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7 november 2019

09:16
Today, Michelle Obama released a video message announcing 7 new Co-Chairs joining When We All Vote, a national, nonpartisan organization launched in 2018 to increase participation in every election. Joining Mrs. Obama as co-chairs of When We All Vote...


6 november 2019

14:13
The month of November kicks off Arizona's leafy greens harvest season, a time of year when growers throughout the state begin reaping the rewards of the region's warm and sunny climate. In recognition of the bountiful harvest generated by Arizona's...


5 november 2019

17:07
Gov. Newsom's signatures on AB 1680 and AB 209, both authored by Assemblymember Monique Limón, mark important wins in improving equitable access to California's natural resources and creating meaningful opportunities for communities that have...

07:57
Earlier this month, the state of California took a decisive step in favor of clear and simple credit products by signing SB-639 into law.  When this bill takes effect in July of 2020, it will prohibit medical and veterinary clinics and their...


4 november 2019

09:30
Madison Capital Funding LLC ["Madison Capital"], a New York Life Investments company, today announced that it has signed the UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investing ("PRI"). Madison Capital has also established an Environmental, Social and...

06:02
Two kidney failure patients, together with two patient advocacy groups?the American Kidney Fund (AKF) and Dialysis Patient Citizens (DPC)?filed a federal lawsuit today in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against the...


2 november 2019

15:33
Mayoral candidate Tony Buzbee said Saturday that the City of Houston approved international, business-class travel for an aviation intern during a hiring freeze. Travel for the intern totaled more than $39,000 over a ten-month period. The city also...


31 october 2019

09:27
Covered California, the state of California's health insurance marketplace, has named an integrated Interpublic Group (IPG) PR agency team of Weber Shandwick, Golin and The Axis Agency, as its public relations agencies of record. The IPG agency team...

08:03
Three national nonprofits have petitioned the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to investigate the Maine Board of Dental Practice for antitrust violations. According to the petition, https://tinyurl.com/FTC-MEdentalboard, the dental board refuses to...


30 october 2019

13:53
Duke Energy Progress today asked North Carolina regulators in a filing to review its rates as the company continues working to reduce carbon emissions, strengthen the grid and improve the customer experience. "We are...


29 october 2019

15:53
A coalition of drivers, business and community leaders today announced a new statewide ballot measure aimed for the November 2020 ballot that would protect the rights of hundreds of thousands of Californians to choose flexible work on rideshare and...

15:18
The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) today issued the following statement calling on state lawmakers to prioritize increasing the housing supply: "The California Association of REALTORS® is continuing its call...

14:22
**ADVISORY** For October 31st 2019Contact: Mary Urban, mu@adeoadvocacy.com Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware: On Thursday, October 31st at 11am, civil rights activist Reverend Al Sharpton will hold a press conference and be joined by local elected...

13:43
To mark the 5th anniversary of its historic partnership with terminally ill Californian Brittany Maynard, Compassion & Choices has produced a new video about the legislative success she inspired to advance medical aid-in-dying laws and enlist diverse...

08:00
Today, the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools released the following statement on Michigan Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer's decision to implement budget cuts to Michigan's charter schools: Governor Whitmer recently red-lined more than...


28 october 2019

18:51
Californians for Homeownership, a nonprofit organization sponsored by the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) that aims to address California's housing crisis through impact litigation, today announced that it has filed a lawsuit against the...

14:30
Nurses and advocates will testify on Tuesday at the State House in favor of legislation to require improved patient handling practices in Massachusetts healthcare facilities, helping patients in recovery by enabling better mobility and protecting...


23 october 2019

14:08
Planned Parenthood NYC Votes PAC (PPNYC Votes PAC) is building momentum ahead of the 2020 election cycle.  On Monday, October 21st, PPNYC Votes PAC raised more than $225,000 at its annual benefit to elect pro-reproductive rights leaders who will...

09:00
Oscar award-winning actor and producer Michael Douglas is urging New Yorkers to vote #Yeson1 on the general election ballot on November 5th to support a proposal that would bring Ranked Choice Voting to New York City. If approved, NYC would be the...


22 october 2019

23:02
IBC Advanced Technologies, Inc. ("IBC") announces that it has filed a Motion for Preliminary Injunction (the "Injunction Motion") against Ucore Rare Metals, Inc. ("Ucore") and other defendants (collectively, the "Defendants") in the United States...

12:44
Customers of DTE Energy, Michigan's largest provider of energy efficiency savings, will cumulatively save $626 million on their energy bills over a lifetime thanks to their participation in DTE programs in 2018.  This energy efficiency milestone is...

03:00
In the long history of New York landlord-tenant relations, the government has rarely cast such an extensive reversal of course in housing policy as it does in the Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act (HSTPA). The HSTPA stops in its tracks the...


17 october 2019

15:48
On October 13, 2019, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 1519 into law, granting the California Dental Board continued authority to oversee and regulate dental services in the state.[1] The bill passed the California legislature...

13:27
What do $2.7 million, Wu Tang Clan and automation technology all have in common? They are all a part of CitizenGrown, an SF-based cannabis company that just set up shop in Oklahoma and is poised to shake up "business as usual" in the $66-billion...

11:36
"The Greater Baltimore Committee's Board of Directors and I are deeply saddened by the passing of Congressman Cummings. I had the great pleasure and honor of serving with Representative Cummings in the Maryland House of Delegates and found him to not...

11:28
Yesterday, U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) introduced legislation that addresses one of the most serious problems in our immigration system: the lack of sufficient visas available for high-skill immigrants....


16 october 2019

11:53
Amid the most favorable mortgage interest rates in nearly three years, California's housing market recorded a third consecutive year-over-year sales increase as month-over-month sales remained essentially flat, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®...

11:28
The Board of Directors of the Greater Baltimore Committee (GBC) has indicated its strong support for the use of innovative aerial surveillance technology as an additional tool to help police investigate and solve violent crimes in the Baltimore City....

08:00
Today Incapsulate announces that City of Spokane, Washington is the latest city to modernize its 311 operations using Incapsulate's 311 Capsule, a cloud-based digital citizen engagement and service request management solution geared towards municipal...


15 october 2019

11:31
Edenred Commuter Benefit Solutions offers the programs and support to ensure that Washington, D.C. businesses are in compliance with the city's commuter law. Recent news from the Department of Employment Services in DC...

08:59
An informal group of Wisconsin dentists is petitioning the Wisconsin Dentistry Examining Board to carefully consider a proposal that would raise the cost of dental treatments using oral sedation without providing patients any additional safety or...


14 october 2019

08:36
Strongside Solutions, a Georgia-based healthcare cost management consulting firm, was honored to present to Lt. Geoff Governor Duncan's Task Force on Healthcare Access and Cost on Wednesday. Lt. Governor Duncan formed the Task Force to pinpoint...


11 october 2019

14:15
Following the signing into law yesterday of AB539, legislation that limits the interest rates on installment loans in the state of California, Online Lenders Alliance CEO Mary Jackson issued the following statement: "With the stroke of a pen,...

10:30
On Wednesday, Oct. 9, Rep. Lucy McBath (GA-06) hosted a conversation with AARP Georgia members and volunteers in Georgia's Sixth Congressional District to talk about the rising cost of prescription drugs. In a roundtable discussion, McBath met with...


9 october 2019

10:07
Jesse Kay, the 19-year-old founder of Vyber Media and the Trendsetters Podcast, has been selected by Nassau County Legislator Josh Lafazan's Office as "Humanitarian of The Year." Josh Lafazan is one of the youngest legislators in New York, leading a...


8 october 2019

14:24
Governor Gavin Newsom has signed legislation that ensures Californians are not left without emergency air medical services when a state funding source sunsets in December. The Governor's action will fund air ambulances by an additional six months,...


1 october 2019

10:45
Fair Food Network applauded Michigan lawmakers for their bipartisan support for a homegrown program supporting farmers and families. The House and Senate approved $1 million for the healthy food incentive program Double Up Food Bucks in the state...


30 september 2019

21:04
First 5 LA and Early Edge California praised family childcare providers in California for their long-fought victory for collective bargaining rights and improved early childhood education that culminated today with Governor Newsom signing AB 378....


27 september 2019

09:00
Mental Health for US, a nonpartisan educational initiative dedicated to elevating mental health and addiction in national and state policy conversations, will host a Unite for Change rally today at Drake University to explore the pressing issues of...


26 september 2019

16:23
Nearly three dozen of Texas' most distinguished business and civic leaders have joined the board of Texas 2036, a non-partisan, nonprofit organization focused on finding data-driven solutions for some of the state's biggest long-term challenges and...

09:00
Low mortgage interest rates will support California's housing market in 2020 but economic uncertainty and affordability issues will mute sales growth, according to a housing and economic forecast released today by the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF...


23 september 2019

20:55
The Christie Institute for Public Policy (CIPP) will host its inaugural lecture series event at 7 p.m. on Thursday, September 26 at Seton Hall University School of Law, featuring a conversation between former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and...


20 september 2019

10:00
The National PACE Association (NPA) has designated September as PACE Month, an opportunity to celebrate the work of Programs of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE®). In California, the Legislature has responded by...


19 september 2019

14:44
Former Florida Lieutenant Governor Carlos Lopez-Cantera will head the Hemp Industries Association of Florida (HIAF) as its president, as announced by the leading, non-profit trade association dedicated to supporting the commercialization of hemp in...

14:00
In an unprecedented display of public-private collaboration, the International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition (IACC) with the National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPR Center) has launched the HSI/IACC Intellectual Property (IP)...


18 september 2019

14:45
A new report from the Center for State and Local Government Excellence (SLGE) and AARP provides policymakers and stakeholders with an overview of the use of variable benefit and contribution arrangements in public pension plans. Under variable...


17 september 2019

12:09
Fueled by mortgage interest rates at near-three-year lows, California's housing market recorded a second consecutive year-over-year sales increase while the median home price reached a new high, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) said...


16 september 2019

12:05
CALIFORNIA REALTORS® will gather for the state's premiere real estate trade show next week at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Downtown Los Angeles. Previously known as California REALTOR® Expo and reengineered and rebranded last year as...

08:00
Epilepsy Foundation today announced it is rolling out its Seizure Safe Schools initiative nationwide. It calls for state legislation to ensure all school personnel, including nurses, teachers, and volunteers, are not only prepared but can recognize...


14 september 2019

17:52
Alcohol Justice and the California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA) expressed deep gratitude today as the California State Assembly voted to stop SB 58. 35 members voted NO, and 29 voted Yes. 15 members did not vote, another way of making sure Senator...

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