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2014-04-15 12:20:52

New Offer Includes a five Percent Discount, Free Upgrade and Waived Additional Driver Fee WASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AARP members looking to save money on the road now can include Payless Car Rental as an option. As part of an expanded agreement with parent company Avis Budget Group, members who choose Payless Car Rental will receive a free upgrade on compact through full-size car rentals, a five percent discount, and waiver of the additional-driver fee at...

2014-04-11 12:21:24

TUCSON, Ariz., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is soliciting older Americans with asthma, metabolic syndrome, hypertension, and other maladies to volunteer for experiments. The purpose of the experiments is not to study a new treatment that might make people well. The purpose is to harm people, states the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS). That is not what volunteers are told. Frequently Asked Questions...

2014-04-09 12:31:07

Independent, Non-Partisan Redistricting Effort Aims to Give Voters Back a Say CHICAGO, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With Illinois being the worst state in the nation regarding trust in government according to a recent Gallup poll, it is urgent that voters get their voice back in a system that has been broken by gerrymandering and that no longer holds elected officials accountable to their constituents. This is a critical issue to AARP members, who have the highest voter...

2014-04-09 12:27:24

Maps Battle Plan For Conservative Victory In GOP Civil War MANASSAS, Va., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ConservativeHQ.com announced today that TAKEOVER, the latest book by conservative direct marketing pioneer and author Richard A. Viguerie was released April 8 and within hours hit #1 on Amazon's Political Parties list. In TAKEOVER Viguerie makes the case that the most important battle in politics today isn't between Democrats and Republicans - it is the civil war...

2014-04-08 23:29:16

In Rooney’s Death, Family Archival Solutions Celebrates The Awareness Rooney Brought to Elder Abuse Crimes Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 In the wake of a career that spanned more than 300 films, Mickey Rooney’s most important role may have occurred in 2011 when he testified in front of Congress to help draw awareness to the crimes related to elder abuse.* At the time, it was estimated that elder abuse cost Americans nearly $3 billion a year, but that number appears to be...

2014-04-08 12:21:57

WASHINGTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to prevent deadly product safety disasters - such as the GM ignition switch failure -- Ralph Nader, the Center for Progressive Reform and the Center for Corporate Policy called for enacting long-overdue criminal liability for product supervisors who know their products are dangerous or deadly, yet fail to tell federal regulators of these dangers. Nader and the groups sent the letters today to the chairs and ranking...

2014-04-07 08:26:46

One million U.S. veterans returning from service are seeking careers - and they need our help NEW YORK, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of National Volunteer Week (April 6-12), American Corporate Partners (ACP), a national nonprofit organization that connects post-9/11 veterans to business professionals for career guidance, announced the launch of its new radio ad campaign featuring Jon Stewart and Sarah Palin actually agreeing on something. Stewart and Palin have teamed...

2014-04-01 12:30:42

Plaintiffs in the Landmark Marriage Equality Supreme Court Case Bring on MWW's LGBT Practice to Amplify Their Message of Equality and Support New Documentary LOS ANGELES, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MWW (www.mww.com), one of the top five global independent public relations firms, today announced that Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo, two of the plaintiffs in the historic marriage equality Supreme Court case, Hollingsworth vs Perry, that led to the overturning of California's...

2014-04-01 08:32:49

Partnership highlights effort between SBA and AARP to promote entrepreneurship among individuals ages 50 and older WASHINGTON, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration and AARP are again teaming up to host National Encore Entrepreneur Mentor Month targeted at entrepreneurs over the age of 50. Building on the success of a joint SBA and AARP Mentor Month in April 2013, the two organizations will match "encore entrepreneurs" with successful...

2014-03-31 16:25:37

NATIONAL PRESS CLUB, WASHINGTON, DC, ZENGER ROOM WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A National Press Club Newsmaker in a continuing series on the 2014 elections will provide a congressional campaign update, with Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chairman Rep. Steve Israel (D-NY) discussing the Democratic case in the 2014 midterm elections, including the state of play, as well as key campaign issues, messages, and priorities. Israel will give an opening...