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2013-09-12 20:20:30

AB 327 headed for Governor Brown's desk after "yes" vote on Assembly floor SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Solar Choice (TASC), an organization comprised of the nation's leading rooftop solar companies, applauds the California Legislature for passing Assembly Bill 327, authored by Assembly Member Henry Perea (D- Fresno). AB 327 helps ensure that the rooftop solar industry can continue to grow and create jobs across California. It also addresses a number of...

2013-09-10 16:26:13

Krilla Joins Organization As September Milestones Are Achieved WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety today announced that human rights expert and attorney Jeffrey Krilla has been named President of the coalition representing 20 North American apparel companies, retailers and brands. Krilla brings extensive foreign policy experience to the position, having spent most of his career working around the globe on trade, development and human rights...

2013-08-27 23:18:38

Eric Polgar, University of Western States assistant director of massage therapy, is elected to the Alliance for Massage Therapy Education’s (AFMTE) board of directors and serve on the AFMTE executive committee as treasurer. PORTLAND, Ore (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 The University of Western States (UWS), a leader in the education of health care professionals, announced that its assistant director of massage therapy, Eric Polgar, has been elected to the Alliance for Massage Therapy...

2013-08-20 08:32:35

Alliance Also Welcomes Three New Members, Bringing Total to 20 Apparel Companies and Retailers WASHINGTON, Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety today announced the election of the Honorable Ellen O'Kane Tauscher as the independent Chair of its Board of Directors. The coalition of North American apparel companies and retailers, industry associations, and non-governmental organizations has been established to improve worker safety at Bangladeshi...

British Judge Opens Judicial Review On Richard III Reburial Location
2013-08-17 06:49:00

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A British high court has allowed a judicial review of a decision to rebury the remains of King Richard III at either of two distinct locations. The University of Leicester, which has backed the unearthing and analysis of the remains of Richard III, has claimed them as its own and is planning to rebury the remains in Leicester Cathedral later this year with the support of the government. The British public, however, want their say...

2013-08-12 12:26:55

Alliance for Aging Research Announces that Dr. David Wise from Harvard Kennedy School of Government, will Receive Award for Innovative Research on Healthy Aging WASHINGTON, Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Aging Research and MetLife Foundation announced the winner of the third annual MetLife Foundation Silver Scholar Award. Stambaugh Professor of Political Economy at Harvard Kennedy School of Government, David Wise, PhD, was selected in honor of his...

2013-08-02 20:20:58

WASHINGTON, Aug. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Integrity in Medicare (AIM) -- a broad coalition of medical specialty, laboratory, radiation oncology, and medical imaging groups committed to ending the practice of inappropriate physician self-referral - strongly support the findings of the Government Accountability Office (GAO) report released today, entitled "Higher Use of Costly Prostate Cancer Treatment by Providers Who Self-Refer Warrants Scrutiny"...

2013-07-24 12:29:01

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CommonWell Health Alliance today announced that Computer Programs and Systems, Inc. (CPSI) and Sunquest Information Systems have joined as the newest members of the organization. They join members Allscripts, athenahealth, Cerner, Greenway Medical Technologies and McKesson and service provider RelayHealth in the Alliance's work. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130724/DC51749LOGO) CommonWell Health Alliance is a...

2013-07-10 12:28:45

The Bangladesh Worker Safety Initiative -- Developed Through Independent Facilitation of Senators Mitchell and Snowe -- Sets Aggressive Timeline for Inspections, Training and Worker Empowerment WASHINGTON, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In a historic pact that covers the overwhelming majority of North American apparel imports from Bangladesh, an unprecedented alliance of North American retailers came together to announce today the unified purpose of dramatically improving factory...

2013-07-01 12:27:28

Leadership Team Will Advance Industry Efforts Supporting the Development of Medical Countermeasures Against National Security Threats WASHINGTON, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Biosecurity announced it recently elected Anders Hedegaard, President and CEO, Bavarian Nordic, and Elizabeth Posillico, PhD, President and CEO, Elusys Therapeutics, as its new co-chairs. They will represent the Alliance before the U.S. government and other agencies, to advance the development...