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November 8, 2017
ASBC, Main Street Alliance, and the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce sent a letter to Chairman Grassley and Ranking Member Feinstein urging them to give small business owners access to the courts for equal protection against offending parties. Read the full letter.
November 6, 2017
An article in Bloomberg BNA quoted ASBC's CEO and President David Levine urging the SBA to cancel the contract to conduct a study on the disproportionate cost impact of regulations on small businesses. The contract was awarded to two researchers whose previous work has been widely criticized. Said Levine, "The SBA should start... read more
November 2, 2017
Washington, DC – In response to the paid leave proposal, the Workflex in the 21st Century Act, introduced in the U.S. Congress today by U.S. Rep. Mimi Walters (R-CA), the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) released the following statement, which may be attributed to David Levine, President, CEO and Co-founder:“This is... read more
November 1, 2017
Washington, DC – In response to the tax proposal expected tomorrow in Congress, the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) released the following statement, which may be attributed to Christine Blackburn, Director of Policy:“Congress seems incapable of delivering tax reform that would actually help the economy. The... read more
October 25, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC (October 24, 2017)— A set of generous employment practices helps companies’ bottom lines and delivers significant benefits to society. Those are the counter-intuitive findings of a new report being released today by the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which has a member network representing 250,000... read more
October 19, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC (October 19, 2017) – U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), U.S. Senator Angus King (I-ME), U.S. Representative Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD), Founder and CEO of Business for a Fair Minimum Wage Holly Sklar, President of the Niskanen Center Jerry Taylor, and Founder and Technical Director of Naturepedic Barry Cik... read more
October 16, 2017
ASBC business leaders applaud Governor Brown and Senator Lara for giving California businesses and families the information they need to make responsible choices about the products they use. Approval of the Cleaning Products Right to Know Act confirms California’s commitment to protecting workers on the job and families in... read more
October 16, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC (October 16, 2017)– The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) today announced its support for the final approval by the Governor of CA SB258, the Cleaning Products Right to Know Act. The following statement may be attributed to David Levine, CEO and Co-founder of ASBC:“We applaud Governor Brown and Senator... read more
October 13, 2017
Common Dreams quoted ASBC CEO David Levine opposing the latest executive order that will weaken Affordable Care Act.  Said Levine, "This executive order will put sand in the gears of the ACA markets, leading to increased destabilization. American businesses—both large and small—need more stabilization of the ACA markets, not... read more
October 11, 2017
The Greek Reporter announced Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks, president and CEO of Earth Friendly Products and ASBC board member, was awarded Chapman University's School and College Distinguished Alumni.

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