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Oct 16, 2017, 07:00 ET Tara Chand Esq., CEO IPG Inc., Writes to President Trump - Why Politicians Have so Much Difficulty Solving Health Care - an Innovative Way Forward?

As the health care debate rages on inside Washington, how would the scientific community, which landed a man on the moon, approach the problem?...


Oct 13, 2017, 20:25 ET The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Welcomes, Supports Firm Strategy US President Announced, towards Iran, its Aggressive Approach

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia welcomes and supports the resolute strategy announced by President Donald Trump, President of the United States of...


Oct 13, 2017, 17:00 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Massachusetts Releases Statement On Trump Administration's Recent Actions Related To Health Care

In response to recent health care actions announced by the Trump administration, Andrew Dreyfus, President & CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of...


Oct 13, 2017, 16:18 ET WCSPOA: Improper Labor Practice Charge To Be Filed Against The Wayne County Sheriff And Board Of Supervisors

In a highly unusual maneuver to avoid negotiations, the Wayne County Sheriff's Office and Board of Supervisors canceled negotiations with the Wayne...


Oct 13, 2017, 15:44 ET Culinary Union Announces Due Diligence Resource for Prospective Partners of Fertitta Capital

Providing a history of companies controlled by the principals behind Fertitta Capital, FertittaMoneyWatch.org is aimed at busy entrepreneurs who...


Oct 13, 2017, 15:26 ET AJC on President Trump's Iran Nuclear Deal Remarks

AJC CEO David Harris issued the following statement following President Donald J. Trump's remarks: President Donald J. Trump spoke about Iran...


Oct 13, 2017, 15:22 ET Attorney Carney Shegerian Issues Comments on Sexual Assault and Harassment Allegations Against Harvey Weinstein

Carney Shegerian, trial lawyer and founder of the Los Angeles-based employment discrimination firm Shegerian & Associates, released a statement...


Oct 13, 2017, 14:39 ET Declaración de Stacey D. Stewart, presidente de March of Dimes, sobre la decisión de poner fin a las subvenciones de costo compartido para el mercado individual

March of Dimes publicó la siguiente declaración de su presidente Stacey D. Stewart tras el anuncio de hoy de que el Presidente Trump ha decidido no...


Oct 13, 2017, 13:44 ET Statement of Betsy Ryan, NJHA President and CEO on Trump Administration Ending Insurance Premium Subsidies that Help Low-Income Americans

"We are very disappointed that the Trump Administration is eliminating the subsidies that help people in need buy health insurance. This onslaught...


Oct 13, 2017, 11:51 ET American Diabetes Association Speaks Out Against Presidential Executive Order Regarding Health Care Coverage

Speaking out on behalf of more than 30 million Americans living with diabetes, the American Diabetes Association is extremely concerned with the...


Oct 13, 2017, 10:05 ET AARP Response to Social Security COLA Announcement

Today AARP released the following statement from AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins in response to the announced cost of living adjustment (COLA) for Social...


Oct 13, 2017, 08:57 ET Statement of Stacey D. Stewart, President, March of Dimes on the Decision to End Cost-Sharing Subsidies for the Individual Market

The March of Dimes released the following statement from President Stacey D. Stewart on today's announcement that President Trump has decided not...


Oct 13, 2017, 08:30 ET The Preserve Columbus Day Coalition Seeks Support to Uphold Italian American Holiday

Another Columbus Day has passed with Italian Americans celebrating their pride by marching in parades, displaying the colors, and holding...


Oct 13, 2017, 07:55 ET Yisrayl Hawkins Explains Book of Revelation's Fourth Part of the Earth in New Post

Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor and Overseer at The House of Yahweh, has released a new publication this week that explains one of the most popular and...


Oct 13, 2017, 05:00 ET Personal Injury Lawyer Jeffrey Nadrich Supports California Assembly Bill 1103

Legislators put the brakes on California Assembly Bill 1103 back in May, to the dismay of many bicycle advocates, including Murrieta personal...


Oct 12, 2017, 16:27 ET ATA Applauds White House Announcement on Association Health Plans

Today, the American Trucking Associations praised President Trump for signing an executive order allowing individuals to purchase health insurance...


Oct 12, 2017, 15:59 ET China Labor Watch: As Apple's orders decline, supplier Jabil's workers go on strike in Wuxi

Hundreds of workers went on strike on October 11, in protest of Jabil's layoff, position rearrangements and its refusal to provide previously...


Oct 12, 2017, 15:32 ET AJC on U.S. Exit from UNESCO

AJC, the global Jewish advocacy organization, called the United States decision to leave UNESCO regrettable, but one that should serve as a wake-up...


Oct 12, 2017, 15:16 ET First Liberty Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Review Decision on Legislative Prayers

First Liberty Institute on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of Rowan County, North Carolina to review the decision of the U.S. Court...


Oct 12, 2017, 14:43 ET Trump's Association Health Plans Could Bring Back Days of Junk Insurance, Where Patients Who Are Insured Face Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars In Medical Bills, Says Consumer Watchdog

The White House's executive order today seeking to allow for more "Association Health Plans" could turn the clock back to days when patients faced...


Oct 12, 2017, 13:02 ET World Animal Protection applauds Nestlé USA on its commitment to improve welfare of broiler chickens

World Animal Protection welcomes the commitment made by Nestlé USA, announced today, to improve the welfare of the chickens farmed for meat in its...


Oct 12, 2017, 13:01 ET New Executive Order Expected To End Obama Regulation Limiting Short-Term Health Insurance Coverage to 3 Months

The Trump administration issued a new executive order today that laid the foundation to reverse the Obama administration's late 2016 rule...


Oct 12, 2017, 12:36 ET Statement of Betsy Ryan, NJHA President and CEO On President Trump's Executive Order and its Erosion of Affordable Care Act Coverage Protections

"My greatest concern is for healthcare consumers as the Trump Administration takes steps to systematically dismantle the law that provides...


Oct 12, 2017, 12:27 ET Baystate Franklin Medical Center Withdraws Unfair Labor Practice Charge against MNA Nurses

Baystate Franklin Medical Center has withdrawn an unfair labor practice charge filed this summer against its own registered nurses alleging that...


Oct 12, 2017, 12:00 ET Newest Mining the Disclosures 2017 Report Released by Responsible Sourcing Network Shows Widespread Due Diligence Shortfalls from Consumer Brands

Today, the Responsible Sourcing Network (RSN) released its newest report, Mining the Disclosures 2017, analyzing 206 companies' supply chain due...


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