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2014-02-18 08:39:53

Endowment to Help Extend the Spirit and Values That Defined His Life ROSELAND, N.J., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ADP(®) announced it has created a scholarship endowment in the amount of $300,000 in memory of one of ADP's founders, the late Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg, through the Rutgers University Foundation. ADP will award the scholarships in $10,000 increments for 10 students, renewable for two academic years following the initial grant. "We are enormously grateful to the ADP...

2013-09-09 23:04:07

Today, the United Nations Foundation and Planned Parenthood Federation of America are honoring the life and legacy of the late Senator Frank Lautenberg with the third annual International Family Planning Hero Award. (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 Women in the U.S. and around the world lost an unwavering champion back in June. Today, the United Nations Foundation and Planned Parenthood Federation of America are honoring the life and legacy of the late Senator Frank Lautenberg with the third...

2013-06-11 12:22:54

WASHINGTON, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Alliance for Innovation (AAI), a coalition of trade associations representing a broad spectrum of the economy, commented today on the "Chemical Safety Improvement Act of 2013" (CSIA). The CSIA was recently introduced by Senators Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ), David Vitter (R-LA), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Mike Crapo (R-ID), along with other fellow cosponsors, and called on Congress to modernize the Toxic Substances Control Act...

2013-06-07 08:24:04

WASHINGTON, June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Democratic strategist Robert Weiner, a former White House spokesman and senior staff for three House Committee Chairmen, and policy and research analyst Nakia Gladden at Robert Weiner Associates are contending that the media has painted "the illusion of bipartisanship" for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. In an article published today in the New Jersey Star Ledger, they highlight the fact that his voting record and budget efforts...

2013-06-04 23:22:34

Mourning the Loss of a Public Health Champion, Senator Lautenberg Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Health Care Without Harm mourns the loss of Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ), who successfully authored many health-protective policies during his long tenure in Congress, including a smoking ban on commercial airline flights, in federal buildings, and in federally-funded facilities serving children; the creation of the Toxics Release Inventory–which gives residents the right to know...

2013-06-04 16:21:02

IRVING, Texas, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The AARC is mourning the loss of Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ), whose roots with the American Association for Respiratory Care run deep because of the airline smoking legislation he sponsored. The AARC championed a ban of smoking on airlines back in the late 1980s by enlisting the support of AARC members across the country, who went out to the nation's airports to survey the flying public about smoking on commercial airline flights and...

2013-06-04 12:27:40

PRINCETON, N.J., June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- It is with great sadness and deep admiration that we at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation extend our condolences to the family and friends of Sen. Frank Lautenberg, who represented our home state of New Jersey with distinction. Sen. Lautenberg was a true champion of public health throughout his career, sharing the Foundation's goal of improving the health and health care of all Americans. As author of the 1989 legislation banning smoking on...

2013-06-03 16:26:30

WAYNE, N.J., June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Bayer joins the nation in mourning the passing of Senator Frank Lautenberg," said Raymond F. Kerins, Jr., Senior Vice President of Communications, Public Affairs and Policy, Bayer Corporation. "Senator Lautenberg was a firm supporter of patient access to excellent healthcare and of intellectual property," Mr. Kerins continued. "His energy and dedication to pursuing legislation to improve the lives of people in New Jersey and throughout...

2013-06-03 16:23:25

WASHINGTON, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) President Philadelphia (PA) Mayor Michael A. Nutter and USCM CEO and Executive Director Tom Cochran today issued the following joint statement in response to the death of New Jersey Senator Frank Lautenberg: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110125/MM36443LOGO ) "The loss of Senator Lautenberg is the loss of a giant in Congress who fought for many, many causes that affected the nation's cities and...

2013-06-03 12:30:37

WASHINGTON, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) We are deeply saddened to learn of the death of Senator Frank Lautenberg this morning. Our nation has lost a true leader, who among his many accomplishments fought passionately to protect our nation's kids and health from the deadly scourge of tobacco use. Throughout his career, Senator Lautenberg...