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Published: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:30:35 EDT

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Declaraciones de Stacey D. Stewart, presidenta de March of Dimes, sobre la presentación de la Better Care Reconciliation Act

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 19:32:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, 22 de junio de 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The March of Dimes publicó hoy las siguientes declaraciones de su presidenta, Stacey D. Stewart, en relación con la presentación de la Better Care Reconciliation Act (Ley de conciliación para el mejor cuidado de la salud):...

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AARP Calls on Senate to Reject Health Bill

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:33:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, June 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond released the following statement today in response to the Senate bill which imposes an "Age Tax" on older adults—increasing health insurance premiums and reducing tax credits, makes cuts to...

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Children's Hospital Colorado CEO Calls On U.S. Senator Cory Gardner To Improve Senate Healthcare Draft For Kids

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:15:00 EDT

(image) AURORA, Colo., June 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to this morning's draft legislative language of the U.S. Senate's version of the healthcare reform bill, Jena Hausmann, president and CEO of Children's Hospital Colorado, released the following statement: Instead of just...

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Cal/OSHA recuerda a los empleadores con trabajadores que laboran al aire libre que deben proveer agua potable para evitar enfermedades causadas por el calor

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:06:00 EDT

(image) OAKLAND, California, 22 de junio de 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Cal/OSHA recuerda a los empleadores con trabajadores que laboran al aire libre que deben proveer agua potable y exhortar a los trabajadores a mantenerse hidratados con el fin de evitar enfermedades causadas por el...

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PASS Opposes Privatization of Air Traffic Control System; Rejects House FAA Reauthorization

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 17:34:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, June 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Mike Perrone, national president of the Professional Aviation Safety Specialists, AFL-CIO (PASS), the union that represents 11,000 employees at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) who ensure the safety of the National...

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Statement of Stacey D. Stewart, President, March of Dimes on Release of the Better Care Reconciliation Act

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:28:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, June 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The March of Dimes released the following statement from President Stacey D. Stewart regarding release of the Better Care Reconciliation Act: "The March of Dimes is profoundly disappointed that the Senate leadership has...

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Independent Pilot Labor Lauds AIRR Act

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:24:00 EDT

WASHINGTON, June 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The NetJets Association of Shared Aircraft Pilots (NJASAP), Southwest Airlines Pilots Association (SWAPA), and Allied Pilots Association (APA) are pleased to announce their support for HR 2997: The 21st Century Aviation...

Statement by NATCA President Paul Rinaldi supporting the 21st Century Aviation Innovation, Reform, and Reauthorization (AIRR) Act

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:23:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, June 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) President Paul Rinaldi issued this statement after House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster, R-Pa., introduced the 21st Century Aviation...

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Multistate Employers May See Simplified State Income Tax System

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:36:00 EDT

(image) DALLAS, June 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 20, the Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act (H.R. 1393) was passed by a voice vote in the House of Representatives. The bill will now move to the Senate for review. As the name implies, the Act would provide multistate...

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The Senate's Better Care Reconciliation Act is Irredeemable, would eliminate 12 Percent of CDC's Budget for Fiscal Year 2018

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:30:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, June 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The below is a statement from John Auerbach, president and CEO, of Trust for America's Health (TFAH) on the Senate's Better Care Reconciliation Act. "The Senate version is no better than what the House proposed and in no way...

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Statement of Betsy Ryan, New Jersey Hospital Association President and CEO, on the U.S. Senate's 'Better Care Reconciliation Act'

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:38:00 EDT

(image) PRINCETON, N.J., June 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The new Senate healthcare bill shows a callous disregard to the well-being of millions of American families. "Amid a deep partisan rift, we have sadly lost sight of those who would be most affected by this measure and its...

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Gutting Federal Health Law Imperils Ga. Families, Hospitals, State Budget

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 10:13:00 EDT

ATLANTA, June 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The metro Atlanta region stands to  lose $1.6 billion under proposed Medicaid changes in the American Health Care Act and other Georgia regions from the mountains to the coast also stand to lose hundreds of millions of health system d...

Realtors® Highlight Flood Insurance Concerns as House Committee Finalizes Key Markup

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 16:43:00 EDT

(image) /PRNewswire/ -- The House Financial Services Committee today concluded a markup on multiple pieces of legislation to reauthorize and reform the National Flood Insurance Program. Following is a statement from National Association of Realtors® President William E. Brown:...

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Republican Special Election Victories Illustrate Voter Commitment to Job Creation

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 11:01:00 EDT

ATLANTA, June 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Job Creators Network (JCN) highlighted how last night's Republican victories in special elections in Georgia's 6th District and South Carolina's 5th District demonstrate the American public stands behind President Trump's...

Coalition Formed to Keep the Warriors in Oakland

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 11:00:00 EDT

(image) SAN FRANCISCO, June 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Good Neighbor Coalition today announced it has started to collect signatures and will work within the legislative system to allow voters to decide whether or not it is correct for the City of San Francisco to encourage a move by the...

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Majorities Oppose All Key Provisions of House-Passed Healthcare Bill, Including in Very Red Districts

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 07:12:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, June 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While Senate Republicans move toward finalizing their healthcare plan, a new in-depth survey finds that all of the key provisions of the House-passed American Health Care Act (AHCA) are opposed by clear majorities. Overall, 67 percent...

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AARP Launches New Health Care Radio Ad Blitz

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 18:40:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, June 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP today released a new radio ad urging seven Senators to oppose the health care bill because it would strip coverage away from millions of Americans. The radio ads launching this week ask constituents to contact...

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Alaska Governor Recognizes InterActive Legal Co-Founder

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 17:46:00 EDT

(image) MELBOURNE, Fla., June 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- InterActive Legal founding partner, Jonathan Blattmachr has been recognized by Alaska Governor Bill Walker for contributions to that state's vibrant trusts and estates industry.  Mr. Blattmachr, who is Editor-in-Chief & Co-Author of Wealth...

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Deloitte Responds to Tax Reform Outlook From House Speaker Paul Ryan

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 17:07:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, June 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Deloitte's Tax Policy Leader Jon Traub, principal, Deloitte Tax LLP, offered the following statement in response to the tax reform outlook provided during House Speaker Paul Ryan's address to the National Association of Manufacturers:...

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Pennsylvania Teamsters Rally At Capitol In Protest Of Anti-Worker Legislation

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 14:28:00 EDT

(image) HARRISBURG, Pa., June 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than a thousand Teamsters from across Pennsylvania rallied on the steps of the state capitol today to protest legislation designed to weaken worker protections and undercut their ability to bargain for improvements on...

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