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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 07/22/2021 @ 10:55

On July 21, Associated Builders and Contractors sent a letter to the Senate HELP Committee in opposition to the PRO Act (S. 420), which is scheduled for a hearing in the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions.

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Mon 07/19/2021 @ 04:53

On July 13, ABC joined a coalition of business associations in opposing the confirmation of David Weil to be administrator of the DOL Wage and Hour Division. ABC previously expressed concerns about Dr. Weil during President Obama’s nomination to serve in the position in 2013. In the letter ABC again raised concerns about Dr. Weil’s track record and bias against employers.

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Mon 07/19/2021 @ 04:50

On July 1, ABC sent a key vote letter to the U.S. House of Representatives in opposition to the bill and urged ABC members to contact their members of Congress and tell them to oppose the legislation through an ABC Action Alert.

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Tue 06/22/2021 @ 11:53

On June 22, ABC sent a letter to the U.S. Senate regarding opposition to S. 1/2093, the For the People Act, and ABC will consider the vote on the motion to proceed to H.R. 2093 as a "KEY VOTE" for our 117th Congressional Scorecard.

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Thu 05/27/2021 @ 02:20

On Wednesday, May 27, ABC sent a letter to the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee in support of the bipartisan Surface Transportation Reauthorization Act. The bill passed committee unanimously by a vote of 20-0 and would allocate $311 billion over 5 years for the nation’s infrastructure. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), ranking member of EPW and lead GOP negotiator on the broader push, said the bill approved Wednesday can serve as an "anchor" for broader efforts. And EPW Chair Tom Carper (D-Del.) said of the bill that “it won't be the final version.” 

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