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Mar 16, 2017, 00:35 ET Statement From Ovation TV In Response To President Trump's Plan To Defund The National Endowment for the Arts And National Endowment for the Humanities

"The decision to eliminate the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities is a new low point for the...


Mar 15, 2017, 14:53 ET Mayor Ronald G. Dumas To Reopen L'Ouverture School

Less than one hundred days in office, the Honorable Mayor Ronald G. Dumas has cleaned up his Town of Meridian. Financially and physically,...


Mar 14, 2017, 20:15 ET Paralyzed Veterans of America Applauds VA's Action for Veterans with Service-Connected Diseases as Result of Camp Lejeune Water Supply

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) today commended the VA for the long-awaited rule to establish presumptions for the service...


Mar 14, 2017, 16:16 ET OIAC Celebrated the Iranian New Year (Nowruz) on Capitol Hill

Bipartisan members of the United States Congress and their staff joined Iranian Americans to celebrate Iranian New Year (Nowruz) and support...


Mar 13, 2017, 19:07 ET Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare Commends the Confirmation of Seema Verma as Administrator of CMS

The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare – a coalition of home health providers dedicated to improving the integrity, quality, and efficiency of...


Mar 13, 2017, 19:06 ET ADVI Congratulates Seema Verma On Her Confirmation As CMS Administrator

ADVI CEO Marc Samuels issued the following statement congratulating Seema Verma following her confirmation as Administrator of the Centers for...


Mar 13, 2017, 18:10 ET AllSportsMarket Ambassadors Zack Ward, Bernie Nicholls and Clipper Darrell Say (Let's) "Make Sports Great Again!"

AllSportsMarket (ASM), The World's First (and only) Sports Stock Market, brand ambassadors Zack Ward, Bernie Nicholls and Clipper Darrell say let's...


Mar 13, 2017, 10:55 ET Republican Health Reform Bill Could Bring Down Premiums 25 Percent By Adding Stabilization and Innovation Grants

Today Communicating for America (CA) called on Congress to provide "stabilization funds" in the recent Republican-introduced American Health Care...


Mar 12, 2017, 22:20 ET CAIR Calls on GOP to Repudiate Iowa Rep. Steve King's 'Racist' Tweet

The Iowa chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Iowa) today called on state and national Republican Party leaders to repudiate...


Mar 10, 2017, 09:00 ET On April 8, 2017 Unite America USA Will Hold Its First March in Los Angeles

Unite America USA holds its first event on April 8, 2017. Starting at 8:00 a.m. PST, people will gather at Exposition Park in Los Angeles. There,...


Mar 09, 2017, 16:50 ET North Carolina Ophthalmologists Oppose HB 36

House Bill 36 in the North Carolina General Assembly is meeting fierce opposition from medical doctors across the state. A recent article in the...


Mar 09, 2017, 15:02 ET Teamsters: Defeat Of Amendments To Repeal Excise Tax An Attack On Middle Class

The Teamsters Union denounced the defeat of two amendments offered in committee to the American Health Care Act (AHCA) that would have permanently...


Mar 09, 2017, 12:12 ET Missouri School of Journalism Sees Opportunities for a New Golden Age for Journalism's Role in Society, Democracy

Confronting a maelstrom of changes in the environment for journalism, the Missouri School of Journalism today affirmed the important role...


Mar 09, 2017, 09:00 ET New Report Offers The Federal Government Recommendations To Dramatically Increase Food Donations And Reduce The 40% Of Food Wasted In U.S.

A number of federal laws and policies strive to enhance food recovery, yet many fail to address the needs facing the evolving landscape of food...


Mar 09, 2017, 06:00 ET House Leadership Renews Push to Reinstate Horse Slaughter in US

EWA has learned that Mr. Douglas A. Glenn, Director, Office of Financial Management, Department of the Interior, has notified his department in a...


Mar 08, 2017, 18:37 ET California DMV Grants Uber Permit to Test Robot Cars in State; Consumer Watchdog Warns Cars Shouldn't Carry Passengers While Being Tested

Uber today received a permit from the California Department of Motor Vehicles to test its robot cars in the state and Consumer Watchdog warned that...


Mar 08, 2017, 18:11 ET "Right to Repair" Legislation is Wrong for Nebraska Consumers and Businesses

The following statement has been issued by the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) and the Entertainment Software Association...


Mar 08, 2017, 16:01 ET Monster and Job Corps Testify Before Congress on Importance of Bridging 'Skills Gap'

Earlier today, former U.S. House of Representatives Labor, Health and Human Services and Education (Labor-HHS) Appropriations Subcommittee Chair...


Mar 08, 2017, 15:38 ET American Diabetes Association® Expresses Deep Concerns with Affordable Care Act Repeal Legislation and Impact on Millions with Diabetes

In response to the release of the recent legislation proposed to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the American Diabetes...


Mar 08, 2017, 15:12 ET Republican Plan Worsens ObamaCare Wreckage, States Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS)

After three election cycles of posturing while the effects of the Affordable Care Act (ACA or "ObamaCare") became deeply entrenched, Republicans...


Mar 08, 2017, 15:11 ET March 24 "Israel Lobby and American Policy" conference program at the National Press Club

The March 24 all-day conference "The Israel Lobby and American Policy" at the National Press Club features the following...


Mar 08, 2017, 14:00 ET Investor Expectations and New Administration Goals Clash: Key Finding in New Proxy Preview Report from As You Sow, Si2 and Proxy Impact

With a new administration in the White House and major policy shifts underway, shareholder proponents will focus this spring on preserving hard-won...


Mar 07, 2017, 19:03 ET Trump's Impact on Future Business in the United States

Donald Trump's ascendancy to President of the United States promises to bring big change for business. Controversial campaign rhetoric targeting...


Mar 07, 2017, 18:29 ET Kidney Patient Press Conference on Capitol Hill

Today on Capitol Hill kidney patients, living organ donors and Members of Congress held a press conference to urge support for living donors and...


Mar 07, 2017, 16:38 ET NLC Statement on House Plan to Replace the Affordable Care Act

Yesterday evening, House Republicans unveiled a plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The plan removes the mandate for health...