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2009-06-09 16:59:00

WASHINGTON, June 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke on the House floor this afternoon in support of H.R. 2751, the so-called "cash for clunkers" bill, which will allow consumers to trade in their old, gas-guzzling vehicles and receive vouchers worth up to $4,500 to help pay for new, more fuel efficient cars and trucks. The legislation passed by a strong bipartisan vote of 298 to 119. Below are the Speaker's remarks. "I thank Congresswoman Sutton, Representative Israel,...

2009-05-26 03:35:00

LEEDS, England, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- When leading vouchers and offers site VoucherSeeker wanted to find ways to improve their site, they decided to ask their users directly. Sending out a survey both via email and the VoucherSeeker blog, site users were more than willing to share their views about the site. An impressive 95% of VoucherSeeker users are happy with the site, whilst a further 84% found the site easy to use. Just 1% found it difficult. Customers were quick to give...

2009-05-11 03:58:00

LEEDS, England, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Whilst the country is gripped in a credit crunch and shoppers are increasingly unwilling to spend money on luxury items, spending on VoucherSeeker has further increased! Online voucher code site VoucherSeeker (http://www.voucherseeker.co.uk) was launched in December, in the middle of the credit crunch and Christmas spending worries. But despite the shaky shopping trends, VoucherSeeker has boomed. "We are finding that shoppers are becoming...

2009-03-09 07:00:00

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, VSP(R)'s charitable Sight for Students(R) program announced it helped the 500,000th child since its inception in 1997. The program has funded almost $100 million in free eyecare and eyewear for low-income, uninsured and underinsured children. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090309/SF80394) Sight for Students started as part of VSP's commitment to America's Promise Alliance, the nation's largest partnership network...

2009-01-19 06:46:02

The Taiwanese government's $2.6 billion spending stimulus package appears to be finding its way into retail cash registers, a major retailer said. The government offered each island resident $108 to stimulate spending, CNN reported Monday. The government began issuing vouchers Sunday and by Monday Interior Minister Liao Liou-yi said 91.3 percent of those eligible had already received them. Retail chain Carrefour said Sunday revenues were up 30 percent. The population of Taiwan is 23 million....

2009-01-16 05:58:00

LEEDS, England, January 16 /PRNewswire/ -- - Nobody Buys Anything at Full Price any More, Says Ed Hall, Director of Voucher Code Website, http://www.voucherseeker.co.uk Bargain hunters looking to take advantage of the January sales can now find all of the best discounts online at new voucher code website, VoucherSeeker - http://tinyurl.com/7syzku What's more, the discounts don't stop at the end of January. Shoppers can use VoucherSeeker all year round in order to find great...

2008-12-18 06:00:00

PARIS, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- BancTec, Inc., a global provider of advanced, high volume document and payment processing solutions and services, announced today that the French Centrale de Reglement des Titres (CRT) has deployed a solution that will manage the digitization and workflow of luncheon voucher payments, from reception to archive. This is the second CRT site to deploy a BancTec solution. The CRT includes four issuers of luncheon vouchers in France-Accord Services, Cheque...

2008-11-11 06:00:17

By Greg Toppo WASHINGTON -- Great news for the Obamas: If they want to strike a populist note and send their two daughters to a District of Columbia public school, there are lots of choices. But will they have to get in line like everyone else for the most sought-after schools? As a candidate, President-elect Barack Obama praised D.C. schools chancellor Michelle Rhee as "a wonderful new superintendent" who is "working very hard with the young mayor there." Rhee, 38, has moved...

2008-10-15 06:00:21

Marks & Spencer has announced a partnership with Scottish and Southern Energy to launch M&S Energy. M&S Energy will supply electricity and gas to domestic customers and reward them with Marks & Spencer store vouchers for helping the environment by reducing their energy usage. Customers will also receive Marks & Spencer (M&S) vouchers on signing-up and on anniversaries in recognition of their loyalty. M&S Energy will be sold exclusively through M&S stores...

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2008-10-14 08:00:00

By Greg Toppo, USA TODAY If there's one feature that defines the presidential debate on education, it's this: near silence. The USA's teetering economy and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have all but squeezed out education, a topic important to previous elections. Sen. John McCain focused on it in two speeches to civil rights groups last summer. Sen. Barack Obama, meanwhile, has spoken in detail about schools more often than his rival -- his campaign lists 12 education speeches in the...


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