Senate Republicans floated another skinny COVID-19 relief package this week that is unlikely to coax House Democrats back to the negotiating table. The draft legislation is similar to the $1 trillion HEALS Act that Republicans introduced at the end of July as a counter-offer to the $3.5 trillion HEROES Act that the House passed months… Read more »

The House will vote Saturday on legislation to provide $25 billion to address funding shortfalls and block cost-cutting changes at the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) that Democrats worry could impede mail-in voting in the November elections. While House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has resisted calls to pass pieces of COVID-19 relief legislation separately, some lawmakers… Read more »

The Coin Laundry Association (CLA) earned a 2020 ASAE Power of A Summit Award for the LaundryCares Foundation and its work to engage children and whole families in meaningful reading activities during their weekly visit to the laundromat. The initiative provides families with important early learning activities to meet urgent community needs: strengthened communities, better… Read more »

Given the time sensitivity associations will face should Congress expand eligibility for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to include 501(c)(6) organizations, ASAE is hosting a virtual session Aug. 18 at 2 p.m. ET to help prospective PPP applicants understand the PPP loan application process and requirements. The program, titled “Applying to the Paycheck Protection Program:… Read more »

President Trump said earlier today that he won’t support emergency funding the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) because it would help expand mail-in voting during the pandemic. Trump told reporters he would not approve the $25 billion in USPS funding that congressional Democrats seek, or $3.5 billion in supplemental funding for the revenue-challenged agency. “Now, they… Read more »