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8 june 2020

09:07
Appearing on The Shade Room, former Vice President Biden said, "Here's what I think we need. The bottom line is: Until there is genuine economic justice ? access to wealth ? it's not going to fundamentally change police practices."...

09:00
Today, Aledade sent a letter on behalf of 20 major national organizations and primary care practices across the country calling on congressional leadership to fully fund dedicated, streamlined financial support for primary care. The co-signers ask...

09:00
To help more American families access affordable technology they need for distance learning, the Coalition for American Electronics Recycling (CAER) today called for amendment of an outdated executive order that prevents distribution of surplus...


7 june 2020

12:00
Standing at the "crossroads of the world" in New York City's iconic Times Square, in front of more than 15,000 protestors still grieving the death of George Floyd, the co-founders of Black Lives Matter Greater New York (BLMNY) offered a Blueprint for...


4 june 2020

14:30
Oakland City Councilmembers, small business owners, Labor and community groups announce plan to support small business and create vibrant communities by modernizing business tax. Councilmember Nikki Fortunato Bas said about the effort, "The...

09:00
Today, the Government of Alberta tabled legislation that would remove the requirement for AIC member Appraisers to be licensed under the Real Estate Council of Alberta (RECA). AIC-member Appraisers will continue to remain as members in good standing...


3 june 2020

17:37
Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear issued the following statement after Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Peter DeFazio released the House committee's draft surface transportation reauthorization...

15:54
The Teamsters are lauding the release of a new House transportation measure today, saying the bill is a win for workers and will enhance roadway safety. It will not only make nearly $500 billion available for road, transit and rail needs, but will...

14:11
The "Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America (INVEST in America) Act," the federal transportation reauthorization bill released today by the House Transportation & Infrastructure (T&I) Committee, delivers...

14:00
The New York Japanese Restaurant Association (NYJRA) has announced that it will fully support the NYC Hospitality Alliance's campaign to obtain relief and assistance on behalf of restaurant operators and employees. The NYC Hospitality Alliance and...


31 may 2020

19:48
The Los Angeles Urban League stands shoulder to shoulder with the protests fueled by the senseless, witnessed deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor at the hands of police, and of Ahmaud Arbery protected by the complicit eyes of justice. These...


29 may 2020

14:27
The Health Coalition on Liability and Access (HCLA) today applauded the introduction of a bill in the House of Representatives that offers long-awaited protections for the healthcare responders and facilities at the front lines of the COVID-19...

08:00
Leaders of the Canadian tourism and travel sectors today announced the formation of the Canadian Tourism Roundtable ("Roundtable"), a coalition of industry representatives committed to restoring the Canadian tourism and travel sector in the wake of...


28 may 2020

15:43
The U.S. Department of the Treasury is currently mailing Economic Impact Payments (EIP) in the form of prepaid debit cards. Most Americans already received their EIP either by direct deposit to their bank account or in the form of a mailed check....

13:31
The United Steelworkers (USW) union today urged the Colorado Senate and General Assembly to swiftly pass and the governor to sign the "Healthy Families and Workplaces Act," which would provide paid sick leave to Colorado workers....

11:00
Strong momentum is growing for legislation asking voters to decide whether the state government can again address discrimination against women and people of color in contracting, public employment, and education, announced the Opportunity for All...

10:00
In a new survey by Salon Magazine, Canada's leading trade magazine for beauty professionals, salon owners, hairstylists and nail technicians are concerned about reopening their salons and returning to work during the COVID-19 pandemic. The survey...

10:00
The Public and Affordable Housing Research Corporation (PAHRC) and the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) released the inaugural 2020 Picture of Preservation report. This new report explores the pivotal role the federal government plays in...


27 may 2020

17:19
Now that the latest coronavirus relief package, known as the Heroes Act, has moved forward to the U.S. Senate, AACC has sent a letter to Senate leadership outlining five key recommendations that will improve COVID-19 testing capacity across the U.S....


26 may 2020

12:09
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics supports U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel (N.Y.) and Rep. Pete King's (N.Y.) commitment to America's health by introducing the Medical Nutrition Therapy Act of 2020. The bill would provide coverage for Medicare...


25 may 2020

14:02
In the wake of proposals to change voting laws and practices due to the Covid-19 virus, Judicial Watch, Inc. and Election Integrity Project California, Inc. call on lawmakers and election officials to renew their commitment to another important...


24 may 2020

12:14
AARP Illinois State Director Bob Gallo issued the following statement today in regards to legislative action taken that will have a meaningful impact on the lives of older adults: "On behalf of our 1.7 million members and older adults across the...


23 may 2020

11:47
The following is an interview with Senator Addabbo, by BonusSeeker.com. When the state of New York was facing a budget hole eclipsing...


22 may 2020

08:38
On May 6, 2020, the US Department of Education (ED) issued new regulations on Title IX, the federal sex discrimination statute that governs how all schools and colleges are to respond to allegations of sexual harassment, sexual assault, intimate...


21 may 2020

19:04
Lt. Col. Allen West will be headlining the Texas Freedom Rally in Austin, TX at the Texas Capital south entrance on Saturday May 23rd at 11:30am. He will be leading a caravan of motorcycles and cars from Dallas to Austin that morning for attendees as...

15:50
The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about a briefing of the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Pandemic this afternoon and the need for Congress to address the concerns of frontline workers....

12:50
On behalf of its 1.7 million older adults in Illinois who are highest risk for severe disease and death from COVID-19 related illness, AARP is urging Gov. Pritzker and Illinois lawmakers to do whatever it takes to expand the opportunity to allow...


19 may 2020

09:05
Citizens' Council for Health Freedom (CCHF) formed a nationwide coalition in support of Senator Lamar Alexander, Chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), and his decision to protect the genetic privacy...


18 may 2020

11:00
In a unanimous decision, The Los Angeles City Planning Commission voted Thursday to recommend approval of the entitlements package for Enlightenment Plaza, a proposed 454-unit Permanent Supportive Housing development in Rampart Village developed by...


15 may 2020

22:36
Today, U.S. Conference of Mayors President and Rochester Hills (MI) Mayor Bryan K. Barnett released the following statement on the U.S. House of Representatives' passage of the HEROES Act, the 4th COVID-19 supplemental package which allocates $187.5...

08:38
The Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter #187 has hosted a ceremony to provide for Congressman Brian Higgins to announce a new Purple Heart Flag Bill, H.R. # 5237 to amend Title 36, United States Code, to designate the Purple Heart Flag to be...


14 may 2020

16:40
Pennsylvania's House of Representatives passed House Bill 2412 on a concurrence vote today and the bill now moves to Gov. Tom Wolf's desk. The bill, introduced by Rep. Todd Polinchock (Bucks), would allow some level of in-person real estate services...

16:28
As the House of Representatives is on the verge of acting on H.R. 6800, the HEROES Act, the nation's charitable nonprofits strongly urge leaders in both the House and Senate to take swift action to ensure that nonprofits of all sizes receive critical...


13 may 2020

12:34
The United Steelworkers (USW) union today applauded Pennsylvania Rep. Dan Miller's introduction of Pennsylvania House Bill 2495, calling for expanded emergency sick leave provisions in the wake of the deadly coronavirus....


12 may 2020

20:29
Earlier today, Speaker Nancy Pelosi introduced the "Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions" (HEROES) Act. The bill provides $3 trillion in economic relief for those affected by COVID-19, including a temporary boost to SNAP benefits...

18:36
Below is a statement by U.S. Conference of Mayors President and Rochester Hills (MI) Mayor Bryan K. Barnett on the Heroes Act, the 4th COVID-19 supplemental package introduced today by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, which allocates $187.5 billion for...

14:42
Given the context of the coronavirus pandemic, the case for a Federal Jobs Guarantee (FJG) has become so robust that it may become possible to get it passed without an FJG proponent in the White House. The proposal boasted support of 78% of the...

10:05
With the federal government spending record amounts to help the nation cope with the economic fallout from COVID-19, some companies are taking the opportunity to commit fraud. "Trillions of taxpayer dollars are on the table and being doled out at a...

07:00
Catanese & Wells is pleased to announce that their Founder, T. Randolph Catanese, Esq. was featured in the latest addition of the American Horse Council Tax Bulletin. After President Trump provided an emergency declaration pursuant to the Stafford...


11 may 2020

12:50
The U.S. Small Business Administration today published Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contracting program regulations that will provide a free, online certification and eligibility application process for women-owned small businesses and...

08:38
New Arizona requirements for auto insurance coverage take effect on July 1, as a result of Arizona Senate Bill 1087. This legislation increases the required auto insurance coverage limits to $25,000/$50,000/$15,000. Arizona limits are presently set...


8 may 2020

19:01
Pennsylvania is the only state in the country that continues to shut down most in-person real estate activities for the vast majority of Pennsylvanians during the pandemic. Every other state in the country has recognized that real estate...

14:24
Widespread transit worker layoffs will be averted thanks to emergency funding announced today by the federal and provincial governments, says Unifor. "Passengers and transit workers across the country mobilized to defend public transit," said Jerry...


7 may 2020

21:37
One day after we, along with other pastors, filed a Complaint against Governor Whitmer,  Executive Order 2020-77 was executed by her office. We appreciate Governor Whitmer recognizing the First Amendment Rights of all Michigan citizens and that such...

19:41
On April 28, Election Integrity Project, California (EIPCa) sent notice to California's Secretary of State (SOS) of the state's failure to comply with federal voter list maintenance laws. EIPCa's report, based on its analysis of California's official...

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...

13:33
Clifton, NJ attorney Pamela Roedel, partner at Silverman & Roedel, LLC, focuses on the most frequently asked questions regarding how the CARES Act will impact bankruptcies during the age of COVID-19. With new laws and reliefs, it can be difficult to...

12:00
Lincoln Educational Services Corporation , a national leader in specialized automotive, skilled trades and allied health career training, has begun distributing CARES Act funds to eligible students from its 22 campuses nationwide. More than 11,000...


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...

17:19
A recent review by the Center for Responsible Lending has found that small businesses of color are being excluded from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARE) Act's Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and in the absence of specific...