Former Utah Governor to Talk About Her Battle With PF on ABC 4 Salt Lake City, July 22nd
Walker to join University of Utah doctor on "Good Things Utah"
SAN JOSE, Calif., July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Olene Walker has been interviewed by hundreds of reporters in her role as a politician, but an interview later this month will likely be ...
Pennsylvania Governor Rendell Ceremonially Signs Four Health Care Bills That Will Reduce Costs, Improve Access and Quality
Three of the bills were part of the Governor's 'Prescription for Pennsylvania'
CAMP HILL, Pa., July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor
Edward G. Rendell today ceremonially signed three health care measures that were part of his landmark Prescription for Pennsylvania health care reform p...
Pennsylvania Governor Rendell Urges General Assembly to Support Children's Health Insurance Program
CHIP, Pa's recognized children's health-care leader, may be faced with harsh decisions
FOLSOM, Pa., June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor
Edward G. Rendell said today that Pennsylvania families should not have to worry about losing health insurance for their children -- especially durin...
Arizona Governor Jan Brewer Addresses National Conference on Tobacco During Opening Session in Phoenix
PHOENIX, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Arizona Governor
Jan Brewer addressed 2,800 attendees during the opening session of the National Conference on Tobacco or Health (NCTOH) at the Phoenix Convention Center on Wed., June 10.
NCTOH is the premier conference in the U.S. drawing national researchers...
Pennsylvania Governor Signs Four Health-Care Bills That Will Reduce Costs, Improve Access and Quality
Three of the four bills were part of the Governor's Prescription for Pennsylvania
HARRISBURG, Pa., June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor
Edward G. Rendell today signed three health care bills that were part of his Prescription for Pennsylvania health care reform plan and a fourth that ...
Advocates Debunk Misinformation Campaign, Implore Governor to Veto SB 1122
Legislation will cripple the networks that hold down health care costs
TALLAHASSEE, Fla., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- It's been sold as merely changing an address -- the address to which a payment for services is sent. But SB 1122 will have vast, negative consequences to consumers and the State, ...
Alaska Governor Sarah Palin to be Honored Before Sold Out Crowd at IGHL 30(th) Anniversary Gala During First Visit to Long Island
MANORVILLE, N.Y., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Governor
Sarah Palin, named "2009 Honoree" by the Independent Group Home Living Foundation (IGHL; www.ighl.org ), will be honored before a sold out crowd of more than 1,000 guests at the IGHL 30(th) anniversary gala on Sunday, June 7(th) at Flower...
Oklahoma Passes Comprehensive Tort Reform: Governor Brad Henry Signs Reform Legislation
WASHINGTON, May 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oklahoma Governor
Brad Henry yesterday signed into law H.B. 1603, the most comprehensive piece of legal reform legislation ever passed by the Oklahoma legislative and executive branches. Governor
Henry's approval follows the Oklahoma Senate's passage o...
Pennsylvania Governor Rendell Thanks 'Pioneers' for Making Pennsylvania the National Leader on Chronic Care Management and Creating Patient-Centered Medical Homes
PHILADELPHIA, May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor
Edward G. Rendell today thanked a group of health care professionals and insurers for being the "pioneers" who helped launch his groundbreaking Prescription for Pennsylvania health care reform plan chronic care and patient-centered medic...
MADD Delivers Nearly 7,000 Petitions to Governor Paterson Urging Ignition Interlocks For All Convicted DWI Offenders
ALBANY, N.Y., May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) New York delivered nearly 7,000 petitions to Governor
Paterson's office today showing support for MADD's Campaign to Eliminate to Drunk Driving.
Kidney Care Partners Applauds Governor Sebelius's Appointment as U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services
Dialysis Community Confident of Kansas Governor's Record of Patients First and Prowess at Navigating Complex Health Care Issues
WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kidney Care Partners, a coalition of patient advocates, dialysis professionals, care providers and manufacturers wor...
US Oncology Commends Governor Sebelius' Confirmation as U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services
a Strong Choice Due to Experience in Navigating Complex Health Care Access Issues, Working Across Party Lines to Promote Reform
WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- US Oncology, which supports one of the nation's largest cancer treatment and research networks ...
National Patient Advocate Foundation Applauds Confirmation of Governor Sebelius as Secretary of Health and Human Services
Sebelius' Commitment to Health Care Reform Assures Strong Leadership for Office's Mission to Drive Widespread Health Care Reform
WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Patient Advocate Foundation (NPAF) - a national, non-profit organization dedicated to the mission of cr...
Bipartisan Policy Center Founder Bob Dole Introduces Governor Sebelius at Confirmation Hearing to Be Next HHS Secretary
Former Senate Majority Leader Dole says 'the time has come' for health care reform
WASHINGTON, March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) Founder and Advisory Board member Senator Bob Dole introduced fellow Kansan and friend Governor
Kathleen Sebelius at her confirmati...
Illinois Hospital Association Commends Governor for Protecting Health Care in State Budget Proposal
NAPERVILLE, Ill., March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Illinois Hospital Association (IHA) today lauded Governor
Pat Quinn for making health care a top priority in his state budget proposal for fiscal year 2010 and for not cutting critically needed Medicaid funding that supports care for more t...
Miami Heat Fan Favorite and NBA All-Star Alonzo Mourning Visits Florida Legislature, Governor to Urge Needed Coverage for Florida Kidney Patients
Mourning Joins Florida Renal Coalition, National Kidney Foundation of Florida and Patients to Ask for Access to Medigap Secondary Insurance for Florida's Most Vulnerable Kidney Patients, and to Stress Importance of Education and Awareness for Kidney Disease
TALLAHASSEE, Fla., March 10 /PRNews...
National Alliance for Hispanic Health Congratulates Governor Kathleen Sebelius and Nancy-Ann DeParle
WASHINGTON, March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement was released today by Dr. Jane L. Delgado, President and CEO of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, the nation's leading Hispanic health advocacy group.
"We congratulate Governor
Sebelius on her nomination as our na...
Council for Quality Respiratory Care Applauds President Obama's Appointments of Governor Sebelius, DeParle to Lead Health Care Efforts
Home Oxygen Community Welcomes New Leaders Known for Patient Advocacy,
Thoughtful Reform Efforts
WASHINGTON, March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council for Quality Respiratory Care (CQRC), an alliance of leading home oxygen therapy providers and manufacturers who care for nearly one h...
Pelosi Statement on President Obama's Nomination of Governor Sebelius as Secretary of HHS
WASHINGTON, March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement on President Obama's nomination of Kansas Governor
Kathleen Sebelius as Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services:
"Governor Sebelius is a proven, bipartisan leader who has w...
AHIP Statement on Governor Sebelius and Nancy-Ann DeParle
WASHINGTON, March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Karen Ignagni, President and CEO of America's Health Insurance Plans, issued the following statement today in response to the President's nomination of Kansas Governor
Kathleen Sebelius to be Secretary of Health and Human Services and the appointment ...
Americans United for Life Action: Nominating Governor Sebelius to HHS is Offensive and Divisive
WASHINGTON, March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today President Obama is expected to nominate Kansas Governor
Kathleen Sebelius to be Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS).
As a member of the Kansas House and later as Governor, Gov. Sebelius has a long histo...
Pennsylvania Governor Rendell Announces Nominations
HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor
Edward G. Rendell today announced that he has made the following nominations subject to Senate confirmation:
State Board of Medicine
James W. Freeman, M.D., Shippensburg -- reappointment
State Board of Examiners of Nursing ...
AARP Urges Governor to Use Budget to Maintain Quality of Life For Aging New Yorkers
AARP testifies at Health Budget Hearing
ALBANY, N.Y., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, AARP testified at New York State Legislature's Health Budget Hearing to address three major issues that impact the health care and quality of life of millions of aging New Yorkers: prescription dru...
Alaska Governor Sarah Palin Is Independent Group Home Living Foundation's 'Honoree of the Year '09'
MANORVILLE, N.Y., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Governor
Sarah Palin has been named "Honoree of the Year '09" by the Independent Group Home Living Foundation (IGHL; www.ighl.org ), a Manorville, New York-based not-for-profit organization providing programs, services and support for people with d...
PA Governor Rendell Announces $94 Million Investment in Water Infrastructure
HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor
Edward G. Rendell today announced the investment of $94 million in 22 clean water projects in 20 counties. The PENNVEST board of directors approved $75 million in low-interest loans and $19 million in grants at its quarterly meet...
AARP Statement on Governor Paterson's State of the State Address
NEW YORK, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Lois Aronstein, AARP NY State Director:
Paterson's 2009 State of the State address put forth recommendations on a number of issues that are essential to the health care and financial security of New Yorkers o...
In New Jersey, a Blue-Ribbon State Government Commission Tells Governor Corzine and the Legislature: It's Time to Enact Marriage Equality
To Read the Complete Report Online, visit
Making its final recommendation, the New Jersey Civil Union Review Commission says the civil union law 'invites and encourages' harm
to same-sex couples and their children
The commission cite...
Pennsylvania Governor Rendell Remembers, Celebrates the Life of Lt. Governor Catherine Baker Knoll During Capitol Tribute
HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During a memorial service in the Capitol Rotunda, Governor
Edward G. Rendell today remembered Lieutenant Governor
Catherine Baker Knoll as a lifelong teacher, an important partner in public service, and a tireless advocate for the people of Pen...
A Recommended Sales and Use Tax Proposed by Governor Schwarzenegger Will Tax Veterinary Services, Says Social Compassion in Legislation
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- In a recent announcement, Governor
Schwarzenegger recommended broadening the Sales and Use Tax to include
"luxury" items such as veterinary services, which is sure to cause an increase
in animal shelter overpopulation. Animal welfare advocates across the state...
Columbus Medicare Diabetes Screening Project Cited as Model for State by Lt. Governor Casey Cagle
Columbus Civic and Community Leaders Kick-off Statewide Initiative to
Advance Diabetes Screening for Medicare Beneficiaries
COLUMBUS, Ga., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Lt. Governor
Casey Cagle today
applauded the design and implementation of the Medicare Diabetes Screening
Project (MDSP) in Columbu...
Florida Governor Issues Proclamation During National Healthcare Quality Week
ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Governor
has issued a Proclamation recognizing the outstanding work Healthcare
Quality Professionals do for the people of Florida. This proclamation
mirrors the sentiments of National Healthcare Quality Week, October
19-25th, which c...
PA Governor Rendell Announces Nearly $750,000 Investment in Nurse Education
Leverages $870,000 in Private Funds, Reaches 26 Counties
LANCASTER, Pa., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Residents in 26
counties interested in pursuing careers in nursing will benefit from
educational opportunities funded by $1.6 million in state and private
sector investments, Governor...
Pennsylvania Governor Rendell Says Businesses Saved $300 Million With Workplace Safety Program
MEADVILLE, Pa., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor
Rendell today announced that Pennsylvania businesses have saved more than
$300 million thanks to a program that allows workplaces to save five
percent annually on workers' compensation insurance premiums.
Pennsylvania Lt. Governor Catherine Baker Knoll Lauds American Red Cross Blood Donor Day
HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lieutenant Governor
Catherine Baker Knoll today issued a proclamation acknowledging Sept. 11 as
American Red Cross Blood Donor Day.
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and The American Red Cross ask donors
of all blood types to give blood in c...
Pennsylvania Governor Rendell Highlights Renewable Energy, Health Care Reform at Ag Progress Days
ROCK SPRINGS, Pa., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor
G. Rendell today said Pennsylvania's agricultural industry is struggling
with high fuel costs and a broken healthcare system, underscoring the need
to secure the state's energy independence and make healthcare more
New Law Signed by Governor Rendell Expands Newborn Screening in Pennsylvania
Legislation Now Requires Screening for 28 Genetic, Metabolic Conditions
HARRISBURG, Pa., July 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new law signed
this month by Governor
Edward G. Rendell will help to improve the health of
newborns in Pennsylvania, according to the state Health Department.
Pennsylvania Governor Rendell Signs Bill Ensuring Continuity of Care for Children, Young Adults with Autism
HARRISBURG, Pa., July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor
Rendell today signed House Bill 1150 into law, groundbreaking legislation
that will provide unprecedented new protections for children and young
adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
By requiring private insurers to cover ...
Professionals Ask Governor Jindal to Veto Unfair Fluoridation Bill
NEW YORK, June 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Many professionals
world-wide are calling on Louisiana Governor
Jindal to veto a bill which
would force fluoridation on almost the whole state. SB 312 was quietly
pushed through the legislature by PR firms without most Louisianans knowing
it was hap...
Governor and Lt. Governor Celebrate Eight Years of Safe Haven Babies
National Safe Haven Alliance in Indiana to propose awareness-raising legislation in 2009.
INDIANAPOLIS, June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor
recently proclaimed the month of July as Indiana Safe Haven Month and the
National Safe Haven Alliance in...
Minister Clement, Governor Schwarzenegger Join Forces to Fight Cancer Through Cancer Stem Cell Research
SAN DIEGO, CA, June 18 /PRNewswire/ - Canada and California, two world
leaders in the area of cancer stem cell research, will join forces to gain
a better understanding of the role cancer stem cells play in the
development of the disease.
"This is an historic agreement. Now we are working to...