Advocacy Group Opinion This category contains the most recent releases and statements from a huge range of advocacy and lobby groups and coalitions. Find responses to political and policy decisions, calls for investigations and action, and announcements of new partnerships, protests, legal actions, fundraising events, educational efforts and awareness campaigns. This section also contains results and reports from studies, opinion polls, and surveys.

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Feb 16, 2018, 14:54 ET USW Lauds Commerce Report; Looks for President to Take Bold Action in Response to 232 Reports

United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard issued the following statement today in response to the release of the U.S....


Feb 16, 2018, 14:09 ET U.S. Polyester Producers Applaud U.S. International Trade Commission's Affirmative Final Determination on Imports of Fine Denier Polyester Staple Fiber from China and India

The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) announced a unanimous affirmative determination today that subsidized imports of fine denier...


Feb 16, 2018, 14:00 ET March of Dimes celebra el 4o. Día Mundial de los Defectos de Nacimiento anual

March of Dimes se sumará a casi 100 organizaciones de todo el mundo en la cuarta celebración anual del Día Mundial de los Defectos de Nacimiento,...


Feb 16, 2018, 12:16 ET MNA: Baystate Franklin Medical Center Nurses Schedule One-Day Strike for Wednesday, Feb. 28

The registered nurses of Baystate Franklin Medical Center, represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association, will hold a one-day strike on...


Feb 16, 2018, 11:46 ET PCMA: CMS Report: PBM Tools Reduce Prescription Drug Costs

The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) released the following statement on new National Health Expenditure (NHE) data by the Centers...


Feb 16, 2018, 10:57 ET March of Dimes Observes 4th Annual World Birth Defects Day

March of Dimes will join nearly 100 organizations worldwide in observing the fourth annual World Birth Defects Day on Saturday, March 3. This...


Feb 16, 2018, 10:03 ET MNA: State Rep. Harold Naughton to Host Community Forum on Feb. 20 on the Need for UMass Health Alliance to Preserve Essential Services at Clinton Hospital

What: Community Forum on the Preservation of Services at Our Community Hospital When: Tuesday, Feb. 20 from 6 – 8 p.m. Where: Clinton Town...


Feb 16, 2018, 09:30 ET CED Issues Recommendations to Boost Quality of Charter Schools

As charter schools have expanded and begun educating more American school children, so has the discussion over the role they should play in our...


Feb 16, 2018, 07:55 ET The House of Yahweh Quotes Revelation 12:9 to Enlighten People on The Real Cause of Global Problems

Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor, and Overseer at The House of Yahweh in Abilene, Texas, has published a new article that reveals the cause of global...


Feb 15, 2018, 17:45 ET Senate Fails in its Attempt to Fail the American People on Immigration

The following statement was issued by Dan Stein, president of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) regarding today's votes on...


Feb 15, 2018, 16:50 ET Teamsters Say Death Of San Francisco Waste Worker Exposes Dangers Of The Job

The following is a statement from Teamsters Solid Waste & Recycling Division Director Ron Herrera in response to the death of Jeremy Gordon, a...


Feb 15, 2018, 16:47 ET Michigan Pastors Urge State Legislators to Withdraw Demands for Church Investigation

Today, Family Research Council's Randy Wilson joined Pastor Jeremy Schossau along with pastors and state legislators at a State Capitol news...


Feb 15, 2018, 16:08 ET New Energy Cybersecurity Office: Positive Step to Protect Electric Grid, according to Protect Our Power

An important stride to ensure the resiliency of the electric grid in the event of a catastrophic attack has now been taken by the U.S. Department...


Feb 15, 2018, 15:17 ET World Animal Protection welcomes Alesia Soltanpanah as new U.S. Executive Director

World Animal Protection, one of the largest animal protection organizations in the world, has named Alesia Soltanpanah as its new U.S. Executive...


Feb 15, 2018, 14:55 ET USW: Bonus Payments to Newport News Workers Highlight Imbalance in Republican Tax Plan

Huntington-Ingalls today announced that it would pay its employees a $500 bonus in recognition of the reduction in the Republican corporate tax...


Feb 15, 2018, 14:00 ET After a Year of Trump Policies, Population Institute's Report Card on Reproductive Health/Rights for 2017 Lowers Overall U.S. Grade to a "D-"

On the heels of the Trump administration's proposed 2019 budget, which would slash support for reproductive health programs, the Population...


Feb 15, 2018, 13:21 ET Senate Set to Vote on Amendment to 'Increase' Illegal Immigration

The following statement was issued by Dan Stein, president of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) regarding the legislative...


Feb 15, 2018, 13:16 ET CAIR Wins Another Legal Challenge to Trump's 'Muslim Ban 3.0'

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today announced a win in an...


Feb 15, 2018, 12:14 ET Michigan Pastors to Hold News Conference Urging State Legislators to Withdraw Demands for Church Investigation

TODAY at 2 pm, pastors will speak at a news conference at the State Capitol urging Michigan state legislators to withdraw their demands for...


Feb 15, 2018, 11:02 ET Study shows double standard in AP reports on Israel-Palestine - researched by If Americans Knew

A study of Associated Press news reports about Israel-Palestine found that AP headlines reported on Israeli deaths at a rate four times greater...


Feb 15, 2018, 10:51 ET Teamster Pilots Ratify Contract Extension At Republic Airline

Republic Airline pilots who are members of Teamsters Local 357 have ratified a contract extension of their 2015 collective bargaining...


Feb 15, 2018, 07:00 ET La discriminación racial y sexual en el trabajo es dañina para las mujeres de color y para su estado de salud

Catalyst publicó hoy un nuevo informe titulado Day-to-Day Experiences of Emotional Tax Among Women and Men of Color in the Workplace (Experiencias...


Feb 15, 2018, 07:00 ET Court Establishes Guidelines for Chocolate Sold in California

Today a California Superior Court judge in San Francisco approved a settlement resolving claims that have lingered for years over whether certain...


Feb 15, 2018, 07:00 ET Racial And Gender Bias At Work Harmful For Women Of Color And Their Health

Catalyst today released a new report, Day-to-Day Experiences of Emotional Tax Among Women and Men of Color in the Workplace, finding that a...


Feb 14, 2018, 19:50 ET Los acreedores de Puerto Rico se unen para pedir un plan fiscal viable que promueva el crecimiento

Un grupo de acreedores (denominado de aquí en adelante "los Acreedores" o "nosotros"), que conjuntamente posee una parte sustancial de la deuda...