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2011-09-22 09:00:00

In response to an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking on the use of metadata standards to support electronic health information exchange, CHIME is urging the Office of the National Coordinator

2011-07-14 06:06:00

WASHINGTON, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Regulatory Effectiveness criticizes a regulatory agency of the Department of Interior, BOEMRE (Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Regulation and Enforcement), for refusing to release public comments. Federal law as well as established tradition requires agencies to disclose comments it receives on proposed rules.

2011-05-10 10:35:00

WASHINGTON, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 5, the National Association of Foreign-Trade Zones (NAFTZ) filed comprehensive comments on proposed rules issued by the Foreign Trade Zones (FTZ) Board on December 30, 2010.

2011-04-20 10:40:00

WASHINGTON, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Open Allies for Airfare Transparency, a coalition representing more than 350 companies and organizations in the managed travel community, issued the following statement today on the new rule on passenger protections announced by the U.S.

2011-03-04 14:58:00

ARLINGTON, Va., March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) filed comments today in response to a notice of proposed rulemaking from the Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regarding Hours of Service of Drivers.

2011-03-02 07:07:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A report released today by economists at The Brattle Group proposes a framework for defining, detecting, and analyzing manipulative behavior that would offer market participants and regulators a clearer, more concrete standard by which to identify or refute market manipulation.

2011-01-26 13:24:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In reaction to President Obama's Jan.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.