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Protecting Values In the Nation
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...
Wednesday, April 29, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Yet Another E-Verify Bill Introduced »
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) Senate Judiciary Committee chairman has introduced a mandatory E-Verify bi...
Wednesday, April 1, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
H-2B Program Continues to Confound »
WASHINGTON, D.C. - If you are a landscape contractor who relies upon the H-2B guest worker program for any part of your sp...
Wednesday, April 1, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
And if the H-2B Problems Weren’t Enough, Here Comes E-verify »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – While Congress fiddles as H-2B burns, they are doing other things to “help” the industry by proposing a...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
PLNA, AmericanHort, PLANET push for H-2B Reform Legislation »
WASHINGTON – PLNA, AmericanHort and PLANET joined with other seasonal workforce industries to urge legislators in Washingt...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Federal Judge Halts Administration’s Deferred Action Plan for Undocumented »
BROWNSVILLE, TX – A federal district court judge in Texas halted the Obama Administration’s plan to defer deportation of a...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Outlook for Immigration Reform Dims in Senate, Brightens in House »
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The outlook for immigration reform in the new Senate dimmed further with the appointment of strong immi...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Riding the H-2B Rollercoaster »
WASHINGTON, D.C. - AmericanHort and PLNA continue to fight for H-2B relief on behalf of members, but faces ongoing challen...
Tuesday, December 30, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
New H2A Wage Rates in Effect »
WASHINGTON, D.C. - New H2A wage rates for 2015 were published and took effect December 19, 2014.  Click here f...
Tuesday, November 25, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
President Takes Immigration Actions »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Obama announced November 20 that he would take a series of administration actions to defer de...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
AmericanHort Urges Congress to Take Action for Pollinator Health »
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Austin Scott (R-GA), the Chairman of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Horticulture, Re...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
White House Delays Administrative Immigration Fix »
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Obama Administration announced in September that it will not propose sweeping administrative change...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
House Passes Anti “Waters of the U.S.” Bill »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U. S. House passed the "Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act” (HR 5078)...
Friday, August 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
AmericanHort Opposes EPA's Revised Worker Protection Standard »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – AmericanHort went on record opposing EPA’s revised worker protection standard (WPS) rules in August....
Friday, August 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Obama Administration Immigration Fix Not Likely to Affect Guest Worker Programs »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – As reported in the August PLNA e-News , the Obama Administration is contemplating a series of admi...
Monday, August 4, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Obama Weighs Executive Action in Response to Congressional Inaction on Immigration »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Obama vowed to take steps by executive order to implement some measures for immigration refor...
Sunday, August 3, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
PLNA Meets with Congressman Thompson on Immigration Reform »
ERIE – PLNA members met with Congressman Glenn Thompson (R-Centre) in July to urge him to press U.S. House Republican lea...
Monday, July 7, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Immigration Reform Window Slams Shut »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The small window for immigration reform in Congress, which was open last month for a short period, slam...
Monday, July 7, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
PLNA, AmericanHort Support Highway Bee Habitat »
WASHINGTON, D.C. - With concerns over bee colony collapse mounting, PLNA and our national counterpart AmericanHort have co...
Wednesday, May 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
EPA to Develop Specification for Irrigation Sprinklers »
WASHINGTON, D.C. - To help increase outdoor water efficiency, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcin...
Wednesday, May 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pro-Immigration Groups Ask Obama to Hold on Enforcement Review »
WASHINGTON, D.C. - A constellation of pro-immigration-reform groups sent a letter to President Obama urging that poten...
Wednesday, April 30, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
EPA and Army Corps Create Firestorm with “Waters of the U.S.” Regulation »
WASHINGTON, DC - In a proposed regulation issued April 21, 2014, the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and th...
Thursday, April 3, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
April is National Lawn Care Month »
HERDON, VA - For many years, the lawn care and landscape industry has recognized April as National Lawn Care Month. The s...
Thursday, April 3, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Congress Proposes Changing ACA Fulltime Definition »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The dynamics in Congress are changing with respect to the Affordable Care Act, and now is the time fo...
Thursday, April 3, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
House Bill Would Fix H2-B Problems »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – PLNA has joined AmericanHort, PLANET and hundreds of seasonal businesses and associations in urging Co...

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