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2014-06-11 12:21:14

Announcement made during Capitol Hill Ocean Week WASHINGTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Senator Carl Levin (D-MI) announced at the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation's (NMSF) 12th annual Ocean Awards Gala June 10 that he is introducing the Great Lakes Cultural Heritage Assessment Act next month. Sen. Levin's proposed bill would direct the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to identify underwater areas in the Great Lakes that possess significant...

2010-05-26 10:57:00

WASHINGTON, May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following news conference was announced today by the Family Research Council: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) Family Research Council news conference call to discuss new research that demonstrates how overturning "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" will increase sexual tension and even sexual assault in the WHAT: military. Peter Sprigg, Senior Fellow for Policy Studies at...

2010-05-25 10:10:00

FRC to Release New National Polling Data WASHINGTON, May 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following event advisory was issued by FRC Action: WHAT: FRC Action will release new national polling on homosexuals in the military and discuss grassroots campaign activities in the lead up to this week's Congressional action on "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." WHO: Tony Perkins, President, Family Research Council Action General (Ret.) John Sheehan, U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. (Ret.) Bob Maginnis, U.S....

2010-05-25 05:00:00

Ad Asks, "What Do Kagan, Levin and Pelosi Have in Common?" WASHINGTON, May 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FRC Action, the lobbying arm of the Family Research Council, has placed an advertisement in today's issue of Politico asking, "What Do Kagan, Levin and Pelosi have in common? Using the military to advance their radical social agenda." During a 1 p.m. EDT news conference call scheduled for later today, FRC Action President Tony Perkins will be joined by military veterans to discuss the...

2010-03-04 10:10:00

WASHINGTON, March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement this morning on Sander Levin of Michigan becoming new acting Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee: "Congressman Pete Stark has informed me that, due to his desire to remain as subcommittee Chairman of the Health Subcommittee, he has resigned as acting Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee. Pete Stark has been a leader in health insurance reform, and we will continue to...

2010-01-27 11:10:00

Strongest Signal Yet to Current Pentagon Leadership SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a statement released today through Senator Kirsten Gillibrand's office (D-NY), former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General John Shalikashvili gave the strongest signal to date that now is the time for military leadership to move forward on repeal of the "don't ask, don't tell" policy and law. He stated, "As a nation built on the principle of equality, we should...

2009-10-29 12:56:00

AFGE Champions Return of 'Good Sense' to Government WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), today, applauded President Obama, House Armed Services Chairman Ike Skelton (D-MO), Senate Armed Services Chairman Carl Levin (D-MI), Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Chairman Joe Lieberman (I-CT), Senate HSGAC Subcommittee Chairman Daniel Akaka (D-HI), House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Ed Towns (D-NY), and...

2009-08-06 15:45:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leo W. Gerard, International President of the United Steelworkers (USW) today praised the commitment of a group of key senators led by Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH), for issuing a bold call to ensure that climate change legislation continue to include a comprehensive provision to prevent the leakage of carbon emissions and manufacturing jobs to foreign countries with this statement: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO...

2009-06-11 16:15:00

WASHINGTON, June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids applauds U.S. Senators Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow for voting today to approve historic legislation that gives the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authority to regulate tobacco products, including the authority to crack down on tobacco marketing and sales to kids. The U.S. Senate approved the bipartisan bill 79 to 17. The House has approved similar legislation, and Congress is expected to quickly...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.