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11 janvier 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 janvier 2019

07:00
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- 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...


8 janvier 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 janvier 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 janvier 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 décembre 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 décembre 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 décembre 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 décembre 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...

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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 décembre 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 décembre 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 décembre 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 décembre 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 novembre 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 novembre 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:...

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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 novembre 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 novembre 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...


14 novembre 2018

15:00
Automotive Electronics Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Component (Electronic Control Unit, Sensors, Current Carrying Devices), By Application, By Sales Channel, By Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2018 - 2025Read the full report:...


13 novembre 2018

10:00
Ball Aerospace recently received a Group Achievement Award from NASA's Ames Research Center in California's Silicon Valley, recognizing the company for the innovative solution that enabled the continued use of the Kepler spacecraft for the K2 science...


8 novembre 2018

09:58
One of our ongoing priorities is making sure consumers have access to the medicines that help keep them healthy. Part of this access includes the availability of safe and effective nonprescription, over-the-counter medications that can help empower...

08:00
MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The mission of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is to provide benefits and services to the veterans of the United States. In order to better serve veterans throughout the country, the VA is...


6 novembre 2018

13:46
NASA officials welcomed more than 400 participants with a stake in the future of Urban Air Mobility (UAM) to Seattle last week for a two-day gathering in which the agency presented its plans to host a series of Grand Challenges for the UAM community....


1 novembre 2018

17:34
SBA Administrator Linda McMahon and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie today announced a new partnership dedicated to supporting Veteran small businesses. Administrator McMahon and Secretary...


30 octobre 2018

13:30
October marks the 72nd celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). This year, people with disabilities and employers have clear reason to celebrate. More than 343,000 Americans with disabilities got new jobs last year, a...

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The Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) today announced the launch of Cambios en la Reforma de Impuestos, the Spanish-language version of the Taxpayer Advocate Service's recently launched Tax Reform Changes website. The site was created to assist...


29 octobre 2018

06:01
Days before the 2018 midterm elections, a new survey from PRRI finds that partisans see two entirely different American futures. The survey shows Republicans' vision for the country's future is increasingly distant from the vision shared by Democrats...


26 octobre 2018

15:07
Today, U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Linda E. McMahon issued the following statement after the Bureau of Economic Analysis reported the U.S. economy expanded at a higher-than-expected rate. According to the report, GDP grew at a...

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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development ("HUD") has announced the latest HUD-Held Vacant Loan Sale ("HVLS 2019-1"). On December 12th, 2018, HUD will offer multiple residential mortgage pools consisting of approximately 1,150 notes and...


25 octobre 2018

13:53
Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. today announced the release of a new brief on the evolution of federal labor and employment laws addressing discrimination and harassment. Authored by Wolters Kluwer's senior employment law analyst Lorene D....

11:14
Xeniya Crump, a 12-year-old resident of the Huntsville Housing Authority in Alabama, has been selected as the grand prize winner of the annual "What Home Means to Me" poster contest. Her work will grace the cover of the 2019 annual "What Home Means...

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WHAT:On November 2, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights will hold a public briefing to evaluate federal civil rights enforcement. Broadly, the Commission will delve into the question: is the federal government satisfying its obligation to the...


22 octobre 2018

13:44
On the eve of the biannual meeting of the USDA's National Organic Standards Board (NOSB), in St. Paul, Minnesota, The Cornucopia Institute has formally submitted a citizen's petition requesting the USDA ban use of wastewater from the oil and gas...

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The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned Donald Trump's use of a racist and Islamophobic "dog whistle" to promote his "divisive political agenda" prior to...

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The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and co-host International Council for Small Business (ICSB) are offering training for policy makers, economic development practitioners, educators, and resource stakeholders at George Washington University...


16 octobre 2018

09:57
The National Council on Disability ? an independent federal agency ? today released its latest report on trends regarding American workers with disabilities being paid below minimum wage, recent policy changes impacting this employment model, and...

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