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10 may 2021

08:38
Today, Dave Harden (D) declared his congressional bid for Maryland's First District from his boyhood home on the family farm in Westminster, Maryland.  Prior to running for congress, Mr. Harden was a successful entrepreneur and previously served as a...


7 may 2021

11:00
Blue Shield of California today announced $300,000 in community investments to nonprofit organizations that advance the health and well-being of youth and communities of color. The funding supports initiatives focused on youth development, social...

09:01
Today, Khaled Salem, the popular candidate for U.S. Senate running against Chuck Schumer in 2022, advised his constituents against traveling to Arab countries. He made this recommendation based on growing global personal safety issues related to the...

09:00
U.S. President Joe Biden won praise in Florida for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, but registered voters still issued only tepid approval for his first 100 days in office, according to a statewide survey by the Florida Atlantic University...


6 may 2021

15:54
Today, Teamsters Local Union 492 announced its support for Melanie Stansbury for US Congress in the upcoming Special Election in New Mexico's 1st Congressional District....

08:30
China Jo-Jo Drugstores, Inc. ("Jo-Jo Drugstores" or "the Company"), a leading online and offline retailer, wholesale distributor of pharmaceutical and other healthcare products and healthcare provider in China, today announced that the Company...

06:00
Financial Gravity Companies Inc. announced that the corporate tax increase included in President Biden's $2 trillion infrastructure package, could juice even more demand for their subsidiary Tax Master Network's tax planning service. "Choosing the...

05:51
This is a report of China Daily: Since its establishment in 2015, the Fuzhou Area of the China (Fujian) Pilot Free Trade Zone (FTZ) has advanced towards digital and smart development by exploring and applying digital technologies, which has in turn...

02:15
This is a report of China Daily: Since its establishment in 2015, the Fuzhou Area of the China (Fujian) Pilot Free Trade Zone (FTZ) has advanced towards digital and smart development by exploring and applying digital technologies, which has in turn...


5 may 2021

15:55
Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) government affairs specialist Aleks Morosky recently testified before the Senate and House Committees on Veterans' Affairs, encouraging Congress to take action on toxic exposure legislation. The health issues caused by...

14:25
Genetically engineered animals are being developed at an accelerating pace, and could, with few regulations and limited testing, be arriving on dining room tables in the US in 2021. That's due in part by efforts made by the previous administration to...

14:25
Genetically engineered animals are being developed at an accelerating pace, and could, with few regulations and limited testing, be arriving on dining room tables in the US in 2021. That's due in part by efforts made by the previous administration to...

11:01
Cambridge Health Alliance nurses and healthcare professionals, represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association, will march to Cambridge Hospital on Saturday, May 8 as they continue to call attention to CHA executives dragging out lengthy and...

09:08
People navigate life, not government. Yet there are many life events that are associated with government benefits. If you are considering options for a college degree, looking for affordable places to live or grieving the loss of a loved one, explore...

09:00
Today, Alan Rosenbloom, President and CEO of the Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition (SCPC), sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Xavier Becerra requesting prompt relief and support for the prioritization of long-term care...


4 may 2021

14:11
Institute for Family, founded by Children's Home Society of North Carolina in October 2020, has re-released an award-winning documentary film, "From Place to Place" ahead of the next phase of the Family First Prevention Services Act this fall....

09:40
In a letter sent to the Cameron County Commissioner's Court today, South Texans for Term Limits founder Sara Stapleton Barrera demanded that the Commissioner's Court immediately adopt term limits on their positions.  The basis for the demand is that...


3 may 2021

21:08
Less than three weeks ago, President Joe Biden announced that he would maintain the 15,000 cap on resettlement of refugees due to exigent circumstances that include a global pandemic and its economic effects on American workers. Within hours of that...

10:22
Access Ready Reporter Issue 14 -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...

09:00
GreenPower Motor Company Inc. ("GreenPower"), a leading manufacturer and distributor of zero-emission, electric-powered medium and heavy-duty vehicles, announced today that the entire EV Star line up, including the EV Star, EV Star ADA, EV Star...

08:38
Summit Exercises & Training® (SummitET®), a Preparedness Solutions Company®, launches The Strategic Communications Institute for PreparednessTM (SCIPTM). The institute prepares communicators for the next level of strategic and critical thinking when...

08:35
Today, Khaled Salem, running for the U.S. Senate against Chuck Schumer in 2022, announced that he is working on plans which will bring an abundance of funds to the New York State budget. Khaled and his team are developing projects ready to be...


30 april 2021

19:43
About 203,472 property owners must pay the First Installment of their Cook County property taxes by May 3, 2021, to avoid late fees charges imposed by state law, Treasurer Maria Pappas said today. "Taxpayers like my website because they can pay their...


29 april 2021

19:27
WHAT: Faced with historic, national challenges on multiple fronts ? public health, economic, infrastructure, voting rights, immigration, environmental, trade, labor rights, etc. ? the Biden Administration came flying out of the gate. 100 Days later,...

15:32
Count Every Hero, a cross-partisan initiative formed in the fall of 2020 to ensure military votes were counted in the general election, launched a new campaign today called Operation Protect Democracy focused on fighting corruption in politics by...

13:27
Jon Fetherston and 9 other non partisan concerned citizens from Massachusetts have submitted petition to Massachusetts Attorney General to fight back against cancel culture and cyber bullying. The petition, filed with the Massachusetts Attorney...

09:00
A group of area labor unions plans to picket the Norristown office of Pennsylvania Representative Madeleine Dean in protest of her lack of response to multiple requests for a meeting. The coalition of 25 unions sent a letter to Dean and all other...

08:46
dmg events announced the launch of the Citizens Energy Congress, a unique energy industry event committed to resetting the energy agenda, post COVID-19, to drive the transition to a low carbon energy system that balances affordable energy access and...

03:46
dmg events announced the launch of the Citizens Energy Congress, a unique energy industry event committed to resetting the energy agenda, post COVID-19, to drive the transition to a low carbon energy system that balances affordable energy access...

03:16
The following statements were issued by Dan Stein, president of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), in response to President Biden's first address to a joint session of Congress:...

01:07
This is a news report from China Daily: A global investment promotion conference marking the 100th anniversary of the founding of Xiamen University was held in Xiamen, East China's Fujian province, on April 7. Agreements for 32 major industrial...


28 april 2021

23:03
AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins released the following statement in response to President Biden's address to Congress this evening: "AARP is...

15:45
Pennsylvania will receive $24.1 million in national Housing Trust Fund dollars this year, representing a 148% increase compared with its 2020 funding amount of $9.7 million. This is according to an announcement by the U.S. Department of Housing and...

06:00
The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), representing more than 200 African-American owned community newspapers from around the United States, have joined together with the nation's leading Black and Hispanic law enforcement executives...


27 april 2021

16:14
Today, in the Ontario Legislature, the Minister of Health, Christine Elliott introduced legislation, that once passed, will mean the start of regulating Ontario Physician Assistants under the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. This...

16:00
The nation's most prominent anti-vaccine leaders have continued to spread misinformation in violation of terms of service of Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, one month after Big Tech leaders vowed at a Congressional hearing they would crack down on...

15:32
America First Political Committee today announced that the Wyoming Congressional Candidate Forum will be held on Saturday, June 12, 2021 in Casper, Wyoming. America First is dedicated to promoting conservative political candidates across the...

15:05
Today Beacon Global Strategies (BGS), a leading strategic advisory firm focusing on global public policy, government procurement, and geopolitical risk analysis, announced four new members to its growing team. The Honorable Dana Deasy, Dr. James...

11:36
Today, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) unanimously voted to extend the Zero Emission Certificates (ZECs) for New Jersey's three nuclear power plants, Hope Creek and Salem 1 and 2, for an additional three years....


26 april 2021

15:49
The American Academy of Actuaries provides a needed actuarial perspective on many public policy challenges facing the nation as President Biden prepares to address a joint session of Congress April 28, including the COVID-19 pandemic's impacts on...

15:06
The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about the creation of the White House Task Force on Worker Organizing and Empowerment, which will be dedicated to mobilizing the federal government's policies, programs and...

13:34
Authorities in Guilin City, one of China's top tourist destinations, tightened crackdown on illegal quarrying and sand mining along the Lijiang River in recent years in an effort to protect its ecological environment.    Hailed as one of the most...

09:51
Congressional candidate Joe Collins, a Black Republican Navy veteran challenging Rep. Maxine Waters in California, released a new campaign ad this week criticizing the mansion and wealth of his career politician opponent.  ...

09:18
Do NOT read this book if you want your passionate convictions admired or your enemy's stupidity mocked. Do NOT read this book if you have emotionally charged reactions to hot-button topics like trigger warnings, cancel culture, patriotism, fake news,...

08:38
Cuddly Tails (https://cuddlytails.com/) announced that the successful launch of its dog-walking and dog-sitting networking app continues to build strong neighborhood connections with each new pet-parent who registers. The Cuddly Tails app prescreens...

08:31
Today, Khaled Salem, running for the U.S. Senate against Chuck Schumer in 2022, has announced some of his legislative priorities, guaranteeing congressional approval for budgets needed to support his programs. Some of these programs have been...

07:00
Johnson's BOOST Act (Better Opportunity and Outcomes for Socially Disadvantaged Talent) is based on the FCC Tax Certificate Policy established in the 1970s implemented to increase minority ownership of media properties.  The BOOST Act would establish...


23 april 2021

08:33
WHO: The Foundation for Climate Restoration (F4CR) will host a webinar focused on climate restoration, the safe and permanent removal of the trillion tons of atmospheric CO2 that continues to warm our planet. WHAT: California on the Climate...


22 april 2021

17:44
Gwainevere Catchings Hess, President, The Black Women's Agenda, Inc. (BWA), released the following statement in response to the jury's verdict in the State of Minnesota v. Derek Michael Chauvin case: THE BLACK WOMEN'S AGENDA, INC. PRAISES CONVICTIONS...

09:30
The number of Americans aged 65 and older with Alzheimer's disease (AD) is expected to more than double from 6.2 million today to 12.7 million by 2050. Currently, there are no treatments available to stop or slow the progression of the disease. At...

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