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Protecting Values In the Nation
Monday, May 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
EPA Seeks Comments on Waters of the U.S. Reg »
WASHINGTON — U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army sent a letter to governors today soliciting input...
Monday, May 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Congressional Budget Deal Contains Some H-2B Relief »
WASHINGTON - The compromise bill to fund the federal government and avoid a government shutdown that passed May 5 contains...
Sunday, April 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
H-2B Users May Be in Even Deeper Trouble Under Trump Administration »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – While it’s still early, green industry insiders believe that landscape contractors who rely on the H-2B...
Monday, January 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Federal Pesticide Certification Rules Are Final »
WASHINGTON, D.C. - In mid-December, the federal Environmental Protection agency (EPA) announced that the pesticide applica...
Monday, January 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Health Reimbursement Arrangements Approved for Small Employers Beginning January 1, 2017 »
On December 13, 2016, President Obama signed the 21 st Century Cures Act, which provides for medical research and provisi...
Monday, January 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
EPA Seeks Comment on Limiting Pyrethroids »
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is evaluating whether or not to further restrict uses of synt...
Monday, January 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
H-2B Hits the First Half Visa Cap »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – While it’s only January, the 33,000 visas allocated for the first half of the federal fiscal year, star...
Monday, December 12, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Congress Fails to Renew Returning Worker Provision of H-2B »
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congress failed in its last attempt to extend the H-2B returning worker provision for next spring in th...
Monday, November 28, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Federal Judge Halts the New Overtime Rule »
On Tuesday, November 22, 2016, U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant III in Texas found the the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)...
Monday, November 14, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Are You Ready for the New Federal Overtime Rule? »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On December 1, 2016, the new federal overtime rule goes into effect. The new rule doubles the salary at...
Monday, November 14, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
The 2016 Election »
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The national election November 8 was a stunning upset, with Donald Trump (R-NY) coming from behind to b...
Friday, September 2, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Border Wall May Worsen Undocumented Immigrant Problem Study Says »
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The National Foundation for American Policy recently completed a study on the impact of building a wall...
Friday, September 2, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
PLNA Supports Legislative Changes to Overtime Rule »
HARRISBURG – PLNA has signed onto a letter in support of Congressman Kurt Schrader’s bill (H.R 5813) to soften the impact...
Friday, September 2, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Deportation of Undocumented Immigrants Would Lead to Severe Labor Shortages in Green Industry »
WASHINGTON D.C. – A study by the Pew Research Center shows that if the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants in thi...
Tuesday, July 12, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
House Passes H-2B Fix Extension »
WASHINGTON D.C. -  On June 22, the U.S. House Appropriations Committee passed the fiscal 2017 Department of Home...
Tuesday, July 12, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
SCOTUS Decision Ends Administration's Deferred Action Program »
WASHINGTON D.C. - In June, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a lower court decision which invalidated President Obama’s execut...
Thursday, June 2, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Connecticut and Maryland Restrict Neonic Use »
HARTFORD - Connecticut Governor Daniel O'Mally signed into law  on May 6 a measure designed to protect the heal...
Wednesday, June 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Overtime Rules are Final »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The new overtime regulations, proposed by the Wage and Hour Division of the federal Department of Labor...
Wednesday, June 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
PLNA Lobbies Pennsylvania Congressional Delegation on H-2B Fixes »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – PLNA went to Washington this May to lobby Pennsylvania Congressmen and Senators on the need to renew H-...
Thursday, May 5, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Proposed Overtime Regulations: How Could They Affect You? »
WASHINGTON, D.C. - New regulations announced by the Wage and Hour Division of the federal Department of Labor could ratche...
Monday, May 2, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Last Chance to Extend H-2B Reforms? »
Washington, D.C. - H-2B Workforce Coalition and our national associations, AmericanHort and the National Association of La...
Tuesday, February 2, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Good News on the Pollinator Front »
PULLMAN, WA - The latest good news on the pollinator front arrived in the form of research results from a team of scientis...
Tuesday, February 2, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
H2-B Program Fixed by Congress, but Thwarted by Bureaucracy »
WASHINGTON, D.C. –Thanks to the hard work of our national associations, AmericanHort and the National Association of Lands...
Friday, October 30, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Important Progress on H-2B Program »
WASHINGTON, D.C. - AmericanHort and PLNA members who use the H-2B program continue to deal with the costs, frustration and...
Thursday, October 29, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Judge Puts WOTUS Rule on Hold Nationwide »
WASHINGTON, D.C. - On October 9, the United States Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit issued a nationwide preliminary in...
Wednesday, September 30, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
EPA Proposes Pesticide Rules to Protect Pollinators »
WASHINGTON, D.C. - EPA is proposing to prohibit the applications of pesticides that are highly toxic to bees when crops ar...
Wednesday, September 30, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Worker Protection Standards for Ag Workers Released »
WASHINGTON, D.C. - On September 28, 2015 EPA finalized revisions to the worker protection standard. This final rule enhanc...
Monday, August 31, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Judge Halts WOTUS Regs in 13 States »
BISMARCK - On August 27, a federal judge in North Dakota blocked the implementation of the EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of...
Wednesday, August 26, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
EPA Seeks Comment on New Pesticide Regulations »
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing stronger training and certification standar...
Wednesday, August 26, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Proposed Federal Law to Raise Lyme Disease Awareness, Fund Research »
WASHINGTON, D.C - Pennsylvania regularly ranks among the top one or two states in diagnosed cases of Lyme disease. And the...
Friday, July 31, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
STARS Act Simplifies Affordable Care Act »
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Sen. Ayotte (R-NH) along with Sen. King (I-ME), and Sen. Blunt (R-MO) introduced the "Simplifying Tech...
Wednesday, July 1, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
H-2B Language Advances in Senate, House »
WASHINGTON, D.C. -  As a co-chair of the H-2B Workforce Coalition, AmericanHort and allies are seeking to address so...
Wednesday, May 27, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
EPA, Army Corps to Publish Final “Waters of the U.S.” Regs »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – After a year of controversy, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps of Engin...
Wednesday, May 27, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
White House Releases Federal Pollinator Health Strategy »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The White House released its Federal Pollinator Health Strategy created by a Pollinator Health Task For...
Wednesday, April 29, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
H-2B Hits 2015 Cap »
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The roller coaster that is the H-2B program slammed into a brick wall on March 26, 2015 when the U.S. C...

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