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ICNA Outraged at School Killings in South Florida

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 16:13:27 -0500

The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) expresses its outrage at the shooting that took place in a high school yesterday in South Florida. The indiscriminate attack at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High school in Broward County killed 17 according to the latest media reports. “Our hearts and prayers go out to the victims of this barbaric attack and their families,” said Javaid Siddiqi, President, [PR.com]



Alliance Applauds Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations for Examining Costs of Healthcare Consolidation

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 11:16:00 -0500

The Alliance for Site Neutral Payment Reform today commended the House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations for highlighting the high costs of healthcare consolidation to patients, employers, and taxpayers. The Subcommittee hearing, “Examining the Impact of Health Care Consolidation,” will shine a light on marketplace consolidation trends that are increasing costs and limiting patient choice in [PR.com]



KCP Applauds Bipartisan Congressional Budget Deal Expanding Medicare Coverage Options for Dialysis Patients

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 11:39:01 -0500

KCP Thanks the Legislative Efforts of Co-Sponsors of the Chronic Care Act and Medicare Part B Improvement Bill -- Sens. Orrin Hatch, Ron Wyden, Johnny Isakson and Mark Warner and Reps. Kevin Brady, Greg Walden, Frank Pallone and Richard Neal [PR.com]



Cardiovascular Care Community Applauds Lawmakers for Urging Administration to Make Unnecessary Amputations a Thing of the Past

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 11:30:00 -0500

Bipartisan group of lawmakers call for a national strategy to reduce non-traumatic amputations to zero. [PR.com]



Grassroots America Endorses Ken Cope for Congress in the Sixth District

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 03:00:00 -0500

Ken Cope, Republican candidate for Congress in the Sixth District, has received the endorsement of Grassroots America – We the People, Inc., one of the largest constitutional conservative citizen organizations in Texas. Grassroots America, which is networked with more than 300 conservative groups across the state and nation, is a non-partisan organization with a constitutional conservative focus, devoted to [PR.com]



RLG Reacts to the Restraining Excessive Federal Enforcement and Regulations of Cannabis Act (REFER Act)

Tue, 30 Jan 2018 15:12:33 -0500

A bill has been introduced in the House that would protect states with cannabis laws from interference by the Federal government. Known as the Restraining Excessive Federal Enforcement and Regulations of Cannabis Act (REFER Act), the bill would protect both medical and recreational cannabis at the state level by blocking efforts by the Justice Department to use federal funding to interfere with those states’ [PR.com]



Toll Road Stance Earns A+ TURF Ranking for Sixth District Candidate Ken Cope

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 03:00:00 -0500

TURF, the Texas organization monitoring the abuse of toll roads, has given its highest ranking, an A+, to Ken Cope, Republican candidate for Congress in the Sixth District. Cope is the only Sixth District candidate to earn that rank. TURF, Texans Uniting for Reform and Freedom, is a non-profit, non-partisan organization focused on sensible transportation solutions and ending eminent domain abuse. Only a small number of [PR.com]



DMZ Veterans Join with Vets Helping Vets to Bring Attention to the State of Veterans Affairs

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 13:29:00 -0500

Disabled Veteran who served on the Korean DMZ at 17 years of age is spearheading a campaign to bring awareness of deceptive practices within the VA under the Trump Administration. [PR.com]



Adam Wynn Announces Candidacy for U.S. House of Representatives

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 03:00:00 -0500

Adam Wynn, a Waleska resident and member of the Democratic Party, has announced he is running for U.S. House of Representatives for Georgia’s 11th Congressional district, challenging long-time incumbent Barry Loudermilk. [PR.com]



Immigration Authority Scaros Pens New Book on How to Deal with Persons Here Illegally; Author Announces New Book: Stop Calling Them "Immigrants"

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 10:41:00 -0500

Author announces new book: Stop Calling Them "Immigrants": They are PHIs (Persons Here Illegally) - The Solution Begins with Using the Right Term; Viable solutions to our complex immigration problems, from an expert on immigration law and policy who is also the son of immigrants [PR.com]



SolarCraft Hosts State Senator Mike McGuire; North Bay’s Leading Solar & Clean Energy Firm Gets a Visit from a Senator

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 03:00:00 -0500

Novato and Sonoma-based SolarCraft, a leader in solar and clean energy system design and installation, is proud to have hosted a visit from California State Senator Mike McGuire. [PR.com]



Sixth District Candidate Ken Cope Backs Trump on Pakistan Aid Reduction

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 17:13:02 -0500

Ken Cope, Republican candidate for U.S. Representative in the Sixth District, said today he fully supports President Trump’s suspension of aid funds to Pakistan, and that if elected, he would support similar action directed at other “pseudo allies.” “Pakistan has for too long talked out of both sides of its mouth when it came to its role as a supposed U.S. ally,” Cope said. “We would [PR.com]



Melson Volunteers to Serve in the Middle East; Withdraws from NY Congressional Race

Sat, 06 Jan 2018 03:00:00 -0500

Army Public Affairs Officer and retired pro boxer Boyd Melson announced his withdrawal from the New York District 11 Congressional election to serve the United States in the fight against ISIS in Operation Inherent Resolve. Melson is currently serving in the Army Reserve in the rank of Major. Recently, a member of Melson’s Army Reserve unit scheduled for deployment in early 2018 received an opportunity for an [PR.com]



Ecological Restoration Enhances Water Quality in Chesapeake Bay - Ecotone's Stream Restoration Techniques Improve Habitat & Reduce Restoration Costs in Baltimore County

Fri, 05 Jan 2018 07:07:06 -0500

Ecotone, Inc. has restored 2,160 linear feet of stream in the northeastern part of Baltimore County, Maryland. The project was funded by Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources through the Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays Trust Fund. By applying Ecotone’s unique “less is more” approach of stream restoration they completed the project at half the cost of traditional engineering approaches, minimized the project’s [PR.com]



Sixth District Candidate Ken Cope Hosting High Speed Rail Town Hall in Ennis

Thu, 04 Jan 2018 03:00:00 -0500

Texas High Speed Bullet Train opposed by Ken Cope, candidate for the sixth congressional district. [PR.com]



Campaign to Draft Andrew McCabe for Congress Launches Today

Wed, 03 Jan 2018 03:00:00 -0500

A former Obama Administration official announced today the launch of a campaign to draft Andrew McCabe for the Democratic Party nomination for Virginia’s 10th Congressional District, the seat currently held by GOP Representative Barbara Comstock. [PR.com]



AMCD Urges Support for Iranian Anti-Government Demonstrators

Sat, 30 Dec 2017 21:44:23 -0500

The American Mideast Coalition for Democracy (AMCD) applauds the proud Iranian people’s peaceful protests over the actions of the few non-elected, self-appointed Iranian regime officials. They encourage the Trump administration to extend active support to the large and growing secular element of Iranian society in their quest for freedom and their will to embrace modernity. “Freedom and Liberty are God given [PR.com]



Councilwoman Katrina Foley Wants Changes to the Laws That Prohibit Regulating Sober-Living Homes

Thu, 28 Dec 2017 16:05:46 -0500

Costa Mesa City Council member Katrina Foley travels to Washington DC with other Orange County elected officials to ask for rehab home reforms. Senator Feinstein agreed to help. [PR.com]



Sixth District Candidate Ken Cope Vows to Fight High Speed Rail Project

Sun, 24 Dec 2017 03:00:00 -0500

Ken Cope, Republican candidate for U.S. Representative in the Sixth District, today came out swinging against the Texas High Speed Rail Bullet Train project. He vowed to fight it in Washington if elected and promised to host a series of local meetings to galvanize opposition. He called it a “$20 billion boondoggle” in a detailed statement on his campaign website. [PR.com]



South African Government Served with Secession Notice by The Afrikaner Society

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 10:19:24 -0500

The president of South Africa, Jacob Zuma was served with a notice of intent to Secede by the sheriff of Pretoria on Friday December 15th 2017 by the Afrikaner Society. [PR.com]



One World for Life Adds Fourth-Generation Firefighter to Board of Directors

Wed, 20 Dec 2017 05:00:00 -0500

One World for Life, a nonprofit organization dedicated to unifying first responders worldwide, recently appointed Mark W. Lamplugh Jr., a fourth-generation firefighter and nationally acclaimed advocate for crisis stress intervention in first responders, to its board of directors. One World for Life was founded by former congressman, Curt Weldon, who also founded the Congressional Fire Services Caucus in 1987. [PR.com]



Stellar Scholars David Reinstein Composes "Anthem of Israel" for 51st Star on United States of America Flag

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 03:00:00 -0500

There has not been a star added to the Grand Old Flag since Hawaii in 1959. The year before, Alaska was affixed to the Stars and Stripes. A large tract of Yukon-Canadian land separates Alaska from the United States mainland; a large body of water separates Hawaii from the contiguous U.S. Israel is no different. Stellar Scholars believes: "Israel embraces democracy and its self-reliance and economic principles [PR.com]



Ken Cope Seeking Sixth District Congressional Seat

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 03:00:00 -0500

Retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel and aerospace executive, Ken Cope, files to fill Joe Barton's place in Congress. [PR.com]



Fecteau Files Formal Paperwork for District 8 State Senate

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 03:00:00 -0500

Mr. Matt Fecteau, veteran and Pawtucket resident, filed his formal paperwork to create his campaign to seek the District 8 State Senate seat currently held by James Doyle. Fecteau previously ran for the same office in 2016, coming within 67 votes of defeating the incumbent. “I’m running again because Pawtucket still doesn’t have the representation we deserve in the General Assembly,” said Fecteau. [PR.com]



The World Council of Cedars Revolution Calls on State Department to Reject Issa as US Ambassador from Lebanon

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 03:00:00 -0500

The World Council of Cedars Revolution (WCCR) is calling for Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to reject Gaby Issa as the Lebanese ambassador to the US. Issa was put forward by Michel Aoun, the current President of Lebanon. Aoun’s Free Patriotic Movement is allied with the Iranian terrorist organization, Hezbollah. Issa has served as an official in the Free Patriotic Movement and has served as an envoy on behalf of [PR.com]



Electoral Commission Selects Idox as Official eCount Supplier to Malta

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 03:00:00 -0500

Following a competitive tender process, Idox Elections is delighted to confirm its selection as the official provider of an Electronic Vote Counting Solution to the Office of the Electoral Commission of Malta – a contract that will see it support elections across the country during the 2019-2024 period. The rollout of Idox’s e-counting technology will help Malta accelerate its counting process – [PR.com]



Fecteau Announces Intent to Run for Pawtucket State Senate Seat

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 12:28:00 -0500

Mr. Matt Fecteau, Army veteran and former State Senate candidate, intends to run for Pawtucket’s 8th District State Senate seat, currently held by incumbent Senator James Doyle. [PR.com]



Alex Wan Opens Headquarters for Runoff in Atlanta ​City Council President Race

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 11:14:08 -0500

Two-term City Councilmember goes into the runoff for Atlanta’s second-highest political office with HQ adjacent to Atlanta political institution. www.AlexWanForAtlanta.com [PR.com]



Ops Tech Alliance, LLC Awarded GSA Schedule 70 Contract

Sat, 04 Nov 2017 03:00:00 -0400

Ops Tech Alliance, LLC (OTA) announced that the company was successfully awarded a prime GSA Schedule 70 Contract. [PR.com]



MSNBC's Chris Matthews Headlines #RealNews2017 CommForum at Mason

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 03:00:00 -0400

MSNBC's Chris Matthews is the keynote for the Tuesday, Oct. 24 ninth annual communication forum at George Mason, Hubb Ballroom, 9:30 - 12:30. Event focuses on #RealNews2017: the challenge of gathering, dispensing and presenting news in today's 24/7 social-mediated society. Panelists include Kevin Hall, the chief communication strategist for U.S. Senator Mark Warner, NPR's Jack Speer, and Weber Shandwick's Peter Carson. [PR.com]



One Nation Project the Musical

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 09:50:53 -0400

One Nation Project the Musical, a perfectly timed, satire told through two musical works focusing on the impact of the Great Financial Crisis and it also is a tear-jerker depiction of action told over a 70-year time span in America. [PR.com]



Buckhead Coalition Endorses Alex Wan for Atlanta City Council President

Sat, 07 Oct 2017 03:00:00 -0400

The Buckhead Coalition has endorsed Alex Wan, who is seeking the Atlanta City Council President seat after two successful terms on Council. www.AlexWanForAtlanta.com [PR.com]



The App That Will Crush the Opioid Crisis

Wed, 04 Oct 2017 03:00:00 -0400

Too often individual suffering from muscle and joint pain are prescribes medications to treat the symptoms, rather than addressing the cause. Using the VPT app, patients who might otherwise be unable to access a musculoskeletal clinician can schedule a virtual visit with a licensed specialist able to treat their pain. The benefits are exactly the same as an in-person visit, with the only difference being convenience and [PR.com]



Kidney Community Applauds Bipartisan Senate Legislation to Improve Access to Kidney Care Treatments, Improve Quality of Life for Individuals with Kidney Disease

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 18:20:00 -0400

Kidney Care Partners (KCP) – the nation’s largest kidney coalition comprised of physician groups, providers, patient groups, manufacturers and researchers – today praised the introduction of Senate Bill 1890, “Chronic Kidney Disease Improvement in Research and Treatment Act” – a bill to improve the understanding of, and promote access to treatment for, chronic kidney and end-stage renal [PR.com]



Kidney Care Community Celebrates the Passage of the Senate’s CHRONIC Care Act with Unanimous Consent

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 11:50:00 -0400

Kidney Community States Bill will Improve Access to Quality Care, Expand Treatment Choice. [PR.com]



Blume to Seek Republican Nomination for Open SC House Seat

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 03:00:00 -0400

Krystal Blume seeks Republican nomination for open SC House District 28 Seat vacated by Representative Eric Bedingfield. [PR.com]



F.F.E.B.A: SEC Issues Alert for Federal Employees

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 17:56:08 -0400

The SEC has filed fraud charges against four Georgia-based former brokers specifically targeting Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) investors while pretending to be affiliated with or approved by the federal government and TSP. As a registered government vendor with SAM CAGE 7TKH1 and DUNS 080535937, F.F.E.B.A. strives to protect Federal employees from such fraudulent practices by meticulously following OPM Protocol Guidelines in [PR.com]



Atlanta City Council President Candidate Alex Wan Receives Highest Grade from Committee for a Better Atlanta

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 08:50:53 -0400

Alex Wan, who is seeking the Atlanta City Council President seat after two successful terms on Council, garners highest rating of "excellent" from influential group; was one of the top two scorers of all candidates who participated Citywide. www.AlexWanForAtlanta.com [PR.com]



Berwick, PA Councilman Drops Senate Race, Switches to House

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 03:00:00 -0400

Berwick Councilman Andrew Shecktor announced Monday, September 19, 2017, that he is suspending his run for U.S. Senate and will instead be running for the 11th Congressional District seat vacated by Lou Barletta. The election is scheduled for the 2018 midterms. [PR.com]



Stage Drama The Trial at Plymouth State University Questions Our Rights and Freedoms

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 03:00:00 -0400

At Plymouth State University, the Music, Theatre and Dance Department’s production of The Trial, an adaptation by Paul Mroczka based on the novel by Franz Kafka presents a cautionary tale of political commentary. Running from September 21-23 and September 29-30 at the Silver Center, this story of scandal and human rights is a dark tale of warning. [PR.com]



September 26 is National Voter Registration Day 2017

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 03:00:00 -0400

The Urban Flight Foundation plans event to register voters in time for the Virginia General election. [PR.com]



National Bar Association Denounces DACA Reversal; Calls on Congress to Fill Trump’s Intellectual and Ethical Void

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 09:47:00 -0400

“When the authors of the United States Constitution sought to outline a vision, and lay the foundation for our democracy, children were not excluded from the pursuit of life, liberty, and happiness. We cannot turn our backs on innocent children to aid in fulfilling a campaign promise, nor can we permit the misaligned values and self-serving agendas of this Administration to undermine the character and integrity of our [PR.com]



Melson and Holyfield to Visit Sloan Kettering Children’s Hospital and St. Albans Community Living Center

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 03:00:00 -0400

Retired boxer and NY-11 congressional candidate Boyd Melson and 2017 Boxing Hall of Fame inductee turned promoter Evander “Real Deal” Holyfield will visit two New York care centers this week. On Tuesday, September 5, Melson and Holyfield are spending time with children at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC). The world’s oldest and largest private cancer center, the MSKCC devoted more than [PR.com]



National Bar Association Stands with Transgender Community; Banning Transgender Military Applicants Will Only Weaken U.S. Military

Sat, 02 Sep 2017 12:12:13 -0400

"The arbitrary announcement by the President of the United States to ban transgender applicants from serving in the military not only validates the prevailing feeling of intense anxiety within the community but serves to weaken the U.S. military at a time of expanding global instability." –Juan R. Thomas [PR.com]



Mrs. Akie Abe, the Spouse of Prime Minister of Japan, Joins Academics, Food Activists and Food Industry Experts to Discuss Food and Peace in NYC

Wed, 30 Aug 2017 17:13:00 -0400

Roundtable Discussion on Food & Diplomacy with Mrs. Akie Abe as Guest of Honor, followed by Meet & Greet Session and Special Reception. [PR.com]



Former Kansas Secretary of Commerce Joins One Heart Project as Executive Director

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 09:30:00 -0400

One Heart Project is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing incarcerated and at-risk youth a second chance. [PR.com]



New Pro-Trump Administration Comic Strip Intends to Inform with Truth in Humor

Mon, 28 Aug 2017 14:56:00 -0400

“The Media is waging an all-out anti-Administration campaign to discredit Presidential initiatives, misrepresent political issues and inflame the public mind by focusing on radical acts opposed to constitutional rights, the rule of law and what America stands for,” DiGirolamo asserts, co-author of TROMP. TROMP is an American born Bull Elephant with a tuft of wavy, reddish-blonde hair and bushy eyebrows; aims to set the [PR.com]



National Bar Association President Issues Statement on President Trump’s Pardon of Former Sheriff Joseph Arpaio

Sun, 27 Aug 2017 09:11:00 -0400

"By granting this pardon Trump has undermined the rule of law, pandered to hate, impugned the integrity of the judiciary, and confirmed what people of good conscience can no longer deny." -National Bar Association President Juan Thomas [PR.com]



Alex Wan Qualifies for Atlanta City Council President's Race

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 03:00:00 -0400

Alex Wan officially qualifies for City’s second-highest office after two successful terms as a City Councilperson. www.AlexWanForAtlanta.com [PR.com]



New Book by Susan Eustis Questions: "Did Fraud Elect Donald Trump? Addressing the Vote Count in a Few Key Counties"

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 18:47:04 -0400

"Did Fraud Elect Donald Trump? Addressing the Vote Count in a Few Key Counties" has been published by Lexington Publishing. [PR.com]



Rick Bowers Interview Availability

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 11:19:37 -0400

Media interview on white supremacist threat. [PR.com]



Datanet India Launches First-of-Its-Kind Assembly Factbooks for 182 Assembly Constituencies of Gujarat

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 03:00:00 -0400

First-of-its-kind Assembly Factbooks are now available for all the 182 Assembly Constituencies of Gujarat. [PR.com]



National Bar Association President Announces Affiliate Chapters to Provide Pro Bono Legal Services

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:00:12 -0400

In response to Trump retracting denunciation of white supremacist responsibility for Charlottesville tragedy, members of the National Bar Association (NBA) will not remain silent in the face of the clear and present danger presented by an apparent sympathizer of the white nationalist movement in the White House. [PR.com]



National Bar Association Statement as Trump Evolves on White Supremacy and Hate – Two Days Later

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 10:28:06 -0400

NBA President, Juan Thomas states, "Trump's evolution in his anti-white supremacy position leaves reasonable doubt as to the truth of his conviction." [PR.com]



III% United Patriots of Virginia Condemns Political Violence

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 03:00:00 -0400

III% United Patriots of Virginia condemns political violence that happened at the Unite The Right Rally. [PR.com]



National Bar Association (NBA) Alarmed by the Sheer Depravity of the Actions of White Supremacists

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 10:29:51 -0400

The National Bar Association today issued the following statement about the tragic events which occurred in Charlottesville, VA. [PR.com]



Pixel Mags Brings "Readr": All Your Favorite Publications to Your iPhone

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 07:00:00 -0400

Readr is a subscription-based iPad app from Pixel Mags that allows users to instantly access and download thousands of the world’s leading publications for a low monthly fee. Pixel Mags has now brought this convenience to iPhones. [PR.com]



Juan R. Thomas Sworn in as 75th President of National Bar Association

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 11:18:47 -0400

Reigniting a commitment to civil rights and social justice in these precarious times at the center of new leader’s platform [PR.com]



National Bar Association Congratulates Member Rosalyn Henderson Myers on Winning South Carolina Democratic Nomination

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 12:11:00 -0400

The National Bar Association congratulates NBA member Rosalyn Henderson Myers on her successful Democratic primary runoff campaign for the South Carolina House of Representatives. “As a friend and colleague, it provides me with great pleasure to personally congratulate Rosalyn on her successful primary runoff campaign. I have been impressed with her work as chair of our NBA Women Lawyers Division, her ongoing [PR.com]



Power Pledge Campaign to Elect Shelia Alamin-Khashoggi to Raleigh City Council at Large

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 16:06:00 -0400

This campaign is a call to action to address issues with housing, transportation and unemployment in the City of Raleigh. It provides a coordinated action to multiply, amplify and build synergy across grassroots justice movements. [PR.com]



Georgia Equality Endorses Alex Wan in Race for Atlanta City Council President

Wed, 09 Aug 2017 03:00:00 -0400

Wan again gains support of statewide organization as he seeks Atlanta’s second-highest office after two successful terms as a City Councilperson. [PR.com]



The Committee to Elect Shecktor Has Organized a Rally in Support of Donald Trump to be Held in Luzerne County, Pa. Luzerne County Was a Key Player in the 2016 Elections.

Wed, 09 Aug 2017 12:10:14 -0400

Over 100 are expected to turn out for a pro Trump rally in Wilkes-Barre, PA on Saturday, August 12. This is one of many planned rallies in support of Donald Trump occurring across the nation. This rally is sponsored by MAGA Nationwide, LLC and is being put on by Andrew Shecktor, a candidate for U.S. Senate in PA. [PR.com]



North Korea Peace Initiative is Focus of Boston Global Forum at World Reconciliation Day Symposium 8:30-Noon, Sept. 9, Harvard University

Thu, 03 Aug 2017 10:24:00 -0400

Soft power authority Joseph Nye and Gov. Michael Dukakis will address scholars, business leaders and diplomats on the nuclear missile crisis posed by North Korea at the annual World Reconciliation Day Symposium, 8:30 AM to Noon, September 9th, Loeb House, Harvard University, 17 Quincy Street, Cambridge, Mass. [PR.com]



Pelzer for Congress Holds Announcement Rally

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 20:00:00 -0400

Pelzer: This is not the start of a political career--it’s the end of business as usual. [PR.com]



Families Advocating for Campus Equality Agrees that Sexual Assault Procedures Need Revision; Victim Protections Not Threatened by Reform Efforts

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 09:20:00 -0400

Families Advocating for Campus Equality (FACE) commends the New York Times for publishing an Op Ed last Friday by respected journalist Cathy Young disputing the false narrative that FACE and Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos seek to weaken protections under Title IX for victims of sexual assault. FACE, a nonprofit Ms. Young cites as having been “unfairly tarred with the extremist brush,” has both [PR.com]



Bipartisan Tribute to Veterans and Those Serving in Congress Was Smashing Success

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 09:44:09 -0400

Annual event features inspiring speakers -- and a song dedicated to U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise by world-renowned tenor Anthony Kearns. [PR.com]



Small Town Mayor Seeks New Businesses to Take Part in Economic Development Process

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 03:00:00 -0400

Mayor Williams of White Castle, La wants to work with businesses to secure funding for the purchase of existing empty buildings and offer incentives to bring in doughnut shops, bakeries, coffee shops, upscale lofts, apartments, retail centers, shopping malls, and most importantly mentoring programs for the youth. [PR.com]



Longtime State Rep. Managing Atlanta City Council President Campaign

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 04:00:00 -0400

Atlanta native Doug Teper to serve as campaign manager for Alex Wan, who is running for Atlanta City Council President. www.AlexWanForAtlanta.com [PR.com]



Iran Recognizes Women's Rights and Opens Motorcycle Track to Female Riders

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 11:14:36 -0400

After decades of banning women from riding motorbikes in public, Iran will finally allow women to race on a public track. [PR.com]



30-Year-Old EPA Wetlands Case Takes Favorable Turn for Aggrieved Pennsylvania Farmer

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 11:13:00 -0400

The Kogan Law Group, P.C. Reports How a Federal Court’s Reopening of a 1990 EPA-Farmer Wetlands Case for New Discovery and the Filing of $8 Million of Administrative Claims Against the Government May Facilitate the Resolution of a Very Costly Legal Dispute. [PR.com]



Continued Strong Financial Backing for Alex Wan’s Atlanta City Council President Campaign

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 17:40:16 -0400

Two-term City Councilperson Alex Wan draws support from broad cross-section of residents across Atlanta in bid for City’s second-highest office. [PR.com]



Joann Payne, President Recognized as a Woman of Excellence by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Fri, 07 Jul 2017 03:00:00 -0400

Joann Payne of Fairfax, Virginia has been recognized as a Woman of Excellence by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide for her outstanding contributions and achievements for 32 years in the field of government relations. About Joann Payne, President Joann Payne has spent the last three decades as a strong and effective advocate for her clients in the transportation, defense, education, corporate, federal, state, [PR.com]



Fecteau Redeploying to Attend Harvard University

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 09:30:00 -0400

U.S. Army Major Matthew J. Fecteau of Pawtucket, Rhode Island will be redeploying early July to attend Harvard University as a Mid-Career Master in Public Administration student, a lifelong dream. [PR.com]



Concealed Carry Weapons Training for Elected Officials

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 03:00:00 -0400

As a community service and in the interest of promoting firearm safety, In-Gauge of Polk County, a private, non-profit, NRA affiliated club specializing in firearm training will be conducting specialized concealed carry/handgun safety training for elected officials and political candidates. [PR.com]



The President is Missing in Paris and a Dynamic Heroine Leaps Into Action in New Political Thriller

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 03:00:00 -0400

In "The Paris Plot," a nail-biting debut thriller by Joseph Aragon, the unthinkable becomes plausible when an American president goes missing after he is targeted for war crimes by a powerful French magistrate. Only Isabella "Izzy" Stone, a heroic Secret Service agent in charge of the president's detail, can save the president from certain death and prevent international catastrophe. Kirkus Reviews [PR.com]



Fecteau Awarded the Commendation Medal

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 03:00:00 -0400

U.S. Army Major Matthew J. Fecteau of Pawtucket, Rhode Island was awarded the Commendation Medal on May 3rd, 2017, for his service in support of operations across the Greater Middle East. According to Army Regulation, the Commendation Medal is awarded to members of the military who distinguish themselves “by an act of heroism, extraordinary achievement, or meritorious service.” When presented the award, Major [PR.com]



Veterans, CA Assemblymen Join Forces to Host 1st Annual Vegan Festival in San Jose July 1st

Sun, 18 Jun 2017 14:26:00 -0400

George, Stephanie Caruthers and CA Assembly member Ash Kalra will be hosting the CA Summer Veg Fest at the Santa Clara Fairgrounds on July 1st 2017 from 11am to 7pm. Sponsored by the CA Endowment. “I want the attendees to know to truths. That the planet we live in is in danger from all sides, and that we all have the power to change it forever and resist forces that wish no good will to the world,” says [PR.com]



Melson to Host Campaign Kickoff June 26

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 03:00:00 -0400

Retired professional boxer, current public speaker, 2003 West Point graduate and Army Public Affairs Officer Boyd Melson will host a campaign kickoff reception Monday, June 26 for his congressional bid. Melson is running in the November 2018 election for New York’s 11th district, covering Staten Island & South Brooklyn. The reception takes place from 7-9 PM at 445 Lafayette St. Suite 16B New York, NY 10003. [PR.com]



American Elements CEO Michael Silver to Deliver Keynote Address at Defense Industry Summit

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 03:00:00 -0400

American Elements CEO Michael Silver will deliver a keynote address at the Advanced Materials for Defense Summit on July 19 in Alexandria, Virginia. American Elements is the world's largest manufacturer of advanced materials. Its customers include the U.S. armed forces and its national laboratories. Other Keynote Speakers include U.S. Air Force Lieutenant General John B. Cooper. Mr. Silver will discuss President Trump's [PR.com]



Berkeley Press Releases New Book, "The Armenian Lobby & U.S. Foreign Policy," by Raoul Lowery Contreras

Wed, 07 Jun 2017 13:27:00 -0400

The first of its kind to be published in the United States, this book offers a meticulous assessment of the Armenian lobby’s inner workings, as well as its achievements and failures. These observations will add to the growing amount of literature on the impact of ethnic lobbies in American politics.  [PR.com]



Call for Action to Instill a Fully Participatory Democracy, Civil, Human and Fundamental Rights in Bangladesh

Fri, 12 May 2017 13:29:00 -0400

The current situation in Bangladesh requests your immediate support to combat the ongoing Human Rights abuses occurring. Bangladesh is in need of immediate political, economic a social reform – with over a 164 million lives at stake. [PR.com]



Chairman Buck Mckeon Joins the Worldwide Speakers Group

Mon, 08 May 2017 09:00:00 -0400

The McKeon Group is excited to announce that Former House Armed Services Committee Chairman Buck McKeon has become a Featured Speaker for the Worldwide Speakers Group. Chairman McKeon recently retired from the House of Representatives, after serving 22 years representing the constituents of California’s 25th district. During that span, Buck chaired the House Education and Workforce Committee as well as Armed [PR.com]



Melson to Run for New York Congress

Fri, 05 May 2017 09:34:19 -0400

Retired professional boxer, current public speaker, 2003 West Point graduate and Army Public Affairs Officer Boyd Melson announced he'll run for Congress in 2018 for New York's 11th District, covering Staten Island and South Brooklyn. Born to a Jewish mother & Louisiana Creole father, Melson's a lifelong New Yorker who's dedicated most of his adult life to serving the public. The 35-year-old has resided in Manhattan, [PR.com]






Novelist Dick Pirozzolo Presents a Copy of His "Escape from Saigon" to Gov. Michael Dukakis

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 03:00:00 -0400

On the 42nd anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War on April 30, Dick Pirozzolo presented a copy of his novel "Escape from Saigon" to former Massachusetts Gov. Michael Dukakis. This Vietnam War novel, coauthored with Michael Morris, is set in Saigon, South Vietnam, during April, 1975, the final month of the war. A historical fiction, the novel uses flashbacks, newspaper accounts and barroom conversations to provide [PR.com]



Anagrams Provide Startling Insights Into Current Political Climate

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 05:47:00 -0400

Operating under the Twitter handle @MsAnagram, a Phoenix-based freelance writer has used her skills to tackle some of the hottest political issues of our time, only to reach some startling results. [PR.com]



Don’t Know Much About Civics: Overwhelming Majority (93%) of U.S. Adults Believe Civics Education Should be Bolstered in Public Schools

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 03:00:00 -0400

icitizen conducted a poll with Senator Chuck Riley (OR-15) to gauge national sentiment on civics education. This survey gathered insight related to Oregon Senate Bill 1038 (that Riley is sponsoring), which aims to increase civics knowledge among constituents. [PR.com]



What Happens When Corporations Hate Their Own Customers

Fri, 14 Apr 2017 03:00:00 -0400

The recent forcible removal of a passenger from an overbooked United Airlines flight shows the distain many corporations have for their own customers. This event is not isolated to the airlines industry, but also includes the financial services, cable TV, and other industries. This could be a tipping point for consumers. [PR.com]



Running for Political Office on a Budget

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 03:00:00 -0400

Diaz Campaigns, a subsidiary of Diaz Consulting Group, Inc., is revolutionizing the way political campaigns are run and won. Diaz Campaigns' transparent business model and tier pricing makes it easy for candidates to know exactly what they are getting. "As a former candidate myself, I know how confusing and stressful the campaign process can be," said Pedro Diaz, founder and managing partner at Diaz Campaigns. [PR.com]



Trumpchat: A Facebook Chatbot for Trump News is Launched

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 18:03:51 -0400

Talk to Donald Trump via a Facebook Chatbot. Get news and updates related to President Trump. [PR.com]



Foreign-Policy Analyst and Military Historian Max Boot to Speak at Free Lecture

Wed, 05 Apr 2017 03:00:00 -0400

Max Boot, the Jeane J. Kirkpatrick Senior Fellow in National Security Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, will be the featured speaker as part of the Dr. Bernard & Jeanette Gordon Halperin Memorial Lecture Series. Mr. Boot will appear on Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 4:00pm in the Abess Sanctuary at Temple Israel, 137 NE 19th Street, Miami, Florida, 33132. The topic of his lecture will be Israel’s Search for [PR.com]



U.S. Senate Hopeful Andrew Shecktor Keynote Speaker at Philadelphia MAGA March

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 03:00:00 -0400

Andrew Shecktor, a candidate for U.S. Senate in PA, seeking to oust Bob Casey in the 2018 elections, is scheduled to be a keynote speaker at the Philadelphia MAGA March to be held Saturday, March 25, 2017 in Philadelphia. [PR.com]



Australian Defence Force and Philippine Navy Confirmed for MilSatCom Asia Pacific 2017

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 03:00:00 -0400

SMi Reports: Australian Defence Force and Philippine Navy to provide critical satellite communisation programme updates at MilSatCom Asia-Pacific conference this May. [PR.com]



Supporting Transparency, Atlanta City Council President Candidate Alex Wan Releases Council Expense Data

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 07:00:00 -0400

Atlanta City Councilmember Alex Wan, who is seeking the second-highest elected position in Atlanta government, Atlanta City Council President, on Thursday released his City Council District 6 non-salary expenses from January 2010 (when he officially took office) through a report run in February. [PR.com]



Bethel Township Trustee Endorses William Lutz for Troy (OH) City Council

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 03:00:00 -0400

Bethel Township Trustee Beth van Haaren today endorsed William Lutz for his campaign for Troy City Council. "Having worked with Bill when he was Bethel Township's (Miami County) first administrator I know that he is hardworking, smart, a team player and dedicated to the community. Bill proposed ideas to make our township run more efficiently, interacted well with all residents as well as other government officials [PR.com]



DataPath Meets with Congressional Leaders at the 36th Annual Employers Council on Flexible Compensation Conference

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 08:00:00 -0400

The healthcare administrative solutions company expressed support for proposed initiatives aimed at making healthcare affordable for TPAs, businesses and consumers. [PR.com]



Now Available – the Capitol Call Mobile App – the Political Activism App That Takes the Guesswork Out of Calling Congress

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 03:00:00 -0400

New GPS-powered political action app provides users with federal, state, and local representative contact information along with call scripts, contact lists, and direct action guides for current political issues. [PR.com]



New Social Platform, IamAction.com, Offering $25,000 Reward to Help Find French Rhino Poachers

Thu, 09 Mar 2017 09:57:00 -0500

Animal parks throughout Europe are being asked to stay alert and look out for poachers, as they pose a serious threat to the entire animal community and will continue poaching unless stopped. [PR.com]



Screenshot Productions Presents: Fear is What We Learned Here, an Immersive Walkthrough Installation Taking Aim at Donald Trump and Political and Social Injustice

Wed, 08 Mar 2017 10:30:00 -0500

A one-on-one presentation of performance in environments created by projection, sound and physical installation exploring fear as a tool for social and political control. [PR.com]



Berwick, PA Councilman Announces Run for U.S. Senate

Wed, 08 Mar 2017 03:00:00 -0500

11 year resident of Berwick, PA is challenging Senator Bob Casey in 2018. [PR.com]