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Aug 21, 2020, 20:36 ET California School Nutrition Association Joins With Representative Susan Davis Asking USDA for School Meal Relief

The California School Nutrition Association (CSNA) reached out to Rep. Susan Davis, Congresswoman from San Diego, to draft a letter to USDA Secretary ...


Aug 21, 2020, 17:53 ET Statement From Ameren Illinois

Ameren Illinois welcomes the opportunity to participate in stakeholder discussions designed to develop sound energy policy for Illinois. At Ameren...


Aug 21, 2020, 17:29 ET Insurance Commissioner to Investigate Key Wildfire Insurance Issues Under Legislation Headed to Senate Floor, says Consumer Watchdog

California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara would investigate and develop solutions to ensure affordable, accessible insurance for homeowners in...


Aug 20, 2020, 16:18 ET President Hernández participated in the inauguration of the Israeli Trade and Cooperation Office in Tegucigalpa

President of Honduras Juan Orlando Hernández participated on Wednesday in the inauguration of the trade office located in the Government Civic Center ...


Aug 19, 2020, 16:57 ET MN Teamsters Express Disappointment With Governor Walz's Line 3 Appeal!

Teamsters Joint Council 32 in Minneapolis, Minnesota today announced their disappointment with Minnesota Governor Tim Walz for once again appealing...


Aug 19, 2020, 15:25 ET Missouri Parents Demand Action From Governor Parson, Legislature And State Board Of Education After Thousands Of Online School Applications Denied

Today Missouri parents and the National Coalition for Public School Options (PSO) testified before the Missouri State Legislature Joint Education...


Aug 19, 2020, 14:48 ET Corruption alleged in construction contract bidding process in Bastrop County

According to complaints filed today with the Office of the Inspector General for the Department of Homeland Security and the Texas State Auditor's...


Aug 19, 2020, 10:27 ET Brasil fortalece combate ao contrabando com acordo com países do Mercosul

"Só é possível enfrentar um crime de natureza transnacional com a coordenação e trabalho mútuo entre os países envolvidos". A fala do presidente do...


Aug 19, 2020, 07:15 ET Louder Than Hate: The Biggest Grassroots Artistic Protest Being Organized Against Trump And His Administration

A group of incensed citizens from states around the country have formed a unified artistic protest revolution project that will make this election...


Aug 18, 2020, 13:59 ET AJC Disappointed by California Campus Ethnic Studies Law

American Jewish Committee (AJC) is dismayed that California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed AB 1460 (Weber). Under this new law, California State...


Aug 17, 2020, 12:51 ET Community Leaders Come Together Against Racism and Discrimination Protesting Senate Bill 793

Neighborhood FORWARD was joined by hundreds of Californians, including local faith leaders, retired law enforcement, and civil rights activists, to...


Aug 15, 2020, 09:17 ET Nation's Mayors On U.S. Postal Service Changes: "We Cannot Afford Further Disruption"

Below is a statement by Louisville Mayor and President of the U.S. Conference of Mayors Greg Fischer on recent changes with the U.S. Postal Service...


Aug 13, 2020, 15:32 ET Legislative Bill 1107 Passes: Greater Omaha Chamber, CEOs, Business Owners Applaud Nebraska Legislature

Nebraska's senators today approved Legislative Bill 1107, drawing praise from the Greater Omaha Chamber, regional CEOs and area business owners....


Aug 13, 2020, 13:04 ET Amid Gridlock, CED Calls on Congress & President to Swiftly Pass Bipartisan Legislation Providing More Pandemic Relief

Today, as the economic fallout from COVID-19 continues, the Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board issued a statement calling on...


Aug 13, 2020, 13:00 ET States Can Require All New Vehicles Sold Within Borders to Be Electric

Recent U.S. Supreme Court precedent has opened the door for states to enact laws requiring all new cars sold in the state to be electric as of a...


Aug 11, 2020, 06:37 ET From the Tax Law Offices of David W. Klasing - Does the IRS Share Voluntary Disclosure Information with State or Local Authorities & other Federal Agencies?

In recent years, the IRS has greatly expanded its voluntary disclosure program, where taxpayers who have committed intentional or unintentional...


Aug 10, 2020, 15:30 ET Trump Signs Specially Adaptive Housing Act Into Law

President Donald Trump signed into law the Ryan Kules and Paul Benne Specially Adaptive Housing (SAH) Improvement Act of 2019, a major legislative...


Aug 10, 2020, 15:29 ET New Jersey Senate Bill 1957 Supporting New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program, Inc. (NJMEP) Effort to Grow Manufacturing Jobs Receives 100% Support from the Senate Labor Committee

During the Senate Labor Committee hearing this morning, Senate Bill 1957 received 100% support from the Senate Labor Committee. The Bill was...


Aug 09, 2020, 11:00 ET MTC Invites Residents to Weigh In on Toll Policies As Martinez-Walnut Creek Express Lane Debut Nears

As the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) prepare for the early 2021 start of Express...


Aug 07, 2020, 19:27 ET Final Six Members of 2020 Citizens Redistricting Commission Selected

Today the first eight members of California's 2020 Citizens Redistricting Commission (Commission) announced the final six members who will together...


Aug 07, 2020, 09:29 ET Faith for Black Lives Chair Rev. Stephen A. Green joins "Until Freedom" to Occupy Kentucky for Justice for Breonna Taylor

Faith for Black Lives Chair Rev. Stephen A. Green, Until Freedom Co-Founders, Tamika Mallory, Linda Sarsour, Mysonne Linen, Angelo Pinto, Esq.,...


Aug 06, 2020, 16:48 ET Vote.org Holds #GoodTroublePledge Voter Registration Drive to Commemorate the 55th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act

On the 55th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, Vote.org, the nation's largest voter engagement platform and the only Black-led organization in the ...


Aug 06, 2020, 14:29 ET The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Thanks Congress for Dedicating Resources to the Fight for Suicide Prevention

On Friday, July 31, the FY21 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill passed the U.S. House of...


Aug 06, 2020, 09:15 ET LexisNexis Risk Solutions Joins Patient ID Coalition in Support of a National Unique Patient Identifier

LexisNexis® Risk Solutions has joined Patient ID Now coalition to support accurate patient identification and ensure that patients are accurately...


Aug 05, 2020, 20:05 ET Mayors to President Trump: Cities Need Direct Financial Assistance Now

As negotiations on the next COVID-19 legislative package drag on, cities across America face the grim reality of continued payroll cuts and...