Senate leaders are working to pass a short-term government funding bill by tomorrow to thwart a government shutdown, though a handful of Republican senators are holding up a vote. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said this week he remains optimistic that Democratic and Republican will come together to pass a broader, full-year government spending… Read more »

After two years of being held virtually, American Associations Day, ASAE’s legislative fly-in, will take place in-person this year March 31 to April 1 on Capitol Hill. At this year’s fly-in, ASAE advocates will urge Congress to pass the Pandemic Risk Insurance Act to safeguard association meetings in the future. Attendees will also continue to… Read more »

Representatives of the U.S. Travel Association delivered an assessment and vision for the travel industry in an annual “State of the Travel Industry” address in Washington, DC, this week. U.S. Travel President and CEO Roger Dow said the industry has “made a lot of progress” in rebounding from the economic downturn created by the COVID-19… Read more »

A coalition of more than 60 transportation industry groups last week urged Congress to resolve its federal spending dispute in order to fund projects authorized in the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill signed into law nearly three months ago. While the infrastructure bill authorized money to be spent on a wide range of infrastructure improvements, Congress… Read more »