Texas Eldercare Poll: 57 Percent Less Likely to Back Local Legislator if They Oppose Medicaid Rate Boost
Texas Health Care Association Raising Profile of Key Issue Impacting
Texas Seniors' Access to Quality Nursing Home Care
AUSTIN, Texas, June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With just more than
five months until the November election, a statewide poll of registered
Texas voters by Baselice Associ...
Beijing Legislator Calls on Government to Regulate Sexually Suggestive TV Ads
A Beijing Municipal People's Congress deputy has called on the Chinese Government to introduce strict regulations to eradicate sexually suggestive commercials, at least during the summer and winter holiday periods.
Shang Xiyun is said to have been convinced about this after hearing her eig...
Malaria a 'Near-Epidemic' in Dooars, says RSP Legislator
Malaria become a "near-epidemic" in the Dooars region of North Bengal claiming 88 lives and afflicting more than 20,000 persons in the past two and a half months, an RSP legislator
in West Bengal said today.//
Nirmal Das, an MLA from Alipurduar constituency, told reporters here that 48 deaths...
Pence Amendment Passes Rules Committee; Set for Friday Vote
"Planned Parenthood is leeching off our impoverished economy while raking in money hand over first," Kenney said. "Any legislator
who votes to fund Planned Parenthood is putting the lives of men, women and children at risk."
American Life League was cofounded in 1979 by ...
PIBH with NFL Star Doug Flutie Recognizes 23 PA Workers with Disabilities, 21 Organizations Supporting Those with Disabilities
...iously participated in recognizing these extraordinary individuals," said Baker.
PIBH also recognized State Senator Robert J. Mellow as the legislator
of the Year for his support of persons with disabilities, and in particular his support of PIBH's member agency, Allied Services in Scranton, PA. Bec...
Patrick Johnston Named President and CEO of the California Association of Health Plans
...e California Association of Health Plans (CAHP) today announced that former legislator
Patrick Johnston has been selected to serve as the organization's president.... Johnston has served in a number of important capacities. He was the first legislator
in residence at the University of California, Berkeley Institute of Gover...
Cord Blood Registry Supports Introduction of the Cord Blood Education and Awareness Act of 2009
...mpion for women's and children's health issues, and we are pleased to see a legislator
of her stature and experience recognize the need for public education on th... Zitlow, senior vice president of public affairs for CBR. "As a California legislator
she introduced the Maternal Child & Health Advancement Act, which bec...
Lung Cancer Research Bill Introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives: Companion to Senate Mortality Reduction Bill
...quit, we need to address this disease as a priority with a more comprehensive strategy."
Congressman LoBiondo, in his eighth term, has been a key legislator
on transportation, national security and environmental issues.
"There has been some progress in developing treatments and reducing mortality in ...
Donate Life Day at the Capitol to Increase Awareness for Organ Donation and Registration
...tep is to get registered. The second step is talk to friends and family about your wishes to be an organ donor. And the third step is to talk to your legislator
about making the process easier for everyone. To locate and contact your state representative, visit http://www.legis.state.tx.us/ or call (512) 46...
Agee Named New Accident Fund Board Chair
...vice president of public finance at Banc One Capital Markets and
served as superintendent and principal within Muskegon Public Schools. A
former state legislator
(1992-1998), nominee for Democratic lieutenant
governor (1998), and former co-director of the Michigan Political
Leadership Program at Michigan State ...
MichBio Expo Draws Nearly 500 Professionals; Career Day Raises Profile
...prove quality of life.
Several first-time awards were presented during the Expo. The Legislator
of the Year Award, which recognizes the state legislator
supports and defends issues of importance to the biotechnology community, was
presented jointly to Rep. Rebekah Warren (D) and Sen. R...
The new techie dilemma MBA or JD?
...he risk-management folks down the hall. Take an internal auditor to lunch. Quick: Name one person in your governmental affairs department or one local legislator
or regulator that has an impact on how your company does business.
Not that big a company? Doesn't really matter. The field of play isn't restricte...
Kanavas says Wisconsin has no more excuses
... Milwaukee, Wis. - One of the most active legislative periods from the standpoint of technology has come to a close, and a key legislator
says the state has no more excuses when it comes to building a technology-based economy.
State Senator Ted Kanavas , R-Brookfield, stopped short o...
GOP lawmaker faults Doyle for IT problems
... Madison, Wis. - Before Gov. Jim Doyle began turning up the heat on Republicans on the subject of stem cell research, a key Republican legislator
had already turned the tables on him regarding problematic state information technology projects.
The projects, which now are the subject of a stat...
CellCura could start an invasion of stem cell firms
...out the specialized needs of the stem cell research community.
CellCura, with a little prodding from former U.S. embassador to Norway and Wisconsin legislator
Tom Loftus, also chose Madison because of its overall quality of life and accessibility to stem cell researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madiso...
Doyle wants sales tax applied to digital downloads
... at the committee level in a Republican controlled Legislature, is designed to level the playing field for traditional music stores. But an opposition legislator
quickly pounced on the plan, saying the state should not use the Internet as a platform for collecting taxes, and the proprietors of two online music ...
Ethics Board site offers welcome contrast to state IT mistakes
...been constantly upgrading it since, no other state (or nation) offers a comparable service. Wisconsin is the only state where a citizen or reporter or legislator
can look up a bill and learn who is paying whom to try to affect its outcome. That's transparent democracy.
Lobbyists-on-Line (is) unlike anything ...