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Sending letters to Congress and other government agencies allows ABC to publically advocate the views and interests of our members. These letters are welcomed and often sought because of the respected and influential voice of ABC Government Affairs.

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Thu 03/26/2020 @ 12:50

On Mar. 23, ABC sent a letter to the National Governors Association expressing sincere appreciation for their leadership in combating the coronavirus pandemic. ABC supports urging state and local governments to be mindful of the importance of the construction industry and its essential critical infrastructure workers as states and localities draft stay-at-home orders or policies allowing only movement of workers involved in essential businesses.

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Wed 03/25/2020 @ 03:21

On Mar. 12, ABC sent a letter to House and Senate Leadership with concerns over H.R. 6201, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. ABC believes that any emergency legislation approved by Congress should prioritize combatting the spread of the disease and provide health care to those impacted while focusing on the immediate threat that COVID-19 poses to the personal safety and wellbeing of U.S. workers.

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Wed 03/25/2020 @ 03:13

On Mar. 25, ABC signed onto a letter alongside chambers of commerce and trade associations across the United States, urging Congress to support including all nonprofit organizations within emergency assistance legislation considered by Congress to combat the coronavirus pandemic. 

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Wed 03/25/2020 @ 02:50

On Mar. 23, ABC signed onto a letter as a member of the Construction Industry Safety Coalition (CISC) to express concerns with the position taken by the Agency regarding the recordability of COVID-19 cases.

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Wed 03/25/2020 @ 02:32

On Mar. 20, ABC sent a letter to the U.S. Senate in support of the CARES Act that would provide a critical lifeline for construction businesses throughout the country. ABC urged continued bipartisan support to pass this critical bill that would help our nation weather this storm. 

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