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2011-07-13 12:10:00

Join Girl Scouts of the USA to Support Media Literacy and Positive Images of Women WASHINGTON, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC), Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin (D- WI), and Geena Davis, Academy Award winning actor and founder of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, campaigned in support of the Healthy Media for Youth Act. Joined by teen Girl Scouts, the group outlined the bill, introduced by Hagan and Baldwin, which would improve media literacy...

2011-07-12 16:24:00

Landmark Bill Introduced in Senate and House Would Create National Patient Registry, Increase Public Awareness of Lethal Lung Disease WASHINGTON, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) announced today the Pulmonary Fibrosis Research Enhancement Act (PFREA) has been introduced in the Senate by Senators Chris Coons (D-DE) and Mike Crapo (R-ID) in the U.S. House of Representatives by Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-MN) and Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI). The...

2011-03-09 16:23:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for passing the Veterinary Public Health Amendments Act (H.R. 525) on March 8. The measure now goes to the Senate. This legislation, authored by Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), will help combat a shortage of veterinarians in public health positions. These doctors have unique training that qualifies them to identify, diagnose, control...

2011-03-09 10:02:00

WASHINGTON, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This morning, Representatives Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Erik Paulsen (R-MN) introduced bipartisan legislation to identify gaps and improve coordination in the delivery of critical care health services in the United States. The Critical Care Assessment and Improvement Act of 2011 transcends the current political climate on Capitol Hill and stands out among few legislative initiatives in the 112th Congress to address health care in a bipartisan...

2010-09-30 12:10:00

-- Ensures Most Pressing Medical Needs in Nation's Critical Care System Are Met -- WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday, House Energy and Commerce Committee Member Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) introduced legislation to assess and critical care health services in the United States. The Critical Care Assessment and Improvement Act of 2010 (H.R. 6306) calls for a needed evaluation of the current state of the U.S. critical care medical delivery system and new...

2009-03-25 14:27:00

SHORT HILLS, N.J., March 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, the national, non-profit organization dedicated to finding cures and treatments for spinal cord injuries and improving the lives of people living with paralysis, applauds the United States House of Representatives for passing the Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Act (CDRPA), Title IX of H.R. 146, the Omnibus Public Land Management Act. The legislation was named for the late Christopher...

2009-03-12 15:37:00

TURN-KEY LEGISLATION LAUDED BY NATIONAL NURSING GROUPS ** To listen to an mp3 of Congressman Latham answering questions about this bill, please visit http://latham.house.gov/UploadedFiles/090312_000.mp3 ** WASHINGTON, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Iowa Congressman Tom Latham and Wisconsin Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin introduced a bill on Thursday that will ease the debt burden on nursing students and combat the current nursing shortage. The Nurses' Higher Education and Loan Repayment...

2008-09-18 18:00:19

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Jody DeVoll, APHL Director of Strategic Communications, +1-240-485-2753, jody.devoll@aphl.org; or Pat McConnon, CSTE Executive Director, +1-770-458-3811, pmcconnon@cste.org WASHINGTON, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE), the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) and their members, the nation's state and territorial epidemiologists and the state and local governmental public health...

2008-07-01 15:00:21

By Frank Schultz, The Janesville Gazette, Wis. Jul. 1--JANESVILLE -- Dave Magnum will not make a third run this year for the 2nd District congressional seat held by Tammy Baldwin, but two others are running against the five-term incumbent. Magnum, a Republican who owns a number of radio stations, lost to Baldwin, D-Madison, in 2004 and 2006, never garnering more than 37.1 percent of the vote. The Federal Elections Commission lists two Madison men seeking the GOP nomination in the 2nd...


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