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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Kentucky Newsletter for Sunday August 11, 2019 ( 11 items )  

Annual Ecological Society of America Meeting Draws Battelle Scientists Conducting the NEON Program
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky, Aug. 8 -- Battelle, a nonprofit research and development organization, issued the following news release: * * * - New Data and Discoveries Enabled by the National Science Foundation's National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) to be Shared at Prestigious Conference * * * As the nation's ecologists gather in Kentucky next week, a group from the Battelle-managed NEON program are energized now that the network has been built and is generating data that are shared with   more

Congressman John Yarmuth Selected as 2019 Ecological Society Regional Policy Award Winner
WASHINGTON, Aug. 6 -- The Ecological Society of America issued the following news release: Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, the Ecological Society of America (ESA) will present its 12th annual Regional Policy Award to Representative John Yarmuth, who represents Kentucky's third congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives, during the Society's Annual Meeting in Louisville, Kentucky. The ESA award recognizes an elected or appointed local policymaker whose record reflects the use of ecologic  more

Ecological Society: Inaugural National Biodiversity Championship Kicks Off in Louisville, Kentucky
WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 -- The Ecological Society of America issued the following news release: * * * - 104th Annual Meeting: Bridging Communities and Ecosystems: Inclusion as an Ecological Imperative * * * The first National Biodiversity Championship will be conducted this year in Louisville, Kentucky, August 11 - August 14, concurrent with the 2019 Annual Meeting for the Ecological Society of America. It is organized by ESA's Natural History Section, who is calling on all observers, naturalists  more

International Spa Association Hosts 25th Annual Media Event
LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Aug. 8 -- The International Spa Association issued the following news release: On August 6, 2019, the International SPA Association (ISPA) hosted its 25th annual ISPA Media Event at Gotham Hall in New York City. Sixteen spa and product companies showcased their latest innovations to over 100 media representatives from such outlets as the Associated Press, The New York Times, NBC, People and FOX News. "ISPA is honored to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the ISPA Media Even  more

International Spa Association Industry Reaches Record-Setting 18.3 Billion Dollar Revenue Mark
LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Aug. 8 -- The International Spa Association issued the following news release: The International SPA Association (ISPA) released it annual findings of the celebratory twentieth anniversary edition of the ISPA US Spa Industry Study, marking nine years of steady growth while once again showing increases in all key financial indicators. The ISPA Foundation commissioned PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) to conduct the study which presents what is known as the "Big Five" spa statist  more

Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine Issues 14 Research Articles in July-August 2019 Edition
LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Aug. 8 -- The Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine published 14 research articles on the following topics in its July-August 2019 edition: * A Successful Walk-In Psychiatric Model for Integrated Care * Adults with Housing Insecurity Have Worse Access to Primary and Preventive Care * Effect of Electronic Cigarettes on Smoking Reduction and Cessation in Korean Male Smokers: A Randomized Controlled Study * Effect of Retail Clinic Use on Continuity of Care Among   more

McKinzie Closes in on Leader Bricks and Mortar in National Thoroughbred Racing Association Top Thoroughbred Poll
LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Aug. 5 -- The National Thoroughbred Racing Association issued the following news: Multiple Grade 1 winner Bricks and Mortar continues to hold the lead spot in the NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll heading into his expected start in the Grade 1 Arlington Million, but McKinzie's sublime victory in the Grade 1 Whitney Stakes August 3 has allowed the son of Street Sense to narrow the gap on the Chad Brown-trained runner. Bricks and Mortar, who has held the No. 1 position in the poll   more

National Thoroughbred Racing Association Weekend Stakes Rundown: Turf Stars Out in Abundance at Arlington, Saratoga
LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Aug. 9 -- The National Thoroughbred Racing Association issued the following news: Each week, the NTRA will provide a guide to the best stakes races in North America and beyond. Races are listed in chronological order (all times Eastern). Full previews when available can be found through the link for each race. Titans of the turf will be in the spotlight this weekend as the Grade 1 Arlington Million headlines a trio of top-level grass tests at Arlington International Raceco  more

National Tour Association: National Park Service Releases Latest Info on New Fees, Requirements
LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Aug. 9 -- The National Tour Association issued the following news release: The National Park Service has released more information about changes that will affect tour operators starting this fall. For more than a year, NTA has worked in concert with other tour and motorcoach associations to gather detailed information from NPS in regard to its new policies for commercial use authorizations--as well as the new entrance fees at all NPS-managed sites. "During a series of meet  more

Republican Attorneys General Association: Greg Stumbo's Deafening Silence
WASHINGTON, Aug. 9 -- The Republican Attorneys General Association issued the following news release: Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA) Executive Director Adam Piper continued RAGA's call for the Democratic Attorneys General Association and it's Kentucky nominee, Greg Stumbo, to condemn the intolerant attacks on Daniel Cameron, the Republican nominee for Kentucky Attorney General. For six days, Stumbo has refused to apologize to Daniel Cameron, a black Republican, for calling him  more

Tennessee Electric Cooperative Association: Conover Recognized by Colleagues
NASHVILLE, Tennessee, Aug. 7 -- The Tennessee Electric Cooperative Association issued the following news: American Mainstreet Publications presented The Tennessee Magazine editor Robin Conover with the Lynne Christenson Award of Excellence at the organization's annual meeting this week in Alabama. American Mainstreet Publications is an advertising cooperative owned by electric co-op statewide publications. The Lynne Christenson Award of Excellence is presented to an AMP member who exemplifies   more