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Hamilton Crawford: No Agreement in China/US Trade Talks

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 12:15:00 EDT

(image) SHANGHAI, July 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Hamilton Crawford: Bilateral talks held in Washington D.C. between U.S. and Chinese trade delegates have concluded without reaching an agreement. Both sides failed to issue a joint statement or a plan of action for future talks and a scheduled joint...

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Immigration Court Backlog: Causes and Solutions

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 07:25:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, July 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With 600,000 pending cases, the backlog in the immigration court system has become a matter of some urgency. A new report by the Center for Immigration Studies examines the reasons for its rapid growth and possible solutions. Contra...

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Center for American Entrepreneurship Launches to Address Public Policy Barriers Facing America's Entrepreneurs

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 07:00:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, July 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for American Entrepreneurship (CAE), a nonpartisan policy and advocacy organization, announces its establishment and launch today.  CAE's mission is to engage policymakers in Washington, and at the state and local level across...

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NDIA applauds, offers its help to Trump effort to review defense industrial base

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:36:00 EDT

(image) ARLINGTON, Va., July 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Defense Industrial Association applauded Friday President Donald Trump's intent to sign an executive order for a wide "whole of government" review of the defense industrial base, saying the action is a long time in...

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AARP Keeps Heat on Legislators to Oppose Health Care Bill Repeal

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:32:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, July 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond sent a letter to all 100 Senators voicing AARP's strong opposition to the repeal and delay amendment to H.R. 1628 which would repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) without a replacement. AARP...

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Trump Administration tosses proposed rule adding gas processing plants to TRI

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 23:04:00 EDT

TULSA, Okla., July 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Trump Administration rolled out the Unified Agenda, a regulatory scorecard/roadmap of the status of an administration's agencies' regulatory actions. The Unified Agenda moved the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA)...

SHEROES OF NY Lanza como la Primera Campaña Bipartidista que Promueve la Colaboración de Mujeres Candidatas Previo a las Primarias en la Ciudad de Nueva York

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 15:39:00 EDT

(image) NUEVA YORK, 20 de julio de 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- El National Women's Political Caucus (NWPC-NYC), una de las principales organizaciones multipartidistas dedicada a aumentar la participación de las mujeres en el proceso político, lanza SHEROES OF NY. Esta campaña coincide...

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SHEROES OF NY Launches as the First Bipartisan Campaign of Women Candidates Promoting a Summer of Collaboration Leading up to the Primary Elections in New York City

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 15:28:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, July 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Women's Political Caucus of New York City (NWPC-NYC), a leading multi-partisan grassroots organization dedicated to increasing women's participation in the political process, launches SHEROES OF NY. This campaign aligns with the...

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New Paper and Video Series Highlight How States Are Seizing Local Control Under ESSA

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 13:29:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, July 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week, Conservative Leaders for Education (CL4E) released a new series of white papers and videos that shed light on some of the bold, new visions shaping education policy in states across the country. At the heart of all these...

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Georgia-Based Shoe Brand Okabashi Recognized During The White House's Made in America Week

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 11:32:00 EDT

(image) ATLANTA, July 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, July 19th, The White House held a Made in America Certification Event where President Trump recognized brands from across the United States that are aligned with his mission in bringing jobs back to America by manufacturing products in...

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Primer grupo latino nacional cancela convención en Texas, anuncia boicot por SB4

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 15:13:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, 19 de julio de 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- El Caucus Nacional de Legisladores Estatales Hispanos (NHCSL, por sus siglas en inglés) anunció hoy la cancelación de su 15ta Cumbre Anual Nacional de Legisladores Estatales Hispanos que se iba a llevar a cabo en...

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First National Latino Group Pulls Convention From Texas, Boycotts State Due To SB4

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 14:47:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, July 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators (NHCSL) announced today that it is pulling their 15th Annual National Summit of State Legislators from Texas due to the anti-Latino, anti-rule of law bill enacted by the State known as SB4. The...

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Robert L. Johnson Applauds U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) and Ten Republican U.S. Senators for Their Letter Urging U.S. Department of Labor Secretary R. Alexander Acosta to Increase Retirement Savings Opportunities for Minority and Working Class Amer

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 07:00:00 EDT

(image) BETHESDA, Md., July 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert L. Johnson, Chairman of The RLJ Companies and majority owner of Retirement Clearinghouse fully supports Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) for his leadership to reduce retirement plan cash out leakage when an employee changes jobs allowing their...

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The Latino Coalition Chairman Hector Barreto: 'Inaction on Health Care is Deeply Disappointing'

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 15:55:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, July 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Latino Coalition (TLC), the leading national non-partisan advocacy organization representing Hispanic businesses and consumers, issued the following statement regarding health bill collapse: "Inaction on health care is deepl...

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Statement of Betsy Ryan, New Jersey Hospital Association President and CEO, on Status of the Affordable Care Act

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 15:14:00 EDT

(image) PRINCETON, N.J., July 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "We have said from the beginning we would not stand for a repeal of the Affordable Care Act without a simultaneous replacement maintaining the same level of healthcare coverage. Republican Senators Capito, Collins and...

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Statement On Senate Leadership's Plan To Repeal The Affordable Care Act

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 14:28:00 EDT

(image) BOSTON, July 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Andrew Dreyfus, President & CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, released the following statement today: "We oppose any effort that seeks to repeal the Affordable Care Act but delays meaningful action to stabilize health...

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Caterpillar Yellow Iron a Highlight of White House "Made in America" Showcase

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 13:00:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, July 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) brought its iconic yellow iron to the White House as part of a "Made in America" event to showcase products built in the United States. Companies from all 50 states were invited – Caterpillar solely...

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LUNGevity Foundation and 32 Cancer-Related Patient Advocacy and Professional Organizations Jointly Oppose Senate's Revised BCRA

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 11:49:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, July 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LUNGevity Foundation joined 32 cancer-related patient advocacy and professional organizations in opposition to the Senate's revised Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA).    "The passage of the Senate's BCRA bill could have sig...

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White Paper by Former FERC Commissioner Tony Clark Addresses Problems in the Nation's Electricity Markets

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 09:00:00 EDT

SAN DIEGO, July 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Almost 20 years after restructuring many of the nation's electricity markets, regulators are navigating a brave new world where states want more than just affordable power. In addition to affordability, state goals now include fuel...

St. Joseph's Children's Hospital Patient Spends Time on Capitol Hill to Urge Congress to Safeguard Medicaid for Kids

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 12:03:00 EDT

(image) TAMPA, Fla., July 15, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week, 12-year-old Natalia Ricabal joined nearly 50 other pediatric patients from across the United States on Capitol Hill to urge their members of Congress to protect, not cut, children's Medicaid funding as proposed in recently...

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