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09 Feb
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Health Insurance Marketplace Reopens February 15

If booksellers missed the 2021 Open Enrollment Period for Affordable Care Act coverage, there are still options in 2021 as things have changed under the Biden Administration.

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09 Feb
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Register Now for Antitrust Webinar With Rep. Cicilline

Booksellers are encouraged to register for an upcoming antitrust webinar with Rep. David Cicilline, chair of the House Antitrust Subcommittee, on Monday, February 22.

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02 Feb
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Join ABA for a February 22 Antitrust Webinar With Rep. Cicilline

“Reining in Monopoly Power: Small Businesses and the Push to Strengthen Antitrust Laws” is an opportunity for booksellers to learn about recent antitrust updates and participate in a live Q&A.

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27 Jan

Get Your PPP Round Two Questions Answered on a January 28 Webinar

The webinar, which will last approximately one hour, will cover PPP reauthorization and important changes, advance grants through the Economic Injury Disaster Loan program, SBA Debt Relief Program, and more.

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13 Jan
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Check Out ABA’s New Advocacy Page on BookWeb

Booksellers can use the new page to participate in advocacy campaigns, search for legislation, get voting information, and find and message their federal and state elected officials.

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13 Jan
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A Breakdown of the New COVID-19 Relief Package

On December 27, 2020, a new COVID-19 relief package was signed into law. The package extends and expands many of the same programs established by the CARES Act.

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24 Jan
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Wi15 Town Hall Addresses Bookseller Questions About Bookshop, ABACUS, Children’s Bookselling

ABA hosted a Town Hall meeting at Winter Institute on Thursday, January 23, and invited booksellers to share their comments, questions, and concerns about the association and the book industry at large with the ABA Board and staff.

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22 Dec
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What Booksellers Need to Know About the $900 Billion Relief Bill

On Sunday, December 20, Congress struck a deal on a $900 billion COVID-19 relief bill. Here are some of the main takeaways for booksellers.

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08 Dec
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Last Chance for 2021 Health Insurance: December 15

Tuesday, December 15, is the last day for booksellers to get Affordable Care Act health coverage for 2021 in most states. ABA health insurance partner LIG Solutions offers a no-obligation health insurance assessment.

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