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Mar 21, 2017, 08:15 ET Abila Releases Enhancements and Upgrades to netFORUM Pro

Abila, the leading provider of software and services to associations, nonprofits, and government entities, announced today a number of new features...


Mar 20, 2017, 16:46 ET Orland Fire Protection District hosts forum March 29 to address growing drug use dangers

Heroin use continues to be a growing threat to communities and needs to be checked, community leaders and first responders will argue at a public...


Mar 20, 2017, 15:12 ET Irma Esparza Diggs Joins National League of Cities to Lead Federal Advocacy

The National League of Cities (NLC) welcomes Irma Esparza Diggs as senior executive and director of the organization's federal advocacy. In her...


Mar 20, 2017, 00:39 ET New Analysis Maps Local Impact of Immigration on Schools Nationwide

A new report by the Center for Immigration Studies merges Census Bureau data with Google maps to provide a visual representation of the impact of...


Mar 16, 2017, 18:53 ET Muslim Jewish Advisory Council Salutes Senators' Letter on Hate Crimes

The Muslim-Jewish Advisory Council held its third meeting since its launch in November. The Council praised the letter on hate crimes signed by 25...


Mar 16, 2017, 18:31 ET Center for Education Reform Calls Budget Proposal "A Hopeful Sign for Student-Centered Education"

The Center for Education Reform today described the Trump administration's proposed budget for the U.S. Department of Education as a "more...


Mar 16, 2017, 16:05 ET Trump's First Budget Proposals Leave Much Unanswered

The Concord Coalition expressed disappointment today that President Trump's initial set of budget proposals does not include any deficit reduction...


Mar 16, 2017, 15:04 ET Trump Budget Fails Working People, AFGE Union Leader Says

American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. issued the following statement on the budget blueprint released by...


Mar 16, 2017, 11:11 ET Alliance Opposes Unprecedented Proposed Cuts to State Department

The Trump administration released its budget calling for an unprecedented cut of 28 percent to the Department of State, and significant but...


Mar 16, 2017, 09:27 ET Budget Cuts to Science Agencies Short-sighted and Dangerous

This statement is attributable to Christine McEntee, Executive Director and CEO of the American Geophysical Union (AGU): "President Trump's...


Mar 16, 2017, 07:00 ET Lloyd Claycomb Offers In-Depth Look at Trump's Recent RNC Spring Retreat Appearance

As attendee of the recent RNC Spring Retreat, Lloyd Claycomb enjoyed the opportunity to not only meet and talk with top GOP donors and lawmakers...


Mar 16, 2017, 00:44 ET Ovation Recruits National And Local Arts Organizations For STAND FOR THE ARTS Coalition

In response to recent reports regarding the possible defunding of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Ovation has recruited the support of...


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...