Government Press Releases

21 Arrested for Online Solicitation of a Minor During Houston ICAC Sting Operation

The 21 men arrested by the Montgomery County Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) division on June 3 represent a handful of child predators known in the Houston area to solicit sexual contact from children online.

Sentient Science Wins Contract with Air Force for Computational Life Extension

Today, Sentient Science announced they were awarded a contract with the Air Force (FA8650-14-M-2499) to develop an add on to their DigitalClone® family of software tools that computationally predict the final stages of material, component, and system life for small and long crack effects for both fixed wing and rotorcraft vehicles.

Response from Smoke Free Alternatives Trade Association (SFATA) Regarding Proposed Assembly Bill A9303A/S6939A

As an industry, The Smoke Free Alternatives Trade Association (SFATA) and our New York retailers oppose assembly bill A9303A/S6939A. As currently proposed, this bill would eliminate the personal electronic vaporizer market in the State of New York; denying consumers access to innovative technology and shuttering businesses across the state.

Libyan Government Sends More Students to the UK Since 2013

LogoWorking on rebuilding after the civil war of 2011, the Libyan government intends to develop education and training opportunities for its citizens. Consequentially, the Deputy Minister of Education, Bashir Eshteiwi, announced that they intend to expand the scholarship programs for Libyan students at the Arab Education Summit held in Amman, Jordan in 2013.

UNsom Special Representative Meets New Mogadishu Mayor, Discuss Priorities for Next Two Years

The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) Nicholas Kay met today with the Mayor of Mogadishu and Governor of Benadir Regional Administration, Hassan Mohamed Hussein “Mungab” at the headquarters of the Administration.The Mayor outlined the priorities of his administration for the next two years: unsom elcomed his focus on good governance and democratisation. They both agreed on the importance of human rights and finding sustainable solutions to the Internally Displaced People’s presence in Mogadishu.

House Bill 7073 of Florida State Government: A Big Leap Towards the Improvement of Florida's Information Technology Systems

Logo“Florida has the unfortunate distinction of being the only large state without a centralized Information Technology organization.” This fact inspired the Florida State to pass House Bill 7073 on May 2, 2014 which aims to develop the state’s information technology governance.

Host of "Engage with Andy Busch," to Interview Congressman Peter Roskam (R, IL) on US House of Representatives Legislative Agenda

LogoEngage with Andy Busch, the radio show that covers the intersection of politics and money, features Congressman Peter Roskam (R, IL) to discuss discuss his current legislative push in Congress and what will be the agenda for the rest of the year in the US House of Representatives.

Enough for the Government's Confiscation Activities: How to Defeat Civil Forfeiture Cases

LogoThe report of Institute for Justice showed civil forfeit proceeds, which climbed seventy- five percent (75%) between 2003 and 2010, despite a decrease in crime. Likewise, civil forfeiture cases lifted to 6,851cases and one of those is Rochelle Bing’s.

Achieving Personal Fulfillment in Government Service, Daryl D. Green and Estraletta's Way

People working for the government tend to face a lot of difficulties in moving along with their respective careers. The problems that they are being subjected to, are quite a few and are affecting their productivity, self-esteem and efficiency at their workplace. Daryl D. Green and Estraletta A. Green have highlighted, in the second edition of their book, More than a Conqueror, numerous effective ways how the entire country’s recruits that work for the government can liberate themselves from the politics and red tape. It is a self-help book that is benefitting the government employees all over the country.

Maryam Rajavi: Economic Relations with the Iranian Regime Should Be Conditional Upon Stopping Torture and Execution

LogoIn a meeting in the French National Assembly Victor Hugo’s salon, in Paris, with participants from all political groups, Maryam Rajavi, the President-elect of the Iranian Resistance, emphasized that the expansion and continuation of the international community’s economic relations with the Iranian regime must be conditional upon an end to violation of human rights, and stopping execution and torture. In this meeting that was held at the invitation of the Parliamentary Committee for Democratic Iran, a number of French lawmakers spoke.

"Social Work Services in Turkey: Industrial Report" Is Now Available at Fast Market Research

LogoEuromonitor International's Industrial reports provide a 360 degree view of an industry. The Industrial market report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the Social Work Services market at a national level. It provides the latest retail sales data, allowing you to identify the sectors driving growth. It identifies the leading companies, the leading brands and offers strategic analysis of key factors influencing the market - be they new product developments, packaging innovations, economic/lifestyle influences, distribution or pricing issues. Forecasts illustrate how the market is set to change.

Minds Matter of Los Angeles Program for Low-Income Students Graduates Two Gates Millennium Scholars

LogoMinds Matter of Los Angeles (MMLA), a not-for-profit college access program for high-achieving, low-income high school students, announced that two students from their graduating class of 2014 are recipients of the Gates Millennium Scholarship (GMS).

Feldman Feldman & Associates, Ranked Seventh on Community BuzzFeed, Announces the Top Ten Firms for Immigration Lawyer in San Diego

Feldman Feldman & Associates, ranked seventh on Community BuzzFeed, has recently announced the list of the top ten firms for immigration lawyer in San Diego. After a long survey, it has been decided that because the company deals with an abundance of cases, it ranked seventh; the cases range from H-1b to EB-5, green cards, E-2 visas, I-140, deportation and many others. They strongly realize how important a case can be for an individual, as a result, they handle them promptly and properly.

Ammunition Shortage Conspiracy Theories Gain Support with "Bizarre" Federal Government Ammo Purchases

LogoKeith Jacobs, the founder of http://AmmoIndependence.com, believes the ammo shortage crisis did begin as simple supply and demand but has expanded to something more contrived.

The Latest on the Status of Exempt Accommodation from Support Solutions, UK

LogoIs supported housing included within the scope of welfare reforms? What are the qualifying criteria and what are the risks for agency managed services? Support Solutions, UK offers the latest insights on this issue through its blog.

Iraq: Iranian Opposition Member Dies Due to Medical Blockade at Camp Liberty

LogoNCRI- Monday afternoon, April 28, another member of Iranian opposition movement, the People's Mojahedin Oraganization of Iran (PMOI) or Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK) passed away due to Cardiac Arrest at the Iraqi clinic at Camp Liberty. Iraqi forces had deliberately delayed his transfer to hospital for treatment.

State Passes Legislation Granting New Health Plan Option for Kansas Associations

LogoIn legislation recently passed by the State Legislature, “bona fide” employer-membership associations as of July 1 may choose to offer a new, partially self-funded health plan previously restricted in Kansas.

Nigerian Newspaper, The Nation, Expands News Bureaus Throughout Country

Leading Nigerian newspaper the Nation today announced the expansion of a number of its bureaus across the country. Long known for providing the deepest, most truly national coverage of Nigeria's affairs, the newspaper's recent move was made in response to the growing importance of events occurring outside of the country's largest economic and population centers. In particular, it has directed new resources to its bureau responsible for reporting from Borno State, a region prominent in international news lately because of the activities of the Boko Haram insurgent group.

LA Film Production Company Launches Crowd Funding Campaign to Fund the 875k Production of Their Feature Film That Will Commemorate 100 Years of the Armenian Genocide

LogoFlawless Production Inc. is currently running a campaign on the popular crowd funding site IndieGOGO to fund the production of their feature film 'Armenia; My Country, My Mother , My Love". Backers will receive a number of rewards depending on their contribution; including limited edition DVDs, exclusive screenings, tickets to the LA premiere and even Producer credits.

Royalist Tea Party - A Monarchy for America?

Royalist Tea Party is dedicated to the establishment of America’s constitutional monarchy. This would be good for the United States, as republics don’t work, and never will. The movement mobilizes for a leadership that is trusted by its people and works to serve them, not a particular group of interest. In order to attain this, it takes a leader who is not corrupted by politics. It is the wish of the movement members for America to remain an independent nation.

Whistleblower Success for Claudine Q. Homolash

LogoThe Pharmaceutical company Astellas Pharma US, Inc. has agreed to pay the United States a total of $7.3 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by illegally marketing and promoting the drug Mycamine® for pediatric use and to pediatric institutions. The settlement resolves allegations brought in a whistleblower action filed in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania in March 2010 under the False Claims Act, which permits private citizens to bring lawsuits alleging violations of the Act on behalf of the United States and to share in any recovery. The settlement resolves claims that, between 2005 and 2010, Astellas knowingly marketed and promoted the sale of Mycamine® for pediatric use, which was not a medically accepted indication and, therefore, not covered by federal health care programs. During this timeframe, the FDA approved Mycamine® to treat adult patients suffering from serious and invasive infections caused by the fungus Candida, including infections in the esophagus, the blood and the abdomen, and to prevent Candida infections in adults undergoing stem cell transplants. Up until June 2013, however, Mycamine® was not approved to treat pediatric patients for any use.

The 420 College - Continuing Complications: Medical Marijuana vs. IRS

Even in the cannabis pioneering state of California, the lines of legality get blurry when medical marijuana intersects with government. With the ever-changing, and often contradictory legislation at the state, federal, and local levels, it’s not uncommon for medical marijuana patients and businesses to get caught in the crossfire.

The Middle East Post Investigates Implications of Ukrainian Conflict for Turkey

The Middle East Post announced the first installment in a series of articles exploring the significance of current events in Ukraine for neighbor Turkey to the south. This initial look at the situation helps readers understand the historic connections between the two countries, with a special emphasis on the important role of Crimean Tartars in Ukraine's recent history. The larger question of Turkey's orientation toward Russia and the European Union is analyzed in terms of the present Ukrainian unrest, as are others regarding the region.

FEMA Contract Registration Prepares Businesses for 2014 Hurricane Season to Provide Disaster Recovery

LogoFEMA Contract Registration has been working around the clock registering businesses as FEMA contractors in order to aid the federal government during 2014 Hurricane Season. Meteorologists at Weather.com are anticipating a very active Hurricane Season for 2014. Businesses that are interested in providing there products or services should register with FEMA as a disaster recovery company at http://www.femacontractregistration. This registration will allow businesses and FEMA to work together in recovery efforts quickly without the federal government having to go to the open bid market in order to provide emergency services to property owners as well as city, county and state agencies.

Financial Myth Busting Radio Show with Host Dawn Bennett Interviewed Don Watkins, Fellow at the Ayn Rand Institute and Co-Author Of, Free Market Revolution: How Ayn Rand's Ideas Can End Big Government

LogoNationally Syndicated Financial Myth Busting Radio Show with Host Dawn Bennett, CEO of Bennett Group Financial Services, LLC, on March 23, 2014, interviewed Don Watkins, a fellow at the Ayn Rand Institute and co-author of the book, "Free Market Revolution: How Ayn Rand's Ideas Can End Big Government."

Shawnee Tribe Expresses Interest in FBI Raid in Rush County, Indiana

LogoThe Shawnee Tribe has been in active conversations with individuals from the FBI and IUPUI (Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis) regarding this week's raid on a collector of human remains in Rush County, Indiana.

The Council on Alcohol and Drugs & Georgia Law Enforcement Declare Operation Drug Drop off A Success

LogoAccording to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “One person dies every 19 minutes from prescription drug abuse in the United States.” Many experts in the field of prescription (Rx) and over the counter (OTC) drug abuse prevention believe the number of deaths from these drugs will decrease as a result of communities having a safe and convenient way to dispose of Rx and OTC drugs that are expired or simply not needed.