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Aug 18, 2017, 18:00 ET California Alcohol Policy Alliance Announces Community rallies against 4:00 am bar closing

WHO: Community members and Public health and safety advocates speak out against proposed 4:00 am bar closing - Crisiti Walker, MADD...


Aug 18, 2017, 16:06 ET Teamsters Support Citizen Veto Of Right-To-Work Law In Missouri

The following is the official statement of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa on the efforts of thousands of Missourians to repeal SB 19, the...


Aug 18, 2017, 15:38 ET La Campaña para Niños Libres de Tabaco urge a las autoridades de EE. UU. a investigar a British American Tobacco por las denuncias de sobornos y corrupción generalizada en África

Tras las nuevas denuncias acerca de la conducta de British American Tobacco (BAT) en África –publicadas en el día de hoy por The Guardian– la...


Aug 18, 2017, 14:54 ET A Campanha para Crianças Livres do Tabaco exige que as autoridades dos EUA investiguem a British American Tobacco pelas alegações de subornos e corrupção generalizados na África

Após as alegações sobre a conduta da British American Tobacco (BAT) na África – publicadas hoje pelo jornal The Guardian – a Campanha para Crianças...


Aug 18, 2017, 14:53 ET ASLA Opposes Elimination of the Federal Flood Risk Management Standard (FFRMS)

In response to President Trump's executive order intended to streamline the environmental approval process for major infrastructure projects, Nancy...


Aug 18, 2017, 14:34 ET Los Angeles Calls for Trauma Informed Care

Today UMMA Community Clinic will host California Assembly member Reginald Byron Jones-Sawyer Sr. and community leaders to address the need for...


Aug 18, 2017, 14:09 ET Citing Charlottesville Unrest and its Harmful Effect on Children, First Book Provides Resources for Educators Serving Kids in Need

Our nation is reeling from the unrest in Charlottesville and the hateful rhetoric that is reverberating across the country. These groups and their...


Aug 18, 2017, 13:06 ET Coalition of Maritime Commerce Organizations Responds to Forensic Report on Asian Carp

On Friday, August 18, UnLock Our Jobs--a coalition of business and industry organizations dedicated to supporting the U.S. economy through the...


Aug 18, 2017, 12:46 ET ATA Concerned Reopening of GHG Phase 2 Rule Could Undermine Federal Uniformity

Today, the American Trucking Associations officials said they were concerned that by moving to reopen the second phase of its Greenhouse Gas...


Aug 18, 2017, 11:53 ET ASTRO supports U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission final rule

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) applauds the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for yesterday's announcement of...


Aug 18, 2017, 11:45 ET The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Urges U.S. Authorities to Investigate British American Tobacco for Allegations of Widespread Bribery and Corruption in Africa

Following new allegations about the conduct of British American Tobacco (BAT) in Africa –published today by The Guardian – the Campaign for...


Aug 18, 2017, 11:14 ET Russian Court Bans Bible Translation Published by Jehovah's Witnesses

On August 17, 2017, the Vyborg City Court in Russia ruled to ban the New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures (NWT), a Bible published by...


Aug 18, 2017, 07:55 ET Yisrayl Hawkins Exposes What the Bible Really Says About Worshipping "Mother Mary" in New Online Publication

Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor and Overseer at The House of Yahweh in Abilene, Texas, has released a new publication this week that he says will lift the...


Aug 18, 2017, 03:00 ET THE HUS.institute allana el camino hacia la era digital moderna

- THE HUS.institute allana el camino hacia la era digital moderna: El comité de expertos de transformación de Liechtenstein atrae el...


Aug 18, 2017, 03:00 ET THE HUS.institute aplanit la voie vers l'ère numérique moderne : le groupe de réflexion basé au Liechtenstein dresse un bilan après une première année

Disruption, mode panique, nouvel ordre mondial : les dernières années ont représenté un sérieux défi pour toutes les entreprises autour de la...


Aug 17, 2017, 18:01 ET SEIU Executive Vice President Valarie Long Resigns from President Trump's National Advisory Committee on Travel and Tourism Infrastructure

Valarie Long, Executive Vice President of SEIU, joins the growing chorus of labor and business leaders repudiating President Trump after he failed...


Aug 17, 2017, 17:30 ET Virginia Petroleum Council to Gov. McAuliffe: Virginians benefit from safe offshore energy development

The Virginia Petroleum Council Executive Director Miles Morin released the following statement in response to Governor McAuliffe's comments...


Aug 17, 2017, 16:13 ET Teamsters, School District Of Philadelphia Reach Tentative Agreement

Teamsters Local 502/Commonwealth Association of School Administrators and the School District of Philadelphia reached a tentative agreement today...


Aug 17, 2017, 15:48 ET Massachusetts Nurses Association Statement on the Attorney General's Letter about the former North Adams Regional Hospital's Endowment Funds and Trustee Action Related to the Hospital's Illegal Closure

The following is a statement from the Massachusetts Nurses Association regarding the Aug. 9, 2017 letter from the Attorney General's Office to...


Aug 17, 2017, 15:26 ET Family Research Council's Tony Perkins Calls for Day of Prayer for America's Healing

Family Research Council President Tony Perkins released the following statement calling the nation to prayer and reconciliation as the national...


Aug 17, 2017, 15:00 ET 'Billion Dollar Roundtable' Now Includes LGBT, Disability, And Veteran-Owned Businesses In Corporate Supply Chains

The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBT community, and the USBLN (US Business Leadership...


Aug 17, 2017, 14:30 ET API: Expanding offshore energy opportunities will benefit American energy consumers

API today urged the administration to expand the next five-year offshore oil and natural gas leasing program to include areas of the Outer...


Aug 17, 2017, 13:00 ET A Roadmap to Job-Creating Transportation Infrastructure

The Center for Opportunity Urbanism's (COU) new report on the nation's infrastructure, "A Roadmap to Job-Creating Transportation Infrastructure:...


Aug 17, 2017, 12:45 ET The Last Four Letters of American Are 'I CAN'

Statesman and former Dallas School Board alumni, Ron Price, spoke to local media yesterday regarding the situation in Charlottesville, VA, and the...


Aug 17, 2017, 12:17 ET CAIR Condemns Trump's Tweet in Support of 'Beautiful' Confederate Statues

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned tweets by...