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Thu 11/16/2017 @ 10:34
On Nov. 15, ABC sent a letter to the U.S> House of Representatives expressing support of H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. ABC strongly urged representatives to  support for this bill, and will consider this a key vote on the 115th Congressional Scorecard.
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Thu 11/16/2017 @ 10:31
On Nov. 6, ABC sent a letter to the U.S. Senate expressing strong support for the nomination of Peter Robb to serve as General Counsel to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). ABC urged Senators to vote “yes” to confirm Peter Robb, and considered this a key vote for the 115th Congressional Scorecard.
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Thu 11/16/2017 @ 10:28
On Nov. 6, ABC sent a letter to the U.S. House of Representatives urging them to vote YES on H.R. 3441, the Save Local Business Act. Introduced by Representative Bradley Byrne (R-Ala.), H.R. 3441 will restore the “joint employer” standard that has been in place for over 30 years and bring stability back into the economy for contractors and subcontractors across the country. ABC considered this a Key Vote for the 115th Congressional Scorecard.
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Mon 10/30/2017 @ 01:52
On Oct. 25, ABC sent a letter to the U.S. House of Representatives in support of the FY 2018 Budget Resolution, which would position Congress to move forward with comprehensive, pro-growth tax reform. 
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Mon 10/30/2017 @ 01:35
On Oct. 19, ABC sent a letter to the U.S. Senate in support of two amendments to H.Con.Res. 71, the FY18 Senate Budget Resolution. The first of those is amendment #1462 offered by Senator Mike Lee (R-UT), which would establish a deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to the repeal of prevailing wage provisions required by the Davis-Bacon Act. the second was amendment #1308 offered by Senator John Boozman (R-AR), which would establish a deficit-neutral reserve fund for the intended purpose of supporting industry-based coordination of career and technical education at our nation’s colleges, universities, and other institutes of higher education.
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