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2014-03-04 16:20:45

WASHINGTON, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement is from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden on the Obama Administration's budget request for the 2015 fiscal year: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO "Today, President Obama released his Fiscal Year 2015 budget request for the nation, and there is a lot of good news in it for NASA. The president's funding plan for America's space program reaffirms the path we are on, and will keep us...

FDA Proposes First Major Nutrition Label Changes Since 1994
2014-02-27 08:08:05

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Obama Administration will today be announcing a new FDA proposal on nutritional labels – the first major revamp in nearly 20 years. The update is focusing largely on calorie information, serving sizes and added sugars. With obesity and chronic disease skyrocketing, the revision proposal aims to help people make more healthful food choices and to also encourage the food industry to reformulate many products that include too...

2014-02-24 20:23:29

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council (FRC) President Tony Perkins will hold a press conference tomorrow at 2 p.m. Central in Delta Ballroom B at the Gaylord Opryland Convention Center, site of the National Religious Broadcasters Convention (NRB). The press conference will highlight new polling showing how Americans view religious liberty in light of the Obama administration's attacks on the free exercise of religion nationwide. The poll...

2014-02-19 16:22:46

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), which focuses on constitutional law, said a proposal by the Obama Administration to monitor newsrooms across the country is extremely dangerous and amounts to an unprecedented assault of the First Amendment and the freedom of the press. The FCC is reported to be eyeing a proposal that would send government researchers into newsrooms to determine how news organizations decide which...

2014-02-18 12:22:40

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, leaders of the American Trucking Associations, while supporting the goal of improved fuel efficiency of large trucks, pressed the Obama Administration to proceed cautiously with the setting of new standards. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100129/ATALOGO) "We stood shoulder-to-shoulder with the President and his administration in 2011 when the historic first fuel efficiency standards were set for heavy-duty...

2014-01-23 12:29:27

WASHINGTON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday, in a letter to President Obama, leaders for nonprofit voting rights organizations Demos and Project Vote alerted the White House that the application process for benefits under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) currently violates the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (NVRA). In the letter, the groups urge the Obama Administration to take immediate steps to bring federally facilitated health benefits exchanges (FFEs) into...

2014-01-15 16:21:02

Final EPA Assessment concludes $1.5 billion Bristol Bay fishery threatened by the Pebble Mine ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After two rounds of scientific peer reviews and public comment periods that generated over one million responses, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today released its final Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment (BBWA), which details the dangers of hardrock mining on the Bristol Bay Watershed and its commercial fishery. With its science now finalized...

2014-01-15 12:25:49

Home health sector loses 3,700 jobs in preparation for unprecedented 14 percent cut to Medicare home health imposed by the Obama Administration on January 1 WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The December Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) jobs report finds that 3,700 home health jobs were lost last month. Home health leaders warn that these cuts are the first in what is feared will be a wave of job loss resulting from severe Medicare home health cuts made in the...

2013-12-31 12:22:12

Unprecedented Obamacare cuts to Medicare home health funding begin on January 1, jeopardizing millions of seniors' access to patient preferred, cost-effective home healthcare WASHINGTON, Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As families nationwide prepare for the New Year, home health leaders are strongly urging the Obama Administration to address unprecedented cuts to home healthcare, which were made in the Home Health Prospective Payment System (HHPPS) Final Rule, released the...

2013-12-20 12:24:13

WASHINGTON, Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), which is legally challenging ObamaCare, said today the latest exemption issued by the Obama Administration proves ObamaCare is "unworkable and fatally flawed." "As millions of Americans continue to lose health insurance coverage because of ObamaCare, this latest maneuver does nothing to right a sinking ship and further proves ObamaCare is unworkable and fatally flawed," said Jay...