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2014-09-18 23:03:48

Sen. Dick Durbin and Sen. Jim Risch joined the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and other Department of Energy labs to announce the creation of the Senate National Laboratory Caucus to "make certain that U.S. labs continue to build on their successes and remain world leaders in cutting edge research" during National Lab Day on the Hill on Tuesday. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 On Tuesday, Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz joined Sen. Dick Durbin and Sen. Jim...

2014-02-24 23:04:48

Elizabeth L. “Betsy” Schmid has joined the Aerospace Industries Association as Vice President for National Security and Acquisition Policy, bringing extensive legislative experience on budget policy from the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense. Arlington, Va. (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Elizabeth L. “Betsy” Schmid has joined the Aerospace Industries Association as Vice President for National Security and Acquisition Policy, bringing extensive legislative experience on...

2011-07-01 08:27:00

WASHINGTON, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to yesterday's introduction of S. 1310, the Dietary Supplement Labeling Act of 2011, by Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL), the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association representing the dietary supplement industry, issued the following statement. Statement by Steve Mister, President & CEO, CRN: "CRN opposes the Dietary Supplement Labeling Act of 2011 because it is a misguided bill that doesn't...

2011-03-01 11:09:00

CHICAGO, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TechAmerica, the Illinois Science & Technology Coalition, and iBIO commend Senator Durbin for highlighting the connection between research, innovation and job growth during his tour of Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) yesterday. All organizations supported and participated in the meeting to raise awareness of the importance of research and development in Illinois, and to our national economy. (Logo:...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin