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13 september 2023

15:15
Emergency nurses need additional knowledge of abortion-limiting legislation as well as the related clinical, ethical and legal implications for both emergency care staff and their patients, a study published in the September issue of the Journal of...

11:56
Today, Steve Pollock, president of DentaQuest, part of Sun Life U.S., released the following statement reacting to the introduction of the Increasing Access to Dental Insurance Act:...

08:33
Today, five of the world's leading innovators ? including Katalin Karikó, the University of Pennsylvania biochemist who helped develop the mRNA technology behind the Covid-19 vaccines, and Dennis Liotta, the Emory chemist who helped transform HIV...


12 september 2023

17:34
Today, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters released a guiding document for federal policymakers to address issues with autonomous vehicles (AVs). The framework, Autonomous Vehicle Federal Policy Principles, arrives at a critical time when...

08:35
Today, the Young Black Lawyers' Organizing Coalition (YBLOC), a national network of young Black lawyers and law students, has requested to meet with Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Richard J. Durbin to urge him to abolish the "blue slip" practice...


7 september 2023

20:53
Aquia Inc., a...


30 august 2023

09:00
Government officials and physicians don't always agree on the value of prescription drugs, a new paper from the Alliance for Patient Access explains, and the discrepancy could impact patient care when U.S. officials begin price negotiations for...

08:46
The Charles F. Kettering Foundation today announced it is awarding its first David Mathews Democracy Fellowship Award to former Kansas Governor and Obama administration Cabinet member Kathleen Sebelius. Sebelius, who served as secretary of the U.S....


29 august 2023

09:00
On August 22, 2023, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Forest Service is making $150 million available from President Biden's Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), the largest climate investment in...


28 august 2023

08:34
As students head back to school, a new national survey commissioned by the California-based, nonpartisan, free-market think tank, the Pacific Research Institute finds that voters are more dissatisfied with their local school boards than their...


24 august 2023

08:42
Today Mom Congress announced the bills included in its 2023 Moms' Agenda - a series of bills to address the urgent challenges mothers face because of woefully inadequate infrastructure to support pregnancy, birth, and early parenting in the U.S....


22 august 2023

05:00
Oracle has been recognized as a founding member of CancerX. The public-private partnership was formed to drive innovations that can help reduce deaths due to cancer. Oracle will contribute expertise to the project fueled by Oracle's extensive...


17 august 2023

13:46
Growth Energy, the nation's largest biofuels trade association, marked the one-year anniversary of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) by releasing new data on the economic, employment, and agriculture market potential of the bill's Section 45Z clean...

11:19
Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala has officially affiliated with the Forward Party today, deciding to run his reelection campaign as a Forward Republican. The Forward Party's endorsement of Zappala builds upon its recent backing of...


16 august 2023

08:36
Today, the Bayh-Dole Coalition released "Faces of American Innovation," a report highlighting five inspirational people whose work to transform early-stage discoveries into commercial products improved the lives of millions. "In the day-to-day...

08:00
As a stunning wave of more than 70 GOP and Democratic Congresspersons and Senators publicly called for the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) to reverse its guidance on withholding funds from schools with archery programs in their curriculum, the...


15 august 2023

21:45
In an effort to help newly arrived asylum seekers in New York City, Mexican music superstar Alejandro Fernández today announced his support of the New York Immigration Coalition and will donate a portion of the proceeds from his upcoming New York...

10:06
TutorMe, a one-to-one, online tutoring solution from leading digital learning company GoGuardian, today announced it has been selected by the State of New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) as a qualified vendor for their new high-impact tutoring...


10 august 2023

08:44
Today, City Commissioner Seth Bluestein announced his affiliation as a Forward Republican, fighting with other members of the Forward Party for shared-ground solutions to the largest problems facing their communities. Of his decision...


8 august 2023

13:29
The Teamsters Union is calling on the federal government to reform corporate bankruptcy laws following Yellow Corp.'s filing for Chapter 11 this week. The freight company's closure leaves 22,000 union members without work despite Teamsters at Yellow...


3 august 2023

08:47
Wicklander-Zulawski & Associates (WZ), a renowned leader in investigative interviewing, is proud to announce its collaboration with Learning Ninjas®, a prominent instructional design firm, to support the development of an innovative online training...


2 august 2023

12:39
Embracing the principle that "sunshine is the best disinfectant," a new ballot initiative would overhaul California's open records laws to combat government corruption and protect the health and well-being of Californians, according to Consumer...

10:24
The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare (PQHH) and the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) today commended Representatives Terri Sewell (AL-7) and Adrian Smith (NE-3) for introducing the Preserving Access to Home Health Act of...


1 august 2023

08:37
As West Virginia's special legislative session commences, congressional candidate for West Virginia's 2nd District, Nate Cain and his esteemed team proudly present the groundbreaking Parental Rights Bill. This comprehensive legislation is a...


31 july 2023

09:30
Pennsylvania's 738,577 U.S. veterans and active-duty service members face the threat of falling victim to scammers seeking to exploit them. Nearly two-thirds of veterans are unaware that they can receive free assistance with Promise to Address...


29 july 2023

15:39
Return to Freedom Wild Horse Conservation this week thanked the Senate Interior Appropriations Committee for including language in its Fiscal Year 2024 funding package that can improve the management of America's wild horses and burros. Senate...

14:54
Amid a coordinated effort to undermine No Labels' work to secure ballot access in states nationwide, we have named Jay Nixon ? a lifelong Democrat who spent 30 years serving Missouri as a governor, attorney general and state senator ? as director of...


26 july 2023

14:22
As the nation's largest, most credible, and most highly respected UFO research organization, the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON), commends the House Oversight's Subcommittee on National Security, the Border, and Foreign Affairs, and Chairman Grothman, for...

14:02
This week, Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) and Senator John Thune (R-SD) introduced S. 2477, the Equitable Community Access to Pharmacist Services Act (ECAPS), bipartisan legislation that would ensure Medicare beneficiaries can continue to receive prompt...

09:00
The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Sean M. O'Brien on the legislative hearing today in the House Energy and Commerce Committee concerning two bills that would regulate autonomous vehicles (AVs):...


25 july 2023

19:29
Today's ruling by Federal District Court Judge Jon Tigar effectively negates any impediments to foreign nationals seeking to abuse our nation's asylum laws, and will trigger an even more massive surge of people crossing our borders illegally, charges...

09:48
The Kennedy Forum applauds the Biden Administration and U.S. Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Treasury for today's release of proposed rulemaking for the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (Federal Parity Act)....


24 july 2023

10:49
On Friday, Michael Doorley, founder of the "Take the Pledge Campaign" completed his 1,500-mile journey of hand-delivering the Politicians Honor Code Pledge to an office in each of the 26 congressional districts and two senators' throughout New York...


21 july 2023

16:15
Today, by unanimous vote, Commissioners of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights have concurred in President Joseph R. Biden's designations of Rochelle Mercedes Garza as Chair and Victoria Frances Nourse as Vice-Chair. Marking a milestone for the...


19 july 2023

15:02
FlyersRights.org submitted its Petition for Reconsideration to the FAA, requesting the FAA reconsider its April denial of FlyersRights.org's October 2022 minimum seat size rulemaking petition. The seat rulemaking petition asked the FAA to set 9...

09:04
PAVmed Inc.  ("PAVmed"), a diversified commercial-stage medical technology company, operating in the medical device, diagnostics,...

08:49
Overwhelming bipartisan majorities favor prohibiting stock-trading in individual companies by Members of Congress (86%, Republicans 87%, Democrats 88%, independents 81%), as well as the President, Vice President, and Supreme Court Justices (87%,...


18 july 2023

14:33
NSSF®, The Firearm Industry Trade Association, and Galveston Mayor Craig Brown, along with City Councilmembers Marie Robb and Sharon Lewis, Galveston Police Chief Doug Balli, representatives from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Galveston...

12:00
Braden Frame, a medically retired Texas fighter/paramedic, announced his candidacy for General President of the 338,000-member International Association of Fire Fighters....


17 july 2023

09:08
Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine (SIDM) works to raise awareness of the burden of diagnostic error as a major public health issue and promote solutions to reduce patient harm. Since a 2015 report, "Improving Diagnosis in Healthcare," by the...


15 july 2023

09:55
As Russia's ongoing, brutal invasion of Ukraine persists, Canada continues to adapt its response to help those fleeing violence. Since its launch in March 2022, the Canada-Ukraine Authorization for Emergency Travel (CUAET) has provided temporary safe...


14 july 2023

12:19
Large bipartisan majorities favor proposals that would prohibit the sale of US real estate and oil reserves to entities linked to foreign adversaries, including China and Russia. Three-quarters (73%) support a prohibition on the sale of property,...

09:42
Calling all past,...

07:00
Camilleri is running for president to instill hard-working values back into America. The American border is open, schools are in chaos, inflation is out of control, and there are many other issues America faces. Camilleri can no longer sit back and...


13 july 2023

14:39
Today, the Committee for Economic Development, the public policy center of The Conference Board (CED), issued a new Solutions Brief, An Energy Transition Road Map to Net Zero 2050. The report provides a realistic pathway for the US to attain its...


12 july 2023

08:44
Americans pay a "tort tax" of $1,300 per person thanks to lawsuit abuse, and reforming the legal system could boost the U.S. economy by 2 percent over time, finds a new study released today by California-based, nonpartisan, free-market think tank,...


11 july 2023

16:49
Congress can take steps to help build a healthcare workforce more closely aligned with America's evolving healthcare needs by passing the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA), according to the American Academy of Hospice...

08:41
The National Owner Operators Association (TNOOA), a prominent trucking business association representing over 35,000 hard-working men and women across the United States, is proud to endorse Nate Cain, a Republican candidate running for Congress in...


8 july 2023

08:00
On June 30th, Patrick L. Riley officially declared his candidacy for the Republican Presidential nomination, with a mission to restore the integrity of the Constitution, revitalize the American dream, and usher in a new era of prosperity for all...


6 july 2023

14:16
The Coordinated Bargaining Group, which represents 44 Los Angeles and Orange County-area hotels negotiating with UNITE HERE, Local 11, has filed Unfair Labor Practice Charges against the Union with the National Labor Relations Board. The bargaining...

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