Advocacy Group Opinion This category contains the most recent releases and statements from a huge range of advocacy and lobby groups and coalitions. Find responses to political and policy decisions, calls for investigations and action, and announcements of new partnerships, protests, legal actions, fundraising events, educational efforts and awareness campaigns. This section also contains results and reports from studies, opinion polls, and surveys.

Latest

16 May, 2017, 11:03 ET As Nevada State Assembly Poised to Act on anti-BDS Legislation, CUFI Holds Night to Honor Israel in Las Vegas

On Monday, Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation's largest pro-Israel organization, held a Night to Honor Israel featuring the group's...


16 May, 2017, 10:46 ET Flood Insurance, Tax Reform Top Issues as Realtors® Head to Washington

Nearly 9,000 Realtors® and industry guests are descending upon Washington this week to address regulators and members of Congress on key industry...


16 May, 2017, 10:00 ET Chemical Distributors Advocate for Association Health Plans and Regulatory Reform on Capitol Hill

More than 90 members of the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) are descending on Capitol Hill today to urge nearly 200...


16 May, 2017, 09:45 ET California Governor Jerry Brown Joins AJC Initiative Against BDS

AJC praised California Governor Jerry Brown for signing the Governors United Against BDS statement, an AJC initiative that governors across the...


15 May, 2017, 21:45 ET U.S. Supreme Court Hands Collection Industry a Win in Case Supported by ACA International

ACA International, the Association of Credit and Collection Professionals, lauds the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to reverse the Eleventh...


15 May, 2017, 19:35 ET La California Independent Oil Marketers Association (CIOMA) informa que el Área de la Bahía enfrenta una oleada de cierres de tiendas de conveniencia

Cientos de tiendas de conveniencia y miles de empleados en el Área de la Bahía están siendo amenazados por legislación que prohibirá la venta de...


15 May, 2017, 18:05 ET Rolling Thunder®, Inc.'s 30th Anniversary Memorial Demonstration Still Asking Accountability for Prisoners of War/Missing in Action

This year is the 30th Anniversary Demonstration in support of POW/MIA and Veterans' Issues. Speakers for this year include Dr. James Shulkin,...


15 May, 2017, 17:27 ET Diesel Technology Forum Statement On new study on "Impacts and mitigation of excess diesel-related NOx emissions in 11 major vehicle markets" in the journal Nature

Improved "real-world" vehicle testing standards and increased adoption of new diesel technology to replace older diesels would play a major role in...


15 May, 2017, 17:02 ET Arizona Mining Association Brings Together Arizona Leaders to Support Continued Operation of Navajo Generating Station at Local Rally

The Arizona Mining Association today brought together policymakers, tribal leaders and industry members to demonstrate support for long-term...


15 May, 2017, 16:38 ET Michigan Senate Budget Recommendation Will Hurt Corrections Staff and Inmates

SEIU One Voice Campaign issued the following statement on the Michigan Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Corrections proposed budget cuts: "The...


15 May, 2017, 16:02 ET Mothers and Wives of Teamster Budweiser Delivery Drivers Pen Open Letter for Mother's Day

The mothers and wives of striking workers at Clare Rose – the Budweiser distributor for Long Island – sent an open "Mother's Day letter" to the...


15 May, 2017, 15:45 ET Ending Prohibition in NY State: Can It Be Done by Constitutional Convention?

As cannabis industry leaders gather in Washington, DC, to lobby the nation's congressmen to relax federal laws prohibiting the sale and use of...


15 May, 2017, 15:28 ET The American Legion and Student Veterans of America to hold G.I. Bill roundtable Thursday

The American Legion and Student Veterans of America will convene a Post-9/11 G.I. Bill Roundtable on Thursday, May 18th to discuss how to improve...


15 May, 2017, 14:51 ET California Independent Oil Marketers Association (CIOMA) Reports Bay Area Risks Tidal Wave of Convenience Store Closures

Hundreds of convenience stores and thousands of employees throughout the Bay Area are being threatened by legislation that would ban the sale of...


15 May, 2017, 14:45 ET Family Research Council Praises Trump Administration's Sweeping Implementation of Pro-life Mexico City Policy

Today the Trump administration's State Department began the implementation of the Mexico City Policy, a policy dating back to every Republican...


15 May, 2017, 14:08 ET USW Challenges B&H Photo Video to Resolve Issues in Negotiations, Refutes Electronics Retailer's Anti-Worker Smears

The United Steelworkers (USW) today issued the following statement from District 4 Director John Shinn: "The USW is committed to keeping more than...


15 May, 2017, 12:34 ET National Coalition to Senators: No Vote on FERC Commissioners Until Hearings on FERC's Abuses and Investigations Into Trump's Connections to Russia Conclude

A coalition of national and regional organizations sent a letter today to Senator Lisa Murkowski, chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural...


15 May, 2017, 11:04 ET AARP Urges Senate to Start From Scratch on Health Care Bill, Begins Notifying Millions of Members How House Reps Voted

AARP today sent a letter to every member of the U.S. Senate urging them to start from scratch on the health care legislation passed by the U.S....


15 May, 2017, 09:49 ET Jolywood Sends Letter to United States International Trade Commission

Jolywood (Taizhou) Solar Technology Co. Ltd. recently submitted a letter to the United States International Trade Commision (USITC) in response to...


15 May, 2017, 09:14 ET Trucking Moves America Forward Supports 2017 Infrastructure Week Advocating for Better Roads and Bridges to Move Economy Forward

Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF), the industry-wide image and education movement, is pleased to announce it will be an official affiliate of...


12 May, 2017, 19:57 ET Trial Lawyers Thomas R. Kline, and Robert J. Mongeluzzi Endorse PA Attorney General's Prosecution Of Engineer in May 12, 2015 Fatal Amtrak Derailment

Trial attorneys Thomas R. Kline, and Robert J. Mongeluzzi this evening, following the announcement by state Attorney General Josh Shapiro,...


12 May, 2017, 17:37 ET Family Research Council Congratulates Ken Blackwell on Appointment to Presidential Commission on Election Integrity

Yesterday, President Donald Trump announced the formation of a bipartisan Presidential Commission on Election Integrity chaired by Vice President...


12 May, 2017, 17:05 ET First Liberty Institute's Statement on Fired Substitute Teacher's Reinstatement

After almost 5-years of litigation and negotiation, substitute teacher Walt Tutka has resolved his claim of religious discrimination against the...


12 May, 2017, 14:56 ET ACRU Salutes President Trump for New Commission on Election Integrity

President Trump's creation of a blue ribbon panel to investigate weaknesses in America's election systems is "necessary and long overdue," said...