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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Nov 29, 2017, 16:08 ET Organization Says Senate Tax Bill Disastrous for Education, Employment of Blind Americans

The National Federation of the Blind officially opposes the United States Senate's current Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). The organization...


Nov 29, 2017, 13:42 ET West Face Appalled by Black Cube Activities

TORONTO, Nov. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - West Face is appalled by the activities of Black Cube in contacting current and former West Face employees,...


Nov 29, 2017, 12:42 ET Dairy Leaders Commend USDA for Expanding School Milk Options

The nation's two leading dairy organizations applauded Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue on Wednesday for allowing school districts to offer...


Nov 29, 2017, 11:00 ET National Expert: No Cases Show Deaths Solely From Coffee-Like Herb Kratom, Which Should Be Handled No Differently Than Other Substances

A new review by the American Kratom Association (AKA) of the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS) database maintained by the U.S. Food and...


Nov 29, 2017, 09:46 ET CAIR Condemns Trump's Incitement to Violence Against U.S. Muslims on Twitter

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned what it...


Nov 29, 2017, 09:00 ET Trinity Western University heads to the Supreme Court tomorrow

LANGLEY, BC, Nov. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Trinity Western University (TWU), a small Christian university located in British Columbia, will appear...


Nov 29, 2017, 08:00 ET NTU'S Pete Sepp Joins Arizona Senator Jeff Flake for Tax Reform Town Hall

Recently, National Taxpayers Union (NTU) President Pete Sepp joined Arizona Senator Jeff Flake for an employee town hall on tax reform at Geco, an...


Nov 28, 2017, 22:39 ET Plymouth Prioritizes the Health of Kids Over Big Tobacco Profits

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation, a coalition of more than 50 organizations working to reduce youth tobacco use, thanks the Plymouth City...


Nov 28, 2017, 22:02 ET Sacramento arde durante las audiencias sobre acoso sexual mientras que el senador estatal Scott Wiener vuelve a plantear la ampliación del horario máximo de venta de alcohol hasta la 4:00am

Las organizaciones California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA) y Alcohol Justice no están sorprendidas por el más reciente intento del senador Scott...


Nov 28, 2017, 20:14 ET Sacramento Burns with Sexual Harassment Hearings While State Senator Scott Wiener Fiddles Again with 4 A.M. Last Call

California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA), and Alcohol Justice are not surprised by Senator Scott Wiener's (D-San Francisco) latest attempt...


Nov 28, 2017, 19:20 ET DWP Rubberstamps $242 Million Tuesday Takeaway from Ratepayers In Violation Of Their Rights, Says Consumer Watchdog

Today's vote by the Board of Water and Power Commissioners for LADWP to transfer $242 million in ratepayer money to the City's coffers is an...


Nov 28, 2017, 18:51 ET #cut50 Comments as Court of Common Pleas Ordered to Respond to Meek Mill's Bail Status

#cut50 comments on the Pennsylvania Superior Court's ruling today, indicating that Common Pleas Judge Genece Brinkley must stop delaying Robert...


Nov 28, 2017, 16:55 ET RNs at Steward St. Elizabeth's to picket on Thursday, Nov. 30

The 600 MNA nurses at Steward Health Care's St. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Brighton will hold an informational picket on Thursday. Nov, 30 from...


Nov 28, 2017, 15:54 ET BetterInvesting Committee Urges Individual Investors To Contact U.S. Senators Regarding Negative Impact Of FIFO Proposal In Tax Bill

The Individual Investor Advocacy Committee of BetterInvesting's board of directors encourages individual investors to share with U.S. senators...


Nov 28, 2017, 14:06 ET National LTC Pharmacy Group Praises Proposed CMS Rule for Recognizing PBM Abuses, Proposing Ways to Stop Them

The Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition (SCPC) today praised the newly proposed CMS rule (Contract Year 2019 Policy and Technical Changes to the...


Nov 28, 2017, 12:32 ET Content Thieves Are Putting Porn Just One Click Away from Our Children

The Digital Citizens Alliance has launched new efforts to educate law enforcement, regulators, and parents about the dangers of pirated content....


Nov 28, 2017, 11:58 ET American Wind Action Launches South Dakota Campaign to Urge Continued Support for American Wind Jobs

Today, American Wind Action (AWA) launched a statewide campaign in South Dakota to engage the public and encourage the South Dakota congressional...


Nov 28, 2017, 11:54 ET American Wind Action Launches Idaho Campaign to Urge Continued Support for American Wind Jobs

Today, American Wind Action (AWA) launched a statewide campaign in Idaho to engage the public and encourage the Idaho congressional delegation to...


Nov 28, 2017, 11:52 ET American Wind Action Launches Kansas Campaign to Urge Continued Support for American Wind Jobs

Today, American Wind Action (AWA) launched a statewide campaign in Kansas to engage the public and encourage the Kansas congressional delegation to...


Nov 28, 2017, 11:49 ET American Wind Action Launches North Dakota Campaign to Urge Continued Support for American Wind Jobs

Today, American Wind Action (AWA) launched a statewide campaign in North Dakota to engage the public and encourage the North Dakota congressional...


Nov 28, 2017, 11:49 ET American Wind Action Launches Iowa Campaign to Urge Continued Support for American Wind Jobs

Today, American Wind Action (AWA) launched a statewide campaign in Iowa to engage the public and encourage the Iowa congressional delegation to...


Nov 28, 2017, 11:46 ET American Wind Action Launches Colorado Campaign to Urge Continued Support for American Wind Jobs

Today, American Wind Action (AWA) launched a statewide campaign in Colorado to engage the public and encourage the Colorado congressional...


Nov 28, 2017, 11:30 ET Brian Montgomery Right Choice to Lead FHA

The Senate Banking Committee voted today to confirm Brian Montgomery as the next commissioner at the Federal Housing Administration. National...


Nov 27, 2017, 17:49 ET National League of Cities Announces 2018 Leadership and Board of Directors

The National League of Cities (NLC) announced its 2018 leadership and board of directors at the 2017 City Summit conference in Charlotte. The board...


Nov 27, 2017, 16:50 ET Consumer Watchdog Decries LADWP Transfer Of $242 Million From Ratepayers To City Budget Without Voter Approval

The Board of Water and Power Commissioners for LADWP has put on its agenda a Tuesday vote to transfer nearly $242 million from "surplus" power...