This Week in Policy & Public Interest News: 11 Stories You Need to See – Press Release

A roundup of the week’s most newsworthy policy and public interest press releases from PR Newswire, including a press event on UFOs and safety tips for high school grads.

NEW YORK, June 2, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — With thousands of press releases published each week, it can be difficult to keep up with everything on PR Newswire. To help journalists covering the policy and public interest industries stay on top of the week’s most newsworthy and popular releases, here’s a roundup of stories from the week that shouldn’t be missed.

The list below includes the headline (with a link to the full text) and an excerpt from each story. Click on the press release headlines to access accompanying multimedia assets that are available for download.

  1. US Consumer Confidence Slipped in May “Their assessment of current employment conditions saw the most significant deterioration, with the proportion of consumers reporting jobs are ‘plentiful’ falling 4 ppts from 47.5 percent in April to 43.5 percent in May. Consumers also became more downbeat about future business conditions, weighing on the expectations index,” said Ataman Ozyildirim, Senior Director, Economics at The Conference Board.
  2. Public Restroom Germs are a Touchy Subject
    According to the Healthy Handwashing Survey™ from Bradley Corporation, 62% of Americans use a paper towel as a barrier to avoid touching flushers, faucets and doors. Women are even more likely to use the “paper towel as a glove” approach, with 67% taking this evasive measure.
  3. Historic press event on UAP/UFO disclosure in Washington, DC
    The Disclosure intelligence UFO archive, consisting of over 5 terabytes of government documents, whistleblower testimony and specific locations of illegally operated UFO projects and corporations will also be unveiled. Over 700 military, intelligence and corporate whistleblowers are included in this vast archive.
  4. Announcing “Building Connected Communities” – A New Initiative to Advance Solutions to Our Nation’s Loneliness Crisis