Bipartisan House Group Unveils $1.5 Trillion COVID Framework

Frustrated with the stalemate on a new coronavirus relief package, the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus has assembled a roughly $1.5 trillion framework intended as a last-ditch effort to spur negotiations before Congress leaves Washington for the election season. The plan, led by Reps. Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ) and Tom Reed (R-NY), is designed for a six-month… Read more »

ASAE Extends Deadline for COVID-19 Relief Sign-On Letter

The deadline to join ASAE’s latest letter to Congress requesting COVID-19 assistance for 501(c)(6) organizations has been extended to Sept. 25. Association leaders are encouraged to add their organization’s name to the letter here. The sign-on letter, which already includes more than 1,600 signatories, calls on Congress to expand access to the Paycheck Protection Program… Read more »

ASAE’s Robertson Participates in PRIA Roundtable

ASAE President and CEO Susan Robertson, CAE, participated this afternoon in a congressional roundtable with Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) and other trade association leaders interested in ensuring that businesses and associations can financially recover from future waves of COVID-19 and other pandemics that may occur. Maloney, a senior member of the House Financial Services Committee,… Read more »

ASAE’s Op-Ed in The Hill Reinforces Urgency for COVID Relief

In a recent op-ed published in The Hill, ASAE President and CEO Susan Robertson, CAE, amplified ASAE’s calls on Congress to swiftly extend the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and provide relief for America’s associations during the months-long COVID-19 pandemic. Congress has enacted several sweeping rescue packages this year to assist individuals, small businesses and various… Read more »