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Mon 03/27/2017 @ 11:56
We the undersigned organizations recognize that the current health care system of this country under the ACA is not working and is in need of serious and deep reforms. We support the legislation which has passed through the House’s three committees as it attempts to address these problems through many provisions including those which alleviate burdens and reduce taxes on employers and others who operate within the health care sectors. 
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Thu 03/23/2017 @ 09:44
ABC sent a letter to members of the U.S. House of Representatives March 22 urging them to support H.R. 1101. the Small Business Health Fairness Act (H.R. 1101), which would allow small businesses access to quality, affordable health care coverage through Association Health Plans (AHPs). The Small Business Health Fairness Act, will ensure that small businesses receive the affordable, high-quality health care coverage they both need and deserve. ABC urges members to vote “yes” on H.R. 1101, and will consider this a KEY VOTE for our 115th Congressional Scorecard.
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Thu 03/23/2017 @ 09:44
ABC sent a letter to members of the U.S. Senate March 14 urging them to support H.J. Res. 83/S.J. Res 27. The resolution would block implementation of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) “Volks” final rule. Also known as Clarification of an Employer’s Continuing Obligation to Make and Maintain an Accurate Record of Each Recordable Injury and Illness, the final rule extends the time period in which an employer may be cited by OSHA for record keeping violations from six months to up to five years. ABC urges members to vote “yes” on H.J.Res. 83/S.J. Res 27 and will consider this a KEY VOTE for our 115th Congressional Scorecard.
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Wed 03/22/2017 @ 02:29
ABC sent a letter to members of the U.S. House of Representatives Feb. 28 urging them to support H.J. Res. 83. The resolution would block implementation of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) “Volks” final rule. Also known as Clarification of an Employer’s Continuing Obligation to Make and Maintain an Accurate Record of Each Recordable Injury and Illness, the final rule extends the time period in which an employer may be cited by OSHA for record keeping violations from six months to up to five years. ABC urges members to vote “yes” on H.J.Res. 83 and will consider this a KEY VOTE for our 115th Congressional Scorecard.
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Wed 03/22/2017 @ 02:26
ABC sent a letter to chairwoman Virginia Foxx and ranking member Bobby Scott of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce March 7 urging them to support the Small Business Health Fairness Act (H.R. 1101).  The resolution would allow small businesses access to quality, affordable health care coverage through Association Health Plans (AHPs). The Small Business Health Fairness Act, will ensure that small businesses receive the affordable, high-quality health care coverage they both need and deserve. 

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