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2014-09-30 16:28:31

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights today announced the release of its 2014 statutory enforcement report, Patient Dumping, which may be accessed at http://www.usccr.gov/pubs/2014PATDUMPOSD_9282014-1.pdf "Patient dumping" is the practice of hospitals' denying individuals emergency medical screening and stabilization services, or transferring them to other hospitals, once a hospital discovers that the patients are uninsured or have no means...

2014-05-28 16:24:10

WASHINGTON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights announced today the appointment of 17 members to the Vermont State Advisory Committee, charging them to evaluate and report on civil rights concerns in the state. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110524/DC08224LOGO The Commission appointed: --Diane B. Snelling --Phayvanh Luekhamhan of Hinesburg (chair) of Montpelier --John H. Bloomer of --Terrance D. Martin of...

2014-05-28 16:24:06

WASHINGTON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights announced today the appointment of 15 members to the Connecticut State Advisory Committee, charging them to evaluate and report on civil rights concerns in the state. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110524/DC08224LOGO The Commission appointed: --Alex A. Knopp of --David J. McGuire of Norwalk (chair) West Hartford -- Kashif Abdul- --Melanie S. Rausch...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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