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Saturday, May 25, 2013
You want a Voice? You have a Choice!
Tue, 21 May 2013, 13:54:50 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
PENSACOLA, Fla., May 21, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Mr. John Krause has announced his candidacy for U.S. Congress, seeking the 2014 Republican Nomination for United States House of Representatives to represent Florida's First Congressional District.
Workforce Investment Board's On-the-Job Training allows MedRevenu, Inc. to double in size in 2012
Tue, 14 May 2013, 14:22:24 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
UPLAND, Calif., May 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In 2012, MedRevenu Inc. founder John Alvarez faced increasing demand for his company's services. This challenged MedRevenu's capacity; Alvarez had to turn business away. When the County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board contacted Alvarez about its no-cost On-The-Job training program, he recognized that the program would be a valuable resource for expansion.
It's Official: Blacks Voted at Higher Rate than Whites in 2012 Election and Black Women Surpassed Everyone
Thu, 09 May 2013, 17:30:47 EDT Edited by Christopher L Simmons
WASHINGTON, D.C., May 9, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Melanie L. Campbell, president and CEO of The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (The National Coalition) and convener of Black Women's Roundtable issued the following statement in response to a U.S. Census Bureau report released yesterday finding that about two in three eligible blacks (66.2 percent) voted in the 2012 presidential election, higher than the 64.1 percent of non-Hispanic whites who did so.
NJWeedman Launches his Jury Nullification Tour, May 8, in Washington State During Protest March to Support the 'Bellingham Cannabis 3'
Mon, 06 May 2013, 07:56:50 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
BELLINGHAM, Wash., May 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When Martin Nickerson opened Northern Cross Collective Gardens (NCCG), a medical marijuana collective garden, he had the health and well being of his patients in mind. Operating under the jurisdiction of State Law Rcw 69.51a, his Bellingham, Wash. location is supported by over 1300 patients, many of whom are disease suffering and seek the protection of the state's newly implemented medical marijuana legalization laws to use cannabis as a natural source of medicine.
Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County Points Youth to a Bright Future at Y4
Thu, 02 May 2013, 18:47:36 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., May 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On April 27, Candice Fedrick took the stage to tell her story at the Y4 Youth Resource Event hosted by the County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board. Y4 stands for 'Why Youth? Why wait? Why now? Why not? Because the next generation is already here!' It is an event for at-risk youth to celebrate launching careers and advancing their education.
Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County Appoints New Leadership
Mon, 29 Apr 2013, 19:12:32 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., April 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County announced today the induction of Tony Myrell, Jon Novack, and Dr. William Sterling as chairman, vice chairman, and treasurer of the board respectively. The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board is a public-private volunteer board that oversees the use of federal dollars to train the local workforce to support local employers.
Teenage entrepreneur-led Bulldog Lighting leading the push for California legislators to pass proposed 'Made in the USA labeling' bill
Fri, 26 Apr 2013, 17:40:58 EDT Edited by Christopher L Simmons
SAN CARLOS, Calif., April 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A current law states that California businesses cannot claim their products are 'Made in the USA' unless 100 percent of the components are manufactured in the country. The federal standard is 75 percent, which places an unfair disadvantage on California firms because there are some products that have components which are not available in the United States. Bulldog Lighting - a San Carlos, Calif.-based firm that was founded by teenage entrepreneur Dylan Sievers - is spearheading and promoting the passage of legislation that would make the 75 percent federal standard applicable in California.
Cooperative purchasing speeds up public sector projects, North American Roofing Expands National Presence
Thu, 11 Apr 2013, 18:46:15 EDT Edited by Christopher L Simmons
ASHEVILLE, N.C., April 11, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Meeting strict compliance standards and competitive bidding requirements, North American Roofing strengthens its national position as one of the largest commercial roofing companies in the U.S. with the award to participate in the National Joint Powers Alliance(R) (NJPA), through their premier construction program with ezIQC(R), which helps municipalities find sources for construction and repair facilitating the competitive bid process on behalf of their members.
County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board Announces Business Survey Results that Point to Economic Growth
Wed, 03 Apr 2013, 18:09:20 EDT Edited by Christopher L Simmons
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., April 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board surveyed 1,400 local businesses to identify trends in future hiring and growth. The results indicated that companies are recovering and beginning to hire in the County's top demand industries: manufacturing, health care, transportation and logistics, energy and utilities, and construction.
Solar Developers Join Ranks to Form Grid Supply Solar Trade Association
Fri, 29 Mar 2013, 16:35:55 EDT Edited by Christopher L Simmons
MILLSTONE TOWNSHIP, N.J., March 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Following an organizational meeting on March 26, 2013, the leading grid supply solar developers in New Jersey announced the formation of the New Jersey Solar Grid Supply Association (NJSGSA) at the Millstone Twp offices of James Spano, a veteran solar developer at Spano Partners.
Josh Valdez, DBA, Joins Board of GROW Elect to Ensure California Latino Republican Voices Are Heard
Thu, 28 Mar 2013, 12:20:02 EDT Edited by Christopher L Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 28, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Josh Valdez, DBA, the former Regional Director for the Federal Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), has accepted an appointment to the Board of GROW Elect, Latino Consultants announced today. GROW Elect is a political organization founded in 2011 for the purpose of electing Latino Republicans to local office in California.
Workforce Investment Board Member and San Bernardino County Resident Honored with ASPA's Lifetime Achievement Award
Wed, 20 Mar 2013, 08:55:01 EDT Edited by Christopher L Simmons
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., March 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Audrey Mathews, County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board Member, has received the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA)'s Elmer B. Staats Lifetime Achievement Award for Distinguished Public Service. The award ceremony was held on Tuesday, March 19, at the Hilton New Orleans Hotel in New Orleans, La., during ASPA's Annual Conference.
2013 MADE in Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition Begins
Tue, 19 Mar 2013, 15:37:59 EDT Edited by Christopher L Simmons
MARSHALL, Mo., March 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Missouri Valley Community Action Agency is pleased to announce the fourth MADE in Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition. The 2013 competition encourages new and aspiring business through a competitive, educational and technical business development process. Grants are awarded to competition winners for startup costs or operating capital.
ElectionMall CEO Ravi Singh to speak at CPAC 2013
Fri, 15 Mar 2013, 18:24:14 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
WASHINGTON, D.C., March 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ElectionMall C.E.O. Ravi Singh is excited to speak at CPAC 2013. A first-time speaker at CPAC, Mr. Singh will serve on two panels. One of which is 'Back to the Future: High Tech-High Touch - Cool Tools.' This will focus on the abilities of campaigns and organizations to reach out to constituents, supporters and voters in a technology focused age.
CPA Legislator Cuts Red Tape on Small Business in Texas
Thu, 14 Mar 2013, 08:55:05 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
PLANO, Texas, March 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE -- The Texas Association of CPAs (TACPA), supports effort to reduce burdensome regulations in Texas. State Representative Phil Stephenson, CPA, recently filed two bills affecting CPAs and small businesses in Texas. The first bill, H.B. 1756, exempts from the state's mandatory peer review program, CPAs who only prepare financial statements for small businesses.
Hi-Desert Medical Center Meets Staffing Needs with Help from The Workforce Investment Board
Mon, 11 Mar 2013, 16:22:52 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., March 11, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- By leveraging the Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County's On-the-Job Training program, the Hi-Desert Medical Center has recently added six full-time registered nurses and saved $25,000 in hiring and training costs.
I.C.A.S.A. and 21 Sexual Assault Organizations Stand by Rape Survivor who was Charged
Wed, 06 Mar 2013, 16:57:25 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CARBONDALE, Ill., March 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sexual Assault Myths Organization of Carbondale, says The Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault 32 member board of lawmakers and professionals and 21 sexual assault organizations have hand delivered a letter to Jackson County, Ill. (home of S.I.U. University) District Attorney Mike Carr asking him to drop all charges made by his office against Melisa Vistain, who was arrested after reporting her sexual assault in March of 2012.
The Women's Center Supports Sexual Assault Survivor Charged for False Reporting
Wed, 06 Mar 2013, 13:23:32 EDT Edited by Christopher L Simmons
CARBONDALE, Ill., March 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jury selection for the criminal trial of Melisa Vistain, of Jackson County, Illinois, is set to begin March 12, 2013. Vistain faces felony charges for falsely reporting sexual assault. She insists on her innocence of these charges. Rape Crisis Services of The Women's Center stands in support of Vistain.
iFOS is Seeking External Application Reviewers for CDFI Fund and NMTC Programs for Fiscal Year 2013
Tue, 05 Mar 2013, 04:56:02 EDT Edited by Christopher L Simmons
CLARKSVILLE, Md., March 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Intelligent Fiscal Optimal Solutions (iFOS(R)) Managing Consultants, LLC is seeking applicants to serve as field reviewers in evaluating grant applications submitted to the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) for the fiscal year (FY) 2013 funding rounds of the Community Development Financial Institutions Program (CDFI Program), Native American CDFI Assistance Program (NACA Program) and New Market Tax Credit Program (NMTC Program).
Reporting Sexual Assault to the Police in Jackson County IL (S.I.U. University) May Get You Arrested on Felony Charges
Tue, 26 Feb 2013, 20:13:15 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
CARBONDALE, Ill., Feb. 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sexual Assault Myths Organization of Carbondale today launched an awareness campaign that explains that the Jackson County District Attorney, Mike Carr, has currently allegedly charged at least three people for reporting their sexual assault. The website and organization was formed by Larry Brunken a longtime resident of Jackson County because of what he says has destroyed his wife's life.
Safety First, Then Jobs for Northwest Pipe
Tue, 19 Feb 2013, 16:43:49 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Feb. 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Employees of Northwest Pipe, a leading manufacturer of welded steel pipe, have completed the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board (SBCWIB) process improvement program. Completion of this program has done more than increase employee productivity and safety, it has created new jobs.
Workforce Investment Board Recruits Unemployed Young Adults for @LIKE Project
Mon, 11 Feb 2013, 13:11:48 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Feb. 11, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board is recruiting unemployed young adults, ages 18 to 24, for the launch of the Linking Innovation Knowledge and Employment project (@LIKE). @LIKE is a collaborative effort among three of the region's Workforce Investment Boards, San Bernardino, Riverside and Imperial Counties. The program serves young adults who have not been in school, working or serving in the military for at least 90 days.
Workforce Investment Board Helps C-PAK Industries Hire the Right People at the Right Time
Tue, 29 Jan 2013, 14:23:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Jan. 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- C-PAK Industries, Inc., a leading custom rotational molding company in San Bernardino, recently expanded its team by hiring 8 employees through the County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board's On-the-Job Training program.
Ohio Educator and Veteran to Speak in D.C. for Troops to Teachers
Mon, 28 Jan 2013, 12:50:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
DAYTON, Ohio, Jan. 28, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Eric Combs, Assistant Principal in Fairborn City Schools, will be headed to Washington D.C. this week to participate in the Troops to Teachers: Next Generation Planning Conference.
Book, 'Long Journey with Mr. Jefferson' announced by Potomac Books
Fri, 25 Jan 2013, 15:42:37 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 25, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The magisterial 'collaboration' over half a lifetime between historian Dumas Malone and his subject, Thomas Jefferson, is the basis for William G. Hyland Jr.'s compelling 'Long Journey with Mr. Jefferson' (ISBN: 978-1612341972; Potomac Books). Malone, the courtly and genteel historian from Mississippi, spent 38 years researching and writing the definitive biography of the man who 'invented the United States of America.'
Patton Sales Corporation Expands - Workforce Investment Board Contributes to Company's Success
Thu, 17 Jan 2013, 19:14:42 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Jan. 17, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Patton Sales Corporation, a steel service center and manufacturer based in Ontario, has expanded its business, the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board announced today.
Fish and Game Commission Rejects Study They've Never Read
Thu, 17 Jan 2013, 18:35:28 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LA MESA, Calif., Jan. 17, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LegalizeFerrets.org announces new WhiteHouse.gov petition to help legalize ferrets in California. Over the past 25 years California ferret lovers have worked diligently to catch up to the rest of the 48 continental states to have our right for legal ferret ownership.
Virginia Public Schools Now Have Access to the Synergy Education Platform
Tue, 08 Jan 2013, 06:58:03 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
MESA, Ariz., Jan. 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint(TM) Educational Systems, a leading student information system (SIS) solutions provider to the national K-12 market, has been awarded a contract to implement its Synergy(R) Education Platform for the Chesterfield County Public Schools (CCPS) after an extensive evaluation and RFP process.
External Application Reviewers Needed for CDFI Fund Programs
Tue, 08 Jan 2013, 04:55:01 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
CLARKSVILLE, Md., Jan. 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Intelligent Fiscal Optimal Solutions (iFOS(R)) Managing Consultants, LLC is seeking applicants to serve as field reviewers in evaluating grant applications submitted to the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) for the fiscal year (FY) 2013 funding rounds of the Community Development Financial Institutions Program (CDFI Program) and Native American CDFI Assistance Program (NACA Program).
Thirty Students Return from Educational Program in Bangladesh to Launch Climate Change Projects to Improve Local US Communities and World
Mon, 07 Jan 2013, 18:15:10 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Thirty U.S. youth leaders and five U.S. educators are set to return next Saturday, January 12, 2013, from a month-long immersion study and cultural exchange program in Bangladesh from World Savvy. The group studied how global climate change has impacted local communities in Bangladesh, and upon return to the U.S., the students will apply their new knowledge by launching climate change projects to improve their U.S. communities and the world.
J. McLeish Public Relations honored at Public Relations Society Polaris Awards
Thu, 08 Nov 2012, 19:02:14 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
CORONA DEL MAR, Calif., Nov. 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- J. McLeish Public Relations, a public relations company that handles work for the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board, was honored at the Inland Empire Public Relations Society's Polaris Awards on October 24, 2012. The Polaris Awards, signifying the highest standards of performance in the Inland Empire, celebrate outstanding public relations tactics and programs.
San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board Commissions Study to Identify County's Demand Employment Sectors
Mon, 05 Nov 2012, 13:36:35 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Nov. 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board conducted a study to identify the top demand sectors for employment in San Bernardino County. The results showed that manufacturing, health care, transportation and logistics, energy and utilities, and construction are the top five industries that will be seeking a skilled workforce in San Bernardino County to fill available jobs.
East End Job Fair Will Offer Hundreds of Great Jobs for San Bernardino Area Workers
Fri, 02 Nov 2012, 15:42:01 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Nov. 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At a time when good local jobs are in high demand, the Inland Empire East End Job Fair hosted by the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board will offer local job seekers the chance to meet with dozens of employers and access hundreds of job opportunities.
Central Valley's Biggest Phone Banking Event - Ever!
Mon, 29 Oct 2012, 13:43:58 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
FRESNO, Calif., Oct. 29, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Central Valley Tea Party will host a massive phone banking event for their monthly Action Night meeting on November 1, 2012. Several candidates will be in attendance to rally participants.
San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board Executive Director Sandy Harmsen Appointed to Chair California Workforce Association
Fri, 26 Oct 2012, 13:29:23 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Oct. 26, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board announced that Executive Director Sandy Harmsen was appointed to Chair of the California Workforce Association's Executive Committee. The committee facilitates the direction and management of the Association.
New Employment Resource Center in Victorville Offers Central Location for Training, Placement and Career Services
Thu, 25 Oct 2012, 17:15:03 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Oct. 25, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board announced it opened a new Employment Resource Center in Victorville. Moving from its former location in Hesperia, the new Employment Resource Center is now located at 17310 Bear Valley Rd., Suite 109, Victorville.
iFOS Awarded U.S. Department of Treasury IDIQ Contract
Tue, 09 Oct 2012, 03:56:02 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
CLARKSVILLE, Md., Oct. 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- iFOS, as an emerging leader in Federal financial solutions and technology, announced that the firm was awarded an Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) base plus 4 option years contract award to support CDFI grant programs. This effort will require iFOS to recruit up to 100 field reviewers that can evaluate CDFI grant applications submitted from start-up organizations as well as large, national scale enterprises.
County Residents Find Opportunities at 2012 Inland Empire West End Job Fair
Thu, 27 Sep 2012, 18:27:03 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Sept, 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At six o'clock in the morning, Sean Lunsford was the second person in line for the Inland Empire West End Job Fair hosted by the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board at the L.A./Ontario International Airport. A few hours later, he walked out with an appointment for a job interview.
Employers Save and Create Jobs through Process Improvement Program
Mon, 17 Sep 2012, 15:42:47 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Sept. 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board's Process Improvement Program, with Deisell Consultants, LLC, has saved 1,709 jobs and allowed local employers to potentially create 215 new jobs.
California Governor Appoints San Bernardino Residents to California Workforce Investment Board
Wed, 05 Sep 2012, 06:58:04 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Sept. 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board announced that Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. appointed two of its members to the California Workforce Investment Board. They are Michael Gallo, 54 of San Bernardino and Joseph Williams, 36, of Redlands.
2012 MADE Entrepreneurship Competition Winners Announced
Tue, 04 Sep 2012, 17:37:02 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
MARSHALL, Mo., Sept. 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The final round of the 2012 MADE In Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition was held on August 16th at the Missouri State Fair. The annual event is sponsored by the Missouri Alliance for the Development of Entrepreneurship to recognize the importance of locally owned businesses and provide a venue to assist them toward becoming successful.
San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board Assists Residents and Businesses through Economic Recovery
Wed, 29 Aug 2012, 17:08:25 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Aug. 29, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors declared September 2012 to be Workforce Development Month. The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board will be recognized for its programs that assist job seekers and businesses when they have nowhere else to turn.
LVNs Graduate from Workforce Investment Board Partnership with Kaiser Permanente
Mon, 27 Aug 2012, 04:59:02 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Aug. 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) has stepped in to fill the need for Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN) by partnering with Kaiser Permanente Fontana and Ontario Medical Centers. Ten employees comprised the third class of graduates from the Pathways to LVN Program in May 2012. The training was provided by Chaffey College.
Romney Campaign Names Josh Valdez, DBA, to Chair Health Care Insurance Industry Group
Mon, 20 Aug 2012, 03:58:23 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 20, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Latino Consultants, LLC would like to share today that Josh Valdez, DBA, the former Regional Director for the Federal Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), has been named the Chair of Health Care Insurance Industry Group by the Romney for President campaign.
San Bernardino County Businesses Surveyed Indicate Growth and Hiring
Wed, 15 Aug 2012, 17:40:21 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Aug. 15, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) surveyed 2,220 local businesses regarding growth, employment trends and quality of workforce for the region and industry sector. The top three industries in the County - healthcare, transportation and logistics and manufacturing - indicate hiring and business growth is expected.
Former Coleman Staffers Pen Wickedly Funny 'Capitol Hell' Novel About Life on the Hill
Mon, 06 Aug 2012, 14:33:38 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Aug. 6, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Minnesota native Jayne Jones and University of Minnesota graduate Alicia Long cut their political teeth as idealistic young staffers on Capitol Hill working for Senator Norm Coleman. That eye-opening behind-the-scenes experience has lead them to write 'Capitol Hell' (ISBN: 978-1-59298-536-4), a saucy novel about the crazy co-workers, high maintenance politicians, and over-the-top entourages that can only be found inside the beltway.
State Senate Committee Sides Against California Manufacturers, says Mag Instrument Inc.
Mon, 09 Jul 2012, 13:17:52 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
ONTARIO, Calif., July 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to Mag Instrument Inc., the State Senate Judiciary Committee last week voted against a bill that would have made it easier for American manufacturers - and California manufacturers in particular - to claim their products are made in the United States, dealing a major blow to the state's already weak business climate.
Grants Available to Help Feed Kids in Afterschool Settings
Thu, 05 Jul 2012, 14:24:52 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
PORTLAND, Ore., July 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon is excited to announce a new partnership with the Oregon Department of Education (ODE) to distribute grants to afterschool programs to help feed more kids in Oregon.
San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board Places 279 Youth in Summer Jobs
Thu, 28 Jun 2012, 15:46:46 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., June 28, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board partnered with the Department of Behavioral Health to place 279 youth in summer jobs with local employers. The grant paid the wages to County youth ages 18-25 years old and provided transportation assistance as well as work readiness training prior to starting their jobs.
California Budget Deficit: Trailer Bills are Loophole Goldmine for Legislators Pet Projects
Thu, 21 Jun 2012, 19:36:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
CONCORD, Calif., June 21, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gold Pan California, a gold prospecting supply shop located in the Bay Area, is shining light on a California State Budget loophole which is being exploited by Legislators to enact last minute laws on pet projects and further increase California's budget deficit.
Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County Appoints Four New Members
Tue, 19 Jun 2012, 05:58:26 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., June 19, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County, a public-private volunteer board that oversees the use of federal dollars to train the local workforce to support local employers, announced five At-Large members appointed by Chair Josie Gonzales, County of San Bernardino Fifth District Supervisor.
Catholic Online Selects Mobile Politics: The Most Powerful Political Tool Since The Ballot
Wed, 13 Jun 2012, 17:24:26 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Catholic Online is announcing their adoption of the new Mobile Politics application for the iPhone to share the social message of the Church. Mobile Politics is being touted as 'the most powerful tool in politics since the invention of the ballot.'
Honoring Our Vets Green Job Fair, Workshops, Barbeque and Celebration Set for Flag Day, June 14
Tue, 05 Jun 2012, 19:52:08 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., June 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board will host, 'Honoring Our Vets,' job fair on National Flag Day, Thursday, June 14 from 3 to 8 p.m. at Mojave Narrows Regional Park, 18000 Yates Road in Victorville, Calif. There will be employment workshops, a barbeque and a honor guard celebration for veterans and their families.
Volunteers Voters Pledge Their Votes to the Most Charitable Political Party on VotesForCharity.org
Thu, 24 May 2012, 05:58:48 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
PHILADELPHIA, Pa., May 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Inspired by the millions of dissatisfied Americans taking to the streets, Votes for Charity, Inc. is a democratic outlet for the disenfranchised voters in this country. Instead of voting for the status quo, the 'Volunteer Voters' will be able to use their vote to redirect millions of dollars from political propaganda, to the best charities in America.
Youth Job Program Available for San Bernardino County Youth
Tue, 22 May 2012, 06:58:10 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., May 22, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board announced on the heels of the Y4 event on Friday, April 27 that unemployed youth may apply for the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) youth program. The program gives eligible youth access to educational and career opportunities and job skills programs through adult and peer mentoring and counseling.
San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board Seeks 60 Entrepreneurs
Thu, 10 May 2012, 07:59:20 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., May 10, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board invites dislocated workers, veterans and county residents 18 years and older who want to launch their own Internet or service-based business to enroll in an entrepreneur training program. The board will fund training for 60 participants and the deadline to enroll is May 18, 2012.
MADE Entrepreneurship Competition Deadline May 31
Tue, 08 May 2012, 17:51:15 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
ST. LOUIS, Mo., May 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MADE In Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition applications are due May 31. Don't miss out on this opportunity to enter your business or business idea for the chance to gain technical assistance and cash grants to invest in your business.
New Software Ensures Accurate Matches of Addresses to Redistricted Congressional and State Legislative Districts for 2012 Elections
Mon, 07 May 2012, 12:12:22 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN JOSE, Calif., May 7, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Online Image, a GIS software and web technology company, is now making available the nation's most accurate matching of addresses and zip codes to redistricted congressional and state legislative districts. As a result, candidates can run and supporters can vote in the correct districts in the 2012 elections.
Fresno Business Owners Revolt Against High Speed Rail
Mon, 30 Apr 2012, 16:01:57 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
FRESNO, Calif., April 30, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Central Valley Tea Party has been commissioned to hold a press conference with one hundred Fresno business leaders and owners who will be affected by the imposition of the High-Speed Rail project on 'Mayday,' Tuesday, May 1, 2012. The one hundred business owners who are on the current High-Speed Rail track line will be present in solidarity to 'oppose the High-Speed Rail through Fresno.'
100 Fresno Businesses Opposed to High Speed Rail, PRESS CONFERENCE on May 2, 2012
Fri, 27 Apr 2012, 17:06:02 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
FRESNO, Calif., April 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Central Valley Tea Party has been commissioned to hold a press conference with 100 Fresno business leaders and owners who will be affected by the imposition of the High-Speed Rail project. The 100 business owners who are on the current High-Speed Rail track line will be present in solidarity to oppose the High-Speed Rail through Fresno.
Jefferson County Judge's Fire Safety Day and Sulphur Springs 'FUN Park' Ribbon Cutting
Mon, 23 Apr 2012, 15:46:23 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
PINE BLUFF, Ark., April 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The community of Sulphur Springs, County Judge Mike Holcomb, the Jefferson County Mutual Aid Association (JCMAA), and the Office of Emergency Management (OEM) will hold a fire safety day and a ribbon cutting on May 5, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
L.A. County Workforce Investment Board Receives Grant to Fund No-Cost Re-Employment and Training for Nearly 1,000 Laid-Off Workers
Fri, 20 Apr 2012, 13:24:13 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 20, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Thanks to a multi-million dollar National Emergency Grant (NEG) from the U.S. Department of Labor, the Los Angeles County Workforce Investment Board was awarded funds as part of the California Multi-Sector Workforce Partnership. The aim of this program is to provide retraining and career transition needs to individuals who experienced layoffs and also to help employers with job openings to locate well-qualified and trained employees.
Republican Candidate Leads President Obama in Straw Poll on Long-Term Care Insurance Support, an Issue Affecting Most Households
Wed, 18 Apr 2012, 04:58:30 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash., April 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In a tight presidential race, voter sentiment on religion, race, jobs or contraception could tip the balance. Or 'the decisive issue just might be a health problem that jeopardizes almost every American family,' says Jonas Roeser, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Operations for LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), one of the nation's most experienced long-term care insurance agencies.
Bishamon Industries Corporation Retains Ten Jobs and Is Ready to Take On Competition
Tue, 17 Apr 2012, 06:59:09 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., April 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When Robert Stone, vice president of Engineering and Manufacturing at Bishamon Industries Corporation, received a letter from the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board about the LEAN Manufacturing Program with California Manufacturing Technology Consulting (CMTC), it couldn't have come at a better time.
Organizations Can Now See How Redistricting Has Changed Their Members' Congressional Districts
Tue, 10 Apr 2012, 12:25:11 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN JOSE, Calif., April 10, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Online Image, a GIS software and technology company, today announced the Geocoded Address Batch Processing Service for New Congressional District Matching. This service is the first to match addresses to newly redrawn districts, enabling organizations to update their member address files and direct their members to support the candidates they endorse for the 2012 elections.
Helping Employers With Federal Funds Makes Good Business Sense
Wed, 21 Mar 2012, 06:59:30 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., March 21, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Workforce Investment Board (WIB) of San Bernardino County was recognized by the nonpartisan U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) for innovative business-friendly programs. The WIB was asked to present to congress how it used Workforce Investment Act funds to encourage job retention and hiring.
2012 MADE In Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition Begins
Fri, 24 Feb 2012, 17:32:51 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
MARSHALL, Mo., Feb. 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Missouri Alliance for the Development of Entrepreneurship announced the launch of its third MADE In Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition. The competition encourages new and aspiring businesses through a competitive, educational and technical assistance business development process with winners receiving grants to help grow their business.
San Bernardino County Youth Take a Roadtrip to Discover Their Career Interests
Fri, 24 Feb 2012, 08:59:02 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Feb. 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Continuing its support of young people facing obstacles to employment, the Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County partnered with the Roadtrip Nation Experience to provide an intensive curriculum to the Year-round Workforce Investment Act youth program.
U.S. Department of Agriculture Awards iFOS Multi-Year Contract to Provide Professional Support Services for Financial Computer Systems
Fri, 24 Feb 2012, 05:59:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Intelligent Fiscal Optimal Solutions (iFOS), LLC, announced today the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service Agency has awarded a multi-year contract to provide application development, maintenance and support for the agency national financial systems.
Grant Expanded to Fund Job Training for Laid-Off Census Workers
Thu, 23 Feb 2012, 17:09:54 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Feb. 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board announced that a $1.5 million Workforce Investment Act, Multi-Sector Partnership National Emergency Grant has been expanded to include laid-off census workers. This grant has nearly 200 spaces available to fill by the close of June 30, 2012. Census workers who were laid off between September 21, 2010, and September 27, 2011 are eligible to apply at one of San Bernardino County's Employment Resource Centers.
San Bernardino County Youth Training Program to Be Used as Best Practice for Industry
Thu, 16 Feb 2012, 17:35:44 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Feb. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The U.S. Department of Labor Employment Training Administration selected the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board Summer Youth Employment Program to participate in a study of youth training innovators. Findings of this study will be used to inform workforce investment boards nationwide of best practices.
Veterans Make Valuable Contributions in San Bernardino County
Thu, 16 Feb 2012, 08:58:33 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Feb. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dalton Trucking, a transportation company based out of Fontana, is now shipping modular building units that will become the temporary facility for St. John's Regional Medical Care Center in Joplin, MO. The transportation company couldn't have taken on such a project without On-the-Job Training incentives and employee referral support through the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board.
UC Grad Inks Ballot Initiative to Freeze College Tuition and Fees
Thu, 16 Feb 2012, 06:58:22 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For over six months, Christopher Campbell, a recent graduate of the University of California, Irvine, has been spearheading a campaign, CHEC2012 (www.chec2012.com), that will profoundly change affordability and access to public higher education for currently enrolled and future college students in California.
Gingrich Foundation Recognizes The Mount Vernon Ladies' Association
Thu, 02 Feb 2012, 13:08:40 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Gingrich Foundation has recognized the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association as its February Charity of the Month. The Mount Vernon Ladies' Association cares for one of our country's most important historic sites - the home and estate of our first president, George Washington.
Nassau County Sheriff's Department - Friend or Foe?
Tue, 31 Jan 2012, 18:14:49 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
MANORVILLE, N.Y., Jan. 31, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Officer James Greco, a 17-year veteran of the Nassau County Department of Corrections, has been denied his retirement status by the Sheriff of Nassau County. Officer Greco was charged with Workers Compensation fraud which resulted in his wrongful termination, as per a ruling by the arbitrator hearing his case. Despite winning two judicial decrees in his favor against the Nassau County Sheriff's Department, Officer Greco continues to be denied his full retirement status.
U.S. Releases Around 800,000 Prisoners Each Year, Most Return
Mon, 30 Jan 2012, 14:03:28 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
PETERSBURG, Va., Jan. 30, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Most Americans don't consider prisons when lamenting scholarship reductions at their local college or higher taxes on gas when filling up at the pump. Maybe they should. According to Christopher Zoukis, author of the forthcoming 'Education Behind Bars' (ISBN: 978-1934597774; Sunbury Press, December 2011), upwards of $60 billion a year can be saved simply by educating prisoners.
FastUpFront Makes Waves with its 2012 Presidential Candidates Infographic
Mon, 16 Jan 2012, 16:59:33 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
CLIFTON, N.J., Jan. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FastUpFront plans to make waves with its newest infographic: 2012 Presidential Candidates for Small Businesses. The infographic details the positions of the top 2012 presidential candidates on major issues facing small businesses such as taxes, minimum wage, and business expenses.
George Jensen, Jr., former USA Technologies Founder joins ThePeoplesVote.com Board of Directors
Mon, 19 Dec 2011, 14:06:56 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 19, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ThePeoplesVote.com is pleased to announce that George Jensen, Jr., current President and CEO of Jensen Expansion Capital, Inc. has joined their Board of Directors. Mr. Jensen will be advising the company on strategic planning and long term expansion, and will also be investing in the company.
'Pin-Ups for Ron Paul' 2012 Calendar Girls Spread the Message
Mon, 28 Nov 2011, 17:58:09 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 28, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The 'Pin-Ups for Ron Paul' 2012 calendar produced by Los Angeles singer/writer/director Juliet Annerino has arrived. This sexy collection of female activists is the most innovative way to spread the message of presidential candidate Ron Paul!
World Women Trade Fair Nigeria Trade Mission to the USA - 'Building Cultural Economy and Trade'
Thu, 17 Nov 2011, 16:26:26 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
ABUJA, Nigeria, and WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 17, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mallam Mukhtar Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, Senior Special Adviser to Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan to Travel to USA in December With World Women Trade Fair Nigeria Women Entrepreneurs, the National Poverty Eradication Program (NAPEP) and the Federal Capital Territories Social Development Officials led by Honorable Oloye Olajumoke Akinjide, Minister of State Federal Capital Territories.
Montebello's Short Term Borrowing is Sold and Closed - City Continues Moving Forward on Pro-Growth Plan
Thu, 10 Nov 2011, 16:54:29 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
MONTEBELLO, Calif., Nov. 10, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Montebello's $2.5 million Tax and Revenue Anticipation Notes (TRANs) closed today - marking a milestone towards the City's ability to continue improving its operations.
Microdyne Plastics Regains Strength with Efficiency Overhaul
Fri, 04 Nov 2011, 18:33:01 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Nov. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board's partnership with California Manufacturing Technology Consulting(R) (CMTC) helped a local manufacturer, Microdyne Plastics, create a more competitive pricing structure and identify cost savings to maintain profitability.
In-House Employee Development Program Creates Next Generation of Workers: Workforce Investment Board Helps Fund California Steel's Craft Development Program
Fri, 04 Nov 2011, 16:12:25 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Nov. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board (WIB) has been an instrumental partner in helping local manufacturers such as California Steel Industries, Inc. (CSI) successfully graduate 34 electricians and 17 mechanics from its craft development program.
The City of Montebello - Road to Recovery, Kosmont Management Report states City is on an Improved Path
Tue, 01 Nov 2011, 14:59:20 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
MONTEBELLO, Calif., Nov. 1, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The City of Montebello announces an improved path. As Americans, we are all in this together. Our country has gone through the worst recession since the tumultuous years of the Great Depression. Thousands of cities across the nation are in financial turmoil. Economic analysis shows continued stagnation over these next few years, making it more difficult for communities to propel themselves forward. We ask ourselves, 'How do we put the past behind us and build for our future?'
Conservative Caucus Endorses Krysztoforski for Congress
Mon, 17 Oct 2011, 18:37:32 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
FREDERICK, Md., Oct. 17, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- During their monthly meeting on October 16, the Allegany County Conservative Caucus reaffirmed their vote to unanimously endorse Joseph Krysztoforski, Republican candidate for the US House of Representatives for Maryland's 6th Congressional District, over long term Republican incumbent Roscoe Bartlett.
Workforce Investment Board Receives Grant to Fund Free Job Training for 200 Laid-Off Workers
Sun, 16 Oct 2011, 22:55:11 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Oct. 16, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Two hundred laid-off workers are being recruited for free job training by the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board. Employers are also being sought to receive a reimbursement for wages paid through On-the-Job Training contracts.
Workforce Investment Board's Business Resource Team to Host Job Fair for United Furniture Industries
Tue, 04 Oct 2011, 19:10:51 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Oct. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board (WIB) will hold a Job Fair on Saturday, October 15 to recruit up to 70 employees for United Furniture Industries (UFI), which is opening a manufacturing and distribution facility in Victorville, CA this November. Approximately 400 new jobs will be created at the plant over the course of the next 36 to 48 months.
Rep. Simpson Champions Bill to Strengthen Future for Idaho Dairy Producers
Wed, 28 Sep 2011, 09:59:19 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
TWIN FALLS, Idaho, Sept. 28, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Idaho Dairymen's Association (IDA) applauded Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson (R-ID) for taking a strong stand on behalf of the dairy industry as lead Republican proponent of the Dairy Security Act of 2011. Last Friday, the new dairy bill was introduced in the House of Representatives by House Agriculture Committee's Ranking Member Collin Peterson (D-MN).
Soy Labs and Missouri Plant Science Center in Governor's Spotlight for Innovative and Economic Development
Tue, 20 Sep 2011, 06:59:33 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
MEXICO, Mo., Sept. 20, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, whose job-creation strategy has focused on investing in science, technology and innovation, and encouraging and incentivizing entrepreneurship, selected Soy Labs and the Missouri Plant Science Center on Friday, as the site to discuss the importance of the Missouri House passing the Missouri Science and Innovation Reinvestment Act (MOSIRA) as part of the Made in Missouri Jobs Package.
No-Cost Green Training Programs Available for Veterans in San Bernardino County
Fri, 09 Sep 2011, 10:59:31 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board seeks 100 veterans to participate in free job training programs. These training programs will teach the skills needed for green jobs available with local employers. Green industries include solar panel maintenance and installation, sustainable and recycled products manufacturing, transportation and logistics using alternative fuels and hundreds of other industries according to the grant.
Business Resource Team Strengthens Manufacturing Bottom Line
Wed, 31 Aug 2011, 20:32:23 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board is helping companies keep manufacturing jobs in California. Six months after taking advantage of a Lean Manufacturing Program funded by the Workforce Investment Board, local employer A&R Tarpaulins has added three positions, including one inventory manager and two entry level engineers, and is still growing.
Announcing the 2011 MADE In Missouri Winners
Wed, 31 Aug 2011, 17:23:50 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
MARSHALL, Mo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Missouri Alliance for the Development of Entrepreneurship held the final round of competition for 2011 at the Missouri State Fair. The all-day event was held on Thursday, August 18, 2011. The MADE In Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition is an event that highlights new and aspiring businesses through a competitive and educational business development process.
Business Resource Team Helps Companies In Crisis Save Jobs and Grow
Tue, 30 Aug 2011, 10:59:59 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Debbie Heschong, owner of Joshua Tree Landscape and Maintenance, was experiencing the high cost of Worker's Compensation Insurance, which made it necessary for her to utilize employment agencies for her staffing needs. According to the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board, Heschong needed additional staff but could not afford it.
Matrix Website Brings Job Seekers and Employers Together
Mon, 22 Aug 2011, 10:59:22 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- San Bernardino County has created a central online tool that brings together job seekers, employers and training programs that support the fastest-growing industries in the region. The site was launched by the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board in partnership with the San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools and Alliance for Education.
Bash Foo CEO Mike McDermott Announced His Candidacy for a Seat on Tipp City's City Council Today
Fri, 12 Aug 2011, 17:26:29 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
TIPP CITY, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'I've dedicated a good portion of my life to making things better for this community, by bringing people together to solve problems,' said McDermott. 'As your City Councilman, I will bring my passion for growing Tipp businesses, my commitment to our schools, along with some badly needed solutions-oriented approaches to our challenges.'
Fish and Game Treats California Ferret Enthusiasts as Pests, Not Citizens
Mon, 08 Aug 2011, 17:44:31 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LA MESA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to LegalizeFerrets.org, the Department of Fish and Game has put impossible restrictions on the ferret legalization process. 'We're going by the book - but they're ripping pages out from under us. Would California tolerate that behavior from any other Department?' says Pat Wright, of LegalizeFerrets.
Entrepreneurship Competition Finalists present at 2011 Missouri State Fair
Wed, 03 Aug 2011, 22:29:39 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
MARSHALL, Mo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Missouri Alliance for the Development of Entrepreneurship announced today that seven regional winners will be moving forward as finalists in the 2011 MADE In Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition, an event that will highlight new and aspiring businesses through a competitive and educational business development process.
No-Cost Work Training Program Available for San Bernardino County Youth
Wed, 20 Jul 2011, 21:59:03 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Recruitment for the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) youth program, with funding administered by the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board, is under way through September 30, 2011. Approximately 500 positions are currently open and applicants should visit www.SBCountyJobOps.com to find the right service provider in their community.
Millennium Administrators, Inc. Has Been Selected by The City of Scranton, Pennsylvania to Provide Benefit Administration for Active Fire and Police
Tue, 12 Jul 2011, 18:45:03 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SCHWENKSVILLE, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Millennium Administrators, Inc., a benefits administrator, has signed a contract with the City of Scranton to provide benefit administration services for over 500 city employees. Millennium is providing administrative oversight for the city benefit program, including cost containment initiatives, claim audits and administrative services to enhance cost saving initiatives at the City of Scranton.
Gingrich Foundation Recognizes the Thomas Jefferson Foundation as Charity of the Month
Thu, 07 Jul 2011, 18:14:05 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In honor of Independence Day and Thomas Jefferson, the author of our Declaration of Independence, the Gingrich Foundation has recognized the Thomas Jefferson Foundation as its Charity of the Month for July.
Smart Companies Save and Create Jobs: Workforce Investment Board's Business Consulting Program Helped Save 902 Jobs and Create 204 Jobs
Tue, 05 Jul 2011, 18:59:19 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board's Business Consulting Program successfully helped regional manufacturers and businesses become smarter, leaner and more competitive in today's uncertain economy. The $1 million allocated to date in federal funding has helped employers avoid closing their doors, retaining 902 jobs and creating 204 new jobs.
Governor Brown Vetoes Attack on Suction Dredge Gold Miners, says Gold Pan California - Directs Secretary of Resources to Publish EIR
Fri, 01 Jul 2011, 08:58:55 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
CONCORD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gold Pan California, a gold mining supply shop located in the Bay Area, is full of suction dredge gold miners celebrating a line-item veto that Governor Brown made in the final State Budget today. 'This is the vindication we've been waiting for,' says owner Mike Dunn.
California Budget: Raising Taxes Indefensible While Killing Solvent Gold Mining Industry, says Gold Pan California
Thu, 23 Jun 2011, 19:37:02 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
CONCORD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gold Pan California, a gold mining supply shop located in the Bay Area, just got a boost from Washington, D.C. to help fend off erroneous Legislation which is now tangled in the ongoing California budget negotiations.
California Budget: 'Insane' Legislature Tries to Kill Gold Mining Industry, says Gold Pan California
Wed, 22 Jun 2011, 20:08:50 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
CONCORD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gold Pan California, a gold mining supply shop and headquarters for California suction dredge miners, recently got a boost from Washington DC: Congressman Tom McClintock (R-CA) is mad as hell and wants Governor Brown's assistance to squash 2 paragraphs of impending legislation which, if enacted, will kill the California suction gold mining industry.
Government Cyber Crime Organization Issues Validation Report for StegAlyzerRTS
Tue, 21 Jun 2011, 19:33:05 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
FAIRMONT, W.Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Backbone Security is pleased to announce the Defense Cyber Crime Institute (DCCI), an element of the Department of Defense (DoD) Cyber Crime Center (DC3), has published a Validation Report for Backbone's Steganography Analyzer Real-Time Scanner (StegAlyzerRTS), a network security appliance for monitoring inbound and outbound network traffic in real-time for the presence of digital steganography applications and signatures.
California Budget: Suction Dredge Gold Miners Targeted - Foes Provide Erroneous $1.8M Deficit to State Legislature to Kill Industry, says Gold Pan California
Tue, 14 Jun 2011, 21:24:16 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
CONCORD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gold Pan California, a gold mining supply shop located in the Bay Area, has recently become the California headquarters for suction dredge gold miners whose industry faces permanent closure if 2 paragraphs of erroneous language are not deleted during the current Budget battle. 'We are trying to alert the Legislators and Governor Jerry Brown about this erroneous budget information before a death blow is dealt to the miners,' says Gold Pan owner Mike Dunn.
California Long-Term Care in Jeopardy - Well-Intentioned Bill Threatens to Boost Insurance Rates and Undermine Care
Tue, 14 Jun 2011, 20:21:47 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Concerned that long-term care insurance rates might go up? 'The California Assembly feels your pain,' says Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), 'but they just passed a bill, AB 999, that will only make matters worse if the State Senate also passes it.' LTCFP is one of America's largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies, representing multiple carriers.
New Website Opens The Door to Employment and Education Opportunities for Inland Empire Youth
Mon, 13 Jun 2011, 19:12:33 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board Youth Council has designed a new website specifically for San Bernardino County youth, ages 14 through 21 at SBCountyJobOps.com. The site features videos that profile careers in the County's top demand industries and the short-term vocational training programs that provided young people with the skills to enter these careers.
California Budget $1.8M Error Will Kill Gold Mining Industry, says Gold Pan California
Thu, 09 Jun 2011, 23:20:02 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gold Pan California, a gold mining supply shop located in the Bay Area, is bustling with suction dredge gold miners who are anxiously seeking a last-minute deletion of a math mistake in the current State Budget battle. 'This is a new financial disaster headed straight to the heart of the Golden State,' says owner Mike Dunn.
Attorney General Jerry Brown: California Gold Mining Program Solvent - Legislature on Eve of Killing Industry over $1.8M Math Mistake
Thu, 09 Jun 2011, 17:59:30 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
CONCORD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gold Pan California, a gold mining supply shop located in the Bay Area, is bustling with suction dredge gold miners who are anxiously trying to get information about what is going on in Sacramento. 'This is a new financial disaster headed straight to the heart of the Golden State,' says owner Mike Dunn.
High Fuel Costs Won't Slow Down Inland Empire Transportation Companies
Tue, 07 Jun 2011, 10:59:02 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A 30 percent increase in fuel surcharges has put tremendous pressure on the Inland Empire's transportation companies, but won't stop this industry from continuing to be a top local employer, says Terry Klenske, President of Dalton Trucking and member of the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board.
California Budget Committee Attempts to Prohibit Gold Mining Science, says Gold Pan California
Mon, 06 Jun 2011, 19:22:58 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
CONCORD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gold Pan California, a gold mining supply shop in the Bay Area, has been building inventory of gold mining equipment in anticipation of the season re-opening in November. That anticipation is quickly fading and scorn for the California Legislature is taking its place, for owner Mike Dunn. Pointing to a hefty 1,500-page scientific report, Dunn declares 'The Legislature is trying to prohibit the science from being published. This is an arrant betrayal of the public trust!'
California Legislature Fails to Check Math: Proposed Gold Mining Budget Cut of $1.8 Million Increases Deficit by $23 Million, says Gold Pan California
Fri, 03 Jun 2011, 16:00:41 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
CONCORD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gold Pan California, a gold mining supply shop located in the Bay Area, has been building inventory of gold mining equipment in anticipation of the season re-opening in November. Pointing to a simple desk calculator, owner Mike Dunn cringes, 'Can you believe the budget committees have made such a stellar math mistake?'
Golden State Legislature Poised to Kill Gold Mining Industry on Eve of New Regulations, says Gold Pan California
Tue, 31 May 2011, 16:35:19 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
CONCORD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gold Pan California, a gold mining supply shop, has been looking forward to the relief of November like salve applied to a burn. Owner Mike Dunn's anticipation of relief was suddenly diverted 2 weeks ago, when the California Legislature began shuffling last minute trailer budget bill language which, if passed, will kill the suction gold mining industry and cost the Golden State $23 to $70 Million annually.
MADE In Missouri 2011 State Entrepreneurship Competition to Highlight New Businesses in Missouri
Fri, 27 May 2011, 10:59:02 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SEDALIA, Mo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Do you have a new business or want to start one? The Missouri Alliance for the Development of Entrepreneurship announced today that the 2011 MADE In Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition, an event that will highlight new and aspiring businesses through a competitive and educational business development process, will accept preliminary submissions until June 30, 2011.
San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board Helps Fill Shortage of Skilled Workers
Thu, 12 May 2011, 10:59:02 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Leading manufacturing companies in the Inland Empire, a top manufacturing hub, cannot find enough skilled machinists, electricians, welders or mechanics to fill positions left by an experienced but aging workforce. In partnership with the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board and local educators, these companies formed the Manufacturers' Council of the Inland Empire to pool resources.
Strengthening the Electric Transmission Grid Would Be a Boon to the Economy, WIRES Study Finds
Wed, 11 May 2011, 09:58:22 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A new analysis commissioned by WIRES shows that annual investment in new electric transmission facilities could soon reach $12-$16 billion in the United States, resulting in $30 - $40 billion in annual economic activity. This translates into support for 150,000 - 200,000 new full-time jobs in the U.S. in each of the next 20 years and between 20,000 and 50,000 new jobs each year in Canada.
San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board Helps Small Business Start-Up
Tue, 26 Apr 2011, 17:56:52 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In San Bernardino County, site selection and hiring assistance programs are helping promising new businesses launch in spite of a tough economy. The County of San Bernardino Board of Supervisors knows that a business-friendly environment is one of the keys to economic recovery and vitality and carefully invests funding from the Workforce Investment Act to bring more employers to the region.
Political Activist Ed Forchion aka NJWeedman Battles for Freedom as his Lawyer, John Vincent Saykanic, Files Historic Legal Brief on 4/20 - Cannabis Day
Mon, 18 Apr 2011, 18:08:58 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As medical marijuana smokers around the globe celebrate '4/20' - an internationally recognized date for the celebration of cannabis - Ed Forchion, aka NJWeedman announced that his lawyer, John Vincent Saykanic, Esq., will be filing a historic legal brief in New Jersey's Burlington County Superior Court, battling for not only Forchion's freedom but for the rights and recognition of marijuana smokers everywhere.
Sports Group Endorses Grass-roots American Values Organizations
Mon, 18 Apr 2011, 16:59:45 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
WALL, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- David Walker, former Comptroller General of the United States, will team up with market commentator Peter Grandich and his Trinity Financial Sports & Entertainment Management Co. to promote The Comeback America Initiative (CAI) and No Labels - organizations, both of which Walker is a founder, aimed at helping bring America back to the common sense principles upon which our country was founded.
Millennium Administrators, Inc. Has Been Selected by the County of Middlesex, New Jersey to Provide Stand-alone RX Benefit Administration
Fri, 15 Apr 2011, 09:59:37 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SCHWENKSVILLE, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Millennium Administrators, Inc., a pharmacy benefits administrator, has signed a contract with the County of Middlesex, NJ to provide stand-alone pharmacy benefit services for County employees and their dependents. Millennium is providing administrative oversight for the stand-alone pharmacy benefit program, including cost containment initiatives, claim audits and administrative services to enhance cost saving initiatives at the County.
Texas Legislators Vie for New Bill to Limit Pet Ownership Rights
Wed, 13 Apr 2011, 22:39:16 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A collective group of animal organizations - Animal Owners Association of Texas, Professional Canine Breeder Association, East Texas Dog Lovers and individuals - have come together to stand against a bill that they say is unconscionable.
Oil Boom Town is Now Bustling with Travelers Seeking Outdoor Adventure
Wed, 06 Apr 2011, 20:43:29 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
FARMINGTON, N.M. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In view of the snow-capped San Juans to the north, with the iconic Shiprock floating on the skyline to the west, Farmington is a rugged oil boom town rapidly emerging as a destination for outdoor adventurers. 'Our climate, rivers and wilderness areas make outdoor activities a major attraction for visitors,' says Debbie Dusenbery, director of the Farmington Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Investors Flock to Brazil at an Unprecedented Rate
Thu, 31 Mar 2011, 19:54:08 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
BRASILIA, Brazil (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With strong economic growth (7.5 percent per annum), a large and robust domestic market and a stable democracy, Brazil is a thriving market for foreign investors. President of the Brazilian political consulting firm Arko Advice and founder of the online intelligence service Brazilian Intelligence, Dr. Murillo de Aragao says, 'In 29 years of business relationships with foreign investors, I have never witnessed the current level of interest in investing in Brazil.'
Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County Supports Employers with Human Resources Hotline
Thu, 24 Mar 2011, 00:06:39 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board, through a partnership with the California Employers Association, has helped more than 100 businesses with no cost human resources consulting. Horizon Hobby, Inc. is a medium sized company located in Ontario, Calif. with their corporate headquarters in Illinois.
Local Businesses Hire 90 Percent of Graduates from Workforce Investment Act Funded Machining Course - Return on Investment Tops $7 Million
Tue, 01 Mar 2011, 13:58:45 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Members of the first graduating class of Technical Employment Training, Inc. (TET) were unable to accept their diploma because they were already busy at their new jobs, reports the Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County.
Workforce Investment Board of San Bernardino County Helps Employers Preserve Jobs and Save Money
Mon, 28 Feb 2011, 23:48:12 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A business efficiency consulting program offered free of charge to local employers in San Bernardino County saved more than 700 jobs and created 200 jobs in less than one year. Funded with federal Workforce Investment Act (WIA) dollars administered by the Workforce Investment Board, the program assisted companies to avert impending layoffs, and much more.
San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board's On-The-Job Training Program Relieves Welfare Rolls
Fri, 25 Feb 2011, 19:05:31 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Through government and business partnerships in San Bernardino County, training programs are helping reduce the number of people on welfare, develop their skills and stimulate businesses growth in spite of a tough economy. The County of San Bernardino Board of Supervisors knows that assisting businesses during these tough times is the key to our local economic recovery and uses funding received through the Workforce Investment Act to provide this assistance.
Alameda Teacher Discusses Egypt on PBS NewsHour
Fri, 11 Feb 2011, 22:26:11 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
ALAMEDA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nea Community Learning Center teacher David Maduli is among a nationwide group of educators chosen by PBS NewsHour to participate in a live online discussion exploring recent political events in Egypt. The discussion will take place Tuesday, February 15 at 2 p.m. ET (11 a.m. PT).
Edward Professional Advisors is Helping Compton Regain Control of its Police Services
Tue, 08 Feb 2011, 10:59:31 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edward Professional Advisors announces that the City of Compton has selected it to help create its own police department. The Mayor of the City of Compton says, 'We are excited about the opportunity to regain local control of our police services. We are in the midst of a campaign to rebirth a new Compton.'
JLA Home to Create 100 New Jobs in Savannah by 2011
Thu, 02 Dec 2010, 18:35:39 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAVANNAH, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Savannah will see 100 new jobs by 2011, due to Dermody Properties'/DP Partners' sale of a 689,400 square-foot building in its LogistiPort Industrial Park to JLA Home for an East Coast assembly and distribution center, SEDA announced today. The Class A industrial property is being sold for an undisclosed price to JLA, a subsidiary of E&E Company.
The Georgia Humanities Council and Digital Library of Georgia Win Prestigious Schwartz Prize
Fri, 19 Nov 2010, 06:59:57 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Georgia Humanities Council and the Digital Library of Georgia won the Helen and Martin Schwartz Prize for their partnership on the Civil Rights Digital Library (CRDL). This marks the second time the Georgia Humanities Council has won the Schwartz Prize. Their first prize recognized their success with the online New Georgia Encyclopedia.
Zombie Diaries Actress Joins Group That is Helping to 'Get Drugs Out and Arts in,' in Southeastern Oklahoma
Tue, 09 Nov 2010, 20:30:38 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
MCALESTER, Okla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Victoria Summer is the newest celebrity name signed on to help a local group running a grassroots campaign called Take McAlester Back in southeastern Oklahoma. The campaign is geared toward getting drugs out of the area and implementing programs for children and adults alike that feed creativity.
Veterans Split on Kagan Endorsement
Mon, 18 Oct 2010, 17:05:09 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The endorsement of Congressman Steve Kagan by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Political Action Committee has been called 'preposterous' by the Chairman of Patriotic Veterans Inc due to Kagan's alleged 'consistent lack of support for our troops in the field.'
Grandich Writes Foreword to New Book 'Restoring the American Dream' to be Released Today
Fri, 15 Oct 2010, 17:37:18 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
WALL, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Peter Grandich, editor and publisher of the Grandich Letter, has authored the foreword in Michel Faulkner's new book 'Restoring the American Dream' (ISBN 13: 978-1-936314-30-0), which is being released nationally today. Grandich, an internationally-followed financial commentator and markets expert, had previously endorsed Faulkner in New York's 15th District Congressional race against Charles Rangel.
Sheryl Lee Ralph, Shirley Franklin, Greek Organizations and Community Leaders Join Rally to Encourage Women to Vote
Tue, 12 Oct 2010, 16:44:33 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The ballot power of women will be the focus this Saturday as actress, singer and activist, Sheryl Lee Ralph; chair of the National Congress of Black Women, E Faye Williams, Esq; former Atlanta Mayor, Shirley Franklin; and women from across the state assemble for 'Women in Power Multicultural Forum,' a nonpartisan, intergenerational event hosted by sclc/Women's Organizational Movement for Equality Now, Inc. and the Georgia Coalition of Black Women.
Savannah Economic Development Authority Board of Directors names new President and CEO
Tue, 28 Sep 2010, 13:14:41 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAVANNAH, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Savannah Economic Development Authority's (SEDA) Board of Directors voted unanimously today to approve the recommendation from SEDA's Succession Planning Committee to name Steven W. Weathers the Authority's next president and CEO.
Just in Time for the Elections - Justice for All
Fri, 24 Sep 2010, 06:59:46 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The elections are just around the corner and with them comes the timely release of a new book by Dr. Erin Gilliland, 'Justice for All - Saving Justice in America' (ISBN: 978-1-60264-634-6) that focuses on hot-button issues such as illegal immigration, healthcare reform and government debt.
Ferret Lovers to Meet in Concord as New Ferret Research is Released from Sacramento State University
Tue, 21 Sep 2010, 18:54:14 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LA MESA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A press conference has been announced for Noon on Saturday, Sept. 25th by LegalizeFerrets, calling on Governor Schwarzenegger to lift the ferret ban before he leaves office and asking (again) the respective Jerry Brown and Meg Whitman campaigns to address the issue.
State Business Competition is a Success, Prepares to Launch for Next Year
Fri, 03 Sep 2010, 15:35:34 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
MARSHALL, Mo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Missouri Alliance for the Development of Entrepreneurship held the final level of the Inaugural 2010 MADE In Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition on August 19th, 2010 in the Lowell Mohler Assembly Hall at the Missouri State Fair. Five winners from ten finalists were named, and each received a cash price and certificate for placing, with over 100 in attendance.
Gail Goode Press Conference Friday August 27, 2010
Thu, 26 Aug 2010, 13:24:15 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- U.S. Senate Candidate Gail Goode (D-NY) will hold a press conference on Friday, August 27, in Saratoga Springs to discuss a range of issues, including the impact of hydraulic fracturing on the state's watershed, job creation and rebuilding New York State's infrastructure.
U.S. Senate Candidate Gail Goode Supports Ban on Drilling Near Drinking Water
Wed, 25 Aug 2010, 17:44:47 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- U.S. Senate Candidate Gail Goode (D-NY) yesterday supported a six-month ban on hydraulic drilling for natural gas near upstate watersheds that supply drinking water to the New York metropolitan region.
U.S. Senate Candidate Gail Goode Challenges Kirsten Gillibrand to Debate Across the State
Thu, 29 Jul 2010, 16:45:17 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- U.S. Senate Candidate Gail Goode (D-NY) today challenged her primary opponent, Kirsten Gillibrand, to a series of debates around New York State prior to the Democratic primary on September 14. Goode will appear on the Democratic primary ballot.
Past Time to Legalize Ferrets in California says LegalizeFerrets.org
Tue, 27 Jul 2010, 20:17:42 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LA MESA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to Ferrets Anonymous, legalizing pet ferrets affects hundreds of thousands of Californians, even though many citizens may be unfamiliar with the State's 77-year-old ferret ban. The California Veterinary Medical Association has long agreed that pet ferrets should be legal. State legislators agreed six years ago. But the Governor blocked ferret legalization, when he vetoed the Ferret Amnesty Bill.
ShipCom Appoints TCS as HF Radio Consultant
Wed, 21 Jul 2010, 14:50:28 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
COVINGTON, La. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ShipCom, a provider of High Frequency (HF) maritime single sideband voice and electronic mail services has appointed Tusa Consulting Services (TCS) as its authorized radio consultant supportive of emergency operations throughout the states of Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and coastal Texas.
12 EDGE Fund Applications Approved to Advance to Second Phase of 2010 Funding Process
Tue, 20 Jul 2010, 14:13:25 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Economic Development Generating Excellence Policy Board announced that 12 pre-proposal applications from an initial field of 62 have been approved to advance to the next step in the 2010 funding evaluation process. This year represents the third round of funding disbursement from the EDGE fund; in 2009, five awards were granted totaling $7.5 million. This year, around $6.5 million will be available for award distribution.
Center Releases Report on New Jersey Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Programs
Thu, 15 Jul 2010, 09:59:50 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- During the past two years, twenty-six New Jersey agencies that address domestic violence and sexual assault have participated in the Cultural Competency Technical Assistance Project. The Beyond Diversity Resource Center issued a report today which shows that the participating agencies have made substantial Progress in their efforts to provide culturally competent services to their clients.
A Citizen's Attempt to Restore the Democratic Process to the 2010 New York U.S. Senate Campaign
Wed, 14 Jul 2010, 07:58:51 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'New Yorkers have a right to a Democratic primary,' said U.S. Senate Candidate Gail Goode. Goode built an organization of citizens to collect over 45,000 signatures from registered Democrats, who agreed with her mission to give voters of the Empire State a choice for Senator in this year's Democratic Primary.
Financial Commentator Peter Grandich Endorses Michel Faulkner for Congress
Wed, 14 Jul 2010, 06:59:54 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As a financial commentator, Peter Grandich always has something to say and his opinions and forecasts are sought-after by hundreds of thousands on his daily blog, The Grandich Letter. Yet, in over 25 years of broadcasting his opinion, Grandich has never endorsed a candidate for political office. Until now.
Beyond Diversity Holds Press Conference on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Programs
Fri, 02 Jul 2010, 08:58:35 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Media Advisory: The need for domestic violence and sexual assault programs to provide more culturally competent services has been recognized as a national concern. During the past two years, more than 25 New Jersey organizations that address domestic violence and sexual assault have participated in the Cultural Competency Technical Assistance Project to improve services to clients from marginalized and underserved populations.
Words of the Founders by Paul Rosenberg - A New Book Release
Tue, 29 Jun 2010, 20:47:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'The Words of the Founders' (ISBN: 978-0979987731), a new book by Paul Rosenberg, author of the counter-culture classic 'A Lodging of Wayfaring Men,' is released for sale today by Ascoli Publishing and Vera Verba Publishing. Rosenberg has assembled 570 timely and poignant quotes from America's Founding Fathers.
Santos Victory Demonstrates New Digital Strategy in Latin American E-Democracy
Fri, 25 Jun 2010, 18:26:12 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
BOGOTA, Colombia (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nearly half a million Colombians logged on to SantosPresidente.com between June 1st and June 20th, the second round Presidential elections to follow the Santos campaign and the Candidate's initiatives, turning the tide in this historic political victory. In under 72 hours, 1,076 individual Web pages, comprising the first-ever Virtual Headquarters used for Presidential Elections in Latin America, had been launched.
Cochran, Cochran and Yale Designated a SDVOSB and GSA Preferred Supplier
Tue, 15 Jun 2010, 20:59:28 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cochran, Cochran and Yale, LLC (CCY), who has been offering comprehensive Executive Search services nationwide since 1979, has been designated a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) and awarded a GSA Preferred Supplier Contract valued at $1M.
Local Chef lobbies the Child Nutrition Reauthorization Bill
Wed, 09 Jun 2010, 18:25:51 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
PLANO, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- June 10 will be a day of activities on Capitol Hill organized by the Food Action Research Center and other partner organizations such as Share Our Strength. The goal is to highlight the importance of fighting childhood hunger in America. Chef Ash Sengson of Please Enjoy Personal Chef and Catering Services from Plano, TX will lobby members of Congress to discuss the Child Nutrition Reauthorization Bill.
ElectionMall and Microsoft Join to Power Campaigns at Personal Democracy Forum Conference 2010
Fri, 04 Jun 2010, 12:01:51 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ElectionMall.com and Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) today announced a strategic partnership to provide the one-stop technology shop for running and winning political and issue advocacy campaigns. As part of the relationship, the companies introduced Campaign Cloud, an integrated set of customizable technologies, from online collaboration to robust Web presence. The two companies announced the relationship today at Personal Democracy Forum Conference 2010.
MEDIA ALERT: Microsoft and ElectionMall.com Press Availability June 4
Thu, 03 Jun 2010, 16:21:51 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- What: Press Availability with Microsoft and ElectionMall. Who: Stan Freck, Director of U.S. Public Sector Cloud Services at Microsoft and Ravi Singh, CEO and Founder of ElectionMall.com. 10am EDT, Friday June 4, at the Personal Democracy Forum Conference 2010, The Graduate Center - B. Altman Building - Breakout C, The City University of New York.
Compton Votes for Community Control of Its Police Resources
Wed, 02 Jun 2010, 19:02:02 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
CLAREMONT, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edward Professional Advisors announces that in a close, but historic vote late last night, the Compton City Council voted 3-2 to establish a new Compton Community Police Department. After 10 years of receiving police services from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, the Compton City Council voted last night to establish a new Compton Community Police Department and end its contractual relationship with the sheriff's department.
The Savannah Economic Development Authority Board of Directors Announces Search for Next President and CEO
Thu, 20 May 2010, 16:04:27 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
SAVANNAH, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Succession Planning Committee of the Savannah Economic Development Authority (SEDA) Board of Directors announced on Monday the selection of Heidrick and Struggles to lead the search for SEDA's next president and CEO. The process will begin immediately and is expected to take 90 to 120 days to name the selected candidate.
Juan Manuel Santos Grows Extremely Quickly in Social Networks
Mon, 17 May 2010, 16:31:01 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
BOGOTA, Colombia (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In only two weeks, the Santos Presidential campaign has managed to slingshot the candidate across social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, hi5, Delicious and WordPress. Santos' Facebook fans were at 70,409 before the Web 2.0 campaign began, and now number 148,750 within 15 days.
Twitter Goes Down and Hall of Shame Goes Up in Colombia Presidential Elections 2010
Mon, 10 May 2010, 18:18:26 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
BOGOTA, Colombia (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Web 2.0 Victory Team set up by presidential candidate Juan Manuel Santos, has recently been attacked through various online media. These attacks have ranged from fake profiles or groups on Twitter and Facebook, to misleading or abusive comments on blogs. In response, the Web 2.0 Victory Team, led by Santiago Valencia, has created the 'Wall of Shame.'
Santos Campaign Making History: Juan Manuel Santos is First Politician in South America to Launch Campaign Through the Internet
Wed, 05 May 2010, 15:24:37 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
BOGOTA, Colombia (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Political campaigns in Latin-America have always been marked by traditionalism, manifestations, crowded plazas and message distribution through traditional media such as television, billboards, written press and radio. Never before has voter outreach been conducted through the Internet and other new media technologies.
New York State Lobby for Life Day 2010
Wed, 28 Apr 2010, 18:28:47 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
ALBANY, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The New York State Right to Life Committee held its annual Lobby for Life Day yesterday, April 27th, in the well of the Legislative Office Building in Albany. About 200 people attended the event, which focused on the Unborn Victims of Violence Act, a bill currently pending in the state legislature that provides that those who kill or injure an unborn child during a crime of violence against a pregnant woman may be held criminally responsible.
Newt Gingrich Names Dr. Jim Garlow to Chair Renewing American Leadership
Tue, 16 Mar 2010, 18:33:19 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich today named Dr. Jim Garlow as Chairman of Renewing American Leadership (ReAL), the non-profit organization Gingrich created. Dr. Garlow is an author, communicator, commentator, historian, and cultural observer. For the last 14 years, he has served as Senior Pastor of Skyline Wesleyan Church in San Diego, Calif., and will continue to do so.
One Tennessee County Commissioner Candidate Declares 2010 Census Unconstitutional
Tue, 02 Mar 2010, 06:59:05 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
FRANKLIN, Tenn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- County Commissioner candidate and former U.S. Marine, Trinity Persful, sparked some controversy this weekend at a Rise & Shine Conservative Breakfast at Dotson's Cafe when he warned Williamson County residents against the federal usurpation of local government by means of the 2010 census. A constitutional conservative, Mr. Persful puts forth that although citizens have an obligation to be rightfully counted for purposes of representation.
Conservative PAC Says Joseph Kennedy Taking More Votes from Martha Coakley in U.S. Senate Race
Mon, 18 Jan 2010, 14:04:34 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- William Greene, Chairman of the conservative online political action committee RightMarch.com PAC, announced today that Independent candidate Joseph Kennedy is taking enough votes from Martha Coakley to ensure her loss in the upcoming special election for U.S. Senate in Massachusetts.
Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. Launches New Website: Reaching Voters in New and Exciting Ways
Mon, 18 Jan 2010, 12:21:21 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr., the incumbent candidate for Illinois 2nd Congressional district, has launched his new Website. The site focuses on new Web strategies to increase the Get Out The Vote (GOTV) efforts for the campaign. The new Website encourages supporters to share their ideas with the Congressman, participate in polls and attend fundraising events.
State Representative Kurt Kelly Files to Run for Congress against Grayson
Tue, 05 Jan 2010, 08:59:45 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
ORLANDO, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- State Representative Kurt Kelly, whose district covers part of Florida's Eighth Congressional district, today filed paperwork to run for Congress against controversial first-term Democrat Rep. Alan Grayson. 'The people of Central Florida deserve a Congressman with a business background who knows that money spent by the federal government in Washington isn't play money, but rather hard-earned money taken out of each of our paychecks,' said Rep. Kelly.
Minnesota Town's 20 Years of Entrepreneurship Inspires the World - Anniversary of the First Enterprise Facilitation Project in Lincoln County
Fri, 20 Nov 2009, 16:35:51 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LAKE BENTON, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sirolli Institute is proud to announce Lake Benton was the first American community to adopt the Sirolli Institute's internationally acclaimed Enterprise Facilitation(R) concept which has captured the imagination of more than 40,000 small businesses worldwide. Through Enterprise Facilitation, civic leaders learn how to capture local intelligence.
Social Networking Websites Becoming the New Voice for European Politics
Thu, 19 Nov 2009, 20:38:06 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
BARCELONA, Spain (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In conjunction with the launch of ElectionMall's new ElectionMall.EU website, Ravi Singh, CEO of ElectionMall Technologies, will be speaking in Barcelona, Spain at the first ever European conference held by the Personal Democracy Forum. For the last six years, the Personal Democracy Forum has served as a hub for American politicos, government enthusiasts, and technology fans to gather and share information on the Internet and how it is changing the American political landscape.
e-Democracy in Panama - CEO of ElectionMall Technologies Speaks at IAPC Conference
Fri, 13 Nov 2009, 18:29:41 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
PANAMA CITY, Panama, Nov. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ravi Singh, the CEO of ElectionMall Technologies, will be speaking on 'The Wide Swath' panel at the annual IAPC conference. The IAPC, or the International Association of Political Consultants, is an organization of professionals in the political sphere, dedicated to helping spread democracy throughout the world. Their main event is an annual conference, where many gather to discuss upcoming world elections and deconstruct recent trends in the political cycle.
eDemocracy 2.0 Comes to Canada - ElectionMall CEO Discusses How Technology is Changing Politics Worldwide
Wed, 04 Nov 2009, 18:56:16 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
TORONTO, Canada (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ravi Singh, CEO and founder of ElectionMall Technologies, is scheduled to speak at the 10th annual Art and Science of Public Affairs conference, sponsored by the Public Affairs Association of Canada. ElectionMall Technologies is a campaign technology company that is dedicated to helping campaigns of all sizes utilize technology and reach voters since 2000. Singh is recognized as the 'Campaign Guru,' a global expert on campaign technology.
Campaign in the Box - ElectionMall Offers Innovative Technology Tools Bundled into One Single Package
Mon, 26 Oct 2009, 17:08:23 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After nine years of providing technology to political campaigns ElectionMall.com has learned a few things about the common challenges many of their clients face. 'Running for political office isn't easy,' describes ElectionMall CEO Ravi Singh. 'We see a lot of campaigns that don't know where to begin and are struggling to figure it all out.'
Health Reform Must Protect Children's Hospitals and Patient Choice, Nye Pledges
Thu, 22 Oct 2009, 17:17:39 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A current draft of healthcare reform legislation in the House of Representatives may inadvertently result in multi-million dollar reductions in federal support for Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters and children's hospitals around the nation, forcing them to cut critical services in a segment of the industry that has already achieved near universal coverage.
Safe Drug Drop Off - Sheriff Baca, L.A. County communities, and Narconon Join Together to Get Drugs Out of the Medicine Cabinet
Thu, 01 Oct 2009, 11:40:23 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Drugs are toxic, both to the environment and people, especially children, some of whom hold 'pharming' parties to pop leftover scrips. Thus, a new pilot to provide mailbox-like safe drop-off sites, announced on 29 Sept, 2009 by Los Angeles County Sheriff Baca and mayors and councilmen and women from half a dozen L.A. County townships, joined by Narconon International.
Libera Project Honored with 2009 Best of New York Award
Fri, 25 Sep 2009, 13:13:46 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
ALBANY, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The New York State Commission for the Blind and Visually Handicapped (CBVH) has earned a 2009 'Best of New York' award for its Consumer Information System (CIS) application, developed with Libera, Inc. of Jamestown, NY, a government contractor and software development company. The award was made by the New York State Center for Digital Government and Government Technology in the category of 'Project Best Advancing Service to the Public.'
Georgia Gubernatorial Candidate Oxendine speaks September 29 about Small Business to Georgia Association of Business Brokers
Thu, 24 Sep 2009, 14:20:52 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Georgia Insurance Commissioner John W. Oxendine, the Republican frontrunner in the 2010 Georgia governor's race, will offer his views on the prospects for small businesses and the future of business in Georgia at the monthly meeting of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers on Tuesday.
Obama is 'Chocolate Jesus' According to Los Angeles City Official
Tue, 22 Sep 2009, 14:23:36 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Glenn Beck is promoting citizen journalism, busting ACORN for advising a prostitute with housing. Patrick Duff and Craig Rubin are hoping for the same type of government action by exposing what they feel is government corruption. Rubin and Duff are both religious leaders that provide medical marijuana in the City of Los Angeles.
Racism Charged in Los Angeles as Economy Goes to Pot
Wed, 05 Aug 2009, 21:07:41 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It is said that Obama has stopped the economy from falling off a cliff, but in Los Angeles it is the Cannabis Industry that is saving landlords of commercial properties, says Pastor Craig Rubin. One year ago Rubin, founder of Craig X Academy, an on-line marijuana school that teaches students in a course called, 'Profit from Pot,' rented an abandoned building in the SORO district to provide medical cannabis to qualified patients. Rubin has recently bombarded the Internet with ads for his service but finds himself in a fight with the City of Los Angeles to save his pot club.
Thanks to President Obama, Everyday is a Campaign
Mon, 29 Jun 2009, 16:08:08 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ElectionMall launches new social media tools - great for candidates from school board to President. As technology continues to drive political participation at all levels, the need for the latest tools makes all the difference as candidates, from the school board to the White House, look to engage voters, raise money and win on Election Day.
LegalizeFerrets' YouTube Video Contest - Voting Starts June 29th through July 4th
Mon, 29 Jun 2009, 14:51:09 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LA MESA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LegalizeFerrets.org, an organization of people interested in legalizing ferrets in California, is conducting their second annual YouTube Video Contest. Nine videos have been entered and the only prize is $500 cash. Legalize Ferrets is conducting an Environmental Impact Report as required from the California Department of Fish and Game. Their mailing list and support continue to grow and the video contest is a great expression of the hope, pain and fear California ferret enthusiasts live with.
Louisiana Libertarian Senatorial Candidate Speaks Out
Mon, 22 Jun 2009, 12:18:50 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
MANDEVILLE, La. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Louisiana's Libertarian Party Senatorial Candidate Anthony 'Tony G' Gentile told supporters on Sunday not to fret about the lack of attention from the press. Jokingly he told friends and supporters, 'If I take my shirt off to win votes I'll actually lose votes, my belly's too big! I also have no need to seek out a madam.'
Brewer Petitions White House for 'Beer Nutrition Czar' Position
Fri, 12 Jun 2009, 12:13:06 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Publisher Bob Skilnik, president of Gambrinus Media, announced his candidacy today for the role of United States 'Beer Nutrition Czar.' President Obama might soon be looking for another Czar who can help clarify the innumerable misconceptions about beer's historic role as a beverage of moderation, hopes Skilnik (although he has little faith that the President won't be able to resist saying 'more taxes' and 'beer' in the same sentence).
ElectionMall CEO Applauds President's Creation of Cyber Czar Position
Fri, 29 May 2009, 17:18:36 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
WASHINGTON, D.C., May 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ever since ElectionMall was first established in 1999, Ravi Singh has relentlessly reminded politicians - from school board to presidential - about how integral election security is to prevent cyber attacks. Even though the advantages of online election security are so obvious, campaigns of all levels are shockingly lackadaisical in implementing adequate protection for their websites and databases.
DepthPR Adds Public Policy Strategy and Communications Services Partnering with DC-based Public Affairs Veteran Brent Gilroy
Wed, 20 May 2009, 13:41:24 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
ATLANTA, Ga., May 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Depth Public Relations LLC, a full-service public relations and marketing provider for the financial services industry, now offers the services of public affairs veteran Brent Gilroy, a Washington, DC-based consultant for issues-related strategy, guidance and services. The collaboration serves community institutions, mortgage lenders, technology and services providers, and grassroots affordable housing initiatives that want to become better informed and more effective.
Former Gubernatorial Candidate Announces Run for U.S. Senate
Mon, 18 May 2009, 13:29:15 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
MANDEVILLE, La., May 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- From his campaign headquarters in Mandeville, Louisiana Anthony 'Tony G' Gentile announced his candidacy for U.S. Senator. He'll be running as an Independent. Gentile advertises himself as a conservative but is willing to listen to all that present sound high impact ideas that will benefit our country.
Historic European Election Website to Help Increase Participation
Mon, 11 May 2009, 15:59:06 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
WASHINGTON, D.C., May 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The complete voting records of MEPs are being made accessible online for the first time with the launch of a new website aimed at promoting better debates and greater transparency in EU decision-making. 'This is an historic opportunity and launch for Europe. Citizens from every country will be able to actively engage with MEP's in a way that only the internet can provide. ElectionMall has seen similar projects in the USA but to be involved at the ground level is truly an honor,' said Ravi Singh, CEO of ElectionMall.
Obama Creating One World Government Pronounces Pastor Craig X Rubin
Tue, 14 Apr 2009, 17:39:03 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- President Obama at the recent G20 Summit took on the role of World President and according to Pastor Rubin the start of a global government. Pastor Rubin, a recent candidate for mayor in Los Angeles asserts Obama is against marijuana because he is part of the New World Order. But the NY Post maintains, 'The economy has gone to pot. With the nation's fiscal health in the tank, homegrown marijuana operations have soared by 60 percent.'
'Checkoff California Month' Declared to Encourage Californians to Make a Difference at Tax Time
Thu, 05 Mar 2009, 12:52:57 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- To remind Californians how simple it is to make a contribution to one or more of the fifteen charitable funds participating in the state's voluntary tax check-off program, the month of March has been declared Checkoff California Month. 'Our Golden State is home to countless generous people dedicated to making a difference,' stated California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in his message for Checkoff California Month.
Put Down The Bong Pick Up The Ballot Says Los Angeles Mayoral Candidate
Tue, 03 Mar 2009, 20:02:42 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With 3 hours left to vote in California's least-watched major election, pastor Craig X. Rubin is reaching out to Los Angeles' 420 community and asking them to, 'Put down the bong and pick up the ballot.' He told supporters, 'In the remaining hours call a friend and get out the vote.' This election is going to have a historically low turnout and a few thousand stoners could win it for Pastor Rubin of the Family Church in Pasadena.
'Last on the Ballot, First in Your Heart' Craig Rubin's Catchy Slogan in Los Angeles' Mayor Election to Guide Him to Victory
Mon, 02 Mar 2009, 19:40:13 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With ten candidates running for mayor Tuesday March 3rd in this year's election - and most people thinking the mayor is sure to win again - one candidate, Pastor Craig X Rubin, is predicting a big upset and he explains why. 'We are the only campaign with a positive base of support. The lying mayor is running on safety (the city isn't safer) and my best opponent is running on an anti-Latino campaign in the largest Latino city in the world, outside of Mexico City.'
Medical Marijuana Author Endorses Craig X Rubin for Mayor
Tue, 24 Feb 2009, 14:49:54 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dennis Peron, the senior citizen who wrote Proposition P back in 1991, says, Vote for Craig Rubin. Proposition P was the nation's first medical marijuana legislation and has inspired national change. When it was introduced 80-percent of the voters in California's county and city supported medical use. Since then nearly two dozen states have legalized marijuana for medical purposes. Dennis Peron, the man who started the medical marijuana movement, has come out in support of Mayoral candidate Craig X Rubin.
Fox News Joins Major News Organizations Promoting Marijuana Candidate with Air Time for Craig Rubin
Wed, 18 Feb 2009, 19:00:04 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Craig Rubin, candidate for mayor in the City of Los Angeles, is certainly happy that Michael Phelps is not going to be prosecuted, but is still organizing an international boycott against Kellogg's. He is even happier that marijuana seems to be the subject d'jour the month before the L.A. Mayoral election. Rubin, who recently has become a fixture on Los Angeles television and radio, is the off-beat candidate challenging the current mayor in 'The City of Angels.'
International Boycott of Kellogg's Products Called for Over Michael Phelps Firing
Wed, 11 Feb 2009, 15:44:43 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Millions of Americas are currently unemployed with hundreds of thousands being added to the unemployment roles monthly. Michael Phelps is obviously not unemployed, but he has been fired by Kellogg's as their spokesman. Pastor Craig X Rubin, candidate for mayor in the City of Los Angeles, is calling for an international boycott of all Kellogg's products as a result of his firing.
Obama is Powerless Over DEA Says Candidate Craig Rubin
Mon, 09 Feb 2009, 20:34:27 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The pro-medical marijuana candidate said, 'While the DEA is raiding local marijuana facilities against the wishes of President Barack Obama our mayor says nothing. When I am Mayor I'll protect patients and clubs.' L.A.'s current mayor has ducked debating candidate Craig X Rubin who is challenging him for another term as leader of the City of Angels.
Marijuana Leads to Harder Things Says Mayoral Candidate as He Gains in Polls
Fri, 06 Feb 2009, 11:33:45 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Law enforcement has said marijuana leads to hard things. Pastor Craig X Rubin, candidate for L.A.'s mayor race, agrees, 'Barack Obama wrote that he smoked marijuana. The Super Bowl MVP smoked pot, the greatest Olympian of all time, the world's highest paid actor and some of the world's top educators have all smoked grass, so by looking at these results one can conclude that marijuana does lead to harder things....like a leadership position in your chosen field.'
Marijuana in the News Propels Craig Rubin to New Highs in Los Angeles Mayor's Race
Wed, 04 Feb 2009, 13:28:53 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Three months ago Super Bowl MVP Santonio Holmes was cited for marijuana possession, Olympian Michael Phelps outed with a bong, brother of Barack Obama jailed for possessing one joint of cannabis, so marijuana has been in the news a lot this week. One candidate for the officer of Mayor of Los Angeles in the upcoming election is hoping the trend continues. Craig Rubin says, 'Marijuana is the way out of the economic crisis. Here in California, marijuana is the number one cash crop.'
Craig Rubin in Mayor's Election Agrees with Barack Obama
Tue, 27 Jan 2009, 12:02:07 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The War on Drugs has been an utter failure. We need to rethink and decriminalize our marijuana laws, said President Barack Obama January 21, 2004. This quote comes from a video being passed via YouTube.com We need to rethink how we are doing the Drug War. Currently we are not doing a good job. Out of the wide group of candidates running for public office in California, one particular candidate - Craig X Rubin - stands out from the field because he claims legalizing marijuana will create jobs.
Pro-Marijuana Mayoral Candidate Craig X Rubin Looks for Jesse Ventura Style Victory
Tue, 16 Dec 2008, 14:35:25 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Major papers are saying that there is no competition for Villaraigosa's mayoral job. Especially considering that he is sitting on a huge financial war chest. Will that fact and the fact he is planning to run for Governor while not having accomplished much hinder him? Pastor Rubin says, 'Yes' and looks for Ventura style victory. (VIDEO - VNR)
ElectionMall Campaign Headquarters Becomes the Biggest Election Night Party in DC
Fri, 31 Oct 2008, 14:51:20 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Where will you be on Election Night? A good bet would be at ElectionMall's Campaign Headquarters, the Ultrabar just blocks away from the White House and Capitol. Celebrate this Election Night 2008 with celebrities, ambassadors from nine countries, friends and colleagues, professionals young and old alike and possibly your very own congressmen. Everyone is welcome whether Democrat, Republican or Independent.
New Children's Book Lets Kids Know 'Mama Voted for Obama!'
Wed, 22 Oct 2008, 17:41:02 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
MADISON, Wis., Oct. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Building on the success of 'Why Mommy is a Democrat' and 'Why Daddy is a Democrat,' author and political activist Jeremy Zilber announces the release of his third self-published children's book, 'Mama Voted for Obama!' (ISBN: 978-0-9786688-2-2). With its Seuss-like use of repetition, rhythm, and rhyme, Mama Voted for Obama offers a whimsical celebration of Obama's historic presidential campaign while providing his supporters an entertaining way to let their kids know how they voted in 2008.
Farrell Appointed to Alabama Iron and Steel Council
Tue, 07 Oct 2008, 18:51:53 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
ANNISTON, Ala., Oct. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Alabama Governor Bob Riley has appointed Jim Farrell, President of Blastcrete Equipment Co. in Anniston, Alabama, to the Alabama Iron & Steel Council. With the completion of the ThyssenKrupp plant in Mobile, the state of Alabama is expected to become the second largest steel producer in the U.S. by 2010.
Ron Paul Style Politician, Craig X Rubin, Running for Mayor of Los Angeles Gives Press Conference
Wed, 01 Oct 2008, 17:00:56 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Craig X Rubin held a press conference at the Los Angeles Press Club Monday evening, September 29th, to announce his plans as the next Mayor of the City of Los Angeles. In the next election he detailed how he planned to go after the current Mayor at his base. Despite being a 'white boy' from the Westside, Candidate Rubin is a fluent Spanish speaker, who even ad-libbed some Spanish in a guest appearance he made on Showtime's hit series 'Weeds' starring Kevin Nealon and Mary-Louis Parker.
WiseUSA '08 - A Global Meditation Program Aimed at Influencing the American Election
Tue, 30 Sep 2008, 16:59:49 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gaiafield Center for Subtle Activism (GCSA), sponsored by the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS), announces the launch of WiseUSA '08, a non-partisan, free global meditation and prayer program to run from October 1st to November 6th 2008, designed to draw forth wise leadership from both politicians and citizens during and beyond the U.S. presidential election. (VIDEO - VNR)
City of Angels a Heavenly Place to Live Promises Pastor When Elected Mayor of Los Angeles
Fri, 26 Sep 2008, 15:55:25 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Media Advisory: Press Conference -- Controversial religious leader, and now Los Angeles Mayoral candidate, Pastor Craig X Rubin of the Family Church (formerly of Temple 420), is taking questions from the press and public in an open interview press conference as he announces his candidacy for Mayor of the City of Los Angeles. (VIDEO - VNR)
Keep Raising Money Online and Spend It All By November 4 Says ElectionMall CEO
Thu, 11 Sep 2008, 18:01:32 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ElectionMall's CEO and Founder, Ravi Singh, will reveal industry secrets on winning this election through the strategic use of the Internet in tomorrow's Campaigns and Elections one day seminar. Singh will discuss what campaigns must do in the last 45 days before Election Day in order to win. ElectionMall's topic is 'Effectively Using the Internet in the Final Days' from 2:45 to 3:45.
Texas Artist Shows Support for Barack Obama by Designing Jewelry Line
Mon, 08 Sep 2008, 19:46:59 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
FREDERICKSBURG, Texas, Sept. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jonas Perkins, a sculptor from Fredericksburg, Texas, announced today that he decided to show his support for Barack Obama through the medium that he knows best, metal. He has designed a unique line of sterling silver jewelry that features Obama's best known campaign slogans Yes We Can and Change You Can Count On. The line includes several styles of earrings, a pendant, and a lapel pin.
LocaModa Interactive Social Media Platform Used to Inspire Public Policy Debates at Both DNC and RNC
Wed, 27 Aug 2008, 18:47:44 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LocaModa, a technology company connecting brands, digital out-of-home networks and venues to audiences through location-centric social media, today announced their partnership with Outburst Tour, a series of multi-city interactive forums addressing pressing public policy challenges through innovative 'new school' solutions.
Savannah Economic Development Authority brings Savannah to Atlanta Sept. 2
Wed, 27 Aug 2008, 12:11:41 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Savannah Economic Development Authority is bringing Savannah to Atlanta to launch its newly restructured Web site, seda.org, on Tuesday, Sept. 2. The event will showcase the best of Savannah including its resources, talent and quality of life.
Ultimate Republican Trivia Book Released by Marshall Rand Publishing
Tue, 19 Aug 2008, 11:10:34 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
ROYAL OAK, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- More than fifty-five million Americans proudly call themselves Republicans. However, many individuals support political parties without fully understanding the history behind them. Author and historian Scott Paul Frush wants to shed light on one of the parties that has made a difference in this country by examining its rich history in the book, 'Ultimate Republican Trivia: 1001 Fun and Fascinating Facts' (ISBN: 978-0974437415, Marshall Rand Publishing).
Foothills Community Partnership Fund Established in Collaboration with the Community Foundation of Calhoun County
Wed, 09 Jul 2008, 11:26:50 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
ANNISTON, Ala., July 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Foothills Community Partnership (FCP) officially presented a charitable contribution of $500,000 to the Community Foundation of Calhoun County at a celebration this afternoon. The gift establishes the Foothills Community Partnership Fund, which will be administered and guided by the Community Foundation of Calhoun County to address critical human-care needs in the greater community.
Greg Conlon Believes U.S. Fiscal Policies Need to Change and Federal Government Expenses Need to be Cut 10-Percent
Thu, 19 Jun 2008, 17:03:32 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
SAN CARLOS, Calif., June 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Greg Conlon, recently elected in the June Primary Election as the Republican Candidate for U.S. Congress in California's 12th District, believes Congress and the country's fiscal policies need to change to strengthen the value of the dollar and significantly decrease oil and gasoline prices in the U. S. The 12th District includes most of San Mateo County and the Southwestern portion of the City of San Francisco.
Ga. Secretary of State Karen C. Handel to Address Georgia Association of Business Brokers
Thu, 19 Jun 2008, 13:00:18 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
ATLANTA, Ga., June 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Georgia Secretary of State Karen C. Handel, the state's first Republican to hold the office, will speak at the Tuesday, June 24, regular monthly meeting of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers, Inc. (GABB), a statewide group with almost 200 members.
NewsChannel 5's Troubleshooter Stories Prompt New Bill to Protect Ohio Homeowners
Wed, 11 Jun 2008, 19:16:01 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CLEVELAND, Ohio, June 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- NewsChannel 5 Troubleshooter Joe Pagonakis is making a difference! His stories about problems between northeast Ohioans and their home improvement contractors have led to new legislation designed to protect home owners throughout the state. Pagonakis' stories caught the attention of State Senator Bob Spada (R-North Royalton), who today passed Senate Bill 275, legislation which would provide stronger consumer protections against home improvement contractors who defraud Ohio homeowners.
Environmentally Minded Developer Appointed to Oversight Board of Controversial Landfill
Mon, 02 Jun 2008, 19:58:49 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Los Angeles business leader and environmental sustainability advocate David S. Honda has been appointed to the Sunshine Canyon Landfill Local Enforcement Agency (SCL-LEA). SCL-LEA is a recently created joint powers authority (JPA) formed in part to adjudicate operating issues surrounding the controversial urban landfill at Sunshine Canyon as they arise.
Senator George J. Mitchell to Receive 2008 Eisenhower Medal for Leadership and Service
Mon, 12 May 2008, 08:50:12 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Eisenhower Fellowships has announced that it will present the 2008 Dwight D. Eisenhower Medal for Leadership and Service to former U.S. Senate Majority Leader George J. Mitchell. Eisenhower Chairman General Colin L. Powell USA (Retired) will present the award to Senator Mitchell at its annual board of trustees' dinner in Philadelphia on May 15, 2008.
U.S. Senate Candidate Unveils New 'Weapon' for Bringing Issues to Voters
Mon, 28 Apr 2008, 18:36:29 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SPEARFISH, S.D. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Although political campaigns for national office are hideously expensive these days, you don't necessarily have to spend big to spend smart. South Dakota Republican U.S. Senate candidate Sam Kephart's campaign is employing a unique web-based technology to reach new donors and potential voters.
International Group Launches Plan For Global Commons
Wed, 05 Mar 2008, 07:39:41 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
PHILADELPHIA, Pa., March 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- An unprecedented move to gather worldwide commentary on a new 'global commons' was announced today in Berlin by an international coalition including the Philadelphia nonprofit organization, Centre for Global Negotiations.
Former American Idol Contestant Antonella Barba Becomes Spokesperson for ElectionMall's Voter Space
Tue, 04 Mar 2008, 10:11:07 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
WASHINGTON, D.C., March 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- American Idol's season six brought Antonella Barba into public view. Despite leading in Internet polling and search engines, Antonella was eliminated (sounds like a fate known by certain politicians). Now Antonella is back in the spotlight but not for glamour or show biz. The senior at Catholic University is reaching out to the new generation of voters by singing the National Anthem, promoting talking avatars, and addressing first time voters on their essential participation for a better democracy.
Martha Rose Construction, Inc. Joins U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Bodman to Launch Builders' Challenge in Orlando, Fla.
Thu, 14 Feb 2008, 09:43:04 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
ORLANDO, Fla. - Feb. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Martha Rose Construction, Inc., joined today with U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman to announce a new national energy-saving initiative - the U.S. Department of Energy's Builders Challenge. Martha Rose was at the Builders Challenge kick-off event held at the International Builders Show in Orlando, Florida.
ElectionMall, Google, and Iowa GOP Provide Real-Time Results of 2008 Iowa Caucus
Thu, 03 Jan 2008, 13:00:42 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
DES MOINES, Iowa - Jan. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The highly anticipated Iowa Caucus will finally take place this evening and instead of waiting for local and cable news outlets to report the results, Americans can view the Caucus results in real-time. In an historic collaboration between ElectionMall Technologies, the Iowa Republican Party, and Google; voters, bloggers and politicos will be able to view actual county breakdowns once the results are phoned in.
Black Youth Vote! National Civic Education Training Tour Promotes Voting in Iowa
Thu, 13 Dec 2007, 11:30:46 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
DES MOINES, Iowa - Dec. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As part of ongoing efforts to motivate young people to engage in the political process, the League of Young Voters Education Fund (LYVEF) recently teamed up with the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation's (NCBCP) Black Youth Vote! (BYV!) for an innovative civic participation training at North High School in Des Moines, IA.
Congressman Virgil Goode to Receive Stephen Dill Lee Award Wednesday
Tue, 04 Dec 2007, 09:20:37 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
ELM SPRINGS, COLUMBIA, Tenn. - Dec. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sons of Confederate Veterans Commander-in-Chief Christopher M. Sullivan will present the Stephen Dill Lee Award to Congressman Virgil Goode of Virginia at a ceremony sponsored by the Jefferson Davis Camp, #305, Sons of Confederate Veterans.
Romney Agitates Confederate Descendants
Mon, 03 Dec 2007, 09:54:09 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
ELM SPRINGS, Tenn. - Dec. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sons of Confederate Veterans leader Christopher M. Sullivan issued the following statement in response to the CNN Republican debate Wednesday 28 November: Mitt Romney proposes himself to be president of the United States but last night he clearly demonstrated not only his ignorance (more).
Widgets Make Presence Felt in Politics: ElectionMall Offers New Tools to Campaigns, Bloggers, and Voters
Wed, 07 Nov 2007, 16:46:27 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Nov. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- WORLD BLOG EXPO -- Every year around end of October and beginning of November political yard-signs dot your neighbors lawn and street medians as campaigns try to increase name recognition and push to Get-Out-The-Vote on Election Day and with the 2008 elections now less than a year away, social networking sites and blogs will soon be cultured with electronic yard sign widgets.
Non-Profit Group Discovers Kentucky Commission, Historical Society, Transportation Cabinet Weren't Legal in Issuing Lincoln Specialty Plate
Mon, 05 Nov 2007, 11:31:51 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
FRANKFORT, Ky. - Nov. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It's not legal, not appropriate use of public funds, and a deep insult to non-profit organizations across the Commonwealth who have worked to legally get, or even have just thought about getting, specialty plates, said Don Shelton, spokesman for the Kentucky Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans.
A Balanced Approach to Fire Protection Offers the Greatest Benefits
Fri, 02 Nov 2007, 10:40:03 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
IRVING, Texas - Nov. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A balanced approach to fire protection that includes the installation of both fire detection and suppression systems will save lives according to the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (NBFAA), and for that reason, NBFAA urges that consumers support two legislative initiatives now pending in Congress.
GSP Consulting Economic Architecture Experts to Present at National Economic Development Conference
Tue, 16 Oct 2007, 22:58:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Oct. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Executives from Pittsburgh-based GSP Consulting will present to a gathering of economic development leaders from around the country at a national conference this week in Baltimore. Dr. Jerry Paytas, Director of Research in GSP's Economic Architecture practice, will lead a discussion titled 'Best TBED (Technology Based Economic Development) Practices...to Avoid,' on October 18 at the State Science and Technology Institute's (SSTI) 11th Annual Conference.
Campaign Security Goes On High Alert as 2008 Presidential Race Heats Up
Fri, 05 Oct 2007, 21:41:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Oct. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- No one wants to talk about it. There is something that politicians don't want you to know. It's understandable considering politicians are not in the habit of displaying weakness. The reality is that many campaign websites are insufficiently protected from hackers and fraudulent sites. ElectionMall CEO, Ravi Singh has pioneered this issue since 2000.
GSP Economic Architecture Expert to Speak at the 12th Annual Minnesota Development Conference
Tue, 18 Sep 2007, 18:53:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
ST. PAUL, Minn. - Sept. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Leading economic development expert Dr. Jerry Paytas will discuss Regional Competitiveness: Best Practices and Lessons Learned at the 12th Annual Minnesota Development Conference 'Harnessing Minnesota's Ingenuity' on September 26, 2007. Paytas, Director of Research at GSP Consulting, is a nationally-recognized economic development expert.
ElectionMall and CompleteCampaigns Combine to Give Internet Boost for Campaigns
Tue, 28 Aug 2007, 21:00:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Aug. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Benjamin Katz of CompleteCampaigns.com and Ravi Singh of ElectionMall.com announced today that they are forming a strategic partnership to offer campaigns a 'one-stop-shop' online. Alliance dramatically changes how candidates run in 2008.
Presidential Candidate Roland Aranjo - 50 States in 100 Days
Mon, 20 Aug 2007, 16:13:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
DENVER, Colo. - Aug. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Democratic Presidential candidate and author Roland Aranjo starting in his home town of Denver Colorado, will kick-off a national Democracy Revival Tour, 50 States in 100 Days. 'I will be traveling across America, holding local democracy discussions, listening to local concerns and sharing my vision for our democracy,' stated Aranjo.
Momentum Chippewa Valley Taps GSP Consulting for Economic Development Assessment and Strategy
Mon, 13 Aug 2007, 20:24:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - Aug. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Economic and development opportunities in West Central Wisconsin will be the focus of a formal study of the region being commissioned by Momentum Chippewa Valley (MCV). The study kicked off August 9 with a visioning session in which local leaders developed a framework for the future economic development of the region.
Iowa Straw Poll Offers Tickets Online Similar to a Rock Concert
Fri, 10 Aug 2007, 21:51:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
AMES, Iowa - Aug. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- While Republican presidential hopefuls are in Ames, Iowa this weekend shaking hands and jockeying for position among party faithful, two new technology tools are being offered to Iowa voters and political junkies. ElectionMall's eTicketing software and text messaging (SMS) system are being provided through IowaGOP.org allowing supporters to purchase their tickets online to the Iowa Straw Poll and receive results on their cell phone.
Former U.N. Ambassador Andrew Young Joins the Advisory Board of Penny PAC Which Addresses Americans' Top Concerns
Wed, 02 May 2007, 21:30:00 EDT Edited by Chris Simmons
WASHINGTON, D.C. - May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Andrew Young, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and civil rights leader, has joined the advisory board of Penny PAC. Penny PAC is a non-partisan political action committee that focuses on education, energy, economic development, health care and homeland security, issues that consistently rank among the top concerns for Americans on public opinion polls.
Black Group Launches Two New TV Ads Blasting Cardin and Ford as Bad for Black Voters
Sat, 04 Nov 2006, 14:23:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Nov. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Blacks for Economic Security Today (BEST) on Saturday released two television advertisements that attack two Democratic candidates for turning their backs on the African-American population. To view: www.besttrustfund.org.
Department of Homeland Security Violates Whistleblower Protection Laws
Mon, 30 Oct 2006, 16:12:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Government Accountability Project (GAP) and the Project On Government Oversight (POGO) are challenging a decision by the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to fire a Federal Air Marshal for revealing an unclassified plan that would have removed air marshals from nonstop long-distance flights, similar to those hijacked for the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Illinois' Black Legislators to Host Two-Day Community Engagement Summit and Scholarship Gala
Wed, 11 Oct 2006, 17:51:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
MATTESON, Ill. - Oct. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For the first time in five years and just five days before the upcoming mid-term election, the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus (ILBC) will host a state-wide conference in hopes of engaging community activists, religious and business leaders and concerned citizens on a wide variety of issues. The two-day summit will take place Thursday and Friday, November 2 - 3, 2006 at the Matteson Holiday Inn located in south suburban Matteson Illinois.
Leading Political e-Greeting Card Website Offers New Print Tool for Campaign and Voters
Wed, 27 Sep 2006, 23:28:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Sept. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ElectionMall Technologies, Inc. (electionmall.com), a non-partisan provider of technology to campaigns and elections, has re-launched one of its popular online political products, Eyardsigns.com, with a new on-demand print feature that allows campaigns and voters to produce professional quality postcards, invitations, and greeting cards all at their computer keyboard.
YES on 1 Campaign Urges Fair Coverage of the Wine at Food Stores Initiative
Mon, 21 Aug 2006, 20:13:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BOSTON, MA - Aug. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- To Editors and Reporters: As you may know, Question 1 on the November ballot will update Massachusetts law to allow grocery stores to apply for a locally approved license to sell wine to their customers. Naturally, Question 1 is opposed by liquor stores, who would prefer not to have competition from grocery stores in wine sales.
Proposed Public Agency Accountability Ballot Measure
Tue, 15 Aug 2006, 15:56:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, CA - Aug. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to CATRIPATI.com a ballot measure setting forth requirements for holding public agencies, public employees, and elected officials (including judges) accountable will be filed on August 31, 2006 with Bruce McPherson, California Secretary of State.
Louisiana Independent Pharmacies Association: Independently Owned Pharmacies Face an Uncertain Future in Louisiana Due to Federal Budget Cuts
Mon, 08 May 2006, 22:20:00 EDT Edited by Carly M. Zander
BATON ROUGE, LA - May 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With drastic federal cuts impending, most independent community pharmacies face a very uncertain future. 'I've been in business for 10 years and this is the first time I've truly feared for the future of my business,' said Ricky Guidry of Guidry's Pharmacy in Iowa, Louisiana.
State Government Alert: Kentucky Defies Big Tobacco Lobbyists' Pressure by Seeking A Flat Tax on Cigarette Sales
Wed, 26 Apr 2006, 15:10:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
DALLAS, TX - Apr. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- StatesOnTheTake.com announced today that Kentucky State Government officials could withdraw from the Master Settlement Agreement ('MSA'), despite fierce opposition from out-of-state, Big Tobacco lobbyists. The MSA was the original 'Stealth Cartel,' created under the guise of a "settlement" between Big Tobacco and the 46 state signatories.
California Ferret Lovers Plan Ballot Initiative to Legalize Ferrets
Wed, 29 Mar 2006, 17:42:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN DIEGO, CA - Mar. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- California ferret enthusiasts launched a new website in the latest attempt to legalize ferrets in California, one of only two states where they remain illegal. The new website for California Legalization Initiative for Ferrets is legalizeferrets.org.
Election Security Seal Program to Demonstrate on Capital Hill
Wed, 08 Feb 2006, 18:51:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Feb. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At a first of a kind opportunity on Capitol Hill, members of Congress, congressional staffers, senior policy experts, and the staff of the Bush Administration will have the chance to view ElectionMall Technologies' Election Security Seal Program at the Congressional Internet Advisory Committee Reception and Technology Fair.
Medicare Patients and Care Providers Fear Dire Consequences of Medicare Reform Bill
Mon, 23 Jan 2006, 11:04:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
BAKERSFIELD, CA - Jan. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A grass-roots effort to focus attention on disturbing elements of the Medicare reform legislation some Medicare beneficiaries and patient-care advocates call 'frightening' and 'disastrous' will begin with an organized protest outside the Bakersfield offices of House Ways and Means Chairman Bill Thomas (R-CA) on Tuesday, Jan. 24. Last Chance for Patient Choice (a 527 not-for-profit organization) plans to launch its nationwide advocacy effort on the eve of the final budget reconciliation bill vote (S. 1932) by the U.S. House of Representatives that will probably occur during the first week of February.
Missouri Firefighters Elect New Officers, Advocate for Members Legislatively
Wed, 11 Jan 2006, 13:45:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
KANSAS CITY, MO - Jan. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Firefighters from across the state of Missouri have come together and elected new leadership for the Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters (MSCFF) bringing a much needed and desired unity to the organization. The State Council is not only the exclusive statewide firefighter organization with over 5,600 employees throughout Missouri, but also the exclusive advocate for the courageous brothers and sisters of the fire and EMS service.
Size Matters Property Tax Proposed for California
Thu, 05 Jan 2006, 19:30:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Jan. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Because someone has to step up and suggest something: this year's StateoftheState.com address deals with California's property tax -- All aspects of California Proposition 13 on property taxes are to remain the same except that homes of '4,000 square feet or more' are to pay an additional 1%.
Historic Announcement in Mexican Politics: ElectionMall to Bring Technology to Mexican Candidates for 2006
Wed, 07 Dec 2005, 16:46:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
MONTERREY, Mexico - Dec. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ElectionMall Technologies, Inc., a non-partisan leading provider for campaigns and elections technology worldwide headquartered in Washington D.C., has launched the first website of its kind in Mexico to provide services, tools, and products to candidates, political organizations, and voters in anticipation of the upcoming 2006 Mexican elections.
ElectionMall Develops Powerful Email System for Campaigns and Elections
Wed, 02 Nov 2005, 17:31:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Nov. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ElectionMall Technologies, Inc., a leading technology company in campaigns and elections, announces the launching of its Get-Out-the-E-mail system. ElectionMall's Get-Out-the-Email system is a one-of-a-kind advanced application that is tailored to those that are involved in the campaigns.
Senator Van de Putte Named President-Elect of National Conference of State Legislators
Wed, 17 Aug 2005, 15:58:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
AUSTIN, TX and SEATTLE, Wash. - August 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Senator Leticia Van de Putte (D-San Antonio) is being named President-Elect of the prestigious National Conference of State Legislators (NCSL) Friday at their annual conference in Seattle, Washington. Van de Putte, the first Hispanic and the first Texan ever named President-Elect of the organization, will assume the Presidency of the organization next year.
First Ever E-Democracy Symposium: 'Campaign Guru' to Speak
Mon, 25 Jul 2005, 11:17:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - July 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Online campaigning expert and CEO of ElectionMall Technologies, Inc. Ravi Singh will discuss how candidates engage and inform voters through the Internet at the first ever international conference focused on local e-democracy. The International Symposium on Local E-Democracy will explore leading e-democracy trends around the world and will include field visits to area government and community e-democracy projects.
First Ever Webmaster Certificate Program Announced
Fri, 08 Jul 2005, 17:17:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LAS VEGAS, NV - July 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Online campaigning expert and CEO of ElectionMall Technologies, Inc. (www.electionmall.com) Ravi Singh announced the launch of the first-ever webmaster certificate seminar. The webmaster seminar, which is being conducted by ElectionMall Academy, will provide political activists and campaign managers with the necessary knowledge to utilize the expanding role of technology in campaigns.
MEDIA STATEMENT: Blogger & FEC Government Hearings Alternative - 'ElectionMall.com introduces Blogger Identity Seal (BIS)'
Tue, 28 Jun 2005, 18:29:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In response to the proposed FEC regulations of Internet web logs, ElectionMall Technologies, Inc., a leading non-partisan provider of on-line campaign technology solutions, is developing a Blogger Identity Seal (BIS). BIS will provide an alternative to the FEC government concern that Bloggers must 'identify' themselves as a media or non-media identity.
ElectionMall Technologies, Inc. to Sponsor Personal Democracy Forum Conference: Ravi Singh to Speak on New Technologies for Campaigns
Mon, 16 May 2005, 12:39:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. - May 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Campaign technology company, ElectionMall Technologies, Inc., today announced its sponsorship of the Personal Democracy Forum Conference. The event is taking place today at the City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate Center in New York City. The second annual conference will bring together online technology experts and political insiders to discuss new trends in political technology. Ravi Singh, CEO and founder of ElectionMall Technologies, Inc., will be a featured speaker at the event.
New Movement To End U.S. Occupation Of Iraq Launches National Counting The Cost Event May 15
Fri, 06 May 2005, 10:52:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
PHILADELPHIA, PA - May 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- People from around the country are signing up at www.countingthecost.org to wear numbers symbolizing the over 100,000 civilians and soldiers who died because of the U.S. invasion of Iraq. Motivated by new information on the numbers of deaths in Iraq, and the lack of national discussion, participants from Alaska to Arizona, Boston to Baltimore, are signing up to participate in a simple but dramatic gesture. On May 15th across the country, Counting the Cost participants will wear their numbers and demonstrate - in silent vigils to large public die-ins.
National Public Service Award Winners Announced
Thu, 31 Mar 2005, 12:34:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
WASHINGTON, DC /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Winners of the prestigious National Public Service Awards, the premier awards for excellence in public service at all levels of government, have been announced by the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) and the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA). They will be presented on Monday, April 4, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Milwaukee, WI, at noon, at the ASPA National Conference.
Ukraine's Maidan International Election Observation Group: Moldovan Parliamentary Elections Flawed
Mon, 07 Mar 2005, 13:12:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
KYIV, Ukraine /Send2Press Newswire/ -- The Maidan International Election Observation Group (the Maidan Group) believes that some parts of the Parliamentary Election in the Republic of Moldova were free and democratic but with violations reported in several parts of the country.
ElectionMall Technologies, Inc. Sponsors eNaugural.com Ball
Wed, 19 Jan 2005, 16:49:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
WASHINGTON, D.C. /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Campaign technology company, ElectionMall Technologies, Inc. announced Wednesday that it will sponsor the high-profile, high-tech inaugural night celebration, eNaugural.com Ball. The event will be a coming together of leaders of the high-tech community, elected officials and the media to celebrate the start of the President George W. Bush's second term.
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