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13:35 ET The Latino Coalition Launches Procurement Portal MatchPoint at 9th Annual Southern California Small Business and Contracting Conference

The Latino Coalition (TLC), the nation's leading non-partisan advocacy organization representing Hispanic businesses and consumers, launched the...


13:01 ET American Pyrotechnics Association Urges Trump Administration to Preserve an American Tradition

Fireworks are among the most widely anticipated traditions of celebrating our nation's independence. As the Fourth of July holiday rapidly...


11:44 ET FRC Responds to the Supreme Court's Decision in Bladensburg Peace Cross Case

Today the Supreme Court handed down a victory for the Bladensburg, Maryland World War I Veterans Memorial in the case of American Legion v. American...


11:38 ET American Legion: Bladensburg Ruling is Victory for Freedom!

Citing America's constitutional commitment to freedom of religion and expression, the leader of the nation's largest veterans organization hailed...


10:26 ET New Social Media Platform Aims to Combat Conservative Censorship

Safe Space 1776 LLC has launched the beta version of its social media site, the "Safe Space," for conservatives frustrated over the censorship taking ...


07:30 ET Velan Calls on Progenics Pharmaceuticals' Board to Back Up Recent Claims

Velan Capital, L.P. (together with the other participants in its solicitation, "Velan" or "we"), one of the largest stockholders of Progenics...


Jun 19, 2019, 17:34 ET SOCMA Calls on USTR to Delist Chemicals from China's Proposed Tranche 4

In testimony today before the United States Trade Representative (USTR) Section 301 Committee, the Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates...


Jun 19, 2019, 17:28 ET Statement by U.S. Conference of Mayors on Senate Panel's Emergency Border Funding

Below is a statement by U.S. Conference of Mayors President, Columbia (SC) Mayor Steve Benjamin on the Senate Appropriations Committee's Emergency...


Jun 19, 2019, 15:40 ET Mining Unions Call For a New MSHA Silica Standard

Cecil Roberts, President of the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA), and Leo W. Gerard, President of the United Steelworkers (USW) union, today...


Jun 19, 2019, 14:57 ET Federal Judge Blocks Gun Show Ban at Del Mar Fairgrounds

Despite the best efforts of well-financed and coordinated groups like Bloomberg's Everytown For Gun Safety and Never Again California, the...


Jun 19, 2019, 13:56 ET DAFOH Calls Upon U.S. Congress to Investigate Genocide of Falun Gong in China

The United States Congress must act immediately on the findings of the Independent Tribunal on Forced Organ Harvesting that the killing of detainees...


Jun 19, 2019, 12:52 ET CAIR Condemns Trump's Threat to 'Terrorize,' Deport Millions of Undocumented Americans

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned President...


Jun 19, 2019, 10:31 ET PBMs Advocate on behalf of Consumers to Reduce Prescription Drug Costs

Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) President and CEO JC Scott released the following statement on the Senate Special Committee on...


Jun 19, 2019, 09:14 ET Unique Medical Identifier Dangerous, States Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS)

The U.S. House of Representatives just voted to repeal the prohibition on the use of federal funds to create a "unique patient identifier," which...


Jun 19, 2019, 09:00 ET Cooperative Businesses should be on the policy platform of every presidential candidate

In an open letter addressed to Republican and Democratic candidates running in the 2020 Presidential Election, the National Cooperative Business...


Jun 18, 2019, 18:54 ET Anti-Blackness, Neglect of Indigenous Migrants are Critical Blind Spots in Immigrant and Refugee Justice Philanthropy

Social justice movement organizations across the country continue their critical work of securing equity and justice in our communities. But the lack ...


Jun 18, 2019, 08:47 ET Cansortium Comments on New Texas Law Enabling Access to Low-Level THC Cannabis Products for Texans Coping with Certain Chronic Medical Conditions

Company plans to utilize its existing home delivery capabilities and establish a network of Fluent™-branded dispensaries to serve customers across...


Jun 18, 2019, 06:13 ET VaxRights calls for Slowdown on California SB-276

Citizens for Health (CFH), the voice of concerned Californians for over 25 years, launched VaxRights.com today. "VaxRights is not a vaccine safety...


Jun 18, 2019, 03:00 ET Stratfor Names Key Geopolitical Trends for the Third Quarter of 2019

Stratfor, the world's leading geopolitical intelligence platform, identifies the critical geopolitical trends that will shape the actions of nations...


Jun 18, 2019, 02:00 ET Le président du Zimbabwe entend se battre de toutes ses forces pour les réformes

Lors d'une longue interview radiophonique, le président zimbabwéen Emmerson Mnangagwa a déclaré vouloir que l'on se souvienne de lui pour les...


Jun 18, 2019, 02:00 ET Simbabwes Präsident sagt, dass er mit Leib und Seele für Reformen kämpfen wird

In einem breit angelegten Radiointerview sagte der simbabwische Präsident Emmerson Mnangagwa, er wolle, dass Reformen sein Vermächtnis sind. „Als Ihr ...


Jun 18, 2019, 02:00 ET Zimbabwe President Says He Will Fight for Reforms with Heart and Soul

In a wide-ranging radio interview, Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa said he wants reforms to be his legacy. "As your President I have a...


Jun 17, 2019, 16:37 ET Mexican Growers Back Letter to U.S. Congress Warning Failure to Reach Agreement on Tomato Imports could slow Approval of USMCA and Threaten Bilateral Agricultural Trade

Trade associations representing most of the tomato growers in Mexico applauded the stance of the chairman of a key Mexican Senate committee today,...


Jun 17, 2019, 11:11 ET Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware Volunteers Removed From Delaware State Bar Association Brunch

On June 14, 2019, Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware volunteers were removed from the Delaware Bar Association's Bench Brunch where Chancellor...


Jun 17, 2019, 08:25 ET MA Down Syndrome Community Awards 2019 Legislative Champions of the Year at 6th Annual Advocacy Day

Senator Joan B. Lovely and State Representative Pat Haddad were honored as Legislative Champions of the Year by the Down syndrome community in...