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December 5, 2016
The New York Times quoted David Brodwin, ASBC co-founder and CFO, raising concerns about Trump's transition team. Said Brodwin, “Trump is doubling down on crony capitalists who don’t understand that a healthy economy requires a healthy planet and consumers with money in their pockets."
November 23, 2016
An article in Common Dreams quoted David Levine, CEO and co-founder of the American Sustainable Business Council, mourned the halting of the overtime ruling, saying the opponents were "operating from short-sighted, out-moded thinking."
November 28, 2016
An article in TriplePundit quoted MaryAnne Howland, CEO and Founder of Ibis Communications (an ASBC member), in support of greater access to capital for minority- and women-owned businesses.
November 23, 2016
An article In These Times quoted Richard Eidlin, ASBC co-founder and vice-president of policy and campaigns, in support of regulations that protect employees. 
November 15, 2016
David Levine, co-founder and CEO of ASBC, told Chemical Watch if there were to be a dismantling of regulations, or an attempt made to limit the EPA's effectiveness, that would have an impact on TSCA.But if that happens, said Mr Levine, you'll see an uptick of work by states. And he pointed out that it was this very state-driven "patch-work" approach that drove the American Chemistry Council (ACC) and other industry groups to the negotiating table to reform TSCA in the first place."If the EPA is undermined in a way where it can't proceed on chemical assessments, it does leave states the... read more
November 9, 2016
An article in AP News quoted ASBC CEO David Levine about the concerns regarding gridlock persisting even with a Republican president and Congress. Said Levine, "What we don't know is whether or not there is a sincere interest in supporting small and medium-size enterprises in this country — rebuilding Main Street, rebuilding manufacturing."
November 3, 2016
An article in Westfair Business highlighted the launch of the Connecticut Sustainable Business Council, an ASBC organizational member.
October 28, 2016
Richard Eidlin, VP of Policy and Campaigns for American Sustainable Business Council talks about why small businesses are supporting the  National Mitigation Investment Act bill currently in Congress. He also discusses why climate change is becoming a bipartisan issue.
October 13, 2016
An article in Bloomberg BNA quoted ASBC CEO David Levine in support of chemical reform. Said Levine, “Transparency is the key frame that needs to be addressed, and it’s only partially covered by what we see presently in the Lautenberg bill to reform TSCA.”
October 25, 2016
Frank Knapp, president and CEO of the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce and co-chairman of ASBC, wrote an op-ed in the Florence Morning News in support of new economic policies to strengthen small businesses.