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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 09/09/2021 @ 01:23

This week, ABC also sent a letter to the House Ways and Means Committee expressing concerns with the tax proposals and paid leave mandate ahead of the committee’s mark-up today. ABC also joined coalitions in three additional letters addressing stepped up basis, Section 199A deduction, and Section 1031 like-kind exchanges.

House committees have begun formulating legislative text that is in line with their budget resolution instructions. The tentative mark-up schedule puts all 13 House committees on track to hit the Sept. 15 deadline for drafting the full reconciliation bill. That would then enable the House to bring the reconciliation bill to the floor before it votes on the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, the bipartisan infrastructure bill, on Sept. 27.

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Wed 08/25/2021 @ 01:29

ABC sent a letter to the House yesterday opposing the reconciliation package and expressing concerns about the impact of the partisan proposal’s tax hikes and labor requirements on the nation’s construction industry.

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Thu 07/29/2021 @ 11:59

In a letter to House members yesterday, ABC expressed opposition to the Democrats’ all-encompassing “minibus” appropriations legislation that provides funding for key federal priorities under Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Agriculture, Rural Development, Energy and Water Development, Financial Services and General Government, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development.

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Mon 07/26/2021 @ 09:42

On July 22, the Coalition for Workforce Innovation of which ABC is a part of, sent a letter to the Senate HELP Committee opposing S. 420, the Protecting the Right to Organize Act. 

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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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