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The latest ALCC news, including Colorado Green NOW articles, legislative updates, and programming announcements. 

H-2B actions needed ASAP 4-11-17 Email
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Tuesday, April 11, 2017 02:00 AM

H-2B program update

Please see the letter to Senate Majority Leader McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Schumer that Senator Flake (R-AZ) is circulating. Please contact your Senators ASAP and ask them to sign onto this letter in support of renewing the returning worker exemption.

You can reach your Senators through email or the Capitol Switchboard at 202-225-3121. For Colorado, reach them at:

Cory Gardner
Phone: 202 225-5941
Email: https://www.gardner.senate.gov/contact-cory/email-cory
@SenCoryGardner

Michael Bennet
Phone: 202 224-5852
Email: http://www.bennet.senate.gov/contact/
@SenBennetCO

 
Support H-2B Advocacy Day 2017 Email
News
Thursday, April 06, 2017 02:00 AM

#SaveH2B

Can’t make it to DC for the fly-in? We still need you to participate in H-2B Advocacy Day by doing the following on April 26 (and everyday until then):

1. Call your two Senators and your Representative. Find your Colorado rep on this list , or you can reach them through the Capitol Switchboard at (202) 225-3121. Once connected to the office, ask to speak to the person to handles H-2B issues and tell him or her how important the H-2B program is to you. Ask them to:

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April 26, 2017: H-2B Advocacy Day Email
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Wednesday, April 05, 2017 02:00 AM

#SaveH2BThe H-2B Workforce Coalition invites you to an H-2B fly-in and advocacy day on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 on Capitol Hill, Washington, DC. We must continue to raise our collective voices to ensure that Congress re-instates the H-2B returning worker exemption immediately and passes permanent H-2B reform legislation.

The agenda for the day is:

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This week's H-2B actions 4-3-17 Email
News
Monday, April 03, 2017 02:00 AM

H-2B program update

From the H-2B Workforce Coalition:

Congress must address federal spending bills for the remainder of fiscal year 2017 by April 28 in order to avoid a government shutdown. Congress needs to hear a steady drum beat from H-2B users across the country if we are going to be successful in re-instating the returning worker exemption through a year-end spending bill. Your help is crucial in this endeavor.

This week we need you to do the following:

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Save Our Small and Seasonal Businesses Act introduced Email
News
Friday, March 31, 2017 01:00 PM

H-2B program update

Yesterday evening, Senators Tillis (R-NC), King (I-ME), Thune (R-SD), Collins (R-ME), Rounds (R-SD), Cornyn (R-TX), Murkowski (R-AK), Blunt (R-MO) and Warner (D-VA) introduced the Save our Small and Seasonal Businesses Act (S. 792).  We are grateful for their leadership.

The bill would make the H-2B returning worker exemption permanent and streamline program processing.  

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