House Democrats are still planning to advance their government overhaul package (H.R. 1) this month, according to Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA). House Democrats’ agenda has been delayed by the partial government shutdown that lasted 35 days, but Pelosi signaled in a “Dear Colleague” letter this week that she is intent on moving the broad political… Read more »

Have you ever wanted to enter ASAE’s Power of A Awards but been unsure how to do so? Join us on Facebook Live March 27th at 3:00PM ET as we guide you through the application process and judging guidelines, as well as showcase past winners’ videos and share information about the recognition winners receive. Our… Read more »

ASAE and its Government Relations Section Council are hosting a free webinar Feb. 4 on the proliferation of state legislation that challenges voluntary professional credentialing programs run by associations. ASAE and the Professional Certification Coalition have had some success defeating or modifying occupational licensing reform bills in several states, but are still tracking similar bills… Read more »

ASAE sent letters to Capitol Hill this week, welcoming new members of Congress and sharing how associations make America stronger. “In virtually every industry and sector, associations advance workers’ job skills and create new employment opportunities. At the heart of our community are people – researchers, innovators, mentors, communicators – whose expertise and hard work… Read more »

ASAE and other members of the UBIT Coalition continue to meet with congressional offices to seek repeal of a 21 percent tax on so-called fringe benefits – such as free parking or mass transit assistance – that nonprofits provide to employees. Just before the holidays, the House passed a tax package authored by Rep. Kevin… Read more »