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FDA tells food industry to phase out trans fats

...those ingredients would be allowed unless FDA specifically approves them.The advocacy group Center for Science in the Public Interest first petitioned FDA to ban trans fats 11 years ago. The group's director, Michael Jacobson, says the decision...
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The State needs legislative leadership

...mortgages, buy groceries, raise families and volunteer in the community, to support and elect candidates who value the public interest and work for the common good. This should be the 'North Star' that guides our elected officials.Peter Freer...
Michael Allan McIntosh

...grants that the Foundation has awarded to support the work of non-profit groups, Michael's deep commitment to the public interest is well illustrated by his service on other boards as well. His past board memberships include the Medgar Evers...
In the public interest?

...public's business with courtesy and professionalism. Is this how they show it? Not likely. How all this serves the public interest is beyond us. It just makes us wince.
DADT repeal not in the public interest

...has turned the United States military into a new front for social and cultural experimentation. This is not in the public interest. Stealing the language of the civil rights movement, homosexual activists have succeeded in making a flawed comparison...
Bill caps legal fees for suits in the public interest

...municipalities must pay under lawsuits deemed to be in the public interest. Opponents of the plan said the bill would have...for those who win cases involving issues that serve the public interest and do not benefit an individual financially. Murkowski's...
The overreach of executive power

The public interest is no longer being served by Alaska's natural resources permitting...proposed under Administrative Order 266.Other ideas to protect the public interest in permitting decisions include:1. Providing for coordinated project...
Trouble in Paradise makes ABC not so easy

...Board, the businesses "appeared to be equally in the public interest."Email and telephone requests for comment from...conclude that Paradise's application is more in the public interest than Lunchbox's. No reason exists to not grant...
Letter: Political games are bad for our health, but we need to take care of those in less fortunate circumstances.I trust Gov. Walker's commitment to the public interest and count on his ability to gain Legislative support for this important healthcare measure, of which the majority...
My Turn: A fix in search of a law

...window. All you have is one other political method of selection of your judges." Third, the suggestion that the public interest was undermined when the Chief Justice voted in agreement with lawyer members instead of public members in the five...


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