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September 1, 2018
Steve Greer, CEO of American Income Life Agency Division (an ASBC member), wrote and op-ed in the Waco Tribune-Herald in support of worker ownership.
August 31, 2018
Yesterday, the California State Assembly passed SB 822 by a vote of 58-17. This means that net neutrality protections are one step closer to being re-implemented. The bill will now go back to the State Senate for a vote next week. The Senate had passed a previous edition of the bill back in May, so we are hopeful that the... read more
August 14, 2018
Washington, DC – The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) and member businesses released statements supporting the Main Street Employee Ownership Act, which is scheduled to be signed into law today. The bill, introduced by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Representative Nydia Velazquez earlier this year and included in... read more
August 14, 2018
Washington, DC – The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) and member businesses released statements supporting the Main Street Employee Ownership Act, which is scheduled to be signed into law today. The bill, introduced by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Representative Nydia Velazquez earlier this year and included in... read more
August 14, 2018
Yesterday, as part of the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act, the President signed into law the Main Street Employee Ownership Act. Originally introduced by Senator Gillibrand and Representative Velazquez, this bill is the culmination of many months of hard work by ASBC staff, members, and allies. Worker-owned... read more
August 7, 2018
ASBC member Richard Graves, Co-founder of CleanChoice Energy, is quoted in this Associated Press story about hiring challenges. According to the article, “…its mission — to provide homes with renewable energy — helps attract employees.”
August 3, 2018
ASBC member Brian England, President of BA Auto in Columbia, MD, is quoted in this Associated Press story about the weekly jobs report. He said he has, “has raised starting pay roughly 10 percent in the past two years. The more you make an employee healthy and happy, the more that they’re going to stay with you.”
August 2, 2018
FARGO, ND – Businesses from 30 states urged a federal court in North Dakota to uphold the Clean Water Rule, in an amicus brief filed by Environment America Research & Policy Center and the National Environmental Law Center.  From outfitters to brewers to farmers, many of these businesses depend on clean water for their... read more
August 1, 2018
Washington, DC – Today, the leading policy advocacy group for responsible businesses released a statement criticizing the Economic Security for Parents Act that will be introduced by Senator Marco Rubio, saying that it would provide limited benefits and reduce Social Security for participants. The following statement may be... read more
July 30, 2018
On July 11, the Senate Finance Committee held a hearing on the importance of paid leave. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) testified in support of the Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act, better known as the FAMILY Act. ASBC supports the FAMILY Act, as it is the sole bill in Congress that provides for a comprehensive,... read more

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