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Feb 17, 2017, 13:20 ET EEI President Tom Kuhn Congratulates Scott Pruitt on His Confirmation as EPA Administrator

EEI President Tom Kuhn today issued the following statement on Scott Pruitt's confirmation as Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator....


Feb 17, 2017, 13:11 ET Liberty Bakery Kitchen Employees Vote To Join Teamsters

Workers at Liberty Bakery Kitchen in Brockton voted this week to join Local 653, joining a dozen drivers at the facility that produces donuts for...


Feb 17, 2017, 12:55 ET Fé y atención médica: T.B. Joshua financia la cirugía de garganta de un joven

El Tercer Objetivo de Desarrollo Sostenible de la ONU, que promueve las salud y el bienestar para todos, ayuda a equilibrar la provisión de...


Feb 17, 2017, 12:37 ET Investors Urge Banks to Support Re-routing Dakota Access Pipeline, Protect Water

A coalition of over 130 investors representing over $685 Billion in assets under management called on banks financing the Dakota Access Pipeline...


Feb 17, 2017, 12:15 ET Vaccine Safety Documentary Widens Release to Europe Despite Censorship Attempts

America's most controversial documentary, Vaxxed: From Cover-Up to Catastrophe from Cinema Libre Studios, premiered in Belgium, the U.K and France...


Feb 17, 2017, 12:01 ET 139 Representatives Win FRC Action's 'True Blue' Award for Unwavering Support of the Family

Family Research Council (FRC) Action honored Members of Congress with its "True Blue" award for the Member's unwavering commitment and consistent...


Feb 17, 2017, 09:31 ET Forest Products Employees Hit Capitol Hill To Share Local Impacts Of Legislation And Regulations

American workers employed in the U.S. forest products industry visited Washington, D.C., this week to meet with members of Congress and...


Feb 17, 2017, 09:00 ET Foundation for Ethnic Understanding Announces Thousands To Rally In Times Square This Sunday In Solidarity With Muslims

New Yorkers of all faiths and ethnic backgrounds will join hip-hop pioneer Russell Simmons, and Chairman of the Foundation for Ethnic...


Feb 17, 2017, 08:51 ET USW Lauds Bipartisan Effort to Defeat New Hampshire "Right-to-Work"

The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that the union is gratified that House members in New Hampshire soundly defeated so-called "right-to-work"...


Feb 17, 2017, 08:15 ET American Legion asks VA Secretary to reverse Black Hills call

National Commander Charles E. Schmidt of The American Legion is calling on VA Secretary David Shulkin to reverse the department's decision made...


Feb 17, 2017, 05:12 ET Glaube und Gesundheitsfürsorge: T.B. Joshua finanziert Jungen eine Halsoperation

Das dritte UN-Ziel zur nachhaltigen Entwicklung, das Gesundheit und Wohlbefinden für alle fördern soll, trägt zu einem Gleichgewicht zwischen...


Feb 17, 2017, 05:10 ET Religion et santé : T.B. Joshua finance l'opération chirurgicale de la gorge d'un jeune garçon

L'Objectif de développement durable numéro 3 de l'ONU, qui fait la promotion de la santé et du bien-être pour tous, aide à équilibrer la...


Feb 17, 2017, 04:05 ET Wieder aufgelebter Protest gegen Allianz wegen Nichtauszahlung von Versicherungen für Holocaust-Überlebende während dem PGA-Golfturnier in Boca Raton in Florida mit Rekordanzahl an Protestteilnehmern

Holocaust-Überlebende, die es nach Südflorida verschlagen hat, haben in den vergangenen sieben Jahren bei dem hiesigen, alljährlichen...


Feb 16, 2017, 20:15 ET Dr. Cornel West and Attorney Malik Z. Shabazz News Conference

On Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, a critical national town hall meeting and historic debate will take...


Feb 16, 2017, 20:05 ET Outdoor Industry, Governor Herbert Disagree on Public Lands Protections, Utah's Recreation Economy

Outdoor Industry Association, representing more than 1200 outdoor businesses nationally, including more than 50 in Utah, today held a call with...


Feb 16, 2017, 19:25 ET Dangerous 4 a.m. Bar Bill Provokes Immediate Statewide Opposition

California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA) launched a statewide campaign today to stop a dangerous bill that would allow alcohol-serving...


Feb 16, 2017, 16:28 ET Head of Largest VA Union Urges Lawmakers to Protect Workers' Representation Rights

The head of the largest union representing federal and D.C government workers today urged Congress and the Trump administration to protect the...


Feb 16, 2017, 16:25 ET The Latino Coalition Enthusiastically Supports Alexander Acosta as the Right Choice for U.S. Labor Secretary and a Champion for American Workers

The Latino Coalition (TLC), the leading national non-partisan advocacy organization representing Hispanic businesses and consumers, issued the...


Feb 16, 2017, 16:20 ET AJC Dismayed by President Trump's Treatment of Reporter, Unwillingness to Address Issue of Anti-Semitism

AJC CEO David Harris issued the following statement, after President Donald J. Trump's press conference earlier today: During President Trump's...


Feb 16, 2017, 16:12 ET SOCMA Congratulates Representative Mick Mulvaney on Appointment to White House Office of Management and Budget

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) today congratulates Representative Mick Mulvaney of South Carolina on being...


Feb 16, 2017, 15:17 ET The Shifting Uncertainty of Healthcare

A December 2016 analysis by the Kaiser Family Foundation illustrates how prescription medications will be a large portion of overall healthcare...


Feb 16, 2017, 15:16 ET SAF To Dominant Media: It's Not 'Gun Violence,' It's 'Gang Violence!'

The Second Amendment Foundation today criticized the dominant media for its continued subliminal campaign to blame firearms for the carnage in...


Feb 16, 2017, 15:01 ET Teamsters Applaud Defeat Of Right-To-Work Legislation In New Hampshire

The Teamsters Union applauds the defeat of right-to-work legislation in New Hampshire today, where the House of Representatives voted 200-177 in a...


Feb 16, 2017, 14:45 ET CUFI Places Full Page Ads in DC Papers in Support of Friedman Nomination

This week, Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation's largest pro-Israel organization, ran a Washington-based ad campaign in support of...


Feb 16, 2017, 14:19 ET House and Senate Members Move to Make New Markets Tax Credit Permanent

Legislation was introduced in the House and Senate to secure the future of the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC). Congressman Pat Tiberi (R-OH) and two...