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13 august 2021

17:59
TekSavvy Solutions Inc. ("TekSavvy") today applauded the unanimous resolution passed by the Ontario Big City Mayors (OBCM), which calls upon the federal Cabinet to reinstate a key 2019 CRTC decision that would lower Canadian internet prices (the 2019...

14:19
Vaccination is the most effective tool to reduce the risk of COVID-19 for Canadians and to protect broader public health. It is our most important instrument and so we continue to take action to get as many Canadians vaccinated as possible. The...

08:38
CEO of American Human Rights Organization and candidate for U.S. Senate against incumbent Chuck Schumer in 2022, Khaled Salem, said today, in the strongest terms, "Fight back against Hamas and Hezbollah. Call out Iran as the 'heinous pimp' of global...


12 august 2021

15:49
Today, OSFI confirmed that the exclusion of sovereign-issued securities from the leverage ratio exposure measure for deposit-taking institutions (DTIs), introduced at the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic, will not be extended past December 31, 2021. ...

06:00
Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas will post the Second Installment property tax bills online after 10 a.m. today at cookcountytreasurer.com. The new bills will bring the total amount billed countywide for 2020 to more than $16.1 billion, an increase...


11 august 2021

08:11
Esper, a fast-growing govtech startup, recently announced an $8M Series A led by Cota Capital with participation from 8VC, Gaingels, and Stand Together Ventures Lab. To date, this round brings Esper's total funding to over $14M in capital raised....


10 august 2021

08:52
With the September 14 recall on the horizon, the nonpartisan Pacific Research Institute today released Saving California, a new book offering realistic, market-based reforms to 10 of the state's major policy challenges. The authors are current or...

08:00
First Book, a nonprofit social enterprise dedicated to educational equity as a path out of poverty, today released the findings of a nationwide survey of 2,004 educators serving kids in need that examines their spending priorities for American Rescue...


5 august 2021

13:14
Family Research Council submitted a public comment to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) regarding the proposed rule with the deceptively innocuous title, "Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Updating Payment Parameters and...


4 august 2021

13:24
The following statement can be attributed to Dan Stein, president of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), in response to the Biden administration's extension of the Title 42 public health order:...

11:16
In the first initiative of its kind, an £85 million approach to funding for affordable housing with variable tenures that can last from one day to a lifetime is launched today by Orchard & Shipman.   Working with specialist advisors Revenue and...


3 august 2021

17:25
K2 Integrity, the preeminent risk, compliance, investigations, and monitoring firm co-founded by Jeremy M. Kroll and Jules B. Kroll, welcomes today's announcement by the U.S. Department of the Treasury that Himamauli Das, K2 Integrity Senior Managing...

13:15
Magnolia Medical Technologies, Inc., inventors of Steripath®, the only FDA 510(k)-cleared device platform indicated to reduce blood culture contamination for sepsis testing,1 today commended the U.S. House of Representatives following the passage of...

08:53
Establishing a two-part drug pricing system quantifying separate values for a drug's innovation and production would create an efficient market and a more accurate reflection of how patients value a drug compared to those produced by centralized...

08:44
Scarinci Hollenbeck is pleased to announce that Partner and Chair of the firm's Education law practice group John G. Geppert and Sarah A. Gober successfully secured a ruling on behalf of the Hackensack Board of Education. The case involved a dispute...


2 august 2021

08:14
U.S. Senate candidate for New York Khaled Salem today announced his 100% support for justified retaliation by Israel in response to the Israeli Foreign Minister's statement that as of now "Iran is not just an Israeli problem." Salem is running...


30 july 2021

14:59
American Jewish Committee (AJC) praised the Biden Administration for appointing today Rashad Hussain as United States Ambassador at-Large for International Religious Freedom. He will be the first Muslim to serve in this position. "Rashad Hussain is...

13:59
Insurance companies have overcharged Californians by billions of dollars since the COVID-19 lockdowns began in March 2020, sixteen months ago. Today, in a letter to California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara, Consumer Watchdog proposed a plan to...

13:31
With food banks operating on or near every military installation in the United States and a growing need for food among military families Craig Newmark Philanthropies announced an additional $100,000 investment in MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger...

11:49
The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa on the Senate's confirmation of David Prouty and Gwynne Wilcox this week to serve on the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), which will give Democrats a majority at the...


29 july 2021

14:29
InsureMyTrip, the nation's first-and-largest travel insurance marketplace, is seeing an increase in travel insurance policies purchased for cruises. This, as Disney becomes the latest cruise line to require travel insurance for unvaccinated...

10:10
The Teamsters are applauding the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee for passing the Fair and Open Skies Act, HR 3095. The bill was approved unanimously yesterday by voice vote....

08:41
Khaled Salem, the Egyptian-American U.S. Senate candidate running against incumbent Chuck Schumer in the 2022 election and CEO of American Human Rights, today expressed outrage that Staten Island borough residents are still paying a discounted...


28 july 2021

10:15
Today, Intersections of Our Lives released new, national polling data demonstrating the intersectionality of the experiences of Black, Latina/x, Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) women voters. This new research explores the experiences of...

10:00
Craig Snyder ? a former Senate Chief of Staff and nationally acclaimed GOP political and policy thought leader ? today declared his candidacy in the 2022 Pennsylvania GOP primary contest to replace Pat Toomey, Pennsylvania's retiring US Senator. View...

08:36
New Jersey's leading business journal NJBiz recently ranked Scarinci Hollenbeck's Founding & Managing Partner Donald Scarinci #7 on their annual Law Power 50 list. The annual list recognizes the most influential attorneys in the state. "I am...


27 july 2021

15:20
Governor Greg Gianforte, the Montana Congressional Delegation of Senators Tester and Daines, and Representative Matt Rosendale will join Rimrock and GoMo Health in marking the Rimrock Concierge program for individuals who are struggling with...

13:46
The Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) and InterExchange, two non-profit sponsors of BridgeUSA programs, have founded the Coalition for American Public Diplomacy and Leadership (CAPDL) to cultivate a network of supporters who will...

08:44
Critically acclaimed celebrity Patrick Kilpatrick announced his bid to be the next Governor of California. With the current establishment unable and unwilling to adapt to the needs of its citizens, the time is ripe for a change. Mr. Kilpatrick is...

08:00
Attorney Rella Zapletal has entered the race for City Council District "B" against failed incumbent, Jay Banks, to deliver a bigger focus to solutions for public safety, infrastructure, and affordable housing to our City Council at a pivotal moment....


26 july 2021

08:38
Slaughter Free Chicago, a campaign launched by nonprofit Free From Harm, has announced a new initiative that demands Governor JB Pritzker replace Illinois Department of Agriculture Director Jerry Costello after an independent investigation revealed...


23 july 2021

15:08
NGA 911, the leading-edge Public Safety solutions provider, today announces a partnership with Roadside Telematics Corp (RTC), the leading provider of contextual vehicular emergency data, to support linking connected cars with Next Generation 9-1-1...


22 july 2021

19:26
Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Shelley Capito (R-WV) introduced the Senate companion bill to the Stephanie Tubbs Jones Uterine Fibroid Research and Education Act of 2021, legislation that would appropriate $30 million to the National Institutes of...

08:38
The ability of elected leaders to adapt their government services for remote citizens has now led to the creation of the nation's first cyber-space city hall. City services soon available from a cyber-city hall will now include electronic city forms...


21 july 2021

11:56
Restore Liberty, a citizen led organization, launches today with a message for elected officials in Washington, D.C., and the States?calling for the immediate restoration of the Bill of Rights and constitutional self-governance for all Americans....

08:47
In the days leading up to the January 20th presidential inauguration, General Mark A. Milley, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, was put on notice that security experts and top officials had a real concern that former President Trump might...

08:39
The country may be six months into the new presidential administration, but the impact of the last administration promises to be felt for some time. As we take time to reflect, the 3D animated YouTube series, The So-Called President, is just want we...


19 july 2021

15:45
U.S. press leaders on Monday applauded Attorney General Merrick Garland for formally barring federal prosecutors from seizing the records of journalists in leak investigations, with limited exceptions, reversing years of department policy....

10:00
A national survey finds that Millennials and Generation X are more worried about retirement as compared to older generations. Sixty-four percent of Millennials and 54 percent of Generation X are more concerned about their retirement security in the...

08:44
Meet South Florida's 'no nonsense' Water & Infrastructure Czar KW Miller, who has stepped in to help restructure and rebuild South Florida's water infrastructure on a 'Pro-Bono" basis.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is set to release the...

08:38
This week in Washington D.C. at the Strategic Infrastructure Performance Institute (SIPI) headquarters, CEO Norman Anderson, hosted the second meeting between educational, political and business leaders from the Republic of South Korea and the United...

08:16
Khaled Salem, the popular Egyptian-American U.S. Senate candidate running against incumbent Chuck Schumer for the 2022 election, today expressed his admiration for the unity and friendship that continue in the New York Jewish Community. Salem points...

08:03
U.S. Senate candidate and American Human Rights CEO Khaled Salem, who is running against Chuck Schumer in 2022, today announced that he would support legislative oversight of health care fraud. His plan is to eliminate the healthcare and insurance...


18 july 2021

23:30
Policies needed before earthquakes and other disasters strike will be discussed by a panel comprised of a California State legislator, a city building official, a housing and community expert, and a disaster preparedness leader during the Resilience...


16 july 2021

08:37
The American Council of Cannabis Medicine (ACCM) announced today the formalization of the ACCM Industry Leadership Advisory Council. The group's primary focus is to provide the necessary resources and guidance to advance a comprehensive medical...


15 july 2021

12:30
The ALS Association today announced that California's legislature, in conjunction with the Department of Health has approved $15 million over the next five years for the wraparound model of care and treatment of ALS in the state. The initial funding...


14 july 2021

08:10
The Global Alliance for Cannabis Commerce (GACC) is proud to announce its support of Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR), and Senator Cory Booker's (D-NJ) Cannabis Administration and Opportunity (CAO) Act. The Act...


13 july 2021

19:45
The Intercollegiate Studies Institute announced today that on July 23-24, an all-star roster of thought leaders will gather for one of the year's most significant conferences: The Future of American Political Economy The conference addresses a key...

18:04
China Tech Threat Co-Founder Roslyn Layton issued the below statement on Alan Estevez, who President Biden named today to head the U.S. Commerce Department's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS). Read here for more on the elevated importance of BIS...

11:00
Governor Daniel J. McKee signed H5353, also known as the Nathan Bruno and Jason Flatt Act, into law.  The new law requires that all public school personnel receive training in suicide awareness and prevention each year.  Suicide is the fourth leading...

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