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4 march 2020

12:43
A bill championed by C Spire that would give all 463,000 elementary, middle and high school students in Mississippi access to computer science curriculum passed a key legislative hurdle Tuesday with House Education Committee approval of HB 1165....

12:23
The Commit Partnership and Educate Texas are proud to announce the launch of the Texas Impact Network, a joint venture focused on collectively building capacity within school systems across the state of Texas through strong regional partnerships...


3 march 2020

08:53
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States and the ninth leading cause of death in Maine. On Tuesday, March 10, advocates from the Maine Chapter of the American...


2 march 2020

16:05
Consumer Watchdog called for key amendments to draft rules proposed by the California Department of Insurance in order to stop auto insurance companies from overcharging drivers without college degrees or without white-collar or other highly-paid...

14:00
What: Standout to keep safe nurse-staffing levels in place at the Leominster campus of UMass Memorial HealthAlliance ? Clinton Hospital (Leominster Hospital) Who: U.S. Sen. Edward Markey of Massachusetts; RNs from Leominster Hospital, as well as...

13:35
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (DPH) launched today a public education campaign to increase awareness of the dangers of methamphetamine use. Commonly referred to as "meth," this highly addictive drug is now involved in more deaths...


29 february 2020

10:00
What: Standout to keep safe nurse-staffing levels in place at the Leominster campus of UMass Memorial HealthAlliance ? Clinton Hospital (Leominster Hospital) Who: U.S. Sen. Edward Markey of Massachusetts; RNs from Leominster Hospital, as well as...


28 february 2020

18:49
On February 26, 2020, 4S Ranch residents Albert Bates and Bridget Denihan filed a lawsuit against Poway Unified School District in San Diego Superior Court alleging that the District failed to properly allocate a $27.7 million state reimbursement. ...

15:58
The registered nurses of Providence Behavioral Health Hospital were shocked and dismayed to learn on Friday that hospital owner Trinity Health told the Department of Public Health it plans to discontinue the use of 74 mental beds while at the same...

14:49
A new study found that more than 54,000 people commute from Riverside County homes to San Diego County jobs every day. "The results of this study reinforce what we already know ? that San Diego County needs more housing...

14:45
With just four days until Election Day, a coalition of labor groups, elected officials, housing advocates, public safety officials and business leaders from across the region convened today at the County of San Diego Waterfront Park to call on San...


26 february 2020

19:41
(AANA) -- Marking a huge victory for patients across South Dakota, Governor Kristi Noem signed SB 50 today, which grants nurse anesthetists the ability to collaborate with healthcare providers in chronic pain practice, expands collaboration in...


24 february 2020

14:34
Treasurer Maria Pappas and Chicago-area elected officials today called upon the Illinois General Assembly to increase the time hard-pressed taxpayers have to pay delinquent taxes, as 57,515 property owners must pay $188.2 million before the Annual...


20 february 2020

11:31
Javier Delgado, Merlin Law Group attorney, recently testified in front of the Florida Insurance & Banking Subcommittee to discuss how insurance providers have been inserting bad faith arbitration provisions that limit policyholders in their pursuit...

09:06
The City of Ukiah, Calif., the first city in California to publish a fully digital budget, was presented with an Innovation Award at this year's California State Municipal Finance Officers conference for its work using OpenGov's interactive budget...


17 february 2020

08:41
South Carolina lags far behind other states to strengthen gun safety laws, almost five years after the Charleston Emanuel AME mass shooting and two years since the Parkland, FL school massacre. Despite these statistics, the SC legislature is...


14 february 2020

16:57
On Wednesday, February 12, 2020, U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Dr. Ben Carson visited Affirmed Housing's recently-opened affordable housing community, Stella, in San Diego.  Dr. Carson met with Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer; Affirmed...


13 february 2020

14:52
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States and in Missouri. On Wednesday, February 19, advocates from the Eastern Missouri, Greater Mid-Missouri, and Greater Kansas...

14:04
The Strategic Alliance, comprised of the San Diego County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the Central San Diego Black Chamber of Commerce and the Asian Business Association of San Diego, has announced its official endorsement of Yes on Measure B, the...


12 february 2020

11:00
Slightly higher mortgage interest rates offset steady home prices and held California housing affordability constant during the fourth quarter of 2019. However, more Californians could afford a home purchase compared to a year ago, the CALIFORNIA...

06:00
A new California law aimed at worker classification may have a significant tax impact for companies. Understanding the difference between an employee and independent contractor and the tax consequences that flow from each designation should be top of...


7 february 2020

13:13
The American Resort Development Association ? Resort Owners' Coalition (ARDA-ROC), representing over 1.5 million timeshare owners, today applauded Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson for taking decisive legal action against Reed Hein &...

08:43
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States and the seventh leading cause of death in Utah.  On Thursday, February 13, advocates from the Utah Chapter of the American...


6 february 2020

17:14
As home prices continue rising faster than wages in a majority of U.S. markets, the National Association of Realtors® and its 1.4 million members have made housing affordability a top advocacy priority in 2020. This topic was the focus of NAR's...

16:41
At an unprecedented pace, state legislators are voting in favor of lifting restrictions that would enable advanced practice nurses and other nonphysician providers to practice at the full extent of their education and expertise. The American...

15:30
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States and the ninth leading cause of death in South Dakota. On Thursday, February 13, advocates from the South Dakota Chapter of...


3 february 2020

16:21
Consumer Watchdog hailed the imminent departure of the Department of Conservation's Chief Deputy Director, widely seen as an impediment to environmental reform, as a sign that Governor Newsom plans to overhaul the way oil and gas is regulated in the...

11:04
The National Limousine Association (NLA) and the Limousine Association of New Jersey (LANJ) applaud New Jersey Senate President, Stephen M. Sweeney for his support in sponsoring the bill, S-863, which follows a suite of impactful bills signed into...

10:41
A group of international legal experts has filed a petition with the California Attorney General, asking that the Attorney General immediately take action against investor-held fossil fuel corporations to prevent a massive breakdown of the Earth's...


31 january 2020

16:39
The Trump Administration has announced a deadly landmine policy shift, effectively committing the U.S. to resume the use and stockpiling of antipersonnel landmines. Landmines are devastating, victim-activated devices that cannot discriminate between...

16:18
In response to the recent announcement of the Trump Administration's Healthy Adult Opportunity, William Jaquis, MD, FACEP, president of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), issued the following statement:...


30 january 2020

15:30
According to the 5th Edition of the "State of the States Report," released today by the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD®) and its Rare Action Network (RANtm), while many US states took powerful steps forward in 2019, there is major...

14:29
A major reform bill to fix California's broken bottle deposit system and get consumers back hundreds of millions in unredeemed deposits failed in the California Senate today after the wine and liquor industry joined with the beverage industry to...


28 january 2020

10:07
Newly launched Features Podcast provides a Midwest perspective on political divisiveness, culture and the state of the American dream. Hosted by former FOX News Channel producer and former FOX 32 Chicago Executive Producer John Potratz, initial...


27 january 2020

08:06
CareerSource Florida is releasing The Study on The Gig Economy and Florida's Workforce System, the result of a six-month, research-driven exploration that is among the first of its kind in the nation. The study, commissioned by the state workforce...


26 january 2020

08:00
One of Utah's largest-ever charter school celebrations will take place during National School Choice Week when more than 650 students and teachers rally at the Utah State Capitol Rotunda. The Charter Day on the Hill will take place on Monday, Jan....


24 january 2020

19:46
The new bicycle/pedestrian on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge will be closed for five hours on each weekday for the next three weeks to allow Caltrans to perform structural inspections of the span. The Federal Highway Administration requires highway...


23 january 2020

09:00
Alcohol Justice and activist Grupo de Madres (Mother's Group) 'Manos Unidad de Koreatown' will hold a rally at Los Angeles city Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson's District office. WHAT: a rally to denounce City...


21 january 2020

17:19
Clean energy legislation pending before the General Assembly stands as the only viable alternative to an explosive increase in electricity costs?believed to be the largest in state history?for millions of Illinois consumers, following a recent...

12:00
California State Assemblymember Tom Lackey will join California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA) and Alcohol Justice at a Capitol event to acknowledge and honor legislators who are strongly opposed to SB 58 ? the 3 A.M. Bar Bill. On September 14, 2019,...

06:00
A program administered by the Cook County Treasurer's Office assists senior citizens who are hard-pressed to pay their property taxes, Treasurer Maria Pappas said today. Seniors whose annual household income is $55,000 or less can apply to the...


20 january 2020

12:00
Alcohol Justice is reporting that hundreds of L.A. residents attended a Los Angeles Drug and Alcohol Policy Alliance (L.A.DAPA) press conference Friday, January 17, 2020 at Los Angeles City Hall to express their disappointment that Planning and Land...


17 january 2020

14:34
Tusk Philanthropies applauds the Massachusetts Senate for unanimously passing An Act Regarding Breakfast After the Bell, following the unanimous House passage late last year. Thank you to Senator Sal DiDomenico and Representatives Aaron Vega and Andy...

13:05
Tight housing inventory tamped down the benefits of the lowest interest rates in years and held back California home sales in December, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) said today. Meanwhile, the median home price recorded the second...

12:13
Treehouse, a statewide nonprofit which gives youth in foster care a childhood and a future, is asking the legislature to invest in 20 additional caseworkers to help meet the caseload ratios agreed to under the Braam settlement agreement. High...


16 january 2020

16:40
Los Angeles Drug and Alcohol Policy Alliance (L.A.DAPA) will hold an important press event to call attention to a life-saving policy concerning alcohol outlet over-concentration in Los Angeles. WHAT: News conference to...

13:48
Supporters of the Fairness for Injured Patients Act announced today that in just five weeks they have gathered 307,000 of the petition signatures needed to qualify the initiative measure for the November 2020 ballot. The group also notified the...

08:00
What is school choice and how does it work in Texas? Join America's Future Foundation in learning more about the state of K-12 education in Texas, how it compares to other states, and where there are potential opportunities for improvement at a...


15 january 2020

17:57
Consumer Watchdog President Jamie Court said in testimony today before the Senate Environmental Quality Committee on bottle deposit reform legislation, SB 372, that it is time for the beverage industry to take responsibility for recycling the empties...

08:00
Elected officials, opinion leaders, and policy experts will craft solutions to policy issues during the Pelican Institute's Solution Summit 2.0 on Thursday, Jan. 30. The all-day event will include a school choice luncheon, a performance by a local...

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