Last week, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley introduced legislation that would strengthen the Foreign Agents Registration Act.
The tax bill rolled out by House Republicans on November 2 includes a number of provisions that will affect tax-exempt organizations. But what’s absent in the legislation is just as important for associations.
On Thursday, President Trump directed agencies to develop regulations that would allow membership organizations to sponsor health plans across state lines. But critics worry that costs for sicker people could rise, and many questions remain unanswered, including what groups would qualify as associations.
As the Department of Labor considers a new overtime revision proposal, ASAE says a high minimum salary level would negatively affect nonprofits.
The Department of Labor sent a formal request for information on the overtime rule to the Office of Management and Budget. Once the request is published, the public can submit comments.
The DC Council introduced a bill this week that would adjust the new paid leave law and reduce the resulting tax increase on local businesses.
The Trump administration could prompt new thinking on congressional ethics.
Associations are considering the business and social justice implications of the travel restrictions placed on foreign nationals seeking to enter the United States. ASAE called on the administration to clarify the policy and pledged to work with its members to address the issue.
Tax reform is a top agenda item for the Senate after next month's inauguration of President-Elect Donald Trump, Sen. Mitch McConnell said this week. GOP senators plan to use budget reconciliation to enact a measure quickly.
The Office of Management and Budget has released new travel spending guidelines that could help federal government employees more easily attend conferences.