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Mar 22, 2019, 10:12 ET GM to Invest $300 Million, Add 400 Jobs at Michigan Plant for New Chevrolet Electric Vehicle

General Motors is investing $300 million in its Orion Township, Michigan, assembly plant to produce a new Chevrolet electric vehicle that will bring...


Mar 21, 2019, 09:43 ET President of Victims Assistance of America, VAA Offers Pledge of Support to American Government: "If Asked: I Will Oversee the Funding & Building of this Nation's Southern Border Wall Including Electronic Equipment"

Martha Steimel, President of the nonprofit Victims Assistance of America corporation (VAA — http://www.victimsassistanceofamerica.org/) recently made ...


Mar 19, 2019, 21:49 ET Ovation's Statement on Trump Administration's Proposal to Eliminate NEA and NEH Funding

"The decision by the current Administration to eliminate the funding of the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the...


Mar 19, 2019, 13:55 ET AJC Urges Supreme Court to Affirm Gerrymandering Violates First Amendment

AJC is urging the United States Supreme Court to affirm two lower court rulings that partisan gerrymandering in North Carolina and Maryland violated...


Mar 19, 2019, 12:25 ET California home sales rebound in February; median price dips, C.A.R. reports

California home sales bounced back in February after hitting the lowest sales level in more than 10 years the previous month, the CALIFORNIA...


Mar 18, 2019, 13:40 ET Kharon Hosts Global Sanctions Summit To Take Place April 8, 2019 In New York City

Kharon announced today it is hosting the inaugural Global Sanctions Summit, which will take place in New York City on April 8, 2019. This event will...


Mar 15, 2019, 17:43 ET America's Physician Groups Leads Physician Effort to Strengthen and Improve Medicare Advantage

America's Physician Groups and 280 medical groups and independent practice associations sent a letter today to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid...


Mar 14, 2019, 16:24 ET Illinois Poised to Become 8th State to Raise Tobacco Age to 21

Illinois is poised to become the eighth state to prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under 21 as the state legislature approved the...


Mar 14, 2019, 15:25 ET Statement From CUB Executive Director David Kolata On Legislation To Reform The Capacity Market

While key details still need to be worked out, Exelon Corp.'s proposal to reform the electric capacity market is a productive step forward. Illinois...


Mar 14, 2019, 11:45 ET Washington State Senate Passes SB 5078 to Require Presidential Tax Return Disclosure - Presidential Transparency

Late on Tuesday, March 12, the Washington State Senate passed SB 5078, sponsored by Senator Patty Kuderer (48th District – Bellevue), in a 28-21...


Mar 13, 2019, 18:20 ET Wedbush Securities on Resolution of Securities and Exchange Commission Proceeding

Wedbush Securities Inc. (the "Firm") today made the following statement regarding its resolution of an administrative proceeding with the Securities...


Mar 13, 2019, 16:00 ET NAMI Applauds the Introduction of the Commander John Scott Hannon VA Mental Health Improvement Act of 2019

Landmark legislation was introduced in the U.S. Senate today to help reduce veteran suicides and improve mental health outcomes by implementing...


Mar 13, 2019, 15:45 ET CAIR Depositions of FBI, DHS, CBP, TSA Officials Reveal Previously-Undisclosed Traveler Surveillance Program, Watchlisting Advisory Council

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


Mar 13, 2019, 09:48 ET Bloomberg Government Launches What to Know In Washington Newsletter

Bloomberg Government today announced the launch of its free newsletter, What to Know In Washington, a dose of need-to-know information for public...


Mar 13, 2019, 09:00 ET China's draft foreign investment law set to allay concerns

A news report by China.org.cn on China's draft foreign investment law: On Jan. 7, 2019, large crowds of people gathered at the Lingang Industrial...


Mar 12, 2019, 22:08 ET San Jose Police Officers' Association Statement on Arrest of Undocumented Immigrant Murder Suspect

Today, the San Jose Police Department announced the arrest of Carlos Eduardo Arevalo Carranza, a Salvadorian national with a long history of...


Mar 12, 2019, 16:19 ET House and Senate Members Move to Make New Markets Tax Credit Permanent

Legislation was introduced in the House and Senate to secure the future of the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC). Congresswoman Terri Sewell (D-AL) and...


Mar 12, 2019, 14:30 ET AARP Launches 'Stop Rx Greed' Campaign Targeting High Prescription Drug Prices

Today, AARP announced the launch of 'Stop Rx Greed,' a nationwide campaign aimed at lowering prescription drug prices. The goal of AARP's sustained...


Mar 12, 2019, 12:26 ET Teamsters Support Dream And Promise Act

The Teamsters Union applauds today's introduction of The Dream and Promise Act (H.R. 6), by Reps. Roybal-Allard (D-CA), Velazquez (D-NY) and Clarke...


Mar 11, 2019, 16:57 ET Concord Coalition: Trump Budget Relies on Gimmicks, Unrealistic Projections

The Concord Coalition said today that President Trump's proposed 2020 budget does not provide a realistic plan for the coming fiscal year and -- even ...


Mar 11, 2019, 15:56 ET Caregivers and Hospital Workers Call on Oregon Hospitals to Uphold Their Responsibilities to Patients and Staff

Today, Act Now for a Healthy Oregon is calling for hospitals to meet their responsibilities to patients and staff. This united movement of caregivers ...


Mar 11, 2019, 15:54 ET Vice President Mike Pence Delivers Address on the Expanding Power of U.S. Latinos at Legislative Summit Co-Hosted by The Latino Coalition and Job Creators Network

On March 6, The Latino Coalition (TLC), the nation's leading non-partisan advocacy organization representing Hispanic businesses and consumers, and...


Mar 11, 2019, 15:50 ET Professional Insurance Agents to Hold 2019 Federal Legislative Summit from April 2-3

Members of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) will bring their concerns directly to Congress when they converge on...


Mar 11, 2019, 15:37 ET 2,000 City Leaders Convene in Washington for National League of Cities Congressional City Conference

This week, more than 2,000 mayors, councilmembers and other delegates from cities, towns and villages across the country are convening in Washington...


Mar 11, 2019, 14:00 ET State and Local Health Officials at the Capitol to Urge Congress to Prioritize Funding for Public Health

Over 80 state, local, and territorial health officials from across the country will meet with members of congress on Capitol Hill together on March...