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Sep 20, 2019, 14:41 ET The Democratic Leadership Are Now Stalinists, Charges FAIR

In a terrifying move toward suppression of political speech, the powerful majority House Ways and Means Committee launched an effort this week to...


Sep 20, 2019, 09:00 ET Seniors send 5,000 emails to Congress to protect the Social Security Trust Fund

The Seniors Center supporters have contacted 100 U.S. Senators and 398 U.S. House Representatives to sign on the #KeepOurTrust Pledge. The...


Sep 19, 2019, 18:47 ET Autism Speaks applauds the passage of the Autism CARES Act of 2019

Autism Speaks applauds the final passage of the Autism Collaboration, Accountability, Research, Education and Support Act of 2019 (Autism CARES Act...


Sep 18, 2019, 12:36 ET California Legislation Aims to Protect the Public and Regulate Athletic Training

With an alarming rise in sports-related injuries among student athletes and active adults around the state, Assemblyman Rob Bonta (D-Alameda) has...


Sep 18, 2019, 12:13 ET Heritage Health Solutions Applauds Efforts to Establish a Department of Defense Substance Abuse Pilot Program

On September 12, 2019, the Senate Committee on Appropriations (Committee) voted to approve the Fiscal Year 2020 Department of Defense Appropriations...


Sep 17, 2019, 13:04 ET USAGov en Español: su guía de información y servicios del Gobierno

¿Necesita saber cómo hacer los trámites para obtener el Seguro Social? ¿Quiere averiguar si su familia es elegible para recibir cupones de alimentos? ...


Sep 17, 2019, 08:33 ET Young Man on the Autism Spectrum Pursues and Wins Coveted Internship with Congresswoman

As a member of the U.S. House Coalition for Autism Research and Education, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA 6th District) educates herself on...


Sep 16, 2019, 12:12 ET Framework Developed by Brattle Economists on Forward Clean Energy Market Presented to U.S. Congress

A recent white paper, authored by Brattle economists and prepared for NRG, that provides a framework for a clean energy market to meet carbon...


Sep 12, 2019, 19:45 ET Sunfinity Affirms New California Legislation That Benefits Clean Energy Statewide

Sunfinity Renewable Energy, a leading solar services provider, endorses efforts taken by California Governor Gavin Newsome, following the signing of...


Sep 12, 2019, 18:57 ET Pennsylvania Workers and Their Unions Call For Action on Worker Safety and Health

This week, workers and their unions are asking for action in the General Assembly on House Bill 1082 and Senate Bill 464. More than 577,000...


Sep 12, 2019, 13:57 ET Caring for Caregivers: Resources from USAGov Help in Difficult Times

It's easy to feel overwhelmed when you're caring for a parent, spouse, or child with medical needs. There's so much to do, and so much to remember....


Sep 12, 2019, 12:12 ET Dr. José Valmi Brito, fala sobre o debate que há encima dos possíveis novos impostos IBS (Imposto sobre bens e serviços) e IS (Imposto seletivo).

José Valmi Brito é advogado e atua na cidade de São Paulo. Advogado, especialista em reestruturação empresarial fiscal e tributária, e forte...


Sep 11, 2019, 15:22 ET CA Legislature Compromise Gets $10 Million More For Recycling Centers, Small Exemption for Grocers

Amendments to AB 54 (Ting) last night freed $5 million for beleaguered consumer recycling centers, seeming to seal what appears to be a short-term...


Sep 11, 2019, 09:55 ET Teamsters Applaud California Senate Vote To Pass Assembly Bill 5

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters applauds the California Senate for voting to pass Assembly Bill 5 (AB5), legislation that will expand...


Sep 10, 2019, 10:53 ET AJC Urges Appellate Court to Uphold Texas Law Against BDS

American Jewish Committee (AJC) is urging the United States Court of Appeals to uphold a Texas law that bars the state from engaging the services of...


Sep 09, 2019, 17:21 ET Tobacco-Free Kids Supports Gov. Cuomo's Call to Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes

The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids strongly supports Gov. Cuomo's call today for statewide legislation to end the sale of flavored e-cigarettes in...


Sep 09, 2019, 14:51 ET Grocers Launch Last-Week-Of-Session Attack on Bottle Deposit Law; Seek Exemption From Recycling Responsibilities As Consumers Turn To Stores For Deposits

Consumer Watchdog today condemned eleventh-hour legislation by Senator Steve Glazer, SB 643, that would exempt thousands of grocery stores statewide...


Sep 09, 2019, 10:38 ET Family Research Council Applauds House Minority for Holding Hearing on Born Alive Abortion Survivors

Family Research Council applauds the Republican Minority in the U.S. House of Representatives for scheduling a hearing on the Born Alive Abortion...


Sep 06, 2019, 08:12 ET Governor Gavin Newsom Signs Bill Protecting Motion Picture and TV Production Workers

California Governor Gavin Newsom late yesterday signed into law SB 271 (Wiener), a bill co-sponsored by the California IATSE Council (CIC) and the...


Sep 06, 2019, 06:00 ET 29 Million Depend on Primary Care Funding that Expires September 30

In a matter of days, every health center in America stands to lose more than 70% of their federal grant funding without Congress extending the...


Sep 05, 2019, 07:30 ET Audit Watchdog's Failure to Do Its Job Leaves Economy at Risk

A new investigative report by the Project On Government Oversight (POGO) found that a little known government agency charged with oversight of the...


Sep 04, 2019, 20:40 ET CAIR to Announce 'Complete Victory' in Constitutional Challenge to Federal Terror Watchlist

On Thursday, September 5, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) will hold a noon news conference at its Capitol Hill headquarters to...


Sep 04, 2019, 07:58 ET Rob Crane, MD, President, Preventing Tobacco Addiction Foundation, Supports Governor Whitmer's Ban on Flavored E-Cigarettes in Michigan

We applaud the bold and courageous action of Michigan Governor Whitmer in recognizing flavored e-cigarettes as a health emergency and taking...


Sep 03, 2019, 17:55 ET Athletico Applauds Texas for Providing Patients with Direct Access to Physical Therapy

On September 1, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed into law a bill that eliminates the requirement for patients to obtain a doctor's prescription prior to ...


Sep 03, 2019, 16:53 ET Smart City Expo Atlanta Announces Top Speakers And Global Sponsors For First Annual Conference

Today, Smart City Expo Atlanta announces its featured speaker lineup, including Tip "T.I." Harris, Ambassador Andrew Young, SunTrust Banks CEO Bill...