Small Business Administration holds Roundtable With DOL on Overtime Rule; Health Insurance Tax Repeal Brought up in Tax Bill; Another Repeal Vote

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Senate STARS Act To Be Introduced This Week; DOL Issues New Guidance on Employee/Independent Contractor Classification; Drought Relief for West Passes

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WOTUS Rule Attacked in Court; DOL’s Overtime Rule Looking at Delays; The Next Step for the Health Care Law

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First ACA Amendment Bill Passes Ways and Means; WOTUS Rule Released During Memorial Day Recess; Moving Forward on Spending Bills; Welcome to the House

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Once Again, a Mad Scramble before the Congressional Recess; WOTUS Rule Coming Any Day; NLRB Update; No WWU 6/1

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Bill to Stop WOTUS Rule Passes the House; Welcome to the House; Want to Hear More about What’s Going on in Congress?

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The Other Shoes Drops on the H-2B Program; The Senate Bill to Stop the WOTUS Rule; Two Things Congress Hasn’t Done in More Than 10 and 40 Years, Respectively; No WWU May 11

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The Legislative Response to new NLRB Rules; The Legislative Response to WOTUS; A Major Milestone for Congress; The Biggest Party of the Year

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The NLRB’s Ambush Election Rule is Now in Effect; National Golf Day

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Clubs that Use H-2B Visa Workers Get a Reprieve; The Next Fight Against the NLRB; The House Rejects Ambush Election Rule, Too; Happy Birthday ACA

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The Next Problem Stemming from the WOTUS Rule; Dinner with Sen. Tim Scott; H-2B Requests Back on Capitol Hill

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The Senate Shines a Light on the Ambush Election Rule; Next Set of ACA Amendment Bills Introduced; Recess

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Fireworks at WOTUS Hearing; Countdown to the Ambush Election Rule is on

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WOTUS Rule Meetings; Senate and House Action on the Ambush Election Rule; House Democrats Issues Conference; Almost a 300 Percent Increase Over 2014

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The Next Move for the STARS Act; Forty Hours is Full-Time Act Hearing in the Senate; A Milestone Reached in the Senate; NCA Regional Conference in New Jersey

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The Sweetest Spot in the Country; New Paid Sick Leave Push Coming; An NCA-Backed Senator Takes Center Stage; NCA Regional Conference in New Jersey

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Happy New Year!; They’re Back; Not a Bad Start; NLRB Ambush Election Rule Lawsuit

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NLRB Gets a New Member and the Ambush Election Rule is Released; The Battle to Keep the Government Funded; Keeping the Government Funded - Barely; Reception with Sen.-Elect Dan Sullivan; Reception with Sen.-Elect David Perdue; No WWU

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A Final Answer in the Senate and Two More Heading to the House; The Battle to Keep the Government Funded; The Capitol and National Christmas Trees Light Up; Reception with Sen.-Elect Dan Sullivan; The Golden Bear to Receive a Bit More Gold; Final Healthcare Town Hall Meetings Set for this WEDNESDAY

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Some Election Clean-up; House Democrats Select their Leaders for the 114th Congress; Keeping the Lights on; Thanksgiving Recess; Health Care Town Hall Meetings Set for WEDNESDAYS

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Orientation Week in Congress; Golf Industry Submits Comments to EPA Regarding WOTUS Regulations; Agenda for the Lame Duck Session of Congress; Welcome to the House; Healthcare Town Hall Meetings

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EPA's WOTUS Regulations Rejected by the House; Draft Sec. 6056 Tax Forms Released by IRS; Bipartisanship BEFORE the Elections; Election Recess; Healthcare Town Hall Meetings

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In an effort to keep you up to date on the actions taking place in Washington, here is your insider’s brief from Capitol Hill—an informal update of what took place in D.C. over the past week. The HIT Delay Bill Gaining Traction Last Tuesday, my colleagues and I on the Stop the HIT Coalition met with three Democratic members of the House toRead More

New Call to Delay the Employer Mandate; Split Ruling on Major ACA Provision; Special Treatment in the ACA for Members of Congress?; Healthcare Town Hall Meetings Set for WEDNESDAYS

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Action Plan Emerging if Republicans Retake the Senate; Good, Bad and More Good News on the STARS Act; Healthcare Town Hall Meetings Set for WEDNESDAYS

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What’s Next for the NLRB?; STARS Act Update; Healthcare Town Hall Meetings Set for WEDNESDAYS

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SCOTUS Agrees NLRB Appointments were Unconstitutional; Welcome to the House; Congressional Baseball Game; No WWU until July 14; Healthcare Town Hall Meetings Set for WEDNESDAYS

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H-2B in Senate Labor/HHS Approps. Bill; Leadership Races in the House Go as Expected; Healthcare Town Hall Meetings Set for WEDNESDAYS

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Is the ACA Repeal Movement Dead?; The EPA’s New Energy Rule; Healthcare Town Hall Meetings Set for WEDNESDAYS

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The House Budget Passes; NCA’s National Club Conference; No WWU 4/21, 4/28, 5/5; Healthcare Town Hall Meetings Set for WEDNESDAYS

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The SAW Act Gets a Bipartisan Victory; New H-2B Wage Rule Coming Soon, but When?; NLRB Bills Introduced; Healthcare Town Hall Meetings Set for WEDNESDAYS

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The SAW Act Gets Backing from House Leadership; A “Seasonal Workers” Amendment to the ACA; New Legislation Proposed to Stop the NLRB; Healthcare Town Hall Meetings Set for WEDNESDAYS

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The Next Regulatory Challenge; Seasonal Employees under the ACA; Welcome to the House; No WWU 3/24; Healthcare Town Hall Meetings Set for WEDNESDAYS

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The House looks at the NLRB’s Ambush Election Rule; The President’s Budget; Healthcare Town Hall Meetings Set for WEDNESDAYS

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The Tax Reform Draft is Released and then Killed; The Budget Dilemma; An Historic Career; Healthcare Town Hall Meetings Set for WEDNESDAYS

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The IRS Issues its Final Employer Mandate Regulations; What an Impending Snowstorm and Recess can do to Produce Results in Capitol Hill; Welcome to the Senate; No WWU 2/24; Healthcare Town Hall Meetings Set for WEDNESDAYS

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A Big Boost for Immigration Reform; Hearing on the Definition of Full-Time Employee; No WWU 2/10; Healthcare Town Hall Meetings Set for WEDNESDAYS

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The Good News and the Bad News;
New Victories Against the NLRB – Sort of; No WWU 1/27; Healthcare Town Hall Meetings Set for WEDNESDAYS

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The Budget is Set – Now to Fill in the Blanks; Immigration May Not be Dead; Welcome to the House; Healthcare Town Hall Meetings Set for WEDNESDAYS in 2014

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A Return to Normalcy in Washington?; Welcome to the House; Healthcare Town Hall Meetings Set for WEDNESDAYS in 2014; No WWU until January 13, 2014

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A Small Light at the End of the Tunnel; Hey, Where’s the Senate’s Fix-It Bill?; Welcome to the House; No WWU 12/2 and 12/9; Healthcare Town Hall Meeting Reminder

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Out of the Frying Pan and into the Fire; Delaying the Health Insurance Tax; Healthcare Town Hall Meeting Reminder

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And the Beat Goes on...; Budget Conference Committee Talks Going Strong; Welcome to the Senate; No WWU 11/11

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The End of the Shutdown/Debt-Ceiling Crisis; A Week of Mixed Emotions on Capitol Hill; No WWU 10/28; Weekly Healthcare Town Hall Meeting Reminder

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The Debt-Ceiling Debate May Be the Only Way Out of the Shutdown; A Victory for the House, Sort of...; A New Vacancy in the House; Weekly Healthcare Town Hall Meeting Reminder

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The Timeline to Shut Down; Weekly Healthcare Town Hall Meeting Reminder

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A View from Inside with Rep. Ron DeSantis; A Note on Stopping Obamacare by Shutting Down the Government; A Final Note on Immigration Reform; Weekly Healthcare Town Hall Meeting Reminder

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Once Again, They are Struggling to Keep the Lights On; From the Frying Pan into the Fire; Comprehensive Immigration Reform Unlikely to Pass the House; Weekly Healthcare Town Hall Meeting Reminder; Congress’ Summer Recess Means No WWU until 9/16

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The Deal that Filled the NLRB; H-2B and Seasonal Worker Bills Introduced; Weekly Healthcare Town Hall Meeting Reminder

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The House has Questions about the Employer Mandate Delay; New Healthcare Tax Not Delayed; Welcome to the Senate; No WWU 7/22; Weekly Healthcare Town Hall Meeting Reminder

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One Down and One to Go; Supreme Court Will Take the NLRB Recess Appointment Case; No WWU 7/8; Weekly Healthcare Town Hall Meeting Reminder

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The Immigration “Border Surge” or Look What I Found; The House Will Soon Have Its Say; No Weekly Healthcare Town Hall Meeting Today

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The House Small Business Committee Reviews H-2B Wage Rule; Immigration Debate Starts in the Senate; Welcome to the Senate; The 52nd Annual Congressional Baseball Game; Weekly Healthcare Town Hall Meetings at 4:00 ET

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Surprise! The House Passes Repeal of Obamacare; A Second U.S. Court of Appeals Strikes Down the President’s NLRB Appointments; The Legal Workforce Act; Welcome to the House – Again

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Comp Time Bill Passes House; 300+ Amendments; A Hole-In-One; Obamacare on the Chopping Block Again

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H-2B Program Update; More Problems with/for Obamacare; Immigration Makes a Comeback; Welcome to the House of Representatives

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The Government Meets its Latest Fiscal Demand - Early; The New Healthcare Law Hits Home on the Hill; No WWU until 4/15

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The FY 2014 Budget Debate Begins; NLRB asks for Supreme Court Review; Comments Filed on Obamacare Regulations and “Seasonal Employees”

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Tax Reform Not Off the Table; Sequestration Alternatives Shot Down; Welcome to the House (Sort of); No WWU Next Week

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SOTUS Not That Great for Private Clubs; Welcome to the Senate; No WWU Next Week

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Newly Issued ACA Regulations May Exempt Seasonal Employees; Comprehensive Immigration Reform - Once More into the Breach; Debt Ceiling Raised; No WWU next week

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Court Strikes Down NLRB Appointments; The First of What is Likely to be Many ACA Delays; The Debt Ceiling Issue is Resolved—For Now; Inauguration Day

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Happy New Year; I'm Back and They Aren't...; A New Leader at DOL; Right Back Behind Schedule; NCA Webinar This Thursday, 1/17/13; No WWU 1/21/13

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Tick Tock; NLRB Down to Three; One Leaves and Another Returns; The National Christmas Tree; Holiday Vacation - No WWU

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All By Himself; Both Leaders Showing a Little Muscle; An Opening for a Friend of NCA?

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Obamacare's Essential Health Benefits Rules Released; They're Getting Closer to the Cliff; It’s Official; The Lunch

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They're Back...; Fiscal Cliff, Round 1; A Tsunami of Regulations; Welcome to the House...Early; No Washington Weekly Update Until 12/3

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Election Outlook: the House and Senate; Election Outlook: The White House; Reminder, No Washington Weekly Update Until 11/19

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The E-Verify Program Gets Extended; No Movement in Our Court Cases Against the NLRB; Happy Days (Sort Of) as the Government Stays Funded; No Washington Weekly Update Until 11/19

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The Other Shoe is About to Drop - New Regulations for PPACA; Fiscal Year 2013 Funding; Happy Days (Sort Of) as the Government Stays Funded; ClubPAC Event; The King Gets Some Gold

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One Fight Averted...We Hope; The House Takes Its Turn on Taxes; ClubPAC Event; The Good, the Unfortunate and the Ugly; August Recess - No WWU Until 9/17

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House Approps Does what Senate Approps Didn't; Speaking of Government Funding for Fiscal Year 2013; Presidential Polling

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Once More unto the Breach; Good News for H-2B Users: No Government Funding Bills Until 2013; The House Schedule until August; An Amazing Milestone in the Senate; The Weekly Winner

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The Ruling We Did Not Want; Last Week's Winner; Summer Has Arrived at the White House; The Boys of Summer Were at it Again; No WWU 7/9/12

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A Bipartisan Breakthrough ... In An Election Year No Less; Senate Races Are Heating Up; Finally, The Date Has Been Set

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A Win Against the H-2B Regulations and a Loss Against the NLRB Rules; Welcome to the House

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The House Begins Repealing Parts of the PPACA; Dinner with Rep. Tim Scott; Three Out of Four Ain't Bad

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The Awful Truth; It's Good to Have Friends; This Week's "Winner" in the Presidential Race

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The NLRB Suffers Another Blow; The Hoagie Summit; Not The Vote He Was Hoping For, Again

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The Presidential Election Comes Down to Having More "Good" Weeks than "Bad"; Some More Good News for the President; The U.S. Treasury Department Offers Some Good News (Sort Of)

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The NLRB's "Quickie Election Rule" Starts Today; More Good News from Washington; Another One Bites the Dust; H-2B Visa Ruled Blocked; National Club Conference in NYC; No WWU Next Week

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The Tax Battle Begins;
The NLRB Poster Rule Gets Delayed and We Win in the Palmetto State; National Golf Day; NCC in NYC

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Will Wonders Never Cease; New National Debt Information; National Club Conference; No WWU until 4/23

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The Healthcare Reform Law is Now Two; The House Budget is Finally Released; The Second Casualty of 2012's Redistricting

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The First Casualty of 2012's Redistricting; Transportation Gridlock; House Budget Gets Closer to Passage; A Sad Day in the House; A Milestone Reached; No WWU Next Week

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The JOBS Act; The House’s Budget Plan Hits a Bump in the Road; The Senate's 2012 Outlook just got Muddier

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The President's Budget Hit the Hill; The Payroll Tax Cut Passed; Opposition to the H-2B Regulation Starts Even Before it's Published; No WWU Next Week

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The Other Shoe Finally Dropped on the H-2B Visa Program; The Payroll Tax Cut and a Ballpark?; The STOCK Act Slows; Love is in the Air in the Senate...

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The Payroll Tax Cut Committee Off to a Slow Start; A Bit of Bipartisanship, Sort of; Welcome to the House; Love is in the Air in the Senate...

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The Senate Starts the Year with ... a Break; Support for H.R. 1744; A Sad Day in the House

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Happy New Year!; They Were In and Then They Were Out; 2012 Starts Off with Good News from the NLRB; The Health Care Reform Law in 2012

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The Third, Fourth (and Fifth) Try at Extending the Payroll Tax Cut; The House Reins in Regulations; H-2B Help is Urged By Bipartisan Group of Congressmen

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The First (and Second) Try at Extending the Payroll Tax Cut; The NLRB votes on its Quickie Election Rule while the House Votes to Stop It

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The H-2B Wage Rule Gets Delayed Again; The Supreme Court Takes on the Health Care Reform Law; The Super Committee is Out of Time; No WWU 11/28

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The First "Minibus" Speeds through the Senate; Social Security Trust Fund; The Important Work of the House; No WWU 11/14

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The U.S. Supreme Court May Agree to Hear Health Care Law Case Soon; The Super Committee is Running Out of Time; The Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act Passes from Committee

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Legislation Prohibiting the H-2B Wage Rule from Taking Effect Introduced; The Super Committee May Focus on Corporate Tax Rates; The President's Jobs Bill is Out but Certain Parts of It May Pass; Another Banner Year for the Federal Government; No WWU 10/24

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The NLRB Takes a Step Back and Delays "Poster" Rule; The President's Jobs Bill gets a Makeover - to the Detriment of Private Clubs; Funding the Federal Government, Again

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Finally, Some Good News on the H-2B Front; E-Verify Bill Passes the House Judiciary Committee; Welcome to Congress; No WWU 10/3

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The H-2B Visa Fight Heads to Court; The House Strikes Back at the NLRB; Believe It or Not, Another Government Funding Bill is Due

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The NLRB strikes again; New Employer Mandate "Safe Harbor" Rule Does Little to Fix the Problem; The President's New Job Plan and the Private Club Industry

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A Boost for Clubs That Use the H-2B Program?; And Now for the Really Bad News...; The Final Debt-Ceiling Battle...At Least for this Year; The August Recess is Upon Us, So No WWU until 9/12/11

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The First Legislative Response to the NLRB's Actions; The Debt-Ceiling Debate Pushes Off Other Action Against the NLRB; Speaking of the Debt-Ceiling Debate ; And I Don't Work Weekends ...

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Legislation Introduced to Stop Regulations from Hurting Small BusinessesAt Least Two Senators Get It; The Game Must Go On; Welcome to Congress

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H-2B Wage Rule Battle Heats UpThe NLRB Finally Gets Some Congressional Oversight; The Repeal of the Employer Mandate Penalties Found in the Health Care Reform Law; An NCA Connection in the White House?

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A "Temporary" Employer Tax Permanently EndedThe First Ruling on the Health Care Reform Law from an Appellate Court; Getting Serious about the Debt-Ceiling Crisis, Sort of;  Governor Moonbeam Did What?

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The National Labor Relations Board and the Department of Labor Strike Again; Another Disaster Relief Act and the Same Exclusion for Golf; Support Growing for Repeal of the Employer Penalty Section in the Health Care Law

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The Circuit Courts Take a Look at the Health Care Reform Law; The Next Provision of the Health Care Reform Law to Repeal

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Spending Cuts will not Include Entitlement Reform - Surprise; The Debt Ceiling Debate and Spending Cuts; Health Care Reform Regulations Hit the House; Welcome to Congress

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The Debt Ceiling and the Budget; It Isn't Like They are Too Busy; They May Not Be Doing Anything, But We Are

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Here Come the Regulations; Let's Give It another Shot; Welcome to the Senate

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NLRB Becomes Issue # 1; Help Save the H-2B Visa Program; The Debt Ceiling and Deficit Reduction TalksRead More

National Golf Day; The Deed is Done; Budget Deal Number 1 is Done; NCA's 50th Anniversary Celebration during the National Club Conference; No WWU Until 5/9/11

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Hip Hip Hooray; New EPA Rules on CO2 Emissions Survive Congressional Action; Oh Yes, There Was Something About Government Funding, Too...

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At Last an Answer to the 1099 Repeal Question; New H-2B Regulations Significantly Impact Private ClubsRead More

A Near Miss for the Speaker; The CO2 Battle in the Senate and House; The President's 60th

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The 6th Stopgap Spending Bill, but Who's Counting; The 1099 Repeal Saga Continues ...

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Finally, the Repeal of the 1099 Mandate Passes the House; The Final Hiccup with the 1099 Repeal; The Government is Funded ... for Two More Weeks...

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The Health Care Reform Law and the FY 2011 Spending Bill; The House's 1099 Repeal Bill; A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the FY 2011 Spending Debate

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The 1099 Reporting Requirement is Finally Repealed; The Courts and the Health Care Reform LawRead More

The State of the Union and Private Clubs; The 1099 Repeal Movement; The House Moves on Deficit ReductionRead More

The Department of Labor's New H-2B Wage Rule is Now Final; The New House Ways and Means Chairman Starts Looking at Changing the Tax Code; H.R. 2 Passes, but Now What

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The New Speaker and his First Legislative Action; Senate Republicans Pushing for a Balanced Budget Amendment  ; New Chief of Staff a Strong Business Supporter; Happy New YearRead More

The Long Kiss Goodbye; Finally, a Tax Deal; No WWU until 1/17/11Read More

The New Congress; The Tax Deal; ClubPAC Event with Sen.-Elect Marco RubioRead More

The First Moves on Maintaining the Current Tax Rates; Maybe the Third Time will be the Charm; The Government is Funded -- for Now; Welcome to Congress; Thank You for Your Service, But You Have to Go  Read More

A Brave New World; The Lame-Duck Prognosis; Cash Those Government Checks Before December 3Read More

And They're Off;  A Bipartisan Effort to Repeal the Health Care Reform Law?

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The Senate Fails to Stop "Card Check-like" Regulation; No Vote to Extend the Bush Tax Cuts until after November 2; Oh, and the Government Needs to be Funded, too.

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The Good and the Bad from the Senate's 1099 Vote; Extension of the Bush Tax Cuts Sets Off Major Debate among Senate Democrats; The House is Back in Session - Sort of...; The President and Private Clubs.

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Speaker Pelosi Brings 'Em Back for One More Vote;  First Test Vote on Tax Hikes;  ClubPAC Event.

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1099 Repeal to Get a Vote in the Senate, Loses in the House;  Energy Bill Finally Emerges.Read More

Movement on 1099 repeal;  First Look at the Expiring Tax Cuts;  Welcome to the Senate.Read More

Climate Change Legislation Making a Comeback?;  More Problems with President Obama's Old Senate Seat;  The Senate's Voice has Passed.

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The Health Care Reform Law and the Next New Regulation;  The COBRA Subsidy and Gridlock in Congress;   A Small Sign of Victory on EFCA.Read More

The New Health Care Reform Law and "Grandfathering";  The New Health Care Law and Tanning Salons;  New H-2B Regulations are Coming.

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EFCA and the National Labor Relations Board;  Speaking of Regulating...;  Welcome to Congress.

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Tax Extenders Bill Delayed...Again;  An Uneasy Luncheon...;  Election Surprises in May.

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The 2010 Election Cycle Starts with a Wake-Up Call for All;  Simple Bills Become Political Tools;  EFCA Still on Hold.Read More

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