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2011-05-19 11:45:00

According to a new study, US businesses could support about one million more jobs if China stopped intellectual property violations.

2011-05-18 16:49:00

International Trade Commission investigation finds up to 2.1 million US jobs at stake WASHINGTON, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rampant intellectual property theft and restrictive indigenous innovation policies in China cost the US economy up to 2.1 million jobs, an investigation by the US International Trade Commission has found.

2011-02-03 10:22:04

On a party-line vote of 51-47, the Senate rejected the Republican measure to rescind the law that aims to provide more than 30 million uninsured Americans with medical coverage while requiring nearly all to be insured or pay a fine.

2011-01-18 13:10:00

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. and WASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VSP® Vision Care, the nation's largest HMO by membership, announced that it has appointed Cecil Swamidoss as director of federal policy.

2010-10-21 14:00:00

DES MOINES, Iowa, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Each year, some 30,000 youth in the U.S. exit foster care without a connection to a permanent family. As a result, they face greater risks of homelessness, unemployment, incarceration and mental illness.

2010-09-16 10:45:00

Workers at the National Science Foundation (NSF) may still be using agency computers to view pornography on government time.

2010-07-19 10:11:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fox Insurance Company agreed July 9 to wire $13.6 million in overdue payments for Medicare Part D prescription drug claims to the administrators of its plan - ProCare Pharmacy Benefit Management, Inc.

2010-07-19 07:15:00

BRIARCLIFF MANOR, N.Y., July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 24, 2010, the office of United States Senator Charles Grassley released a report entitled "Ghostwriting in Medical Literature" highlighting his concern "about the lack of transparency that exists in medical ghostwriting." The report rightly calls for more uniform disclosure of financial and editorial support in medical publications and more specificity in acknowledging editorial assistance.

2010-04-21 11:47:00

WASHINGTON, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to newly introduced legislation from Senators Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Kent Conrad (D-ND) extending subsidies to corn ethanol and the 54-cents per gallon tariff on imported ethanol - particularly sugarcane ethanol from Brazil - for five more years, the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) issued the following statement.

2010-03-24 15:30:00

WASHINGTON, March 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Independent Women's Voice CEO Heather Higgins today announced the launch of SomeAreMoreEqual.com, a web site designed to draw attention to the so-called "Leadership and Committee Staff Carve-Out" provision exempting key congressional staffers from some of the requirements of the health spending bill signed into law just yesterday. "In our Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson wrote that 'All men are created equal,'" said Higgins.

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