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July 12, 2017
Washington, D.C. (July 12, 2017) – Today, more than 100 small business leaders sent a letter to President Donald J. Trump urging the President to ensure that the re-negotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and other global trade pacts does not allow foreign multinational corporations to attack U.S. laws that protect U.S.... read more
June 29, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC (June 27, 2017) -- In response to the Trump Administration’s announced decision to roll back the Clean Water Rule, the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which with its member organizations represents more than 250,000 businesses, released the following statement. It may be attributed to Richard Eidlin, Co-founder and... read more
June 22, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 22, 2017)—A new bill has been proposed by the Republican leadership in the U.S. Senate to make changes to the nation’s healthcare insurance system under Obamacare, or the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The proposal would cut Medicaid payments, decrease subsidies for low and middle income families, and give states more latitude... read more
May 31, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C—The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which has a national network of members representing over 250,000 businesses, released a statement criticizing today’s expected announcement of the Trump Administration’s decision to back out of the Paris climate agreement.“The value of Paris to businesses is the clear market signal... read more
May 23, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 23, 2017)—The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which has a national network of members representing over 250,000 businesses, released statements condemning the Trump Administration’s federal budget proposal released today. The following may be attributed to David Levine, Co-founder and CEO of ASBC:“This budget is... read more
May 19, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 19, 2017)—The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which has a national network of members representing over 250,000 businesses, released a statement condemning Thursday’s vote by the Federal Communications Commission to begin the formal repeal of current net neutrality rules.“The Internet has democratized access to... read more
May 18, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 18, 2017)―The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which with its member organizations represents more than 250,000 businesses, calls on Congress and the Administration to support a bill introduced yesterday by Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH). The legislation, Small Business Regulatory Relief Act, would expand the... read more
April 27, 2017
NEW YORK, NY (April 27, 2017)—In an unprecedented effort aimed at reforming the nation's dysfunctional health care system, the American Sustainable Business Council launched the Business Leaders Transforming Healthcare campaign on Thursday, April 27, with 128 founding supporters such as Pittsburgh Crankshaft Inc., Easton Coach Company, Snowville... read more
April 25, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC (April 26, 2017)—The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which with its member organizations represents more than 250,000 businesses, urges Congress to oppose the Working Families Flexibility Act (HR 1180/ S.801) saying it is poorly designed, permits much potential abuse by employers, and places a major liability on... read more
April 25, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC (April 25, 2017)—The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which with its member organizations represents more than 250,000 businesses, called on new Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) Sonny Perdue to be a champion for sustainable agriculture.The following statement may be attributed to Richard Eidlin, Vice President of ASBC:“... read more

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