Best Buy's @15 teen social network has introduced several new "Teen Service Announcements," from five people very much at the opposite end of the celebrity spectrum from their previous pitchman, rapper Ludacris: the new participants are five U.S. Senators.
Joseph M. McGuire, the president of the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM), testified before a U.S. Senate subcommittee last week, in consideration of new safety legislation. Appearing on behalf of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), McGuire testified on the subject of reform of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The subcommittee is considering legislation to reform the commission; the bill, S.2045, was introduced by the subcommittee chair, Sen. Mark Pryor [D-Ark.] McGuire’s testimony was before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee’s Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs, Insurance and Automotive Safety. In it, he said he supports increased safety funding, but