Quantcast

Latest Obama administration Stories

2014-03-05 12:26:29

Commission Calls on the Obama Administration to Let the FDA Act and Ban Menthol Flavoring in Cigarettes WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Citizens' Commission to Protect the Truth, a group of all living former U.S. Secretaries of Health, Education, and Welfare; U.S. Secretaries of Health and Human Services; U.S. Surgeons General; and Directors of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from every administration, Republican and Democrat, since that of...

nasa budget
2014-03-05 04:11:11

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The White House has proposed a $17.5 billion budget for NASA that includes $848 million for the development of commercial vehicles to ferry American astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS), the Wall Street Journal and other media outlets reported Tuesday. The amount scheduled to be set aside for a private-sector replacement of the defunct space shuttle program is approximately 40-percent above current outlays,...

2014-03-04 16:24:17

Panel Discussion to Look at Congressman Camp's 'Comprehensive Discussion Draft' and Obama Administration Proposals in FY15 Budget NEW YORK, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KPMG's Tax Governance Institute (TGI) will examine the recently released "comprehensive discussion draft" from U.S. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-Mich.) to overhaul the Internal Revenue Code and tax proposals in the Obama Administration's Fiscal Year 2015 budget during a live video webcast on Friday,...

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...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
Related