Which CEOs give the most cash to political campaigns?

Many association CEOs give generously to candidates, parties and PACs, but two trade group leaders stand out—Nick Calio of Airlines for America and Val Halamandaris of National Association for Home Care & Hospice. CEO Update examined political giving by the top executives at associations with big lobbying budgets. "You can’t have good policy without good candidates and legislation," Calio said.

Preparing for Ebola goes viral at associations

From all hands on deck to just-in-case information sharing, a wide range of associations are responding to the Ebola outbreak. "It's a fine line between stoking hysteria and being responsibly prepared," Professional Services Council CEO Stan Soloway said.