By now, you’ve likely heard about the changes to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) (Pub. L. No. 111 148) and how they relate to health insurance for seasonal workers. We know you are concerned about how this might impact your ability to hire seasonal workers and the implications for park and recreation programs that depend on seasonal workers for success. Well, you can breathe easy now – the IRS has recently released guidelines that help clarify this regulation and the NRPA Public Policy Team has compiled the details you need to know to understand the changes and guidelines.
It’s time for all of us to start educating Congress that the LWCF program is much more than a federal land acquisition program and rather than simply cut or eliminate funding for LWCF its time for them to invest in state and local projects by allocating a larger percentage of the annual LWCF funding to the State Assistance Program.
There is so much to learn in the October issue of Parks & Recreation. Managing Editor Elizabeth Beard highlights five great stories you wont want to miss. Read the articles and tell us in the comments what your key learnings are!
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