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Family Research Council Statement on Passage of HB2 Compromise in North Carolina Legislature

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 14:14:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, March 30, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council President Tony Perkins released the following statement after passage of House Bill 142:    "While this measure does not lead to the violation of the privacy of women and children by allowing the danger...

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Comité del Senado de California se hace de la vista gorda ante peligros a la salud y seguridad públicas; aprueba el peligroso proyecto de ley de venta de alcohol hasta las 4 a.m.

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 10:27:00 EDT

(image) SACRAMENTO, California, 30 de marzo de 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Alcohol Justice y la California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA) condenaron al Comité Organización Gubernamental (GO, por sus siglas en inglés) del Senado Estatal de California por su aprobación del proyecto de ley...

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Semiconductor Industry Sets Out Research Needed to Advance Emerging Technologies, Unleash Next-Generation Semiconductors

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 09:00:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, March 30, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A coalition of leaders from the global tech, defense, and aerospace industries, led by the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) and Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC), today released a report identifying the key areas of...

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The American Legion Invites Veterans to Share VA Experiences at Mobile, AL Town Hall Meeting

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 06:33:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, March 30, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Legion, the nation's largest and most influential veterans service organization, invites all veterans in Mobile, Ala., and their family members to a town hall meeting to discuss their VA care. The meeting will be held...

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House Judiciary Committee Holds Hearings on Restoring Enforcement of Immigration Laws

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 21:11:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, March 29, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Center for Immigration Studies analyst testified before the House immigration subcommittee on the state of immigration law enforcement and actions needed to restore the integrity of our immigration laws. Lack of enforcement...

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Bay Area Transportation Leaders Hail New State Funding Proposal

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 18:57:00 EDT

(image) SAN FRANCISCO, March 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) Chair Jake Mackenzie and Commission Vice Chair Scott Haggerty today applauded the funding package unveiled by Gov. Brown, state Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León and state Assembly...

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MARCH 30 in DC: Conversation on Prison Beyond Penitentiary Walls

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 10:40:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, March 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- For far too many who have served time behind bars, release from incarceration brings a new kind of prison: homelessness and poverty. Some 65 million Americans have a criminal record, limiting access to jobs, education, housing and other things...

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Concern from TransPerfect Case Prompts Lawmaker to Introduce Bill

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 09:55:00 EDT

(image) DOVER, Del., March 29, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week, a piece of legislation that will mandate a three-year waiting period before forcing the sale of a company incorporated in the state of Delaware will be introduced. The bill comes after the Chancery Court's...

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Abila Expands netFORUM Enterprise Capabilities, Technology and User Experience

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 08:15:00 EDT

(image) AUSTIN, Texas, March 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Abila, the leading provider of software and services to associations, nonprofits and government entities, announced today significant enhancements and upgrades to its powerful, cloud-based association management software (AMS), Abila netFORUM E...

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COA Completely Disagrees with Draft MedPAC Medicare Part B Recommendations

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:01:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, March 28, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Monday the Board of Directors of the Community Oncology Alliance (COA) submitted a letter to the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) regarding its recent draft recommendations on Medicare Part B. In the letter, COA...

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AADE: Medicare Continues To Put People With Diabetes At Risk

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:23:00 EDT

(image) CHICAGO, March 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new survey from the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) found that Medicare's Competitive Bidding Program (CBP) significantly reduced beneficiary choice and access to commonly used diabetes testing supplies. The lack...

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PCMA Releases New Campaign Video: 'How Do Prescription Drug Rebates Reduce Costs?'

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:23:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, March 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of its campaign, the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) today released a new video — "How do prescription drug rebates reduce costs?" — explaining how pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs)...

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Coalition of Maritime Commerce Organizations Urges Congress to Fund Successful Efforts to Address Asian Carp in the Great Lakes Region

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 09:30:00 EDT

ST. LOUIS, Mo., March 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, March 24th, UnLock Our Jobs (UOJ), a coalition of business and industry organizations dedicated to supporting the U.S. economy through the advancement of environmentally friendly domestic maritime commerce, sent a letter...

Leading public law firm joins the fight against Trump's bid to defund 'sanctuary jurisdictions'

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 08:45:00 EDT

SAN FRANCISCO, March 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 22, 2017, the firm of Renne, Sloan, Holtzman & Sakai filed an amicus brief on behalf of California cities and counties to support an injunction against President Trump's attempt to deny federal funding to "sanctuary cities."...

AFGE: Withdrawal of AHCA a 'Win for Working Families'

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:43:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, March 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the withdrawal of the American Health Care Act after it became clear there were not enough votes to pass, American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. issued the following statement:...

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Parker Waichman LLP: The 9/11 Health Watch Statement on the 5th Annual VCF Report

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:57:00 EDT

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., March 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm that has long fought for the heroes and survivors of the September 11th terrorist attacks, comments that the 5th annual report on the VCF has been released and shows significant advancement and...

RowdMap, Inc. Chief Scientific Officer, Joshua Rosenthal, PhD, featured on Public Interest Podcast on Social Mandate for High-Value Healthcare

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:08:00 EDT

(image) LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Joshua Rosenthal, PhD, of RowdMap, Inc. joins President of National Committee on Quality Assurance (NCQA), Senators, Pulitzer Prize Winners, Ambassadors, Nobel Peace Prize Winners, the Deputy Secretary of the Treasury and Hospital and Health...

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Americans for Tax Reform Will Rate the Vote on AHCA

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:37:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, March 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans for Tax Reform urges a YES vote on AHCA. "The American Health Care Act is -- to start -- a $1 trillion tax cut and a $1.15 trillion spending cut over the next decade. It's passage makes fundamental tax reform possible...

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Report: The First ICE Weekly Alien Criminal Releases List

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:49:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, March 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As directed by executive order, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has issued its first report identifying jurisdictions that obstruct ICE efforts to arrest and deport alien criminals as well as the volume and severity of crimes...

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Commissioner Doak Warns Lawmakers Oklahoma Exchange May Have No Carriers in 2018

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:01:00 EDT

(image) OKLAHOMA CITY, March 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak is warning state and federal lawmakers that Oklahoma is in danger of having no insurers participate in the federal marketplace in 2018. The number of insurers on the Oklahoma exchange dwindled to...

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