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Nov 19 2021

Statement on BBB Passage in the House

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW) today issued the below statement following the passage of the Build Back Better Act in the House of Representatives. From Eric Hoplin, NAW CEO:  The Build Back Better Act is an existential threat to family-owned and small businesses and the employees and families who depend on them – and the Senate is now the only [...]

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Nov 18 2021

NAW Survey: 87% of Distributors Support Legal Challenge to Vaccine Mandate

WASHINGTON, DC — Following its joining of a multi-trade association lawsuit against the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for its COVID-19 employer-based vaccination and testing Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS), the National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW) released a survey of distributors of all sizes regarding the impact of the OSHA ETS. The survey finds an [...]

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Nov 05 2021

Statement on Passage of Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

WASHINGTON, DC - The National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW) today issued the below statement following the passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. From Eric Hoplin, NAW CEO: On behalf of the 30,000 wholesaler-distributors across the country, we commend the House and Senate on the historic, bipartisan passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. This [...]

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Nov 01 2021

NAW Statement on Updated Federal Contractor Vaccine Mandate

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW) today issued the following statement regarding the updated federal contractor vaccine mandate guidance. From Eric Hoplin, President and CEO: "The flexibility provided in the updated guidance on the federal contractor vaccine mandate is an improvement and we appreciate the White House hearing our concerns and making [...]

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Oct 28 2021

NAW Statement on BBB Framework

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW) today issued the following statement regarding the Build Back Better (BBB) framework. From Eric Hoplin, President and CEO:  The Build Back Better framework, despite the efforts of many to decrease its size and cost, remains a massive tax increase on family-owned and small businesses during a pandemic, introducing [...]

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Oct 21 2021

NAW: Supply Chain Disruptions Could Result from Federal Mandate Implementation

WASHINGTON, DC - The National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW) this week alerted President Biden to the potential of additional supply chain disruptions due to the implementation of Executive Order 14042, Ensuring Adequate Covid Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors (September 9, 2021). In part, the letter reads: NAW urges that the Executive Order’s implementation be revised [...]

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Sep 27 2021

Coalition Launches $1 Million Ad Buy Targeting Reconciliation Bill

Coalition of Leading U.S. Job Creators Launches New Paid Ad Campaign to Stop Reckless Tax-and-Spend Reconciliation Bill Calls on Moderate House Democrats to Protect Jobs & Block Record $3.5 Trillion Tax Hike WASHINGTON D.C. – A top business coalition representing some of our country’s most well-known industries and small businesses today announced a new seven-figure ad campaign in [...]

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Sep 14 2021

Statement on Democrats’ $2.9 Trillion Tax Increase Proposal

Washington, DC - The National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW) today issued the below statement following the proposal of $2.9 trillion tax increase on America's job creators: From Eric Hoplin, NAW CEO: Passing the largest tax increase in U.S. history on the backs of America’s job creators as they recover from a global pandemic is the last thing Washington should be doing. The [...]

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Sep 13 2021

NAW Supports Rep. Escobar’s Legislation to Protect Federal Procurement for American Businesses and Address Amazon’s Anticompetitive Acts

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW) today announced its support of Rep. Veronica Escobar’s (D-TX-16) “Federal Acquisition E-Commerce Fairness and Competition Act.” H.R. 5217 will remedy a serious flaw in how the government is testing e-commerce platforms for departments and agencies to purchase products. This legislation will broaden competition and [...]

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Aug 26 2021

NAW is Hiring: Digital Director

Job Summary The National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW), the Washington, DC-based trade association representing the 30,000 company, $6 trillion revenue distribution industry, is seeking an individual to join our Public Affairs team as Digital Director. This hire in the newly-formed Public Affairs department will be integral in helping NAW achieve its communications, digital, [...]

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