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Express Scripts Named a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 08:05:00 EDT

(image) ST. LOUIS, Aug. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX) was recognized today as a top-scoring company on the Disability Equality Index® (DEI) for having inclusive workplace, social and governance policies. The DEI is a national benchmarking tool and joint initiative of the...

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Ivan Raiklin launches 1776 Mile Run in Virginia to Support Veterans Charities

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 01:51:00 EDT

(image) ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday August 23, 2017, Ivan Raiklin of Alexandria, VA will kick-off his 1776 mile run around the Commonwealth of Virginia. The run will commence at the Mount Vernon Trail at Mount Vernon Estate Parking Lot. The site open...

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Colorado Petroleum Council statement on industry commitment to safety, local communities and the environment

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 12:10:00 EDT

(image) DENVER, Aug. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Colorado Petroleum Council (CPC) today released the following statement in response to Governor Hickenlooper's proposals on industry safety. The CPC and its members are committed to safe and responsible operations, environmental stewardship...

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East-West Connect's Dmitry Leus Comments on Potential Post-Brexit Strain Upon the Bank of England's Regulatory Arm

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 07:14:00 EDT

LONDON, August 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Dmitry Leus, the founder of East-West Connect, has written an article for EU Today which addresses his views that, from a banking perspective, not enough attention is being paid to the important issue of how the financial world will deal with...

Inside Rx Expands Program To More Than 60 Prescription Brand Medications; Saves Americans More Than $1 Million Since Launch

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 06:00:00 EDT

(image) FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Aug. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Inside Rx, a new venture launched in May by Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX) that provides affordable access to patients paying full list price for prescription medications, is expanding the list of discounted medications available to...

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Latino and Jewish Leaders United Against Violence, Racism and Anti-Semitism

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:53:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of the Latino Jewish Leadership Council (LJLC) strongly denounce the violence, hatred and anti-Semitism displayed by white supremacists, the KKK and neo-Nazis in Charlottesville, Virginia, on August 12. The group of 35...

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Community Brands Member Loyalty Study Finds Majority of Association Members Feel Lack of Connection to Their Organization

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:15:00 EDT

(image) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Aug. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Community Brands, a technology-driven company that delivers purpose-built solutions for the world's leading associations and nonprofits, announced today findings from its Member Loyalty Study: A Deep Dive into Member Preferences and...

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ASLA Opposes Elimination of the Federal Flood Risk Management Standard (FFRMS)

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:53:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to President Trump's executive order intended to streamline the environmental approval process for major infrastructure projects, Nancy Somerville, Hon. ASLA, executive vice president and CEO of the American Society of...

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For the first time in its history, The Medill Justice Project reports from overseas. The U.S. military gives MJP rare access to detention camp in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba.

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 12:51:00 EDT

(image) GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba, Aug. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Medill Justice Project journeyed to the U.S. Naval Station Guantánamo Bay in Cuba to get a rare glimpse of where the United States holds suspected terrorists from across the globe under intense security and opaque circumstances....

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Health Care Reform is a Top Issue Concerning Americans According to KJT Group's LightSource Poll

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:12:00 EDT

(image) HONEOYE FALLS, N.Y., Aug. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to the latest wave of KJT Group's LightSource Poll, American adults are divided in their perceptions of the top issue facing the United States today. Choosing from a set of 12 items, 18% ranked health care reform as...

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SEIU Executive Vice President Valarie Long Resigns from President Trump's National Advisory Committee on Travel and Tourism Infrastructure

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:01:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Valarie Long, Executive Vice President of SEIU, joins the growing chorus of labor and business leaders repudiating President Trump after he failed to condemn the violent actions of white supremacists and domestic terrorists in...

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Virginia Petroleum Council to Gov. McAuliffe: Virginians benefit from safe offshore energy development

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:30:00 EDT

(image) RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Virginia Petroleum Council Executive Director Miles Morin released the following statement in response to Governor McAuliffe's comments on the Interior Department's oil and gas leasing program.  "It's high time Virginia...

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Family Research Council's Tony Perkins Calls for Day of Prayer for America's Healing

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:26:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council President Tony Perkins released the following statement calling the nation to prayer and reconciliation as the national divide grows deeper: "We are a divided nation that is in crisis. We are no longer...

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API: Expanding offshore energy opportunities will benefit American energy consumers

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:30:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- API today urged the administration to expand the next five-year offshore oil and natural gas leasing program to include areas of the Outer Continental Shelf, including the Atlantic, Eastern Gulf of Mexico, and Arctic, with...

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President of nation's largest union to critique Trump-DeVos education agenda on Sept. 8 at National Press Club

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:30:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As more than 50 million public school students head back to classrooms across the country, National Education Association (NEA) President Lily Eskelsen García will assess the Trump education agenda and its potential impact on students...

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Beacon Health Options Urges House to Support 'OPPS Act' that Modernizes Federal Privacy Laws to Combat Opioid Epidemic

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 10:30:00 EDT

(image) BOSTON, Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Beacon Health Options (Beacon), a national leader in behavioral health management, announced today its support for the bipartisan Overdose Prevention and Patient Safety Act, "OPPS Act" of 2017 (H.R. 3545). The legislation was introduced by...

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Holocaust Survivors Foundation USA Condemns Vandalization of Boston Holocaust Memorial and Rise of Hatred, Racism, and Anti-Semitism

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 10:07:00 EDT

(image) MIAMI, Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following release is being issued on behalf of Holocaust Survivors Foundation USA: We are heartbroken and angry that the Holocaust Memorial in Boston was vandalized, this week.   As Holocaust survivors, we are profoundly saddened by...

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EEI Statement on Infrastructure Executive Order

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:49:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Aug. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Edison Electric Institute (EEI) President Tom Kuhn issued the following statement on President Trump's Executive Order on infrastructure permitting and siting. "EEI and its member companies thank President Trump for taking steps to...

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Pennsylvania voters reject bailouts for nuclear power companies, says new poll

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:05:00 EDT

(image) HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- API Pennsylvania today released a new poll showing that the overwhelming majority of Pennsylvania voters would oppose legislation that would force consumers in the state to pay a special fee to bailout nuclear power companies. API...

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Human Rights Watchdog Supports NAACP Resolutions Calling for Protections Against Psychotropic Drugging and Electroshocking of Children

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 09:00:00 EDT

(image) HARLEM, N.Y., Aug. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rev. Frederick Shaw Jr., the National Director of Public Affairs for the mental health watchdog group, Citizens Commission on Human Rights International (CCHR), addressed Harlem community leaders on August 15th at the opening of an...

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