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14:30 ET Plan to Modernize Oakland's Business Tax Announced by City Councilmembers, Small Business Owners, Labor and Community Groups

Oakland City Councilmembers, small business owners, Labor and community groups announce plan to support small business and create vibrant communities ...


Jun 03, 2020, 17:37 ET Trucking Applauds Chairman DeFazio on Release of Surface Transportation Bill

Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear issued the following statement after Transportation and Infrastructure Committee...


Jun 03, 2020, 15:54 ET Teamsters Applaud Unveiling Of New House Transportation Legislation

The Teamsters are lauding the release of a new House transportation measure today, saying the bill is a win for workers and will enhance roadway...


Jun 03, 2020, 14:11 ET Rails-to-Trails Conservancy: "INVEST in America Act" Goes Far To Deliver the Transportation Infrastructure America Needs

The "Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America (INVEST in America) Act," the federal transportation...


May 31, 2020, 19:48 ET Los Angeles Urban League Addresses Protests Related to the Death of George Floyd at the Hands of Police

The Los Angeles Urban League stands shoulder to shoulder with the protests fueled by the senseless, witnessed deaths of George Floyd and Breonna...


May 29, 2020, 14:27 ET Health Coalition Applauds House Bill to Protect Pandemic Responders, Facilities from Unnecessary Lawsuits

The Health Coalition on Liability and Access (HCLA) today applauded the introduction of a bill in the House of Representatives that offers...


May 28, 2020, 15:43 ET BBB Tip: Watch for Economic Impact Payments in a Debit Card

The U.S. Department of the Treasury is currently mailing Economic Impact Payments (EIP) in the form of prepaid debit cards. Most Americans already...


May 28, 2020, 13:31 ET USW Urges Colorado Lawmakers to Quickly Pass Paid Sick Leave Bill

The United Steelworkers (USW) union today urged the Colorado Senate and General Assembly to swiftly pass and the governor to sign the "Healthy...


May 28, 2020, 11:00 ET Support Grows for California Bill Giving Voters Power to Expand Opportunity for Women, People of Color

Strong momentum is growing for legislation asking voters to decide whether the state government can again address discrimination against women and...


May 27, 2020, 17:19 ET To Prevent a Second Wave of COVID-19, AACC Calls on Senate to Include 5 Recommendations in Upcoming Coronavirus Bill

Now that the latest coronavirus relief package, known as the Heroes Act, has moved forward to the U.S. Senate, AACC has sent a letter to Senate...


May 27, 2020, 14:00 ET La FDA presenta la nueva etiqueta de información nutricional

¿Ya se enteró? ¡La etiqueta de información nutricional está estrenando una nueva imagen! La Administración de Alimentos y Medicamentos de los Estados ...


May 26, 2020, 12:09 ET Academy Of Nutrition And Dietetics Supports Introduction Of Medical Nutrition Therapy Legislation In Congress

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics supports U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel (N.Y.) and Rep. Pete King's (N.Y.) commitment to America's health by...


May 25, 2020, 14:02 ET Judicial Watch and Election Integrity Project California Both Work to Restore Voter Confidence Nationwide

In the wake of proposals to change voting laws and practices due to the Covid-19 virus, Judicial Watch, Inc. and Election Integrity Project...


May 24, 2020, 12:14 ET AARP Illinois Statement on Legislative Action Taken During Session

AARP Illinois State Director Bob Gallo issued the following statement today in regards to legislative action taken that will have a meaningful impact ...


May 22, 2020, 08:38 ET Association of Title IX Administrators (ATIXA) to Facilitate Public Posting of its Title IX Training Materials

On May 6, 2020, the US Department of Education (ED) issued new regulations on Title IX, the federal sex discrimination statute that governs how all...


May 21, 2020, 19:04 ET Allen West to Headline the Texas Freedom Rally at The State Capitol

Lt. Col. Allen West will be headlining the Texas Freedom Rally in Austin, TX at the Texas Capital south entrance on Saturday May 23rd at 11:30am. He...


May 21, 2020, 15:50 ET Teamsters Laud House Coronavirus Panel Briefing Addressing Worker Needs

The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about a briefing of the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Pandemic ...


May 21, 2020, 12:50 ET AARP IL Urges Support for Mail-In Ballots to Protect Older Adults During COVID-19 Pandemic

On behalf of its 1.7 million older adults in Illinois who are highest risk for severe disease and death from COVID-19 related illness, AARP is urging ...


May 19, 2020, 09:05 ET Coalition Supports Parental Consent for Use of Newborn DNA in Research

Citizens' Council for Health Freedom (CCHF) formed a nationwide coalition in support of Senator Lamar Alexander, Chairman of the U.S. Senate...


May 18, 2020, 11:00 ET Enlightenment Plaza: Permanent Supportive Housing in Rampart Village Is Moving Forward

In a unanimous decision, The Los Angeles City Planning Commission voted Thursday to recommend approval of the entitlements package for Enlightenment...


May 15, 2020, 22:36 ET Nation's Mayors Applaud House Passage of the HEROES Act

Today, U.S. Conference of Mayors President and Rochester Hills (MI) Mayor Bryan K. Barnett released the following statement on the U.S. House of...


May 15, 2020, 08:38 ET Congressman Brian Higgins D. New York Sponsors a New Purple Heart Flag Bill

The Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter #187 has hosted a ceremony to provide for Congressman Brian Higgins to announce a new Purple Heart...


May 14, 2020, 16:40 ET Pennsylvania Association of Realtors® Urges Gov. Wolf to Sign House Bill 2412

Pennsylvania's House of Representatives passed House Bill 2412 on a concurrence vote today and the bill now moves to Gov. Tom Wolf's desk. The bill,...


May 14, 2020, 16:28 ET Nation's Leading Nonprofits Urge Congress to Ensure Nonprofits are Included in Next Stimulus Package

As the House of Representatives is on the verge of acting on H.R. 6800, the HEROES Act, the nation's charitable nonprofits strongly urge leaders in...


May 13, 2020, 12:34 ET USW Urges Swift Action on Pennsylvania Sick Leave Bill

The United Steelworkers (USW) union today applauded Pennsylvania Rep. Dan Miller's introduction of Pennsylvania House Bill 2495, calling for expanded ...