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Sep 19, 2017, 17:00 ET Real Estate Roundtable Testifies Before Senate on Business Tax Reform

Real Estate Roundtable President and Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey DeBoer today testified before the U.S. Senate Finance Committee, encouraging...


Sep 19, 2017, 10:15 ET NetChoice to Congress: Section 230 Does Not Prevent Backpage.com Prosecution

Altering free-speech provisions to address sex-trafficking on digital platforms such as Backpage may be well-intentioned, but will undermine...


Sep 19, 2017, 08:45 ET Folium Biosciences Receives Approval from Public Health Inspections Division, Denver Department of Environmental Health, to Manufacture & Sell Hemp CBD Oil in the City of Denver

The new regulations, which recently took effect, require that the Department of Environmental Health inspects and approves all suppliers of hemp...


Sep 18, 2017, 17:46 ET SAF Files Amicus Brief In Case Of Florida Man's Death By Police

Attorneys for the Second Amendment Foundation today filed an amicus brief supporting a request for the U.S. Supreme Court to review a civil case...


Sep 18, 2017, 13:55 ET The SASB and CDSB Outline TCFD Readiness

The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) and the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) today released a paper outlining how the two...


Sep 18, 2017, 09:24 ET Students for Life of America to Launch National #SockIt2PP Truck Tour in DC on Tuesday

On Tuesday, September 19th at 12:30 pm, Students for Life of America will be launching the National #Sockit2PP Truck Tour at the National Press...


Sep 18, 2017, 08:30 ET NAIC Addresses Lack of Diversity Among Fund Managers at Institutional Investment Summit

The National Association of Investment Companies (NAIC), the industry association for diverse-owned and emerging investment managers, will share...


Sep 18, 2017, 07:24 ET Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and World Mercury Project Issue Report Regarding New Evidence of Ongoing Bad Science Being Supported by the CDC

In a new report released today, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and his team outlined various concerns with employees and consultants for the Centers for...


Sep 15, 2017, 09:00 ET Experts Warn New York PSC Against Retrograde Action in Electricity

New York Public Service Commission efforts to prohibit energy service company (ESCO) sales are unsupported by fundamental economics and will harm...


Sep 14, 2017, 15:30 ET 20 Pioneers Under 40 in Environmental Public Health

Collaborative on Health and the Environment (CHE), a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating people on the ways in which the environment...


Sep 14, 2017, 15:00 ET Oklahoma Workers' Compensation Loss Costs Fall 16.3 Percent

The annual filing most insurance carriers will use to develop rates for workers' compensation insurance in Oklahoma shows a decrease for the...


Sep 14, 2017, 11:22 ET Hear from Both Sides of the Aisle on the Future of Fintech

The Online Lending Policy Institute (OLPI), the leading voice for policy analysis, in-depth research, and education for the online lending...


Sep 14, 2017, 09:11 ET FAN's Sixth International Conference on Fluoride: "When Policy is King, Science becomes a Slave."

This coming weekend (Sept 16, 17) the Fluoride Action Network (FAN) will bring together citizens and scientists from around the world, to the...


Sep 13, 2017, 18:21 ET Legislature Pulls Brown's Electric Deregulation Plan Ramrod After Public Backlash

A public backlash against Governor Brown's eleventh-hour attempt to give Western energy barons and Trump officials power over California's energy...


Sep 13, 2017, 17:11 ET 24 National & Local Groups Call On Congress To Delay Health Insurance Tax

Twenty-four national, state, and local organizations representing providers, community partners, and beneficiaries sent a letter to U.S. Congress...


Sep 13, 2017, 13:02 ET Rep. Dingell, EPA Union, and Coalition Partners Call on Congress to Fully Fund the EPA

On Wednesday, Rep. Debbie Dingell of Michigan, Mary Anne Hitt, Sierra Club Beyond Coal Campaign Director, and Collin O'Mara, National Wildlife...


Sep 13, 2017, 09:26 ET AJC 2017 Survey of American Jewish Opinion on U.S., Global Issues

AJC's Annual Survey of American Jewish Opinion indicates widespread dissatisfaction with President Trump's performance in office, and a significant...


Sep 13, 2017, 08:45 ET Mexican Migrants Can Get Free Help on Their Paths to U.S. Citizenship with New Programs Announced Today by Three Leading Mexican Institutions

More than 3.4 million Mexicans who reside in the United States and are eligible for U.S. citizenship can now get help with the application process,...


Sep 12, 2017, 22:27 ET Firefighters Join Utilities, Cities, Businesses and NGOs in Supporting Water Efficiency Standards for California

California Professional Firefighters (CPF), the state council of the International Association of Firefighters, has expressed their support for...


Sep 12, 2017, 18:55 ET AARP Applauds Congress for Bipartisan Hearings on Stabilizing The Health Insurance Market

AARP submitted written testimony today to the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance and the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and...


Sep 12, 2017, 15:18 ET 32nd Annual National Gun Rights Policy Conference Sept. 29-Oct. 1 In Dallas

With an eye on next year's mid-term election and important pending Capitol Hill legislation including National Reciprocity and the Hearing...


Sep 12, 2017, 15:13 ET Commissioner Doak Requests Data from Obamacare Navigators

Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak has ordered Oklahoma's registered navigators to provide summary reports on enrollment data. The...


Sep 12, 2017, 13:32 ET New Federal Robot Car Guidelines Threaten Highway Safety, Consumer Watchdog Warns

The new Federal autonomous vehicle policy released today poses a threat to highway safety, Consumer Watchdog warned and the nonpartisan nonprofit...


Sep 12, 2017, 11:29 ET In New Video, American Solar Workers Speak to Importance of Industry to Families, Communities and Growth in Other Sectors

In front of more than 18,000 people at America's biggest solar energy event, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) debuted a video...


Sep 11, 2017, 16:34 ET Google Appears to Be Manipulating Its Search Engine Results to Defend Internet Law that Enables Sex Trafficking, Consumer Watchdog Finds

Internet giant Google appears to be manipulating its search engine results to favor opposition to bipartisan efforts seeking to amend a key...