Government/Public Affairs

According to a Quinnipiac poll, 92 percent of Virginians support background checks at gun shows.

May 2013 | Location: Virginia | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Government/Public Affairs, Health, Justice/Legal

This Memorial Day, the Real Warriors Campaign encourages Americans to honor the sacrifices of our returning warriors by helping them ease the transition from deployment to the home front.

May 2013 | Location: National | Category: Government/Public Affairs, Health

State funding for pre-K decreased by over half a billion dollars in 2011-2012, the largest one-year drop ever, says a new study from the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) which has tracked state pre-K since...

April 2013 | Location: National | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Education, Government/Public Affairs

When Florida turned down $2.4 billion in federal aid for a high-speed rail in 2011, many Floridians were upset. Now, state lawmakers may reject a much larger amount – $51 billion over 10 years – leaving hundreds of thousands of...

April 2013 | Location: Florida | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Consumer News, Finance, Government/Public Affairs, Health

April is the Month of the Military Child and this month the Real Warriors Campaign encourages Americans to honor the nation's 1.8 million military children and families of returning warriors.

April 2013 | Location: National | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Government/Public Affairs, Health

Three months after Governor Frank Keating took office, on April 19, 1995 the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City was destroyed in the Oklahoma City bombing, in which the lives of 168 Oklahomans were lost and over...

April 2013 | Location: National | Category: Business, Government/Public Affairs, Justice/Legal

The report of The Constitution Project’s Task Force on Detainee Treatment (“Task Force”) is the result of two years of intensive study, investigation and deliberation about U.S. treatment of and policy towards detainees. The...

April 2013 | Location: National | Category: Government/Public Affairs, Justice/Legal

Getting insurance through the workplace has traditionally been the way most Americans obtain health insurance, but today just 60 percent of people receive their health insurance through this route.

April 2013 | Location: National | Category: Business, Consumer News, Government/Public Affairs, Health

Today AARP Florida released a new survey that shows 71 percent of older Florida voters, including strong majorities across party lines, would be less favorable to their Congressional representatives or Senators if they voted for...

April 2013 | Location: Florida | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Finance, Government/Public Affairs

Producer/Director Eugene Jarecki, whose film Why We Fight examined the anatomy of the American war machine, turns the same penetrating lens to the War on Drugs, seeking to lay bare its mechanics, motivations, and contradictions.

April 2013 | Location: National | Category: Entertainment, Government/Public Affairs, Health, Justice/Legal

The IRS conducted a record number of audits last year and plans more for 2012, but that may not be bad news. Some audits lead to larger refunds. The challenge is for individuals and families to apply new tax law changes and plan...

April 2013 | Location: National | Category: Consumer News, Finance, Government/Public Affairs, Justice/Legal

En la serie “La mafia por dentro”, el ex-mafioso Lou Ferrante entra de manera exclusiva a algunas de las prisiones mas peligrosas del mundo para exponer los secretos de las pandillas que operan y se fortalecen desde la cárcel.

March 2013 | Location: National | Category: Entertainment, Government/Public Affairs

The IRS conducted a record number of audits last year and plans more for 2012, but that may not be bad news. Some audits lead to larger refunds. The challenge is for individuals and families to apply new tax law changes and plan...

March 2013 | Location: National | Category: Finance, Government/Public Affairs

Last year Americans took 10.5 billion trips on public transportation, the second highest annual ridership since 1957

March 2013 | Location: National | Category: Government/Public Affairs

The month of March is about sharing stories and information about Medicaid for kids via Speak Now for Kids

March 2013 | Location: National | Category: Government/Public Affairs, Health

Chet Nagle, former CIA agent and member of the Committee on the Present Danger, has explored the issue of enhancing America’s defense capabilities, using a surveillance system called JLENS.

March 2013 | Location: National | Category: Government/Public Affairs

Arthritis Foundation’s 15th annual Advocacy Summit in Washington, D.C. brings together nearly 350 key arthritis advocates from all over the country to educate Congress on the needs of those suffering from arthritis.

March 2013 | Location: National | Category: Government/Public Affairs, Health

The Florida Legislature will soon decide whether the state will expand the Medicaid program to provide health insurance coverage to about 900,000 uninsured Floridians.

February 2013 | Location: Florida | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Government/Public Affairs, Health

Generic drugs have saved the American health care system trillions of dollars. A class of drugs called biologics, which help your immune system fight disease, are often the only treatment options for disease, yet the cost has...

February 2013 | Location: National | Category: Advocacy/Community Affairs, Government/Public Affairs, Health

Texas business, law enforcement and faith leaders are recognizing that immigrants are crucial to the state's economy and diverse communities. Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform, a taxpayer advocacy group he...

February 2013 | Location: Texas | Category: Government/Public Affairs, Justice/Legal

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