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2014-04-07 08:27:51

50 Radio Hosts Have Message for Boehner and GOP; Scrap Amnesty, Compel Obama to Enforce Existing Laws WASHINGTON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hold Their Feet to the Fire 2014, an annual radio row organized by the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) may be one of this year's best indicators for the future of immigration reform. The event occurs on April 9 and 10 at the Phoenix Park Hotel on Capitol Hill and features the largest gathering ever of talk radio...

2014-01-27 20:21:58

Teen Cancer America board members to join House Speaker John Boehner in Washington, D.C. LOS ANGELES, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Representatives from Teen Cancer America, a charity devoted to improving the lives of teenagers and young adults with cancer, have been invited by House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) to join him as his guests at the upcoming State of the Union address by President Barack Obama in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, Jan. 28. Boehner was first introduced to...

2013-10-17 12:24:18

Message for future budget battles: Americans want EPA cleaning up air, water, toxic sites and power plant carbon pollution in national, Hispanic, IA, ME, MI, NC polling; Boehner in Ohio, Benishek in MI, Lance and LoBiondo in NJ, and Barletta in PA out of step with constituents WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During the 16 days House Republicans held the federal government hostage to their radical agenda, they put our environment and health at risk, and most Americans...

2013-07-02 12:27:18

Speaker John Boehner, Senator Marco Rubio and the House Republican Conference Launch Magazines on Flipboard PALO ALTO, Calif., July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As the United States gets ready to celebrate its independence on July 4th, there's no better way to stay connected to domestic and international issues than hearing from the people who are shaping the country's future. Now Americans can read magazines curated by some of the most influential leaders in the country on topics such as...

2013-05-21 16:30:04

DALLAS, May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Marketplace Fairness Act, passed Monday, May 6, 2013 in the United States Senate (Senate Bill 743) by a 2 to 1 ratio with bipartisan support, seems likely to face a more difficult challenge from Congressional Republicans in the House of Representatives (H.R. 684). The Congressional bill has 66 sponsors, but House Speaker John Boehner has expressed concerns over the burden it places on smaller online retailers. Although he has yet to officially commit...

2013-03-06 16:26:12

Dean Clancy: "It's disappointing to see that Republican leadership would rather avoid ruffling the feathers of their friends in Washington than represent the voices of their constituents to defund ObamaCare, demand a budget and get spending under control." WASHINGTON, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following the closed vote passage of Speaker Boehner's continuing resolution to keep spending tax dollars without a budget, FreedomWorks Vice President of Public Policy Dean Clancy...

2013-02-12 16:23:29

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chairman of the Alliance for Quality Nursing Home Care, Stephen L. Guillard, has been named by House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) to serve on the new 15 member, congressionally mandated Commission on Long Term Care. Guillard, the retired Chief Operating Officer (COO) of HCR ManorCare, the nation's largest operator of skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), is a key, longtime leader in helping drive ongoing quality improvement in the nation's nursing...

2013-01-04 20:20:30

WASHINGTON, Jan. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congress did the right thing by voting to raise the borrowing limit of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), according to the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA). On Friday January 4, the U.S. Senate and House voted to increase the borrowing authority of the NFIP by one-third, to $30.425 billion from $20.775 billion. The bill now goes to the President for his signature. "PIA is pleased that Congress has...

2012-12-24 12:20:46

WASHINGTON, Dec. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bread for the World is disappointed by the breakdown in budget negotiations at the end of last week. With only a few days left before the end of the year, the country is on course to fall off the fiscal cliff, and Americans will face the expiration of the 2001 and 2003 tax cuts and over $100 billion in across-the-board cuts to many government programs. "Thursday's events in the House of Representatives should not stop negotiations between...

2012-11-09 16:24:01

Alliance for Quality Nursing Home Care Concurs With New Gail Wilensky Comment That "Just trying to whack reimbursement rates does not work over the long term -- it never has." WASHINGTON, Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Alliance for Quality Nursing Home Care President, Alan G. Rosenbloom, commenting on remarks today from President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner regarding the "fiscal cliff" and pending sequestration -- now less than...