Lawmakers have finalized a massive spending bill and border security compromise that is expected to pass both the House and Senate later this evening. The final deal appears to have broad support, despite some lingering criticism from the far right and far left. The compromise, reached by a bipartisan conference committee, includes just $1.375 billion… Read more »

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If you are considering entering the Power of A Awards In 2019, it may be helpful to watch the short videos that ASAE created to showcase last year’s winners. Every year, in addition to a video, winners receive digital badges, certificates, and a variety of opportunities for visibility. And, this year, the association community is… Read more »

ASAE will hold a Facebook Live program March 27 to help guide association professionals through the application process for The Power of A Awards program. The Power of A Awards recognize how associations leverage their resources to find solutions to some of the world’s most pressing problems. ASAE is accepting Power of A Award applications… Read more »

Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) said this week he wants to “recreate the momentum” for a major overhaul of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Portman and Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD) introduced bipartisan legislation last year to reform a number of IRS functions and administrative practices in order to make the agency more responsive and accountable to… Read more »

House Democrats will hold hearings this year to lay the groundwork for rolling back some of the more contentious provisions in the Republicans’ 2017 tax law. No Democrats voted for the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that President Trump signed in December 2017, and Democratic leaders have criticized the bill as disproportionately benefitting large corporations… Read more »