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5 august 2022

22:35
Los Angeles Drug & Alcohol Policy Alliance (L.A. DAPA), California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA) and Alcohol Justice are expressing gratitude today to the Los Angeles City Council for their 12-2 veto-proof vote on Resolution #22-0002-S106 introduced...

15:20
Earlier this week, Kansas voters rejected a proposed constitutional amendment that would have removed the right to abortion from the Kansas Constitution. For the sake of Black women's physical, mental, and financial well-being, it's imperative that...

09:00
Following passage this week of comprehensive Federal veterans' health legislation that includes the Camp Lejeune Justice Act, Saltz Mongeluzzi & Bendesky's team of national environmental mass and toxic tort lawyers announced it is now representing...


4 august 2022

08:46
The Entertainment Union Coalition has issued the following statement regarding Governor Newsom's stated support of SB 485 extending the California Film & Television Tax Credit Program to 2030: "Today Governor Newsom gave the 163,000 women and men we...


3 august 2022

14:35
Stagwell today released the results of the July Harvard-CAPS Harris Poll, a monthly collaboration between the Center for American Political Studies at Harvard (CAPS) and the Harris Poll, a Stagwell research and insights firm. Four in ten...


2 august 2022

08:38
The Politicians Honor Code and "Take the Pledge" campaign were launched, as Election Day approaches. The pledge for politicians, candidates for public office, and elected representatives is to abide by an honor code and make a public pledge that they...

04:34
In the last decade many big cities, from Busan to Barcelona, from Bruxelles to Taipei, asked Cittaslow to work together to improve quality of life and to spread the Cittaslow philosophy in metropolitan areas. The International Cittaslow Association...


1 august 2022

11:30
Kidney Care Partners (KCP) ? the nation's largest non-profit, non-partisan coalition of more than 30 organizations representing patients, professional care providers, and a wide range of kidney care stakeholders ? applauded the introduction of the...


31 july 2022

11:01
Likely voters age 50 and over are leaning Republican in New York's newly redrawn 3rd & 22nd congressional districts, while 80% to 90% said they'd be more likely to vote for a candidate who supports protecting Social Security and Medicare from cuts,...


29 july 2022

19:35
Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation that would ban assault weapons and accessories that accelerate the rate of fire of semiautomatic guns, including bump stocks and high-capacity magazines. The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM)...


28 july 2022

14:09
Paralyzed Veterans of America Executive Director Carl Blake issued a statement today in reaction to the Senate's failure to pass the PACT Act....

13:57
Louder.ai (www.louder.ai), a new, disruptive political and not-for-profit advertising technology platform, has announced that ads initially funded by a candidate, political action committee or any other cause can now "go viral" when supporters donate...

08:52
Access Ready Reporter Issue 28 -The Reporter Newsletter is a service of Access Ready Inc. which is a nonprofit cross disability advocacy organization promoting a policy of inclusion and accessibility across information technology through education...

08:10
Women Business Collaborative (WBC), and lead sponsor Diligent, today announce a new strategic initiative focused on closing the gender equity gap in business. The Companies of Purpose Initiative will identify best practices of purpose-driven...


27 july 2022

22:12
The 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), scheduled for the second half of this year, will look ahead to China's two-stage development plan toward the middle of the 21st century and outline strategic tasks in the next five...

08:26
Today the Trafficking Survivor Equity Coalition applauded the U.S House of Representatives for their passage of the Frederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Reauthorization Act of 2022 (H.R.6552). The bill reauthorizes the...


25 july 2022

11:35
The Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) commends Representatives Lauren Underwood (D-IL), Ami Bera (D-CA), Kathy Castor (D-FL), and Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) for their leadership in introducing the Improving DATA in Public Health Act...


22 july 2022

16:16
Today, U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) President Miami Mayor Francis Suarez named Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell as the first chair of the organization's new Standing Committee on Technology and Innovation. The new committee will examine broadband...


21 july 2022

15:26
The Weed for Warriors Project ("WFW"), a Veterans Advocacy Group located in California, today announced the debut of a billboard and social media campaign challenging California politicians who are denying medical patients legal access to cannabis....

08:57
Contrary to claims that Project Homekey is successfully addressing California's homeless crisis, a new study released today by the nonpartisan Pacific Research Institute finds that the program is costly, inefficient, and not helping to reduce...


19 july 2022

08:43
A large bipartisan majority of three-in-four voters favors the federal government funding local programs that give 911 operators the ability to first send mental health professionals and social workers to a mental health-related incident, rather than...

06:30
Coinciding with the one-year anniversary of the Florida Wildlife Corridor Act, a new statewide campaign, Live Wildly, is launching to illustrate how the 18-million-acre Corridor touches Floridians' everyday lives, right down to their food and water...


16 july 2022

04:00
The UK has a long history of innovation in science and technology. It ranks fourth on the Global Innovation Index, and its government continues to put massive efforts into elevating innovation and research within its borders. It is, then, only...


14 july 2022

09:00
Code for America?the leading nonprofit tech organization that works with community leaders and governments to deliver equitable, accessible digital tools and services?today extended its free, mobile-friendly GetCTC sign-up portal to Puerto Rico...


12 july 2022

09:42
Today, Heartland Forward, a non-partisan think and do tank dedicated to improving economic performance in the middle of the country, announced they have received a Rebuilding Better grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. The grant will...

08:48
Apopka candidate for Orange County Commissioner and local community sponsor Chris Delgado will kick off his "Community First" campaign with a local event open to area residents from 6-9pm on July 13, 2022. The fun festivities will be held at the...

05:00
In partnership with national nonprofit organization Code.org, over 500 of the nation's top industry, nonprofit, and education leaders today issued a bipartisan letter calling on state governments and education leaders to "update the K-12 curriculum...


11 july 2022

08:30
Ahead of the 2022 midterms, an in-depth survey finds that large bipartisan majorities of voters favor Members of Congress using new tools for consulting representative samples of their constituents on policy decisions, and to take the recommendations...


8 july 2022

15:11
Paralyzed Veterans of America National President Charles Brown issues statement today in reaction to the Department of Transportation's release of its "Airline Passengers with Disabilities Bill of Rights." The document outlines ten fundamental rights...

13:44
Below is a statement by U.S. Conference of Mayors CEO and Executive Director, Tom Cochran, on the Executive Order signed by President Biden today protecting access to reproductive health care services:...


7 july 2022

11:02
NSSF®, The Firearm Industry Trade Association, is announcing it has retained Paul Clement and Erin Murphy of Clement & Murphy, PLLC, to represent NSSF in its appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in its lawsuit, NSSF et al v....


5 july 2022

12:00
Erica M. Pinto, Chairwoman of The Jamul Indian Village of California (JIV), has been appointed by Secretary Deb Haaland to serve on the Department of Interior's (DOI) newly-formed Secretary's Tribal Advisory Committee (STAC).  Ms. Pinto is serving as...


1 july 2022

18:27
Stagwell  today released the findings of the July Harvard CAPS/ Harris Poll, a monthly research collaboration between the Harvard Center for American Political Studies and the Harris Poll, a Stagwell research & insights firm. Findings show the...

09:30
The Surgical Care Coalition (SCC) released the following statement after the additional Medicare sequester payment cuts took effect today....


30 june 2022

15:22
Demotech, Inc. was the first to request a special session for the Florida legislature to address the litigation crisis devastating Florida's residential property insurance marketplace.  Today, its team continues to review, analyze, and evaluate Q1...

15:18
The Freedom From Religion Foundation over this patriotic holiday is announcing to the nation that there are 75 million nonreligious adult Americans who want religion out of government ? and are voting that way....

13:07
Today, the U.S. Supreme Court greatly limited the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) ability to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from power plants by curtailing its long-standing authority under the Clean Air Act....

08:47
Today, the American Wild Horse Campaign (AWHC) commends the U.S. House Committee on Appropriations for advancing bipartisan language in its Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies funding bill and its accompanying report,...

08:08
The Reporter Newsletter is a service of Access Ready Inc. which is an independent, non-profit, cross-disability education and advocacy organization promoting a policy of inclusion and accessibility of information and communications technology (ICT)....


29 june 2022

16:01
Putting in place smart climate policies that support innovative technologies will build a stronger Canadian economy as we drive down polluting emissions towards net zero. Today, the Government of Canada is sending a clear signal to investors and...

14:38
In Canada, diversity is a fact, but inclusion is a choice. The Government of Canada is taking action to address the troubling rise in hate across the country, which is having devastating consequences on victims, families and communities. Today, the...


28 june 2022

18:46
Effective June 23, 2022, The Federal Court for the Northern District of California granted and ordered USCIS to stop treating formerly deauthorized designated regional centers as such and they must be permitted to operate. A final judgement affirming...

14:53
A bill requiring oil refiners to disclose their per gallon profits monthly passed out of the California Assembly Natural Resources Committee by a vote of 8 - 3. The legislation has already passed out of the California Senate by a vote of 22 - 4. SB...


27 june 2022

06:00
Under the leadership of House Speaker "Emanuel" Chris Welch, Democrats for the Illinois House has developed the strongest fundraising arm with the banner of working for the people. Today, the caucus of House Democrats, released their official promo...


25 june 2022

20:00
The following is a statement from the Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC) regarding the United States Supreme Court decision in the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization. ...

11:54
With its ruling today, the U.S. Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade, dismantling the constitutional right to abortion that has stood for nearly 50 years. Roe is overturned at a time when 26 states are poised to ban abortion which will leave 36...


24 june 2022

18:13
Today's decision has made it more difficult to be a woman. The decision to overturn 50 years of the federal right of women to have an abortion is sure to create chaos. As physicians we are an integral part of this evolving and divisive change....

14:32
Following Senate passage of the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, the United States House of Representatives today passed this historic gun safety legislation that includes several important firearms' reforms that American mayors have championed for...

12:43
Today, the conservative majority of the U.S. Supreme Court ended a woman's right to safe, legal, and accessible abortions, voting 5-4 in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization to overrule Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey, ignoring...

12:42
Stagwell Chairman and CEO Mark Penn released a statement today in response to the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. "We are singularly focused on supporting our people through this transition. While we cannot predict how abortion...

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