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January 11, 2016
An article in the Washington Post quoted Richard Eidlin, ASBC's VP of policy and campaigns, regarding the upcoming State of the Union address.  Said Eidlin, “ASBC presented a short list of items we’d like him to talk about. We’ve made suggestions on everything from how to minimize tax inversions, to dealing with climate change, to calling on Congress to pass a higher federal minimum wage.”
December 19, 2015
The Union Leader and the New Hampshire Business Review reported on an event that was co-sponsored by ASBC, the Campaign for a Family Friendly Economy, the New Hampshire Women’s Foundation and the Center for American Progress to discuss the benefits of family-friendly policies and their impact in the workplace.
December 10, 2015
The MPR News Climate Cast radio show looked at corporations and what role they play in the reduction of carbon emissions. Several companies attended the Paris Climate Talks. Guests interviewed on the program were Eric Roston, sustainability editor at Bloomberg.com and Richard Eidlin, the co-founder and vice president of Policy for American Sustainable Business Council.
December 7, 2015
An article in InsideClimate News cited ASBC and E2's letter to Congress asking politicians not to interfere with international negotiations and to support U.S. climate action.
December 7, 2015
Covering the talks at COP21 in Paris, Yahoo News quoted Richard Eidlin, ASBC's VP of policy and campaigns, about business' concerns over the effects of climate change. Said Eidlin, "From increased insurance costs and supply chain disruptions to the loss of entire companies due to extreme weather events, business is already feeling the cost of inaction on climate change.”
December 4, 2015
PV Tech quoted Richard Eidlin, ASBC's VP of policy and campaigns, in support of Clean Energy Victory Bonds. Said Eidlin, “The market is speaking, and it's speaking in favour of clean energy. As the world comes together in Paris to address climate change, it is more important than ever for renewable energy industries to have a new source of investment capital to build the market momentum.”
December 4, 2015
North American Windpower quoted Fran Teplitz, executive co-director of Green America (an ASBC member), in support of Clean Energy Victory Bonds.  Said Teplitz, "Clean Energy Victory Bonds will be a huge boon to the growing clean energy and energy efficiency sectors. Investors and business need steady incentives in order to invest in the clean energy industry in the U.S."
December 3, 2015
An article in McClatchyDC quotes ASBC Policy Director Bryan McGannon about why large utility companies are foregoing the corporate pledge since new federal guidelines require power plants to reduce carbon dioxide emissions for the first time. Said McGannon, "I’ve seen from reports that most (large utilities) are active at the state level developing the state implementation plans that are called for under the EPA rules."Read more here: http://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/nation-world/national/economy/article47742150.html#storylink=cpy Read more here: http://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/nation-world/... read more
December 2, 2015
An article in the Wall Street Journal quoted Bryan McGannon, ASBC's Director of Policy and Engagement, in reaction to the Senate Finance Committee and the House Ways and Means Committee’s subcommittee hearings on tax policy. Said McGannon, “Congress should consider the BEPS proposals as a source of ideas for tightening our tax code so that the government collects the tax revenue it needs to build and maintain essential services and infrastructure,”
November 16, 2015
An article in NRDC.org quotes ASBC's letter to oppose the Congressional Review Act to make the business case for the Clean Power Pan.

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