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Two candidates for local office have launched an online petition calling on Governor Doug Ducey to release emergency money to Arizona hospitals that are facing revenue shortfalls due to the COVID-19 pandemic. One local hospital has already said it...

08:30
Communicating for America (CA), a rural advocacy association committed to supporting health care initiatives and small businesses, today announced it has sent letters to members of Congress in support of the Keeping Critical Connections Act, a...


7 april 2020

17:13
Recently, Utah Governor Gary Herbert signed into law American Diabetes Association-supported legislation capping monthly copayments for insulin at $30 for a 30-day supply. House Bill 207 (HB 207) also includes an emergency refill provision that will...

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Starting April 2 through April 30, Q Link Wireless will be providing for all new and existing customers: ? hotspot capabilities? an add-on of 5GB for a total of 8GB? affordable phone upgrades? monthly rollovers for voice minutes and text Low-income...

08:00
Transamerica announces a new initiative to help their retirement plan customers navigate the CARES Act. Transamerica has notified retirement plan sponsors effective today that Transamerica will waive all coronavirus-impacted withdrawal fees within...


6 april 2020

16:40
Virginia's public school students will now be able to possess and use sunscreen on school buses, school property and at school-sponsored events without a note thanks to the passage of Senate Bill 44, signed by Governor Ralph Northam on March 31....

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The Surety & Fidelity Association of America (SFAA) and the National Association of Surety Bond Producers (NASBP) urge federal, state and local officials, without delay, to issue emergency action regarding acceptance of the electronic execution and...


3 april 2020

16:18
The Community Bankers of Michigan, Michigan Bankers Association, Michigan Credit Union League & Affiliates, and the Michigan Chamber issued the following statement today on the newly launched Paycheck Protection Program:...


2 april 2020

14:00
Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world's largest exchange holding companies, today issued a statement commending the action of the Federal Reserve, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Office of the Comptroller of the Currency...

10:06
Vizsla Resources Corp.  ("Vizsla" or the "Company") reports that the Company is postponing its Mexican exploration operations at the Panuco project (the "Project") in accordance with the recent announcement by the Mexican Federal Government to...

09:00
H.R.3504 ? The Ryan Kules and Paul Benne Specially Adaptive Housing Improvement Act of 2019 reached a significant milestone when the Senate approved it on March 26. The bill, which is named after Army Capt. (Ret.) Ryan Kules, now sits with the House...

08:55
Every city in America is facing profound disruptions to business operations, but one South Carolina community acted swiftly and boldly to blunt the impact social distancing made on their small business community....

08:47
Recent stay-in-place orders and quarantine directives have hastened changes related to the way consumers shop for and obtain distilled spirits. But while consumers adjust to this new reality, one Sarasota-based eCommerce company is introducing a...


1 april 2020

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According to data released by Power to Decide, an estimated 631,470 Illinois women of reproductive age (13-44) in need of publicly funded contraception live in counties impacted by the implementation of the Title X Family Planning Program "domestic...

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One of the largest and most influential construction unions in the country is calling on Congress to subsidize COBRA health plans for 11 million US construction workers who may lose their jobs as the COVID-19 virus spreads and wipes out the 6th...


31 march 2020

18:35
According to data released by Power to Decide, nearly all (98.8%) of Maine women of reproductive age (13-44) in need of publicly funded contraception have been impacted by the implementation of the Title X Family Planning Program "domestic gag rule."...

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Following President Trump's signing of the historic Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza and Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin today announced that the SBA and Treasury Department have...


30 march 2020

17:15
On March 27, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was signed into law, offering a comprehensive relief package in response to the economic distress caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Paychex, Inc., a leading...

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The Senate $2.2 trillion stimulus bill to deal with the effects of coronavirus will apply to U.S. expats, reports Bambridge Accountants New York. Eligibility to claim For single filers - if they made $75,000 or less in 2019 For a couple - if they...

12:23
While further details on the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy are urgently needed, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) believes the information shared today by Prime Minister Trudeau will be a significant relief for tens of thousands...

09:30
Jon Lieber, former principal at PwC, has rejoined Eurasia Group as managing director for the United States. Lieber previously led United States coverage at the firm from 2016 to 2017. Based in Washington, DC, Lieber will lead the firm's coverage of...

09:00
As the scope and power of data have increased, recent legislative efforts to improve consumer financial data privacy and security at the state level have sparked a national discussion about what more can be done to ensure consumers are protected. An...


27 march 2020

20:19
Honduras President Juan Orlando Hernández announced the immediate roll out of an economic aid plan to fully address the main needs of the population amid the sanitary emergency caused by COVID-19 and its consequences....

19:55
Equifax CEO Mark W. Begor issued the following statement of support for the passage of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act:...

19:46
The CARES Act, which passed today by a voice vote in the U.S. House of Representatives and signed by the President, is a first step toward protecting workers throughout the COVID-19 crisis; it cannot be the last. The federal legislation is an...

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On behalf of U.S. airlines and our 750,000 employees, we applaud President Trump for signing the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which includes provisions intended to assist the U.S. airline industry to continue making...

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The Southwest Airlines Pilots Association (SWAPA) commends the bipartisan efforts of the United States Congress and the Trump Administration on the passage of the CARES Act today. The $2 trillion measure is intended to assist workers and businesses...

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The Emergency Nurses Association on Friday commended the signing into law of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, a comprehensive emergency stimulus package that includes billions of dollars to support emergency nurses and other...

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Crestwood, Illinois, Mayor Lou Presta and Village Trustees have found a creative way to help both citizens and businesses in their village by issuing four "Stimulus Vouchers" to every resident in the Village good for $25 each at any one of 25...

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OCHIN strongly supports the long-term updates that were made to 42 CFR Part 2 as part of the larger CARES Act that Congress passed in response to the COVID-19 crisis. The new rule closes an important gap in our nation's health care system by aligning...

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On behalf of U.S. airlines and our 750,000 employees, we commend the Administration and the U.S. Congress for passing the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which includes provisions intended to assist the U.S. airline...

15:29
According to several sources, the White House Office of Legislative Affairs sent a message to the Senate last week requesting they pass H.R. 4018 "as soon as possible." H.R. 4018, a bill introduced by Congressman Ted Deutch, is designed to fix the...

14:40
The ATA, the premier organization working to accelerate the adoption of telehealth, today commended Congress for passing the bipartisan Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the third bipartisan package to support Americans in...

09:06
The Upton Group, LLC a leading national insurance agency specializing in food delivery insurance urges the federal government to take action to trigger the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act in response to the current pandemic COVID-19. New Jersey, Ohio...


26 march 2020

17:02
Following days of heated marathon negotiations, the Senate approved the Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the largest emergency aid package in U.S. history. The CARES Act includes more than $2 trillion to help individuals,...

10:37
Statement attributable to:Carmen L. Wiley, PhDPresident, American Association for Clinical Chemistry "AACC commends the U.S. Senate for passing the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act yesterday, which will provide vital...

09:17
The largest trade group representing America's trucking industry is praising the Senate today for passing the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act?bipartisan legislation that will deliver critical relief to Americans and small...

08:57
Washington Representative Joe Fitzgibbon (D-34) joined the Association of Washington Cities and INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, in applauding Governor Inslee's signing of HB 2565, a law intended to address the labeling of certain...

08:00
The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) today released proposed draft amendments to add a high-occupancy vehicle (HOV)/express lane along Interstate 680 through Sunol, Pleasanton, Dublin and...


25 march 2020

19:32
Today, Gov. Jay Inslee signed into law ESSHB 2528, legislation acknowledging the essential role Washington state's forestry industry and working forests play in removing greenhouse gases from the atmosphere, and affirming it is in the public's...

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CFIB welcomes the federal government's announcement of the Canada Emergency Response Benefit which will provide $2,000 per month to workers who have lost their job, including the self-employed. This is a significant step forward in addressing the...

08:32
Telehealth technologies are available everywhere for any healthcare provider willing to commit to implementing a system. However, some systems require new hardware, long contracts, training, and disruptive set up times. In light of this, and the...


24 march 2020

14:23
As Senate leaders and the Trump administration are nearing the COVID-19 stimulus resolution, Senator Ted Deutch is pushing for inclusion of his bill that could save thousands of lives and hundreds of millions in taxpayer dollars. Under the bill,...

11:35
As lawmakers hurry to finalize a legislative package responding to the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) is urging them to ensure a greater number of cities are eligible for federal resources. Under the legislation introduced...

10:07
The Association for Financial Professionals (AFP) is requesting that the Federal Reserve consider expanding new facilities intended to support commercial paper (CP) and money market funds (MMFs) to include Tier 2 CP issuers....

07:00
The Coalition of Asian-American Independent Practice Association (CAIPA), which represents more than 1,000 physician and applied healthcare professionals in the five boroughs, today called for federal, state and local law enforcement organizations to...


23 march 2020

17:40
Today Heartland Forward released new analysis on the potential economic effects of coronavirus in the Heartland and beyond, "Coronavirus Regional Economic Impacts and Policy Responses." The analysis suggests that while the Heartland has serious...

15:06
The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP) deployed a sophisticated, virtual campaign today aimed at pushing the U.S. Congress to act immediately on pending Coronavirus emergency response legislation to protect the health of all citizens;...

11:17
COVID-19 has decimated the U.S. construction industry, and Congress has done little to stop it or to provide relief for workers in this major jobs sector, a leading international building trade union charged Sunday....


21 march 2020

19:02
Today, the Alliance to Fight the 40|Don't Tax My Health Care, a broad-based coalition that successfully led the advocacy effort to repeal the 40% tax on employer-provided health benefits known as the "Cadillac Tax," announced a new effort with the...

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