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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Indiana Newsletter for Sunday December 01, 2019 ( 9 items )  

20 Years in the Making: Brady Campaign Applauds Indiana Supreme Court Decision Allowing Landmark City Lawsuit to Proceed Against Gun Industry
WASHINGTON, Nov. 26 -- The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence issued the following news release: After two decades, the city of Gary, Indiana, will move forward with its lawsuit against the gun industry for its role in fueling the public health epidemic caused by gun violence. "Being duly advised, the Court DENIES the petition to transfer" signed Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Loretta H. Rush, denying a petition from the gun industry to review and reverse a ruling from the Court of App  more

Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health: IU Bloomington - Dr. Evan Mayo-Wilson Awarded $146,087 for RIAT Initiative
WASHINGTON, Nov. 27 -- The Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health issued the following member research from involving (School): Dr. Evan Mayo-Wilson, an associate professor at the Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington, has been awarded $146,087 by the Restoring Invisible and Abandoned Trials (RIAT) Initiative. Supported by the Laura and John Arnold Foundation, the RIAT Initiative focuses on the reanalysis and publication of clinical trial results that have not bee  more

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International Schedules Events
TAMPA, Florida, Nov. 27 -- The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International has announced the following events: * * * Middle East Summit: December 9-10, 2019, Dubai Deans Conference; February 2-4, 2020, Nashville, Tennessee B-School Communications and Development Symposium: March 4-6, 2020, Washington D.C. Assessment and Impact Conference: March 19-21, 2020, Houston, Texas International Conference and Annual Meeting: April 26-28, 2020, Denver, Colorado Graduate  more

Center for Biological Diversity: Court Orders Trump's EPA to Curb Asthma-Causing Pollutant in Michigan, Pennsylvania, Six Other States
OAKLAND, California, Nov. 26 -- The Center for Biological Diversity issued the following news release: A federal district court in California today ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to stop illegally delaying plans for cleaning up asthma-causing sulfur dioxide pollution in portions of eight states where millions of people live. Today's court order covers Detroit, Pittsburgh and another part of Pennsylvania, and areas in Arizona, Indiana, Iowa, Ohio, West Virginia and Wisconsin. It se  more

NFHS Awards Citations to Eight Athletic Directors
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Nov. 26 -- The National Federation of State High School Association issued the following news release: The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) will award NFHS Citations to eight high school athletic directors December 16 in National Harbor, Maryland, during luncheon festivities at the 50th annual National Athletic Directors Conference sponsored jointly by the NFHS and the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA). NFHS   more

Rachel Hathaway Named Teach Plus Indiana Executive Director
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Nov. 25 -- Teach Plus, a 501(c)3 non-profit that empowers excellent, experienced teachers to take leadership over key policy and practice issues that affect their students' success, issued the following news release: Teach Plus, a national nonprofit that empowers teachers to lead improvements in education policy and practice, has announced that Rachel Hathaway has been named Executive Director of Teach Plus Indiana. In this role, Hathaway will lead Teach Plus' policy, pra  more

Society of Professional Journalists: Carbajal, Mirfendereski Appointed to SPJ Board of Directors for 2019-20
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Nov. 26 -- The Society of Professional Journalists issued the following news: The Society of Professional Journalists Board of Directors has selected its two appointees for the 2019-20 year. Erica Carbajal (right) is a senior at DePaul University in Chicago studying broadcast journalism. She's the current president of the SPJ chapter at DePaul and editor-in-chief for its Odyssey online team. After graduating in June 2020, Carbajal hopes to work as a television reporter.   more

United Soccer Coaches: Women's MAC Hermann Trophy Semifinalists Announced
KANSAS CITY, Missouri, Nov. 26 -- United Soccer Coaches issued the following news: United Soccer Coaches and the Missouri Athletic Club (MAC) have announced the 15 women's semifinalists for the 2019 MAC Hermann Trophy, based on voting by NCAA Division I women's soccer coaches. The MAC Hermann Trophy, presented by World Wide Technology, is the most coveted individual honor in NCAA Division I soccer and has been awarded annually since 1967. Most recently, Catarina Macario (Stanford) and Andrew G  more

USW: Chinese Transit Poses National Security Risk
PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania, Nov. 25 -- The United Steelworkers issued the following news release: The United Steelworkers (USW) stands behind the well-researched and documented work of independent investigators as well as its partner organizations regarding the state-influenced and state-supported transit companies from China. The USW is the largest manufacturing union in North America and represents workers throughout the supply chain of every major manufactured product in the country. Whether   more