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Jan 17, 2017, 21:05 ET American Legion blasts Manning commutation

The leader of the nation's largest veterans organization criticized President Obama's decision today to commute the sentence of an ex-soldier...


Jan 17, 2017, 18:06 ET FRC's Lt. Gen. Jerry Boykin Statement on Pres. Obama Commuting Most of Bradley Manning's Sentence

President Obama announced today that he will commute most of the remaining prison sentence of Bradley Manning, the national security leaker, whose...


Jan 17, 2017, 15:26 ET ATA Hires John Drake as Senior Vice President of Legislative Affairs

Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear announced the trucking group has hired transportation veteran John Drake...


Jan 17, 2017, 10:24 ET Bloomberg BNA And EY To Host Complimentary Briefing On DOJ & SEC Enforcement Trends January 24

Bloomberg BNA and EY today announced that they will be hosting a complimentary briefing the afternoon of Tuesday, January 24 that will delve...


Jan 17, 2017, 10:05 ET Agriculture Department seeks comments on national organic check-off

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on Tuesday announced it is seeking public comments to a proposal for a nationwide research and promotion...


Jan 17, 2017, 09:00 ET Hallmark Obama Administration Labor & Employment Initiatives Under Fire In 2017 From President Trump And GOP Congress

The Trump administration and the Republican-controlled Congress are taking square aim at a number of the signature labor and employment...


Jan 17, 2017, 08:50 ET Affiliated Monitors, Inc. Announces the Hiring of Rodney A. Grandon

Affiliated Monitors, Inc. (AMI) today announced the hiring of Rodney A. Grandon as Managing Director, Government Services. Grandon was most...


Jan 17, 2017, 08:30 ET TFAH: CDC to Lose More than $5 Billion, States to Lose More than $3 Billion to Fight Health Epidemics over Five Years, if the ACA and Prevention and Public Health Fund are Repealed

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) would lose 12 percent of its annual budget if the Prevention and Public Health Fund, part...


Jan 16, 2017, 16:40 ET A Martin Luther King Jr. Day message from Greenlining Realty USA founder, Lamell McMorris

In March of 1968, Dr. Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. gave a powerful speech on "the other America" describing 2 separate and distinct American...


Jan 16, 2017, 15:57 ET Social Security Battle Now Trump And Dems Vs Congressional Repubs, write Robert Weiner, former White House spokesman/House Aging Committee Director and senior policy analyst Ben Lasky

Former White House Spokesman Robert Weiner, former Director of the House Aging Committee, and senior policy analyst Ben Lasky argue in an op-ed...


Jan 16, 2017, 07:55 ET An Open Letter to President-Elect Trump Urges Legalizing Cannabis Nationwide

Alexander Nachman, one of the nation's leading experts on the medicinal, social and economic benefits of legalizing cannabis, wrote an open letter...


Jan 14, 2017, 15:10 ET Statement By Robert L. Johnson Urging Congress To Adopt A Resolution By Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) To Increase Minority Hiring And Minority Business Opportunities

Robert L. Johnson, founder and chairman of The RLJ Companies and founder of Black Entertainment Television (BET) today issued the following...


Jan 13, 2017, 17:34 ET Family Research Council Praises Passage of Obamacare Repeal Resolution

Family Research Council today praised House passage of the "Repeal Resolution," the budget which established the process for the House and Senate...


Jan 13, 2017, 17:10 ET SAF Attorneys File For Summary Judgment In Seattle Records Lawsuit

Attorneys representing the Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) and its news publication, TheGunMag.com, today filed for summary judgment in a lawsuit...


Jan 13, 2017, 08:49 ET ProfNet Experts Available on Obamacare, Cosmetic Treatments, Travel Destinations, More

Below are experts from the ProfNet network who are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. You can also submit a query to the...


Jan 13, 2017, 06:30 ET Passport Index launches new update

Germany takes the lead. Singapore becomes second. MONTREAL, Jan. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Passport Index, the real-time global ranking of the...


Jan 13, 2017, 05:35 ET Physician Groups Applaud FDA for Distinguishable Biologics Naming; Disappointed in 'Random' Suffix That Could Weaken Achievement

Biologics Prescribers Collaborative (BPC) applauds the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for issuing final guidance calling for...


Jan 12, 2017, 20:37 ET JDRF Encouraged by Medicare Decision to Take First Step Toward Coverage of Continuous Glucose Monitors for People with Type 1 Diabetes

JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, is pleased to announce that after more than a decade of advocacy...


Jan 12, 2017, 17:15 ET 2017 Grant Funding Guide Released For Law Enforcement Agencies Seeking Body Worn Cameras And In Car Video Systems

WatchGuard Video, the leading manufacturer of body cameras and in-car video systems for law enforcement, has partnered with the Grants Office, LLC...


Jan 12, 2017, 15:19 ET Aspen Institute Future of Work Initiative Releases Report and Policy Agenda on Ways to Restore the Promise of Work in America

Today, the Aspen Institute's Future of Work Initiative – led by honorary co-chairs U.S. Senator Mark Warner of Virginia and Purdue University...


Jan 12, 2017, 11:19 ET The Word Network Goes To DC With A Coalition Of Ministers

The Word Network, the largest African American religious network in the world, was in Washington, DC yesterday with a coalition of Ministers...


Jan 12, 2017, 11:01 ET Dairy Farmer and Dairy Foods Groups Support Senate Bill Prompting FDA Enforcement of Milk Labeling Standards

New Senate legislation to enforce the proper labeling of imitation dairy products drew an endorsement today from the International Dairy Foods...


Jan 12, 2017, 09:13 ET Ministers Urge Congress to Save The Word Network

Yesterday, a delegation of prominent, Christian ministers visited Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., to appeal to Members of Congress...


Jan 12, 2017, 09:00 ET NJASAP joins Southwest peers in call for President-elect Trump to reverse Norwegian decision

In a show of support and a plea for immediate intervention from the incoming Trump Administration, the NetJets Association of Shared Aircraft...


Jan 12, 2017, 08:35 ET 9 Ways TrumpCare Will Forever Change The Healthcare Industry

At this point, two things are certain about TrumpCare: it's going to happen and it will dramatically affect the healthcare landscape. But what will...