AFPM Launches Seven-Figure Campaign Thanking Democrat Champions, Warning that Reconciliation Taxes Could Lead to Higher Prices on Gas and Consumer Goods, Threaten Jobs and Undermine U.S. Energy SecurityWashington, D.C., Sept. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) is launching a seven-figure ad campaign today urging Democrats in the House of Representatives to reject new, punitive taxes aimed at American-refined energy and American-made plastics. The
A federal judge set a Friday hearing for a possible ruling on a request to be released from pre-trial detention by a member of the far-right Proud Boy movement facing charges related to the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot. Lawyers for Dominic Pezzola, 43, of Rochester, N.Y., presently held in a Washington D.C. jail, argued on Wednesday to U.S. District Judge Timothy Kelly that restrictive prison conditions make it difficult for them to consult with their client and for him to review potentially relevant evidence, including 7,500 investigative memoranda and 100 days of video. Defense lawyer Steven Metcalf said Pezzola's mother and common-law wife were willing to put up a family house as bail security.
Food producers warn surge in cost of CO2 will force up prices for shoppers George Eustice says government must give financial aid to fertiliser firm CF Industries for three weeks Eustice said the bailout was necessary because government could not risk disruption to the UK’s food supply chain. Photograph: Tayfun Salcı/Zuma Press Wire/Rex/Shutterstock
SAN FRANCISCO, September 22, 2021--Expensify, a payments superapp that helps individuals and businesses around the world simplify the way they manage money, announced carbon neutrality in 2021 by completely offsetting its annual carbon footprint. To support its path to carbon neutrality, Expensify leveraged Watershed, the software platform helping companies run a world-class climate program.
Charles Blow recalls being in the audience at the premiere of the opera based on his memoir, “Fire Shut Up in My Bones,” and watching the scene that depicts his sexual abuse as a child by an older cousin. Blow, a columnist for The New York Times, will again be in the audience when the opera opens the Metropolitan Opera season on Sept. 27. It will be the first operatic performance in the house since the pandemic shutdown 18 months ago.
MONTREAL, Sept. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On the occasion of National Tree Day and National Forest Week, Laurentian Bank of Canada (TSX: LB) (the “Bank”) announces a partnership with Tree Canada to plant 500 trees across the country supporting the organization’s reforestation efforts through its National Greening Program. “The COVID-19 pandemic has emphasized just how important it is for everyone to have access to living environments and green spaces. Laurentian Bank is proud to be participat
EDMONTON — Goaltender Alex Stalock will likely miss the season due to a possible heart condition said Edmonton Oilers GM Ken Holland on Wednesday. Speaking on the opening day of Oilers training camp, Holland said the possible condition was detected when he returned home for more tests after the team's physical exam at the end of the 2020-21 season. Holland said Stalock contracted COVID-19 before the start of the 56-game shortened season, but was later cleared to play and spent time on the Oilers
NEW YORK (AP) — Former President George W. Bush will headline a fundraiser next month for top Donald Trump critic Liz Cheney, turning her reelection race into a proxy war of sorts between the ex-presidents who represent two competing factions of the Republican Party. Bush will be the featured guest at an Oct. 18 event in Dallas supporting the Wyoming congresswoman's reelection campaign, according to a person familiar with the plans who was not authorized to discuss the fundraiser by name and spo
Funds Generated by 2020-2021 Support Autism Programs Specialty License Plate Awarded by the Autism Services Grants Council Drive Support for Autism Services with the State of Florida Support Autism Programs Specialty License Plate. Sunrise, Florida, Sept. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Funds from Florida Autism Specialty License Plate sales, administered by Arc Broward, provided $124,160 in grants to 19 nonprofit organizations throughout Florida serving individuals with autism and other developmen
“Dear Evan Hansen,” the big-screen adaptation of the beloved Broadway musical, premieres in theaters this weekend. Will it be found at the top of box office charts? The Universal film, which sees Ben Platt reprising his Tony-winning role, is projected to debut to approximately $10 million from 3,300 North American cinemas. It’s the only new […]