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Jul 19, 2018, 17:37 ETU.S. Department of Energy to Feature C-PACE Alliance Perspective on Best Practices in Commercial PACE Financing

C-PACE Alliance announced today an upcoming U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) webinar on Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) that will...


Jul 19, 2018, 12:51 ETMassachusetts Poised to Become Sixth State to Raise Tobacco Age to 21

With final passage by the Legislature today, Massachusetts is poised to become the sixth state to prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone...


Jul 19, 2018, 10:10 ETVNG and Ariel Applaud Legislation Ushering in New Era for Light Duty Natural Gas Vehicles

On July 17th, U.S. Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.) introduced the Light-Duty Natural Gas Vehicle Parity Act of 2018 legislation that would ensure federal ...


Jul 19, 2018, 09:00 ETStrauss Brands Endorses Petition to Update Meat Labeling Standards

Strauss Brands, leader in ethical and sustainable livestock practices, is rallying support for a petition recently filed by the American Grassfed...


Jul 19, 2018, 06:00 ETLandmark Report on Improving Digital Identity Released Today

The Better Identity Coalition today released "Better Identity in America: A Blueprint for Policymakers," a report that outlines a comprehensive...


Jul 18, 2018, 17:49 ETFAIR Commends Passage of Resolution Supporting ICE and Calls for Increased Funding for Immigration Enforcement

The following statement was issued by Dan Stein, president of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) regarding passage of H. Res. 990, ...


Jul 18, 2018, 14:45 ETNew Civil Liberties Alliance Seeks Rulemaking to Keep Department of Justice from Enforcing Mere "Guidance" Instead of Law

Today the New Civil Liberties Alliance (NCLA) petitioned the Department of Justice (DOJ) to initiate rulemaking to prohibit any part of DOJ from...


Jul 18, 2018, 11:02 ETUr-Energy and Energy Fuels Announce U.S. Department of Commerce Has Initiated Investigation into Effects of Uranium Imports on U.S. National Security

Ur-Energy Inc. (NYSE American: URG; TSX: URE) ("Ur-Energy") and Energy Fuels Inc. (NYSE American: UUUU; TSX: EFR) ("Energy Fuels") are pleased to...


Jul 18, 2018, 08:31 ETNational Association of Egg Farmers Urges Support for King Amendment in Farm Bill in Congress

The Farm Bill is before Congress every five years and is important to the nation's farmers. This year it is very important to National Association of ...


Jul 17, 2018, 21:04 ETKentucky Pig Farm Abuse Video Being Misused

The organization Mercy for Animals (MFA) has released undercover footage showing the brutal mistreatment of pigs and piglets at Tosh Farms in...


Jul 17, 2018, 15:47 ETU.S. Conference of Mayors Sues U.S. Department of Justice

The U.S. Conference of Mayors filed a complaint against Attorney General Jeff Sessions in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of...


Jul 17, 2018, 13:04 ETStatement by U.S. Conference of Mayors Leadership and CEO on President Trump's Remarks in Helsinki

Below is statement by the top officers of the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM)--President and Columbia (SC) Mayor Steve Benjamin, Vice President and...


Jul 17, 2018, 11:14 ETNational LTC Pharmacy Group to HHS: Eliminate All POS and Post-POS Fees, Charges, Adjustments Paid by Pharmacies to PDPs/PBMs

In response to the Trump Administration's initiative seeking comprehensive stakeholder ideas and input to address soaring consumer drug prices and...


Jul 17, 2018, 10:23 ETNational Association of Realtors® Applauds Introduction of 21st Century Internet Act

The National Association of Realtors® commends Rep. Mike Coffman for his introduction of the 21st Century Internet Act. Rep. Coffman's bill comes in...


Jul 17, 2018, 09:00 ETNational Patient Advocacy Organizations Come Together to Respond to the HHS Blueprint to Lower Drug Prices and Reduce Out-of-Pocket (OOP) Costs

The Patient Access Network (PAN) Foundation, along with 52 of the nation's leading patient advocacy groups, submitted a letter to the U.S. Department ...


Jul 16, 2018, 17:34 ETFort Collins Mayor Joins the National FAA Drone Advisory Committee to Represent Cities

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao has selected Mayor Wade O. Troxell, Ph.D., of the City of Fort Collins, Colorado, to serve on the Federal...


Jul 16, 2018, 16:19 ETPatient Advocates Call on Trump Administration to Defend Patients with Preexisting Conditions in Court

National Patient Advocate Foundation (NPAF) called on the Trump Administration to reverse its decision to argue in court that the preexisting...


Jul 16, 2018, 13:36 ETBiopharmaceutical Industry Takes Bold New Policy Position on How Payments Should Work in Supply Chain

Demonstrating its commitment to changing the status quo, the biopharmaceutical industry today announced a bold new policy position on how payments...


Jul 16, 2018, 10:28 ETNew Research: Eliminating Drugmaker Rebates Leads to Significantly Higher Medicare Part D Premiums for Seniors

The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) is releasing new research showing that premiums would rise by over 50 percent if Medicare Part...


Jul 13, 2018, 11:15 ETColleen Owens Announces Endorsement of George Flinn

On Thursday, Dr. George Flinn was endorsed by Colleen Owens, a candidate for U.S. Congress in District 8, as West Tennessee's next Congressman and...


Jul 11, 2018, 20:30 ETGroundbreaking decision for asylum-seekers gives National Press Club award winner his day in court

A federal judge is challenging the government's detention of a National Press Club award-winner, saying there is "enough evidence" to suggest that...


Jul 11, 2018, 18:38 ETSetting The Record Straight On WHA Resolution

Recent media coverage has turned the World Health Assembly Resolution on Infant and Young Child Feeding into a political debate about breastfeeding...


Jul 11, 2018, 13:05 ETHealth Savings Accounts Supposed to Increase, Not Constrain Freedom, States the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS)

When Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) were enacted, it was hoped that they would transform the medical marketplace and substantially lower prices...


Jul 11, 2018, 09:00 ETBeneCard PBF Disrupts PBM Market by Offering Full Pass Through of Rebates

As national attention focuses more strongly on pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) and drug costs, the presidential administration has proposed PBMs...


Jul 10, 2018, 10:32 ETDeclaración de Stacey D. Stewart, presidenta de March of Dimes, sobre el maltrato de mujeres embarazadas en centros de detención de inmigrantes

March of Dimes publicó la siguiente declaración de la presidenta Stacey D. Stewart sobre el maltrato de mujeres embarazadas en centros de detención...