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From the monthly archives: March 2012

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ABC Calls For Repeal Of Health Care Law On Its Second Anniversary

Thursday, March 22, 2012 4:38 PM
Washington, D.C. – In advance of the second anniversary of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) on March 23, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) said the sweeping health care law fails to curb the cost of health care coverage and imposes new taxes, as well as costly and burdensome federal government mandates on businesses, including ABC members. Read the rest of entry »

ABC Awarded $50,000 Grant From Turner Foundation For Green Building Initiatives

Thursday, March 15, 2012 4:43 PM
Washington, D.C. – Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) today announced it received a $50,000 grant from the Atlanta-based Turner Foundation, Inc., founded by Ted Turner. This is the third consecutive year ABC has received this grant, which will be used to support the association’s green building initiatives with a focus on expanding its green certification and training programs. Read the rest of entry »

ABC Runs Political Ads Ahead Of 'Super Tuesday' Voting

Monday, March 5, 2012 3:56 PM

Washington, D.C. – Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) today announced it is running Internet and newspaper advertising in Ohio and Tennessee in advance of the March 6 “Super Tuesday” caucus and primaries. A 3/4-page newspaper ad supporting former Gov. Mitt Romney for president appeared in the Sunday, March 4, edition of The Columbus Dispatch. ABC’s Board of Directors endorsed Romney for president at its Feb. 23 meeting in Phoenix. Read the rest of entry »