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March 9, 2012
ASBC commends the U.S. Senate for rejecting once again the Keystone pipeline; meanwhile a new report from NRDC details the damage the pipeline would cause by accelerating climate change and undermining US national and energy security.
March 9, 2012
The American Sustainable Business Council, a coalition of 45 business organizations, commended the Senate vote yesterday that defeated an amendment to advance the dangerous Keystone XL crude oil pipeline. The amendment, proposed by Senator John Hoeven (R-ND) and attached to the Transportation Bill, would have undercut the... read more
March 8, 2012
David Brodwin, ASBC co-founder, explains how sound regulations stimulate innovation and help the economy grow. Good regulations liberate the economy from the dominant industries of the past that would resist disruptive technologies and other innovations.
March 1, 2012
Scott Klinger, tax policy director of Business for Shared Prosperity, a partner in ASBC, penned on op ed on misguided corporate tax loopholes, which ran in The Hill as well as the San Francisco Chronicle.
February 22, 2012
Washington, DC -- Business leaders made the following statements today about the corporate tax reform framework released by the White House: Scott Klinger, tax policy director of Business for Shared Prosperity, said, "President Obama's outline draws attention to some very important themes, including closing corporate tax... read more
February 18, 2012
Elisa Miller-Out, chief executive of Ithaca-based ASBC member Singlebrook Technology, penned an op-ed in The Washington Post about the importance of supportive government policies in helping high tech companies recruit skilled industry workers.
February 16, 2012
Politico's Morning Energy covered a letter to OMB co-signed by ASBC supporting the EPA's authority to develop and implement greenhouse gas (GHG) standards as directed under the Clean Air Act.
February 13, 2012
ASBC Action Fund Vice Chair Frank Knapp was quoted in a CNBC.com story on President Obama's 2013 budget proposal. Portfolio.com ran a related story, quoting a member of ASBC partner organization Business for Shared Prosperity.
February 13, 2012
Washington, DC – Small business owners favor key provisions of the President’s 2013 budget designed to support domestic job creation, modernize infrastructure and raise needed revenue with fairer taxes. These include increasing taxes on the wealthy, eliminating hedge fund manager tax breaks, ending tax deductions for shipping... read more
February 12, 2012
Two state’s legislatures—Hawaii and New Mexico—have passed resolutions calling on the U.S. Congress to amend the Constitution to restore campaign finance laws. The New Mexico state senate passed the bill by a 20-9 vote on February 11th. "The Citizens United decision is deeply unpopular with our businesses,” said Lawrence Rael,... read more

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