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Federal Court Rules In Favor Of SAF In Challenge To Chicago Gun Regulations

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 20:12:00 EST

(image) BELLEVUE, Wash., Jan. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A three-judge panel of the Seventh U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals today handed the Second Amendment Foundation a victory in its challenge of firearms regulations in the City of Chicago, striking down a zoning provision, reversing an...

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Health Insurance Companies Are the Culprit in "Surprise" Medical Bills

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:18:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health insurance companies are ignoring a real solution to "surprise" medical bills and misleading their customers and the public when they blame physicians, according to Dr. Rebecca Parker, president of the American College of...

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National Stroke Association Letter to Congress on Health Care Reform

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:00:00 EST

(image) CENTENNIAL, Colo., Jan. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Stroke Association,—the nation's only nonprofit devoted entirely to stroke—is releasing the letter CEO Robyn Moore sent to Congressional leadership and the incoming Trump administration regarding...

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U.S. Vote Foundation to Tackle a Nationwide Data Problem

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 14:12:00 EST

(image) NEW YORK, Jan. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Vote Foundation's (US Vote) 12-year investment in development of its election data and API technology will be used to address a vast and unmanaged data challenge: Local Election Dates and Deadlines. The announcement was released at the...

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African American Health Alliance Urges President-elect Trump to Meet with U.S. Surgeons General

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:08:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In a letter to President-elect Donald Trump, the African American Health Alliance has called on him to meet jointly with the nation's surgeons general. The Alliance, co-chaired by Dr. Joycelyn Elders, is a nonprofit volunteer organization working t...

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ASPCA Commends USDA for Improving Lives of Animals Raised on Organic Farms

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:54:00 EST

(image) NEW YORK, Jan. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) commends the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Organic Program (NOP) for today finalizing a long-awaited set of animal welfare standards...

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American Legion blasts Manning commutation

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 21:05:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Jan.17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The leader of the nation's largest veterans organization criticized President Obama's decision today to commute the sentence of an ex-soldier convicted of violating the U.S. Espionage Act along with many other charges. Chelsea...

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FRC's Lt. Gen. Jerry Boykin Statement on Pres. Obama Commuting Most of Bradley Manning's Sentence

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:06:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obama announced today that he will commute most of the remaining prison sentence of Bradley Manning, the national security leaker, whose espionage put Americans at risk, and who then demanded that the U.S. Army not just...

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ATA Hires John Drake as Senior Vice President of Legislative Affairs

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:26:00 EST

(image) ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear announced the trucking group has hired transportation veteran John Drake as its newest senior vice president of legislative affairs. "ATA's members...

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Bloomberg BNA And EY To Host Complimentary Briefing On DOJ & SEC Enforcement Trends January 24

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:24:00 EST

(image) ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bloomberg BNA and EY today announced that they will be hosting a complimentary briefing the afternoon of Tuesday, January 24 that will delve into the regulatory and enforcement priorities for the Department of Justice (DOJ) and...

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Agriculture Department seeks comments on national organic check-off

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:05:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on Tuesday announced it is seeking public comments to a proposal for a nationwide research and promotion check-off program for the organic industry. The Organic Trade Association (OTA) hailed...

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Hallmark Obama Administration Labor & Employment Initiatives Under Fire In 2017 From President Trump And GOP Congress

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:00:00 EST

(image) ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Trump administration and the Republican-controlled Congress are taking square aim at a number of the signature labor and employment policies put forth during the Obama administration, according to Bloomberg Labor &...

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Affiliated Monitors, Inc. Announces the Hiring of Rodney A. Grandon

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:50:00 EST

(image) BOSTON, Jan. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Affiliated Monitors, Inc. (AMI) today announced the hiring of Rodney A. Grandon as Managing Director, Government Services. Grandon was most recently a member of the Department of the Air Force's Senior Executive Service, serving as the Deputy General...

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TFAH: CDC to Lose More than $5 Billion, States to Lose More than $3 Billion to Fight Health Epidemics over Five Years, if the ACA and Prevention and Public Health Fund are Repealed

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:30:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) would lose 12 percent of its annual budget if the Prevention and Public Health Fund, part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), were repealed, according to an analysis by the Trust...

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A Martin Luther King Jr. Day message from Greenlining Realty USA founder, Lamell McMorris

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:40:00 EST

(image) CHICAGO, Jan. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In March of 1968, Dr. Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. gave a powerful speech on "the other America" describing 2 separate and distinct American experiences: one for folks who were thriving, knocking at the doors of opportunity and plenty, and one for...

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Social Security Battle Now Trump And Dems Vs Congressional Repubs, write Robert Weiner, former White House spokesman/House Aging Committee Director and senior policy analyst Ben Lasky

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 15:57:00 EST

WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former White House Spokesman Robert Weiner, former Director of the House Aging Committee, and senior policy analyst Ben Lasky argue in an op-ed just released in the Springfield Republican that the battle over Social Security is now Trump...

An Open Letter to President-Elect Trump Urges Legalizing Cannabis Nationwide

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 07:55:00 EST

NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Alexander Nachman, one of the nation's leading experts on the medicinal, social and economic benefits of legalizing cannabis, wrote an open letter to President-Elect Donald Trump, which was printed in CannaNews.Buzz, a prominent publication covering...

Statement By Robert L. Johnson Urging Congress To Adopt A Resolution By Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) To Increase Minority Hiring And Minority Business Opportunities

Sat, 14 Jan 2017 15:10:00 EST

(image) BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert L. Johnson, founder and chairman of The RLJ Companies and founder of Black Entertainment Television (BET) today issued the following statement acknowledging U.S. Senator Tim Scott's introduction of Senate Resolution 11 which calls for...

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Family Research Council Praises Passage of Obamacare Repeal Resolution

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 17:34:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council today praised House passage of the "Repeal Resolution," the budget which established the process for the House and Senate to pass a "reconciliation" bill that will repeal significant portions of Obamacare and...

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SAF Attorneys File For Summary Judgment In Seattle Records Lawsuit

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 17:10:00 EST

(image) BELLEVUE, Wash., Jan. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Attorneys representing the Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) and its news publication,, today filed for summary judgment in a lawsuit filed against the City of Seattle that alleges failure to comply with the state's...

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