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2014-09-30 16:24:39

Tina Brown's Women in the World Texas features Gloria Steinem, Diane von Furstenberg, Eva Longoria, Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe, Karen Hughes, Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison and Ayaan Hirsi Ali SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A heroic nun, a feminist trailblazer, a fashion icon, and women who've helped change the face of politics are among those who will light up the stage as Women in the World hits the Lone Star State on October 22. The forum, to be held at the...

2012-03-24 04:44:19

In recognition of her ongoing support of the nation's human spaceflight program, U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison is the 2012 recipient of the National Space Biomedical Research Institute's (NSBRI) Pioneer Award. The senior senator from Texas was honored today during the official opening of a new 16,400-square-foot Consolidated Research Facility that NSBRI shares with the Baylor College of Medicine's Center for Space Medicine (CSM). The Facility includes office space, four laboratories,...

2011-02-10 15:34:00

Legislation will reverse ban on OTC reimbursement impacting 19 million American households WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) is pleased to lend its support for The Patients' Freedom to Choose Act, introduced today by Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Tex.) and Representative Erik Paulsen (R-Minn.) This important legislation would repeal a requirement enacted into law as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care...

2010-06-22 16:17:00

DALLAS, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) sent a letter to Admiral Thad Allen today supporting Allegiance Capital's request for a waiver of the Jones Act. For more than two weeks, Fred McCallister, Vice President of the Dallas-based investment bank, has been requesting a waiver of the Jones Act in order to bring boats from Europe to U.S. waters to assist in the Gulf oil spill clean-up. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100216/DA55565LOGO) (Logo:...

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2010-03-04 11:05:00

Keep Shuttle Operational or U.S. Forced to Rely on Russia, China to Reach Space Station Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas), Ranking Member on the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, introduced legislation on March 3rd to close the gap in U.S. human space flight that will occur if the space shuttle is retired before the next generation of space vehicle is developed. Senator Hutchison's bill would allow the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to extend...

2009-12-17 12:33:00

Families of crash victims and safety groups praise major highway safety victory, urge Congress to swiftly send bill to President WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Safety advocates and families of victims of motorcoach bus crashes today heralded a U.S. Senate committee's approval of long-sought legislation to dramatically improve motorcoach safety for the millions of Americans who rely on this popular transportation mode. The Motorcoach Enhanced Safety Act (S.554), introduced...

2009-05-26 15:53:00

ARLINGTON, Va., May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Trucking Associations (ATA) supports the "Freedom from Tolls Act," which was introduced by Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas) and would limit the spread of tolling on federal highways. The bill (S.1115) would prohibit states, private entities and private-public partnerships from adding tolls on existing federal highways, bridges or tunnels built with federal funding. "Highway users have paid for these highways through fuel...

2009-05-14 10:09:00

WASHINGTON, May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a nod to the oil and gas industry, Republican Senators voted against cloture on the nomination of David J. Hayes to be Deputy Interior Secretary. A Public Campaign Action Fund analysis of campaign finance data found that the 38 Senators who voted against the nominee received more than four times the amount of donations, on average, from Big Oil than those Senators who voted for him -- $456,757 compared to $110,696. Senate Republicans conceded...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin