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29 june 2023

14:30
Today, the Supreme Court has ruled that colleges are no longer allowed to use race as a criterion for admissions, stripping college admissions officers of one of their most effective interventions for making their campuses the types of diverse...

13:21
The Charles F. Kettering Foundation today announced a new jointly signed statement by 99 former college and university presidents in support of diversity in higher education. The group is deeply concerned about the impact the U.S. Supreme Court's...

12:59
The following statement can be attributed to National PTA President Yvonne Johnson: "National PTA is disappointed to see the ruling...


28 june 2023

12:28
The Government of Canada's early learning and child care plan is already putting money back in the pockets of Canadian families, while helping parents ? particularly mothers ? rejoin the workforce and grow our economy. In almost half of provinces and...

11:36
Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger relief and food rescue organization, published a new report today highlighting the latest Charitable Food Assistance Participation Estimate, which estimates the number of people who received...

09:30
A nearly 30-year-old law that provides for seamless transfer from Alabama's community colleges to the state's four-year public universities set the groundwork for community college alumni, such as Alabama Representative Brock Colvin, to achieve their...

09:00
With grid energy costs increasing steadily, American consumers are making sacrifices to pay their energy bills and becoming more energy-conscious according to independent...


22 june 2023

17:51
Semiconductor technology is critical in enabling a global digital economy. With device complexity on the rise, advanced technology scaling is harder than ever. It means finding new ways to accelerate innovation, at lower cost, across a globally...

15:47
Today, Senators Thom Tillis and Chris Coons introduced two complementary bills to strengthen intellectual property rights in the United States. C4IP strongly supports these bills, as they would act as vital safeguards to Americans' constitutionally...

15:17
Today, Senator Chris Coons (D-DE), Chair of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, introduced the Promoting and Respecting Economically Vital American Innovation Leadership Act (PREVAIL Act). It was co-sponsored by Subcommittee...

15:08
Today, Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC), Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, reintroduced the Patent Eligibility Restoration Act, a crucial piece of legislation that will empower small businesses, inventors, and...


21 june 2023

11:12
Today, State Senators Lisa Boscola and Anthony H. Williams announced they were becoming Forward Affiliates, fighting with other members of the Forward Party for shared-ground solutions to the largest problems facing their communities. Both Sens....

08:41
Providing cash-based support to the vulnerable to purchase private health insurance would increase access to quality healthcare at roughly the same per enrollee costs as Medicaid programs -- finds the latest paper in the Coverage Denied series...


17 june 2023

11:49
Storyline? Chinese President Xi Jinping has been dedicated to the cause of making people's life better in his political career so far. With a determination to do good things for people, Xi's political career started in 1982 in north China's Hebei...


16 june 2023

10:44
Global Strat View (GSV) hosted an event on the US-India Strategic Partnership, focusing on trade, security, and defense cooperation. The panel consisted of Col. John Mills (US Army Ret.), fmr. Director of Cybersecurity Policy, Strategy, and...


15 june 2023

21:34
Venus Aerospace applauds and expresses its gratitude to the House and Senate Committees for their forward-looking and hard work on FAA Reauthorization legislation. FAA Reauthorization legislation, which is passed approximately every 5 years, provides...

17:33
Hundreds of community leaders, advocates, and organizers representing labor, faith-based, Black, AAPI, Latinx, women and youth organizations held a rally for increased voting rights at the state Capitol today, as part of the launch of the California...

17:20
TickPick, LLC, the transparent ticket marketplace that is transforming the event ticketing industry, today was recognized for its longstanding commitment to all-in prices in President Biden's remarks about junk fees. TickPick co-founder and co-CEO...

12:56
(Family Features) High-speed internet service is no longer a luxury, but a necessity for everyone, everywhere. From doing homework to...

10:00
Prolacta Bioscience®, the world's leading hospital provider of 100% human milk-based nutritional products for critically ill, premature infants, today applauded the House Appropriations Committee for advancing a Fiscal Year 2024 (FY24) Agriculture...


14 june 2023

18:23
Today, the House of Representatives passed the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act (H.R. 277). Authored by Rep. Kat Cammack (R-FL), the REINS Act requires congressional approval of any rule or regulation with an economic...

09:00
Starts With Ustm, a nonpartisan movement to overcome toxic tribalism and solve our most challenging problems, has released a new poll showing that an overwhelming majority of Democrats and Republicans agree on six fundamental values but are skeptical...

08:42
A new scientific study shows that methane's and nitrous oxide's potential for global warming and climate change are completely neutralized by earth's ever-present atmospheric water vapor. This determination is characterized in a new BriefBook:...


13 june 2023

10:10
On Friday afternoon, the leadership of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee (T&I) introduced a 773-page bill setting FAA policies, organization, spending for the next five years as reported by FlyersRights.org. The bipartisan...

09:00
Internet for Growth, a nationwide coalition of small business owners and content creators who rely on digital advertising to create jobs and economic growth, has announced a new Advisory Council to guide coalition growth, member engagement, and...

08:13
The Adult Literacy and Learning Impact Network is pleased to announce the release of a new white paper, "Investing in Multiple Literacies for Individual and Collective Empowerment."...


12 june 2023

12:29
Nonprofit organization the Center for Environmental Health (CEH) sent legal notices to five metal plating facilities in Los Angeles County today after discovering that these companies are discharging toxic PFAS chemicals, also called "forever...


7 june 2023

13:13
NATSO, representing truckstops and travel centers, and SIGMA: America's Leading Fuel Marketers, recently urged the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to increase the blending mandate for...

12:16
Below is a statement by U.S. Conference of Mayors President Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve on yesterday's mass shooting in Richmond, VA....

08:31
HavenLock, the world's most powerful and advanced smart lock system for homes and commercial buildings, announced today that they will give away Lockdown devices to schools for every unit sold to businesses through their Guardian Angel program. This...


6 june 2023

12:39
Today, the American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP) and more than 235 organizations sent a letter to the leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means and the Committee on Energy and Commerce illustrating strong...

08:41
A definitive new analysis shows that EVs now face an impending serious major setback?either dramatically higher electricity cost; or debilitating electric blackouts, as Wind and Solar take-over as the primary source of electric power. The analysis by...


5 june 2023

12:38
The National Immigration Center for Enforcement (NICE), a new nonprofit organization, launched today to advocate for the proper enforcement of immigration laws in the interior of the United States ? a practice that is critical to national security,...


4 june 2023

15:47
Today, the U.S. Conference of Mayors and Target announced the winners of this year's Police Reform and Equitable Justice Grant Program designed to identify, promote, and support police policies and practices that cities of all sizes are finding to be...


2 june 2023

16:53
Today, the Honourable Gudie Hutchings, Minister of Rural Economic Development, alongside the Honourable Andrew Parsons, Newfoundland and Labrador's Minister of Industry, Energy and Technology, concluded a successful two-day...

14:18
The Forward Party, a new national political party building around the country and in Illinois, issued the following statement from its national co-chair, Andrew Yang - and state chair, James Young regarding the upcoming selection of Brandon Johnson's...


31 may 2023

16:39
The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Sean M. O'Brien regarding the vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on the Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2023:...


29 may 2023

08:30
Every Canadian should be in control of their own health information through online access and benefit from it being shared securely between health professionals in the country. However, currently only one third of Canadians can access some of their...


25 may 2023

17:39
The following is a statement from Teamsters Freight Division Director John Murphy and Teamsters Carhaul Division Director Avral Thompson on a vote in the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee to approve HR 3372 and HR 2948, which raise...

10:00
On May 25, the third anniversary of George Floyd's murder by Minneapolis police, the co-chairs of President Obama's Task Force on 21st Century Policing, Laurie Robinson and Charles Ramsey, called for steps to transform policing through a whole of...


23 may 2023

09:00
Edward Jones' Grassroots Legislative Task Force is set to meet with U.S. legislators for its 38th year May 23-25 in Washington, D.C. The group will advocate for issues important to individual investors and business owners. The Task Force is made up...


22 may 2023

06:00
The Biden Administration's approach to law enforcement has come into question. On May 17, Rep. Marjorie Green filed articles of impeachment for Attorney General Merrick Garland and FBI Director Christopher Wray for, among other things, permitting...


19 may 2023

20:15
CGTN America & CGTN UN releases "China, Central Asia Vow to Build a Closer Community with a Shared Future at Milestone Xi'an Summit" It is no coincidence that Xi'an has...


18 may 2023

15:00
Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Energy), a leader in renewable energy, welcomes the U.S. Department of Interior Bureau of Land Management's Record of Decision on the SunZia Transmission project, which will enable over 3,500 MW of New Mexico wind...

10:50
NSSF®, The Firearm Industry Trade Association, recognized former sheriff and U.S. Congressman Mike Ezell (R-Miss.) as a Real Solutions.® Champion during National Police Week 2023. U.S. Rep. Ezell was presented the award for his contributions to...


16 may 2023

08:51
Chief Executive magazine's annual list of the Best and Worst States for Business has ranked Kentucky as the 18th-best state overall, a significant jump from last year's ranking. Kentucky's booming manufacturing sector and influx of new investment...

08:42
Chief Executive magazine's annual list of the Best and Worst States for Business has once again ranked Indiana as the top-ranked Midwestern state and the fifth-best state for business overall, maintaining its position on the list from last year. The...

08:37
Chief Executive magazine's annual list of the Best and Worst States for Business has ranked Virginia the top-ranked mid-Atlantic state. According to the magazine's rankings, released in the Spring issue of Chief Executive, Virginia ranks as the 12th...


15 may 2023

14:49
Lawmakers will hold a hearing at the State House on Tuesday, May 16 on legislation that would strengthen the penalties for assaulting a healthcare worker ? part of a comprehensive effort by nurses and healthcare professionals to address an epidemic...


11 may 2023

09:00
EnergyHub clients Arizona-based public utility Salt River Project and Texas-based CPS Energy were the winners of the 20th PLMA (Peak Load Management Alliance) Awards. This annual awards program recognizes innovative approaches to flexible load...

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