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Published: Tue, 26 Sep 2017 07:12:04 EDT

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La NAIC emite una declaración sobre el informe de la GAO acerca de las disparidades en la gestión de activos

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 16:24:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, 25 de septiembre de 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Robert L. Greene, Presidente y CEO de la National Association of Investment Companies (Asociación Nacional de Sociedades de Inversión, o NAIC, por sus siglas en inglés), elogió hoy a la congresista Maxine Waters (D-CA),...

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How The Trump Administration Created Uncertainty For National Intelligence

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 15:54:00 EDT

(image) IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- "A funny thing happened between my preparing to leave the chair of the National Intelligence Council at the end of 2016 and now: Donald Trump was elected president. As I prepared to work and speak about the future challenges of national...

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No Labels Hosts Citizen Teletown Hall Tonight With Problem Solvers Caucus Co-Chairs

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 12:38:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the Cassidy-Graham health care repeal effort on life support, No Labels and the Problem Solvers Caucus are resuscitating the push for bipartisan health care reform. Tonight at 8pm ET, No Labels is hosting a citizen tele-town hall...

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CDC launches campaign to help states fight prescription opioid epidemic

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 11:34:00 EDT

(image) ATLANTA, Sept. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is launching Rx Awareness, a powerful communication campaign featuring real-life accounts of people recovering from opioid use disorder and people who have lost loved ones to presc...

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Minnesota marks 10th anniversary of Freedom to Breathe Act

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 10:03:00 EDT

(image) MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation, a coalition of Minnesota's leading health organizations, marks the 10-year anniversary of the Freedom to Breathe Act, a law that protects Minnesotans from secondhand smoke in public places...

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CED Report Details How U.S. Should Approach Global Trade

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 10:00:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board (CED) released a report with recommendations for aiding U.S. workers adversely impacted by global trade. Trade Under Attack also details trade's immense contribution...

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Deaf-led Legislative Effort to Ensure Deaf Babies Aren't Language Deprived Subverted

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 08:30:00 EDT

(image) SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  In an OPEN LETTER, Language Equality & Acquisition for Deaf Kids - Kindergarten-Readiness (LEAD-K) addresses AGB's attempt to undermine Deaf-led effort to eliminate language deprivation in Deaf children, when they developed a mirror b...

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NAIC Issues Statement on GAO Report on Disparities in Asset Management

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 08:14:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Robert L. Greene, President & CEO of the National Association of Investment Companies (NAIC), today commended Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ), and Congressman Gregory Meeks (D-NY), for their efforts...

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Small-Business expert says key to Affordable Care Act replacement is affordability, coverage for pre-existing conditions and State-regulated tailoring

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 08:00:00 EDT

(image) TROY, Mich., Sept. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Unprecedented increases in health-insurance premiums will continue to cripple individuals and Small Business because the Affordable Care Act mandate isn't punitive enough to encourage the healthy and young, among others, to purchase healthcare...

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Weiner And Lasky: Trump Right On China The First Time, Article In LaborPress

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 16:56:00 EDT

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In a "National Report from Washington" the first in a monthly series by Robert Weiner and Ben Lasky in LaborPress, Robert Weiner, a former Clinton and Bush White House spokesman, and Ben Lasky, senior policy analyst at Robert Weiner Associates...

Chemours Files Appeal Concerning SNAP 20 Rule to Regulate HFCs

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:50:00 EDT

(image) WILMINGTON, Del., Sept. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chemours Company (Chemours) (NYSE: CC), a global chemistry company with leading market positions in titanium technologies, fluoroproducts, and chemical solutions, announced today that Chemours and Honeywell filed a petition for...

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Juntos Podemos and Mi Familia Vota Unveil Step-by-Step Online App for DACA Renewal Applications

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:49:00 EDT

(image) SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Juntos Podemos (Together We Can), organized in 2014 to promote the well-being of Hispanics in the U.S., and Mi Familia Vota (MFV) have joined forces to offer Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) applicants free access to online software...

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Americans Against Double Taxation Launches Campaign to Protect State and Local Tax Deduction Claimed by 43 Million Taxpayers

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 12:29:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Sept. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans Against Double Taxation, a coalition comprised of state and local government organizations, education and other public service providers, and housing organizations, has come together to launch a robust campaign to preserve...

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Metalcasting Associations Urge Administration to Reopen the Silica Rule; OSHA is Putting Jobs and Companies at Great Risk

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 10:00:00 EDT

(image) CHICAGO, Sept. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Foundry Society (AFS) and five other trade associations sent a letter to the Secretary of Labor strongly urging the re-opening of the rulemaking record on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) final rule on...

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PA Consulting Group and the United Nations promote breakthrough innovation and disruptive technologies at UN Global Compact Leaders Summit

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 06:00:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Alan Middleton, CEO of PA Consulting Group (PA), will moderate a panel discussion at the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit in New York City today on how organisations can achieve breakthrough innovation in pursuit of the UN Sustainable Development...

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California Department of Insurance Says It Has Corrected Overcharges Exposed by ProPublica Analysis of Discrimination by Auto Insurance Companies; Consumer Watchdog Says It Will Press For Further Action

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:55:00 EDT

(image) SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Acting in response to an investigative report by journalists at ProPublica, the California Department of Insurance has ordered two insurance companies – Nationwide and USAA – to not charge motorists in minority neighborhoods...

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State and Local Elected Officials, Realtors, Others Host Conference Call to Launch Americans Against Double Taxation

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:31:00 EDT

WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State and local elected officials, realtors and others will host a media conference call on Thursday, September 21 at 12:00 p.m. EDT to launch Americans Against Double Taxation, a campaign to preserve the state and local tax deduction...

Las empresas se comprometen a simplificar las etiquetas de fechas de alimentos en el mundo entero para 2020, para así reducir el desperdicio de alimentos

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:00:00 EDT

El Foro de Bienes de Consumo y Campeones 12.3 hacen histórico llamado a utilizar dos sencillas etiquetas de fechas para 2020 NUEVA YORK, 20 de septiembre de 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- "Véndase antes de", "Consúmase antes de", "Muéstrese hasta", "Consúmase preferiblemente antes de", ¿qué...

Former US Secretary of Transportation and Charlotte, NC Mayor Anthony Foxx Joins the Board of the Volcker Alliance

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:40:00 EDT

NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Volcker Alliance, a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization founded by former Federal Reserve Board Chairman Paul A. Volcker to address the challenge of effective execution of public policies and to help rebuild public trust in government,...

New Poll Shows New Jersey Voters Favor Renewable Energy Over Natural Gas, Says ReThink Energy NJ

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:33:00 EDT

(image) FAR HILLS, N.J., Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- New Jerseyans of both political parties overwhelmingly support renewable energy like wind and solar, and agree the state should adopt a goal of having 80% of the state's energy come from such sources, according to a new poll released today...

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