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U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-NM) and Mark Udall (D-CO)...introduced a bill to establish a national Renewable Electricity Standard (RES) that would create jobs, reduce pollution and save consumers money. www.enewspf.com
Senators: National RES Would Create Almost 300,000 Jobs, Slow Global Warming
Economist says Canadian-style, single-payer health plan would reap huge savings from reduced paperwork and from negotiated drug prices, enough to pay for quality coverage for all – at less cost to families and businesses
Governors State University is sponsoring a Dynamic Leadership Lecture Series that is free and open to the public. The featured speakers will discuss aspects of management and governance related to their own lives as successful leaders.
DePaul’s College of Education Celebrates K-12 Teachers Who Inspired DePaul Students, May 31, 2013 www.enewspf.com
Every day, teachers have a profound impact on students’ lives — and not just academically.
Planned Parenthood Denounces Homeland Security Amendment to Limit Women’s Access to Abortion www.enewspf.com
Amendment to House Homeland Security Appropriations Bill Is Another Attack on Women’s Health
en. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) yesterday proposed an amendment to the farm bill that would let Vermont and other states require clear labels on any food or beverage containing ingredients that have been genetically modified.
Army National Guard Captain Charged for Alleged Role in Bribery and Wire Fraud Scheme and Two Former Soldiers Sentenced for Their Roles in a Related Scheme www.enewspf.com
To Date, 11 Individuals Have Been Charged in Ongoing Corruption Investigation
Online volunteers are being asked to search for ‘space warps’, very rare massive galaxies that bend light around them so that they act rather like giant lenses in space.
Last Wednesday, it was publicly announced that WikiLeaks whistleblower and Army private first class Bradley Manning had been named grand marshal of the SF Gay Pride Celebration, the largest gathering of LGBT (lesbian gay bisexual transgender) individuals
The recall involves Giada De Laurentiis-branded ceramic lasagna pans. The cream-colored pans are 9 by13 inches in size and they were sold individually and as part of a six-piece set.
Webinar for College Seniors and Young Workers to Address Managing Student Loan Debt and Saving for a Secure Financial Future www.enewspf.com
Free April 30 event to be co-hosted by US Department of Education
Mayor Emanuel to Announce Initial Plans for Bioscience and Pharmaceutical Industry Commercialization and Innovation Center www.enewspf.com
Center Would Allow Companies Across the Nation to Expand Their Connection to the Chicago Biotech Community and Access Chicago-Based Talent
Mayor Emanuel Launches Chicago Cleanweb Challenge to Drive Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Innovation www.enewspf.com
Hackathon Competition Launched on Earth Day Engages a Diverse Community on Environmental Sustainability; Mayor’s Sustainable Chicago 2015 Action Plan Already Showing Progress on 22 of 24 Goals
Abbott Laboratories Shareholders Set To Vote on Non-GMO Policy
Former South Suburban College pitcher Tony Cingrani (6’4”, LHP, Lincolnway Central) earned his first major league win on April 18 as the Cincinnati Reds defeated the Florida Marlins 11-1.
Campus patrol officer, a resident of Somerville, Mass., had worked at MIT since 2012
The FBI released the above photos and video of suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing.
American Academy of Pediatrics Endorses Legislation to Protect Children from Unhealthy Chemical Exposures www.enewspf.com
Pediatricians commend Senators Lautenberg and Gillibrand’s efforts to prevent childhood exposures to toxic chemicals