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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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Tue 10/01/2019 @ 11:46

On Sept. 26, ABC Sent a letter to the United States Senate in strong support of the confirmation of Eugene Scalia as the next secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor. ABC considered the confirmation vote a "KEY VOTE" on the scorecard for the 116th Congress.
 

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Wed 09/25/2019 @ 03:37

On Sept. 24, ABC sent a letter to the House Committee on Education and Labor regarding the committee's markup of the Protecting the Right to Organize Act (H.R. 2474). ABC encouraged the members of the committee to oppose this legislation the PRO Act, as the bill would drastically reshape the construction industry and America’s workplaces by stripping employees and employers of their constitutionally protected rights and hand power over to politically powerful union bosses.

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Wed 06/05/2019 @ 11:56
On June 4, ABC sent a letter to the U.S. House Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Innovation and Workforce Development commenting on the hearing “Mind the ‘Skills’ Gap: Apprenticeships and Training." In the letter, ABC outlined the vast workforce development system that ABC, ABC Chapters, and ABC members have built in order to bring more Americans into skilled construction careers and to help companies find the workers they desperately need.
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Wed 05/29/2019 @ 11:09
On May 28, an ABC signed onto a letter as a member of the Partnership for Employer-Sponsored Coverage, commending the Chairman and Ranking Member of the U.S. House Energy & Commerce Committee drafting the bipartisan No Surprises Act to address surprise medical billing in our nation’s health care system. 
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Mon 05/13/2019 @ 03:40
On May 8, ABC sent a letter to the members of the U.S. House Education and Labor Committee's Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee in opposition of the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act (H.R. 2474). 
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