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Aug 17, 2020, 11:49 ET California housing recovery continues in July as median home price sets another record high, C.A.R. reports

California's housing market continued to recover as home sales climbed to their highest level in more than two and a half years in July, while...


Aug 14, 2020, 09:00 ET Players Coalition Pledges $20,000 to Combat Felony Disenfranchisement in Florida

Players Coalition is donating $20,000 towards efforts to restore the right to vote for people with past felony convictions in Florida. The donation...


Aug 13, 2020, 14:59 ET C.A.R. statement on new FHFA refinance fee that increases costs for borrowers

The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) today issued the following statement regarding the Federal Housing Finance Agency's (FHFA)...


Aug 12, 2020, 16:08 ET Higher home prices and economic recession dampen California housing affordability in second-quarter 2020, C.A.R. reports

Higher home prices and lower household income caused by the economic recession dampened California housing affordability in the second quarter of...


Aug 10, 2020, 12:40 ET California Organic Waste Recyclers: Senate Committee to Vote on Bill to End Popular California Recycling Program

Each week, a specialized hauling truck arrives at San Diego's popular AleSmith Brewery to pick up spent grain and other recovered wasted food which...


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 05, 2020, 14:33 ET Tamika Mallory Of Until Freedom Criticizes The California District Attorneys Association's Request For The NFL To Pull Stephon Clark PSA

Until Freedom, a racial justice organization co-founded by leading activists Tamika Mallory, Linda Sarsour, hip-hop artist Mysonne Linen and civil...


Aug 03, 2020, 09:35 ET The Ticktin Law Group Petitions Gov. DeSantis To Release Non-Violent Offender A Few Months Early From 15-Year Sentence As He Fears Catching COVID-19 Just As Florida Prison Boss Tests Positive

The Ticktin Law Group has officially urged Gov. Ron DeSantis to show clemency to a non-violent offender who has only seven months left to serve on a...


Jul 31, 2020, 08:36 ET Rashad Lewis Statement on Reopening of Schools

As a parent, access to quality education is a paramount concern. Let's face it - a patchwork of online education tools are not ideal - but very...


Jul 30, 2020, 19:12 ET Thousands of Ineligible Persons Could be Mailed Ballots If Nevada Goes All-Mail in November Election

Election Integrity Project, Nevada (EIPNv) sent notice on July 24 to Nevada's Secretary of State (SOS) regarding possible failures by the state to...


Jul 29, 2020, 19:57 ET HUD's repeal of fair housing rule reverses decades of progress

The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) today issued the following statement regarding the Dept. of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD)...


Jul 29, 2020, 15:55 ET CUB Analysis: Put Low-Income Communities At Heart Of State EV Policy

With the right electric vehicle (EV) policies, Illinois can deliver cleaner air, low-cost transportation options and lower energy costs for all...


Jul 27, 2020, 05:00 ET Pappas: Pay Cook County property taxes through October 1 with no penalty

Second Installment Cook County property tax bills are due August 3, 2020, but property owners have two extra months to pay without a late fee,...


Jul 24, 2020, 11:52 ET The Responsible Business Lending Coalition Applauds the Passage of New York State's Small Business Truth in Lending Act

The Responsible Business Lending Coalition (RBLC), a cross-sector coalition whose members represent nonprofit and for-profit lenders, investors, and...


Jul 23, 2020, 16:33 ET C.A.R. statement on HUD's roll back of rule that would weaken fair housing laws

The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) today issued the following statement regarding the Dept. of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD)...


Jul 23, 2020, 08:38 ET AAA® Selected to Administer New York State's Civil Commotion Mediation Program

The American Arbitration Association® (AAA) announces it has been named the designated administrator of the new Civil Commotion Mediation Program...


Jul 23, 2020, 04:55 ET California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA) responsabiliza al gobernador Gavin Newsom por la fallida medida de considerar las bebidas alcohólicas como "producto esencial" en el marco del COVID-19

Hoy, la organización California Alcohol Policy Alliance (Alianza para las Políticas sobre Consumo de Alcohol en California, CAPA) ofreció una...


Jul 22, 2020, 20:48 ET California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA) holds Governor Gavin Newsom accountable for COVID-19 response failure of making alcohol "essential"

The California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA) held a virtual press event today to acknowledge California Governor Gavin Newsom's failure to make...


Jul 22, 2020, 19:07 ET Great American Outdoors Act Passes House of Representatives

Will Shafroth, President and CEO of the National Park Foundation, the official nonprofit partner to the National Park Service, made the following...


Jul 17, 2020, 20:38 ET California Lawyers Association Supports The California Supreme Court's Approval of Timely Changes to the California State Bar Exam and Licensure Process

This year's graduating law school class faces tremendous uncertainty amidst the unprecedented global COVID-19 pandemic. To support recent law school...


Jul 16, 2020, 11:54 ET California housing market claws back past two months of losses in June as median home price sets another record high, C.A.R. reports

After falling to the lowest level since the Great Recession, California's housing market rebounded in June with the largest month-to-month sales...


Jul 15, 2020, 16:38 ET AWO Voices Support for Newly Released WRDA 2020 Bill

The American Waterways Operators strongly supports H.R. 7575, the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 (WRDA), which was reported out of the House ...


Jul 14, 2020, 08:49 ET Young People are Going to Change the World

Local college student Harrison Stanley announces the media launch of his campaign to represent Ohio's 29th House District. Running to oppose the...


Jun 30, 2020, 11:07 ET Oregon Citizens to Weigh In on COVID Recovery

Oregonians from all walks of life will participate in the state's first virtual Citizen Assembly to weigh in on what could be some of the state's...


Jun 27, 2020, 23:56 ET As Bars Are Ordered to Close, Tune Up Hair Salon Prepares to Fight Back Against Executive Orders

Tune Up Salon Holdco LLC ("Tune Up The Manly Salons") has filed a challenge in Montgomery County, Texas asking that Governor Abbot's Executive Orders ...