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May 31, 2016
An article in Greater Park Hill News quoted Richard Eidlin, co-founder and vice president of policy and campaigns for ASBC in support of Colorado raising the state's minimum wage. Said Eidlin, “A higher minimum wage in Colorado is a win-win. Workers benefit from having more disposable income. Businesses benefit from having more customers able to purchase their goods and services."
May 21, 2016
Matthew Dillon, the director of agricultural policy and programs at Clif Bar (an ASBC member), was quoted in MarketWatch urging Congress to add farmers to the list of workers entitled to student loan forgiveness after 10 years. Said Dillon, “Farming is a tough business. It’s a lot of risk and if we can help early on in lowering the entry fee in farming by creating some debt forgiveness, all the better.”
May 5, 2016
An article in used ASBC and the Green Chemistry & Commerce Council (GC3)'s report, Making the Business & Economic Case for Safer Chemistry.
April 27, 2016
An article in Environmental Protection Online recommended that corporate leaders join sustainability organizations, such as the American Sustainable Business Council, to help support sustainable energy and keep informed about important developments. 
April 22, 2016
An article in Energy Global discussed how ASBC and Green America are encouraging BLM to further limit venting, flaring and leaks from natural gas production on federal and tribal lands.
April 18, 2016
InsideEPA/climate discussed how ASBC is planning more in-person events in its campaign to promote a federal carbon tax, including a June event in coal-heavy Kentucky, a state that might be expected to react with hostility to such a push. (Please note: this article is behind a paywall)
April 15, 2016
An article in the Environmental Leader cited ASBC's Carbon Tax campaign in support of the EPA's Clean Power Plan.
April 14, 2016
An article in The Hill quoted ASBC Co-chair Frank Knapp, Jr. in support of smart regulations. Said Knapp, “Some small businesses will find compliance with federal regulations difficult. The answer is not to throw the baby out with the bathwater and invalidate existing rules. Instead, we believe the solution lies in expanding the capacity of the federal government to provide regulatory compliance assistance to small businesses.”
April 13, 2016
An article in Environment & Energy News discussed ASBC Co-chair Frank Knapp, Jr.'s testimony in support of smart regulations at the Senate Environment and Public Works subcommittee hearing on April 12, 2016. (Please note: this article is behind a paywall)
April 7, 2016
An article in the Bloomberg View discussed the increasing dissatisfaction with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and how it is reflected in the growth of alternative business lobbying groups such as ASBC.