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17 june 2021

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Capitol Counsel is adding another partner, further deepening their expertise in Democratic and bipartisan politics and expanding their ties and government relations abilities in the U.S. Congress, specifically the U.S. Senate. Capitol Counsel Partner...

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SB 224, authored by Texas State Senator Charles Perry and sponsored by Rep. Armando Walle, became law yesterday after being signed by Governor Greg Abbott. The legislation creates a simplified certification and recertification process for...

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Louis Marinelli, an American political activist and California governor candidate, released a short film exploring the issue of Vrbetice explosions in the light of the first Biden - Putin meeting. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ny0Na-P3_9k The...

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America First Political Committee today announced the successful completion of the Wyoming Congressional Candidate Forum which was held Saturday, June 12, 2021 in Casper, Wyoming. Wyoming is ground zero for taking the Republican Party back from...

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A broad coalition of companies, think tanks and investors have come together to form The Partnership for Clean Energy Investment, a diverse group of stakeholders focused on advancing much-needed changes to the tax code to unlock a new generation of...


16 june 2021

14:11
A Benchmark Dose Analysis (BMD) by Grandjean et al., just published in the journal Risk Analysis, confirms that extremely low fluoride exposure during pregnancy impairs fetal brain development and at the population level may currently be causing more...

13:21
American Jewish Committee applauds Texas Governor Greg Abbott for signing today legislation (HB3257) establishing the Texas Holocaust, Genocide, and Antisemitism Advisory Commission. AJC Dallas Director Joel Schwitzer and Houston Director Randy...

08:56
Legendary Republican Strategist Roger Stone a veteran of 10 presidential campaigns over the past 40 years, while also being a longtime confidante to President Donald J. Trump, believes that the United States of America can still be brought back from...

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Artur Pawlowski, a Polish born preacher and civil rights activist who now lives in Canada, is making the trip South to the United States this weekend, where he will join dozens of healthcare freedom and faith-based activists at Pastor Rodney...


15 june 2021

22:59
The California Academy of Family Physicians (CAFP) is optimistic as new COVID-19 guidelines take effect. As of June 15, 2021, Governor Newsom has terminated the executive Stay Home Order. The new guidelines include phasing out the vast majority of...

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With gun violence again on the rise, including four mass shootings in a six-hour period last weekend alone, the U.S. Conference of Mayors is calling on President Biden to prioritize action on gun violence prevention. The U.S. Conference of Mayors...

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Friends of Animals has filed a lawsuit to suspend the Bureau of Land Management's Wild Horse and Burro $1,000-a-head Adoption Incentive Program because it is killing wild horses, which is in direct opposition to the program's requirements and...

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Today, the National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) hosted a virtual NCCN Policy Summit examining the impact of the past year on oncology policy in America. The program, "Defining the 'New Normal'? 2021 and the State of Cancer Care in America...

12:02
Nonprofit organization, Texans Lil Fragile Voices, announces today that Medicaid Managed Care reform activist Linda Badawo has launched a campaign to end Superior HealthPlan's contract with the state of Texas for the management of a health program...

10:46
Connected Nation applauds the hard work of Senators Patty Murray (D-WA), Rob Portman (R-OH), and Angus King (I-ME) to bring forth the Digital Equity Act which is squarely focused on expanding digital inclusion across the US....

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Black AIDS Institute (BAI), the nation's only Black HIV organization focused on ending HIV in Black communities, welcomes Harold J. Phillips, as the new Director of the White House Office of National AIDS Policy, which has been recently reinstated by...

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"Homeownership is the greatest driver of wealth creation, and wealth inequality, in US history. With nameless, faceless hedge funds such as Blackrock stealing the American Dream from residents across Las Vegas, Clark County, and Nevada, its time for...


14 june 2021

14:04
The Park West Foundation, the charitable nonprofit arm of Park West Gallery, has launched the ifoster27 campaign to call on Michigan lawmakers to pass House Bill 4419 (H-1) on June 17th, 2021....

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Nearly 45,000 current and former National Guard officers have appealed to a prominent member of the extended Guard family to help win their No. 1 legislative priority. Retired Brig. Gen. J. Roy Robinson, the president of the National Guard...

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Today, the Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board (CED) released the following statement regarding the ongoing bipartisan infrastructure negotiations: The Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board (CED) supports...

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National Minority Quality Forum (NMQF) today announced that it has partnered with Microsoft Corp. to launch a Microsoft Health Policy Fellowship. The fellow will be an integral member of NMQF's policy team in the production of high-quality and...


11 june 2021

11:22
As the 47th G7 summit commences in the UK marking President Biden's first official foreign trip, world-leaders have collectively promoted the need for a united front on global issues. But with tax reforms high on the agenda, tech and telecoms...

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"Firing Line with Margaret Hoover," the PBS public affairs television program known for its news-making interviews with political figures and cultural icons, will debut its podcast Friday, June 11, at 8:30 pm ET. The first episode will feature former...


10 june 2021

11:01
The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa on the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure's passage of the $547 billion Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation (INVEST) in...

09:00
Executives at middle market businesses overwhelmingly agree that the state of the U.S. infrastructure is hampering economic growth nationally, locally and within their organizations, according to the RSM US Middle Market Business Index (MMBI)...

08:38
American Priority is proud to announce their annual #AMPFest21 will yet again be held on the beautiful grounds of Trump National Doral in Miami, Florida this year from October 7th-10th.  This year's theme is "American Revival" and has already...

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Alex Stovall is a 26 year-old Army Reservist Chaplain candidate running for Congress to stand up to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), who he sees as the biggest problem in the U.S. House. If elected, Stovall would become the youngest Black...

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On the heels of news that the Biden Administration will announce a global vaccine plan, which will include purchasing 500 million Pfizer coronavirus vaccines to donate to the world, newly released data by Data For Progress and David Binder Research,...


9 june 2021

11:05
The text of the following statement was released by the Governments of the United States of America and the United Arab Emirates....

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Today, Khaled Salem, running as a Democrat for the U.S. Senate against Chuck Schumer in 2022, sent a very strong message to President Biden, the U.S. Legislative branch and the U.S military to increase oversight regarding aid sent to Israel and Gaza....

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EcoFlow, a portable power and renewable energy solutions company, was quick to respond when Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced the Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday, which ran from May 28 to June 6. The company exempted sales tax of all...

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The Center for Individual Freedom (CFIF) today released key findings of a national survey measuring voters' health care priorities as U.S. COVID-19 cases continue to decline and many in Congress propose health care-related offsets to President...


8 june 2021

15:44
The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) strongly condemns the dangerous decision by UnitedHealthcare to retroactively deny emergency care claims. ACEP firmly believes that the new policy is in direct violation of the federal Prudent...

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A new study led by CT Strategies in collaboration with CBP (U.S. Customs and Border Protection) and the University of Houston's BTI Institute (A DHS Center of Excellence), surveyed and interviewed CTPAT (Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism)...

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Today, a coalition of private and public actors launched a new public education initiative entitled United to Safeguard America from Illegal Trade (USA-IT) to combat black market trade. The campaign will run through 2021 and provide local officials,...

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Today, The New York Women's Foundation, PowHer New York and The League of Women Voters of NYC launched A Mayor for NYC Women initiative with the release of responses to their newly created 2021 NYC Mayoral Questionnaire, a non-partisan project...

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Landry & Kling Global Cruise Services, leaders in sourcing and logistics for vessel charters, floating accommodations and cruise events worldwide, has brokered the cruise vessel MS Silja Europa, in partnership with Bibby Marine UK, to serve as...

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"My goals when declaring my candidacy for the non-partisan Las Vegas City Council was to bring back civility, debate, and democracy to the council chambers, while focusing on economic prosperity, and equitable progress for my fellow city residents....


7 june 2021

08:33
Protect Our Election, a non-partisan 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to strengthening democratic institutions at the state and local level, today released the results of its 2020 Local Election Official Research Survey. The survey is the first...

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Twelve leading education organizations announced a new effort today to help ensure all students receive the equitable educational opportunities they deserve. The newly formed Coalition to Advance Future Student Success is a recognition that the...


3 june 2021

12:01
VERITY NOW, a leading coalition voice on promoting equity in auto safety, released the following statement from Catherine McCullough, a transportation policy expert and VERITY NOW coalition member, regarding Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton's...

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With California recently declared by the Los Angeles Times as "the de-facto policy think tank of the Biden-Harris Administration," the Pacific Research Institute ? California's leading free-market think tank ? today launched a "Been There, Done That"...

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PRIDE Industries has been honored as a VETS Indexes 3 Star Employer. This inaugural award recognizes top companies that hire veterans and are committed to recruiting, retaining, developing, and supporting veterans and others in the military...

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The Body Shop US today has released new data that reveals that nearly 70 percent of consumers support the Equality Act, which would update the federal law that currently protects people from discrimination based on race, national origin, sex and...


2 june 2021

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The Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, and Parliamentary Secretary Neil Ellis, will give remarks at a live virtual event on the upcoming federal consultations for the Next Agricultural Policy Framework....

13:27
The Dental Access Partners (DAP) and Minnesota Dental Association (MDA) shared the following letter with Senator Benson regarding the dental proposals currently being negotiated between Senator Benson, the House, and the Governor's office. For over...

08:48
Access Ready Reporter Issue 15 -The Reporter Newsletter is a service of Access Ready Inc. which is a nonprofit cross disability advocacy organization promoting a policy of inclusion and accessibility across information technology through education...

08:38
Reston-based consulting firm Counter Threat Solutions LLC (CTS) announced that Demetrice (Dee) Baskerville has been promoted to Program Manager. In this role, Baskerville will oversee the management and growth of key government contracts as well as...


1 june 2021

10:00
Digital Economy Alliance today announced its initiative to help boost the quality of economic growth in America. The Digital Economy Alliance will support innovative solutions that positively impact society, creating social value and social profit. ...

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Stanley Black & Decker today announced that CEO Jim Loree will join the World Economic Forum to partake in a global panel discussion virtually tomorrow, June 2, from 12:00-12:45pm EST, along with Sharan Burrow, General Secretary, International Trade...

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