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26 june 2015

10:25
The decision today by the Supreme Court will prevent millions of people from losing their health insurance, but does not stem the rising tide of visits to the nation's emergency departments or solve other problems emerging in the post-Affordable Care...

10:15
United Airlines issued the following statement today after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on the issue of same-sex marriage: "Today's historic ruling is a long-awaited victory for all those who chose to take a stand for marriage equality, and we...

10:04
A San Francisco company, Pembient, recently announced it will soon release two products made with synthetic rhino horn: beer in China and skin cream in Vietnam. In response to the emerging industry, two leading rhino conservation organizations...

10:00
Our nation's future rests in our future generations.  The early childhood or 'the early years' is the most important developmental phase of life in which crucial advancements in physical, social, cognitive, emotional and language domains take...

09:59
Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today commented on the one year anniversary of the Supreme Court of Canada's landmark decision in William v. Canada, also known as the Tsilhqot'in decision.  The decision represents the...

09:05
Chris Voss, America's best-known hostage negotiator, who served for four (4) years as the F.B.I.'s lead hostage negotiator, has praised the Obama administrations change in office U.S. hostage policy saying: "The changes announced today by the White...

08:56
A coalition of farm and international development organizations and agriculture-related foundations sent a letter today to congressional committees calling for a coordinated approach from the federal government to meeting global food security needs. ...

08:25
Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor and Overseer at The House of Yahweh in Abilene, Texas, has released a new publication on his blog this week addressing the issue of the lack of love for children in society today. He says the problem goes much deeper then...

07:00
The Convention of States Project denounces today's Supreme Court ruling in King v. Burwell that proves once again the people don't stand a chance against the ruling elite in Washington, D.C. Worse yet, the Court's decision to ignore the...


25 june 2015

20:25
The following statement was released today by Robert Bonanza, business manager of the Mason Tenders District Council of Greater New York: "On behalf of New York's working families, I want to personally thank Governor Cuomo, Leader Flanagan and...

17:40
During her inaugural address today as the new chair of the California Society of CPAs (CalCPA) for 2015-16, Jennifer E. Ziegler, CPA/CFE, stressed that relationships with government leaders, CPA firms and minorities are highly important to her....

17:24
AJC welcomes the statement on the U.S-led talks with Iran by an impressive group of former top Obama and Bush administration officials. "Most importantly, this group of distinguished U.S. experts advises the Administration to proceed with caution...

17:07
Earlier today, the Supreme Court ruled 6-3 that the Affordable Care Act will remain unchanged, and that the government can continue to subsidize health care coverage through the federal exchange in states without state exchanges. The overwhelming...

17:02
Thought leader and healthcare futurist Joe Flower is releasing a timely new book, "HOW TO GET WHAT WE PAY FOR: A Handbook for Healthcare Revolutionaries - Doctors, Nurses, Healthcare Leaders, Inventors, Investors, Employers, Insurers, Governments,...

17:00
Easter Seals strongly supports the decision of the United States Supreme Court in the King vs Burwell case. The Supreme Court's decision in this case means that individuals and families in all 50 states, whose incomes are below 400 percent of the...

16:25
Consumer Watchdog today urged Assemblymembers Evan Low, D-Campbell, and Richard Bloom, D-Santa Monica, to withdraw a proposal that would hike the ballot initiative filing fee to $2,500 from $200 after a court effectively halted an unconscionable...

16:11
For 3 years now, the Union of Canadian Transportation Employees (UCTE) has been pressing Parks Canada to deliver on its responsibility to upgrade and modernize infrastructure on Canada's three major canal systems - TSW, Rideau and Chambly. The June...

16:10
Despite the ruling by the Supreme Court in the King vs. Burwell case to uphold a key regulation supporting the Affordable Care Act allowing subsidies for state-run and federal exchanges, it remains that in this great nation, affordable healthcare for...

16:07
Terry O'Sullivan, General President of LIUNA ? the Laborers' International Union of North America ? made the following statement today on the King v. Burwell Supreme Court decision upholding the Affordable Care Act (ACA):   The ACA has enabled...

15:26
The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms (CCRKBA) announced today its strong endorsement for this year's 2/3-For-Taxes Constitutional Amendment Initiative I-1366. "Gun owners are no stranger to getting targeted by anti-gun...

15:23
The US Oncology Network ? one of the nation's largest networks of integrated, community-based oncology practices dedicated to advancing high-quality, evidence-based cancer care ? today commended Representatives Mike Pompeo (R-KS) and Don Beyer (D-VA)...

15:02
Members of United Steelworkers (USW) Local 235A in Corpus Christi traveled to Houston today to enlist the help of the Swiss government to pressure Swiss commodities giant Glencore to end its nine-month lockout at Sherwin Alumina and put a stop to...

15:00
The agency responsible for chemical oversight in the European Union announced today that the antibacterial pesticide, triclosan, is toxic and bioaccumulative, and will be phased-out for hygienic uses and replaced by more suitable alternatives....

15:00
The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy's (AMCP's) Chief Executive Officer Edith A. Rosato, RPh, IOM, issued the following statement on the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling today in King vs. Burwell and its effect on patients covered under the Affordable...

14:50
U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) President Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake today issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court's ruling on the Affordable Care Act: "The United States Conference of Mayors commends the...

14:18
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has issued the following statement by NAMI Executive Director Mary Giliberti on the U.S. Supreme Court decision today upholding the insurance mechanisms of the Affordable Care Act (ACA): "The Supreme...

13:56
In a 6-to-3 decision in King v. Burwell, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the IRS rule permitting Affordable Care Act (ACA or ObamaCare) subsidies to flow through federal Exchanges, in clear contradiction to the wording of the statute, states the...

13:27
Health organizations today urged Health Minister Rona Ambrose to move quickly to ban menthol and other flavoured tobacco now that there is support from all provinces for a federal ban. On Monday June 22, Minister Ambrose had indicated that she...

13:13
With the Treasury Department announcing that a woman will be pictured on the redesigned $10 bill, America's most famous legal hooker is stating her case for consideration. Air Force Amy, the living legend of legal prostitution, currently advertises...

12:50
Today, the American Trucking Associations recognized the actions of the Senate Appropriations Committee for taking important steps to improve highway safety and provide environmental benefits by reducing truck traffic and easing congestion during the...

12:48
While today's Supreme Court ruling means that 6 million Americans can breathe a sigh of relief because they won't lose their health insurance, tens of millions of individuals will still see double digit premium increases. The decision doesn't change...

12:47
The six U.S. Supreme Court justices who voted to uphold ObamaCare should be impeached for abandoning the rule of law, explains attorney Larry Klayman.  Klayman stated Thursday morning:  "These six Justices have violated their own long-established...

12:01
The Supreme Court of the United States today announced their opinion in the King V. Burwell case.  With a 6 to 3 majority in favor of the defendant, health insurance subsidies have been upheld. The majority opinion was written by Chief Justice...

11:54
The following is a statement from Mark Covall, President and CEO, National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems (NAPHS): More people than ever before ? some 62 million overall ? have received improved mental health and substance use coverage as...

11:45
Today, the Supreme Court issued a decision in the case of King v. Burwell that goes against the clear text and plain meaning of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Family Research Council President Tony Perkins issued the following statement in...

11:44
The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), which focuses on constitutional law, said today's 6-3 decision by the U.S. Supreme Court backing the Obama Administration's health care law is troubling because the Court did not interpret the law, the...

11:37
The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court of the United States' ruling today upholding subsidies provided through the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  "The Supreme Court took clear...

11:28
The United Steelworkers (USW) union issued the following statement after the Supreme Court voted 6-3 in King v. Burwell to uphold subsidies in states that declined to create their own health insurance exchanges. Today the Supreme Court made the...

11:10
The American Academy of Actuaries today said that the Supreme Court's ruling upholding federal premium subsidies in states participating in the federally facilitated marketplace (FFM) preserved an integral component of the Affordable Care Act and...

11:09
"Today's House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee hearing on "Vehicle to Vehicle and Connected Roadways of the Future" is an important one.   "Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) and Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) technologies will allow cars to communicate...

11:07
The March of Dimes, the nation's leading advocacy organization for maternal and child health, today hailed the Supreme Court's decision upholding the Constitutionality of tax subsidies provided to those who purchase health insurance through Health...

11:00
Marian Wright Edelman, president of the Children's Defense Fund released the following statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court's decision on the King v. Burwell case: Today the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed what we already knew to be true,...

10:59
Today, in light of the King v. Burwell ruling upholding the federal subsidies in the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board (CED) urged Congress to adopt market-based reforms to lower the cost of...

10:36
An eye-opening analysis by SNL Metals & Mining released today shows how delays in the U.S. mine permitting process diminish the value of a minerals project ? underscoring the urgent need for a streamlined permitting process. The study, commissioned...

10:15
The Canadian Horse Defence Coalition (CHDC) has discovered gruelling evidence of multiple horse deaths connected to air transport to Japan, and attempts by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) to cover up the truth. Access to Information...

10:00
The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, today congratulated Madawaska Maliseet First Nation on their decision to be the first in all of Canada to opt in to the First Nations Election Act. The First...

10:00
Today, a diverse group of more than 100 businesses, labor organizations, and other local, state and national groups announced the formation of EnergySure ? Standing Up for Reliable Energy. The founding members of EnergySure represent millions of...

09:15
While most Medicare beneficiaries in 2015 have access to Medicare Advantage plans with $0 premiums, the availability of these plans has been in decline since 2011. HealthPocket's examination of government data found that the total number of Medicare...

08:30
An analysis prepared by Advanced Energy Economy Institute using the models of Virginia-based ICF International, a leading authority on natural gas markets, finds that existing and planned natural gas infrastructure will be able to handle the bulk of...

07:52
Today, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers is planting sage, cedar, sweetgrass and tobacco at a large garden box it has installed at 193 Churchill Road, on the site where contractors poured a concrete mailbox slab in front of Lynda Kitchikeesic's...

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