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28 april 2021

13:57
Last week, Chairman Fox of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation (MHA Nation) filed a sworn declaration in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, outlining the multiple ways that the nearly 17,000 members of the MHA Nation...

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Today, the Statewide Women's Justice Task Force, organized by the Women's Justice Institute (WJI) with funding from major philanthropic organizations, hosted an event to release an historic plan to reduce the number of women incarcerated in Illinois...


27 april 2021

19:09
Today a diverse coalition representing tribes, ranchers and conservationists announced strong support of Senate Bill (SB) 332, state legislation that would enable more cultural and prescribed burns. Tribes like the Karuk want to use prescribed fire...

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National Marrow Donor Program® (NMDP)/Be The Match is honoring a University of Houston student, Yusuf Khan, during Be The Match Day at the Capitol on Tuesday, April 27. Years after donating bone marrow to his mother, Nadia Sheikh, Khan engaged State...

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The National Association for Behavioral Intervention and Threat Assessment (NABITA) is excited to announce a key piece of legislation has been proposed to increase the safety of our students nationwide.  Introduced in the United States House of...


26 april 2021

17:00
Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime), a leading pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) serving approximately 33 million members nationally, released the following statement in response to the recent enactment of "The Ensuring Innovation Act" and the "Advancing...

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The Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) and its California Labor Commissioner's Office has launched a web-based tool in English and Spanish that offers key information on the new 2021 COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave law, Senate Bill No....

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Attorney James Holmes of Holmes PLLC announces his support of House Bill 1875 - one of the most important pieces of legislation introduced during this session. According to Holmes, an attorney practicing commercial litigation and oil and gas law in...

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DisposeRx, Inc. applauds the introduction of the Pharmacy and Medically Underserved Areas Enhancement Act on April 22, 2021, by U.S. Representatives G.K. Butterfield, (D-NC) and David McKinley (R-WV)....

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The nation's largest suicide prevention organization, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, and the largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ youth, The Trevor Project, today released this statement:...


24 april 2021

19:17
Climate Commitment Act (CCA), SB 5126, was passed by the Washington State Legislature today, the first climate legislation in the country to pave the way to net zero carbon emissions by the year 2050.  The historic and carefully crafted...


23 april 2021

19:00
President Joseph R. Biden today signed into law a monumental new food allergy bill requiring that sesame ? to which nearly 1.6 million Americans are allergic ? be labeled on all packaged foods beginning January 1, 2023 and that food allergy research...

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A bipartisan group of Senate leaders have introduced the Farm to School Act of 2021 to support schools, farmers, and communities in building back equitably from the pandemic. The bill, sponsored by Senators Patrick Leahy (D-VT), Thom Tillis (R-NC),...

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The Jack Brooks Foundation is hosting an inaugural award ceremony featuring a frank discussion about voting and elections with award recipients Lina Hidalgo and Arnold Schwarzenegger, online and open to the public free of charge on Tuesday, April 27,...


22 april 2021

18:56
The Muslim-Jewish Advisory Council (MJAC) praises the passage of the Jabara-Heyer National Opposition to Hate, Assaults, and Threats to Equality (NO HATE) Act, 94-1, as an amendment to the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act in the U.S. Senate. The NO HATE Act...

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LMU Loyola Law School Professor Justin Levitt, a nationally recognized scholar of constitutional law and the law of democracy, has been appointed White House Senior Policy Advisor for Democracy and Voting Rights by President Joseph Biden and Vice...

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American Jewish Committee applauded U.S. senators for overwhelmingly approving today, by a vote of 94-1, the Khalid Jabara and Heather Heyer National Opposition to Hate, Assaults, and Threats to Equality (NO HATE) Act. "Decisive bipartisan support in...

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Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) today applauded reintroduction of the Growing Climate Solutions Act (GCSA) for the 117th Congress by a bipartisan group of members in the U.S. House of Representatives?including Reps. Don Bacon (R-NE),...

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The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) today praised the introduction of legislation that would give tens of millions of Medicare patients in medically underserved communities access...

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New bipartisan legislation introduced today by Senator Ben Ray Luján (D-New Mexico) and Senator Rick Scott (R-Florida) would ultimately mandate drunk driving prevention technology as standard equipment in all new vehicles. The Reduce Impaired Driving...

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Boundless Immigration, an organization that empowers families to navigate the immigration system more confidently, rapidly and affordably, today announced a $25M Series B round to strengthen its fight for immigrant rights. The latest funding, which...


21 april 2021

13:17
The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB), the insurance industry's association dedicated to predicting, preventing, and prosecuting insurance crime, urges Illinois legislators to take steps to address the significant increase in catalytic converter...


20 april 2021

07:26
BoardProspects.com, an innovative software platform designed to help corporations cost-effectively recruit world-class board members and maintain a diverse and talented board succession pipeline, has released the definitive results of a survey of its...


19 april 2021

11:00
Following the passage of Arizona's sports betting bill (House Bill 2772), ArizonaCasinos.com projects that the state at full maturity could produce $252 million in annual revenue. Using the minimum tax rate of 8% outlined in Arizona's bill, that...

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An arbitration being held this week between the Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA), representing hospital-sector registered nurses and health-care professionals, and the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) is scheduled at a time when the province's...


16 april 2021

16:23
Dignitana AB, world leader in scalp cooling innovation, announces today that HB1588, a Bill mandating insurance plan coverage for scalp cooling in Texas, was passed in the Texas House of Representatives on Friday. The Bill was introduced by Rep. Jeff...

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The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved the ENA-supported Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act following its introduction by Rep. Joe Courtney (D-CT) in February....


15 april 2021

17:45
Today, the Florida House of Representatives unanimously passed HB 673, Gail's Law, by Representative Emily Slosberg (D?Boca Raton).  Gail's Law requires the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to create and maintain a statewide system for tracking...

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Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) introduced legislation today, the PACE Plus Act, seeking to expand access to Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE). This key bill from the Chairman of the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging embodies one...

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The CROWN Coalition, a national alliance comprised of Dove, National Urban League, Color Of Change, and Western Center on Law & Poverty, are excited to announce Delaware as the ninth state to pass legislation (SB 32) banning hair discrimination in...

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Large majorities of American voters support reforms that would limit or remove barriers to economic opportunities, housing, and voting for people with criminal records, according to a new survey released today by the Program for Public Consultation...

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The number of uninsured in the United States would fall by 4.2 million if policymakers made a temporary provision in the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) permanent, a new analysis shows. The provision enhances subsidies to make coverage in the...

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The Washington State legislature has passed groundbreaking legislation that sets a target for all model year 2030 or later passenger and light-duty vehicles sold in Washington State to be electric vehicles. The new law establishes the most aggressive...

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The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB), the insurance industry's association dedicated to predicting, preventing, and prosecuting insurance crime, is urging legislators to take steps to address the significant increase in catalytic converter...

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EQT Corporation today issued the following statement in support of H.J. Resolution 34, and S.J. Resolution 14 of the 117th Congress, which provide for Congressional disapproval of the 2020 Methane Rescission Rule submitted by the Administrator of...


14 april 2021

18:58
The United States House of Representatives today passed the Food Allergy Safety, Treatment, Education and Research (FASTER) Act (S. 578), a critical piece of legislation requiring that sesame be labeled on packaged foods and prioritizing food allergy...

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Governor Greg Gianforte signs HB 396, a bill authorizing hemp food ingredients as commercial animal feed. This bill is a major step forward for the developing U.S. hemp grain industry, opening additional markets for farmers and again establishing...

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Canada's universal, publicly funded health care system is a source of pride for Canadians. The Government of Canada is working closely with provincial and territorial governments to strengthen health care and adapt the system to the challenges of...

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The Michigan Chamber, Michigan Licensed Beverage Association, Michigan Manufacturers Association and Michigan Retailers Association are expressing major concern as a Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) Advisory Committee...


13 april 2021

14:23
Many state Governors are proclaiming April 30 as National Window Film Day in recognition of the significant role that professionally installed window film may play in contributing to the achievement of carbon neutrality status in the coming decade....

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The Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC) welcomes the federal government's tabling of legislation to modernize the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA) today. We are pleased to see a legislative recognition of the Right to a...

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Melwood is proud to support the Transformation to Competitive Employment Act (H.R. 2373) introduced by Representatives Bobby Scott and Cathy McMorris Rodgers. The bill will finally end an 83-year-old discriminatory practice allowing employers to pay...

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152 mayors, including Democrats, Republicans and Independents, sent a letter today to members of the United States Senate, urging immediate consideration of two pieces of legislation to prevent gun violence: HR 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks...

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The Western Propane Gas Association today announced it is sponsoring legislation that would establish a program to provide financial incentives for the production of renewable propane ? a critical energy source to help California reduce greenhouse...

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Telemedicine, wearables, and health data have helped immensely in humanity's fight against the coronavirus pandemic. But how will these emerging technological paradigms impact the future of the United States? The App Economy Conference (AppCon) is an...

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Yesterday, the Government of Ontario used its majority to force passage of Bill 257 ? including Schedule 3, which amends the Planning Act to give the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing nearly unchecked power to fast-track development on...


12 april 2021

09:00
Conservative Clergy of Color, a group of Black ministers and pastors, announced today that it has published a full-page ad in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution correcting the "lies" that the Joe Biden and Stacey Abrams have been telling about the...

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Women in Climate Tech (WiCT) launched a campaign in support of The Women and Climate Change Act of 2021 (HR 260) introduced by Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA). The goal of the campaign is to highlight that women are: On the front lines of...


10 april 2021

21:30
Today, more than 100 top business leaders across industry joined a rapid response call to discuss critical information regarding voting law proposals and to explore non-partisan actions business leaders could take to defend voting rights and our...


9 april 2021

09:31
(AANA) A new law signed April 6 by Maine Governor Janet Mills requires Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) services to be covered and reimbursed by insurers, consistent with other advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) in the state....

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