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The Sacramento Bee
Perhaps Congress will address mental health careJohn Russell Houser, a man with a long history of mental illness, shot to death
Perhaps Congress will address mental health care
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
John Russell Houser, a man with a long history of mental illness, shot to death two people and wounded nine others at a movie theater last month in Louisiana. In Colorado, a jury is deciding whether James Holmes, who had been hospitalized because of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
HIPAA limits less than people thinkHow do people use, misuse or abuse HIPAA, the federal regulations protecting pa
HIPAA limits less than people think
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
How do people use, misuse or abuse HIPAA, the federal regulations protecting patients' confidential health information? Three anecdotes from the past few years: • Patricia Gross and a close friend had taken refuge in a cafe at Brigham and Women's... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Patchwork highway fund fixes the ‘new normal’ in CongressWASHINGTON — Everybody, from business groups to governors to lawmakers in both
Patchwork highway fund fixes the ‘new normal’ in Congress
Bangor Daily News / Posted 18 days ago
WASHINGTON — Everybody, from business groups to governors to lawmakers in both parties on Capitol Hill, hates the patchwork approach Congress has taken for the past six years to the federal highway trust fund. Yet it’s become the new normal. On... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento, West Sacramento receive grant for public artWest Sacramento and Sacramento have received a $125,000 grant from the National
Sacramento, West Sacramento receive grant for public art
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 19 days ago
West Sacramento and Sacramento have received a $125,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to create a public art master plan for the Sacramento riverfront. The Crocker Art Museum and Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission partnered... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Loretta Sanchez (and colleagues) party like a pop star (Taylor Swift)No doubt there were scores of screaming tweens at Taylor Swift’s concerts this
Loretta Sanchez (and colleagues) party like a pop star (Taylor Swift)
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 20 days ago
No doubt there were scores of screaming tweens at Taylor Swift’s concerts this week in Washington D.C. There also were members of Congress – plenty of them. (Let’s, for a moment, skip the lyric-based puns about their being “Bad Blood” between... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
House GOP’s California water bill still a long way from portFour years into California’s latest devastating drought, the Republican-control
House GOP’s California water bill still a long way from port
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 20 days ago
Four years into California’s latest devastating drought, the Republican-controlled House of Representatives on Thursday will pass another catch-all water bill that’s nowhere near done. Facing a presidential veto threat, some skeptical senators and a... Read more
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The Huffington Post
How Do You Elect A Woman? Give Her A Famous Husband.WASHINGTON -- The dream of electing the first female president is one of Hillar
How Do You Elect A Woman? Give Her A Famous Husband.
The Huffington Post / Posted 21 days ago
WASHINGTON -- The dream of electing the first female president is one of Hillary Clinton's most powerful selling points. She wants, as she said in her kickoff speech, America to be a place "where a father can tell his daughter, 'Yes, you can be... Read more
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Business Wire
California Life Sciences Association (CLSA) Applauds House Passage of 21st Century Cures ActSAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--California Life Sciences Association (CLSA), the na
California Life Sciences Association (CLSA) Applauds House Passage of 21st Century Cures Act
Business Wire / Posted 25 days ago
SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--California Life Sciences Association (CLSA), the nation’s largest statewide life sciences public policy, advocacy and business solutions organization serving over 750 life sciences organizations, issued the following... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Lawmakers seek cruise passenger protection in wake of Greenwich man's disappearanceLawmakers and the family of a man who disappeared on a cruise ship are calling
Lawmakers seek cruise passenger protection in wake of Greenwich man's disappearance
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 28 days ago
Lawmakers and the family of a man who disappeared on a cruise ship are calling for more safety requirements. Sen. Richard Blumenthal joined the family of George Smith IV on Tuesday to plead for federal action to improve safety measures and consumer... Read more
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