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15:26 ET House Bill 464 Seeks To Strengthen Patient Choice In Georgia

Rep. Wendell Willard (R-Sandy Springs), along with Rep. Jimmy Pruett (R-Eastman), Rep. Matt Hatchett (R-Dublin), Rep. Chuck Martin (R-Alpharetta)...


12:42 ET Health Coalition Endorses Comprehensive Medical Liability Bill

The Health Coalition on Liability and Access today announced its support of the Protecting Access to Care Act, a comprehensive medical liability...


08:40 ET ATIXA Reissues Position Statement on Title IX, Gender Equity, and Gender Expression

Recent developments have prompted ATIXA to revise and reissue its position statement on the protections of transgender and transitioning people...


Feb 23, 2017, 15:21 ET West Hollywood City Council Approves Steps to Prohibit the City from Providing Financial or Other Benefits to the President of the United States

The City Council of the City of West Hollywood, at its regular meeting on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, approved an item that directs City of West...


Feb 23, 2017, 13:33 ET BLM's Methane and Waste Prevention rule hurts American consumers and local economies

Colorado Petroleum Council Executive Director Tracee Bentley urged the U.S. Senate to follow the House and support a disapproval resolution on the...


Feb 23, 2017, 13:21 ET Rep. Christopher Smith Wins FRC Action's 'True Blue' Award for Unwavering Support of the Family

FRC Action released its annual Vote Scorecard for Members of Congress showing which Members demonstrated an unwavering commitment and consistent...


Feb 23, 2017, 13:20 ET Rep. Steve King Wins FRC Action's 'True Blue' Award for Unwavering Support of the Family

FRC Action released its annual Vote Scorecard for Members of Congress showing which Members demonstrated an unwavering commitment and consistent...


Feb 23, 2017, 13:19 ET Rep. Mark Walker Wins FRC Action's 'True Blue' Award for Unwavering Support of the Family

FRC Action released its annual Vote Scorecard for Members of Congress showing which Members demonstrated an unwavering commitment and consistent...


Feb 23, 2017, 13:19 ET Rep. Trent Franks Wins FRC Action's 'True Blue' Award for Unwavering Support of the Family

FRC Action released its annual Vote Scorecard for Members of Congress showing which Members demonstrated an unwavering commitment and consistent...


Feb 23, 2017, 13:06 ET Nurse Practitioners Salute South Dakota for New Health Care Law

The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) today commends Governor Daugaard and the South Dakota Legislature for enacting into law...


Feb 23, 2017, 12:33 ET Sen. Edward J. Markey, Public Interest Groups Oppose Congressional Plan to Kill Privacy Protections for Internet service customers, announces Consumer Watchdog and other special interest groups

What: Sen. Edward J. Markey and representatives from five public interest groups will speak in opposition to Congressional plans to use the...


Feb 23, 2017, 11:44 ET Rep. Vicky Hartzler Wins FRC Action's 'True Blue' Award for Unwavering Support of the Family

FRC Action released its annual Vote Scorecard for Members of Congress showing which Members demonstrated an unwavering commitment and consistent...


Feb 23, 2017, 10:35 ET ASLA Statement on Bill to Abolish EPA

The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) strongly opposes the recently introduced H.R. 861, which would terminate the U.S. Environmental...


Feb 23, 2017, 07:00 ET The RLJ Companies and FirstPathway Partners Announce Plans to Create a Community Development Entity to Raise Capital Through the EB-5 Foreign Investment Program and New Markets Tax Credit Program to Invest in Underserved Urban Communities

Robert L. Johnson, founder of Black Entertainment Television and chairman of The RLJ Companies today announced a strategic business relationship...


Feb 23, 2017, 02:38 ET The County of Santa Clara Seeks Nationwide Injunction to Block President Trump's Unconstitutional Executive Order

Today, the County of Santa Clara asked a federal court to block implementation of the Trump Administration's plan to strip the County of nearly...


Feb 22, 2017, 17:38 ET City of West Hollywood Mayor Stands with Mayors from Across the Nation in a National Day of Action in Support of the Affordable Care Act

The City of West Hollywood is taking action to respond to policy proposals from the Trump Administration that could negatively impact West...


Feb 22, 2017, 17:25 ET US Congressional Committee calls on EPA Administrator to withdraw Pebble Project veto

VANCOUVER, Feb. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. (TSX: NDM; NYSE MKT: NAK) ("Northern Dynasty" or the "Company") announces...


Feb 22, 2017, 11:53 ET SCPC Backs Bipartisan Senate, House Bills to Eliminate Retroactive PBM Middlemen Fees on Patients, LTC Pharmacies, Medicare Program

The Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition (SCPC) today backed legislation introduced in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives that will curtail the...


Feb 22, 2017, 08:32 ET Advocates to Visit Jefferson City to Demand Resources for Schools to Help Fight Suicide

Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death and the second leading cause of death among college aged students. To help prevent this tragic loss of...


Feb 22, 2017, 08:31 ET Eastside Supports Sen. Wyden's Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act

Eastside Distilling, Inc. (OTCQB: ESDI) ("Eastside" or the "Company"), a producer of award-winning hand-crafted spirits, today announced the...


Feb 22, 2017, 04:55 ET Over 3 Million in U.S. Now Work for Clean Energy

Today, national business groups representing the range and breadth of clean energy companies in the United States cheered government statistics...


Feb 21, 2017, 21:36 ET El Rev. Samuel Rodríguez, presidente de la Conferencia de Liderazgo Cristiano Hispano Nacional, da a conocer declaración en respuesta al memorando de implementación del DHS

El Rev. Samuel Rodríguez, presidente de la Conferencia de Liderazgo Cristiano Hispano Nacional (National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference,...


Feb 21, 2017, 18:49 ET Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, President Of The National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, Issues Statement in Response to DHS Implementation Memoranda

Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC), issues the following statement in response to...


Feb 21, 2017, 17:15 ET US Citizens to the President: "What To Do About Undocumented Immigrants? Stop Making So Many!"

Responding to the Trump administration's expansion of expedited removal policies, American Families United President Kimberly Anderson was blunt:...


Feb 21, 2017, 15:41 ET Peter Sprigg Testifies Before New Hampshire House of Representatives

Earlier today Peter Sprigg, Senior Fellow for Policy Studies at Family Research Council, testified before the New Hampshire House of...