ASAE to Host Post-Election Analysis Program

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 »

Associations Look to Lame Duck for Tax Changes

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 »

Senate Defeats Expansion of non-ObamaCare Plans

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 »

ACA Repeal Bill Gains Momentum

The September 30 deadline for healthcare legislation to pass the Senate using a simple majority is looming. Legislation from Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Bill Cassidy (R-LA) seems to be gaining speed and is expected to face a vote in the Senate next week. Known as Graham-Cassidy, the plan would cut federal funding for healthcare… Read more »