On June 23 at 12:00pm ET ASAE’s Government Relations & Advocacy Professionals Advisory Council (GRAPAC) will host a discussion with leading experts on the who, what, where, when, why and how of media advocacy and get their insights on how to effectively incorporate local media engagement into your association’s overall lobbying strategy. Media advocacy is… Read more »

The Senate-passed U.S. Innovation and Competition Act, meant to bolster America’s technological and economic competition with China, faces a lengthy, unknown timeline in the House of Representatives. House Democrats are advancing several of their own bills to bolster U.S. competitiveness in science and manufacturing and to address human-rights issues. POLITICO reports that, according to a… Read more »

Last week, bipartisan legislators in the House of Representatives introduced a package of bills that would make the biggest changes to antitrust laws in decades. The legislation, while not specifying companies, would likely target Google, Facebook, Amazon and possibly Microsoft. In particular, the package would eliminate “self-preferencing” often used by tech giants to promote their… Read more »

Yesterday, a bipartisan group of 21 senators announced support for a nearly $1 trillion traditional infrastructure framework. POLITICO reports the framework, which now has the support of 11 Republican senators, does not include any tax increases and is instead funded through a combination of revenue raisers that include repurposing COVID relief funds and reducing the… Read more »

Tickets are now available for the 22nd Annual Summit Awards Dinner, which will take place in-person on September 30 at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC. After going virtual last year, we are pleased to announce the 2021 Power of A Summit Awards reception and dinner will be in-person as we celebrate the winners,… Read more »