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25 march 2021

07:07
Today, John W. Boyd, Jr., founder and president of the National Black Farmers Association (NBFA), testifies before Congress after providing over 3,300 pages of supporting documents.   "The NBFA continues to call on...


24 march 2021

17:40
North Carolina Lawmakers File No Veteran Left Behind Act (HB 370), a pilot program for North Carolina counties with a high Veteran population, to improve and expand training for local law enforcement and first responders on Veteran-specific crisis...

17:06
The national Latino Jewish Leadership Council (LJLC), convened by American Jewish Committee (AJC), met Monday to discuss policy priorities as the nation and the world continue to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic. Council members agreed that their...

12:27
Legislation backed by C Spire and designed to implement computer science curriculum in the classrooms for all the Mississippi's 884 K-12 public and charter schools was enacted into law with the signature of Gov. Tate Reeves today....


23 march 2021

10:30
Newly revised legislation proposed by Texas State Representative Jeff Leach still shields big trucking companies and insurance carriers from highway crashes. Victims would be forced to take legal action against truck drivers first, before they can...

09:00
Travel Fairness Now, a non-profit coalition that supports greater competition, transparency and fairness for consumers, today asked the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to give consumers an equal seat at the table in the development of...

08:38
The Justice Party (www.justiceparty.us), has announced its new plan to vigorously recruit supporters, generate the formation of state parties, and become a "big tent," diverse majority national party to effectively challenge the money-corrupted...

07:00
With economic recovery still a ways away, small businesses need more runway from the federal government to file their taxes, warns the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB). "Tax season always places a heavy administrative burden on...


22 march 2021

13:01
Municode, the leading provider of cloud-based digital engagement software solutions specifically designed for local governments, announced its 70th Anniversary today.  Municode's founder, George Langford, was drafted into the United States Army and...

11:33
A major Israeli human rights organization has declared apartheid is rampant both inside Israel and in the territories Israel occupies. The web-based conference "End US Support for Israeli Apartheid?" considers whether the United States should now...

09:19
The Tigray Center for Information and Communication (T.C.I.C) applauds Senator Jeff Merkley of Oregon, Senator Ronald Lee Wyden of Oregon, Senator Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona, and Senator Edward John Markey of Massachusetts for agreeing to become...

08:42
The Center for Internet Security, Inc. (CIS®) testified before the Commerce Committee of the State of Connecticut General Assembly last Thursday at a hearing to consider a bill that would incentivize the voluntary adoption of cybersecurity best...

08:39
Khaled Salem, running to unseat Chuck Schumer in the upcoming 2022 U.S. Senate race, today sent a message to investors, business professionals and investing countries: There is no place in the world for safe investment except the United States,...

08:33
The ASQ Government Division, in coordination with the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), formally announced the publication and availability of standard ASQ/ANSI G1:2021 Guidelines for Evaluating the Quality of Government Operations and...


21 march 2021

03:00
"President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021(ARPA) into law on March 11, 2021. The ARPA may improve health insurance coverage access and affordability through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Marketplace by increasing eligibility for...


19 march 2021

15:18
Acting NASA Administrator Steve Jurczyk released the following statement after today's nomination by President Joe Biden of Bill Nelson to serve as the 14th NASA administrator:...

10:30
The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about the House's approval of legislation last night that would provide a path to legal permanent residency and citizenship for "Dreamers" who came to the United States as...


18 march 2021

21:45
The following statement was issued by Dan Stein, president of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), in response to House passage of the American Dream and Promise Act (H.R. 6) and the Farm Workforce Modernization Act (H.R. 1603)...

12:35
Lozano Smith is pleased to recognize that Governor Gavin Newsom's appointment of Steve Ngo to the California Student Aid Commission (CSAC) has been unanimously approved by the California State Senate. CSAC provides financial aid policy analysis and...

08:38
Fort Myers, FL-based manufacturer NFI Masks has joined American Mask Manufacturers Association (AMMA), uniting with over 50 mask manufacturers across the country to encourage Americans to buy 'U.S. Made' high-filtration masks rather than purchase...


17 march 2021

16:01
Last week, the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan was signed into law that includes $350 billion in direct aid to state and local governments. A new CivicPulse survey shows how local governments see changing priorities with billions of dollars in new...

12:11
The premiere event will feature a controversial yet unifying rendition of "Lean On Me" sung by Freda Payne, Rapper Lil Joe, and the combined gospel voices of members of the Spirit of David and LAPD choirs. The Event That...

09:38
Today, 151 bipartisan mayors sent a letter to members of the U.S. House of Representatives, urging them to support the passage of H.R. 6, the American Dream and Promise Act. The bill would enable Dreamers, children who came to the United States at a...

08:44
The Texas Blockchain Council announces the release of the Legislator's Toolkit for Blockchain Technology ? Texas Edition. The Texas Blockchain Council was proud to partner with the Chamber of Digital Commerce to develop the toolkit, which provides an...

08:37
August 2020 marked the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which provided a constitutional right to vote by prohibiting voter discrimination against women. Titled A Vote for Women: Celebrating the Women's...


16 march 2021

21:50
California's three investor-owned utilities, including the largest utility in the country, PG&E, have joined together to pressure a regulatory agency set up to protect consumers from dangerous, expensive, and unreliable energy into making consumer...

15:03
The premiere event will feature a controversial yet unifying rendition of "Lean On Me" sung by Freda Payne, Rapper Lil Joe, and the combined gospel voices of members of the Spirit of David and LAPD choirs. The Event That...

10:40
State governments leveraged $29 billion in federal funds to advance $70 billion in highway improvements during fiscal year (FY) 2020, according to new federal data. An interactive dashboard created by the American Road & Transportation Builders...

08:38
Visible Assets, Inc. (Visible®), a global provider of RuBee (IEEE 1902.1), magnetic wireless asset visibility, sensor security networks, and artificial intelligence (AI) condition-based maintenance (CBM) systems, today announced the appointment of...

08:38
Value Colleges (www.valuecolleges.com), an independent online guide to the best values in undergraduate and graduate education, is pleased to share three new rankings: 25 Best Value Online Master's in Political Science for...

08:34
Cignal LLC, a small business that develops cutting-edge capabilities for the rapid training and deployment of advanced inspection and security systems, announced that it was selected as a presenter at the 2021 AI Capabilities Center of the National...


15 march 2021

23:38
SB 38 (D- Wieckowski), a bill to save the collapsing bottle deposit system by putting the responsibility for recycling empty CRV containers onto the beverage industry, passed the Senate Environmental Quality Committee today in a decisive first step...

12:50
Milton Security, a leading provider of Threat Hunting as a Service, XDR & MDR (MxDR) SOC Services, by way of CEO James McMurry, issued a formal statement today, praising the Biden administration for allocating funds to improve cyber defense as part...


12 march 2021

14:05
This week the U.S. House and Senate introduced the Speeding Therapy Access Today Act of 2021 H.R. 1730/S. 670, or STAT Act, a bipartisan bill aimed at improving the development of and access to therapies for the rare disease community. This...

10:26
ArcBest® , a leader in supply chain logistics, today released the following statement from Judy R. McReynolds, chairman, president and CEO, on the passage of HR1319, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, that includes significant financial assistance...

10:06
Voters of San Francisco can begin downloading and signing the official petition to recall the city's controversial district attorney Chesa Boudin starting at noon today....


11 march 2021

18:24
The members of the Data: Elemental to Health campaign applaud Congress and President Biden for enacting the American Rescue Plan, which provides much needed relief from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Specifically, we are grateful for the inclusion of...

16:16
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today commends U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and U.S. Reps. Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) and Bennie Thompson (D-MS) for reintroducing the Safe Line Speeds During COVID-19 Act to...

15:04
President Joe Biden today signed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 into law, which provides $360 billion in direct financial relief for state and local governments. Since COVID-19 first befell the nation, cities have been on the frontlines of this...

14:49
The American Rescue Plan Act, now signed into law, includes several provisions of importance to the charitable nonprofit sector. The leading coalition of the nation's nonprofits celebrates many helpful aspects of the law and urges Congress and the...

14:34
The Teamsters today are celebrating President Biden's signing of the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan (ARP) into law, bold legislation that among other things will boost the retirements of more than 1 million U.S. workers and retirees in faltering...

08:34
Gridics LLC, a Miami, FL, based technology company, is revolutionizing zoning, housing and development capacity analysis with its patented zoning calculation engine, providing cities with detailed zoning data for every parcel. Using the Gridics...


10 march 2021

18:45
Congress has passed the $1.9 trillion COVID relief package, known as the American Rescue Plan, which is on its way to President Biden's desk for signature. In addition to providing stimulus checks for families, funding for schools, small businesses...

17:59
"After struggling businesses all across Michigan were at an all-time low, given Governor Whitmer's veto of much needed financial relief, the House's action this afternoon to keep the relief alive gives them an ounce of hope," said Dan Papineau...

17:40
The following statement was issued by Dan Stein, president of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), regarding the Biden administration's press briefing on its response to the nation's border crisis:...

15:31
Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, which includes $360 billion in direct financial relief for state and local governments. For nearly a year, many cities have confronted enormous budget deficits as a...

15:18
With so many inspiring changes underway, Avanti Real Estate Services, Inc., one of the District's oldest African-American owned real estate brokerage and development companies, has launched a re-designed website to aid newcomers to Washington and...

14:30
Today the National Alliance on Mental Illness' (NAMI) CEO Daniel H. Gillison, Jr. released the following statement after final congressional passage today of the latest COVID-19 Relief package including the American Rescue Plan Act. The bill now...

08:38
Dr. Keith Ablow, founder of the personal empowerment and leadership platform Pain-2-Power, has launched a weekly podcast?the Pain-2-Power Podcast.  During the podcast Dr. Ablow will address topics in the news, as well as topics related to...


9 march 2021

18:47
A report from Science and Technology Daily: Two years ago, Wang Pu, CPPCC member and professor at Faculty of Materials and Manufacturing, Beijing University of Technology, suggested that it is crucial to own core technologies, materials and crafts....

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