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2014-09-11 12:22:02

WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Science Coalition today unveiled a new blog featuring predictions of what science and innovation will yield for the future. The blog - SCIENCE 2034 - is intended to call attention to the need for strong and sustained federal funding for basic scientific research by highlighting the exciting possibilities of the future. Its launch was timed to coincide with the return of Congress to Washington and a renewed focus on budget matters for...

2014-09-09 12:28:50

Lupus Foundation of America and Rheumatology Research Foundation hold congressional briefing WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Lupus Foundation of America, the only national force devoted to solving the mystery of lupus, and the Rheumatology Research Foundation, the largest private funding source of rheumatology research and training programs, convened on Capitol Hill to update our nation's leaders about the new Accelerating Medicines Partnership (AMP)...

2014-09-09 12:21:37

I.I.I. Has Experts and Resources for Reporters Doing Stories on Terrorism Insurance NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The year-end expiration of the federal Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (TRIPRA), and its uncertain future, is creating capacity and pricing issues for terrorism insurance buyers, according to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.). "The 13-year anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attack--coming just ahead of TRIPRA's...

2014-09-08 12:25:33

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CQ Roll Call announced today the release of the 24(th) annual Roll Call 50 Richest Members of Congress. The 50 Richest list is the most comprehensive accounting of wealth on Capitol Hill. Since 1990, CQ Roll Call has reviewed the financial disclosures of every member of Congress -- including delegates -- to determine the minimum net worth of every member. This year, for the first time, we will be publishing the complete list that includes...

2014-09-05 16:22:26

WASHINGTON, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jumping back into Congress after the summer recess will be easier with four new Recess Reports available from VoteTocracy, a nonpartisan policy platform. Senior researchers highlighted the key legislation and critical issues facing lawmakers when they return, as well as the legislative ramifications of a Republican takeover in the House and Senate in November. The Recess Reports include: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140904/143225 Critical...

2014-09-04 23:06:42

SAE International announces that Dr. Lou Balmer-Millar, Director of Research and Advanced Engineering, Product Development & Global Technology with Caterpillar Inc., will provide the Breakfast Keynote Address on Thursday, Oct. 9 at the SAE 2014 Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress. WARRENDALE, Pa. (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 SAE International announces that Dr. Lou Balmer-Millar, Director of Research and Advanced Engineering, Product Development & Global Technology with...

2014-08-28 12:26:58

DETROIT, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities (CECANF) held a public meeting today in Plymouth, Michigan, just outside of Detroit, to hear from local, state, and federal stakeholders on issues related to identifying, preventing, and reducing child abuse fatalities. CECANF was established by Public Law 112-275 (112th Congress), the Protect Our Kids Act of 2012, to develop a national strategy and recommendations for reducing fatalities...

2014-08-27 23:12:12

A White House initiative that supplies green cards and work - authorized Social Security numbers to undocumented immigrants would also open a pathway to Social Security benefits, warns The Senior Citizens League (TSCL). Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 President Obama is considering Executive action soon that would bypass Congress on immigration. A White House initiative that supplies green cards and work - authorized Social Security numbers to undocumented immigrants would also...

2014-08-26 23:14:37

Heard & Smith, a national disability law firm that concentrates on the disabled and the injured, is applauding a new Los Angeles Times article published on July 28, 2014, in which reporter Michael Hiltzik calls upon Congress to take urgent action to shore up the shrinking Disability Trust Fund, which is used to pay Social Security Disability benefits to qualifying American workers and their dependents. San Antontio, TX (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Heard & Smith, a national disability...

2014-08-26 16:27:51

Former U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy, VA Senator Creigh Deeds, Other Mental Health Advocates To Participate In NAMI's "National Day Of Action For Mental Health" WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization, today announced that it will launch a National Day of Action for Mental Health on Thursday, September 4(th) during its annual convention in Washington, DC. As part of the...


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