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12 february 2019

15:50
The Siena College Research Institute (SCRI) will release its 6th Survey of U.S. Presidents on Wednesday, February 13th. Beginning one year after a new President takes office, the survey, conducted since 1982, ranks all 44 Presidents in 20 different...


11 february 2019

13:21
Today, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released additional data from our joint FDA/CDC 2018 National Youth Tobacco Survey. These data are a sobering reminder of the initial results we shared last fall indicating a rampant...


7 february 2019

17:41
Today on Capitol Hill, the National League of Cities (NLC), federal leaders and representatives from state municipal leagues held a briefing on the federal-local partnership needed to solve the most pressing challenges of our time, including...


6 february 2019

13:01
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12:00
Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime), a leading pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) serving more than 27 million members nationally, released the following statement from Mike Kolar, its senior vice president and general counsel, in response to the Health and...


5 february 2019

23:04
Today, U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Linda E. McMahon issued the following response to President Donald J. Trump's 2019 State of the Union Address: "President Trump delivered an optimistic vision for...

22:50
The following statement was issued by Dan Stein, president of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), in response to President Trump's remarks regarding border security and immigration in the State of the Union address:...

22:27
The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) commends President Trump's State of the Union pledge to end HIV transmission by 2030. "As state and territorial public health leaders, we are eager to...


30 january 2019

09:00
The Temporary Emergency Committee (TEC) of the Board of Governors of the U.S. Postal Service will meet Feb. 8, 2019 in open session at the Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square, 75 East State Street, Columbus, OH. The public is welcome to observe...


29 january 2019

08:54
At the conclusion of the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) 87th Annual Winter Meeting on Friday, January 25, 2019, where mayors unanimously passed an emergency resolution calling on Congress and the President to re-open the federal...


25 january 2019

15:46
American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. today issued the following statement: "For 35 days and counting, 800,000 federal employees have been locked out of their jobs or forced to...

11:43
American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. today issued the following statement: "As the representative of the more than 45,000 Transportation Security Officers (TSOs) who perform...


24 january 2019

16:50
The National Park Foundation, National Park Service, and King family announced today that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s home in the historic Vine City neighborhood of Atlanta, Georgia, will be made accessible to the public for the first time as part...


23 january 2019

14:42
Coastline College is pleased to announce the immediate availability of scholarship funding to cover tuition for their Coast Guard students whose tuition assistance is being impacted by the government shutdown. Due to the...


22 january 2019

13:27
Former Vice President Joe Biden will address the nation's mayors during the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) 87th Annual Winter Meeting on Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 8:45 am ET.  The Winter Meeting, which will be held at the Capital...


18 january 2019

16:44
NHCAGroup, a health care watchdog group that has uncovered serious fraud and kickbacks, is praising comments by Attorney General nominee William Barr in which he pledged to "diligently enforce the False Claims Act" and protect whistleblowers if he is...


17 january 2019

11:56
The head of the union council representing more than 33,000 federal correctional workers nationwide is warning U.S. senators that the government shutdown, now the longest in history, is upending officers' lives and putting them in greater danger....

07:00
The Berlitz Corporation is providing free language learning for government employees affected by the shutdown. "The shutdown presents a challenging time for government employees, so we at Berlitz wanted to offer those impacted the opportunity to...


11 january 2019

11:51
About 800,000 federal employees will miss their first paycheck of the year starting today, Jan. 11, as the partial government shutdown enters Day 21. In response, American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. issued...


10 january 2019

07:00
Citing the fact that both legal and illegal immigration will soon be the driving force behind our nation's population growth, NPG President Donald Mann called on the nation's leaders to use the current stalemate over border wall funding to launch a...


8 january 2019

16:06
On Jan. 7, 2019, National Grid and United Steelworkers Locals 12003 and 12012-04 ratified a tentative 5 1/2 -year agreement that was reached Jan. 2. The new agreement covers approximately 1,250 gas workers across eastern Massachusetts and ends a...

12:09
Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. has issued a new white paper, "Analysis of the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act of 2018 (Perkins V)." This white paper is the latest addition to...


7 january 2019

19:26
BioFluidica, a privately held cancer diagnostics company, has been awarded two separate SBIR Phase I NIH grants, the first in support of "Parallel and high throughput isolation of cancer cell derived extracellular vesicles," and the second in support...

12:34
Digital technologies create new opportunities to transform health care and empower patients to make better informed decisions about their health. Digital tools are rapidly evolving, and to keep pace with this promising innovation, the FDA must...


4 january 2019

13:24
Lt. Gen. (Ret.) William Boykin, Family Research Council's Executive Vice President, released the following statement in response to a U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit decision vacating a temporary injunction against the Trump...

13:03
The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) is echoing calls from members of the U.S. House urging the Social Security Administration (SSA) to abandon their anti-union policies.  AFGE stands with members of...


21 december 2018

18:15
Today, President Donald Trump signed the Juvenile Justice Reform Act of 2018, which reauthorizes the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA) and supports state efforts to improve their juvenile justice systems, protect kids, and build...

11:43
The new farm bill, signed into law December 20 by President Trump, will serve the public by investing in a strong food safety net, nutrition education programs that promote healthy people, and a robust food system and strengthened economy, according...

09:41
Green Growth Brands (GGB or the Company) recognizes the monumental shift in policy brought about by President Donald Trump's signing of the 2018 Farm Bill yesterday. The Farm Bill, which is renewed approximately every four years, removes industrial...


20 december 2018

16:13
Five decades of hemp prohibition ended today when the 2018 Farm Bill was signed into law by President Trump. The new law officially removes hemp and its extracts from the federal list of controlled substances and legalizes hemp production in all 50...

16:13
1933 Industries Inc. (the "Company" or "1933 Industries") a licensed cultivator and producer of cannabis flower and concentrates and manufacturer of hemp/CBD products in Nevada, Colorado and California, announces the passing of the Agriculture...

10:57
America's Promise Alliance is disappointed in the recommendation from the Federal Commission on School Safety that the U.S. Department of Education rescind the 2014 "Rethinking Discipline" guidance and urge Secretary Devos not to do so. The 2014...


19 december 2018

10:48
The combination of the rising stock market, strong economy and change in the tax code resulted in charitable donations by American individuals, bequests, foundations and corporations reaching just over $410 billion in 2017. But, because the new tax...


12 december 2018

17:03
Today, President Trump signed an Executive Order establishing the White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council. The Council, chaired by Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson and comprised of 13 Federal agencies, including the...

15:39
The U.S. Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) again received the top ranking among small Federal agencies as a Best Place to Work in the Federal Government, according to the 2018 rankings released today by the nonprofit Partnership for...

12:08
The American Dental Association (ADA) commends Congress for passing the Action for Dental Health Act. For years, dentists have worked to improve access to oral health care for underserved Americans and have championed this patient-benefiting...

11:00
Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce's Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), is announcing grant awards of nearly $2 million to four Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). In June 2018, MBDA invited HBCUs to propose projects...

10:16
Ensuring the safety of our nation's drug supply is a cornerstone of our consumer protection mission. Overseeing the quality and safety of pharmaceutical manufacturing is key to these efforts. With the emergence of new markets, supply chains are more...

10:06
Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce's Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) is announcing grant awards of more than $3 million to support programs for American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian-owned enterprises. "The Minority...


11 december 2018

13:34
A prominent organic industry watchdog, The Cornucopia Institute, has released a report on "organic" hydroponics, exposing a rapidly accelerating trend in organic fruit and vegetable production: the shift to growing produce in industrial settings,...


10 december 2018

12:50
The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, by majority vote, adopted several key civil rights positions: Urging the 116th Congress to prioritize civil rights oversight and legislation because of the pressing need to restore our national commitment to...


7 december 2018

13:49
ICE Out of Marin y Justicia Para Todos, a coalition focused on ending deportations of Marin residents and curtailing local law enforcement's cooperation with federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), held a community rally prior to a...


1 december 2018

18:19
Below is a statement by U.S. Conference of Mayors President and Columbia (SC) Mayor Steve Benjamin on the passing of President George H.W. Bush: "While we mourn the passing of President George H.W. Bush, we celebrate and honor his extraordinary...


30 november 2018

19:32
In response to the release of new guidance from the Office of Special Counsel which states that talking about impeachment or "the Resistance" may constitute prohibited activity under the Hatch Act, American Federation of Government Employees National...

11:38
Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) of the Department of Commerce awarded over $13 million to 35 projects in communities across the country. The grants, which are part of MBDA's...


29 november 2018

14:05
FlyersRights.org has released 20 detailed passenger complaints of in-flight sexual assaults made to the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), obtained pursuant to Freedom of Information Act requests, and posted them on its website at:...

12:00
Three space travelers, including two astronauts on their first flight, are scheduled to launch to the International Space Station on Monday, Dec. 3 for a six-and-a-half month mission. Live coverage will air on NASA Television and the agency's...


27 november 2018

20:40
The National Community Pharmacists Association, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, and the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy issued the following statement regarding the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) release on...

09:05
FDA Selects LifeSphere MultiVigilance, Medical Information, and Product Complaints as Components of Their New Integrated Safety Platform The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has selected Booz Allen Hamilton to support development,...


15 november 2018

13:14
The FDA's announcement today of proposed steps to prevent youth use of flavored e-cigarettes, cigars and cigarettes shows that the agency is serious about taking action to close the "on ramp" to nicotine addiction for kids. Banning menthol cigarettes...

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