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04 Aug
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Coalition of 11 Book Industry Associations Launch Official Book Industry Health Insurance Partnership

The BIHIP alliance with LIG Solutions aims to provide members from across the 11 associations with a choice of health insurance options.

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29 Jul
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ICYMI: ABA Partnership Will Provide Members Health Insurance Options, New Info Coming Soon

Booksellers should look for an email early next week from ABA with new information on the roll-out of ABA's health insurance partnership with LIG Solutions.

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22 Jul
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ABA Writes House Antitrust Subcommittee Ahead of July 27 Big Tech Hearing

Scheduled to testify at the hearing are the CEOs of Amazon (Jeff Bezos), Apple (Tim Cook), Facebook (Mark Zuckerberg), and Google (Sundar Pichai). This will mark Bezos’ first appearance before Congress.

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08 Jul
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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to Testify at House Antitrust Hearing on July 27

After initially saying it would not send Bezos but rather “the appropriate executive” to testify, Amazon reversed course and said it was willing to make Bezos available.

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23 Jun
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SBA Rolls Out PPP Lender Match as June 30 Deadline Nears

The goal of the Lender Match tool is to connect small businesses that have yet to apply for or receive a PPP loan with eligible PPP lenders that cater to underserved and disadvantaged communities.

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01 Apr
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How to Proceed With COVID-19 Financial Assistance

What you need to know: Act fast because demand for grants and loans will be high and funds will run out quickly.

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23 Jun

Judge Denies Trump Administration’s Request to Halt Publication of Bolton Book

Following Judge Royce Lamberth’s ruling, Bolton’s book was published on Tuesday, June 23. Prior to that, more than 200,000 copies of the memoir had already been circulated. 

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10 Jun

ABA Joins Amicus Brief in Gibson Bros v. Oberlin

The brief addresses concern that the verdict in this case could set a precedent under which those who disseminate others’ speech risk defamation liability.

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10 Jun

ABFE Signs Statement Supporting Free Press in a Time of Crisis

“It is important to recognize the courage of the journalists who are under attack as they cover the national protest against police violence and racial inequality,” the letter states.

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10 Jun

FAQs About ABA’s Health Insurance Partnership With LIG Solutions

To help members understand this new partnership and what it means for their stores, ABA has created this frequently asked questions document. 

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