ASAE Urges Inclusiveness in Healthcare Debate

ASAE earlier this week urged Senate leaders to be more inclusive in crafting health-care legislation, as opposed to working behind closed doors and with little input from health-care organizations and other stakeholders in the health-care system. Until today, the details of the Senate health-care bill had been deliberated in secret for weeks. ASAE reasoned in… Read more »

Senate GOP Leaders Unveil Health-Care Bill

After weeks of closed-door negotiations, Senate Republicans released a health-care bill today that would do away with large parts of the Affordable Care Act and cap funding for Medicaid, one of the nation’s biggest entitlement programs. The 142-page Senate bill has been called a “discussion draft” and Senate leaders emphasized that the legislation is likely… Read more »

ASAE Letter to Senate Majority Leader McConnell

ASAE sent the following letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on June 20:   June 20, 2017   The Honorable Mitch McConnell Majority Leader U.S. Senate Washington, DC 20510   Dear Majority Leader McConnell: On behalf of America’s vast association sector, I strongly encourage you and your fellow senators to be more inclusive… Read more »

Congress Has Crowded Agenda Ahead of Tax Reform

Congressional leaders and the White House continue to cite tax reform as a top priority for this session but a number of other issues are complicating the legislative agenda, including advancing a health care bill, passing a budget and increasing the debt ceiling before the fall. Republican senators are still resolving ideological differences in putting… Read more »