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ACCA Fights EPA’s Proposed Ban on Disposable Cylinders Under AIM Act

This summer ACCA submitted an official comment to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) opposing the agency’s proposed ban on the import, production, and use of non-refillable […]

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Anti-Employer PRO Act Gaining Momentum in Senate

The Protecting the Right to Organize Act, or PRO Act (S. 420, H.R. 842), was the topic of a Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions hearing last month. Learn how this legislation would affect employers and employees here.

SBA Simplifies PPP Loan Forgiveness

The end of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), which provided federal relief to small businesses like ACCA members, along with […]

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Senate Bill Threatens to Increase Taxes on Small Businesses

The 20 percent tax deduction for pass-through businesses may be rolled back following a bill introduced by Senate Finance Chair Ron Wyden (D-OR) last month. Continue reading to learn what this could mean for your business.

Keeping Up with Extreme Heat

Recently, members of the House’s Science, Space, and Technology Committee were joined by four witnesses from varying backgrounds for a […]

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White House Announces Plan for Vaccination and Testing Requirements for Federal On-Site Contractors

Last week the White House announced that federal government employees and onsite contractors will be asked to “attest to their vaccination status,” and that those who do not attest to being fully vaccinated will need to, “wear a mask on the job, physically distance from all other employees and visitors, comply with a weekly or twice weekly screening testing requirement, and be subject to restrictions on official travel.” Continue reading to learn more.

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ACCA Pushes Congress for Residential Energy Efficiency Tax Credit Permanence and Expansion

This week, ACCA pressed leaders in Congress to support the expansion and permanence of the Section 25C residential energy efficiency tax credit. Continue reading to learn more.

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ACCA Meets with Congressman Greg Pence to Discuss Legislative Priorities

ACCA’s Government Relations Manager, Chris Czarnecki had the opportunity to sit down with Congressman Greg Pence (IN-6) and discuss ACCA’s legislative priorities. Continue reading to learn more.

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine Signs H.B. 201 Into Law, Ensuring Access to Natural Gas and Propane

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine recently signed H.B. 201 into law. Continue reading to learn more about what this new law means for the HVACR industry.

ACCA Back in Person on Capitol Hill

Last week, ACCA President and CEO Barton James and Government Relations Manager Chris Czarnecki met with Congressman Roger Williams (R-TX) in […]

Tips for Employee Recruitment and Retention

As we start to return to the new “normal,” we are continuing to see difficulties in the skilled trades when it comes to recruiting and retaining employees. Unfortunately, these issues are […]

A Guide to Diversity and Inclusion for Business Owners

The world around us is evolving rapidly before our eyes, and these changes affect our businesses in ways that reach […]

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