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Gibbs, House Votes to Protect Lake Erie
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 11:51 AM
Protecting the ecology and economy of Lake Erie and Northern Ohio got a much-needed boost after the House passed legislation to officially authorize a program that brings together stakeholders to protect the Great Lakes system.  The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Act enhances efforts to protect Lake Erie and the other Great Lakes, and now heads to the Senate for consideration.

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Portman Ramps Up Pressure on Commerce Department to Protect Ohio Workers on 04/27/16
Today, U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) sent a letter urging the Secretary of Commerce to protect Ohio workers by updating the tariff rates to better reflect market changes since an initial anti-dumping order in 2013 on imported Large Residential Washers (LRWs) from Korea.

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Brown, Blumenthal, Durbin Renew Call on FDA to Ban Retail Sale and Marketing of Deadly Pure, Bulk Powdered Caffeine on 04/27/16
Standing with families whose loved ones have died after using powdered caffeine, U.S. Sens. Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), and Dick Durbin (D-IL), along with the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), today renewed their call on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to ban the retail sale and marketing of pure, bulk powdered caffeine, which even in small doses can be deadly.

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Gibbs: Holding the IRS Accountable on 04/22/16
With Tax Day this past Monday and the sting of dealing with the Internal Revenue Service still fresh in the minds of millions of Americans, the House approved several bills to reform the government agency this week.  Following passage of two bills yesterday, the House voted on H.R. 3724, the Ensuring Integrity of the IRS Workforce Act this morning.  H.R. 3724 prevents the IRS from rehiring former employees who were fired for misconduct.
Science and Health

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Teen birth rates fall nearly 50 percent among Hispanic and black teens, dropping national teen birth rate to an all-time low
Friday, April 29, 2016 - 9:13 AM

Births among Hispanic and black teens have dropped by almost half since 2006, according to a new analysis published by CDC. This mirrors a substantial national decline: births to all American teenagers have dropped more than 40 percent within the past decade. Despite this progress, key challenges persist for many communities, according to the report.


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Evidence points to widespread loss of ocean oxygen by 2030s on 04/27/16

Climate change has caused a drop in the amount of oxygen dissolved in the oceans in some parts of the world, and those effects should become evident across large parts of the ocean between 2030 and 2040, according to a new study led by researchers at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, Colorado.


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Too much algae and too many microbes threaten coral reefs on 04/26/16

Coral reefs, the world's most productive and diverse marine ecosystems, rely on a masterful recycling system to stay healthy.


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FDA proposes ban on electrical stimulation devices intended to treat self-injurious or aggressive behavior on 04/25/16
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced a proposal to ban electrical stimulation devices (ESDs) used for self-injurious or aggressive behavior because they present an unreasonable and substantial risk to public health that cannot be corrected or eliminated through changes to the labeling.
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