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2014-05-13 00:20:22

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National League of Cities (NLC) Executive Director Clarence E. Anthony released this statement following the introduction of the MAP-21 Reauthorization Act by U.S. Senators Barbara Boxer (D-CA), David Vitter (R-LA), Tom Carper (D-DE) and John Barrasso (R-WY): http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081022/NLCLOGO "We are pleased to see the Senate release a bipartisan proposal for a six-year surface transportation reauthorization. Although we...

2014-03-31 16:26:49

LOS ANGELES, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United States Senator Barbara Boxer has endorsed the Troy and Alana Pack Patient Safety Act, a pending California ballot measure to modernize California's patient safety laws. The Pack Act promotes justice for patients and legal deterrence to wrongdoing by adjusting the state's malpractice cap to account for 38 years of inflation, while maintaining the existing cap on attorneys' fees. Last week 844,000 voter signatures were filed...

2013-02-15 23:01:35

The following statements on the carbon tax bill introduced by Sens. Barbara Boxer and Bernie Sanders from energy and tax experts at The Heartland Institute — a free-market think tank — may be used for attribution. CHICAGO, IL (PRWEB) February 15, 2013 Sens. Bernie Sanders and Barbara Boxer today introduced a bill to tax carbon emissions on entities such as coal mines, oil refineries, and natural gas processing points. The legislation would set a $20 tax for each ton of carbon...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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