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15:31 ET The New Center Launches With Immigration Plan Designed To "Drain The Poison From Our Politics"

The New Center—an organization focused on creating the space for a political center in America – today launched its website and an accompanying...


Nov 16, 2018, 13:49 ET The Seniors Center Introduces #KeepOurTrust Pledge Campaign

Today the national nonprofit, The Seniors Center, launched a bold new initiative called #KeepOurTrust. This initiative will obtain pledges from...


Nov 16, 2018, 13:09 ET American Diabetes Association® Reaffirms Commitment to Insulin Access and Affordability for All--Transparency on Insulin Pricing Critical

On the second anniversary of the Make Insulin Affordable initiative, the American Diabetes Association® (ADA) announces that more than 400,000...


Nov 16, 2018, 08:34 ET International Institute for Justice Excellence Names Judge Tassaduq Hussain Jillani of Pakistan as the Recipient of the International Justice Excellence Award

The Honorable Judge Tassaduq Hussain Jillani of Pakistan has been named to receive the International Justice Excellence Award for his outstanding...


Nov 15, 2018, 15:29 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Praises FDA Action on Youth E-cigarette Use

The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) today praised the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for beginning to take action to stem the growing...


Nov 15, 2018, 14:07 ET AJC Urges Appellate Court to Remove Block on Arizona Anti-BDS Law

AJC, in an amicus brief, is asking the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to reverse a lower court's decision blocking...


Nov 15, 2018, 11:54 ET National Spectrum Consortium Provides Leadership in Spectrum Innovation

The National Spectrum Consortium recently held its annual General Membership Meeting, during which industry representatives from the Consortium's...


Nov 15, 2018, 11:37 ET Federal advisory body's new report series focuses on charter schools and school choice vouchers

The National Council on Disability—an independent federal agency—today released two companion reports on the impact of school choice policies on...


Nov 14, 2018, 15:44 ET Watchdog Calls Garcetti Out On His "Pickel Problem" On #NationalPickleDay

Consumer Watchdog called on Mayor Garcetti to support a new city council motion by council members Koretz and Bonnin requiring a job review for the...


Nov 14, 2018, 08:45 ET Greg Kraut Calls For Open Primaries in Connecticut - Urges Republican and Democrat Leaders to Allow Unaffiliated to Vote in Primary

Westport RTM Member Greg Kraut today stated, "I urge all Democrat and Republican Leaders in Connecticut to allow unaffiliated voters to back their...


Nov 13, 2018, 11:07 ET Press Call with Chair Catherine E. Lhamon and Commissioner David Kladney

WHAT: On November 15, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights will hold a press call on the release of "Police Use of Force: An Examination of Modern...


Nov 13, 2018, 07:01 ET FTC Seeks Expert Advice from IDx CEO on Safely Introducing Real-World AI

The Federal Trade Commission is today holding a public hearing on ethical and consumer protection issues related to new artificial intelligence (AI)...


Nov 12, 2018, 12:14 ET MAZON #FreedomFromHunger Campaign Highlights Veteran Hunger

MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger has just released its #FreedomFromHunger video campaign to raise awareness about the unacceptable problem of...


Nov 08, 2018, 16:45 ET Ninth Circuit Court Clears the Way For Supreme Court to Rule on DACA, Says FAIR

Not surprisingly, the highly politicized Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court's injunction blocking President Trump from ending the...


Nov 08, 2018, 07:00 ET Betsy DeVos' War on Workers Impeding Education's Mission, Union Says

The Department of Education's ability to effectively serve students, teachers, and taxpayers is suffering as Secretary Betsy DeVos continues to wage...


Nov 07, 2018, 16:46 ET FAIR Salutes Jeff Sessions for His Unwavering Support for Immigration Control, Years of Public Service to the Nation

The following statement was issued by Dan Stein, president of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), in response to the announcement...


Nov 07, 2018, 08:54 ET Euler Hermes North America: The Midterm Votes Are In; Six Things Businesses Need To Know

The votes are in, and the American voters have come back with a split decision – Democrats won back the House of Representatives while the...


Nov 06, 2018, 11:18 ET Executive Mosaic Opens Nominations for the 2019 Wash100

Executive Mosaic is pleased to announce that, for the first time in six years, it will be taking outside nominations for the 2019 Wash100 award. EM...


Nov 02, 2018, 10:24 ET SBA Administrator McMahon Statement on October 2018 Jobs Report

Today, U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Linda E. McMahon released the following statement in response to the U.S. Labor Department's...


Nov 01, 2018, 18:13 ET FAIR Praises President Trump's Comments on Stopping Caravan, Ending Asylum Abuse

The following statement was issued by Dan Stein, president of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR): "President Trump accurately...


Nov 01, 2018, 13:06 ET 56 Major Companies Respond to Alarming Effort to Erase Transgender People From Legal Protections

Responding to a rising tide of legislative and administrative attempts to further marginalize transgender, gender non-conforming and intersex people...


Oct 31, 2018, 19:08 ET Home Health Leaders Urge Additional Refinements to Patient Driven Groupings Model Before 2020 Implementation in Response to HHPPS Final Rule

The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare – a coalition of home health providers dedicated to improving the integrity, quality, and efficiency of...


Oct 31, 2018, 17:08 ET Detailed Information: U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Public Briefing "Are Rights a Reality? Evaluating Federal Civil Rights Enforcement"

WHAT: On Friday, November 2, in Washington, DC, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights will hold a public briefing to evaluate federal civil rights...


Oct 31, 2018, 14:50 ET Hoffa, Teamsters Rally To Support Gretchen Whitmer In Final Push To Election Day

Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa led a final 'get out the vote' rally at Teamsters Local 332 Tuesday evening in support of Gretchen Whitmer for...


Oct 30, 2018, 17:33 ET SAF Condemns Media Bias On Guns As Election Looms

The Second Amendment Foundation today condemned what it considers blatant media bias against firearms, which invariably seems to show up in headlines ...