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7 may 2020

16:01
As the Covid-19 pandemic unfolded, new oil well permits under Gov. Gavin Newsom rose 7.8% in the first quarter of 2020 through April 4, compared to the first quarter of 2019, Consumer Watchdog and FrackTrackerAlliance reported today. The Newsom...

14:57
"The Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) supports the Ontario government's recommendation that hospitals take a strict and highly disciplined approach to planning for the eventual resumption of elective surgeries and other scheduled procedures....

14:29
Today, some of America's most highly respected legal foundations and public policy institutes, as well as six California cities and current and former elected officials, filed amicus briefs at the U.S. Supreme Court encouraging the justices to take...

14:25
Rob Walgate, Vice President of the Ohio Roundtable issued the following statement regarding Ohio Substitute Senate Bill 1 which begins the process of reforming Ohio quarantine laws. "The Ohio House amended Senate Bill 1 and took a good first step at...

12:18
Today the Republican National Convention Committee on Arrangements?(COA)?announced?Dr. Jeffrey W. Runge,?a leading national health security official,?is?joining their team?as a?Senior Advisor for Health and Safety Planning.?With?35-years of...

11:02
On Wednesday, May 6, Michigan pastors and churches filed a legal action seeking to restore constitutional governance and the Rule of Law. Specifically, the lawsuit asks a court to declare that Governor Whitmer's emergency orders (EOs), which are...

11:00
A caravan of cars carrying patients with signs and chants will join Stanford Health workers at a protest with social distancing from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. today at the corner of El Camino Real and Sand Hill Road in Palo Alto. The workers and patients want...

10:54
The Teamsters Union applauds California's attorney general and the city attorneys who have sued Uber and Lyft, accusing the companies of violating Assembly Bill 5 by misclassifying their employees as independent contractors....

10:15
In the U.S. millions are sad and fearful. They awake every morning with a sense of dread: Coronavirus has taken over the country...

10:07
Financial planning and analysis (FP&A) professionals expect the crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic to be long-lasting and severely damaging to earnings and revenue, according to a new survey by the Association for Financial Professionals....

10:05
The Nurses Pub (www.thenursespub.org), the world's leading non-profit support group for nurses at all career levels, nursing students, and those considering entering nursing, is offering a new package of services to help its members during these...

10:02
A broad spectrum of consumer representatives and businesses committed to preserving the right of American consumers to pay with cash has announced formation of the Consumer Choice in Payment Coalition (CCPC). The purpose of the coalition is to...

10:01
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF) announced a strategic partnership to help narrow the gap between clinical research funding and prioritized clinical research needs in...

10:00
While most Americans are struggling to save for retirement, women face even higher hurdles, largely stemming from the gender pay gap that eventually becomes a retirement wealth gap. Older women  receive about 80 percent of the retirement income older...

08:30
Cohen Veterans Bioscience (CVB) announced today it is extending its commitment to the brain health of Veterans by supporting the National Association of Veterans Research Education Foundation (NAVREF) and the new VA Office of Research and Development...

07:00
Mr. Premier, Today, all Quebecers are united in fighting COVID-19, a merciless enemy. We would like to thank you for your handling of the various challenges that have emerged during this unprecedented crisis. Regardless of our status, we are fighting...

06:05
The COVID-19 global pandemic by its very nature of how and what a pandemic behaves has created an unprecedented and rapidly evolving environment in which the industry has to operate. Additionally, the amount of disinformation, speculation, and...

06:00
COVID Loan Tracker, a digital coalition of entrepreneurs across America advocating for the capital needs of small businesses during the coronavirus pandemic, today announced findings from its dataset of applications to the Economic Injury Disaster...


6 may 2020

20:01
The National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC®) commented today on the effort by U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Senator Steve Daines (R-MT), who are leading a bipartisan group of five senators to call for inclusion of $700 million in...

17:06
Over 250 groups and individuals sent a letter today calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the federal COVID Cabinet Committee to ensure children living in poverty from marginalized communities are central to their COVID-19 response and...

15:00
Today, the Center for American Entrepreneurship (CAE), along with nine other leading entrepreneurship, innovation, and small business organizations and associations, released a letter to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader Kevin...

10:08
While New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Massachusetts have provided medical liability immunity for their doctors treating COVID-19 patients, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has remained silent on the issue....

10:00
As Quebec continues to be confined, Leucan invites the population to take part in the Great Virtual Gathering of the Leucan Shaved Head Challenge, presented by Proxim, on May 31.  "We'd like to see at last 1,000 people join the movement. We want the...

10:00
Today, Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES), a conservative organization advancing clean energy policies, announced the launch of a major advertising and promotional campaign advocating for clean energy jobs to be a centerpiece of the...

09:38
Timothy Cole is being treated for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. His treatment leaves him immunocompromised and unable to work, and places him at additional risk during the COVID-19 pandemic. He needs to apply for disability benefits from the Social...

09:02
In the wake of nearly $3 trillion in Coronavirus response spending by Congress, one thing is clear: relief measures have been woefully inadequate. Meanwhile the wealth of the billionaire class has surged amidst this pandemic. While Congress and the...

09:00
The Police Association of Ontario (PAO), and its 47 local member associations who represent over 18,000 sworn and civilian police personnel across the province, would like to thank Ontarians for doing their part to stop the spread of COVID-19 since...

05:00
In a radio interview Tuesday on the John Fredericks Show, former White House Drug Spokesman Robert Weiner asserted, "China must prove the Covid-19 virus didn't start in its Wuhan lab or shut it down." Weiner, who issued a statement with senior policy...

04:08
Dr. Yves Jean-Bart unequivocally denies the baseless allegations against him. He has been honored to serve as President of the Haitian Football Federation for the past two decades and was just re-elected to his sixth term. Despite numerous challenges...


5 may 2020

21:05
The following is a statement from Lt. Col. Allen West: Today is a sad day in America, in Texas. Just yesterday, I interviewed Salon á la Mode owner Shelley Luther for this evening's virtual event. I was just informed that a Dallas County judge has...

18:30
Since the start of COVID-19 pandemic hit Ontario, 2892 health care workers have been infected with COVID-19. Those on the health care front lines now account for 15.8 per cent of the province's COVID cases. The number is trending up, not down. Five...

18:00
It's been 6, 7, 8 weeks with no hair color, cuts or blowouts. But now, with a third of all states lifting their locally mandated quarantine measures to enable personal care services, you -- and your stylist -- are ready to go back to the salon....

17:57
GreenShift Corporation (the "Company"), today announced that its chairman and chief executive officer, Kevin Kreisler, issued the following letter to GreenShift's stakeholders: On March 2, 2020, the Federal Circuit upheld the District Court's rulings...

15:49
The Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) is calling on the federal and provincial governments to work cooperatively towards a national action plan addressing full tuition support for post- secondary students for the upcoming academic year....

15:00
On April 28, 2020, in an OP ED piece in the New York Times, Richard Mollot executive director of the Long-Term Community coalition wrote: "...It was clear almost from the outset that the elderly and frail were in the greatest danger from Covid 19....

14:26
For 35 years, Allergy & Asthma Network has been at the forefront of patient-centered, guidelines-based asthma and allergy care. As part of celebrating this anniversary, as well as Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month and World Asthma Day, the Network...

13:50
Registered nurses represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association will join their co-workers and community supporters outside Mercy Medical Center for an informational picket during the May 7 National Day of Prayer calling on Trinity Health to...

13:43
False positive test results cause distress and hardship at an Ontario long-term care facility. Case Manor Care Community, a long-term...

13:04
SEIU Healthcare, the union that represents over 60,000 frontline healthcare workers in Ontario, is calling for public inquiries and criminal investigations into COVID-19 related deaths in long-term care to keep people alive and determine...

10:45
Nurses and healthcare professionals represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association have written recommendations for the safe resumption of normal operations at healthcare facilities and are calling on state officials to include the voices of...

10:02
Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says the newly established AFN COVID-19 (C-19) National Task Force will be instrumental in helping the AFN Executive Committee and First Nations receive accurate information, analysis...

10:01
Today, the CDFI Coalition and more than 500 organizations sent a letter to Congressional Leadership urging the inclusion of $1 billion in additional appropriations for the Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund. The letter requests...

09:00
This is a letter to congress from GreyScan: The technology needed to detect COVID19 quickly in a public setting does not yet exist but can be quickly created by reconfiguring the commercially available GreyScan ETD-100tm.  Initially the only field...

08:07
Despite recent polling which shows deep anxiety among Americans about returning to a dentist during the COVID-19 outbreak, infection control is more stringent than ever at the majority of dental offices according to Dr. Joel Strom, a former President...

08:00
For children growing up in Canada today, the divide between their online world and their offline one is narrower than it has ever been. According to a study by Common Sense Media, between 2015 and 2019, the share of children who watched videos online...

08:00
With Ontario dental offices closed for non-essential services, Toronto consumers are confused about how to handle the oral health issues they'd normally schedule an in-person appointment for. With this in mind, Opencare, an online network that...

08:00
The global coronavirus pandemic has posed a serious challenge to the American Cancer Society's ability to provide cancer patients and their caregivers support during an unprecedented time....

07:15
National Association of Mortgage Brokers (NAMB) announced today the development of a campaign that supports the financial burden mortgage brokers are experiencing due to the CARES Act - a law meant to address the economic fallout of the 2020...

07:00
Thirty-one global technology companies today launched the Open RAN Policy Coalition to promote policies that will advance the adoption of open and interoperable solutions in the Radio Access Network (RAN) as a means to create...

07:00
With many parks and landmarks across the country closed due to COVID-19 social distancing measures, National Park Trust has officially declared the 10th anniversary of Kids to Parks Day as 'Parks To Kids Day' to be held on Saturday, May 16th, 2020....