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2014-04-28 16:34:38

AUGUSTA, Maine, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After Governor Paul LePage issued a veto of a bill designed to protect Maine telecommunications consumers from as much as $67 million in new annual fees, MyWireless.org is calling on the Maine Legislature to override the veto and pass LD 1479. "We're disappointed Governor LePage vetoed a bill that could prevent a massive and unfair phone tax increase on Maine consumers," said Amy McLean, director of advocacy communications...

2012-05-11 23:00:51

WWF, Greenpeace and Avaaz will today begin a mass mobilization of their 22 million supporters to call on Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff to veto the Forest Code bill passed by the House of Deputies. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 11, 2012 Three of the world´s leading conservation and advocacy organizations will today begin a mass mobilization of their 22 million supporters to call on Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff to veto the Forest Code bill passed by the House of Deputies. WWF,...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.