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Published: Tue, 30 May 2017 01:41:48 EDT

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CAIR Calls on Trump to Denounce Growing Bigotry After Two People Stabbed to Death in Oregon While Defending Muslim Train Passengers

Fri, 26 May 2017 23:57:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, May 26, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today called on President Trump to speak out personally against rising bigotry and acts of racial violence in America targeting Muslims and other minority groups after two people were...

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Can Manufacturers Institute Asks Trump Administration to Exclude Tinplate Steel from Tariffs or Other Import Restrictions

Fri, 26 May 2017 10:49:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, May 26, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) executive told the U.S. Commerce Department this week that tinplate steel, the material used to make food cans, should be exempt from tariff and other import restrictions because of the vital role it...

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Airline Passenger Group Warns Trump Administration re Its Aviation Security Policies

Fri, 26 May 2017 10:34:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, May 26, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --, the largest US airline passenger organization, has written to the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the Trump Administration warning against a series of ineffective or dangerous aviation security policies...

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La engañosa ley de reforma tributaria y modernización de bebidas artesanales de 2017 es un regalo de $321 millones del gobierno federal a las grandes compañías de la industria del alcohol

Thu, 25 May 2017 21:02:00 EDT

(image) Los ingresos federales que se perderán son oportunidades perdidas para reducir el daño relacionado con el alcohol SAN RAFAEL, California, 25 de mayo de 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Alcohol Justice publicó hoy un nuevo informe que muestra que la ley de reforma tributaria y...

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Deceptive Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act of 2017 is a $321 Million Federal Gift to Big Alcohol

Thu, 25 May 2017 16:45:00 EDT

(image) SAN RAFAEL, Calif., May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alcohol Justice released a new report today that shows that the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform act of 2017 (CBMTRA) - S.236 / H.R. 747 - is deceptive and will benefit Big Alcohol at taxpayer expense. "This...

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NC Farm Bureau's Larry Wooten Urges Federal Government To Put Politics Aside And Stabilize The Insurance Marketplace

Thu, 25 May 2017 14:12:00 EDT

(image) RALEIGH, N.C., May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Earlier today, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina announced that it will require a 23 percent premium increase in 2018. The announcement comes amidst growing concern over the viability of the Affordable Care Act as the Administration...

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Abila Enhances Certification Management Capabilities with netFORUM Enterprise Credentialing Engine

Thu, 25 May 2017 08:18:00 EDT

(image) AUSTIN, Texas, May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Abila, the leading provider of software and services to associations, nonprofits, and government entities, announced today expanded certification management capabilities with the release of the netFORUM Enterprise™ Credentialing Engine, powered...

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AARP Reacts to Latest Projection of Unaffordable Premiums for Older Adults

Wed, 24 May 2017 20:25:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, May 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond released a statement today following the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) release of new numbers revealing the devastating impact the bill would have on older Americans by imposing...

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Retailers React to Swipe Fee Reform Victory

Wed, 24 May 2017 19:43:00 EDT

(image) ARLINGTON, Va., May 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) responded to news that House Republicans leaders were removing the repeal of swipe fee reform (Durbin Amendment) from the Financial CHOICE Act before it is voted on by the full...

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Venezuela Needs Beer, Bait, BBQ & 'Texas Style' Prosperity! 'Distribute the Lands to the People' and Venezuela Would be Well on the way to Becoming One of the 'Lands of Liberty', Says David Q. Tognoni, PE

Wed, 24 May 2017 08:30:00 EDT

(image) ELEPHANT BUTTE, N.M., May 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- When traveling to Texas, road signs for Beer, Bait and BBQ can be seen along the way.  Something else Texas has is great prosperity with private property and private mineral rights. Oil and Gas production royalties go to the citizens,...

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President's budget would dramatically undermine progress in cancer research and care

Wed, 24 May 2017 07:43:00 EDT

(image) ARLINGTON, Va., May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) strongly opposes the extensive cuts to cancer research and Medicaid funding in the Fiscal Year 2018 budget released today by the White House. These substantial reductions in support...

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West Health: President's FY 2018 budget proposal would hurt seniors

Tue, 23 May 2017 20:07:00 EDT

(image) SAN DIEGO and WASHINGTON, May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dedicated to enabling seniors to successfully age in place with access to high-quality, affordable health and support services, West Health disagrees with the President's Fiscal 2018 budget that reforms and reduces Medicaid...

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Announcing the HUD-Held Vacant Loan Sale 2017-2 ("HVLS 2017-2")

Tue, 23 May 2017 15:58:00 EDT

WASHINGTON, May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, ("HUD") has announced the second sale in the HUD-held Vacant Program, the HUD-Held Vacant Loan Sale 2017-2 ("HVLS 2017-2"). On June 21st, 2017, HUD will offer multiple residential...

$1 Bil. Cut to HIV/AIDS Will Roll Back Progress, Threatens Mothers and Children

Tue, 23 May 2017 14:58:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) expresses deep concern with the proposed cuts to U.S. foreign assistance in the President's FY 2018 budget. Reductions of this magnitude will jeopardize strategic U.S. investment, as...

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Feeding America Statement On President Trump's Fiscal Year 2018 Budget

Tue, 23 May 2017 14:48:00 EDT

(image) CHICAGO, May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The fiscal year 2018 budget proposed today by President Trump would be devastating for the 42 million people in our country facing hunger. As a reflection of our shared values, the federal budget should ensure adequate resources are...

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Statement by Jeanne Allen, Founder & CEO, Center for Education Reform on the impending official release of the Trump Administration's Fiscal Year 2018 Budget for the US Department of Education

Tue, 23 May 2017 14:18:00 EDT

WASHINGTON, May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Much more can and will be said about the Administration's proposed budget. For now, we should use it to open a national dialogue about how we educate, not how much we spend. The president's budget is neither offensive nor unfair. It...

Mercy Corps: Administration's Foreign Aid Budget Is Indefensible

Tue, 23 May 2017 13:41:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The global organization Mercy Corps urges Congress to reject significant cuts to foreign assistance in the administration's FY18 budget request. The budget proposes the complete elimination of Food for Peace (FFP) Title II and slashes...

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Fair Trade Advocates Respond to Trump: Renegotiation of NAFTA Must Include Farmers and Labor Groups

Tue, 23 May 2017 13:15:00 EDT

PORTLAND, Ore., May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last week President Trump announced plans to formally renegotiate NAFTA—the North American Free Trade Agreement. Trump campaigned on a promise to renegotiate NAFTA so that it benefited working families. Documents leaked in March...

Millennials Petition Trump to Give Them Their Own Day

Tue, 23 May 2017 11:02:00 EDT

(image) PHOENIX, May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- "Millennials are entitled, disloyal, selfie-talking narcissists that need participation trophies." Sound familiar? In popular culture, these types of sentiments are often used to describe the Millennial generation. Millennial leaders James Goodnow...

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Retailers: 42 Million American Jobs and Family Budgets at Risk Under the Proposed Border Adjustable Tax

Tue, 23 May 2017 10:01:00 EDT

(image) ARLINGTON, Va., May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Retail Industry Leaders Association Executive Vice President for Government Affairs Jennifer Safavian issued the following statement as the House Ways and Means Committee began its hearing examining the economic and consumer...

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