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14 october 2021

12:59
HBCUs have changed the college landscape, and provided a significant return on investment. Our country cannot reach its goals without strong, viable, sustainable HBCUs - goals necessary to close the education gap, health, wealth and economic gaps....


13 october 2021

15:48
Californians for School Choice today announced that the California Attorney General's Office has issued the official title and summary for the landmark Educational Freedom Act Initiative. Proponents can now move forward to collect the 1 million...

08:00
Biofidelity, a pioneer in precision cancer diagnostics, today praised California Governor Gavin Newsom and the California legislature for the October 6th passage of SB 535, a bill that prohibits health care insurers that already cover biomarker...


12 october 2021

14:39
On Friday, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed SB 297 (Durazo) into law. This bill will enact the Wade Kilpatrick Gas Safety and Workforce Adequacy Act of 2021, prescribing increased civil penalties to operators or excavators who violate provisions relating to...

08:00
A group of leading, global life sciences and technology companies today announced a series of endorsements for pandemic preparedness legislation recently introduced by Congress. The Securing America's Medicines and Supply (SAMS) Coalition believes...


9 october 2021

22:38
Following Governor Gavin Newsom signing into law AB 794, a bill designed to protect truck drivers at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, Teamsters Port Division Director Ron Herrera released a statement. AB 794, by Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo,...


8 october 2021

17:00
Consumer Debt Relief Initiative (CDRI) received praise for taking a central role in the passage of California Assembly Bill 1405, which was signed into law this week by California Governor Gavin Newsom. After collaborating with AB1405's sponsor...

14:08
For the seventh consecutive year, the U.S. federal government officially recognized October 8 as National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day with the passage of United States Senate Resolution 412 and introduction of a companion resolution in the United...

12:42
The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) and Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare (PQHH) today commended the introduction of the Choose Home Care Act of 2021 in the U.S. House of Representatives. Introduced by Representatives Henry...


7 october 2021

12:18
For the 36th time, financial services firm Edward Jones' Grassroots Legislative Task Force met with US legislators on Oct. 5 and 6 from Washington, D.C., to discuss a number of investment-related issues on the minds of individual investors with...

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The Health Coalition on Liability and Access today announced its support for the Good Samaritan Health Professionals Act, introduced yesterday as S. 2941 in the Senate by Senators Bill Cassidy (R-LA) and Angus King (I-ME), and in September as H.R....


6 october 2021

17:45
The Humane Farming Association (HFA) today denounced the passage by the Massachusetts House of Representatives of S. 2481, also known as "The Rotten Egg Bill." For two years, HFA and other animal advocates have been sounding the alarm about this...

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Link to video: Aaron Spolin Analyzes SB 775 After spending months in the California state legislature, Senate Bill 775 was just...

08:39
Counterfeit driver's licenses are used to facilitate underaged drinking, identity theft, terrorism, check & bank fraud, and returned goods fraud. These acts cost each American adult about $1,000 a year, according to a new white paper released by the...

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Today, U.S. Term Limits proudly announces that David Hill will be the new Chairperson for the Oklahoma Term Limits for Congress effort. "Washington is non-stop politics. Congress is more focused on power grabs than doing what is in the best interest...


5 october 2021

20:38
Business for Voting Rights, a group of more than 220 companies of all sizes and sectors across America, is calling on the Senate to pass the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act (VRAA). Below is the Business for Voting Rights' statement of...

18:56
Libra Max announced today that she has submitted written testimony to members of the US Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution regarding their recent hearing on toxic conservatorships and guardianships and the need for reform. The...


4 october 2021

13:54
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today announced its strong support of bipartisan legislation to improve safety and ensure fairness in Michigan's growing cannabis industry....


3 october 2021

11:00
Community Associations Institute (CAI) applauds Governor Cooper and the North Carolina General Assembly for the recent passage of HB 320 Modernize Remote Business Access, new legislation allowing community associations to conduct their association's...


1 october 2021

19:45
The Biden Administration has released an interim final rule (IFR) that details how the federal government will implement the legislation passed last year to protect patients from surprise bills. In response, the American College of Emergency...

18:12
"The Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) applauds the Government of Ontario for its decision to require mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for all healthcare workers in the long-term care sector. Now, a consistent provincial approach to healthcare worker...

13:56
As the deadline approaches for companies that provide services to the federal government to confirm all of their employees and subcontractors are vaccinated against COVID-19, these employers are under urgent pressure to find a way to manage this...

08:31
Americans who are worried about America's trajectory will be pleased to know of a citizen action organization called TACTICAL CIVICStm, which recently launched a chapter in our county. With over 165 county chapters from coast to coast so far, after...


30 september 2021

18:42
Sam Nejabat, CEO of SJN Properties and Senior Business Development Specialist for Governor Newsom's Office of Business and Economic Development, has received two prominent San Diego appointments from San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria and County Supervisor...

06:05
The Association of Suburban Municipalities (ASM) is releasing its brief presented as part of the consultations on Bill 96, An Act respecting French, the Official and Common Language of Quebec. The ASM emphasizes the importance of bilingualism, which...


29 september 2021

09:06
The Association of Suburban Municipalities (ASM) is releasing its brief presented as part of the consultations on Bill 96, An Act respecting French, the Official and Common Language of Quebec. The ASM emphasizes the importance of bilingualism, which...

07:30
OVHcloud®, a leading global cloud services provider, today announced a partnership with Peachtree Corners, one of the nation's first 5G smart cities powered by real-world connected infrastructure. Together, the partners will accelerate the pace of...


24 september 2021

08:45
As members of Congress debate its merits, Omahans are weighing in on the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. The bipartisan...


23 september 2021

12:55
American Jewish Committee (AJC) welcomes the introduction today of a resolution in the U.S. Senate urging the European Union to designate Hezbollah in its entirety as a terror organization. The bipartisan resolution was introduced by Senators Jacky...

12:05
On Tuesday, September 21, the North Miami Beach Mayor and City Commission unanimously approved an ordinance that will help raise the quality of life for City employees while stimulating economic growth....

09:30
Andor Health, the company that harnesses machine and human intelligence to configure and orchestrate the way care teams connect and collaborate, provides the necessary tools for employers to effectively address the new coronavirus vaccine mandates....

06:00
Frustrated that a year has passed since the US Food and Drug Administration issued its landmark safety communication to drastically limit the use of dental amalgam, over 50 environmental, disability, health, and environmental justice groups have...


22 september 2021

11:50
California officials say 180,000 new housing units are needed this year to prevent a potential catastrophe. Despite the huge need, only 100,000 homes are planned.(1) While increased material costs and a lack of skilled workers are a big part of the...

09:45
Every $1 increase in federal highway, bridge, and public transit investment under the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act (IIJA) will generate as much as $3.60 in economic activity, according to a new analysis from IHS Markit, a global information...

08:30
The Independent Pilots Association (UPS pilots) fully supports the "Safe Skies Act of 2021" introduced in the U.S. Senate by Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and in the U.S. House of Representatives by Rep. Salud Carbajal (D-CA). "Senator Klobuchar has been...


21 september 2021

16:05
As the U.S. observes National Suicide Prevention Month and National Recovery Month, it is crucial that we pay particular attention to the impact of mental health conditions on new mothers. Maternal suicide is one of the leading causes of maternal...

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Kicking off a weeklong celebration of the clean energy sector's contributions to America's economic strength and reductions to global emissions, U.S. Representatives John Curtis (R-UT) and Alan Lowenthal (D-CA) yesterday led the introduction of a...


20 september 2021

14:20
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) selected Coforma, via a partnership with digital services company TechFlow, to provide user experience (UX) design, content strategy, translation, and front-end development for the together.gov website that...

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Since the early 1970s, producers have used gestation crates to house sow for the duration of their pregnancy. The sow lives, eats, and sleeps in a two-and-half-by-seven-foot stall. They cannot move around freely or socialize. Producers justify these...

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NATSO, the national association representing truckstops, travel plazas, and off-highway fuel retailers, along with SIGMA: America's Leading Fuel Marketers, and representatives of the trucking and convenience store industries, urged lawmakers to...


17 september 2021

11:00
CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) President Dave Walsh issued the following statement in response to Gov. Gavin Newsom's signing of three important housing bills: SB 8 (Skinner), SB 9 (Atkins) and SB 10 (Weiner) that will make a meaningful...

08:33
In order to avoid a national financial crisis, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) is calling on Congress to extend the debt ceiling and avoid the kind of brinkmanship that could threaten the American economy. Demanding bipartisan and urgent action,...


16 september 2021

16:30
The following joint statement was released yesterday: "As nonprofit and philanthropic organizations devoted to improving health and health equity, dismantling structural racism, and advancing social justice, we strongly support Congress permanently...

15:30
The Land Trust Alliance, a national land conservation organization working to save the places people need and love by strengthening land conservation across America, today applauded the House Ways and Means Committee vote to advance the Charitable...

08:30
Congressional staff invited AmpliFund's President and Founder, Adam Roth, and Head of Product, Jason Yu, to Washington D.C. to provide their expertise on the implementation of Grant Reporting Efficiency and Agreement's Transparency (GREAT) Act...


15 september 2021

10:30
With passage of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure's (T&I) $60 billion title of the House reconciliation bill, trail and active transportation advocates are optimistic about opportunities for innovative...

08:44
CAS Group (City & Sea Group LLC), a trusted engineering, urban planning, and construction management/program management firm, is pleased to announce that it has received Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB) federal contract program certification from...

08:35
To commemorate Hispanic Heritage Month, USAGov en Español, the official website of the U.S. government in Spanish, in collaboration with government agencies is launching a public engagement campaign to publicize the programs and services offered in...

08:25
Orchard Laboratories, headquartered in West Bloomfield, Mich. (7901 Orchard Lake Road, Suite 100) and one of the largest COVID-19 testing laboratories in the state, has been inundated with calls from companies in Michigan needing help navigating the...


14 september 2021

15:20
At the origin of the tragedy of the Indian residential schools and their persistent painful consequences a century later, there was the will of the so-called "superior" government and religious authorities to tell Indigenous parents and families that...

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