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2014-03-10 16:33:21

WASHINGTON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), a Senior Member on the House Appropriations Committee and lead Democrat on the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and related agencies, released the following statement on Brain Awareness Week, celebrated March 10-16, 2014. Fattah is architect of the Fattah Neuroscience Initiative, a non-incremental policy initiative seeking to achieve groundbreaking progress in understanding the human brain: "For...

2013-09-30 23:41:43

In September 2013, Congressman Cárdenas met with six young artists who collaborated on an anti-drug coloring book to commend their efforts on behalf of a drug-free society. (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Early this fall, Congressman Tony Cárdenas of California's 29th District gathered a group of young artists, their family members and staff of Narconon Drug Prevention & Education to thank them for their efforts to reduce drug use. The meeting came after the Congressman had...

2013-07-22 23:04:02

DNA Services of America has identified that Representative Stephen Cohen is not the biological father of swimsuit model, Victoria Brink, whom he was caught tweeting during the State of the Union. Questions regarding how such a claim could be leveled without DNA testing has been answered. (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 DNA Services of America’s DNA testing has conclusively revealed that swimsuit model Victoria Brink is not Tennessee Representative Stephen Cohen’s daughter. With this...

2013-04-05 12:20:34

Senior Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Member Meets with Southwest Personnel CHICAGO, April 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association (SWAPA) announced that representatives from the union provided Congressman Dan Lipinski (D-IL) with a comprehensive tour of Southwest facilities at Midway International Airport today. Lipinski, a senior member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and member of the Aviation Subcommittee,...

2013-04-02 12:31:57

WASHINGTON, April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), the Congressional champion for brain science research today joined President Obama at the White House when he revealed a new initiative to transform and improve our understanding of the human brain. Included in the President's 2014 budget is $100 million for the BRAIN (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies) Initiative.  According to the White House, the multi- million...

2013-02-22 23:03:21

Linear robotics manufacturer Macron Dynamics recently celebrated 25 years in business in a small ceremony with Pennsylvania congressman Michael Fitzpatrick. Croydon, Pa. (PRWEB) February 22, 2013 Macron Dynamics, Inc., a manufacturer of linear robotics motion systems and belt driven linear actuators, recently celebrated its 25-year anniversary in a ceremony with Pennsylvania congressman Michael Fitzpatrick. The private ceremony took place at Macron Dynamics´ manufacturing facility...

2012-09-11 06:22:15

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SAL Chemical facility in Weirton, West Virginia was honored with a visit from U.S. Congressman Bill Johnson (R-OH). SAL Chemical is a member in good standing of the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120911/DC72120) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100811/NACDLOGO) SAL Chemical representatives from West Virginia invited the Ohio Congressman to visit and tour...

2012-09-05 10:21:33

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Brenntag North America's Mid-South facility in Indiana was honored with a visit from U.S. Congressman Larry Bucshon (R-IN) today. Brenntag North America, Inc. is a member in good standing of the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100811/NACDLOGO) Brenntag representatives welcomed the congressman and provided him the opportunity to meet and speak with employees after...

2012-05-09 10:24:18

PHILADELPHIA, May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), the leading Democratic appropriator for the National Science Foundation (NSF) and advocate for government-funded research, announces five grants from NSF totaling $2,063,044 to the University of Pennsylvania and the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia. In the latest round of research grants, four projects at Penn will receive $1.54 million. The largest is $600,000 for a Quantum Chemistry project...

2012-04-19 14:21:09

WASHINGTON, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science (CJS) voted to move the fiscal 2013 bill out of subcommittee to the full committee today. The bill funds the Departments of Commerce and Justice, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the National Science Foundation (NSF) the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), and other related agencies. Congressman Chaka Fattah, Senior...