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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....

2014-06-25 16:24:23

MORRISTOWN, N.J. and WASHINGTON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Financial Executives International (FEI) congratulates the U.S. House of Representatives on the bipartisan passage of H.R. 4413, the Customer Protection and End User Relief Act. H.R. 4413 reauthorizes the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) for five years, and was also used as a vehicle for lawmakers to pass reforms pertaining to the oversight of the derivatives industry. Earlier this year, the House...

2012-03-28 23:03:39

Legislation reauthorizes and improves two laws that are critical to children´s health. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 28, 2012 The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatrics AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) today praised the introduction of the BPCA and PREA Reauthorization Act of 2012 (H.R. 4274) in the U.S. House of Representatives. Introduced by Representatives Mike Rogers (R-MI), Anna Eshoo (D-CA) and Edward Markey (D-MA), the legislation reauthorizes and...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.