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Apr 18, 2019, 20:56 ET Urban Catalyst reacts to latest IRS Opportunity Zone regulations as first project nears closing

Urban Catalyst, a multi-asset Opportunity Zone Fund headquartered in downtown San Jose and gearing up to close on its first opportunity zone project, ...


Apr 18, 2019, 15:25 ET Congress Should Pass Tobacco 21 Legislation Free of Special Interest Provisions for Tobacco Companies

The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids strongly supports effective federal legislation to raise the tobacco age to 21 nationwide and supported the bills...


Apr 17, 2019, 10:29 ET Sacramento City Council Votes to Ban Flavored Tobacco Products

The Sacramento City Council delivered a big win for kids over the tobacco industry by voting Tuesday to prohibit the sale of all flavored tobacco...


Apr 17, 2019, 10:00 ET Reps. Pallone and Shalala Introduce Comprehensive Legislation to Reverse E-Cigarette Epidemic and Drive Down Youth Tobacco Use

The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids strongly supports the Reversing the Youth Tobacco Epidemic Act of 2019 being introduced by House Energy and...


Apr 16, 2019, 09:00 ET Public Sector Leaders Discuss Practical Advice on Improving Experiences for Citizens and Government Employees

Medallia, Inc. (www.medallia.com), the global Experience Management leader, announced today that it will be hosting a special half-day summit...


Apr 16, 2019, 08:16 ET Rich States Attract Residents, Poor States Make Them Leave

The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) recently released Rich States, Poor States 2019 – its newest publication in an annual series...


Apr 16, 2019, 07:51 ET Patient Advocates Applaud Filing of the 'Safe Step Act' in U.S. House of Representatives

Today, patient and provider groups from across the country applauded the filing of legislation by Representative Raul Ruiz (D-CA) and Representative...


Apr 15, 2019, 13:00 ET Registration Opens, Agenda Posts for Summer Meeting of Gaming Legislators, July 12-13 in Minneapolis

Building off the record total and legislative attendance at its Winter Meeting three months ago, the National Council of Legislators from Gaming...


Apr 12, 2019, 16:08 ET Consumer Watchdog: Victims, Taxpayers and Ratepayers Shouldn't Be Forced To Pay For Felon's Negligence Under PG&E Bailout Plan; Politicians Should Give Back Utility Money

Consumer Watchdog said today that a California wildfire victims' relief fund could be important, but that the proposal put forth today by Governor...


Apr 12, 2019, 11:13 ET Delaware Joins Growing Number of States Raising Tobacco Age to 21

Delaware will soon become the latest state to prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under 21. The state legislature approved the bill...


Apr 12, 2019, 10:15 ET Pennsylvania Adjutant General Reaches Out to PA Legislature to Support Gov. Wolf's PA GI Bill

Maj. Gen. Tony Carrelli, Pennsylvania's adjutant general and head of the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA), sent Letters to the PA...


Apr 12, 2019, 10:12 ET AFGE Applauds Introduction of Senate Bill to Provide Paid Family Leave to Federal Workers

Today, American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. issued the following statement in response to the introduction ...


Apr 12, 2019, 09:22 ET State officials laud economic impact of the arts in the PA Wilds

A reception for the Creative Makers of the Pennsylvania Wilds Exhibit on March 27 provided an opportunity for state officials to celebrate rural...


Apr 10, 2019, 16:48 ET Energy Fairness Statement on FY 2020 Federal Budget

While the Trump Administration's FY2020 budget request to Congress proposes many positive measures for Americans, it also includes a proposal that...


Apr 10, 2019, 16:02 ET UsAgainstAlzheimer's Applauds the Bipartisan Introduction of the CHANGE Act, Critical Legislation to Promote Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer's

UsAgainstAlzheimer's today applauded the bipartisan, bicameral introduction of the CHANGE Act by Sens. Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Robert Menendez...


Apr 10, 2019, 15:09 ET New Markets Tax Credit Coalition Hosts Fly-in, Congressional Briefing

The nation's leading community development entities met with nearly one hundred Members of Congress and their staffs to discuss the advancement of...


Apr 10, 2019, 13:29 ET FAIR Applauds Reintroduction of the RAISE Act

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


Apr 10, 2019, 12:00 ET AARP Members Press State Lawmakers For Help Fighting Skyrocketing Prescription Drug Prices at Capitol Rally

More than 200 AARP members from throughout Pennsylvania today told state lawmakers that they are struggling to pay spiking prescription drug prices...


Apr 10, 2019, 11:55 ET Sandy Hook Promise Applauds Federal Increases in STOP School Violence Act Grant Funding

Yesterday, the federal government opened the application process for funding available for violence prevention training for schools created by the...


Apr 10, 2019, 10:00 ET SB276: Robert Kennedy, Jr., ICAN Founder Del Bigtree to Speak At California State Capitol Parents Rally To Protect Patient-Doctor Relationships, Legal Medical Exemptions From Vaccination

Informed Consent Action Network conservatively predicts a crowd of 500 to 1000 people for a rally today at the north steps of the California State...


Apr 09, 2019, 16:45 ET Doctor-Patient Relationship, Access To Primary Eye Health Care Are The Focus As More Than 600 Doctors And Students Of Optometry Advocate On Capitol Hill

Hundreds of American Optometric Association (AOA) doctors of optometry, America's primary eye health care providers, and students from across the U.S....


Apr 09, 2019, 11:21 ET Knights of Columbus Supports Sixth Circuit Ultrasound Ruling

Supreme Knight Carl A. Anderson has offered the following response to the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals decision to uphold Kentucky's...


Apr 09, 2019, 11:15 ET WTO Panel Affirms U.S. Department of Commerce Antidumping Duty Measures Applying the Differential Pricing Methodology to Softwood Lumber Products from Canada

The U.S. Lumber Coalition applauds today's decision by a World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement panel affirming the United States'...


Apr 08, 2019, 17:53 ET Mexican Growers Propose Changes to Agreement Governing Tomato Imports from Mexico

Associations representing most of the Mexican tomato industry formally presented to the Commerce Department today proposed changes to the 2013 Tomato ...


Apr 08, 2019, 17:48 ET National Health Organizations Say No To Medicare Rebate Rule As Seniors Oppose Impact To Part D Premiums

Fifteen national, state, and local organizations, including Better Medicare Alliance, representing and providing care for Medicare beneficiaries sent ...