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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving New Hampshire Newsletter for Sunday November 17, 2019 ( 6 items )  

American Atheists Issues Statement on Introduction of Put Patients First Act
CRANFORD, New Jersey, Nov. 12 -- American Atheists issued the following statement by President Nick Fish in response to the introduction of the Put Patients First Act by Reps. Barbara Lee, D-California; Chris Pappas, D-New Hampshire, and Sen. Patty Murray, D-Washington: * * * - "Put Patients First Act" Would Protect Americans from Health Care Providers' Personal Religious Beliefs * * * "Religious dogma is no excuse to put patients' lives at risk. We thank Reps. Lee and Pappas and Senator Mur  more

Americans United for Separation of Church Issues Statement on Introduction of Put Patients First Act
WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 -- Americans United for Separation of Church and State issued the following statement by President and CEO Rachel Laser in response to Reps. Barbara Lee, D-California; Chris Pappas, D-New Hampshire, and Sen. Patty Murray, D-Washington, planning to introduce the Put Patients First Act, which would protect patients' health by blocking the Trump's administration's dangerous Denial of Care Rule that invites all health care workers to deny care to any patient on the basis of relig  more

Biden Holds Slight Lead in New Hampshire Dem Primary, Quinnipiac University Poll Finds
HAMDEN, Connecticut, Nov. 11 -- The Quinnipiac University Polling Institute issued the following news release: With less than 100 days to go, former Vice President Joe Biden has an edge in New Hampshire's Democratic primary for president, according to a Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pea-ack) University poll released today. Biden receives support from 20 percent of New Hampshire likely Democratic primary voters, with Senator Elizabeth Warren getting 16 percent, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg getting 15 p  more

Broadband Forum and UNH-IOL Gfast Certifications Continue to Grow Driven by 212 MHz Profile
FREMONT, California, Nov. 12 -- The Broadband Forum issued the following news release: Broadband Forum today announced that ADTRAN, Broadcom, Cisco, and Nokia have joined the expanding list of companies and equipment to have successfully completed its Gfast certification program, including its new 212 MHz certification. These additions widen the options available for carriers to confidently deploy Gfast technology globally. This series of certifications was recently completed at Broadband Foru  more

Council of Chief State School Officers: State Chiefs Named to the National Assessment Governing Board
WASHINGTON, Nov. 13 -- The Council of Chief State School Officers issued the following news release: The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) congratulates Mississippi Superintendent Carey Wright and New Hampshire Education Commissioner Frank Edelblut on their appointments to the National Assessment Governing Board. The board is an independent, nonpartisan body with 26 members created by Congress to set policy for the National Assessment of Educational Progress - the assessment commo  more

Successful Collaboration of Community- and State-Based Heart Disease Prevention Programs Focused on Health Disparities and Equity
DALLAS, Texas, Nov. 11 -- The American Heart Association issued the following news release: A consortium that coordinates the efforts of local and regional cardiovascular disease prevention programs helped states achieve major goals for eliminating health disparities, according to preliminary research to be presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2019 -- November 16-18 in Philadelphia. The Association's Scientific Sessions is an annual, premier global exchange of the l  more