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Apr 24, 2020, 13:00 ET Lt. Col. Allen West Calls for Dennis Bonnen's Removal Again

Lt. Col. Allen West is again calling for Dennis Bonnen's removal as Speaker of the Texas State House. Bonnen's true character was revealed last year...


Apr 23, 2020, 13:32 ET State Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara Should Stop All Auto Insurance Rate Increases During Pandemic, Says Consumer Watchdog

Consumer Watchdog today called on Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara to suspend all increases in auto insurance rates through September 1, or the...


Apr 22, 2020, 19:24 ET EIPCa: California Secretary of State Investigating Double Voting in March Primary

A sample of votes cast in California's March 3, 2020 election exposed 15 registrants whose voting histories show that each cast two vote-by-mail...


Apr 21, 2020, 09:54 ET Maya Rockeymoore Cummings Hosts Discussion on How to Support Front-line Workers During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, Democratic candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives representing Maryland's 7th Congressional District, will host a ...


Apr 20, 2020, 08:00 ET Capital Bank, N.A., Helped Hundreds of DMV Small Businesses Secure $173 Million in PPP Loans

By the time the federal Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) ran out of money this week, Maryland-based Capital Bank, N.A., had been able to help 597...


Apr 16, 2020, 18:49 ET Mississippi Supreme Court Unanimously Upholds Ruling To Award C Spire With State Technology Contract

C Spire today announced that its new contract with the Mississippi Department of Information Technology Services (ITS) will move forward without any...


Apr 16, 2020, 18:39 ET Struggling Bay Area Transit Agencies Poised to Receive First Wave of Federal Support

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today released a framework for the allocation of more than $780 million of federal funds to...


Apr 16, 2020, 14:02 ET Ad Industry Urges Whitmer to End Partial Michigan Ad Ban

Five of the nation's largest advertising trade associations today released a joint statement urging Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer to rescind a...


Apr 16, 2020, 12:14 ET California's housing market begins to feel effects of coronavirus as March home sales drop, C.A.R. reports

California home sales fell from both the previous month and year in March as the coronavirus pandemic began taking a toll on the housing market,...


Apr 15, 2020, 11:10 ET Michigan Chamber of Commerce And Mackinac Center Recommend Guiding Principles To Propel Michigan Recovery

Recognizing state government's role in protecting public health and economic vitality, the Michigan Chamber of Commerce and the Mackinac Center for...


Apr 15, 2020, 09:11 ET KW Miller Congressional Committee Sends Fairness, Discrimination, and Voter Fraud Notice to Florida Secretary of State

The KW Miller Congressional Committee ("Committee") has delivered a "Fairness and Voter Fraud" notice to Florida Secretary of State, Laurel Lee...


Apr 15, 2020, 08:18 ET CFFS Calls for Resignation of Michigan Governor for Unconstitutional Orders

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer's expanded orders limiting the rights of Michiganders to move freely between personal residences and to provide...


Apr 09, 2020, 18:45 ET ISRA: Illinois State Police Issue Emergency FOID Card Rules

After a few weeks of conversations with the Illinois State Police, new emergency rules have been issued regarding FOID card renewals, according to...


Apr 09, 2020, 14:23 ET Michigan Chamber Releases Preliminary Results From Member Survey On Restarting Michigan's Economy

The Michigan Chamber released preliminary results from a survey sent to chamber members across the state on Wednesday, April 8. Michigan Chamber...


Apr 09, 2020, 11:57 ET Integris Design Sounds Alarm SBA Red Tape Creating Irreparable Damage to Small Businesses Across The United States

A critical petition could save countless jobs across America. There is an urgent need to make the government aware the Small Business Administration...


Apr 07, 2020, 15:36 ET Michigan Chamber Of Commerce Commends Legislature For Taking Prudent Action To Extend The Emergency Order For 28-Days

In a press release today, the Michigan Chamber responded to legislative action in Lansing regarding state government's response to COVID-19....


Apr 03, 2020, 10:56 ET Five States Take Action to Expand Access to Care During COVID-19 Pandemic

The American Association of Nurse Practitioners? (AANP), representing the interests of America's 290,000 nurse practitioners (NPs), welcomes actions...


Apr 01, 2020, 14:17 ET National Shooting Sports Foundation: Massachusetts Governor Opens, Then Closes 'Essential Critical' Gun Retail

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker closed federally licensed firearm dealers after briefly listing them open as "essential" services. The move...


Mar 27, 2020, 22:07 ET Experian Supports the Signing of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act)

Experian North America has issued the following statement in support of today's historic CARES Act. Craig Boundy, CEO of Experian North America:...


Mar 27, 2020, 19:47 ET Governor Wolf Signs Legislation Helping Pennsylvania Workers, PA AFL-CIO Calls For Next Steps

Today Governor Tom Wolf signed legislation into law that helps Pennsylvania workers, expands healthcare capacity, and strengthens our education...


Mar 27, 2020, 16:30 ET Construction Industry Council: Best Practices in Use to Protect Workers, Public from Virus Spread

The construction industry is taking essential safety measures to protect workers and the public from the spread of the coronavirus. Operating under...


Mar 24, 2020, 14:10 ET AANP Urges Governors to Eliminate Regulatory Roadblocks that Prevent Nurse Practitioner from Treating Patients Amid COVID-19 Pandemic AANP President: "It's more urgent than ever that Governors lift these barriers"

The American Association of Nurse Practitioners, representing America's 290,000 nurse practitioners (NPs), is calling on the nation's governors to...


Mar 23, 2020, 12:30 ET C.A.R. statement on FHFA's move for GSEs to grant flexibilities for appraisal and employment verifications

In an effort to provide market liquidity during the coronavirus emergency, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) directed Fannie Mae and Freddie...


Mar 20, 2020, 20:06 ET Cash Toll Collection Suspended at Bay Area Bridges

At the request of Gov. Newsom, Caltrans and the Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) today announced the temporary suspension of cash toll collection at...


Mar 20, 2020, 12:28 ET Declining interest rates bolster February California home sales and price pre-COVID-19 outbreak, C.A.R. reports

Before the coronavirus outbreak hit the state so severely, California's housing market was getting a strong foothold, with home sales and prices...