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May 20, 2020, 16:57 ET New York Dentists Urge State Approval To Return To Full Practice

Dentists across the State of New York are calling for Governor Andrew Cuomo to rescind his emergency order limiting dental practices to emergency and ...


May 20, 2020, 08:33 ET Rice University Study on Illegal Immigration Underestimates Costs, Overestimates Benefits, and Defies Logic, Says FAIR

A new report by Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy is a desperate attempt to sell the American public on the "benefits" of mass...


May 18, 2020, 18:24 ET Gov. Baker COVID-19 Reopening Plan Prompts MNA Nurses and Healthcare Professionals to Call for Stronger PPE Standards, More Frontline Perspective, Consistent Back-to-Work Guidelines

The Massachusetts Nurses Association is encouraged to learn some of the steps the Baker Administration and its Reopening Advisory Board have taken...


May 18, 2020, 12:55 ET Joshua Casey, Democrat, Joins Race To Challenge Incumbent Washington State Auditor In Response To COVID-19 Preparedness

Joshua Casey, a resident of Seattle, has made the decision to join the race for Washington's State Auditor. He is challenging the incumbent who,...


May 18, 2020, 11:54 ET California housing market feels full brunt of coronavirus outbreak in April, C.A.R. reports

California home sales dropped sharply in April from both the previous month and year as the housing market began to feel the full impact of the...


May 12, 2020, 18:25 ET AARP Pennsylvania Welcomes Steps to Improve Testing and Reporting of COVID-19 Cases in Long-Term Care Facilities

AARP Pennsylvania State Director Bill Johnston-Walsh issued the following statement today in response to the Wolf Administration's plans to increase...


May 12, 2020, 16:46 ET More Than 2,000 Illinoisans Sign Petition Urging Leaders to Enact Paid Sick Time

Today Women Employed joined our partners in the Illinois Paid Sick Days Coalition to deliver a petition, signed by more than 2,000 Illinois...


May 12, 2020, 08:38 ET CFFS Praises Governor Kemp for Bold Leadership in Reopening Georgia

The state of Georgia should be a model for other states to follow when it comes to reopening businesses and jump-starting their economies, according...


May 08, 2020, 16:15 ET Governor Extends Time For Filing Child Victims Act Claims

Victims of childhood abuse throughout the State of New York were relieved on the morning of May 8th to learn that Governor Andrew Cuomo had signed an ...


May 07, 2020, 13:07 ET Apotex Corp. Resolves US Federal Government Antitrust Investigation Regarding Generic Drug Pricing

Weston, FL, May 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - Apotex Corp. has reached a resolution with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Antitrust Division concerning...


May 05, 2020, 21:05 ET Lt. Col. Allen West to Interview Shelley Luther

The following is a statement from Lt. Col. Allen West: Today is a sad day in America, in Texas. Just yesterday, I interviewed Salon á la Mode owner...


Apr 27, 2020, 15:42 ET COVID-19 Shutdown Forces Yes on IP 34, Oregon's Psilocybin Therapy Initiative, to Change Petition Strategy in Order to Collect Remaining 15,000 Signatures

Initiative Petition 34 (IP 34), the measure that would bring a licensed and supervised psilocybin therapy program to Oregon, announced today that the ...


Apr 27, 2020, 13:54 ET Alaska Teams up with MUNIRevs and TTR to Help Companies Get Sales Tax Right

Sales Tax Simplification in Alaska While Alaska does not have a state-level sales tax, many local governments impose a sales tax on taxable sales....


Apr 27, 2020, 12:46 ET NJ Attorney Helped Pass First Responders Law That Now Protects Those on COVID-19 Front Line

Richard Marcolus isn't your average workers' compensation attorney; and that isn't because he's a Certified Workers' Compensation Specialist by the...


Apr 24, 2020, 13:00 ET Lt. Col. Allen West Calls for Dennis Bonnen's Removal Again

Lt. Col. Allen West is again calling for Dennis Bonnen's removal as Speaker of the Texas State House. Bonnen's true character was revealed last year...


Apr 23, 2020, 13:32 ET State Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara Should Stop All Auto Insurance Rate Increases During Pandemic, Says Consumer Watchdog

Consumer Watchdog today called on Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara to suspend all increases in auto insurance rates through September 1, or the...


Apr 22, 2020, 19:24 ET EIPCa: California Secretary of State Investigating Double Voting in March Primary

A sample of votes cast in California's March 3, 2020 election exposed 15 registrants whose voting histories show that each cast two vote-by-mail...


Apr 21, 2020, 09:54 ET Maya Rockeymoore Cummings Hosts Discussion on How to Support Front-line Workers During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, Democratic candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives representing Maryland's 7th Congressional District, will host a ...


Apr 20, 2020, 08:00 ET Capital Bank, N.A., Helped Hundreds of DMV Small Businesses Secure $173 Million in PPP Loans

By the time the federal Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) ran out of money this week, Maryland-based Capital Bank, N.A., had been able to help 597...


Apr 16, 2020, 18:49 ET Mississippi Supreme Court Unanimously Upholds Ruling To Award C Spire With State Technology Contract

C Spire today announced that its new contract with the Mississippi Department of Information Technology Services (ITS) will move forward without any...


Apr 16, 2020, 18:39 ET Struggling Bay Area Transit Agencies Poised to Receive First Wave of Federal Support

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today released a framework for the allocation of more than $780 million of federal funds to...


Apr 16, 2020, 14:02 ET Ad Industry Urges Whitmer to End Partial Michigan Ad Ban

Five of the nation's largest advertising trade associations today released a joint statement urging Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer to rescind a...


Apr 16, 2020, 12:14 ET California's housing market begins to feel effects of coronavirus as March home sales drop, C.A.R. reports

California home sales fell from both the previous month and year in March as the coronavirus pandemic began taking a toll on the housing market,...


Apr 15, 2020, 11:10 ET Michigan Chamber of Commerce And Mackinac Center Recommend Guiding Principles To Propel Michigan Recovery

Recognizing state government's role in protecting public health and economic vitality, the Michigan Chamber of Commerce and the Mackinac Center for...


Apr 15, 2020, 09:11 ET KW Miller Congressional Committee Sends Fairness, Discrimination, and Voter Fraud Notice to Florida Secretary of State

The KW Miller Congressional Committee ("Committee") has delivered a "Fairness and Voter Fraud" notice to Florida Secretary of State, Laurel Lee...