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27 may 2021

15:20
Clinical Enterprise, Inc., a Eurofins Scientific company, today announced it has been awarded a U.S. Government agreement to expand national COVID-19 testing. The agreement with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, in coordination with...


26 may 2021

16:51
The United Steelworkers union (USW) provided detailed recommendations to the administration of California Gov. Gavin Newsom in advance of its "Just Transition Roadmap," urging it to include substantial protections for oil production workers and their...

16:30
Stride Health, the leading Portable Benefits platform for independent contractors, announced its participation in the "Gig Workers' Week of Action" initiative by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to help Americans gain access to...

13:45
NASA Administrator Bill Nelson and acting Chief Financial Officer Steve Shinn will host a media briefing at 3 p.m. EDT Friday, May 28, to discuss the Biden-Harris Administration's fiscal year 2022 funding request for the agency following the White...

11:00
Today at a virtual webinar the Economic Policy Institute unveiled a groundbreaking study that shows the overwhelming positive economic impact of the Section 232 aluminum tariffs. Tom Conway, International President of the United Steelworkers union...

09:00
The Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today released the Draft Plan Bay Area 2050. After three years of public discussion and technical work, Plan Bay Area 2050 is a long-range plan...


25 may 2021

18:10
Offshore Wind California (OWC), a group of wind industry leaders, applauded an announcement by the Biden Administration today that the Departments of Interior and Defense have reached agreement on California sea-space and other issues, clearing the...

09:21
Khaled Salem, the popular candidate running for the U.S. Senate against Chuck Schumer in 2022, today implored the United Nations and the State of Israel to "finish the job" by ending efforts of the Hamas terrorist group in Gaza and the West Bank by...


24 may 2021

17:20
On Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. ET, Please join Thomas M. Conway, International President of United Steelworkers, Robert E. Scott, Senior Economist and Director of Trade and Manufacturing Policy Research at the Economic Policy Institute, and...

08:32
eMars/Compliant Client was created in 2001 to give construction company owners an easy, flawless, paperless way to be compliant with the Davis Bacon Act that enforces a prevailing wage and 31 other compliance issues. Compliant Client web was designed...


21 may 2021

13:04
The U.S. Department of Commerce today issued its preliminary determination in the second administrative review of softwood lumber imports from Canada, and once again confirmed that Canadian imports are heavily subsidized and dumped into the U.S....

08:33
RGD Gaming LLC (https://rgdgaming.com/) announced it would begin distributing music CDs to shed a light on the current EIDL gridlock in Congress. Like many small businesses affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, RGD Gaming is still waiting on promised...


20 may 2021

15:07
A bipartisan group of public affairs specialists and business leaders have joined together to launch UFOPac.org, believed to be the nation's first bipartisan political action committee related to UFOs. The political action committee will be dedicated...

10:32
Eighty percent of international relations (IR) scholars believe President Joe Biden performed well or very well on foreign policy during the first 100 days of his administration, according to a recent poll by the Teaching, Research, & International...

10:07
The committee seeking to oust controversial San Francisco district attorney Chesa Boudin signaled today confidence in collecting the required number of signatures to trigger a recall, perhaps before the deadline....

09:00
The Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) today launched a major targeted digital ad campaign highlighting how the Biden administration has created a border crisis and further magnified it by pushing for passage of amnesty bills in the...

08:00
Voices for Non-Opioid Choices, a nonpartisan coalition dedicated to preventing opioid addiction before it starts, applauds U.S. Representatives Terri Sewell (D-Ala.), David McKinley (R-W.V.), Ann Kuster (D-N.H.) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.) for...


19 may 2021

21:15
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) applauds the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) after it announced it is moving forward with proposed tobacco product standards within the next year to ban menthol in...

16:19
The Humane Farming Association (HFA) today announced the launch of its "Stop the Rotten Egg Bills" campaign to sound an alarm about proposed legislation that would repeal an animal-care standard approved by an overwhelming 78% of Massachusetts...

11:00
Alejandro Mayorkas took an oath to defend and secure our country when he was sworn in as secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on February 2. In the past three and half months, he has failed to live up to that commitment and has...


18 may 2021

22:02
Soaring lumber prices that have tripled over the past 12 months have caused the price of an average new single-family home to increase more than $50,000, according to new analysis by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). The concern over...

21:00
On May 19, the 2021 Carbon Peak Carbon Neutrality Summit was held in Wuxi to promote Wuxi to achieve high-quality development under the zero-carbon constraint, and the goal of Carbon Peak and Carbon Neutrality as soon as possible for the whole...

17:37
American Jewish Committee (AJC) applauds the U.S. Representatives for its overwhelming approval today of the Khalid Jabara and Heather Heyer National Opposition to Hate, Assaults, and Threats to Equality (NO HATE) Act, following Senate passage last...

17:04
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce issued a statement today calling on Governor Whitmer to stop the ongoing regulatory fiasco at MIOSHA (Michigan Occupational Safety & Health Administration).  ...

14:00
Biosimilars Canada today congratulated the Government of Quebec and Minister of Health and Social Services Christian Dubé for announcing the province's intention to implement a biosimilar switching policy under its public prescription drug insurance...


17 may 2021

20:00
Unless renewed by Congress, the US Immigrant Investor Program, known as the EB-5 visa programme, is set to expire on June 30th. The EB-5 allows foreign investors to infuse the country's economy with fresh capital and be rewarded with access to the US...

13:33
TOBIN ENTERTAINMENT presents political leader, voting rights activist, entrepreneur, and NYTimes bestselling author, Stacey Abrams in a national speaking tour, A Conversation with Stacey Abrams. The tour will launch in San Antonio at The Tobin...

13:00
President Joe Biden only recently completed his first 100 days in office after a tumultuous election season and presidential transfer of power.  The country's attention is now on the 46th president's administration and what the next four years hold...


14 may 2021

12:16
Crises are an unavoidable part of human history. And the response to a crisis can make a difference in a country's development. On May 12, 2008, a major earthquake jolted Wenchuan, a county of Sichuan Province in southwest China. The government's...

09:15
To meet the Biden Administration's goal of having at least one COVID shot in the arms of 70 percent of Americans by July 4, vaccine hesitancy must be overcome, notes the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS)....

08:38
RGD Gaming LLC (https://rgdgaming.com/) announced it would begin selling music CDs to shed a light on the current EIDL gridlock in Congress. Like many small businesses affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, RGD Gaming is still waiting on promised...


13 may 2021

16:20
IEEE-USA applauds the Senate Commerce Committee for moving the Endless Frontier Act (EFA) forward. The act is a visionary new approach to research and economic development that will strengthen America's long-term competitiveness. However, we are...

16:16
On Wednesday, May 12 the U.S. House of Representatives passed a large group of mental health and suicide prevention bills in recognition of May Mental Health Month. Robert Gebbia, Chief Executive Officer for the American Foundation for Suicide...

13:40
Today, the Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans (PAAIA), a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization serving the interests of the Iranian American community, applauded the introduction of the Temporary Family Visitation Act (TFVA) in the U.S. House...

10:03
Almost four months into an unprecedented migration crisis at our southern border, it is long past time for the Biden administration to give the American public a straightforward account of what, if anything, they intend to do to curb mass illegal...

08:36
Major Williams, a Republican candidate for California Governor says that if elected he will immediately issue executive orders banning any type of vaccine passport in the state. "Vaccine passports are a total affront to the US Constitution, freedom,...


12 may 2021

18:18
Today, a West Berks Water Authority worker, Cody Gipprich, was tragically killed on the job in Wyomissing. Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President Rick Bloomingdale and Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder issued the following joint statement:...

15:34
A new study released today by NY Renews shows that investment in climate programs and infrastructure under the Climate and Community Investment Act (CCIA, S4264-A/A6967) would create and sustain 160,000 jobs over a ten-year period. These jobs would...

08:36
Embattled religious minorities and dissenting members of majority religious communities suffer extraordinarily ? including harassment, discrimination, and genocide ? as freedom of religion or belief has deteriorated worldwide. Congress has been an...

08:31
RGD Gaming LLC (https://rgdgaming.com/) announced it would begin selling music CDs to shed a light on the current EIDL gridlock in Congress. Like many small businesses affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, RGD Gaming is still waiting on promised...


11 may 2021

23:16
American Fintech Council Chief Executive Officer Garry Reeder released the following statement today after the U.S. Senate approved a resolution to roll back the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency's True Lender rule, which will now be...

17:12
The head of one of the Chicago area's largest industrial mechanical contracting companies with a proven record and active program of minority recruitment and training has announced his opposition to HB3437, currently pending in the Illinois Senate....

12:07
LATER TODAY, The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, will join partner civil rights organizations at a protest led by American Muslims for Palestine (AMP) in front of the...

10:15
A coalition of Black business owners and community leaders held a press conference today to demand that corporate leaders, particularly Atlanta-based companies take the time to understand the diversity of opinions within the Black community before...

06:23
Secure Our Seniors' Safety (SOSS) was formed by the broken hearts of family members who refused to curl up in sorrow. Instead, SOSS is fighting for seniors now and in the future. A suite of Bills in the Texas Legislature asks for voluntary...

00:00
Hundreds of Illinois citizens have spoken of their fears for the future, as a new state lending law eliminates access to credit for more than one in four Illinoisans. In a series of videos, citizens all over Illinois have called for the immediate...


10 may 2021

13:25
The Health Coalition on Liability and Access (HCLA) today announced its support of a bill introduced in the House of Representatives that offers long-overdue protections for health care responders and facilities confronting the COVID-19 pandemic...

10:00
In a new video from leading right-left anti-corruption organization RepresentUs, comedian Sarah Silverman colorfully urges Congress to pass the For the People Act. The bill has passed the House and goes to the Senate for markup tomorrow....

09:22
Today, Khaled Salem, the popular candidate for U.S. Senate running against Chuck Schumer in 2022, strongly urged the United Nations, NATO the U.S. government and the E.U. to take a hardline approach against terrorism. Khaled is clear that Lebanon and...

08:38
Mayoral Candidate Rodney Holt Hopes to Create Economic Harmony with the release of his new song, Praise God Everyday. The song Praise God Everyday will be released Today, Friday 5-10-2021 @3:30pm. He aims to provide hope for the dispirited and use...

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