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2014-07-25 16:22:19

WASHINGTON, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National League of Cities (NLC) today selected Pittsburgh, Pa. to host the 2016 Congress of Cities and Exposition, the nation's largest educational and networking event for city officials. As the host city, Pittsburgh will welcome thousands of local officials and professional staff and help organize educational workshops and mobile tours that will explore various city businesses, programs and transit. The selection was made...

2014-07-15 16:21:57

WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National League of Cities (NLC) encourages the House and Senate to pass a short-term extension for transportation funding and quickly put forth a long-term transportation program. Clarence Anthony, Executive Director of the National League of Cities, released the following statement: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081022/NLCLOGO "We appreciate Chairman Shuster's efforts and leadership in finding a short-term solution to...

2014-07-14 12:27:18

WASHINGTON, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To help implement local outreach efforts to enroll children and families in Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), the National League of Cities (NLC) today awarded grants and technical assistance to eight cities. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081022/NLCLOGO The Cities Expanding Health Access for Children and Families Initiative will help cities implement comprehensive campaigns to enroll children and families...

2014-06-17 20:24:46

WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National League of Cities (NLC) released the following statement from Clarence Anthony, NLC's executive director, on the House Judiciary Committee's plans to markup the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act (ITFA) on Wednesday: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081022/NLCLOGO "The move by the House Judiciary Committee to make the internet tax moratorium permanent is simply bad policy that prevents local communities from...

2014-06-02 16:28:50

WASHINGTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National League of Cities (NLC) and cities across the nation applauded the Administration's ambitious plan to significantly reduce carbon emissions from the nation's coal-fired power plants, taking a positive step toward mitigating the impact and severity of climate change and building on actions already taken by local governments. Announced today by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy, the plan aims...

2014-05-31 23:07:40

Elaine Tagliareni, EdD, RN, CNE, FAAN, a chief program officer at the National League for Nursing, is one of just two honorary degree candidates selected by Duquesne University this year. Dr. Tagliareni was awarded a doctor of humane letters at the university’s Commencement Exercises on May 9 on the Pittsburgh, PA campus. Washington DC (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 Elaine Tagliareni, EdD, RN, CNE, FAAN, a chief program officer at the National League for Nursing, is one of just two honorary...

2014-05-28 12:23:01

CANONSBURG, Pa., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Durango, Colorado, is the 200(th) partner in the National League of Cities Service Line Warranty Program. The National League of Cities Service Line Warranty Program has nearly 4 million households nationwide, saving homeowners more than $45 million on the high cost of service line repairs. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140527/91347 In 2010, the National League of Cities joined forces with Utility Service Partners,...

2014-05-13 00:20:22

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National League of Cities (NLC) Executive Director Clarence E. Anthony released this statement following the introduction of the MAP-21 Reauthorization Act by U.S. Senators Barbara Boxer (D-CA), David Vitter (R-LA), Tom Carper (D-DE) and John Barrasso (R-WY): http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081022/NLCLOGO "We are pleased to see the Senate release a bipartisan proposal for a six-year surface transportation reauthorization. Although we...

2014-05-09 23:09:12

Judith A. Halstead, PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF, will lead the NLN's new accreditation division, effective July 1, 2014. The NLN Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (C-NEA) will offer an alternative to current accreditation options. Washington DC (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 The NLN has named Judith A. Halstead, PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF, to lead its new accreditation division, effective July 1, 2014. Said NLN president Marsha Howell Adams, PhD, RN, CNE, FAAN, “I can think of no better person...

2014-04-29 16:21:24

WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National League of Cities President Chris Coleman, Mayor of Saint Paul, Minn. released the following statement in response to the Obama Administration's transportation proposal: "The president's GROW Act kick-starts the process for reauthorizing a transportation plan that will create jobs and promote long-term economic development for communities and the nation. It is an important first step for investing in our transportation...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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