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1 february 2021

08:38
The phrase "Everything that's going on" has rarely been so potent. Presidential Election results have been openly challenged in Congress. The Capitol building itself has been physically attacked by a wild but disturbingly directed mob. The Covid-19...

08:21
Global travel risk management and international medical and security assistance provider, Healix International, has won an Open Procurement Procedure to be appointed by the UK Government to look after the global healthcare of its 25,000 travelling...


29 january 2021

14:41
America's mayors are using their voices to demand Congress finally take action to support cities by passing the fiscal relief for local governments included in President Biden's American Rescue Plan. A letter to Congress now has 402 signatures from...

08:37
The Lehigh County Controller's Office reviewed Lehigh County's prescription drug plan administered through Highmark which lost savings of almost $1.4 million, while battling a lack of transparency and openness about drug costs. The report sheds light...

06:59
Talos Energy Inc. ("Talos," or the "Company") today commented on recent Secretarial and Executive Orders (the "Orders") pertaining to oil and natural gas activities on federal lands and reiterated its ability to continue normal operations for both...

04:07
New research commissioned by immigration specialist InvestUK has revealed the British public's positive perceptions of the new Hong Kong British National Overseas (BNO) Visa scheme, ahead of its opening for applications from 31 January 2021. The...


28 january 2021

16:27
The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa on two executive orders signed by President Biden that lower the cost and expand the availability of health care services for many hardworking Americans....

09:00
The University of South Florida today announced the launch of an interdisciplinary center dedicated to serving Tampa Bay as the major training and knowledge hub for issues related to social and criminal justice. The Center for Justice Research &...

08:32
One of the most common myths about BDSM is that people who engage in it are authoritarian, abusive, sexist, aggressive and even psychologically maladjusted. However, a recent survey finds that taking on a dominant/sadistic role in BDSM doesn't mean...

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American Electric Power  has named Amanda Riggs Conner vice president ? FERC and RTO Strategy & Policy, effective Jan. 30. Conner will be responsible for ensuring AEP's generation and grid development businesses are represented in policy matters at...


27 january 2021

15:09
Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox is pleased to release Federal Circuit Appeals from the PTAB and ITC: Summaries of Key 2020 Decisions. The fourth annual report provides insights into last year's significant rulings in appeals from the United States...

11:55
Today, the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD®) and its Rare Action Network (RANtm) published the 6th Edition of the State Report Card, the annual report rating each state and Washington, DC on the most important issues directly affecting...

09:00
Today eHealth (eHealth.com)  announced support for a proposal to re-open enrollment under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for Americans whose lives and health care coverage have been disrupted by COVID-19.   "We strongly support the Biden...


26 january 2021

13:47
Results of a breaking Long Island University Steven S. Hornstein Center for Policy, Polling and Analysis national poll reveal America's first impression of President Biden and opportunities for common ground in 2021....

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A new issue brief from the American Academy of Actuaries applies actuarial expertise to provide an understanding of how COVID-19 could impact long-term care insurance (LTCI), including LTCI delivery, demand, and markets, as well as new public policy...

11:31
Soon after his inauguration, U.S. President Biden signed a number of executive orders and bills to bring the United States back to a position of world leadership. The two U.S. congressmen who championed the "Prohibition on slaughter of dogs and cats...

08:36
For too long, conservatives have failed to pass on their sapient values to the next generation. To correct this travesty, the SAPIENT Being's World of Writing Warriors (WOWW) Program, utilizing 50 essential textbooks for the 2020 decade covering the...

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Fifty women today signed a letter in the New York Times, led by Girls Who Code founder and CEO Reshma Saujani, calling on the Biden Administration to create a task force dedicated to implementing a "Marshall Plan for Moms," to pay mothers for their...

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Food safety advocates are calling on the United States Department of Agriculture to better protect consumers with new enforceable standards that will reduce, with an aim to ultimately eliminate, Salmonella types of greatest public health concern...


25 january 2021

13:46
The Teamsters Union applauds President Biden's efforts to reform and strengthen Buy American policies through the Made in America Executive Order signed today....

10:34
Today, the Center for the Study of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) at Virginia Union University released, "A Pledge of Allegiance to Historically Black Colleges and Universities: Key Priorities of the Biden/Harris...

09:25
United Steelworkers (USW) International President Tom Conway issued the following statement in response to the announcement that President Joe Biden would today sign an executive order tightening domestic content requirements and narrowing exceptions...

08:36
Vision Films Inc. ("Vision") announces that immediately following the Clean Energy for America (CE4B) Inaugural Ball, the documentary Hot Money will be available on VOD and DVD in the U.S. and Canada. Co-executive producers, Retired General Wesley...

08:36
Today, Khaled Salem, the 2022 U.S. Senate candidate in New York, revealed an innovative consumer financial protection policy based on low interest loans. He urges President Biden and both houses of Congress to take up the idea, which involves...


22 january 2021

16:19
The Teamsters congratulate President Biden on his issuance of two executive orders yesterday that among other things ensure workers are protected on the job, no matter their race, sexual orientation or gender identity....

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On Saturday, January 23rd, 2021, at 10 am, a group of concerned citizens led by Karyn Turk, Mrs. Florida 2016, will peacefully protest Big Tech Censorship at Bed, Bath & Beyond at 1400 C University Commons in Boca Raton, Florida. This protest is...

09:34
The Robert R. McCormick Foundation, GCR Consulting and the Executive Service Corps are launching the second cohort of the Leadership in Democracy Program in late January 2021. The Program strives to develop high-capacity civic leaders, representative...


21 january 2021

17:40
Faced with myriad crises ? most notably, dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic and fiscal fallout ? newly inaugurated President Joe Biden wasted no time in exacerbating those crises and inducing an immigration and border crisis, charged...

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As we reflect on the challenges we faced and opportunities 2021 brings, the Women Business Collaborative (WBC) and Equilar share good news from the private sector:  the number of women and diverse women appointed to board of public companies...

10:07
Family Research Council issued a statement warning one of President Biden's first executive orders would target people of faith and religious organizations. The executive order demands that all federal agencies redefine "sex" to include "sexual...

09:54
Circa is pleased to announce that Craig E. Leen, former Director of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) at the U.S. Department of Labor, will be joining its Board of Directors effective January 21, 2021. As the OFCCP...

08:12
As the United States made history welcoming Vice President Kamala Harris, Culturs ? the global multicultural magazine, focused on how Harris represents an increasing wave of politicians displaying hidden diversity. Along with Barack Obama and John...

07:55
President Joe Biden called for an end to America's "uncivil war" of political division in his inauguration speech. Transformational keynote speaker Peter Montoya's groundbreaking new book, "The Second Civil War," examines the psychological, social,...


20 january 2021

19:24
This afternoon, President Joe Biden signed a combination of Executive Orders to change the course of the COVID-19 pandemic and provide economic relief to millions of Americans suffering from the economic fallout of the crisis. U.S. Conference of...

18:32
President-elect Joe Biden is expected not only to reverse many of the policies implemented under Donald Trump, but also to quickly put forward new legislation to combat the continued COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic crisis. Coinciding with...

09:00
D?mos issued the following statement on the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris: "D?mos joins the nation in congratulating Joe Biden on his inauguration as the 46th President of the United States of America and Kamala...

08:57
Apollo XI Lunar Module Pilot, USAF Colonel and Moonwalker, Dr. Buzz Aldrin received a COVID-19 vaccine on Monday. "As we move...


19 january 2021

17:11
The Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) applauds President-Elect Joe Biden's nomination of Dr. Rachel Levine as Assistant Secretary for Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. "Dr. Levine is a longtime public...

12:19
Survivors for Good (SFG) co-founder, Margrett Lewis, is in Washington, D.C. this week to raise awareness of preventable burn injuries from household consumer products. SFG is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit focused on empowering growth, solutions and...

11:40
38 Organizations, including the Code of Support Foundation, releases following statement about the inauguration of the 46th President of the United States: Following the failed insurrection attempt of January 6, 2021, the undersigned organizations,...

10:52
After a day spent honoring the legacy of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, today, the National Coalition of Justice Practitioners (NCJP) calls on the United States Department of Justice (USDOJ) to hold law enforcement agencies accountable for...

09:02
American mayors are rallying behind President-elect Biden's new plan to end the pandemic and save the American economy by providing direct fiscal relief to all cities? large, medium, and small?and boosting support for America's vaccination program....

08:30
Bigger government, more government intervention, and low interest rates are all likely to persist during a Joe Biden Administration, creating tailwinds for gold....


18 january 2021

06:00
President-elect Biden's plan to extend moratorium on evictions another eight months only creates a larger mess for landlords and tenants, Columbus distressed asset manager and foreclosure broker/auctioneer Richard Kruse believes. Biden has unveiled a...


17 january 2021

21:30
On January 15, southwest China's Chongqing Municipality held a press conference on turning Liangjiang New Area into a region with high-quality life and development, according to Chongqing Liangjiang New Area Management Committee. As the third...


14 january 2021

12:00
Even though California enjoyed a historic boom during the past decade, the addition of 2019 data into the California Dream Index announced today by California Forward confirms that prosperity was not experienced evenly by all Californians. The...


13 january 2021

11:34
National Taxpayer Advocate (NTA) Erin M. Collins today released her 2020 Annual Report to Congress, focusing on the unprecedented challenges taxpayers faced in filing their tax returns and receiving refunds and stimulus payments during a year...

10:00
Today, the American Primary Aluminum Association (APAA) in a letter congratulated President-elect Joe Biden on his upcoming inauguration, called for unity in our country, and urged the incoming Biden Administration to maintain protections for...

09:30
In the spirit of camaraderie and support throughout the creative community, global humanitarian organization, Alight, in collaboration with Burners Without Borders, renowned architect and designer, Ronald "RAEL" Rael, and filmmaker, Kai Schoenhals,...

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Seventy-four-year-old New Jersey Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman has tested positive for coronavirus, days after being in a protective lockdown with other lawmakers inside the U.S. Capitol. She and others believe they contracted the virus after some...