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Legislating Change: The Power of Political Activism

This is the sixth and final article in a special six-part series commemorating the 50th anniversary of the National Club Association. This article from the August 1994 issue of Club Director addresses an issue at the heart of the National Club Association—legislative activism. Today, NCA offers new, interactive

The Midterm Election Results

The House of Representatives To put the Republican House victory in historical context, this was the largest midterm victory by the opposition party since 1938 when Republicans won 72 seats.  The 63 total seats won by the Republicans is the third largest gain by the

National Golf Day on Capitol Hill

Did you know that golf is a $75.9 billion industry, larger than the motion picture and recording industries combined? The economic impact of the golf industry in America was conveyed by National Club Association board members and staff as they joined others from the industry

NCA Government Relations Fact Sheet

Dear NCA Member, For nearly 50 years, the National Club Association has defended, protected and advanced the interests and well-being of private, social and recreational clubs. As the only Washington, D.C.-based trade association representing the legislative and legal interests of private clubs, NCA is dedicated

Senator Arlen Specter Switches Party

Today, Sen. Arlen Specter (Pa.) switched political parties to become the 60th Democratic Member of the United States Senate.  With his change in party identification, legislation like the President’s proposed tax increase and universal healthcare, each of which will have an extremely adverse effect on

New Family and Medical Leave Act Rules

On November 17, 2008, the Department of Labor (DOL) published new regulations for the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).  These new rules apply to all clubs that have 50 or more employees during at least 20 calendar workweeks in the past year and they will