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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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Fri 08/04/2017 @ 10:47
On August 1, ABC sent a letter to the U.S. Senate in strong support of the confirmation of Marvin Kaplan to serve on the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). Filling the vacancies on the NLRB is one of ABC’s top priorities in the 115th Congress, as ABC encouraged the Senate to act quickly to fill the Board’s open positions. The vote was considered a Key Vote for our 115th Congressional Scorecard.    
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Fri 08/04/2017 @ 10:47
On July 25, ABC sent a letter to the U.S. Senate urging Senators to vote yes on the motion to proceed to begin debate on the repeal of the Affordable Care Act
(ACA).  ABC will consider the vote a key vote for our 115th Congressional Scorecard.

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Wed 08/02/2017 @ 12:51
ABC joined 42 other national and state organizations, signing onto a letter to Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin asking the Department to address the confusing and conflicting definitions of “seasonal worker” and “season employee” that are included in both the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act along with its implementing regulations. 
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Wed 07/19/2017 @ 01:24
On July 13, ABC sent a letter applauding Rep. Paul Gosar for his effort and urging the House of Representatives to adopt his amendment to H.R. 2810, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018.  The amendment, H. Amdt. 180 (Gosar) H.R. 2810, would have directed the secretary of labor to use Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data for wage determinations under the Davis-Bacon Act (DBA).
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Wed 07/19/2017 @ 10:59
On July 18, ABC sent a letter to the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions encouraging members of the committee to approve the nominations of Marvin Kaplan and William Emanuel to the National Labor Relations Board, and move quickly to bring their nominations to the Senate floor for a vote. 
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