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Sep 18, 2018, 19:18 ET Veteran-Owned Small Business SafeRacks Reacts to Section 301 Tariffs on China

Matt Davis, CEO of SafeRacks, testified on behalf of Eagle Industrial Group Inc., the parent company of SafeRacks, at the U.S. Trade Representative...


Sep 18, 2018, 18:30 ET Wounded Warrior Project, Veterans Service Organizations, and Congressional Leaders Announce Passage of "Death Gratuity" Payment Reform Bill

Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) applauds the addition of H.R. 1928 Families of The Fallen Service Members Act to the minibus carrying the defense...


Sep 18, 2018, 13:00 ET Highlights of the Medicare Part D 15th Anniversary Summit

Medicare Access for Patients Rx (MAPRx), a coalition of over 55 patient advocacy organizations, today hosted a summit to celebrate the 15th...


Sep 18, 2018, 12:45 ET Refugee Cap of 30,000 Makes Sense Given Massive, Ongoing Levels of Humanitarian Relief, Says FAIR

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


Sep 18, 2018, 10:40 ET Statement by U.S. Conference of Mayors President Columbia (SC) Mayor Steve Benjamin on the Passage of the Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018

Below is a statement by U.S. Conference of Mayors President Columbia (SC) Mayor Steve Benjamin on the passage of the Opioid Crisis Response Act of...


Sep 14, 2018, 15:12 ET SOCMA Applauds Signing of Miscellaneous Tariff Bill into Law

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) applauds Congress and the Administration for reinstating the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill...


Sep 13, 2018, 16:10 ET Fifteen Years On, Proposition 12 Continues To Expand Health Care Options Across Texas

As Texas marks the 15th anniversary of voter approval of landmark medical liability reform, the state continues to see dramatic improvement in access ...


Sep 13, 2018, 15:30 ET AJC Applauds House Passage of Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act

AJC welcomes House passage of the Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act. H.R. 1911, introduced by Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) and a...


Sep 13, 2018, 08:30 ET Over 60 Local Officials Call on Congress to Protect Local Authority to Restrict Toxic Pesticides in the Farm Bill

In an effort to protect the rights of communities nationwide, over 60 local officials from across the country sent a letter to Congress today...


Sep 12, 2018, 12:31 ET CBC Foundation Forum: A 50-Year Journey - Fair Housing Act To The Current State Of Housing In Black America

Livestreamed at http:/facebook.com/RealtistNAREB at 2 PM Et WHO: • Lisa Rice, President and CEO National Fair Housing Alliance • James H. Carr,...


Sep 11, 2018, 13:41 ET Acorns Named as a Part of the Advisory Committee for The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection

The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) announced new appointments to the Consumer Advisory Board (CAB), which include Manning Field,...


Sep 11, 2018, 08:41 ET CANA Foundation Hosts First Annual Bipartisan Legislative Panel at the Hampton Classic Horse Show

The CANA Foundation hosted its First Annual Hampton Classic Bipartisan Legislative Panel, which gathered an audience of more than 100 and sought to...


Sep 10, 2018, 19:40 ET Coletiva de imprensa via teleconferência: o cidadão americano Luis F. Andrade fala com a imprensa antes de ser injustamente aprisionado pelo governo colombiano

O contraditório procurador-geral da Colômbia tem como objetivo silenciar e aprisionar Luis F. Andrade, um cidadão americano e ex-diretor da agência...


Sep 10, 2018, 19:33 ET Teleconferencia de prensa: el ciudadano estadounidense Luis F. Andrade habla con los medios antes de que el Gobierno colombiano lo encarcele injustamente

El fiscal general colombiano, una persona con conflictos, se ha propuesto la misión de silenciar y encarcelar a un ciudadano estadounidense y...


Sep 10, 2018, 12:23 ET Tele-Press Conference: American Citizen, Luis F. Andrade, Speaks to Media Before Colombian Government Unjustly Imprisons Him

Colombia's conflicted Attorney General is on a mission to silence and imprison a U.S. citizen and former head of Colombia's national infrastructure...


Sep 10, 2018, 12:02 ET Union echoes bipartisan calls from 182 lawmakers to overturn Trump pay freeze

The American Federation of Government Employees is echoing bipartisan calls from members of the U.S. House to overturn President Trump's plan to...


Sep 10, 2018, 10:00 ET "Making Migration Visible" Launches In Maine

Maine is set to become one of America's most outspoken voices on immigration this month as a collaboration between artists and community groups...


Sep 06, 2018, 16:05 ET Teamsters: New NAFTA Must Be Trilateral, Address Freight Rail Staffing Concerns

The following is a joint statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa and Teamsters Canada President François Laporte in response to ongoing...


Sep 06, 2018, 15:08 ET CAIR Condemns Trump Administration Proposal for Indefinite Detention of Immigrant Children

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


Sep 06, 2018, 15:08 ET Statement by U.S. Conference of Mayors President Columbia (SC) Mayor Steve Benjamin on Meeting with Treasury Secretary on Opportunity Zones

Today, a bipartisan delegation of mayors, led by U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) President Columbia (SC) Mayor Steve Benjamin, met with Treasury...


Sep 06, 2018, 11:41 ET Beer Institute Names Senators Baldwin and Portman, Representatives Buck and Peters the 2018 Beer Champions

The Beer Institute is honoring U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Rob Portman (R-OH), as well as U.S. Representatives Ken Buck (R-CO) and Scott...


Sep 05, 2018, 15:57 ET Pennsylvania House Labor and Industry Committee Excludes Workers from Discussion on Overtime Pay, says Pennsylvania AFL-CIO

On Wednesday, September 5, 2018, the House Labor and Industry Committee chaired by Representative Rob Kauffman, stacked the deck against the working...


Sep 05, 2018, 15:48 ET MAZON's CEO Reacts to USDA Report on Food Security in the United States

Abby J. Leibman, President & CEO of MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger, issued this statement in response to new data released today by the U.S....


Sep 05, 2018, 12:42 ET U.S. Secretary of Commerce Announces Henry Childs, II as National Director of the Minority Business Development Agency

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that Henry Childs, II will be the new National Director of the U.S. Department of Commerce's...


Sep 05, 2018, 12:35 ET Astroturfing Institute Offers Services of Professional On-demand Applause for Theaters, Rallies and Political Gatherings: The La ClaQue Club

The Astroturfing Institute (http://www.astroturfinginstitute.org) recently announced the formation of the La ClaQue Club to offer paid audiences for...