More than 1,000 association executives, industry partners, community leaders, and business and government representatives will come together at the National Building Museum on October 2, 2019, to honor this year’s six award-winning associations at ASAE’s 20th Annual Power of A – Summit Awards Dinner. The evening will showcase the programs that illustrate how associations strengthen… Read more »

Negotiations on a bipartisan budget deal and an infrastructure package stalled this week after President Trump said he will not work with congressional Democrats as long as they pursue investigations into him and his administration. “You can’t investigate and legislate simultaneously – it just doesn’t work that way,” Trump tweeted Wednesday. “You can’t go down… Read more »

Leaders of the two tax-writing committees of Congress are discussing the possibility of taking up tax extenders after Congress returns from its Memorial Day break. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-MA) has been focused on moving a retirement bill and an IRS overhaul measure but Neal said he talked to Senate Finance… Read more »

The House passed sweeping legislation last Friday to amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to explicitly prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. The bill, called the Equality Act, passed 236-173 with eight Republicans joining all Democrats in backing the measure. In addition to workplace protections, the bill would prohibit discrimination in… Read more »

The Texas House passed a religious liberty bill this week that will likely be signed by Texas Governor Greg Abbott. The bill was stripped of its most controversial provisions, however, amid protests from ASAE and other business advocates that it would have licensed discrimination against the LGBTQ community. The version of Senate Bill 1978 that… Read more »