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2012-10-19 04:00:22

Since 2007, U.S. Senators Barack Obama, Frank Lautenberg and U.S. Representatives Frank Pallone and Peter King introduced stillbirth research legislation with no action. The MISS Foundation that represents parents who lost a child due to stillbirth want to prevent future devastation to families through stillbirth research. With the 2012 elections suspending congressional action and the session ending soon, grieving parents see another session ending with no action. (PRWEB) October 18, 2012...

2011-08-02 14:30:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced yesterday it would extend New Jersey's wage index floor policy for two years. The announcement was the result of an intense lobbying campaign organized and executed by Sen. Robert Menendez (D) and the entire New Jersey congressional delegation, and accounts for approximately $90 million per year in Medicare payments to nearly 40 hospitals in the state. "We are...

2011-01-06 00:01:46

Legislative fix addresses glitch in energy efficiency bill Alexandria, VA (Vocus/PRWEB) January 05, 2011 President Obama on Tuesday signed into law legislation backed by a Security Industry Association (SIA)-led coalition that will provide electronic security companies relief from an onerous and misguided energy efficiency requirement. The Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of 2007 requires electronic devices to meet certain efficiency standards while in "no-load" mode. The law...

2010-12-23 00:00:53

"Common sense legislation" advocated by SIA-led coalition would correct misdirected energy efficiency requirements Alexandria, Va. (Vocus) December 22, 2010 A major legislative fix for the security industry needs only the president's signature to become law after the Senate on Tuesday night passed a bill backed by a Security Industry Association (SIA)-led coalition. The Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of 2007 requires electronic devices to meet certain efficiency standards...

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2009-09-25 10:04:09

Four New Jersey lawmakers deny they acted improperly in convincing Food and Drug officials to approve Menaflex, a surgical device for injured knees. U.S. Sens. Robert Menendez and Frank Lautenberg and U.S. Reps. Frank Pallone Jr. and Steven Rothman, all Democrats, said they were merely helping a constituent company, New Jersey-based ReGen, The New York Times reported Friday. FDA managers overruled agency scientists to approve Menaflex for sale in December. An FDA clinical trial concluded...

2009-03-05 13:46:00

WASHINGTON, March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) We applaud Rep. Frank Pallone (NJ-6) for his strong leadership in advancing legislation to grant the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authority to regulate tobacco products. Among other things, this legislation would crack down on tobacco marketing and sales to kids, stop tobacco...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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