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The Team Shawnie Advocacy Group Unveils Bill To Protect Children With Disabilities: Bill H. 132 (Shawnie Bill)

eNewsChannels NEWS: -- The Team Shawnie Advocacy Group, an over-watch children's advocate agency based in Seekonk, MA, has been working vigorously alongside State Representative, Steven Howitt (R), Bristol County to implement Bill H. 132 (Shawnie Bill) that would close loopholes in our Mental Health Care system in Massachusetts. Because of these loopholes, abuse of incapacitated children and adolescents occur daily.

BeingwellCA Announces Mental Health Awareness License Plate Winning Design (SB1223)

eNewsChannels NEWS: -- BeingwellCA, a California 501(c)(3), submitted the initial design for the Mental Health Awareness License Plate to California Department of Education for DMV review.

California Organization Drafts Bill to Fix Health and Safety Code for ‘Body Autonomy’

eNewsChannels NEWS: -- In an effort to protect the right to body autonomy, California Health Coalition Advocacy (CHCA) has drafted legislation that would protect the right to refuse a long list of medical and non-medical interventions issued by the California Department of Public Health and Governor Newsom.

Keep Our Seniors Safe Act Signed by California Governor Newsom

eNewsChannels NEWS: -- Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) announces that California Governor Newsom signed the Keep Our Seniors Safe Act, a part of SB 172 (Portantino) which was signed into law on 12 October, 2019.

Florida Distillers Go to Capitol Hill to Urge Support for Spirits Tax Cut Bill (H.R. 1175/S. 362)

eNewsChannels NEWS: -- The St. Augustine Distillery joined two Florida distillers along with more than 150 craft distillers from around the country who gathered in Washington, D.C. from July 22 through July 24 for the distilled spirits industry's 10th Annual Public Policy Conference, co-hosted by the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States and the American Craft Spirits Association (ACSA).

Commonwealth Energy Jobs Will Be Easier to Find for Virginians After Enactment of HB2008 / SB1348

eNewsChannels NEWS: -- Energy sector jobs will be easier to find following Governor Northam's approval of HB2008 / SB1348 earlier this year. The legislation creates a 17th Energy Career Cluster in the state's education system, says the Virginia Energy Workforce Consortium. An Energy Career Cluster will introduce students to career opportunities in energy and focus their education on the jobs needed to meet the industry's growing workforce needs.

Florida Legislature Takes Ground-Breaking Steps Towards Solving the Opioid Crisis in the State

eNewsChannels NEWS: -- In an effort to combat the opioid epidemic, which just seems to be getting worse, the Florida legislature took proactive steps in fighting this deadly problem during this year's 2019 legislative session, The Florida Society for Doctors of Oriental Medicine announced today.

SECURE Act of 2019 – New Bill Targets Employer-Sponsored Retirement Plans

eNewsChannels NEWS: -- Independent, full-service employee benefits consulting firm Strategic Benefits Advisors (SBA) issued a statement today informing employers that bipartisan legislation currently pending could significantly revise the rules for employer-sponsored retirement plans.

Bipartisan Legislation Introduced in Honor of Child Lost to SUDC: Scarlett’s Sunshine on Sudden Unexpected Death Act

eNewsChannels NEWS: -- The SUDC Foundation is pleased to support Scarlett's Sunshine on Sudden Unexpected Death Act, legislation reintroduced by U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA), Johnny Isakson (R-GA), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Doug Jones (D-AL) and U.S. Representatives Gwen Moore (WI-04), Tom Cole (OK-04) and Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03) to combat sudden, unexpected infant and child deaths.

Keep Our Seniors Safe Act Passes Senate Committee – Portantino’s Senate Bill 172

eNewsChannels NEWS: -- Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) announces its collaboration and partnership with California State Senator Anthony Portantino (D, SD 25) in the drafting of Senate Bill 172 Firearms, enhancing safe storage protections for the two most vulnerable populations in our society: the elderly and children.

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