The Pediatric Research Equity Act of 2003, which requires drug companies to test their products for use in children, has passed the House of Representatives and Senate overwhelmingly and is expected to be signed into law.
CINCINNATI: Police beat Black man to death / EUTAW, Ala.: Ban the death penalty / ST. LOUIS: State-run health insurance touted / DENVER: Gerrymandering ruled illegal
WASHINGTON – The Bush administration is waging war on democracy. That was the message from speakers at a Nov. 22-23 conference on voting rights here. To protect ballot rights and other democratic freedoms, many participants said, it is vital to remove Bush from office in the 2004 elections.
We are entering the final weeks of our Fund Drive, even as we deepen our links with the mounting struggles of working people from coast to coast.
Mass layoffs hit Baltimore schools BALTIMORE – In what could be called a “Thanksgiving massacre,” public school officials here handed out pink slips to 710 Baltimore City Public School (BCPS) employees. At least 1,000 are expected to have lost their jobs by January.