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Jan 09, 2018, 13:03 ET NGAUS: Guard Apache Battalions Need Six More Aircraft

Retired Brig. Gen. Roy Robinson, the NGAUS president, issued the following statement after the recent release of the Army basing decision for the...


Jan 09, 2018, 12:09 ET AARP Applauds Congressional Passage of RAISE Family Caregivers Act

AARP welcomes passage in the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives of the bipartisan Recognize, Assist, Include, Support, and Engage...


Jan 08, 2018, 16:15 ET NHCSL critica decisión sobre TPS para salvadoreños

El Caucus Nacional de Legisladores Estatales Hispanos (NHCSL, por sus siglas en inglés) hizo las siguientes declaraciones sobre la decisión del...


Jan 08, 2018, 15:57 ET NHCSL Blasts DHS Decision On TPS For Salvadorans

The National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators (NHCSL) issued the following statement on the US Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) decision...


Jan 08, 2018, 14:53 ET $180 Billion U.S. Medical Device Industry Reckons With Return of Tax

A bipartisan two-year suspension of a medical device tax in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has expired, forcing companies will to pay that tax as...


Jan 05, 2018, 15:58 ET CCRKBA Announces Its Priorities For The 2018 Legislative Agenda

The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms today announced its legislative priorities for 2018, noting that the threat to Second...


Jan 05, 2018, 12:32 ET Shark Tank's Kevin O'Leary Tells ASI's Orlando Audience A "Golden Age" Is Coming

Blunt-talking millionaire investor Kevin O'Leary, known as "Mr. Wonderful" on the reality TV show Shark Tank, encouraged entrepreneurs at a...


Jan 05, 2018, 11:43 ET Bloomberg Tax Issues Report Highlighting Impact Of Sweeping Tax Overhaul On Key Industries

Bloomberg Tax today issued Industry-Specific Impact of Tax Reform, a special report that helps tax professionals understand how the recently...


Jan 05, 2018, 07:00 ET IDEXX Laboratories Announces Estimated Impact of U.S. Tax Reform

IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. ("IDEXX" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: IDXX), a global leader in veterinary diagnostics, veterinary practice software and...


Jan 04, 2018, 14:45 ET Gleostine Price Hike Undercuts Drugmakers' Campaign to Deflect Blame for High Prices

The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) released the following statement on the decision to raise Gleostine's price from $50 to...


Jan 04, 2018, 13:24 ET Reminder - District of Columbia Sales and Use Tax Filing

This is a reminder of the sales and use tax process and filing changes that the District of Columbia Office of Tax and Revenue (OTR) implemented...


Jan 04, 2018, 12:58 ET Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. on FDA Food Safety Modernization Act enforcement discretion guidance

The FDA is committed to ensuring the U.S. food supply remains among the safest in the world. We've been working hard to implement the FDA Food...


Jan 04, 2018, 10:16 ET NORD and the Orphan Drug Act Celebrate 35th Anniversaries

This year marks the 35th anniversaries of both the Orphan Drug Act, a law that provided incentives for the development of drugs for patients with...


Jan 04, 2018, 10:14 ET Ohio Nurses Association Applauds Introduction of House Bill 456 - Prohibit Requiring Nurses to Work Overtime

House Bill 456, sponsored by Representative Robert Sprague (R-Findlay), aims to make Ohio the 19th state to outlaw nurse mandatory overtime – a...


Jan 04, 2018, 09:11 ET AFGE echoes lawmakers' call to reject cuts to federal worker pay, benefits in budget deal

The largest union representing federal government workers is echoing a call by 95 members of Congress to oppose further cuts to federal employee...


Jan 03, 2018, 17:46 ET SAF Amends Challenge To Cal. 'Assault Weapon' Regs, Seeks Injunction

Attorneys for the Second Amendment Foundation and its partners in a challenge to the California Department of Justice regulations on so-called...


Jan 03, 2018, 17:33 ET AFA Encourages Airline Management to Engage Unions on Impact of Tax Bill

Sara Nelson, president of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO, representing 50,000 Flight Attendants at 20 airlines, released this...


Jan 03, 2018, 15:01 ET ADG Invited to Submit Part II Application for $1.9 billion in Loan Guarantees under DOE's Title XVII Loan Guarantee Program

Appalachia Development Group, LLC, (ADG) today announced that it has been invited to submit a Part II Application for a loan guarantee under the...


Dec 29, 2017, 12:22 ET Changing Tax Codes Impact Assistance Dog Services for People with Disabilities

Big changes are coming for the 2018 tax year after the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, and it may be impacting those organizations...


Dec 28, 2017, 08:30 ET U.S. Senate Unanimously Passes Historic Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Resolution

On Thursday, December 21, 2017 the U.S. Senate passed by unanimous consent S.Res.336, a resolution recognizing the seriousness of Polycystic Ovary...


Dec 27, 2017, 09:38 ET Mortgage Banking Experts Call on North Carolina Delegation to Address Housing Finance Reform

As tax reform negotiations come to an end and a bill is finalized, Congress must shift toward reforming the nation's unsustainable housing finance...


Dec 26, 2017, 09:00 ET Legislators Warned of Patient Abuse, Potential Fraud in $50 Billion For-Profit Psychiatric-Behavioral Market

Thousands of U.S. state legislators have been put on notice about potential patient abuse and fraud in the for-profit behavioral system that is...


Dec 22, 2017, 16:02 ET Center Coast MLP & Infrastructure Fund (CEN) Provides Update on Deferred Tax Balance

Center Coast MLP & Infrastructure Fund (NYSE: CEN) (the "Fund") announces adjustments to the Fund's estimates of its deferred tax asset balance...


Dec 22, 2017, 11:47 ET API welcomes President Trump signing pro-growth tax reform into law

API President and CEO Jack Gerard today welcomed President Trump's signature on H.R. 1, delivering pro-growth, pro-development economic reforms to...


Dec 22, 2017, 11:28 ET NAIOP Welcomes Implementation of Sweeping Tax Reform Measure

NAIOP, the commercial real estate development association representing more than 19,000 developers, owners, investors and practitioners, welcomes...