Latest Inez Tenenbaum Stories

2011-04-21 12:30:00

Pool Safely PSAs Urge Parents to Watch Children At All Times Around Pools and Spas This Summer WASHINGTON, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the summer swimming season just around the corner, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission's (CPSC) Pool Safely: Simple Steps Save Lives campaign is releasing its 2011 television and radio public service announcements (PSAs) highlighting various water safety steps that can be taken to save a life. In the first few months of 2011,...

2010-03-15 12:05:00

Please note time change: Event has been rescheduled from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. ET Attention Assignment Editors & Consumer Reporters BETHESDA, Md., March 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to reach media that targets hard-to-reach minority populations, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is hosting a 'pen & pad' briefing at their headquarters in Bethesda, Md., and simultaneously broadcasting a webinar on a new minority outreach campaign. (Logo:...

2010-01-20 10:33:00

FAIRFIELD, N.J., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 11, 2010, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Chairman Inez Tenenbaum issued a statement at the APEC Toy Safety Initiative Dialogue in Hong Kong, China, warning manufacturers against the use of cadmium, antimony and barium in lieu of lead in children's products. Tenenbaum followed this statement with a written warning to parents on January 13, 2010, advising that they "not allow young children to be given or play with cheap metal...

2008-07-09 03:00:25

By Rick Brundrett, The State, Columbia, S.C. Jul. 9--She has worked as an elementary school teacher in Georgia, earned her law degree from USC, served as South Carolina's education superintendent and run for lieutenant governor and U.S. Senate. These days, Inez Tenenbaum is returning to her legal roots -- while keeping her hand in education. The McNair Law Firm in Columbia -- one of the state's largest -- announced Tuesday that Tenenbaum has joined its ranks. The firm was founded...

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