WASHINGTON, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — A new study released by the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) finds that providing education, health care, law enforcement, and social and government services to illegal aliens and their dependents costs Maryland taxpayers $1.86 billion. These costs amount to a $910 a year burden per Marylandhousehold headed by a U.S. citizen. The report, The Costs of Illegal […]
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WASHINGTON, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The House Appropriations Committee unanimously passed an amendment today offered by Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) the senior Democrat on the House Appropriations Subcommittee for Commerce, Justice, Science and related agencies (CJS) and the lead neuroscience research advocate in Congress, that encourages the Department of Defense to continue its work […]
SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Consumer Watchdog today countered Google’s objections to the Federal Communications Commission’s release of detailed documents about the Commission’s investigation of how Google hacked into private Wi-Fi networks and sought broad disclosure of the documents’ contents. Consumer Watchdog has filed a request for the significant documents related to the FCC’s investigation. […]
CHICAGO, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – When it comes to food policy issues, there are clear party lines between Democrats and Republicans. FoodMinds’ third “Food Temperance in America” survey found that 75 percent of Democrats think more time should be spent on food policy topics within presidential debates and in overall discussions about government policies, while only 39 […]
WARSAW, Poland, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — During the last few days Manuel Rosa, author of “KOLUMB. Historia Nieznana,” a book published May 8, 2012 in Poland - translated from the Spanish book “COLON. La Historia Nunca Contada” – was a guest of REBIS in Poland. The book’s main thesis that the “official history” of Columbus was incorrect has roused a lot of […]
G.I. Jobs Magazine States Dickey’s is Veteran Friendly DALLAS, May 17, 2012 Dickey’s Barbecue is pleased to announce it has made G.I. Magazine’s Military Friendly Franchise list for 2012. “We are honored to be ranked on this list — Our veteran’s provide a tremendous service to our country and Dickey’s is happy to help make […]
Cornyn STAR Act Will Create Jobs by Keeping US Educated Highly Skilled Foreign Professionals in America
WASHINGTON, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Compete America, a coalition dedicated to ensuring thatthe United States has the highly educated workforce it needs to continue to lead the world in innovation and job creation, issued the following statement on Senator John Cornyn’s recent introduction of the “Securing the Talent America Requires for the 21st Century” or STAR Act: “We applaud […]
School choice receives strong support from likely voters in key 2012 battleground states WASHINGTON, May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – Education ranks behind only the economy and jobs as the most important consideration among likely Latino voters in five battleground states, according to a survey released today by the American Federation for Children (AFC) and the Hispanic Council […]
SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – TrueCar.com, the authority in new car pricing, trends and forecasting released its Performance Scorecards for automotive manufacturers and brands. The Performance Scorecards grade each manufacturer and brand on eight different measurements including pricing, sales, incentives, customer loyalty, market share and days in inventory. Overall, the top manufacturers on the Scorecards in March […]
WASHINGTON, March 2, 2012 – Astronomers using data from NASA’s Hubble Telescope have observed what appears to be a clump of dark matter left behind from a wreck between massive clusters of galaxies. The result could challenge current theories about dark matter that predict galaxies should be anchored to the invisible substance even during the shock of […]
New-vehicle retail sales performance in February has been strong month-to-date, with the selling rate outperforming January’s, according to a monthly sales forecast developed by J.D. Power and Associates Power Information Network® (PIN) and LMC Automotive.
NEW YORK, Feb. 21, 2012 – Only 54% of Americans have more emergency savings than credit card debt, according to a new poll released today by Bankrate.com (NYSE: RATE). One in four Americans (25%) has more credit card debt than emergency savings and 16% have neither credit card debt nor emergency savings. Bankrate’s monthly Financial Security Index held at […]
The American public, by a solid majority, is open and receptive to reforming the federal regulatory process, according to results released today from a nationwide survey conducted last month.
the illegal immigrant population stopped declining after President Obama took office after declining by 1 million during the last two years of the Bush administration – 2007 to 2009.