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2013-10-01 12:26:29

A National Journal LIVE Event WASHINGTON, Oct. 1st, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday, October 3, National Journal will host "Countdown to Transformation Forum: A Roadmap to Health Care's Next Era--90 Days Out," an in-depth conversation examining the complex political, medical, and business forces at play during the full implementation of the Affordable Care Act. At the start of 2014, every component of the American health care system will hurtle into a new era, as all of the...

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2010-12-03 09:35:00

On Thursday, the House of Representatives approved legislation that will expand the nation's school lunch program while making meals healthier, various media outlets are reporting. According to the AFP, "The bill pledges 4.5 billion dollars over 10 years to child nutrition programs, increases the reimbursement paid to schools by the federal government for free meals provided to children, and expands access to school lunches and after-school meals." "It also allows the US Department of...

2010-12-02 12:02:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi delivered remarks this morning in the Capitol at an enrollment ceremony with Democratic Members of the House and Senate to sign legislation that would provide funding to settle African American farmers' and Native Americans' lawsuits against the federal government. The cases are known as Pigford and Cobell. The House passed the legislation Tuesday; the Senate passed it in November. The bill now goes to President Obama...

2010-11-30 16:22:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi, House Education and Labor Committee Chairman George Miller, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy, Congressman Jim McGovern and Senator Blanche Lincoln held a press conference call this afternoon to urge House passage of child nutrition reauthorization legislation, which the Senate has already passed. Below are the Speaker's remarks: "Thank you, Chairman Miller, for your tremendous leadership...

2010-07-09 09:00:00

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., July 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lieutenant Governor Michael Fedele and U.S. Reps. John B. Larson, Rosa DeLauro, and Joe Courtney today celebrated the selection of the Pratt & Whitney PW4062 engine as the exclusive power for Boeing's proposed NewGen Tanker platform to be offered to U.S. Air Force for its tanker recapitalization program. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company. "This rally is great news for our friends at Pratt &...

2010-05-26 11:15:00

NORTH HAVEN, Conn., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, and its parent company, announced today it will unilaterally implement key provisions of the Breast Cancer Patient Protection Act introduced by U.S. Representative Rosa DeLauro. These new provisions include more transparent benefit language including clear explanations of benefits to members with breast cancer, and the provisions standardize minimum recovery times in the hospital for women recovering from...

2009-12-07 15:00:00

Rep. DeLauro to Join Groups Representing Thousands of Doctors, Patients and Business Leaders to Demand that Senators Call For Private Insurance Transparency WASHINGTON, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As President Obama's signature health care bill moves in the Senate, Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., will join Institute for America's Future health care project director Diane Archer, Georgetown University research professor Karen Pollitz and Consumers Union senior policy analyst Bill Vaughan...

2009-12-07 08:44:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) today welcomed the unanimous support of Connecticut's Congressional delegation in the fight to prevent Pratt & Whitney from closing a pair of aircraft factories in Connecticut and eliminating more than 1,000 high-skilled jobs. In a joint letter to President Obama, the delegation took the unusual step of urging the president to become directly involved and "use every...

2009-10-14 15:11:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT) today convened the 2nd Annual Global Food Safety Policy Forum with the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) in Washington, DC, bringing together policymakers and private experts from around the globe to discuss solutions that improve food supply in the United States and worldwide. "Food safety is an important segment of the science economy," said Waters President Arthur Caputo. "Rising global...

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2009-05-08 15:19:46

In an effort to strengthen inspections and increase the number of generic drugs on the U.S. market, President Barack Obama proposed a 19 percent hike in the Food and Drug Administration's budget on Thursday, Reuters reported. The FDA would then have a $3.2 billion budget for the 2010 fiscal year beginning October 1, compared with $2.7 billion in 2009. Products making up roughly one-quarter of the U.S. economy are regulated by the FDA, which also deals with food safety issues, tainted drugs...