Government News - Page 15

Page 15 of Government News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Criminal Tracker! App Adds New and Improved Features

DETROIT, Mich., Jan. 28, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Criminal Tracker!, by U.S. Publications, Inc., is newly upgraded and improved making it even easier for its users to quickly track criminals and sex offenders in real time within a 40-mile radius. Criminal Tracker! is user friendly and just a few clicks provide complete and current criminal profiles and photos.

Fish and Game Commission Rejects Study They’ve Never Read

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

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

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

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.

iFOS Awarded U.S. Department of Treasury IDIQ Contract

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.

2012 MADE Entrepreneurship Competition Winners Announced

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.

Former Coleman Staffers Pen Wickedly Funny ‘Capitol Hell’ Novel About Life on the Hill

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.

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.

MADE Entrepreneurship Competition Deadline May 31

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.

Treadstone 71 Announces Certified Cyber Intel and CounterIntel Analyst Boot Camps

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 28, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Treadstone 71 announced at the RSA Conference two new certification tracks. The Cyber Intelligence Analyst and the Cyber Counterintelligence (CI) Analyst Certifications focus upon real world, practical activities coupled with theory. The certifications enhance the overall cybersecurity posture of the United States by accelerating the availability of educational and training resources.

2012 MADE In Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition Begins

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.

U.S. Department of Agriculture Awards iFOS Multi-Year Contract to Provide Professional Support Services for Financial Computer Systems

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.

DocMagic Provides New ‘Sergeant Doc’ Bunny to Thousands of Children

CARSON, Calif., Feb. 3, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DocMagic, Inc., the mortgage industry’s leading provider of automated loan document production and compliance solutions, announced that it has teamed with the 315th U.S. Army Tactical Company to distribute this year’s new DocMagic Bunny Sergeant Doc to local children and their families. The bunny is dressed in regulation military clothing as a tribute to the men and women who serve this country and the families that eagerly wait for their return.

Millimeter Wave Systems Opening Up Billion-Dollar Markets in Security, Consumer Products, Telecommunications

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 13, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Within a few years, sales of millimeter wave systems will break the billion dollar per year mark in several markets, according to a new report by Thintri, Inc. (www.thintri.com).

U.S. Department of Homeland Security awards iFOS contract to provide Acquisition Support Services

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Intelligent Fiscal Optimal Solutions (iFOS) announced today that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded a contract to provide acquisition support services to the Office of Procurement Operations (OPO), Department of Operations Acquisition Division. Through the awarded contract, iFOS will provide OPO with document management, technology enhancement and acquisition support services.

Announcing the 2011 MADE In Missouri Winners

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.

Fish and Game Treats California Ferret Enthusiasts as Pests, Not Citizens

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

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.

California Long-Term Care in Jeopardy – Well-Intentioned Bill Threatens to Boost Insurance Rates and Undermine Care

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.

MADE In Missouri 2011 State Entrepreneurship Competition to Highlight New Businesses in Missouri

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.

Sports Group Endorses Grass-roots American Values Organizations

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.

Grandich Writes Foreword to New Book ‘Restoring the American Dream’ to be Released Today

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.

Ferret Lovers to Meet in Concord as New Ferret Research is Released from Sacramento State University

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

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.

Past Time to Legalize Ferrets in California says LegalizeFerrets.org

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.

Financial Commentator Peter Grandich Endorses Michel Faulkner for Congress

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.

GlassesUSA.com Honors the Military with Discount Glasses

DAYTON, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Memorial Day GlassesUSA.com is honoring the United States military members and their families. The e-commerce leader in online optical products is offering a large discount on their prescription glasses and sunglasses for Memorial Day. The discount is aimed at offsetting the cost of prescription eyewear for military members and their families – outside of what is offered by the United States military.

Long Term Care Seminars in Dayton, Cleveland, Cincinnati, and Columbus – Free to Public

CLEVELAND, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This month USAA and LTCFP are presenting a free 45-minute seminar that highlights the critical need for long-term care insurance and presents the various public and private financing options that are available. It will be held at multiple times in 4 Ohio cities. The general public, including military personnel, are invited to attend.

LTCFP to Offer Seminars on Long-Term Care Options for USAA Members

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP) announced an agreement with USAA to offer long-term care education and discounted policies to USAA’s 7.2 million members. Through a series of 1,300 free seminars nationwide, LTCFP and USAA will highlight the critical need for long-term care insurance and present the various public and private financing options that are available.

LegalizeFerrets’ YouTube Video Contest – Voting Starts June 29th through July 4th

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.

DepthPR Adds Public Policy Strategy and Communications Services Partnering with DC-based Public Affairs Veteran Brent Gilroy

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.

Telecom Training For Government Will Stretch Tax Dollars

ORLANDO, Fla., July 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Auditel Inc. today announced that it has been awarded by General Services Administration (GSA) schedule of Telecommunication Audit & Financial Training Services (SIN 520 14). Auditel Inc. can now offer GSA rates to military, federal, state, and local Government agencies to reduce telecom expenses and control telecom budgets through Telecom Expense Management Training (TEM).

California Ferret Lovers Plan Ballot Initiative to Legalize Ferrets

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.