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2011-04-14 13:53:00

- Senators Kerry/Snowe and Representatives Courtney/Latham introduce legislation on observation stays - WASHINGTON, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A multi-faceted coalition consisting of consumer groups, long term care providers, health care professionals, and others today praised U.S. Senators John Kerry (D-MA) and Olympia Snowe (R-ME) along with U.S. Representatives Joe Courtney (D-CT) and Tom Latham (R-IA) for introducing legislation that would allow access to crucial skilled...

2011-03-10 12:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With wireless consumers now paying on average more than 16% a month in taxes and fees on their cell phone bills, MyWireless.org® today applauded the introduction of bipartisan legislation that gives consumers a five-year break from new, discriminatory state and local wireless taxes and fees. The much-needed consumer relief legislation, entitled the 'Wireless Tax Fairness Act,' was re-introduced today in the U.S. Senate...

2011-02-18 13:03:00

Statement of Kate Hanni NAPA, Calif., Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kate Hanni, FlyersRights.org today praised the Senate's passage of the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2011, which includes the Airline Passengers Bill of Rights, written by Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Senator Olympia Snowe (R-ME) to protect passengers from lengthy tarmac delays and to ensure that "No Child is Left Unbuckled" in a new amendment #223 to the Senate FAA Reauthorization Bill. "The Senate's vote...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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