Government Press Releases

Company Expands Secure Product Destruction Services

LogoNortheast Data Destruction, a NAID "AAA" Certified company, has expanded services beyond traditional paper shredding.

A Medici Firma Sponsored Major Infrastructure Bill Clears Republic of Brazil Federal Senate

LogoMedici Firma Infrastructure (MFI) is considering providing approximately US $1.2 billion of Tier 1 facility as approved by the Board of Directors and Federal Senate of Brazil. MFI will provide the facility against Sovereign Bond and Guarantees. Facility would be utilized for new projects development with strong emphasis on supporting high impact development projects, rehabilitation project with measures promoting climate change resilience of existing infrastructure. Projects arising from regional economic and energy initiatives, recommended by the Brazilian Government Delegations or bilateral agencies are also targeted. The Facility will fund development in multi-municipalities that has backed federal resolution n. 43/2001 in advance, financing and implementation of infrastructure projects that would not otherwise reach financial or legal closure. MFI involvement at an earlier stage of the process will enable more efficient use of other forms of technical assistance where appropriate Facility will be placed.

Veterans in Justice: The Failure to Define a Problem

LogoOn December 7, 2015--Pearl Harbor Day--the Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics released its somewhat overdue national survey on veterans in prison and jail. The last national survey was conducted in 2004 and was released in 2007.

The Medical Malpractice Fund of the Virgin Islands Is Bankrupt

LogoThe U.S. Virgin Islands government has told V.I. attorney Julie Evert that it is no longer able to pay damages to victims of medical malpractice. This is due to the government's failure to maintain the Medical Malpractice Risk Management Fund, which is stipulated in the government's V.I. Code. Victims of malpractice are now left completely unprotected.

Veterans Advocacy: Mind if We Actually Help Some Soldiers? (USJAG)

LogoAmerica once loved the little guy who fought the long odds and won. For those familiar with advocacy and funding on behalf of soldiers and veterans some very salient facets emerge: One of which is that those who benefit most are seldom the regular fighting men and women, the veterans themselves. This is an untold story--or series of stories--that the media has largely failed to tell. The Uniformed Services and Justice Advocacy Group (USJAG) invites the press to remedy this shortfall.

Samuel Claiborne Seeks Funding via Indiegogo for Disreputable, a Unique Form of Protest

LogoPast leaders like Stalin and Hitler were extremely frightened of caricaturists and their ridicule because there is no other form of protest like satire. Disreputable is on a mission to create funny, edgy, and controversial products representing the merciless parody of America's bigoted and corrupt politicians.

Palm Beach Sheriff's Office Has Its Own Fusion Center

The Palm Beach Sheriff's Office has a branch of the Southeast Florida Fusion Center (SEFFC) located inside it, and it is saving lives behind the scenes. Sheriff Ric Bradshaw, who is chairman of regional homeland security as far as the Florida Keys, recently gave Channel 5 News a tour of the Palm Beach Regional Fusion Center (PBRFC), which is the Northern Operational Office of the SEFFC.

Internal Revenue Service Cracks Down on Holiday Travelers

LogoThe Internal Revenue Service is using its authority to rescind passports of citizens who have unpaid taxes, in effect stopping them from traveling outside the country. The IRS intends to enact the new policy during the Holidays.

Probable Hurdles Within the Cameroon's 2035 Emerging Nation Dream as a Fragile State

LogoWith deep empathetic concern for the peaceful wellbeing of its home based country, Modern Advocacy Humanitarian Social and Rehabilitation Association (MAHSRA), an NGO based in Bamenda – Cameroon and in Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council ECOSOC [2013], highlights the short comings and the lapses within the country's protective institutionalism towards its great investment ventures as an aspiring 2035 emerging nation.

MAHSRA Makes Two Publications on Mutuality Versus Reciprocity and the Human Development Index for Peace Building

LogoIn the attempt to propose a working practice for effective peace building measures through some major human solidarity values, Modern Advocacy Humanitarian Social and Rehabilitation Association (MAHSRA), an NGO based in Bamenda – Cameroon and in Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council ECOSOC [2013], has released a view on the scope of mutuality and reciprocity towards enhancing objective peace building processes and has also examined the probable entries within which the human development measurement units may be used to address societal conflicts and peace.

MAHSRA Releases Two Publications on Emerging Nations in Peace Growth and African Worries for Its Rapid Development

LogoAspiring to promote the comparative peaceful growth and development examples seen within emerging nations and Considering that the African Continent needs much aspirational hope and courage to enhance its own peaceful development perspectives, Modern Advocacy Humanitarian Social and Rehabilitation Association (MAHSRA), an NGO based in Bamenda – Cameroon and in Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council ECOSOC [2013], releases two publications that address the scope of regional development objectives of emerging nations and the impact of colonial administration that have retarded African progress but now demonstrates new opportunities for regaining hope towards Africa's rapid development.

Borderless News Online Focusing on Political Situation in Myanmar, Interviews Author Wendy Law-Yone

Followers of Southeast Asian news will already know that this month, the political situation in Myanmar has been of particular interest due to its recent elections and the influence the results could have on regional politics. With a victory by Nobel Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi's NLD Party forcing the military-backed USDP to share power, foreign investors and Burmese citizens alike are wondering if the country's long-beleaguered plans to increase foreign investment opportunities will pan out, and in what form – as well as at what cost to social and environmental conditions. Borderless News Online, ASEAN news source, has recently released interviews with Wendy Law-Yone, prominent Burmese-American author, and author and reporter at The Economist Richard Cockett to provide relevant, new perspectives on the topic.

SicommNet, Inc. Wins Award with Hawaii State Department of Education and Partner Agencies for Its Hawaii eProcurement System (HePS)

LogoThe Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) has selected SicommNet as its eProcurement service provider for procurement and construction projects. HI DOE signed a 39-month agreement with SicommNet for continued use of the Hawaii eProcurement System (HePS) for their electronic procurement solicitation announcement and management services. Additionally, this contract allows for the University of Hawaii, the State of Hawaii Department of Accounting and General Services, and the Honolulu Board of Water Supply to participate in HePS usage.

BRIM 2016 Registration Opens for Individuals and Families

eKasih is the National Poverty Data Financial institution working on the issues of poverty and its management in partnership with Chairman of Material Property (KIR) as well as Expert Material Home (AIR). The program is working for individual accounts, program/ support for development of better means for poverty management.

Hire a Lobbyist Launches Affordable Service for Small Businesses and Associations

Lobbying services are now affordable for small businesses and associations with the launch of hirealobbyist.com. This government relations website has been launched by 11:59 Media and Public Affairs to provide services to businesses and associations at an affordable cost.

Maryland Makes a Key Addition to Divorce & Separation Laws, Affecting Time Periods Before Divorce for Certain Couples

LogoThe state of Maryland has passed an important change to its divorce and separation laws, with the update going into effect as of October 1st. The Maryland General Assembly voted to add a new grounds for absolute divorce in Maryland, that of Mutual Consent, and it's important to understand its impact.

Supreme Court Ruling Allows Appeal of Divorce Settlements

A new Supreme Court ruling will allow couples who have previously had divorces case resolved to have them reopened in instances where they have not been allowed a fair and just settlement due to their ex partners non-disclosure of their financial affairs.

SimplyGovJobs.com Makes Getting Your Perfect Government Job Easy

Frustrated with existing job boards, the SimplyGovJobs.com team have created a simple to use job board dedicated to the best federal and local government jobs.

Surgical "Black Box" Legislation Intends to Help Monitor Medical Errors

LogoWisconsin, Rep. Christine Sinicki (D-Milwaukee) has recently introduced legislation that would allow medical procedures to be audiovisually recorded with a surgical "black box." If this bill is passed, it would give patients the right to have their surgeries videotaped (Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel). This technology is designed to help surgeons analyze their own performance, as well as provide evidence in the instance of medical malpractice.

How the Federal Forfeiture Affect Marijuana Businesses

LogoToday's world is forever changing along with the laws from yesterday.  Laws that seemed okay back when, but do not really fit with the times of today.  Marijuana and the legalization has been a popular topic in the news today.  On 16th of September, the bill has been introduced to fight against Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and their often unlawful "confiscation" of the property for marijuana business owners.

Nearly 50% of Police Forces Confirm That They Are Breaking the UK Data Protection Act 1998

The Asset Disposal and Information Security Alliance (ADISA) has carried out its third Freedom of Information request into how UK government organisations meet their regulatory requirements when disposing of critical data carrying infrastructure.

Investment Capital Group Announces: "It's Time to Unleash the Power of American Oil"

American energy is a master resource, a powerful tool that, without bloodshed or provocation, can be used powerfully against those that seek to harm us, those that all the while smile to the rest of the World, as their obfuscation and ambiguity continues, as evidenced at the United Nations, last week. (And I mean Russia and Iran!).

Divorced Couple Can't Live in Same House

A mid-June ruling by the California Supreme Court has changed the ground rules for divorce in The Golden State.

ImageFIRST New Hampshire Weighs in on the Supreme Court's Ruling to Uphold Obamacare Subsidies

ImageFIRST of New Hampshire provides medical laundering services, including gowns, linens and cubicle curtains for medical practices of all sizes throughout the state. Recently, the Supreme Court made a decision to uphold government subsidies to medical practices through Obamacare, and ImageFIRST New Hampshire is giving their thoughts on this recent ruling. Through the ruling, the 34 states that use the federal health insurance program will be eligible for government subsidies that will make premiums more affordable for those holding health insurance policies through Obamacare.

ImageFIRST LA Applauds Recent Affordable Care Act Subsidies

Earlier this year, conservative challenges to the Affordable Care Act led to worries that, should these challenges be upheld in front of the Supreme Court, the entire law as presented by President Obama would be virtually destroyed. The financial aspect in question, which involved government subsidies for people who purchased their insurance in a marketplace "established by the state," was a necessary factor in ensuring the health of the Affordable Care Act. ImageFIRST LA, as a provider of healthcare laundry services, applauds the Supreme Court decision to allow insurance subsidies created by Obamacare to be offered in state and federal health care exchanges, as well as marketplaces. This ultimately means continued coverage for Americans everywhere.