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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Alaska Newsletter for Sunday May 10, 2020 ( 4 items )  

'Pflag Virtual Mother's Day Brunch' Celebrates Motherly Love, Live Online on Sunday, 5/10
WASHINGTON, May 8 -- PFLAG issued the following news release: On Mother's Day, Sunday, May 10, PFLAG National will air a celebration of motherly love, the "PFLAG Virtual Mother's Day Brunch" featuring Belinda Carlisle and James Duke Mason, Alaska, Alec Mapa, Ally Sheedy, Bright Light Bright Light, the "Boss Baby" JP Karliak, Rachel Mason and Karen Mason of the hit documentary CIRCUS OF BOOKS, OneUp Duo, Malia Civetz, "Boy Erased"author Garrard Conley and Martha Conley, PFLAG families, and more.  more

Direct Relief: Native Alaskan Villages, Once Devastated by Spanish Flu, Are Taking Action Against COVID-19
ANCHORAGE, Alaska, May 8 -- Direct Relief issued the following news on May 6: Located along the Kuskokwim River, situated about 310 miles west of the nearest city, Chuathbaluk is a small, quiet Alaskan village of about 95 people. Like many of Alaska's over 200 native villages, Chuathbaluk has no road system and can only be accessed by air or travel between the villages on the river. The people of Chuathbaluk live off the land around them, hunting, fishing, and helping each other. They are als  more

NTCA: Universal Broadband Act Aims to Ensure Sustainability of Essential Universal Service Initiatives
ARLINGTON, Virginia, May 6 -- NTCA-The Rural Broadband Association issued the following statement: NTCA-The Rural Broadband Association issued the following statement from Chief Executive Officer Shirley Bloomfield endorsing the "Universal Broadband Act" introduced by Reps. Collin Peterson (D-Minn.), Don Young (R-Alaska), T.J. Cox (D-Calif.), Jeff Van Drew (R-N.J.), Hal Rogers (R-Ky.), Ed Case (D-Hawaii), Angie Craig (D-Minn.), Frank Lucas (R-Okla.), Lou Correa (D-Calif.), and Vincente Gonzalez  more

Universities Space Research Association Announces 2020 Elections to Its Board and Council of Institutions Positions
COLUMBIA, Maryland, May 8 -- The Universities Space Research Association issued the following news release: Universities Space Research Association (USRA), an association of 111 universities, announces the election results from its annual meeting for its Board of Trustees and Council of Institutions. Dr. Renu Malhotra of the University of Arizona was elected to serve as Chair of the 113-member Council, Dr. Brian E. Gilchrist of the University of Michigan was elected Vice Chair of the Council, a  more