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September 2022 News

Congress Poised to Approve Stopgap Funding Bill

Congress is expected to pass a short-term government funding bill this week though details of the package are still pending. While a government shutdown appears unlikely, Senate leaders are still working to build support for including energy permitting reforms in the continuing resolution to fund the government, likely into mid-December. Read more

September 26, 2022|

House GOP Issues Governing Framework

House Republicans last Friday released a framework for governing should the party flip the House in the upcoming November elections. The framework includes few specific policy proposals but offers a glimpse of House Republicans’ priorities during the last two years of President Biden’s current administration. Dubbed the “Commitment to America,” Read more

September 26, 2022|

Senate Republicans Block Consideration of DISCLOSE Act

Senate Republicans last week blocked consideration of the DISCLOSE Act, which would require Super PACs and 501(c)(4) nonprofit political groups to disclose donors of $10,000 or more during an election cycle. In a procedural vote last Thursday, the Senate failed to advance the bill on a 49-49 vote. Congressional Democrats Read more

September 26, 2022|

ASAE Celebrates Power of Associations Tonight

ASAE is hosting a sold-out 23rd Annual Summit Awards Dinner tonight at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC, to celebrate and promote the invaluable contributions that associations make to America and the world. Six associations will be recognized this evening with a 2022 Summit Award, ASAE’s highest honor for Read more

September 26, 2022|

ASAE’s GRAPAC Webinar to Focus on State Advocacy for 2023

There’s still time to register for ASAE’s Government Relations and Advocacy Professionals Advisory Council (GRAPAC) webinar Sept. 21 from noon to 1 pm ET on “State Government Relations and Advocacy: Getting Ready for 2023.” All 50 state legislatures will be in session in 2023, and a panel of state government Read more

September 15, 2022|

White House Brokers Deal to Avert National Rail Strike

President Biden this morning announced a tentative agreement between rail carriers and union leaders, which would keep freight trains running and prevent a major disruption to the nation’s supply chains. The White House helped broker the deal which will likely avert a national rail strike that could have had significant Read more

September 15, 2022|

Congress Intent on Passing Stopgap Government Funding Bill

House and Senate leaders are working to pass a short-term funding patch to keep government agencies open past Sept. 30, when current funding expires. While a government shutdown appears unlikely, Senate leaders are still working to build support for including energy permitting reforms in the continuing resolution to fund the Read more

September 15, 2022|

ASAE Submits Statement for Senate Banking Hearing on Insurance

ASAE submitted a written statement for a Senate Banking Committee hearing last week, urging Congress to establish a public-private pandemic risk insurance program. The Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on Sept. 8 was on “Current Issues in Insurance,” and the Pandemic Risk Insurance Act (PRIA) endorsed by Read more

September 15, 2022|

ASAE’s GRAPAC Webinar to Focus on State Advocacy for 2023

ASAE’s Government Relations and Advocacy Professionals Advisory Council (GRAPAC) will hold a free webinar Sept. 21 from noon to 1 pm ET on “State Government Relations and Advocacy: Getting Ready for 2023.” All 50 state legislatures will be in session in 2023, and a panel of state government relations and Read more

September 1, 2022|

Travel Industry Continues Recovery, Despite Cooling Economy

Travel spending exceeded 2019 spending levels for the fourth consecutive month in July, and modest growth is expected to continue as inflation drops and the labor market remains strong, according to U.S. Travel Association research. Inflation and a cooling economy are still concerns for the travel industry, which is still Read more

September 1, 2022|

Congress Closing In on Short-Term Government Funding Bill

Congress has just weeks to pass a short-term funding patch to keep government agencies open past Sept. 30, when current funding expires. Democratic and Republican leaders are downplaying the possibility of a government shutdown, but a bipartisan bill could be problematic if it includes certain energy permitting provisions tied to Read more

September 1, 2022|

Help ASAE Communicate the Power of Associations

ASAE is gathering signatures for a Power of Associations community sign-on letter that will be shared with members of Congress and state legislators to foster a better understanding of how associations benefit society and inform policymaking. The sign-on letter was rolled out during ASAE’s 2022 Annual Meeting & Exposition in Read more

September 1, 2022|

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