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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Pennsylvania Newsletter for Wednesday May 31, 2023 ( 6 items )  

ASTM International Announces Next Step in Digital Workflow Functionality With Compass Points
WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pennsylvania, May 31 (TNSres) -- ASTM International, formerly the American Society for Testing and Materials, which develops and publishes voluntary consensus technical standards for materials, products, systems and services, issued the following news release: Global standards organization, ASTM International, announced its newest innovation in improving digital workflow functionality through its new Compass Points tool. Compass Points is an online tool that provides users w  more

COGR Responds to OSTP Request for Information: NSPM 33 Research Security Programs Standard Requirement
WASHINGTON, May 31 (TNStalk) -- The Council on Governmental Relations issued the following letter on May 30, 2023: * * * To: Office of Science & Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President, Eisenhower Executive Office Building, 1650 Pennsylvania Ave., Washington, D.C. 20504 RE: Request for Information; NSPM 33 Research Security Programs Standard Requirement (88 FR 14187) To Whom It May Concern: COGR is an association of over 200 public and private U.S. research universities and aff  more

Delaware Riverkeeper Network: Biden's Debt-Deal Sacrifices the Environment, Youth, Those on the Frontlines of Environmental & Social Suffering
BRISTOL, Pennsylvania, May 30 (TNStalk) -- The Delaware Riverkeeper Network issued the following statement on May 29, 2023, by Leader Maya K. van Rossum. Rossum is also the Delaware Riverkeeper and founder of the national Green Amendments for the Generations movement. * * * The "Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2023" is a colossal abuse of power and a gift giveaway to industry and conservative political interests at the expense of real people, communities, our environment and the safety of future  more

First Five Years Fund Fact Sheets: Child Care & Development Block Grant in Pennsylvania
WASHINGTON, May 31 (TNSres) -- First Five Years Fund, an organization that advances ways to increase access to high-quality early childhood education for children from low-income families, issued the following fact sheet: * * * Child Care & Development Block Grant in Pennsylvania The Child Care & Development Block Grant (CCDBG) is the primary federal grant program that allows states to provide child care assistance to low-income working families with children under age 13. The majority of the  more

Free Press: Local Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Watchdog Gives The Philadelphia Inquirer a Vote of No Confidence
PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, May 31 -- Free Press, an advocacy group that is part of the media reform or media democracy movement, issued the following news release and letter on May 30, 2023: On Tuesday, Free Press joined with allies in the Journalism Accountability Watchdog Network (JAWN) to give a vote of no confidence to The Philadelphia Inquirer after the newspaper failed to address numerous diversity, equity and inclusion issues and improve coverage of the city's BIPOC communities. In a l  more

SAE International and Wiley Partner to Support the Global Mobility Industry With Sustainability-Focused Career Center
WARRENDALE, Pennsylvania, May 31 (TNSpp) -- SAE International issued the following news: SAE International, a recognized leader in connecting and educating mobility professionals to enable safe, clean, and accessible mobility solutions, and Wiley, one of the world's largest publishers and a global leader in scientific research and career-connected education, are proud to announce a new partnership to reinvent the premier career center for professionals pursuing a career in sustainable mobility.  more