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Tuesday | Cosmetics Design

US gov passes bill to speed up FDA sunscreen approvals

The U.S. House of Representatives has finally passed a bill that will streamline the process for reviewing and approving ingredients in sunscreen products.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Ed Whitfield, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Dingell, US Senate, Johnny Isakson

Tuesday | Fox News

House passes bill to speed FDA's sunscreen approvals

The House passed legislation Monday to require the Food and Drug Administration to speed approval of new types of sunscreen in the wake of a regulatory backlog that has stalled their introduction.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Skin Cancer, Health, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Johnny Isakson, Democrat

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Narragansett Times

Efforts continue to get RI fishermen a seat on MAFMC

For nearly a decade Rhode Island has been trying to obtain a seat on the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Rhode Island, Rhode Island Government

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

News briefs from around Tennessee at 1:58 a.m. EDT

The government should clarify federal rules about bringing musical instruments on to commercial flights as carry-on luggage, U.S. Sen. Jack Reed said, after a report of problems encountered by a band flying to Rhode Island for the Newport Folk Festival.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, IGN Entertainment, Tennessee, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, us Travel, Travel

WLNE-TV Providence

95-year-old veteran finally gets medals

Percy Wilson was presented with numerous medals Friday at a ceremony in U.S. Sen. Jack Reed's Cranston office.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Stereogum

Senator Seeks Clarification Of Carry-On Rules After Deer Tick Frontman Is Denied Aboard Plane

Deer Tick frontman John McCauley ran into some airport troubles last week after he tried to catch a flight to the Newport Folk Festival.

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Related Topix: Newport Folk Festival, Country, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Common Dreams

The Terrorism Risk Insurance Act, Brought to You by Wall Street, Real ...

The Terrorism Risk Insurance Act, first passed in the aftermath of 9/11 to relieve insurers of deep losses in connection with terrorist acts, was reauthorized easily in the Senate last week.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Roy Blunt, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Roy Blunt

Sat Jul 26, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

Clear rules sought for musical items on planes

A U.S. senator from Rhode Island is calling on the government to clarify federal rules about bringing musical instruments on to commercial flights as carry-on luggage.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Deer Tick

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Chariho Times

HUD grant approved for Churchwoods

After several false starts, Churchwoods, a 24-unit senior affordable housing development, has been approved as part of the second round of Rhode Island's disaster recovery action plan through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Washington County, RI

OpenSecrets

The Terrorism Risk Insurance Act, Brought To You By Wall Street, Real ...

The Terrorism Risk Insurance Act, first passed in the aftermath of 9/11 to relieve insurers of deep losses in connection with terrorist acts, was reauthorized easily in the Senate last week.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Roy Blunt, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Roy Blunt

Patch.com

RI One Step Closer to Seat on Mid-Atlantic Fishery Council

U.S. Senator Jack Reed's efforts to give Rhode Island a seat at the table of the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council got a major boost this week when it was included in the latest version of the Senate Commerce Committee's draft Magnuson-Stevens Act reauthorization bill.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Begich

Tue Jul 22, 2014

American Library Association

ALA applauds presidential signing of the workforce bill

Today, President Barack Obama will sign the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, a bill that will open access to federal funding support to public libraries for effective job training and job search programs.

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Related Topix: Libraries, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat, Rush Holt, US House of Representatives

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

NE Tech starts Shipbuilding and Marine Institute

New England Institute of Technology launched their Shipbuilding Marine and Advanced Manufacturing Institute or Sami Monday morning.

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Related Topix: New England Institute of Technology, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Nation

US commander expresses reservations over NW op

US commander General Joseph Dunford, who is leading the Nato-led forces in Afghanistan, told Congress that he has reservations about the overall effectiveness of the army operations in North Waziristan.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US News, Pakistan, US Military, US Marine Corps, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, John McCain, Republican

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Examiner.com

Merkel and Germany: The weakest link

Senator Jack Reed says he believes the U.S.'s NATO allies could put more resources on the table to send a signal to Russia that military options are available in Ukraine.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Angela Merkel

Thu Jul 17, 2014

National Journal

Is It Time to Declare the Death of Emergency Unemployment Insurance?

Democrats in Congress and a handful of Republican senators have strived over the last seven months to renew emergency unemployment benefits for the millions of American workers who have been living without a job for more than six months.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Dean Heller, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Dean Heller, Representative Kevin McCarthy, John Boehner, Democrat

HAPPI/Household & PP Industry

Sunscreen Innovation Act\nMoves Through Congress

Brighter days may be ahead for the US sun care market and the companies that supply actives in these formulas.

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Related Topix: Sundown, Bullfrog, Sunscreens (generic), Medicine, Law, Healthcare Law, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ed Whitfield, US Politics, Democrat, John Dingell, US Senate, Johnny Isakson

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Examiner.com

Reid open to adding unemployment extension to Obama's emergency spending bill

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid responded that he is open to Sen. Jack Reed's request to add the unemployment benefits extension or any ammendment to the border crisis emergency spending bill, July 10, 2014 After Senator Jack Reed, D-RI issued a statement on Thursday, July 10, 2014 that the long-term unemployment benefits extension should be ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Harry Reid, Republican, Senator Dean Heller, Representative Dean Heller, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama

Switched

Congress Takes From Unemployment Extension To Give To Highway Trust Fund

On Tuesday, the House of Representatives took another bite, approving a federal highway funding bill with a cost-cutting provision that had been part of legislation for the long-term jobless.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Senator Dean Heller, Representative Dean Heller, US House of Representatives, John Boehner

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Examiner.com

Reed wants unemployment extension added to Obama border crisis spending bill

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is not open to adding the unemployment benefits extension or any ammendment to the border crisis emergency spending bill as Sen. Jack Reed wants, July 10, 2014 Although Sens. Jack Reed, D-RI and Dean Heller, R-NV just released their own new version of a bill to extend long-term unemployment benefits for over 3 ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Harry Reid, Representative Dean Heller, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Dean Heller, Barack Obama

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