Citations with the tag: PETITIONS
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- ON THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL….
// Community Care; 7/20/2006, Issue 1632, p8
The article reports that Community Care acting editor Mark Ivory has filed a petition to the British Department of Health as part of the Stand Up for Social Care campaign, which calls for more resources for social care and proper recognition of its essential role in the vision of services set...
- The Dutch Evangelical Alliance.
// America; 2/25/1911, Vol. 4 Issue 20, p469
The article reports on the protest petitioned by the Dutch Evangelical Alliance to the Queen of Holland due to some Portuguese Jesuits who were driven away from their country and sought hospitable disposition in Holland. It is indicated that the argument is too petty to earn any attention and...
- Prop. 112 is officially certified as defeated.
// Inside Tucson Business; 1/7/2011, Vol. 20 Issue 32, p4
The article reports on the move of the voters in Tucson, Arizona, to reject Proposition 112 that would changed the deadline for filing petitions for ballot initiatives.
- Strabag victory.
// International Construction; Dec2009, Vol. 48 Issue 10, p10
The article reports that the Russian Anti-monopoly Commission has rejected the petition filed by the Moscow Building Authority to revoke the operating licence of Strabag SE in the country.
- Change sought in sewer plant discharge rules.
Smith, Glynis Crawford // Burnet Bulletin (Texas); 7/29/2009, Vol. 137 Issue 30, p1A
The article reports on a petition to change the rules relative to releasing discharge from wastewater treatment plants into the watershed in Burnet County, Texas.
- Judicial review of petitions.
Farina, Cynthia // Administrative Law Review; Summer96, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p355
Presents a judicial review of petitions in the United States. Senate bill 343 (S. 343) concerning denial of a petition; Speculation of the impact of S. 343 on the arbitrary and capricious review in rulemaking; Expansion of the nature of the agency's obligation; Requirement of the agency to give...
- Open-source petition.
Farina, Cynthia // IEEE Software; Jan/Feb99, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p125
Focuses on a petition launched by a group of software professionals that asks the United States government to evaluate open-source software. Background on the petition.
- Gay Man Can Hold Hospital Accountable for Partner's Death.
Ferrero, Eric // Lesbian News; Feb2003, Vol. 28 Issue 7, p12
Reports on various cases of homosexuals filing suit against those responsible for his or her partner's death. Details of a case in New York where a gay man sues a hospital in Manhattan, New York for his partner's death due to medical negligence; Reason why a gay men cannot sue for his partner's...
- Liquor sales petitions fail in Meridian, Iredell.
Ferrero, Eric // Lakelander (Whitney, TX); 2/27/2008, Vol. 22 Issue 9, p8
The article reports that petitions calling for local option elections for the sale of alcohol in the cities of Meridian and Iredell in Bosque County, Texas have failed.
- FairFuel: 4,000 signatures to go.
Ferrero, Eric // Commercial Motor; 9/29/2011, Vol. 216 Issue 5452, p7
The article reports that the company FairFuelUK can trigger a full Parliamentary debate on high fuel prices if it can get just over 4,000 signatures to its government e-petition in Great Britain.
- HILCO board recall sought.
Ferrero, Eric // Lakelander (Whitney, TX); 6/6/2007, Vol. 21 Issue 23, p1
The article reports on the petition of group of concerned HILCO Electric Cooperative members, to call for a special meeting aimed to recall four directors they allege are not acting in the best interest of the utility.
- FairFuelUK calls for support as Chancellor dithers over duty.
Ferrero, Eric // Commercial Motor; 2/3/2011, Vol. 214 Issue 5418, p7
The article presents information on FairFuelUK's petition to convince the government of Great Britain, on fuel duty rise in April 2011.
- California Fishermen Go To Court Over Island Closures.
Ferrero, Eric // Salt Water Sportsman; Mar2003, Vol. 64 Issue 3, p42
Focuses on a petition filed by a coalition of commercial and recreational fishing groups against the California Fish and Game Commission and the Department of Fish and Game to halt massive closures at the Channel Islands, as of March 2003.
- Londonderry recycling plan raises residents' hackles.
Ferrero, Eric // New Hampshire Business Review; 9/19/2003, Vol. 25 Issue 20, p4A
Focuses on the petition filed by the residents of Londonderry against the proposed recycling center in New Hampshire. Collection of solid waste; Advantages and disadvantages of recycling waste materials; Area of the facility.
- Growth vote possible.
James, Libby // Colorado Business Magazine; Feb98, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p51
Reports the possibility that a measure limiting growth in the Estes Park will go to voters for approval. Petition filed by Patrick Cipolla on building permits; Options of the town board should Cipolla obtain the required number of signature.
- Frogs may hurdle red tape.
Frank, Matthew // Missoula Independent; 1/28/2010, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p7
The article focuses on the issue on a petition that allows the Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks (FWP) to sell three exotic wildlife species as pets.
- Payday loan petition approved for signatures.
Frank, Matthew // Southern Illinois Labor Tribune; 8/18/2011, Vol. 75 Issue 3, p3
The article reports on a statewide initiative petition launched by Missourians for Responsible Lending to cap annual interest rates at 36 percent for payday and other small loans.
- Arizona's Secretary of State Nixes Petition for Vote on Tax Extension.
Williamson, Richard // Bond Buyer; 6/27/2012, Vol. 380 Issue 33738, p5
The article reports that Ken Bennett, Arizona's secretary of state, has rejected petitions for a November 6, 2012 vote regarding the extension of a one-cent sales tax, however petitioners may challenge his ruling in court.
- Silence in the Swan.
Coffin, Jackie // Missoula Independent; 6/14/2012, Vol. 23 Issue 24, p6
The article presents information on a petition regarding opposition to the salary cut of Bob Green, music director of Seeley-Swan High School and Swan Valley Elementary School in Swan River Valley, Montana.
- CGA Objects to Alcohol-Sales Advisory.
Coffin, Jackie // Supermarket News Exclusive Insight; 12/29/2011, p2
The article reports that the California Grocers Association has filed a petition for a stay on the California Alcoholic Beverage Control Industry on claims that it violates the California Administrative Procedure Act.
- Kodak files voluntary petitions for business reorganisation.
Coffin, Jackie // Engineer (Online Edition); 1/23/2012, p8
A report on voluntary petitions which Eastman Kodak Company and its US subsidiaries have filed in the US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York for chapter 11 business reorganisation is presented.
- Property assessment re-classifications merit review.
Stawski, Steven K. // Grand Rapids Business Journal; 9/27/2010, Vol. 28 Issue 40, p12
The author considers petitions received by the Michigan Department of Treasury for the reclassification of property assessment across the state.
- Petition submissions nearing 1000 mark on gas price pain and MTA anger.
Stawski, Steven K. // Hudson Valley Business Journal; 5/9/2011, Vol. 22 Issue 19, p5
The article focuses on the petitions of the Hudson Valley, New York residents and members of the business community asking state elected officials to respond to the over rising gas prices and the imposed Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Commuter Tax..
- EPOWER TO THE PEOPLE.
Russell, Jack // EContent; May2004, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p7
Presents a letter to the editor in response to the article by Geoff Daily in the March 2004 issue, which deals with the Internet-driven petition that Apple responded to.
- Inside This Week.
Russell, Jack // Bulverde Standard (Canyon Lake, TX); 11/4/2009, Vol. 26 Issue 44, p1
The article reports on the signatures on petition for an election regarding the construction of a courthouse that will cost 36 million dollars to be spend by the Commissioners Court.
- FREEDOM RIDERS JOIN IN PUSH FOR NEW DRUG POLICY.
Russell, Jack // Jackson Advocate; 6/2/2011, Vol. 73 Issue 33, p16B
The article presents a letter of petition addressing President Barack Obama on the U.S. drug policies following the 50th anniversay of the Freedom Riders in Jackson, Mississippi.
- A FATHER'S COURAGE.
Tresniowski, Alex; Egan, Nicole Weisensee // People; 10/4/2010, Vol. 74 Issue 11, p52
The article discusses the trial of alleged murderers Joshua Komisarjevsky and Steven Hayes. Hayes and Komisarjevsky have been accused of murdering Jennifer Petit, Hayley Petit and Michaela Petit, the wife and daughters of Dr. William Petit Jr. The way in which Petit has tried to honor the memory...
- Petition to remove Gove as Secretary of State.
Tresniowski, Alex; Egan, Nicole Weisensee // 14-19 Learning & Skills Bulletin; 2/10/2012, Issue 46, p4
The article reports on the petition for the removal of Michael Gove as Secretary of State for Education in Great Britain will close on February 15, 2013.
- Wash. to appeal ruling in gay rights referendum.
Tresniowski, Alex; Egan, Nicole Weisensee // Gay & Lesbian Times; 9/17/2009, Issue 1134, p19
The article reports on the demand of Washington Attorney General Rob McKenna to hold back the names of people who signed petitions for a public vote on expanded domestic partnership benefits.
- UGANDA WHAT'S HAPPENING?
Tresniowski, Alex; Egan, Nicole Weisensee // Gay Community News; Mar2013, Issue 279, p8
The article presents information on signing of a petition by citizens of Uganda against the bill "Kill the Gays" according to which gays and lesbians could be executed for having relations with the same gender.
- Lithuanian MPs try to stop pride parade.
Tresniowski, Alex; Egan, Nicole Weisensee // Between the Lines (10807551); 3/25/2010, Issue 1812, p13
The article reports on the petition filed by the members of Lithuania's Parliament to the Prosecution Office to stop the Vilnius city government from permitting a gay pride parade in May 2010.
- Anti-equality foes in Washington may have names publicized, with help from local group.
Associated Press // Bay Windows; 6/4/2009, Vol. 27 Issue 25, p18
The article reports that WhoSigned.Org, in partnership with Know Thy Neighbor.org, plans to publish the names of people signing petitions online for Referendum 71, which seeks a public vote to overturn broader domestic partnerships for same-sex couples.
- Gallaudet Official's Lawyer Speaks About Petition.
Associated Press // Between the Lines (10807551); 10/18/2012, Issue 2042, p12
The article offers information on the petition signed by Angela McCaskill, chief diversity officer, Gallaudet University for which she has been placed on leave and mentions her of not being anti-gay.
- LGBTs hurt in public-access TV cutbacks.
NAIR, YASMIN // Windy City Times; 3/11/2009, Vol. 24 Issue 24, p1
The article reports on a petition with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) filed by the Illinois chapter of the National Association of Telecommunication (NATOA) and Community Access Television (CAN TV) regarding AT&T's move to limit access to public-access programming.
- Christian Heritage or Jesuit Pottage?
Beck, Jerry // Advocate; 5/4/77, Issue 215, p36
Thomas Sweetin, a member of the Society of Jesus since 1963, was informed in December 1976 that he was refused ordination and was asked to write a letter petitioning dismissal from the Jesuits. Sweetin indicated that he was disclosing his homosexuality publicly because many homosexuals in the...
- Supermarket wanted: community in Bristol calls for its own store.
Phillips, Beth // Grocer; 3/10/2012, p8
The article reports that residents in Knowle, a suburb of Bristol, England, have submitted a 166-signature petition for the establishment of a supermarket in 2012 after the Somerfield store was closed by The Co-Op Group in February 2012.
- NFRN online petition calls for riot justice.
Phillips, Beth // Grocer; 3/10/2012, p10
The article reports that the National Federation of Retail Newsagents has launched an online petition calling for the British authorities to pay compensation to the victims of the 2011 riots.
- Fuel price e-petition.
Phillips, Beth // Forecourt Trader; Oct2011, p5
The article talks about an e-petition in Great Britain, which aims at reducing petrol and diesel prices, that has garnered around 92,000 votes.
- Seal of Approval.
Phillips, Beth // Polish American Journal; Jan2011, Vol. 100 Issue 1, p1
The article reports on the support made by Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski in signing a petition initiated by the Kosciuszko Foundation concerning the media's use of the erroneous phrase "Polish concentration camps" which is used to describe the camps built by Nazi Germany during the World...
- Indo-China's Other War.
Phillips, Beth // Time; 4/19/1954, Vol. 63 Issue 16, p55
The article reports on the decision of 21 war correspondents to sign a petition on coverage in Indo-China to Commanding General Henri Navarre in Hanoi, Vietnam in April 1954. The correspondents complained about restriction to official briefings and limited communication channels. Their...
- Petition seeks to legalize alcohol sales.
Phillips, Beth // Clarendon Enterprise (TX); 6/27/2013, Vol. 24 Issue 26, p1
Thearticle offers information on the petition drive brought by the group of citizens in Donley County, Texas that seeks to legalize the sale of mixed breverages and alcoholic beverages in the county.
- Citizen group petitions CARD for lower taxes.
Sanders, Ramona C. // Collinsville Herald; 10/10/2012, Vol. 54 Issue 41, pA1
The article reports on the petitions submitted by CARD Watch requesting the Area Recreation District in Collinsville, Illlinois to reduce property tax rate.
- Residents oppose proposed Delmar Gardens complex.
Shapiro, Mary // West County Journal; 1/2/2013, Vol. 49 Issue 1, pA1
The article reports that over 600 residents of Creve Coeur, Missouri have signed a petition opposing the proposal for Delmar Gardens' senior living complex for Ladue Road due to fear that the complex would generate traffic and noise and would create glare from lights.
- The Running Man.
Shepperd, Walt // Syracuse New Times; 7/10/2013, Issue 2185, p4
The article informs that Howie Hawkins, a member of the Perennial Green Party, is out passing nominating petitions.
Shepperd, Walt // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p1717
A definition of the term "party" which refers to an individual or entity acting as a petitioner, plaintiff or defendant in a legal action is presented.
Wockner, Rex // Just Out; 2/7/2003, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p23
Reports on the presentation of the Barcelona's Medal of Honor to gay activist Jordi Petit by Mayor Joan Clos in Barcelona, Spain.
- Big rise in debtors' petitions.
Wockner, Rex // Credit Management; Oct2001, p8
Deals with company winding petitions, creditors' and debtors' bankruptcy petitions issued in the High Court and county courts in Great Britain.
- SLAPP suits stopped.
Wockner, Rex // New Hampshire Business Review; 3/1/96, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p17
Reports that people who file lawsuits aimed at intimidating people who take part in public protests could end up paying court costs and a fee to the person they sue under a New Hampshire bill signed into law in February 1996. Lawmakers' observation that such lawsuits curtail the valid exercise...
- Petites Frites Blankets.
Wockner, Rex // Scholastic Parent & Child; May2012, Vol. 19 Issue 8, p52
The article offers brief information on eco-conscious blankets from the company Petites Frites.
- Petition calls on government to raise the maximum trunk road speed limit for HGVs.
Wockner, Rex // Truck & Driver; Dec2012, p8
The article offers information on a petition regarding the appeal to government of Great Britain to raise the maximum speed limit of trucks on major trunk roads in Great Britain.