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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: LOUISIANA BECOMES SECOND STATE IN TWO WEEKS TO GIVE DYING PATIENTS ‘RIGHT TO TRY’ LIFE-SAVING EXPERIMENTAL MEDICINESPosted on May 29, 2014 | Type: Press Release
Signaling a tide change for terminally ill patients, Louisiana will become the second state in just two weeks to allow terminally ill patients to access safe experimental medications that could save their lives today. Governor Bobby Jindal (R) will sign the Right to Try Act into law Friday in a signing ceremony at his office.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COLORADO TO BECOME FIRST IN NATION TO GIVE DYING PATIENTS’ ‘RIGHT TO TRY’ LIFE-SAVING EXPERIMENTAL MEDICINESPosted on May 15, 2014 | Type: Press Release
Fort, Collins, CO-- Colorado is poised to become the first state in the nation to allow terminally ill patients to access safe experimental medications that could save their lives, even when those medicines are years away from hitting the market. Governor John Hickenlooper (D) is expected to sign the nation’s first Right to Try Act Saturday in a ceremony with patients and advocates at a Fort Collins-area hospital.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: LOUISIANA FAMILIES TO DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE: OUR KIDS’ SCHOOLING IS NOT YOUR BUSINESSPosted on May 05, 2014 | Type: Press Release
Having fought their way into the courtroom last month to defend Louisiana’s school voucher program against a legal attack by the US Department of Justice, a coalition of Louisiana parents is now asking a judge to terminate the proceedings altogether.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: IN WAKE OF VICTORY OVER TEACHERS' UNIONS, ARIZONA LAWMAKERS, GOVERNOR APPROVE EXPANSION OF FIRST-IN-THE-NATION SCHOOL CHOICE PROGRAMPosted on April 24, 2014 | Type: Press Release
Governor Jan Brewer signed into law Wednesday two pieces of legislation that will expand a first-of-its-kind school choice program to an even larger pool of Arizona kids than are currently eligible. The move comes just weeks after the state prevailed over a three-year lawsuit by a local teachers' union challenging the constitutionality of the education savings accounts program.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: AZ VOTERS TO DETERMINE TERMINAL PATIENTS’ RIGHTSPosted on April 16, 2014 | Type: Press Release
Right to Try bill passes AZ legislature, goes on November ballot for voter approval