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Today

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This afternoon, President Joe Biden signed a combination of Executive Orders to change the course of the COVID-19 pandemic and provide economic relief to millions of Americans suffering from the economic fallout of the crisis. U.S. Conference of...

18:32
President-elect Joe Biden is expected not only to reverse many of the policies implemented under Donald Trump, but also to quickly put forward new legislation to combat the continued COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic crisis. Coinciding with...

09:00
D?mos issued the following statement on the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris: "D?mos joins the nation in congratulating Joe Biden on his inauguration as the 46th President of the United States of America and Kamala...

08:57
Apollo XI Lunar Module Pilot, USAF Colonel and Moonwalker, Dr. Buzz Aldrin received a COVID-19 vaccine on Monday. "As we move...


19 january 2021

17:11
The Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) applauds President-Elect Joe Biden's nomination of Dr. Rachel Levine as Assistant Secretary for Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. "Dr. Levine is a longtime public...

12:19
Survivors for Good (SFG) co-founder, Margrett Lewis, is in Washington, D.C. this week to raise awareness of preventable burn injuries from household consumer products. SFG is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit focused on empowering growth, solutions and...

11:40
38 Organizations, including the Code of Support Foundation, releases following statement about the inauguration of the 46th President of the United States: Following the failed insurrection attempt of January 6, 2021, the undersigned organizations,...

10:52
After a day spent honoring the legacy of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, today, the National Coalition of Justice Practitioners (NCJP) calls on the United States Department of Justice (USDOJ) to hold law enforcement agencies accountable for...

09:02
American mayors are rallying behind President-elect Biden's new plan to end the pandemic and save the American economy by providing direct fiscal relief to all cities? large, medium, and small?and boosting support for America's vaccination program....

08:30
Bigger government, more government intervention, and low interest rates are all likely to persist during a Joe Biden Administration, creating tailwinds for gold....


18 january 2021

06:00
President-elect Biden's plan to extend moratorium on evictions another eight months only creates a larger mess for landlords and tenants, Columbus distressed asset manager and foreclosure broker/auctioneer Richard Kruse believes. Biden has unveiled a...


17 january 2021

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On January 15, southwest China's Chongqing Municipality held a press conference on turning Liangjiang New Area into a region with high-quality life and development, according to Chongqing Liangjiang New Area Management Committee. As the third...


14 january 2021

12:00
Even though California enjoyed a historic boom during the past decade, the addition of 2019 data into the California Dream Index announced today by California Forward confirms that prosperity was not experienced evenly by all Californians. The...


13 january 2021

11:34
National Taxpayer Advocate (NTA) Erin M. Collins today released her 2020 Annual Report to Congress, focusing on the unprecedented challenges taxpayers faced in filing their tax returns and receiving refunds and stimulus payments during a year...

10:00
Today, the American Primary Aluminum Association (APAA) in a letter congratulated President-elect Joe Biden on his upcoming inauguration, called for unity in our country, and urged the incoming Biden Administration to maintain protections for...

09:30
In the spirit of camaraderie and support throughout the creative community, global humanitarian organization, Alight, in collaboration with Burners Without Borders, renowned architect and designer, Ronald "RAEL" Rael, and filmmaker, Kai Schoenhals,...

08:00
Seventy-four-year-old New Jersey Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman has tested positive for coronavirus, days after being in a protective lockdown with other lawmakers inside the U.S. Capitol. She and others believe they contracted the virus after some...

06:30
Jacobs  has suspended all political contributions in the wake of last week's violence that took place at the United States Capitol. In a statement from Chair and CEO Steve Demetriou, he said "The peaceful and respectful transition of power is...


12 january 2021

17:36
The Real Estate Roundtable last week strongly denounced the planning, acquiescence, and participation in the baseless January 6th attacks on the Capitol and our Republic itself. The images of rioters defiling the Capitol, putting members of Congress...

11:20
Following the 2020 elections, and at the dawn of a new Congress and Administration, advocacy powerhouse Capitol Counsel is set to add three new partners to its health care and tax policy practices. John Jonas and Martha (Martie) Kendrick join...

09:47
Today, SynED, a national non-profit organization that identifies emerging best practices for effective articulation between employers, job seekers, and education providers, announced that Carmen Marsh was selected as its national Cyber Hero for...

09:30
Members of the American Blueberry Growers Alliance (ABGA), a group representing U.S. domestic blueberry farmers, today provided information to the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) during a hearing on the impact of rising imports during the...

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WhyWould.com Excerpts from an article in the New York Times; January 1st, 1984 edition reviewing George Orwell's' famous literary work "1984" reads:   ''IN a free society,'' wrote the French philosopher Montesquieu, ''it is not always important...

08:32
Solar FlexRacktm, a division of Northern States Metals and an innovative leader in photovoltaic mounting and solar tracker solutions, announced that the company has supplied its TDP 2.0 Solar Trackers for a portfolio of distributed generation solar...


11 january 2021

09:52
There are two notable firsts in the 2021 defense bill, which will help the US Army reduce accidents, save lives and precisely deliver sensitive payloads: The world's first Rescue Litter Stabilization Systems will be included in Blackhawk H-60...

07:46
Khaled Salem, who is running for the U.S. Senate in New York, today issued a statement demanding that Donald Trump pay for the damages he caused to the U.S. Capitol building by inciting a violent riot there on January 6. He urged all Americans to...

07:30
Glass House Group, one of the fastest-growing, privately-held, vertically-integrated cannabis and hemp companies in the U.S., issued an open letter to  President Donald J. Trump, urging him to pardon Parker Coleman, who is currently serving a...


8 january 2021

14:40
Today, Second Front Systems (2F), a venture-backed defense software company, applauds Congress for passing the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for the 60th year in a row....

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In addition to the second stimulus checks for $600 per person that were announced as part of the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act (FCAA), the Act also contains tax reliefs for education, business meals, and help for those who did not receive...


7 january 2021

08:11
Former US Secretary of State, George P. Shultz, who celebrated his 100th birthday on December 13, 2020, holds the first annual "Voices Youth Award" named in his honor and also in honor of Mikhail Gorbachev, former president of the USSR. It will be...


6 january 2021

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The following is a joint statement on today's violence at the U.S. Capital from National Press Club President Michael Freedman and National Press Club Journalism Institute President Angela Greiling Keane:...

12:11
Paralyzed Veterans of America Executive Director Carl Blake released the following statement regarding President Trump's signing of H.R. 7105, the Johnny Isakson and David P. Roe, M.D. Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2020, which...

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On December 31, U.S. President Donald J. Trump signed into law legislation that expands the reach of the U.S. Semiquincentennial Commission, adding a justice of the Supreme Court, along with the Chairperson of the National Endowment for the Arts, the...

08:38
Today Circa announces a formal partnership with Washington DC-based DCI Consulting Group, a human resources risk management consulting firm specializing in OFCCP compliance, pay equity, and other workforce analytics. Circa is partnering with DCI to...


5 january 2021

06:30
The Chemours Company (Chemours) , a global chemistry company with leading market positions in Titanium Technologies, Fluoroproducts and Chemical Solutions, applauds the 116th Congress in its recent passing of the bipartisan American Innovation and...


4 january 2021

17:25
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and its Georgia chapter (CAIR-Georgia) today call on Georgia State Attorney General Chris Carr to open a criminal investigation into reports that on Saturday, President Trump attempted to pressure...

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For the first time in decades, a progressive majority will be sworn in to the Oakland City Council today. The new councilmembers were elected with a mandate from voters to deliver bold solutions to the ongoing homelessness crisis, police...

12:30
The Green Chemistry & Commerce Council (GC3) applauds the passage of the Sustainable Chemistry Research & Development Act. Enacted as part of the FY21 National Defense Authorization Act, this measure will accelerate research in an exciting area of...

10:22
For far too long, the American government has not reflected the nation, with women being under represented at all levels of government. For 15 years, Emerge has steadily worked toward increasing Democratic women's representation in local, state, and...

08:56
When Democratic President Lyndon B. Johnson of Texas signed the 1964 Civil Rights Law, he scrawled away Democratic Southern support that turned Republican. But Democratic President-elect Joe Biden, making a serious bid to flip Texas in November, and...

08:11
Khaled Salem, who is running for the U.S. Senate in New York in 2022, today announced that he is urging the incoming Biden administration to spearhead new legislation that will make it easier for immigrant investors and entrepreneurs to become...


29 december 2020

09:00
Following recent changes to U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) rules, Alaska Airlines will no longer accept emotional support animals on its flights. Effective Jan. 11, 2021, Alaska will only transport service dogs, which are specially trained...

08:38
CarData Consultants provides The IRS Standard Mileage Rate and FAVR plan maximum vehicle costs, which are published annually in IRS Rev Procedure 2010-51 Notice 2020-2....


28 december 2020

18:13
The $900 billion coronavirus relief package, now signed into law, is providing critical support to families nationwide, and it will fund renewable energy measures, regulate greenhouse gas emissions, and most importantly, address "the magnitude of...

10:37
After nearly 20 years of tireless advocacy from the transplant stakeholder community and some very committed Congressional leaders, the Comprehensive Immunosuppressive Drug Coverage for Kidney Transplant Patients Act (Immuno Bill) was passed by...


27 december 2020

22:04
The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP), the largest and oldest kidney patient organization in the United States, released the following statement upon President Donald J. Trump's signing of bipartisan, Congressionally authorized...


23 december 2020

16:55
The head of the nation's largest veterans' organization called for Congress to override the president's veto of  the National Defense Authorization Act....

15:30
After five months of administering CARES financial assistance for renters, the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency is providing final summary data about the performance of the Rent Relief Program, which started accepting applications on July 6. The...

07:07
The Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy (FPN) applauds action taken by Congress to designate "peripheral neuropathy" as a condition eligible for research funding from the Department of Defense's (DoD) Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP). ...

02:26
Thailand's tourism sector continues to safely and slowly reopen welcoming international travellers to the country with special tourist initiatives, while also remaining vigilant by enforcing strict public health guidelines to protect all during the...

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