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20 septembre 2018

14:00
ATLANTA, Sept. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Metrics Marketing, a creative marketing consultancy, released a non-partisan, voter awareness campaign to encourage Black Georgians, to both register to vote by the deadline of October 6th and cast a...

12:19
WBNS 10TV in Columbus, Ohio and WTHR TV in Indianapolis, Indiana are devoting extensive additional resources to cover this year's landmark midterm elections. "It is our commitment to deliver expanded, multi-platform, political coverage to our...

12:00
Acting Secretary of State Robert Torres and Chairman of the Susquehanna County Commissioners Alan Hall announced today that Susquehanna has become the first Pennsylvania county to purchase a voting system under the new standards for security,...


19 septembre 2018

21:06
Doctors in California will have to be honest with their patients if they are on probation for sexual assault or other egregious patient harm under legislation, SB 1448 by Senator Jerry Hill, that was signed by the Governor today. The...


18 septembre 2018

13:00
Medicare Access for Patients Rx (MAPRx), a coalition of over 55 patient advocacy organizations, today hosted a summit to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Medicare Part D. The event included panel discussions featuring policymakers, health care...


17 septembre 2018

18:39
Teamsters Local 320 set up an informational picket to protest the Center of the American Experiment's Celebration of Janus v. AFSCME featuring Mark Janus and Rebecca Friedrichs. The Center of the American Experiment is a...

12:16
California's housing market dropped below the 400,000-level sales benchmark for the first time in more than two years as high home prices and eroding affordability combined to cut into housing demand, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.)...


13 septembre 2018

10:10
Over 50 years ago, the milestone piece of legislation, the Voting Rights Act of 1965, was passed, upholding the fifteenth amendment of the Constitution and granting the right to vote to every eligible American. Women's March Los Angeles (WMLA) is...


11 septembre 2018

13:00
The American Federation of Government Employees today announced its endorsement of Katie Hill for election this November to the U.S. House representing California's 25th District. "Katie Hill is running for Congress to...


10 septembre 2018

15:31
Consumer Watchdog congratulated legislative leaders and Governor Brown today for pushing through and signing SB 100, historic legislation that sets out to decarbonize the electricity sector completely by 2045. But the nonprofit group said Brown still...

15:16
Today, the American Federation of Government Employees announced its endorsement of Haley Stevens for the U.S. House of Representatives for Michigan's 11th Congressional District. "As federal workers continue to face a...

12:36
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today announced its endorsements of 18 candidates seeking election to U.S. Congress, the State House and Michigan Senate. These endorsements are in addition to eight candidates the Chamber is supporting for various...


8 septembre 2018

15:08
Consumer Watchdog thanked Governor Brown for signing important legislation today trying to stop activation of oil wells in federal waters. The nonprofit group noted that Brown has jurisdiction over four times more state oil wells in state waters off...


7 septembre 2018

15:02
Acting Secretary of State Robert Torres launched today, during National Voter Registration Month, the second year of the Governor's Civic Engagement Award (GCEA) Program for Pennsylvania high schools.  The program promotes student-led voter...


6 septembre 2018

06:00
PHOENIX, Sept. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The HeroZona Foundation, formerly named the Checkered Flag Run Foundation, has announced its 15th annual invitation-only D.C. Celebrate Arizona Caucus Brunch. Previously called the Arizona Delegation...


5 septembre 2018

15:30
WHAT: On September 12, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights will release An Assessment of Minority Voting Rights Access in the United States. The report examines the U.S. Department of Justice's enforcement of the Voting Rights Act (VRA) since 2006,...

15:05
How vulnerable is California to the destructive force of a major earthquake? A bill calling for a statewide inventory of seismically vulnerable buildings is awaiting Governor Jerry Brown's signature to enact it into law....

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The American Federation of Government Employees today announced its endorsement of Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona for election this November to the U.S. Senate. "As a member of the U.S. House of Representatives for the past...


30 août 2018

15:32
Mayors across the country applaud yesterday afternoon's ruling by the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals that enables U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) members to receive Byrne JAG public safety grants without having to adhere to unconstitutional and...


28 août 2018

11:13
On Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018 at 9:45 AM, Delaware Gov. John Carney will sign HB 104, known as the "Michael McNesby Full Funding for Adults with I/DD Act." The signing will take place at Elwyn, a nonprofit human services agency located at 321 E. 11th St....


23 août 2018

11:00
Indiana utility regulators approved an agreement between Duke Energy and consumer groups to lower customer electric rates using savings from the new federal tax law. The move will mean a 5.6 percent average rate reduction for Duke Energy Indiana...

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Governor Roy Cooper selected James Scott Farrin attorney Anabel Rosa to serve on the Governor's Advisory Council on Hispanic Latino Affairs. Rosa also serves on that council's Subcommittee for Economic Development. In a press release, Governor...


22 août 2018

08:48
Last week marked the launch of a major effort to fight sexual assaults when Indiana State Rep. Sally Siegrist, a Republican, held her first legislative meeting to discuss enacting a law that would clearly define what the word "consent" means in...


20 août 2018

11:00
Mac Strategies Group, a twenty-five time, award-winning strategic communications, public affairs and government relations firm, announced today that former Chicago Tribune Statehouse Bureau Chief Monique Garcia will join the firm as its vice...

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The Pennsylvania Game Commission and Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission see last month's introduction of the Recovering America's Wildlife Act in the U.S. Senate as legislation that could provide more care for Pennsylvania's and the nation's fish...


17 août 2018

14:20
Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley today toured the Poplar Bluff factory of Mid Continent Steel & Wire, Inc., the largest U.S. producer of steel nails, the company announced. Hawley secured the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in the August...


16 août 2018

16:53
Alcohol Justice and the California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA) expressed horror today as the California State Assembly Appropriations Committee voted to allow SB 905 to proceed.  The bill was introduced by Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco)...

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California's housing market backpedaled in July on an annual basis for the third consecutive month as higher interest rates and rising home prices eroded housing affordability and dampened demand, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) said...


15 août 2018

14:00
Pennsylvania's new Inter-Agency Election Preparedness and Security Workgroup and county election personnel from across the commonwealth participated today in a first-of-its-kind national and local election cyber exercise organized in collaboration...

09:17
FirstEnergy Solutions Inc. ("FES") today announced that it has taken its latest step in the regulatory process leading to the deactivation of its three nuclear power plants beginning in 2020. FES submitted to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission...


14 août 2018

10:27
The ESOP Association celebrates a new law that will help businesses better understand and pursue options for becoming employee owned. The law?the Main Street Employee Ownership Act?seeks to make better use of existing programs offered by the Small...


13 août 2018

18:15
Singer and author Brian Evans won the Republican primary in Hawaii on Saturday, receiving the second-highest amount of votes in the state among Republicans in his attempt to unseat Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard. "I have read national media reports...

16:37
Governor Rauner has signed two bills that will help ensure solar development benefits farmers and rural communities in Illinois.  The state's solar industry worked with the Illinois Farm Bureau, local authorities and other stakeholders to shape SB...

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Statement by Bryan McDaniel, CUB's Director of Governmental Affairs: We are disappointed that the General Assembly passed and, now, Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed House Bill 4508. CUB fought vigorously to improve this bill, arguing that customers of...


9 août 2018

17:02
On August 9, 2018, the State Auditor completed its Performance Audit of the State Alcohol Beverage Control Commission Warehouse Contract with LB&B Associates Inc. and published its final report. LB&B is disappointed by the State Auditor's final...

15:21
United Spinal Association congratulates New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson and Mayor Bill de Blasio for passing legislation that will place a one-year cap on the number of new vehicle licenses for rideshare vehicles -- unless they are...


8 août 2018

17:29
Teamsters from around the nation will join Sen. Tina Smith (D-Minn.) at a rally tomorrow in downtown Minneapolis to raise public awareness about workers' rights and the issues they face on the job in advance of the November election....

09:30
Record home price increases and higher interest rates combined to constrain California housing affordability to the lowest levels in 10 years, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) said today. The percentage...


7 août 2018

20:41
Another Washington state city is now being sued by the Second Amendment Foundation and National Rifle Association for violating the state's 35-year-old preemption statute by adopting a local gun control ordinance. They filed a similar lawsuit against...

15:44
California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA), Alcohol Justice, and Los Angeles City Councilmember Paul Koretz hosted a press event at Los Angeles City Hall yesterday to oppose SB 905 (Wiener) ? the 4 a.m. bar bill. Emceed by actor/activist Kurtwood...

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In its continuing effort to address California's unprecedented housing supply crisis and eliminate the "moving penalty" that severely restricts the ability of seniors, disabled residents, and victims of natural disasters to relocate, the CALIFORNIA...


3 août 2018

10:59
Oklahomans will have more flexibility and choices in health insurance after the Trump administration delivered on a promise. The Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor and the Treasury issued a final rule allowing the sale and renewal of...


1 août 2018

14:11
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The Michigan Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement in response to the Michigan Supreme Court's ruling late last evening that the redistricting ballot proposal is eligible for the November General Election ballot:...


31 juillet 2018

11:15
Eligible veterans who served on active duty in the Persian Gulf Theater of Operations from Aug. 2, 1990 to Aug. 31, 1991, have until Aug. 31, 2018, to apply for a special one-time payment to honor their service and sacrifice. The bonus program,...


30 juillet 2018

18:41
The Las Vegas City Council Recommending Committee voted for an abeyance on the controversial ordinance - Bill No. 2018-24, sponsored by City Councilman Steve Seroka, a councilman who is being sued in Federal Court by developer Yohan Lowie for bias....

06:00
An overwhelming majority of Georgians want the state to invest in people-first strategies including expanded access to education and mental health services, while raising new revenue to pay for them, according to a Mason-Dixon statewide poll...


27 juillet 2018

11:04
Below is a statement by U.S. Conference of Mayors President and Columbia (SC) Mayor Steve Benjamin on the federal government's efforts to reunify separated families: "While America's mayors are pleased that federal authorities reported last night...


25 juillet 2018

08:07
Today, SAM, the Serve America Movement, announced its support and endorsement for Colorado's Fair Maps redistricting reform measures that will appear on this November's General Election ballot. "Redistricting reform is one of our key electoral...


24 juillet 2018

20:51
Surrounded by firefighters, retirees and families, today Governor Charlie Baker joined leaders from the Professional Firefighters of Massachusetts at the Broadway Fire Station in Lynn to sign legislation that recognizes cancer in firefighters as a...

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