Le Lézard

News by subject: POL

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

26 february 2020

22:07
Below is a statement by U.S. Conference of Mayors President Bryan K. Barnett, Mayor of Rochester Hills (MI), on today's shooting in Milwaukee: "Today we add Milwaukee to the long and rapidly growing list of America's...

17:27
Milton Security Group, Inc.®, a leading cybersecurity company specializing in 24*7 cyber threat hunting, monitoring, and incident response, announced today a new partnership with SynED to increase professional employment opportunities throughout the...

16:09
Famela Ramos continues to gain momentum in her quest for the seat in the 53rd Congressional District.  A recent poll surprised many political observers that showed Ramos in third place in a fourteen candidate race. "I always knew we would gain...


25 february 2020

17:50
Today, the United States Supreme Court held that a fifteen-year-old Mexican national, standing on Mexican soil and shot by a border patrol agent standing in the United States, does not have Fourth Amendment constitutional protections. Sergio Adrian...

08:38
David Z. Bodenheimer is the latest top-tier partner to join the growing ranks of Nichols Liu LLP, a highly-specialized law firm dedicated exclusively to serving the needs of government contractors.  The firm was formed in 2017 by former practice...

08:30
The Rare Access Action Project (RAAP) announced results of a devastating report conducted on the impact of proposed change to Medicare D to companies that develop treatments for Rare Diseases, conditions that impact fewer than 200,000 people and that...


24 february 2020

15:37
With Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders emerging as the frontrunner for the Democratic Presidential Nomination before African Americans, and other communities of color, have substantially weighed in on the nominating process, the next few weeks are critical...

10:54
The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, President of the Treasury Board of Canada, today met with the Federal Black Employee Caucus during their annual general meeting. In commending the group for the important work they have undertaken to raise awareness...

03:00
With an October 1, 2020 deadline looming for travelers to possess a REAL ID compliant travel document, the United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA) has compiled a simple tool kit for travelers. Many states in the...


21 february 2020

10:47
Today, Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware lauded the introduction of a new bill in New York State, sponsored by Manhattan State Senator Brad Hoylman, that would require the state's Office of Court Administration (OCA) to collect, compile and...


20 february 2020

17:09
Panelists for the latest Wolters Kluwer's Blue Chip Economic Indicators found that while worry over a U.S. recession has diminished somewhat, the economy is continuing to experience a slowdown in overall growth. Current...

13:45
A woman appeared today at the the Saint?Jean?sur?Richelieu courthouse after being charged, on January 17, 2020, with importing illegally obtained firearms, as well as prohibited and restricted devices. According to a Canada Border Services Agency...

13:45
A woman appeared today at the the Saint?Jean?sur?Richelieu courthouse after being charged, on January 17, 2020, with importing illegally obtained firearms, as well as prohibited and restricted devices. According to a Canada Border Services Agency...

08:49
VBO Nation today announced the launch of a petition to protect the rights of Freelancers and Virtual Business Owners (VBOs) are under attack across the country. It started with California's AB5 legislation which effectively made freelancing illegal...

08:31
After nine years of research, development and testing, Florida-based Poli-Tech Solutions, LLC., has just released the most comprehensive civic engagement platform ever built.  Launching on January 20th as MakingAmericaRight.com, it features four...


17 february 2020

13:39
Trachelle C. Young, a former Genesee County Assistant Prosecutor, former city of Flint attorney, US Army Veteran, and mother of three announced her run for Genesee County Prosecutor today in Flint. "It is time for us to...


13 february 2020

16:05
Today, the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Labour, was in Windsor, Ontario, where she met with stakeholders to discuss a number of new labour policy initiatives the Government of Canada is piloting. The Minister talked about mental health in...

12:00
The Government of Canada recognizes the profound impact that Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can have on Canadians, their families, or caregivers. Many Canadians are at an increased risk of PTSD simply because of the nature of their jobs.  ...

10:50
Hearing the call for a "spark" to this "sleepy" U.S. Senate Democratic primary, Annie "Mamá" Garcia is bringing her "dead heat front runner status" and the TNT. Annie launches her 420-mile protest walk this Sunday, February 16th and will be doing...

10:47
Cohen Veterans Bioscience (CVB), a leading non-profit research biotech dedicated to advancing brain health announces its sponsorship for the formation of a Veterans Advisory Council (VAC) to ensure the delivery of meaningful results for Veterans...

08:30
Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages (Western Economic Diversification Canada), on behalf of Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages and Minister...

07:00
The immigration system is not meeting the needs of small and medium-sized employers who are facing significant labour shortages, finds a new report by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB). The biggest issues are a mismatch between...


12 february 2020

12:38
+Peace, a collective action campaign platform of peacebuilding organizations, welcomes the introduction of the Global Peacebuilding Act of 2020 by Representative Ilhan Omar (MN-5) in the United States Congress. The Global Peacebuilding Act of 2020...

11:00
Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages (Western Economic Diversification Canada), on behalf of Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages and Minister...

09:00
International advocacy organization Global Citizen today announced a partnership with the United Nations' International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) as part of Global Goal Live: The Possible Dream. Both organizations are calling on world...

08:55
The Robert R. McCormick Foundation (RRMF) Democracy Program and the Executive Service Corps (ESC) have partnered to create the new Leadership in Democracy Program. The Robert R. McCormick Foundation works with...

06:00
A new California law aimed at worker classification may have a significant tax impact for companies. Understanding the difference between an employee and independent contractor and the tax consequences that flow from each designation should be top of...


11 february 2020

17:12
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, Feb. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Registration is now open for the 2020 Iowa Ideas Conference by The Gazette, which returns to  downtown Cedar Rapids on Aug. 28-29. The conference allows Iowans to meet face-to-face with policy-makers,...

14:45
Today, the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, in partnership with the Arab American Institute, Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC, and NALEO Educational Fund, are launching 2020 Census hotlines for the communities they serve. The...

08:36
Accessible Archives, Inc., a digital publisher of full-text primary source historical collections, announces the release of Part VII: The 19th Amendment Victory: A Newspaper History, 1762-1922 to its Women's Suffrage Collection. This collection...


10 february 2020

22:00
Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today urged Congress to reject the proposed tax hikes on air travel that are included in the President's FY2021 budget request....

18:24
In response to the recently released surprise billing proposals from the House Ways and Means, the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) released the following statement:  "ACEP supports this bill and is...

13:48
Every year, the Trump Administration proposes eliminating funding for important community programs with bipartisan support, and every year Congress rejects it. Once again, the President's budget cuts crucial funding from the Community Services Block...


9 february 2020

16:15
On February 7, 2020, the Government of Canada repatriated Canadians and their families from Wuhan, China, which is the epicentre of the outbreak of novel coronavirus (referred to as 2019-nCoV). Repatriated Canadians and their family members are at...


8 february 2020

14:30
Yesterday, we welcomed home 174 Canadians and their family members travelling on a Government of Canada-chartered plane, as well as 39 who travelled on a second flight led by the United States from Wuhan, China. The repatriated Canadians and their...


6 february 2020

16:30
United Steelworkers (USW) International Vice President at Large Roxanne Brown testified today before the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee's Subcommittee on Trade, advocating for increased investments and upgrades in U.S. ports, highways, bridges,...

15:12
Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, celebrated the passage of the Virginia Values Act through both chambers of the Virginia General Assembly, a...

13:46
While housing affordability concerns intensify throughout the U.S., the gap in homeownership rates between white and black Americans recorded at the end of 2019 is larger than it was over 50 years ago. At the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.,...

06:00
Brand-transformation agency Cactus has launched Citizen Impeachment 2020 (citizenimpeachment.com), a get-out-the-vote content campaign designed to remind Americans that although the U.S. Senate did not have the votes to find a corrupt president...

06:00
U.S. Rep. Judy Chu, U.S. Rep. David Trone, former U.S. Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy, and former U.S. Sen. Gordon Smith will join fellow policymakers, health care professionals, and advocates this morning to shine a spotlight on mental health and addiction...


5 february 2020

17:25
Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe, as Chair of the Council of the Federation, will participate in the National Governors Association (NGA) Winter Meeting, alongside Ontario Premier Doug Ford, Québec Premier François Legault, New Brunswick Premier Blaine...

16:39
Following today's House Financial Services Committee (HFSC) hearing titled, "Rent-A-Bank Schemes and New Debt Traps: Assessing Efforts to Evade State Consumer Protections and Interest Rate Caps," OLA CEO Mary Jackson issued the following statement:...

08:05
WHO: Less Cancer, UVA Health, American University WHAT: National Cancer Prevention Workshop WHERE: Rayburn House Office Building, 45 Independence Ave SW Room 2043-2055 WHEN: February 5, 2020, 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.   The Next Generation Choices...


4 february 2020

23:20
The following statement was issued by Dan Stein, president of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) in response to President Trump's remarks regarding immigration in the State of the Union Address:  "Over...

23:04
President Trump shocked the nation and the world by announcing the government will invest in climate action, including support for the One Trillion Trees initiative and ocean ecosystem restoration.  While these...

22:52
Today, U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Jovita Carranza issued the following statement in response to President Donald J. Trump's State of the Union Address: "The President made a powerful case that his...

22:47
AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond released the following statement in response to the State of the Union address this evening: "AARP was encouraged to hear the...

15:24
United Steelworkers (USW) International President Thomas M. Conway issued the following statement today in advance of President Trump's 2020 State of the Union address.      "As President Trump prepares to address the...

13:08
GemmaCert has unveiled today the first presumptive field test in the United States to effectively detect the percentage of THC present in cannabis, as low as 0.2%, to accurately distinguish within minutes between hemp and cannabis. This...

11:25
American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear testified this morning at a hearing before the U.S. Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Transportation and Safety, outlining the industry's top priorities and identifying concrete steps...

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10