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Sep 27 2017

Wholesaler-Distributors Urge Action on Tax Reform

Washington, DC (September 27, 2017) … “We have been waiting for this a very, very long time,” said Dirk Van Dongen, President of the National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW). “Our industry has one of the highest effective tax rates of any industry sector, and the overwhelming majority of our members are pass-through businesses, so tax reform that levels the playing field [...]

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Aug 30 2017

Statement by NAW President Dirk Van Dongen on President Trump’s Speech on Tax Reform Today in Springfield, Missouri

Washington, DC (August 30, 2017) … “President Trump made a compelling case for comprehensive tax reform today. Critically, he stressed that leaving money in the hands of individuals and businesses so they can decide themselves how best to deploy these additional resources is the most effective approach to achieving high job creation and economic growth. “The American middle class needs [...]

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Jul 27 2017

Wholesaler-Distributors Applaud Joint Statement of Principals on Tax Reform

Washington, DC (July 27, 2017) … “The Joint Statement on Tax Reform released today by the House, Senate and White House principals represents a significant step toward achieving comprehensive tax reform. It sets forth goals for real reform of our outdated tax system which focus on encouraging economic growth and treating individuals and businesses fairly,” according to Dirk Van Dongen, [...]

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Jul 25 2017

NAW Urges the Senate to Pass a Key Procedural Motion to Begin Debate

Washington, DC (July 25, 2017) ... Today, NAW sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) urging the Senate to pass a key procedural motion to begin debate on health care reform legislation. While applauding Leader McConnell’s “herculean effort to develop consensus around a market-oriented, patient-centered approach to the reform/replacement of Obamacare,” NAW President, [...]

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Jun 22 2017

Distributor Trade Group Praises Senate GOP Health Care Bill

Washington, DC (June 22, 2017) … The Discussion Draft of the Senate Republican health care bill released earlier today has received an enthusiastic “thumbs-up” from the National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW) whose President and CEO, Dirk Van Dongen, released the following statement: “NAW members believe it is time to end the Nation’s seven-year Affordable Care Act [...]

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May 04 2017

Wholesaler-Distributors Applaud House Passage of American Health Care Act

Washington, DC (May 4, 2017) … Dirk Van Dongen, President of the National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW), issued the following statement following passage by the House of Representatives of the American Health Care Act: “I want to commend on behalf of the 40,000 employers affiliated with NAW, the President and Vice President of the United States, the Speaker of the House and [...]

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Apr 21 2017

Mark Dancer of Channelvation, Inc., Named Fellow of the NAW Institute for Distribution Excellence

Mark Dancer, a leading authority on channel effectiveness, digital transformation and business model innovation, has been named a Fellow of the NAW Institute for Distribution Excellence, the long-range research arm of the National Association of WholesalerDistributors (NAW). Mr. Dancer is founder and president of Channelvation, Inc., headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado. For more than [...]

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Apr 03 2017

NAW Supports the Nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch for the U.S. Supreme Court

In a letter dated April 3, 2017, NAW urged all Members of the U.S. Senate to support the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to be an Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.  The full letter is available below: TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES SENATE: We are writing today on behalf of the National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors to urge your support for the nomination of Judge [...]

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Jun 22 2016

NAW Commends House Republicans for Leading Obama Care Replacement Conversation

Washington, DC (June 22, 2016) … The National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW) gave an overall “thumbs-up” to the House Republican Health Care Task Force’s health care policy white paper released today, in which House Republicans outlined their ideas for replacing Obama Care if they are in a position to do so in the next Congress. “‘Repeal and replace’ has been the [...]

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