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2013-06-17 08:28:41

ALBANY, N.Y., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AMRI (NASDAQ: AMRI) announced today that Susan Collins has been promoted to Director of Business Development for North American Discovery Services, reporting to Christopher Conway, Vice President, Business Development. In this new role, Ms. Collins is responsible for leading AMRI's North American Discovery Business Development team in the promotion of the full spectrum of AMRI's global drug discovery services. Bringing 19 years of pharmaceutical...

2013-06-13 12:33:29

Company singles out Senator Susan Collins for her work bringing attention to the lottery scheme PORTLAND, Maine, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FairPoint Communications, Inc. (NasdaqCM: FRP), a leading telecommunications provider in northern New England, today praised Senator Susan Collins for her support in exposing Jamaican lottery scammers who are robbing Americans of millions every year. On Tuesday, a Jamaican national pleaded guilty for his role is a telemarketing...

2013-05-02 12:31:33

Senate Special Committee on Aging hearing leads to announcement that Jamaican authorities will extradite lottery scammers to U.S. PORTLAND, Maine, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FairPoint Communications today praised Sens. Susan Collins (R-ME) and Bill Nelson, (D-FL) for their efforts leading to the Jamaican government's recent decision to extradite lottery scammers to the U.S. Last week, U.S. Ambassador to Jamaica Pamela Bridgewater notified Sens. Nelson and Collins that Jamaican...

2013-04-05 16:20:51

Honoring Senator Susan Collins, Senator Mark Udall, & Retired Appalachian Trail Superintendent Pamela Underhill WASHINGTON, April 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) will recognize leaders in conservation during their fourth-annual Awards Gala in Washington, DC on May 15, 2013. This year's honorees include Senator Susan Collins of Maine, Senator Mark Udall of Colorado, and Pamela Underhill, retired Superintendent of the Appalachian Trail (A.T.)....

2012-05-17 10:22:01

WASHINGTON, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today members and affiliates of the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) gathered in Washington D.C. for their annual Washington Fly-In. With 220 collective visits to House and Senate offices, the attendees got an early start to the day hearing a formal address by Senator Susan Collins (R-ME), ranking Republican member of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. (Logo...

Critics of Cybersecurity Bill Say it Gives Too Much Power to Bureaucrats
2012-02-17 14:39:04

Jedidiah Becker for RedOrbit.com There´s a battle raging on Capitol Hill over the details of a new bill that will attempt to mandate cybersecurity measures for a number of private-sector companies. After a group of web security experts urged the Senate Thursday to include tighter security mandates for a number critical industries´ networks, Republican senators pushed back Friday, alleging that the legislation would arbitrarily overextend federal authority in the infrastructure...

2012-01-19 20:38:26

A study of a controversial housing project that allows chronically homeless people with severe alcohol problems to drink in their apartments found that during their first two years in the building residents cut their heavy drinking by 35 percent. For every three months during the study, participants drank an average of 8 percent fewer drinks on their heaviest drinking days. They also had fewer instances of delirium tremens, a life-threatening form of alcohol withdrawal. The American...

2011-11-02 15:21:00

In Just 23 Days, Over 100,000 Individuals Sign Petition for the FDA to Advance, Not Delay, the Development of an Artificial Pancreas WASHINGTON, Nov. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Senators, clinical experts, and people with type 1 diabetes (T1D) today urged the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to issue clear and reasonable guidance on the artificial pancreas (AP) that avoids unnecessary delays in development and delivery of a medical technology and improves the lives of...

2011-10-14 17:21:00

Senators Lieberman and Collins' deficit reduction plan hits federal employees hard, leaves contractors largely unscathed WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees today expressed its profound disappointment regarding the deficit reduction recommendations proposed by the leaders of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. Committee Chairman Joe Lieberman, I-Conn., and Ranking Member Susan Collins, R-Maine,...

2010-12-09 16:18:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council applauded Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senators John McCain and Jim Inhofe, along with Democratic Senator Joe Manchin, who stood together to stop the Defense Authorization bill from being considered by the Senate. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) The Defense Authorization bill, which is not required in order to fund the U.S. Armed Forces, currently contains amendments that...