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Finseca ? a newly-launched professional trade association formed through the merger of AALU and GAMA, which represents the financial security professionals across the United States ? announced today an affiliation with NAIFA ? New York State. NAIFA -...

14:09
With President Trump's campaign set on strengthening bonds with the Hispanic community, his 5th pre-election visit to Phoenix, Arizona, on Sept. 15th, produced an unexpected moment that has caught the nation's attention. It began when invited...

08:54
People looking to show support for their favored presidential candidate now have a sweeter option. Caluda's King Cake in Harahan recently added presidential king cakes to their menu, just in time for the debates. They decorate their traditional...


28 september 2020

21:25
Following the introduction of new COVID-19 legislation in the House of Representatives, which allocates $179 billion for direct fiscal assistance to local governments leading the pandemic response on the ground, U.S. Conference of Mayors CEO and...

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Monday, September 28 - 11 AM CT LaTosha Brown, Cliff Albright of Black Voters Matter FundZoom Press Conference https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3236508500?pwd=NnM4amdrNit3OEE5bDR5YzZLeU50Zz09Meeting ID: 323 650 8500 - Password: VIP On Tuesday Sept 29, the...


26 september 2020

20:25
Russell Moore, president of The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, commented on President Donald Trump's U.S. Supreme Court nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett: "I have long respected Judge Barrett, not only...


25 september 2020

19:20
School Board Trustee Candidate and Biotechnology Entrepreneur Famela Ramos announced today recording of the 20th Episode of "Famela and Friends".   The radio show, which airs Sundays 7-8 pm on AM1170/FM96.1, is hosted by Famela Ramos along with...

13:41
The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) is again urging congressional and administration leaders to return to the negotiating table and pass a bipartisan COVID-19 relief package that includes emergency fiscal assistance to cities of all sizes.  American...

08:56
Communities throughout California can now purchase zero-emission, all-electric (ZEB) shuttle buses and ADA-equipped vans from Lightning Systems on a new California Association for Coordinated Transportation (CALACT) cooperative purchasing contract....

08:48
On September 24, the Sacramento Bee reported that anti-vaccination extremists from outside of California prevented Placer County residents from expressing their views at a Supervisors' meeting and successfully influenced the Placer County Board of...


24 september 2020

17:13
Community Health Centers and the nearly 30 million patients they serve have a temporary reprieve from a new regulation implementing the President's Executive Order around insulin and EpiPens.  The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has revised the...

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On the morning of September 19, 2020, Songshan Forum began in Dengfeng, Henan Province, China. The Forum, organized by Songshan Forum Organizing Committee and Chime Culture Co., Ltd, is a dialogue between Chinese civilization and the world...

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Today, voters in four battleground states filed lawsuits in federal courts to block the alleged funneling of millions of dollars from Mark Zuckerberg, Google, and others through the Center for Tech and Civic Life (CTCL), intended to use government...

12:18
A media teleconference is scheduled today at 2:00 pm ET featuring the plaintiffs and their legal counsel in a series of federal lawsuits filed today in 2020 election battleground states. The complaints were filed to block the alleged funneling of...

09:03
bp and five additional businesses from a range of industries announced they are launching an integrated advocacy campaign to encourage a group of East Coast states to enact the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI), a regional carbon pricing...


23 september 2020

11:35
A new survey of more than 1,000 surgeons across the country shows proposed Medicare payment cuts could result in nearly one-in-three surgeons reducing their Medicare patient intake, worsening this vulnerable population's access to surgical care....

08:43
Organizers for "The Forgotten Children's March, A March for Black Foster Youth" announced today their official March + Rally to take place on Saturday, September 26th, 2020 from 2:00 PM EST to 6 PM EST. The event will kick off at Brooklyn Borough...

08:42
Grassroots political organization National Police Support Fund denounced Chicago's lead prosecutor Kim Foxx in a recent statement due to her 'easy on crime, anti-police sentiments.' Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx is dropping felony cases...

07:42
Images Luxury Nail Lounge salons, with locations in Irvine, Newport Beach and Long Beach, today filed over $5,000,000 in claims against the cities of Irvine, Newport Beach, Long Beach, the counties of Orange, Los Angeles, and the State of California...


22 september 2020

17:59
The American Urological Association (AUA) today celebrates the passage of H.R. 6092, the Veteran's Prostate Cancer Treatment and Research Act by the U.S. House of Representatives, which passed unanimously this afternoon. This important bill supports...

15:51
KW Miller is clearly uniting the Republican and Independent voters in Florida's 18th Congressional District. KW Miller represents the new "Independent Conservative" voter. He pledges to join the Congressional House Freedom Caucus when elected. KW...

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The unprecedented nature of the November election has led dozens of distinguished service members and veterans to support Count Every Hero, a cross-partisan public education campaign. We may not have results on Election Night, making it imperative...

11:00
Arbonne International, LLC (Arbonne) will participate in the Sept. 23rd Direct Selling Day on Capitol Hill, hosted by Direct Selling Association (DSA), the national trade association for direct selling companies. Arbonne will join with other direct...

10:00
The Alliance for Aging Research (Alliance) and 78 other national organizations representing patients, healthcare providers, and multi-stakeholder coalitions signed a letter directed to the leaders of federal health care agencies urging them to rise...

08:33
Khaled Salem today announced his candidacy for the U.S. Senate, in the 2022 election. If elected, to represent New York as a U.S. Senator, Khaled states his 1st priority is free university education for American students....


21 september 2020

10:26
The Biden-Harris campaign has issued a detailed plan for how they would carry out immigration policy if elected in November. The Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) has analyzed the Biden-Harris policy proposals in order to project the...


17 september 2020

14:53
During AMCP Legislative Day 2020, 40 AMCP members met with lawmakers in targeted congressional offices on AMCP's key issues to explain the value of managed care pharmacy in the broader health care system. Discussions centered on pharmaceutical...

11:03
In the face of a chronic shortage of professionals who are qualified to perform clinical laboratory tests?including those for COVID-19?AACC released a position statement today calling on Congress to provide federal funding to expand clinical...

08:38
Comcast NBCUniversal, Drexel Hamilton and HumCap were honored today as the winners of the 3rd annual Patriots in Business Award for their outstanding contributions to helping America's veterans, active duty military and military spouses. The award,...


16 september 2020

20:01
Today, one day before a Federal district court in San Francisco is going to hold a hearing on Executive Order on Addressing the Threat Posed by WeChat, 122 Chinese American organizations from over 35 states have endorsed UCA's Open Letter to the...

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The new Medicare Physician Fee Schedule proposed rule announced by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for calendar year 2021 (CY2021) threatens patients' access to surgical care by cutting Medicare payments to surgeons....

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Dialysis Patient Citizens (DPC) today applauded introduction of the BETTER Kidney Care Act (H.R. 8254/S. 4574) by Senators Todd Young (R-IN) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) along with Representatives Earl Blumenauer (D-OR-3) and Jason Smith (R-MO-8). This...

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As our nation continues to struggle with the enormous impact of a global pandemic and an outcry for racial equity and social justice, Americans are more reliant than ever on journalists to gather, sort and report the news with accuracy and fairness. ...

12:30
Engineered Tax Services Inc., (ETS) and Alliott Global Alliance join to help their members better utilize federal, state, and local tax incentives, including 45L credits, research and development (R&D) tax credits, Historic Tax Credits, and the...

10:33
Métis Nation ? Saskatchewan ("MN-S") has turned to the courts to address the Government of Saskatchewan's ("Province's") continuing use and reliance on the 2010 First Nation and Metis Consultation Policy Framework ("2010 Policy").  ...

09:00
A new national initiative, funded by the Wells Fargo Foundation, has awarded a total of $1.4 million in grants to 24 state and local government jurisdictions to establish or improve employee financial wellness programs. The grants come as many of the...

08:38
Today, QU-in announced that they are making their innovative virtual queueing software available to all states nationwide for free to help maintain safety for in-person voters and polling station volunteers this election. States need only pay pennies...

08:15
Varian has received notice from the Customs Tariff Commission of the State Council of China that the first exclusion of the additional tariffs China imposed on US products will expire on September 16, 2020. In accordance with procedures, the...


15 september 2020

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Today the Yes on Prop 24 campaign announced a critically important endorsement from the Los Angeles Times editorial board, which wrote:  "the measure would set a solid foundation for online privacy rights in California, while leaving the door open...

08:01
The CARES Act provides nearly $10 Billion to approximately 50,000 healthcare facilities including Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC), Rural Health Centers (RHC) and Long-Term Care facilities. The intent of the funds is to enhance and drive...

08:00
The movement to achieve global fairness for music creators gained ground today when a broad spectrum of organizations representing artists, musicians, and managers called for the end of the practice by some countries to refuse to pay creators for...

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AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The health and wellbeing of infants and toddlers vary widely by state, but evidence shows there are clear policy pathways to strengthen equity and outcomes, according to a new annual Roadmap released...


14 september 2020

17:12
NSSF®, the trade association for the firearm industry, joined U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R ? S.C.) at Palmetto State Armory, in Greenville, S.C., to commend him for his commitment to Real Solutions® for Safer Communities. NSSF revealed Senator...

10:00
In a period defined by an impeachment inquiry, a pandemic, nationwide protests over racial injustice, and a contentious presidential campaign, Americans' knowledge of their First Amendment rights and their ability to name all three branches of the...

08:43
In RESTORE OUR DEMOCRACY ? The Case for Equality and Justice, (published by IngramSpark) by Werner Neff, the readers are invited to have a deep dive into the reasons of the gradual but alarming decline in the quality of the American democracy and our...

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Policymakers should focus on five critical success factors in order to ensure the US continues to build its emerging 5G economy, according to a new report from Boston Consulting Group (BCG)....


11 september 2020

13:00
The Guardian Civic League is officially endorsing Joe Biden for President of the United States of America and Kamala Harris for Vice President of the United States of America....


10 september 2020

19:15
Today, the Wisconsin Voters Alliance filed a complaint with the Wisconsin Election Commission in response to millions of dollars being funneled by the Center for Tech and Civic Life (CTCL) to five Wisconsin cities which, past data show, vote...

09:00
GameOn Technology, the industry-leading conversational applications platform today announced a new project with Rock the Vote, the trusted and effective nonpartisan, nonprofit dedicated to building the political power of young people. The new Rock...

08:34
National Expungement Week (N.E.W.) 2020, the third annual week of awareness across the U.S. that offers expungement and other forms of legal relief to some of the 77 million Americans with criminal records will take place September 19-26, 2020. ...

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