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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:...

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2011-02-16 07:10:00

Democratic Senators Dick Durbin and Frank Lautenberg made an appeal Tuesday for a ban on the use of tobacco, including smokeless products, in professional baseball, citing the athletes' role-model appeal to young Americans, the AFP new agency reports. In letters to the sport's commissioner Bud Selig, as well as the head of the players association Michael Weiner: "We write to ask that Major League Baseball (MLB) prohibit the use of tobacco products on the field, the dugout, and the lockers...


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