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10 november 2020

12:07
The Supreme Court today hears arguments in California vs. Texas, the lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Andrew Dreyfus, president & CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (Blue Cross), released the...

11:00
One thing was clear in last week's elections: Americans want access to regulated cannabis. In a clean sweep of approval, five states voted to legalize adult-use (recreational) or medicinal cannabis ? Arizona, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey and...


9 november 2020

16:50
Election Integrity Project, Nevada (EIPNv) sent a report on November 9 to Nevada's Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske showing that 1,411 Nevada registered voters, who later registered to vote in California, nonetheless appear to have voted in the...


6 november 2020

16:02
In response to an order from Judge P. Kevin Brobson of the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, the following statements were issued on behalf of the plaintiffs in case 600 M.D. 2020. Phillip D. Kline, Director of the Amistad Project of the Thomas...

10:38
The Ontario College of Teachers applauds legislation that further safeguards students, and modernizes the operations of the College. The legislation mirrors and reinforces numerous recommendations the College's Council has made to the government in...


5 november 2020

16:30
Akerna ("Akerna" or the "Company"), an enterprise software company, leading compliance technology provider, and developer of the cannabis industry's first seed-to-sale enterprise resource planning (ERP) software technology (MJ Platform®), is pleased...


4 november 2020

16:02
The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency applauds the passage of Senate Bill 30 and its signature into law today, creating the Pennsylvania low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) program....

13:20
As election results continue to come in, federal policymakers are already looking to the year ahead when the next Congress and the White House will be tasked with the country's economic recovery and reauthorization of the nation's federal...

09:55
Today the YES on Prop 24 campaign announced the passage of the California Privacy Rights Act, with a decisive majority of Californians (56% according to the Secretary of State's web site) supporting the measure to strengthen consumer privacy...

08:00
While ballots are still being counted, Habitat for Humanity is telling members of Congress to keep their foot on the gas by returning to Washington to take urgent action on housing stability and investment. Studies show that 30-40 million people in...


1 november 2020

14:43
Today, the Yes on Prop 24 campaign announced consumer and privacy advocates join California leaders in supporting Prop 24 to strengthen consumer privacy rights....


31 october 2020

16:09
Today, the Yes on Prop 24 campaign announced that Prop 24 would give Californians the fundamental right to have their personal information kept safe. Specifically, Prop 24 requires businesses that collect personal information to keep that information...


30 october 2020

14:07
In the news release, National Association of Home Builders Meets with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Discuss Assistance for LIHTC Properties, issued 30-Oct-2020 by WNC over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the 4th paragraph, 2nd...

13:30
WNC Executive Vice President Michael Gaber, acting as a trustee of the National Association of Home Builders, met with Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi in a virtual event Thursday evening to discuss the immediate need for...

12:00
While countless Californians are jobless, unhoused, and face an uncertain future due to COVID-19, catastrophic wildfires, and a $54 billion state budget deficit, preservationists, environmentalists, and small business advocates today launched an...


29 october 2020

15:25
Today, the Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission (WSCC) and the National Endowment for the Arts (Arts Endowment) announced a new partnership to create public art for selected sites across the United States to honor the 100th anniversary of the 19th...

13:49
Today, the San Francisco Chronicle published an op-ed by Maureen Mahoney in support of strengthening consumer privacy laws on the November ballot....

08:52
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it will waive day use fees at its more than 2,850 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide in observance of Veterans Day, November 11. The waiver covers fees for boat launch ramps and...


28 october 2020

13:03
Today, the Yes on Prop 24 campaign announced an important endorsement from San Francisco Mayor London Breed and Bay Area leaders in support of the measure to strengthen consumer privacy....

10:00
The U.S. Semiquincentennial Commission today officially recognized My Wish For U.S. as an expression of the America 250 vision to inspire the American spirit. America 250 is the multiyear initiative leading to the commemoration of the 250th...


27 october 2020

13:39
Today, the Yes on Prop 24 campaign announced that Civil Rights groups including the California NAACP join trusted consumer advocates like Consumer Reports, Consumer Watchdog and Common Sense Media in supporting YES on Prop 24 to strengthen consumer...


26 october 2020

14:25
Today, the Yes on Prop 24 campaign announced endorsements from legislators across California, many of whom have recorded messages to their constituents about why so it's so important to vote YES in support of the measure to strengthen consumer...

12:45
Nevada State Sen. Keith Pickard, President of the National Council of Legislators from Gaming States, is leading an effort to expand the national organization's reputation as the primary source of best practices in gaming law and regulation....

09:00
Abine, The Online Privacy Company, today announced its support of the California Privacy Rights Act (also known as "Proposition 24") which Californians will vote on this November. The company was an early advocate of the nation's first sweeping state...


24 october 2020

17:00
Today, the Yes on Prop 24 campaign announced an endorsement from renowned consumer privacy expert Brittany Kaiser, Co-Founder of Own Your Data Foundation, data privacy advocate and Cambridge Analytica whistleblower, in support of the measure to...


23 october 2020

17:14
Today the Yes on Prop 24 campaign announced that Consumer Reports  endorsed  California Proposition 24, The California Privacy Rights Act. The measure, which is currently on the November 3rd ballot, would amend the California Consumer Privacy Act...

14:09
Voice of the Experienced (VOTE), a Louisiana-based grassroots organization founded and run by formerly incarcerated people, has issued a demand letter to Louisiana Secretary of State R. Kyle Ardoin and Commissioner of Elections Sherri Wharton Hadsky...


22 october 2020

13:50
Governor Whitmer today signed legislation championed by the Michigan Chamber to specify that businesses who are following COVID-19 safety protocols would be protected from COVID-19 related lawsuits.   ...


21 october 2020

14:46
David Eisner, CEO of Convergence, today hailed the House Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress for showing "courage, leadership and productivity" in the final report it made public last week, on October 14. Convergence is the national...

13:12
Today, the Yes on Prop 24 campaign announced endorsements from prominent black community organizations, including the: California Black Chamber of Commerce, Black Lives Voter Guide, and New Frontier Democratic Club....

08:00
The Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) and its national and regional affiliates have joined with more than 300 agriculture and conservation organizations to protest legislation that would change our science-based pesticide laws. Currently...


20 october 2020

16:30
Through bipartisan effort and significant advocacy efforts from Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP), major legislation has been signed into law that will provide new treatments for warriors dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic...

09:00
Representatives Ami Bera, MD (CA-7), Larry Bucshon, MD, FACS (IN-8), Brendan Boyle (PA-2), George Holding (NC-2), Raul Ruiz, MD (CA-36), Roger Marshall, MD (KS-1), Abby Finkenauer (IA-1), Brad Wenstrup, DPM (OH-2); along with 221 colleagues, sent a...

08:58
Plaintiffs in a federal lawsuit have filed a motion seeking a restraining order to block the use of private funds from billionaire Mark Zuckerberg for use in local election management, a statutory responsibility of state officials including the...


19 october 2020

16:37
Today, the Yes on Prop 24 campaign announced endorsements from education leaders and school advocates, who believe it is critically important to protect our kids online. Common Sense Media, an organization dedicated to ensuring the digital well-being...

10:57
On Saturday, October 17, the National Suicide Hotline Designation Act (S.2661), legislation that will support the implementation of the future 9-8-8 crisis hotline, was signed into law. Robert Gebbia, CEO of the American Foundation for Suicide...


16 october 2020

20:17
Today, the Yes on Prop 24 campaign announced a critically important endorsement from the Sacramento Bee and Fresno Bee editorial board, which wrote: "We encourage all skeptical voters to review the ballot arguments carefully before deciding. But Prop...


15 october 2020

15:07
Today, the Yes on Prop 24 campaign announced an important endorsement from Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf in support of the measure to strengthen consumer privacy....

06:37
In recent years, the IRS has come under fire from some prominent critics in Congress about the fact that the agency seems to have disproportionately been targeting low-income taxpayers for audits and criminal tax investigations while letting...


14 october 2020

16:00
Illinois Assistant Majority Leader Will Davis (D-East Hazel Crest) was joined by fellow members of the legislative Black Caucus and cosponsors of the Path to 100 Act as he announced a new diversity and equity plan for renewable energy and called to...

14:05
With the introduction of his new PPP fraud defense website, Daniel Perlman gives individuals and small businesses facing charges for federal PPP loan fraud a way to defend their rights and get the powerful legal representation they deserve. "The...


12 october 2020

09:24
Geospark Analytics, the world class leader in developing applied artificial intelligence (AI) solutions for global threat and risk assessment, was just awarded a contract by the United States Department of State for use of the company's Hyperion...

08:38
Global pre-IPO due diligence specialist I-OnAsia is seeing change in attitudes towards transparency by Chinese executives pursuing IPOs on foreign exchanges....


11 october 2020

14:28
Fresh off working with Governor Gavin Newsom on the passage and signing of AB3121 and joining him for the historic bill signing, Ice Cube reveals his discussions and thoughts following conversations with both Presidential campaigns in his latest...


9 october 2020

17:11
Alkermes plc  today announced positive voting outcomes from the joint meeting of the Psychopharmacologic Drugs Advisory Committee and the Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committee, appointed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)....


8 october 2020

19:05
Following regular discussion with Congress about our federal funding needs for Fiscal Year 2021, Amtrak submitted a letter to Congress formalizing our ongoing request for up to $4.857 billion this fiscal year for Amtrak and our partners.   From the...

17:53
As talks continue about a long-overdue legislative package in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) Vice President Dayton (OH) Mayor Nan Whaley and Arlington (TX) Mayor Jeff Williams, Chair of the USCM Metro Economies...

13:18
The Government of Canada is committed to making railway operations as safe as possible by establishing rules, regulations and standards for Canada's railway system. Today, the Minister of Transport, the Honourable Marc Garneau, announced new measures...


7 october 2020

17:28
The American Council of the Blind celebrates on this day the advocates, industry, and congressional leaders who participated in the passage and signing of the 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010. The CVAA, which was signed...

16:34
Kymanox, a full-service life sciences solutions provider supporting commercialization of vital medicines and treatments, today announced the addition of two new executives. Evan Edwards has joined as Principal Executive Advisor and QuynhNhu Nguyen as...

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