ASAE and other nonprofit organizations are concerned about increased online costs after the recent sale of the .org domain to a private equity firm called Ethos Capital LLC. Last week, Public Interest Registry said it reached an agreement to be acquired by Ethos for an undisclosed price. The deal is expected to close early next… Read more »

Travel industry leaders praised the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce for holding a markup today on legislation to reauthorize Brand USA, the public-private entity created in 2010 to market the U.S. as a destination to international visitors. The Visit U.S. Coalition, which includes ASAE, has been urging Congress to reauthorize… Read more »

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments today in the Trump administration’s appeal of a lower court ruling that invalidated the Department of Labor’s 2018 rule expanding access to association health plans (AHPs). The administration is appealing a District Court decision (rendered on March 28th) that sided with attorneys general from 11 states… Read more »

White House advisers are discussing whether President Trump should propose a 15 percent tax rate for middle-class Americans as part of his reelection campaign. Trump and congressional Republicans faced criticism for passing a 2017 tax law that permanently lowered tax rates for corporations but allows tax cuts for individuals and families to expire in a… Read more »