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September 13, 2018
After months of hearings, deliberations, votes, and tireless advocacy by ASBC and our members, SB 822, reinstating the FCC’s 2015 Open Internet Order, was passed by the California State Assembly and Senate on Aug. 30-31. Next step is Governor Brown’s signature. ASBC knows an open, inclusive internet is truly essential for... read more
September 1, 2018
Steve Greer, CEO of American Income Life Agency Division (an ASBC member), wrote and op-ed in the Waco Tribune-Herald in support of worker ownership.
August 31, 2018
In a news article in The Washington Post, ASBC is named as a key advocacy group and ASBC member Eileen Fisher is quoted saying, "We don’t want sustainability to be our edge, we want it to be universal."
August 31, 2018
Yesterday, the California State Assembly passed SB 822 by a vote of 58-17. This means that net neutrality protections are one step closer to being re-implemented. The bill will now go back to the State Senate for a vote next week. The Senate had passed a previous edition of the bill back in May, so we are hopeful that the... read more
August 23, 2018
A news article in ChemicalWatch, about the EPA’s proposed policy on what type of science can be used in its decisions about chemical safety, quotes ASBC saying, "The more research the EPA considers, the more informed and appropriate their response can be to findings about harmful effects of chemicals." (Pay wall)
August 14, 2018
Washington, DC – The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) and member businesses released statements supporting the Main Street Employee Ownership Act, which is scheduled to be signed into law today. The bill, introduced by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Representative Nydia Velazquez earlier this year and included in... read more
August 14, 2018
Washington, DC – The American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) and member businesses released statements supporting the Main Street Employee Ownership Act, which is scheduled to be signed into law today. The bill, introduced by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Representative Nydia Velazquez earlier this year and included in... read more
August 14, 2018
Yesterday, as part of the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act, the President signed into law the Main Street Employee Ownership Act. Originally introduced by Senator Gillibrand and Representative Velazquez, this bill is the culmination of many months of hard work by ASBC staff, members, and allies. Worker-owned... read more
August 7, 2018
ASBC member Richard Graves, Co-founder of CleanChoice Energy, is quoted in this Associated Press story about hiring challenges. According to the article, “…its mission — to provide homes with renewable energy — helps attract employees.”
August 3, 2018
ASBC member Brian England, President of BA Auto in Columbia, MD, is quoted in this Associated Press story about the weekly jobs report. He said he has, “has raised starting pay roughly 10 percent in the past two years. The more you make an employee healthy and happy, the more that they’re going to stay with you.”

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