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23 Nov
Open enrollment ends December 15

Fewer Than Three Weeks Left in Health Insurance Open Enrollment

During open enrollment, you can add, drop, or make changes to your health insurance coverage. Contact health insurance partner LIG Solutions for a no-obligation health insurance assessment.

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23 Nov
Banned Books Week 2020: Censorship is a Dead End

There’s Still Time to Make Your Voice Heard on Banned Books Week 2021

Submit your ideas for next year’s Banned Books Week theme. Booksellers are encouraged to provide their input for the annual event by Tuesday, December 1.

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17 Nov
Banned Books Week 2020: Censorship is a Dead End

Have Ideas for Next Year’s Banned Books Week Theme? We Want to Hear From You

The Banned Books Week Coalition is now planning next year’s event. Booksellers are encouraged to make their voices heard by submitting ideas for next year’s theme by Tuesday, December 1.

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17 Nov
Open enrollment ends December 15

Get Health Coverage Before Open Enrollment Ends December 15

To learn more about health coverage options, booksellers can contact American Booksellers Association membership health insurance partner LIG Solutions for a no-obligation health insurance assessment.

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03 Nov
Open enrollment ends December 15

Open Enrollment for Health Coverage Begins

During open enrollment, you can add, drop, or make changes to your health insurance coverage. Booksellers should contact LIG Solutions for a no-obligation health insurance assessment.

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03 Nov
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Get Your Health Coverage Questions Answered: Register for November 9 Webinar With LIG Solutions

Members can also read ABA’s frequently asked questions about the health insurance partnership or schedule an appointment with a licensed advisor at LIG Solutions.

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03 Nov
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Institute for Local Self-Reliance Launches Independent Business Petition to Congress

The petition focuses on Amazon’s disproportionate impact on the independent business community, saying, “Amazon’s predatory tactics threaten our existence.”

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27 Oct
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Register for November 9 Webinar on ABA’s Health Insurance Benefit With LIG Solutions

The 45-minute webinar will go over all program details (including open enrollment), and will allow members to ask questions.

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27 Oct

Medicare Open Enrollment Underway: Contact LIG Solutions

Two important points to consider during open enrollment: Deadlines are real (options are very limited outside of open enrollment) and be careful when shopping around (as some brokers may sell your information).

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14 Oct

Booksellers: Contact LIG Solutions About Medicare Open Enrollment

Two important points to consider going into open enrollment: Deadlines are real (options are very limited outside of open enrollment) and be careful when shopping around (as some brokers may sell your information).

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14 Oct
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New (Simpler) Paycheck Protection Program Forgiveness Application Released

PPP borrowers of $50,000 or less are now exempt from any reductions in forgiveness due to reductions in full-time-equivalent employees and reductions in employee salary or wages.

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07 Oct
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House Antitrust Subcommittee Releases Long-Awaited Big Tech Report

The subcommittee proposed changes to antitrust law to rein in Big Tech’s power. Among additional recommendations were ways to make it easier to go after dominant platforms for predatory pricing.

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07 Oct

Medicare Open Enrollment Begins Next Week: Contact LIG Solutions

ABA’s partnership with LIG Solutions gives members access to LIG’s extensive knowledge of the health insurance market, which helps members navigate a wide array of insurance options.

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30 Sep
Liberty From All Masters by Barry Lynn

Part II: A Q&A With Barry Lynn, Author of Liberty From All Masters

“In short, booksellers, simply by doing what they do best, will help to protect one of the fundamental institutions of democracy, which is the book industry itself,” says Lynn.

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30 Sep
Banned Books Week 2020: Censorship is a Dead End

Banned Books Week Underway

There is still time to celebrate with the entire book community before the week comes to an end on October 3.

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