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2023 News

Apply Now for 2023 Power of Associations Awards

Applications are now being accepted for ASAE’s 2023 Power of Associations Awards, and associations are encouraged to apply and be recognized for their good works that benefit society. The Power of Associations Awards are offered in five categories: Community Support and Engagement, Diversity and Inclusion, Advocacy, Industry/Professional Advancement and Global Read more

February 2, 2023|

White House to Release FY24 Budget Plan March 9

White House officials said President Biden will release his budget proposal for next fiscal year on March 9, in part to pressure House Republicans to detail their own spending plans. The White House on Tuesday circulated a memo from National Economic Council Director Brian Deese and Office of Management and Read more

February 2, 2023|

Biden, McCarthy Meet to Discuss Debt Ceiling

President Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) met yesterday at the White House to discuss a possible path forward to raise the debt ceiling, though expectations remain tempered that a deal can be cut quickly. The Treasury Department has already initiated a series of technical moves known as “extraordinary Read more

February 2, 2023|

Call for Stories: Visa Wait Time Impact on Association Meetings

ASAE needs your help to bring attention to the problem of excessive wait times to receive a visitor visa to enter the United States and the impact on association meetings. ASAE has joined the U.S. Travel Association’s “They Wait, We Lose” campaign to bring attention to the millions of travelers Read more

February 2, 2023|

Registration Open for American Associations Day 2023

Registration is now open for American Associations Day, ASAE’s annual legislative fly-in, on March 27-28 in Washington, DC. Registration (worth 5 CAE credit hours) includes two days of policy education, advocacy and networking. American Associations Day is also a terrific opportunity to network with peers from around the country. During Read more

January 19, 2023|

IRS Moving Forward with Hiring Amid GOP Scrutiny

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is moving ahead with hiring and other operational plans to utilize the $80 billion in additional funding authorized in the Inflation Reduction Act signed into law last year. In a report this week from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA), which provides oversight Read more

January 19, 2023|

Treasury Buying Time for Debt Ceiling Deal

The Treasury Department announced today it has initiated a series of technical moves known as “extraordinary measures” to avoid a potentially disastrous default on the nation’s debt. These moves are expected to hold the government over at least early June. Treasury’s announcement puts pressure on Congress to come to agreement Read more

January 19, 2023|

FTC Proposes New Rule Banning Non-Compete Agreements

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently proposed a new rule that would ban employers from imposing non-compete agreements on their workers. Approximately one in five American workers – roughly 30 million people – are bound by a non-compete clause that prevents the employee from working for a competing employer or Read more

January 19, 2023|

Webinar Focused on Building Relationships in the 118th Congress

A new Congress doesn’t just mean a reset of legislative proposals not passed in the prior session, but also the need to forge relationships with new lawmakers and leadership as a result of an election’s outcomes. Savvy advocates seek to develop rapport with these incoming lawmakers (and their returning colleagues) Read more

January 5, 2023|

DOL Targeting May for Updated Overtime Rule

After the timeline slipped from last fall, the Department of Labor (DOL) is now anticipating issuing a new rule on overtime pay exemptions in May 2023 that is likely to expand the pool of American workers eligible for overtime pay. The overtime rule sets a salary threshold used to determine Read more

January 5, 2023|

Travel Industry Celebrates Omnibus Win

Travel and tourism leaders secured a long-coveted win in the $1.7 trillion omnibus package signed into law just before the holidays last month. The year-long government spending package includes the Omnibus Travel and Tourism Act, establishing a new Assistant Secretary of Travel and Tourism at the U.S. Department of Commerce. Read more

January 5, 2023|

KY Taxing Business Events as of Jan. 1

As of Jan. 1, a wide range of services in Kentucky are now subject to a 6% sales and use tax, including several impacting in-person meetings and events in the state. The Kentucky legislature passed comprehensive tax reform legislation last spring that seeks to reduce the state’s reliance on income Read more

January 5, 2023|