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2014-07-30 12:24:48

ARLINGTON, Va., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs approved draft legislation on the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards program administered by the Department of Homeland Security. The proposed legislation would fund the CFATS program for multiple years, providing the industry with much-needed certainty, and is similar to a House bill passed earlier this month. NACD supports both pieces of...

2014-07-29 20:20:26

ARLINGTON, Va., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations applauded the Senate for adopting a shorter term patch for the Highway Trust Fund in order to pass a long-term, well-funded highway bill sooner, rather than later and urged the House of Representatives to quickly follow suit. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "ATA believes the quickly passing a long-term, well-funded highway bill is in our national interest and we...

2014-07-29 08:28:03

Ad to Air in Washington, D.C., Arizona, Nevada, and New Hampshire; Domestic Violence Survivors and Advocates From Across The Country Join Everytown in DC to Urge Congress to Close Loopholes that Allow Abusers and Stalkers to Get Guns WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Everytown for Gun Safety today released a new television and online advertisement depicting a harrowing encounter of domestic abuse and gun violence ahead of this week's Senate Judiciary Committee hearing -...

2014-07-21 23:05:02

Joseph F. Cvitkovic, Ph.D., of Jefferson Hospital, was selected by the American Psychological Association to testify on legislation that would give behavioral health facilities access to Medicare and Medicaid incentive payments. PITTSBURGH, Pa. (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 An Allegheny Health Network psychologist is one of three behavioral health specialists invited by the American Psychological Association (APA) to participate as panelists in a Senate staff briefing sponsored by the Behavioral...

2014-07-15 23:00:50

IBHS applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for passing H.R. 1786, a critical windstorm bill that authorizes funding for increased research that would significantly reduce the vulnerability of homes and businesses to wind-related hazards. IBHS urges the Senate to pass this bill and Congress to take the next crucial step by appropriating money to fund this critical program. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) applauds the U.S....

2014-07-15 16:29:53

WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. House of Representatives today overwhelmingly passed the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act (H.R. 3086), or ITFA, originally introduced by Reps. Robert Goodlatte (R-Virginia) and Anna Eshoo (D-California). The House measure is similar to the legislation introduced in the Senate (S. 1431) by Sens. Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) and John Thune (R-South Dakota). The following statement should be attributed to Peter Davidson, Verizon senior vice...

2014-07-15 12:26:17

The Council names Arizona legislators who 'made the grade' as supporters of technology in the 2013, 2014 sessions and endorses 2014 Arizona legislative candidates PHOENIX, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Providing its members a comprehensive review of Arizona legislative candidates' positions on the key issues affecting the technology industry, the Arizona Technology Council today released its 2014 Vote TechSmart guide. The biannual resource includes endorsements of candidates for the...

2014-07-09 20:23:11

WASHINGTON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) commends members of the U.S. Senate for confirming Darci Vetter to replace Islam Siddiqui as chief agricultural negotiator in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. Vetter previously served as the deputy under secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services in the U.S. Department of Agriculture. "IDFA welcomes the Senate's confirmation of Darci Vetter today as the new...

2014-07-01 23:14:04

As a company pushing for transparency, responsibility, and integrity in the supplement industry, NutriGold stands with the Senate subcommittee in their desire to protect consumers from any false and deceptive advertising of weight loss products. (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 NutriGold applauds the Senate initiative to hold Dr. Mehmet Oz accountable for over-the-top claims he has made about unproven weight loss ingredients on his show. As an opinion leader to millions, Dr. Oz’s use of...

2014-06-26 23:11:32

Heard & Smith is commenting on the Senate hearing that was held on June 18, 2014 that focused on the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) decision to close a record number of field offices. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Heard & Smith, a national disability law firm that concentrates on the disabled and the injured, is commenting on the Senate hearing that was held on June 18, 2014 Senate Special Committee on Aging, which criticized the Social Security...


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