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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Alabama Newsletter for Sunday October 06, 2019 ( 10 items )  

Alabama Farmers Federation: 4-H Launches 'The Center Of It All' Campaign
AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Alabama, Oct. 3 -- The Alabama Farmers Federation issued the following news: Alabama 4-H has experienced record-breaking enrollment for several years. Now with almost 180,000 young people involved in 4-H, the program is so large that students sometimes must wait to participate in science and camping programs at the 4-H Center located south of Birmingham. To respond to these challenges, the Alabama 4-H Foundation today announced "The Center Of It All," a capital campaign for  more

American Society for Reproductive Medicine 75th Anniversary Gala Sold Out
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama, Sept. 30 -- The American Society for Reproductive Medicine issued the following news release: The ASRM 75th Anniversary Gala to be held in Philadelphia on October 13th is completely sold out. We look forward to this very special event. If you were unable to get a ticket for this year's gala, stay tuned for information on a similar event at the ASRM 2020 Scientific Congress & Expo in Portland. The Gala is a fund raiser for the ASRM Research Institute. You can still support  more

Community Foundation Announces 2019 Community Philanthropy Awards
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama, Oct. 1 -- The Community Foundation of Huntsville/Madison County issued the following news: The tenth annual Summit on Philanthropy held on Tuesday September 10th at The Westin Huntsville celebrated and inspired local generosity, including honoring six recipients with the Community Foundation of Greater Huntsville's Community Philanthropy Awards. These awards are presented annually to honor individuals, families, and companies who exemplify the spirit of generosity in our c  more

Dauphin Island Sea Lab: C-CAT Wins Golden Ticket at 2nd Annual Forks and Corks Seafood and Science Gala
DAUPHIN ISLAND, Alabama, Sept. 27 -- Dauphin Island Sea Lab issued the following news: The 2nd Annual Forks and Corks Seafood and Science Gala was a packed evening at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab's public aquarium. Eight schools from Baldwin and Mobile County participated in this year's event. Citronelle Center for Advanced Technology is the proud winner of the 2020 Golden Ticket to the World Food Championship with their first place dish of Shrimp Tapas with a Mango Shooter. Foley High School e  more

Friends Committee on National Legislation: Eight States Now on Both Hungriest and Poorest Lists
WASHINGTON, Oct. 3 -- The Friends Committee on National Legislation issued the following news release: Eight states now rank in the top ten as both the hungriest and poorest in the country, according to recently released government data. New Mexico, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Kentucky, and West Virginia were on both lists in 2017. Now, for 2018, Oklahoma has joined their ranks. While there have been reductions in national poverty and hunger rates, the recent Census and Agricult  more

Lucky Escape During Dog-Tackling Incident Prompts PETA Appeal to Mississippi State University
NORFOLK, Virginia, Oct. 1 -- People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals issued the following news release: * * * - After Football Player Collides With Bulldog, Group Calls Time Out for Use of Live Mascots * * * During Mississippi State University's (MSU) game at Jordan-Hare Stadium in Auburn, Alabama, this past Saturday, an Auburn football player collided with Jak, the dog used as MSU's live mascot, Bully the Bulldog--so today, PETA sent a letter urging the university to retire Jak and pled  more

Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund Statement on Filing of Cross-Claim in Alabama Reapportionment Case
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama, Oct. 1 -- The Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund issued the following news release: Latino voters are asking a federal judge in Alabama to declare that Congressional apportionment must be determined by the total population residing in the United States, as actually enumerated in the upcoming 2020 Census, according to a cross-claim filed Tuesday. MALDEF (Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund) filed the cross-claim on behalf of Latino registered   more

Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium: Business Leaders Invited to Continuity Workshop
OCEAN SPRINGS, Mississippi, Oct. 4 -- The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium issued the following news: As a follow-up to completing the Coastal Community Resilience Index, the city of Ocean Springs determined they wanted to invest time and energy into business continuity planning. The city has been working with the local Chamber of Commerce to identify standards for business continuity plans and is offering a business continuity workshop on Tuesday, Oct. 15, at the Ocean Springs Communit  more

Research Provides New Method to Detect Woody Breast Fillets
TUCKER, Georgia, Oct. 3 -- The U.S. Poultry and Egg Association issued the following news release: US POULTRY and the US POULTRY Foundation announce the completion of a funded research project at Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama, in which researchers found a new method to detect woody breast fillets. The research was made possible in part by an endowing Foundation gift from Claxton Poultry and is part of the Association's comprehensive research program encompassing all phases of poultry a  more

Strong Support in Alabama CD-2 for Term Limits on Congress
WASHINGTON, Oct. 3 -- U.S. Term Limits issued the following news release: U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the non-partisan national movement to limit terms for elected officials, praises candidate and former Attorney General Troy King, 2020 U.S. House candidate for Alabama (district 2), for signing the pledge for an amendment to term limit Congress. Previously, candidates Will Dismukes and Barry Moore also signed the pledge. These candidates are in the race for the Congressional seat U.S  more