October 26, 2018   The Honorable Orrin Hatch, Chairman U.S. Senate Committee on Finance 219 Dirksen Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510   The Honorable Ron Wyden, Ranking Member U.S. Senate Committee on Finance 219 Dirksen Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510   The Honorable Kevin Brady, Chairman U.S. House Committee on Ways & Means… Read more »

The National Restaurant Association Education Foundation has earned a 2018 ASAE Power of A Gold Award for five programs that support the industry’s workforce development, food safety, and employability skills training initiatives. ASAE honored NRAEF for the following programs: ProStart® is a national high-school career and technical education program that offers industry certificates in culinary… Read more »

The election will bring many changes to how associations navigate state and federal policy issues. To help our members prepare, ASAE will host a program Midterm Election Review: Impact on Your Government Relations Strategy. The program will take place on Nov. 8 from 3 PM-5 PM to review the midterm election results and assess the… Read more »

Many in Washington are looking to the lame duck session in hopes that Congress will pass fixes to the 2017 tax law. One major correction that the retail and restaurant community are seeking is an error that denies credit for renovations for many retail and restaurant businesses. Senior officials at Treasury’s Office of Tax Policy… Read more »

The Senate on Wednesday narrowly defeated a measure, introduced by Democrats, to overturn President Trump’s expansion of non-ObamaCare insurance plans, including short-term health insurance plans and association health plans. The legislation narrowly failed by a 50-50 vote in the Senate on party lines with the exception of Sen. Susan Collins, who voted with the Democrats…. Read more »