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Published: Tue, 23 May 2017 17:55:30 EDT

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Statement by Santa Clara County Counsel on Yesterday's DOJ Guidance and Motion to Reconsider related to the "Sanctuary Jurisdiction" Executive Order

Tue, 23 May 2017 17:38:00 EDT

(image) SAN JOSE, Calif., May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Attorney General Jeff Session's memo does nothing more than put the Department of Justice's losing arguments from the hearing into writing.  It shows that the Trump Administration continues to scramble in an attempt to&nb...



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NATSO Issues Statement on Trump Administration's Proposal Calling for Tolls and Commercial Rest Areas

Tue, 23 May 2017 17:35:00 EDT

(image) ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NATSO President and CEO Lisa Mullings today issued the following statement on the Trump Administration's budget proposal that would like to "liberalize tolling policy and allow private investment in rest areas": "The proposals...



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Statement of Katy Neas, Easterseals Executive Vice President, Public Affairs on the Fiscal Year 2018 Trump Budget

Tue, 23 May 2017 17:10:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Administration's FY 2018 budget severely threatens the health and independence of low income children and adults with disabilities and their families.  Easterseals urges Congress to reject this budget.  It disproportionately targets r...



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Tennessee Apportionment Change to Aid Manufacturers

Tue, 23 May 2017 16:49:00 EDT

(image) DALLAS, May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 26, 2017, the Governor of Tennessee enacted Public Chapter 181, which provides for special apportionment rules for manufacturers for both net worth and excise (income) tax purposes. On May 22, 2017, the Tennessee Department of Revenue issued a...



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FAIR: Mexico Must Be Paying for the Border Wall, Because It's Not In President Trump's 2018 Budget

Tue, 23 May 2017 16:47:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Trump's FY 2018 budget proposal to Congress includes just $1.6 billion for construction of new secure border fencing along the U.S.-Mexico border, less than 10 percent of the estimated price tag for the much-needed and long...



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ASTHO Statement on President Trump's Fiscal Year 2018 Budget

Tue, 23 May 2017 16:13:00 EDT

(image) ARLINGTON, Va., May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michael Fraser, executive director of ASTHO, issued the following statement on President Trump's Fiscal Year 2018 budget, "A New Foundation for American Greatness": "ASTHO acknowledges that the president's FY18 budget...



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Bleeding Disorders Advocates Host Patient Fly-In

Tue, 23 May 2017 15:09:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tomorrow, Hemophilia Federation of America (HFA) is hosting a Patient Fly-In and Virtual Hill Day for the bleeding disorders community. As questions surrounding health reform move to the Senate, patients will meet with their Senators,...



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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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The President's FY 2018 Budget Proposal Would be Perilous for the Nation's Health

Tue, 23 May 2017 11:27:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The below is a statement from John Auerbach, president and CEO, of Trust for America's Health (TFAH) on the President's Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 proposed budget announcement. "The proposed $1.2 billion cut to the Centers for Disease...



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AARP: We Oppose the White House Proposed Budget that Makes Billions of Dollars in Cuts to Crucial Programs for Seniors

Tue, 23 May 2017 10:26:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a statement today following the release of the White House proposed budget, AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond opposed cuts that would harm American families: "AARP opposes the budget proposed today because it explicitly...



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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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Stem Cell Therapy is One Step Closer to Becoming Law in Texas

Tue, 23 May 2017 09:08:00 EDT

(image) LA JOLLA, Calif., May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Stem cell therapy is one step closer to becoming law in Texas, the latest state to push for passage of a patients' "Right to Try" legislation. House Bill (HB) 810 is one of three proactive stem cell bills being considered in the Texas...



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Consumer Watchdog Calls on Tech Firms to Support Change in Internet Law So Child Sex Trafficking Websites Can Be Held Accountable; Congress Focuses on Trafficking Issue This Week

Tue, 23 May 2017 09:00:00 EDT

(image) SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog today called on tech companies including Google, Facebook, Twitter, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft, to support amending a key Internet law so websites like Backpage.com that facilitate child sex trafficking...



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Americans for Affordable Products Launches Local Campaign in Washington Ahead of Tuesday's Ways and Means Committee Hearing on Border Adjustment Tax

Mon, 22 May 2017 15:49:00 EDT

(image) OLYMPIA, Wash., May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ahead of Tuesday's House Ways and Means Committee Hearing on the Border Adjustment Tax (BAT), Americans for Affordable Products (AAP), a national coalition of more than 500 small businesses, retailers and trade associations united to...



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Americans for Affordable Products Launches Local Campaign in Florida Ahead of Tuesday's Ways and Means Committee Hearing on Border Adjustment Tax

Mon, 22 May 2017 13:55:00 EDT

(image) TALLAHASSEE, Fla., May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ahead of Tuesday's House Ways and Means Committee Hearing on the Border Adjustment Tax (BAT), Americans for Affordable Products (AAP), a national coalition of more than 500 small businesses, retailers and trade associations united...



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Americans for Affordable Products Launches Local Campaign in New York Ahead of Tuesday's Ways and Means Committee Hearing on Border Adjustment Tax

Mon, 22 May 2017 13:54:00 EDT

(image) SOUTHERN TIER, N.Y., May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ahead of Tuesday's House Ways and Means Committee Hearing on the Border Adjustment Tax (BAT), Americans for Affordable Products (AAP), a national coalition of more than 500 small businesses, retailers and trade associations...



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Americans for Affordable Products Launches Local Campaign in Tennessee Ahead of Tuesday's Ways and Means Committee Hearing on Border Adjustment Tax

Mon, 22 May 2017 13:54:00 EDT

(image) NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ahead of Tuesday's House Ways and Means Committee Hearing on the Border Adjustment Tax (BAT), Americans for Affordable Products (AAP), a national coalition of nearly 500 small businesses, retailers and trade associations...



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Parker Waichman Applauds New Bill Assisting Families of Fallen Officers

Mon, 22 May 2017 12:27:00 EDT

(image) PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to fighting for the rights of public safety officers, applauds a new bill that was passed by the Senate on May 17, 2017. The bill, authored by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Senator...



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Rust Belt States to Yield Political Power in Next Elections, according to U.S. News & World Report's Best States

Mon, 22 May 2017 00:01:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rust Belt states – a loose collection of former manufacturing hubs including Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Iowa and Wisconsin – that were key factors in President Trump's victory over Hillary Clinton in 2016 will...



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AJC Praises House Adoption of Bill to Combat European Anti-Semitism

Fri, 19 May 2017 13:03:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, May 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC, the global Jewish advocacy organization, praised the U.S. House of Representatives for adopting unanimously the Combating European Anti-Semitism Act of 2017, and urged the U.S. Senate to move expeditiously to pass its version of the...



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