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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...

11:57
Important amendments to the Competition Act became law on June 23, 2022, strengthening the Competition Bureau's ability to protect Canadian consumers, businesses and workers from anti-competitive conduct. Notably, these amendments: increase maximum...

11:08
The America Project (TAP) a non-profit that is focused on preserving the constitutional freedoms of America...


23 june 2022

18:35
A new federal rule to ensure that products marketed or intended for infant sleep provide a safe sleep environment for babies up to 5 months old takes effect today.  The new Safety Standard for Infant Sleep Products, makes it unlawful to sell...

11:02
Today, Humanity Forward applauds Senators Susan Collins (R-ME), and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) for coming to a bipartisan deal to reduce the skyrocketing price of Insulin for American families and is urging Congress to support and pass the bill into law....

09:28
Today, national maternal mental health think tank 2020 Mom applauded House of Representatives passage of H.R. 7666 the Restoring Hope for Mental Health and Well-Being Act, which includes H.R.4217 the TRIUMPH for New Moms Act. The TRIUMPH Act has been...

08:47
America First Political Committee today reaffirmed today that Censured RINO Carlos Gimenez (FL-28 Congressional District) is the top RINO target for removal from Congress in the August 23, 2022 Florida primary election. RINO Carlos Gimenez otherwise...


22 june 2022

14:42
Responding to discussions around suspending the federal gasoline tax, Portland Cement Association (PCA) President and CEO Mike Ireland made the following statement:...

12:30
Clearview Energy, an Electric Retailer specializing in energy derived from renewable resources, announced this week their opposition to Section 54 in S. 2842, currently on the docket in the Massachusetts legislature....

10:32
Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear issued a statement calling on leaders in Washington to get serious about lowering energy prices and reducing inflation, rather than considering a proposal to temporarily suspend the...

09:00
On the heels of releasing survey findings on water issues important to voters earlier this week, Center for the Future of Arizona (CFA) today released additional environmental findings as part of their ongoing reveal of the Arizona Voters' Agenda,...

04:50
Last year, the UK Government confirmed a substantial cut to foreign aid spending, reducing its annual budget from 0,7% of gross national income to 0,5%, which represents a decrease in spending of £4bn-£5bn per year. Here, Shameet Thakkar, managing...


21 june 2022

16:53
Following the United States Supreme Court decision in the case of Marietta Memorial Hospital v. Davita, Dialysis Patient Citizens (DPC) Board of Directors President Andrew Conkling issued the following statement:...


17 june 2022

17:05
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today participated in the Major Economies Forum (MEF) on Energy and Climate, chaired by the U.S., to advance collective action on climate change. During the meeting, Canada endorsed new initiatives to cut...


16 june 2022

15:27
Fishing and sealing have been woven in Inuit tradition and culture for generations, and its industries are a cornerstone of Nunavut's economy, providing jobs for Inuit and spurring economic growth in communities. Today, the Honourable Daniel Vandal,...

14:38
The Federation for American Immigration Reform issued the following statement, as well as a deeper dive into record-setting May border numbers, based on data released late June 15 by the Biden administration:...

13:00
New data shows that a majority of Canadians (60%) support the establishment of a new policy framework for cryptocurrencies to protect the public interest, developed in consultation with cryptocurrency experts and Canadian users. The research from...

12:22
Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) today applauded the historic U.S. Senate passage of the SFC Heath Robinson Honoring Our PACT Act. The legislation will finally guarantee care and benefits for veterans who suffer the ill effects of their exposure to...


15 june 2022

17:45
Robert L. Johnson, Founder and Chairman of The RLJ Companies and Chairman of Retirement Clearinghouse, LLC, applauds Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) and Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) for the introduction of the Advancing Auto Portability Act of 2022....

17:00
Upon reading the final version of the Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the recovery and reclamation of products by enterprises, GoRecycle reiterates its support for the government's objective of ensuring the optimal management of...

08:05
America First Political Committee today announced that Censured RINO Carlos Gimenez (FL-28 Congressional District) is the top RINO target for removal from Congress in the August 23, 2022 Florida primary election. RINO Gimenez otherwise known as a...


14 june 2022

13:02
Center for the Future of Arizona (CFA) today released its education findings from the newly launched Arizona Voters' Agenda, which identifies what likely voters in the general election want candidates to address as they campaign for their votes. The...


13 june 2022

14:09
Blue Diamond Growers, the world's leading almond marketer and processor, applauds President Biden's nominations of the Undersecretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs at the United States Department of Agriculture and of Chief Agriculture...


12 june 2022

18:03
Below is a statement by Tom Cochran, CEO and Executive Director of The United States Conference of Mayors, on the Senate's bipartisan gun safety proposal released today:...


10 june 2022

15:10
Amendments filed by Rep. Jay Obernolte (R-Calif.), Acting Ranking Member of the House Natural Resources Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States, to the bipartisan H.R. 6181 pose a clear and present danger to the Samish Indian Nation...

09:57
At a Capitol Hill press conference Thursday, Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), an internationally recognized leader in the fight to combat human trafficking, joined Safe House Project and trafficking survivors in urging members of Congress to take immediate...

09:00
The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Associate Minister of Health will announce proposed measures to strengthen regulations for tobacco products. There will be a media availability immediately following the...

08:00
Convergence Center for Policy Resolution, the leading nonprofit that convenes ideological and other opponents to bridge divides and solve intractable issues, announced today that Gregory Campbell has joined its Board of Directors....


9 june 2022

18:04
Today, Job Creators Network announced it is airing a commercial this evening on ABC 7 in Washington D.C. panning Democrats' obsession with January 6 over the major issues confronting Americans, including record-high gas prices, skyrocketing...

14:02
The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Associate Minister of Health will announce proposed measures to strengthen regulations for tobacco products. There will be a media availability immediately following the...

09:41
Canada hosts almost 400 species of migratory birds, and they are an important component of Canadian biodiversity. Their health reflects the health of the natural ecosystems that support us all. Birds across the country are emblematic of Canadians'...


7 june 2022

15:33
On Monday, June 6, the United States government filed an appeal to overturn a landmark $230,000,000 verdict awarded to the victims of the tragic Sutherland Springs mass shooting. The verdict issued against the United States government on February 7,...

11:30
The Greater Brownsville Incentives Corporation (GBIC) is proud to announce their selection by SelectUSA, as a Spinoff event for their flagship conference, the SelectUSA Investment Summit.  The event will focus on AEROSPACE, DEFENSE and ENERGY. The...

11:26
Rising property appraisals and hidden taxes set by a MAGA Republican-controlled Texas Legislator are hurting seniors and working families. Bexar County Commissioner Tommy Calvert plans to increase the senior property tax exemption he created in 2016...


6 june 2022

16:31
On the final day of the U.S. Conference of Mayors' 90th Annual Meeting, mayors gathered to set the Conference agenda and install new Conference officers for the next year. A business meeting Monday morning here in Reno marked the conclusion of an...

11:29
AACC joins more than 100 other medical and patient organizations that have expressed concerns about the Senate HELP committee rushing to pass the VALID Act, a bill that would limit patient access to vital laboratory developed tests and the lifesaving...

09:09
Massachusetts lawmakers advanced key healthcare violence prevention legislation the day after a gunman killed four people at Tulsa's Saint Francis Hospital campus on Wednesday, a horrific act that reminded nurses and healthcare professionals of local...


4 june 2022

15:46
Today, the U.S. Conference of Mayors, in partnership with Target, announced the winners of this year's Police Reform and Racial Justice Grant Program: New Orleans (LA), Irving (TX), and Central Falls (RI). The program aims to identify, promote, and...


3 june 2022

13:52
The Concord Coalition said today that this year's reports from the Social Security and Medicare trustees sound a blaring alarm that legislative actions must be taken soon to avoid sudden substantial benefit cuts by 2035 for Social Security and by...

08:44
The Renew Democracy Initiative is an advocacy organization chaired by Garry Kasparov dedicated to pulling American democracy back from the brink and restoring its place as a global beacon for freedom. RDI is launching a new podcast, Frontlines of...

05:10
Greenidge Generation Holdings Inc.  ("Greenidge"), a vertically integrated cryptocurrency datacenter and power generation company, today issued the following statement regarding New York State Senate Bill S6486D which was approved by the New York...


2 june 2022

19:22
AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins issued the following statement in response to the Medicare and Social Security Trustees' reports released today:...

16:11
Today, the Job Creators Network (JCN) is reacting to news that the Biden administration is shaking up the White House's economic spin team. Below is a statement from Elaine Parker, JCN Chief Communications Officer: "If the Biden administration thinks...

12:07
The Catawba Digital Economic Zone (CDEZ), established earlier this year by The Catawba Indian Nation, has launched a comment period for the development of regulations pertaining to Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAOs). The Advance...