North Carolina Legislature Takes Historic Stand for Smoke-Free Air
NC Would Be First Tobacco State to Make All Restaurants and Bars Smoke-Free
WASHINGTON, May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids:
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Texas Cancer Organizations Urge State Legislature to Fully Fund the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas
AUSTIN, Texas, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The issues of cancer and the economy are converging in the Texas Legislature
this spring, as our state senators and representatives vote on funding for the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT). Texas voters overwhelmingly approved the c...
Florida Legislature Unanimously Supports 'The Alonzo Mourning Access to Care Act' to Help State's Kidney Failure Patients and the Disabled
Governor Expected to Sign Legislation to Provide Access to Medigap Secondary Insurance for Florida's Most Vulnerable Patients Next Month
TALLAHASSEE, Fla., April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following unanimous support in the Florida House this week, the Florida Senate today also voted una...
Florida Legislature Renames Proposed Bill to Help State's Kidney Failure Patients "The Alonzo Mourning Access to Care Act"
If Passed, Legislation Will Provide Access to Medigap Secondary Insurance for Florida's Most Vulnerable Kidney Patients
TALLAHASSEE, Fla., April 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Florida Legislature
voted today to rename a proposed bill that could help a special population of Florida's kidne...
Momentum Builds in Florida Legislature to Rename Proposed Legislation After Miami Heat Fan Favorite and NBA All-Star Alonzo Mourning
'Alonzo Mourning Access to Care Act' Would Provide Medigap Secondary Insurance to Florida's Most Vulnerable Kidney Patients
TALLAHASSEE, Fla., April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former Miami Heat stand-out and NBA Defensive Player of the Year Alonzo Mourning, who is also a kidney transplant...
Consumer Advocates Call on Legislature to Support Governor's Ban on Pharmaceutical Gifts to Doctors
ALBANY, N.Y., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A coalition of concerned consumer advocate groups, including AARP, NYPIRG, Consumers Union and Center for Medical Consumers, called on the New York State Legislature
today to accept the Governor's budget proposal to ban pharmaceutical company gifts t...
Advocates Call on Legislature to Stop Proposed Rx Cuts to the Elderly and Poor
Governor's Budget Eliminates EPIC and Medicaid Wrap Coverage for Prescription Drugs
ALBANY, N.Y., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of the New York State Medicare Part D Coalition, including AARP, the Empire Justice Center, Medicare Rights Center, The Legal Aid Society, Selfhelp Co...
Michigan Business & Professional Association Urges Legislature to Act Quickly on Individual Health Care Reform
WARREN, Mich., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The weak Michigan
economy, rising health care costs, staggering business tax increases, and
increased energy costs are all converging to create a perfect storm for
Michigan's small business community. And a critical lifeline -- affordable
Rally for Health Care for the Uninsured as Legislature Reconvenes for Fall Session
Tuesday September 16 1 PM
Broad and Vine Sts.
PHILADELPHIA, Sept 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A rally to support
expansion of health care for the uninsured will take place on Tuesday,
September 16 at Broad and Vine Street, sponsored by the SE PA Health Access
Network. Uninsured persons an...
AIDS Action Committee Applauds Legislature for Taking Action to Protect Patient Privacy Within New Electronic Medical Records System
Measures on privacy and data security set foundation for future systems
BOSTON, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AIDS Action Committee of
Massachusetts, Inc. (AAC) commends state lawmakers for passing legislation
that includes privacy and data security protections within a statewide
Legislature in Medical Technology
California Legislature Passes Historic HIV Testing Bill (AB 682); AHF Urges Governor to Sign Crucial Lifesaving Legislation
AB 682 (Berg, Garcia, Huffman), the California Routine HIV Screening Bill, Cleared the Legislature
Today; Bi-Partisan Bill, Sponsored by AIDS
Healthcare Foundation, the California Medical Association, & the Health
Officers Association of California, Will Improve Health Outcomes & Reduce ...
Top Medical Research Centers Form Velos Advisory Group for Service-Oriented Architecture
...espected centers devoted exclusively to cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. M. D. Anderson Cancer Center was created by the Texas legislature
in 1941 as a component The University of Texas System. The institution is one of the nation's original three comprehensive cancer centers designated...
Consumer Group Urges Gov. Schwarzenegger to Sign Stem Cell Bill Into Law
...CIRM are priced unreasonably.
"This is actually a very modest bill in its scope," said Simpson. "One
important thing it does is demonstrate that the legislature
appropriate oversight role regarding the stem cell agency. It is, after
all, a state agency -- not a private foundation."
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Major State Grant Accelerates Research and Development of Novel Cancer Therapy
... (CHS), $184,294 as part of the State University Research
Commercialization Assistance Grant program (SURECAG). SURECAG was
established by the Florida legislature
in 2007 to promote the
commercialization of university research products to enhance the state's
economy and its public universities. With these funds,...
Small Business Innovation Research Program Awards Grant to Biomoda
...350,000 clinical study using Biomoda's
proprietary testing technology for detection of early lung cancer in the
state's veterans. The New Mexico state legislature
recently allocated an
additional $1.3 million in funding.
Lung cancer claims more lives than any other cancer. The expected five-
year survival rate...
Biomoda to Present Paper on Enhanced Technology for Early Detection of Lung Cancer at Annual SWARM Meeting
...while New Mexico Tech and DVS will oversee the study and
provide treatment to those veterans who test positive for lung cancer.
The New Mexico state legislature
recently allocated an additional $1.3
million in funding through the Interim Tobacco Settlement Committee to the
clinical screening program.
Legislature in Medical Dictionary
...perates, Delta Human Resource Agency Transportation Delta College seeking applications for positions on the Measure L Bond Citizens' ... State legislature
Mandates Delta College to Increase Fees to $26 per unit. ... Delta Island Hunting Program. Chinese Mitten Crab. K-12 Information Menu. Wildlif...
Legislature in Biological News
New phorid fly species turns red imported fire ants into 'zombies'
The release was part of the Texas Imported Fire Ant Research and Management Project.
"The project was initiated in 1997 as a result of the Texas legislature
funding an exceptional item requested by Texas AgriLife Research," Ludwig said. "The project's goals are the management of imported fire ant to below ...
Thinking it through: Scientists call for policy to guide biofuels industry toward sustainability
... 2008 Farm Bill was passed, which provides subsidies for growers of biofuels crops and for refiners who convert those crops to ethanol. Also, the U.S. legislature
approved a mandate in 2007 for the production of 16 billion gallons of cellulosic ethanol per year by 2022.
"We have a lot of information that can ...
Entomological Society of America names new Fellows for 2008
...p, the James H. Meyer Award from UC Davis for career recognition in teaching, research, and public service, and a resolution from the California State legislature
in recognition of his career contributions to agriculture. Zalom's research and extension activities focus on developing alternatives to conventional ...
Many US public schools in 'air pollution danger zone'
...example, has passed a law prohibiting the building of new schools within 500 feet (168 meters) of a busy road. New Jersey is moving a bill through the legislature
to require highway entrance and exit ramps to be at least 1,000 feet from schools.
Researchers to study lyme-like illness in Texas
...TARI in Missouri for over 15 years, will also provide valuable patient specimens and information.
The Norman Hackerman ARP was created by the Texas legislature
in 1987 to support basic research at public higher education institutions in the Lone Star State. In 2007, there were nearly 2,000 applications for fu...
Action needed now for Minnesota to reach goals in reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 2015
... of traveling we do, purchasing vehicles with higher fuel efficiency and adopting low-carbon fuel standards we can exceed the goals that the Minnesota legislature
has put before us and be a leader in the nation for reducing greenhouse gas emissions."
"This study provides a great starting point for the 2009 le...
Searching the depths of the straits of Florida for disease cures
...als currently showing potential in fighting pancreatic cancer.
The upcoming expedition is being supported through funds appropriated by the Florida legislature
and approved by Governor Jeb Bush as part of the state's response to the U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy's (USCOP) historic 2004 report. The report is...
Legislature in Biological Technology
Doyle and the Legislature Have Much To Agree Upon When It Comes To The Economy
MADISON Remember this summers property tax freeze budget proposal? Legislative Republicans voted for it because they thought it was great politics; many of them were less convinced the freeze was good policy and secretly hoped Doyle would veto it.
Thats how it may be with Democrats and Gov. Jim...
Despite the three Gs, the Wisconsin Legislature had a productive session
MADISON If you asked Wisconsin citizens what they knew about the work of the Wisconsin Legislature
in the past year or so, the answers would likely include God, guns and gays, alliterative shorthand for high-profile bills dealing with religion, concealed weapons and same-sex marriage.
Feuds between UW and the Legislature should end for good of the state
In Minnesota these days, the governor and the Legislature
are bogged down in a budget fight, just like their counterparts in Wisconsin. Money is tight, just as it is in Wisconsin. But there's an important distinction between the two states: In Minnesota, the university budget is one of the few ar...
Doyle urges Legislature to support biofuels program
DeForest, Wis. - In an effort to revive Legislative support for his biofuels program, Gov. Jim Doyle took aim at Republican skeptics, suggesting that GOP lawmakers are paying lip service to energy independence and turning their backs on state farmers, manufacturers, and entrepreneurs.
Wisconsin investors seek regional partners and informed legislature
The Coalition for Capital Growth and Research held their conference at Grainger Hall. Madison, Wis. Regional cooperation is the way to attract venture capital to Wisconsin, according to the Coalition for Capital Growth and Research, which held its first conference on Friday at UW-Madisons Gra...
Regional Biotech Association Warns Legislation Would Make VT Least Friendly State in Nation for Biotechnology and Life Sciences
... -Testimony To legislature
Calls For Rejection Of Legislation That Will Cost ... Vt., April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- In testimony to the legislature
and a full page ad in today's Rutland Herald, the ...ned that a bill under consideration by the Vermont legislature
will create the most restrictive and onerous regul...
Regional Biotech Association Warns Vermont Legislation Could Have Profound Negative Impact
MONTPELIER, Vt., March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The region's largest biotechnology association today warned that a bill under consideration by the Vermont legislature
will create the most restrictive and onerous regulatory environments for biotechnology growth and development not only in New England, but in the enti...
Catilin Receives Renewable Energy Award for Pilot Plant
...ader Ventures. For more information, please visit the website http://www.catilin.com
About the Demonstration Fund
In August 2007, the legislature
approved the creation of the Demonstration Fund through the Iowa Department of Economic Development to provide pre-seed capital grants of up to $150,0...
Bion Announces PENNVEST Board Approves $7.8 Million Financing for Kreider Farms Dairy Project
...ill support long term capital investment in livestock waste treatment facilities. The results of a recent study commissioned by the Pennsylvania state legislature
projects an average nutrient removal cost of $28 per pound of nutrient per year to upgrade existing wastewater plants. Bion anticipates that it will ...
A Perfect Storm Threatens Patient Access to Specialty Medical Care
physicians and clinicians should visit http://www.onepatient.us .
"Certainly we support a short-term measure but Medicare needs to work
with the legislature
to come up with a long-term solution, or it will face
a shortage of trained specialists. The best and brightest will not be
attracted to medicine if M...
Legislature in Biological Dictionary
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