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2013-12-09 20:22:26

TENAFLY, N.J., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lisa Yue, founding executive director of the Children's Cardiomyopathy Foundation (CCF), joined Representative Frank Pallone (D-NJ6) and Assemblyman Patrick Diegnan today at a press conference at South Plainfield Middle School, N.J. to call attention to sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) in the young and the legislation needed to keep students safe in school. In 2010, two Middlesex County students, Kittim Sherrod and Brandon James, both collapsed...

2013-02-07 16:25:39

TENAFLY, N.J., Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, U.S. Senators Robert Menendez and Frank Lautenberg and Representative Frank Pallone reintroduced the Cardiomyopathy Health Education, Awareness, Risk Assessment and Training in the Schools (HEARTS) Act, legislation to increase awareness among parents, schools and health professionals of pediatric cardiomyopathy and the risk of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) that many children face. The Children's Cardiomyopathy Foundation (CCF)...

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...

2011-12-09 14:06:00

TENAFLY, N.J., Dec. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday Representative Frank Pallone (D-NJ) introduced the Cardiomyopathy Health Education, Awareness, Risk Assessment and Training in the Schools (HEARTS) Act to increase awareness of cardiomyopathy and the risk of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) among parents, schools and health professionals. The Children's Cardiomyopathy Foundation (CCF) worked in partnership with Congressman Pallone on every component of this legislation. Getting...

2011-10-26 14:33:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- We support Rep. Frank Pallone's call for the Administration to appoint the CLASS Advisory Council as required by law. We encourage the Administration to appoint the council as a means to helping the Administration move forward with developing the CLASS insurance program. We also express our gratitude to former Rep. Patrick Kennedy and Rep. Ted Deutch for their testimony in support of the CLASS program at the hearing held by the Energy...

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...