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2009-06-09 11:35:00

The chairman of the Energy and Commerce Committee on Monday called on President Barack Obama to speed up legislation that would approve the use of generic biotech drugs.

2009-05-18 14:43:00

RALEIGH, N.C., May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bill Johnson, chairman, president and CEO of Progress Energy (NYSE: PGN) issued a statement today on the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009. The proposed legislation is sponsored by Rep.

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2009-05-15 10:40:00

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday said they were working out final details of a climate change bill, as they announced new breaks for an industry that they said would also minimize the potential impact on consumers' energy bills.

2009-05-06 16:36:00

WASHINGTON, May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids tonight will present Representative Henry A. Waxman (D-CA) with its highest honor, the Champion Award, for his leadership in the fight to reduce the devastating toll of tobacco use in the United States.

2009-03-31 10:53:00

WASHINGTON, March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today on the discussion draft of comprehensive energy legislation released this morning by House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Henry Waxman and Subcommittee on Energy and Environment Chairman Ed Markey: "The discussion draft of comprehensive clean energy legislation released this morning by Chairmen Waxman and Markey is a strong starting point.

2009-03-11 13:15:00

Hails Legislation as Pro-Patient and Pro-Pharmaceutical Innovation ARLINGTON, Va., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Generic Pharmaceutical Association (GPhA) released the following statement today from GPhA President and CEO Kathleen Jaeger regarding the introduction of H.R.

2009-03-11 12:42:00

-- Urges Quick Passage By Congress -- LAKE FOREST, Ill., March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hospira, Inc.

2009-03-11 11:44:00

Bi-Partisan Waxman-Deal Bill will increase access and savings for American consumers NORTH WALES, Pa., March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, the leading generic pharmaceutical company, today applauded the introduction of a landmark, bi-partisan bill that would bring safe and affordable generic biologics to all Americans.

2008-10-07 09:00:20

By JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS By Julie Hirschfeld Davis The Associated Press WASHINGTON The now-bankrupt investment bank Lehman Brothers arranged millions of dollars in bonuses for fired executives as it pleaded for a federal lifeline, lawmakers learned Monday, as Congress began investigating what went so wrong on Wall Street to prompt a $700 billion government bailout.

2008-08-01 00:13:19

WASHINGTON - The House on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed legislation that for the first time would subject the tobacco industry to regulation by federal health authorities charged with promoting public well-being.


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