- ASBC Fracking Letter to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy
asbc is preparing a letter to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy on the dangers of lax fracking regulation. We want to make the business case for stronger federal oversight – but we need the help of our partners to do it. To sign the letter, please contact Hilary Baum. The deadline to add your signature is January 10th.
- Raise the Minimum Wage
Momentum is building for a federal minimum wage increase. Eileen Fisher, Dansko, Ben & Jerry’s, Organic Valley, New Belgium Brewing and American Income Life are among the businesses voicing support. UnCommonGoods CEO Dave Bolotsky makes a case for raising the minimum wage in a new op-ed in The Hill. ACTION: Sign the minimum wage petition today!
- Congress Announces Budget Deal
Negotiators from the House and Senate announced Wednesday, December 11th that they had reached an agreement on a budget deal. The proposed deal would replace sequester cuts for two years, and bring in revenue through increased user fees. ACTION: Visit our site for more info and to sign on in support.
- Help Grow ASBC – Suggest a Company to become a Business Supporter
Do you know a company that might wish to become an ASBC Business Supporter? Any size company – public or private – that supports ASBC’s goals is a good candidate. Please contact Richard Eidlin for details.
- Next ASBC Energy & Environment WG Call – MOVED
January 10, 11:45 am EDT
- Next ASBC Sustainable Agriculture WG Call – MOVED
January 10, 1:00 pm EDT