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Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress applaud testimony of John Anton at Education and Labor Committee joint subcommittee hearing

HAVERHILL, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) and the Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress (MDSC) applaud the testimony of John Anton at Wednesday's Education & Labor Committee joint subcommittee hearing, "Phasing Out Subminimum Wages: Supporting the Transition to Competitive Integrated Employment for Workers with Disabilities."

Burbank Widening Citizens Group organizing in opposition to the Burbank Blvd. Street Widening Project

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Burbank Widening Citizens Group. ("BWC Group") announced today that it is organizing in opposition to the Burbank Blvd. Street Widening Project. The Group consists of businesses and residences situated along the affected Burbank Blvd., between Lankershim Blvd. and Cleon St.

Florida’s 18th Congressional District: Melissa Martz’s Campaign Finishes Q1-21 with Strong Grassroots Support

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- A tenacious fighter, attorney, mother and anti-child trafficking advocate, Melissa Martz hit the streets three months ago to garner community support for Florida's 18th Congressional District. Her first quarter FEC filings show she did just that by raising $202,000.

Team CESI Chosen as Software Enabler for the Synthetic Training Environment for US Army

ORLANDO, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Cole Engineering Services, Inc. (CESI), a By Light Company, has been awarded a $179M Other Transaction Authority (OTA) agreement to serve as the core software enabler for the Synthetic Training Environment (STE) Training Simulation Software / Training Management Tool (TSS/TMT).

Cole Engineering Services (CESI) a By Light Company, awarded a $31.3M contract by the National Spectrum Consortium

MCLEAN, Va. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Cole Engineering Services, Inc. (CESI) a By Light Company, has been awarded a $31.3M contract by the National Spectrum Consortium (NSC) for the Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality (AR/VR) 5G Network Enhancements Prototype Other Transaction Agreement (OTA).

Yiftee and Whatcom County, WA team up to measure the revenue impact of their program for small businesses in Whatcom County

MENLO PARK, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- As communities strive to help their local businesses weather the pandemic storm, Yiftee has grown to more than 270 Community eGift Cards across the United States and executed 74 "Buy-One-Get-One" programs. These programs enlist entire communities in purchasing eGift Cards that can only be spent at local businesses, where the card buyers also receive free bonus gifts for their own

John Lewis Voting Rights Day: GA Peoples’ Agenda joins local and national partners to host Votercades

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- In an effort to bring attention to the onslaught of voter suppression laws and ignite public support for bills to restore protections of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, the Georgia Coalition for the Peoples' Agenda (Peoples' Agenda) will join local and national partners to host Votercades, teach-ins and other events throughout the state on John Lewis Voting Rights Day of Action, 2 PM Saturday May 8, 2021.

The City of Pompano Beach Parks and Recreation Department has enhanced the Sergeant Kip Jacoby Park with a new all-inclusive playground

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The City of Pompano Beach Parks and Recreation Department has enhanced the Sergeant Kip Jacoby Park with a new all-inclusive playground that features equipment that will encourage side-by-side play for all children.

Iowa Manufacturing Jobs Surplus for 2021 Means Big Opportunities

OSCEOLA, Iowa /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- It's been a year since the manufacturing industry was hit by the COVID-19 crisis forcing businesses to get creative to manage their workforce assets. In April of 2020, the rural Clarke County, Iowa's unemployment rate jumped from 3.4% to 11.8%, and more than 100,000 workers across the state were displaced, laid off, or simply let go when businesses had to close their doors, says Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC).

Staring May 1, 2021, the minimum wage for Virginia workers will increase to $9.50 per hour

RICHMOND, Va. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Beginning May 1, 2021, the minimum wage for workers in Virginia will increase to $9.50 per hour. Additionally, some jobs previously exempt from the minimum wage are no longer exempt (e.g., domestic workers), the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry announced today.

Marin Academy’s 17th Annual Conference on Democracy will explore local, national, and global issues with student activists, leaders, and luminaries

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Marin Academy's Conference on Democracy, founded in 2004, earned nationwide recognition for Marin Academy as a leading independent school focused on equity and justice. The conference features sessions that are designed and facilitated jointly by MA students and faculty in partnership with local and national experts, activists, and stakeholders.

The Sheriff App announces agreement with the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office in Georgia to build a new custom mobile app for...

FORSYTH, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- TheSheriffApp.com, a leading Alabama-based mobile app development company, today announced a new agreement to design and deploy a custom-built mobile app for service by the Monroe County Sheriff's Office. The new mobile app will be free for citizens of Monroe County and surrounding areas to download.

The City of Fresno, together with XG Communities created a transparent process for 5G Rollout

FRESNO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The City of Fresno has been a leader in ushering wireless connectivity in the central valley and has opened its doors to the deployment of 5G. The City of Fresno, together with XG Communities created a transparent process in order to push forward the deployment of small cells for all carriers.

Melissa Martz begins her congressional campaign to unseat Florida U.S. Congressman Brian Mast in 2022

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- A tenacious fighter, attorney, mother and anti-child sex trafficking advocate, Melissa Martz begins her congressional campaign to unseat U.S. Congressman Brian Mast in 2022. A main tenet of her platform is to protect the inalienable rights and innate value of each individual in District 18, which covers parts of Port St. Lucie, Fort Pierce, Stuart, Jupiter and Palm Beach.

GA Black Women’s Roundtable Takes Break from Battling Voter Suppression to Honor Valiant Women of the Vote

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Despite the ongoing efforts of many leaders to suppress the voices of Georgia residents, Black and Brown voters turned out in record numbers, electing the most diverse leadership in the state's history. The Georgia Coalition for the Peoples' Agenda's women's network, Georgia Black Women's Roundtable (BWR) recognized the historic leadership of local Black women.

BIPOC Climate Justice event: U.S. Climate Envoy John Kerry, Rep. Alma Adams, and Sen. Ed Markey address national climate goals

WASHINGTON, D.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- After an introduction by U.S. Special Envoy for Climate John Kerry, environmental justice leader, Mustafa Santiago Ali, will discuss the Biden-Harris Administration's approach to climate justice with White House Advisor Gina McCarthy during a panel discussion at the day-long virtual BIPOC Climate Justice event, HBCU Green Fund announced.

American College of Nurse-Midwives Welcomes Virginia Passage of Two Bills Increasing Access to Midwifery Care

SILVER SPRING, Md. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- It's been a busy and productive legislative season for the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM). The organization is anticipating several wins across the country, but right now is thrilled that two bills in the Commonwealth of Virginia were signed by Gov

Wisconsin Congressman Ron Kind praises AMI vaccination clinic in La Crosse

LA CROSSE, Wis. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- AMI Expeditionary Healthcare along with three partnering organizations - the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, the Department of Health Services and the La Crosse County Health Department - welcomed Rep. Ron Kind, on March 23, as he toured a COVID-19 vaccination site that has distributed more than 2,000 doses since its opening on March 9.

AMI Expeditionary Healthcare Contracted by The State of Louisiana to Provide Medical and Surgical Staff

RESTON, Va. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- AMI Expeditionary Healthcare (AMI) will be providing comprehensive, independent, and turnkey operation management for The State of Louisiana as they fight the surge of COVID-19 positive cases during this public health emergency.

Synergetics awarded General Services Administration (GSA) IT MAS Contract

FORT COLLINS, Colo. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Synergetics has been awarded the General Services Administration (GSA) IT MAS Contract, after a thorough assessment from the GSA. This award is a testament to Synergetics' competencies, execution, and customer success.

Printpack Williamsburg Receives the Virginia ‘Star’ Designation Under the VA Dept. of Labor and Industry’s Voluntary Protection Programs

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Commissioner C. Ray Davenport announced today that Printpack in Williamsburg, Virginia, has been approved as a Virginia STAR Worksite under the Virginia's Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP), the agency's highest level of recognition for excellence in safety and health management systems.

Amarillo Texas Among Tops in the Nation in COVID Vaccination Rate

AMARILLO, Texas, Feb. 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Amarillo is leading the way in getting the COVID-19 vaccine to the public. According to online data from covidactnow.org, the Amarillo metro area is among the top metro areas in the nation in COVID-19 vaccinations.

Jordan Guydon, LLP: SECDEF Urged to Protect Troops from Sexual Assault Through Equity Boards

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Washington D.C., metropolitan-based law firm of Jordan Guydon, LLP, announced today a plan to reduce sexual assault and harassment in the military. "Our plan recommends that Secretary of Defense Austin update 75-year-old architecture," said managing partner Attorney Daryle A. Jordan, a former Army lawyer and veteran of the Gulf War.

Blockit COVID Operations Platform is Powering Big City Vaccination Management

MCKINNEY, Texas, Feb. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Blockit Inc., a leading provider of digital care coordination solutions, has been on the front lines of the pandemic, providing a no-cost adaptation of their deeply integrated and highly sophisticated healthcare scheduling platform to be utilized toward COVID-19 relief efforts. Today, Blockit announced that its vaccine scheduling solution is now being used by over 350 organizations responsible for scheduling over 400,000 vaccines.

Randy Robinson Joins Black Sage as Director of Government Operations

BOISE, Idaho, Jan. 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Black Sage is proud to announce and welcome Randy Robinson as Director of Government Operations. Mr. Robinson served the United States Air Force for a total of thirty-five years, twenty years in active-duty and fifteen years working at the United States Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL).

The U.S. Space Force Awards $285M IDIQ Contract to ACS, By Light JV FSO

FAIRFAX, Va., Jan. 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Full Spectrum Operations, LLC, (FSO), an SBA-approved, Mentor-Protégé Joint Venture (JV) between American Communications Solutions LLC (ACS), and By Light Professional IT Services LLC (By Light), has been awarded a contract for Eastern Western Operational Communications Services (EWOCS).

The SUDC Foundation applauds Federal Bill Addressing Unexpected Child, Infant Deaths is Now Law

ROSELAND, N.J., Jan. 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The SUDC Foundation applauds final passage of Scarlett's Sunshine on Sudden Unexpected Death Act. This legislation was introduced by U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA), Johnny Isakson (R-GA), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Doug Jones (D-AL) and Dan Sullivan (R-AK) and U.S. Representatives Gwen Moore (WI-04), Tom Cole (OK-04) and Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03).

The country’s most successful non-partisan US congressional candidate Michael Moore launches 2022 campaign

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Jan. 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In 2020 Michael Moore challenged incumbent Democrat Ilhan Omar for Minnesota's fifth congressional district. Moore was the only U.S. congressional candidate in the country facing both a Republican and Democratic candidate who received more than 9% of the general election vote. Today Moore's campaign announced they will again challenge Omar.

Grand Opening of the Indiana 5G Zone Announced, the first Practical 5G Innovation Lab

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Dec. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- NineTwelve Announces the Grand Opening of the Indiana 5G Zone, a virtual and onsite practical innovation lab. NineTwelve's 5G laboratory in downtown Indianapolis means significant speed and quantum encryption are possible for technologists, businesses, and visitors throughout Indiana and its worldwide network.

GA Media Advisory: Kick-Off of John Lewis Good Trouble Marches and Votercades Through Georgia

ATLANTA, Ga., Dec. 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) - MEDIA ADVISORY -- Just a day before they must fight in court against the purging of Georgia voters, the Transformative Justice Coalition and Rainbow PUSH Coalition will join the Georgia Coalition for the Peoples' Agenda, community leaders and organizers from across the state for a press conference to kick-off the John Lewis "Good Trouble" March and Votercades to mobilize voters for the U.S. Senate runoff races and Public Service Commission race on Jan 5, 2021.

New York City Mayoral Candidate Campaigns for Back to Life to Real Solutions

NEW YORK., N.Y., Dec. 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cleopatra Fitzgerald is a New York City native and she's announcing her 2021 run for mayor. The Cleopatra Fitzgerald For The Five Boroughs campaign message is: "Back to life to real solutions."

Pompano Beach Arts presents Exit 36 Slam Poetry Festival, December 10-12 2020

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Dec. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pompano Beach Cultural Affairs Department is proud to present the 3rd Annual Exit 36 Slam Poetry Festival, an enriching and entertaining showcase of the best local and national spoken word artists and writers. While poets will be competing live at the Pompano Beach Cultural Center from December 10-12, due to COVID-19, the festival will be live streamed to the public.

Georgia Coalition for the Peoples’ Agenda Expands GOTV Activities for Georgia Senate Runoff Among Disenfranchised Black Voters

ATLANTA, Ga., Dec. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ongoing efforts to suppress and invalidate the voices of Black voters in Pennsylvania, Michigan, Wisconsin and Georgia have galvanized the Georgia Coalition for the Peoples' Agenda (Peoples' Agenda), Clayton County Black Women's Roundtable (BWR) and other groups to register, educate and mobilize voters for the upcoming Senate runoff elections.

Dominion Energy Surry Power Station Receives Their Fourth ‘Virginia Star’ Designation Under the Department of Labor and Industry’s Voluntary Protection Program

RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Commissioner C. Ray Davenport announced today that Dominion Energy Surry Power Station in Surry, Virginia, has been recertified as a Virginia STAR Worksite under Virginia's Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Voluntary Protection Program (VPP), the program's highest level of recognition.

Pompano Beach CRA Wins 2020 FRA Award for Atlantic Boulevard Bridge Enhancement

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Nov. 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pompano Beach CRA is proud to announce that the Atlantic Boulevard Bridge Enhancement is the 2020 winner of the Best Transportation Transit Enhancement category at the annual Florida Redevelopment Association (FRA) Awards, which were bestowed November 19, 2020.
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Team Shawnie Advocacy Group Unveils Bill H. 132 (Shawnie Bill) To Protect Massachusetts Children With Disabilities

SEEKONK, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The Team Shawnie Advocacy Group, an over-watch children's advocate agency based in Seekonk, MA, has been working vigorously alongside State Representative, Steven Howitt (R), Bristol County to implement Bill H. 132 (Shawnie Bill) that would close loopholes in our Mental Health Care system in Massachusetts. Because of these loopholes, abuse of incapacitated children and adolescents occur daily.

Johns Manville in Richmond, VA Receives its Second ‘Star’ Designation Under the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry’s Voluntary Protection Program

RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Commissioner C. Ray Davenport announced today that Johns Manville in Richmond, Virginia has been approved as a STAR Worksite under Virginia's Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Voluntary Protection Program (VPP), the program's highest level of recognition. The facility was honored with their first Certificate of Recognition issued on January 21, 2015.

One Book, One Congress Campaign from EveryLibrary Raises Awareness of Role of Libraries

RIVERSIDE, Ill., Nov. 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- What if every member of Congress read the same book? And what if that book was about libraries? That's the question that EveryLibrary posed as the basis for their recently launched One Book, One Congress campaign. Every $20 raised by the One Book, One Congress campaign will be used to send a copy of the book "Inspiring Library Stories" to a member of Congress.

NUSTAR L.P. Virginia Beach Terminal Receives ‘Star’ Designation Under the VA Dept. of Labor and Industry’s (DOLI) Voluntary Protection Programs

RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Commissioner C. Ray Davenport announced today that the NuStar L.P. Terminal in Virginia Beach, Virginia, has been certified as a Virginia STAR Worksite under the Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP), the agency's highest level of recognition for excellence in safety and health management systems.

AMI Expeditionary Healthcare Contracted by CDC to Provide Emergency Response Team Services in Support of the CDC

RESTON, Va., Nov. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The CDC has contracted AMI Expeditionary Healthcare LLC (AMI) to provide Commercial COVID-19 Emergency Response Team (C-C19ERT) services. This work includes sample collection, logistics, and quality control metrics to ensure subsequent, high-quality, CLIA laboratory testing.

Pompano Beach CRA in Florida Launches ‘Love Always, Pompano Beach’ Website and Marketing Campaign

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Nov. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pompano Beach CRA is proud to announce their new marketing campaign, "Love Always, Pompano Beach." The all-encompassing annual program will feature local businesses located in the East CRA District, sharing special offers and experiences to attract residents and non-residents alike.

By Light Unit Phacil, LLC Awarded $83.7M Bridge Contract by Defense Information Systems Agency

MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Phacil, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of By Light Professional IT Services, has been awarded a bridge contract for a one-year base period with one, six-month option period with a total lifecycle value of $83.7M by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) for the Defense Information System Network (DISN) Technical Refresh Turnkey Support project via the ENCORE III Full and Open (F&O) suite contract.

‘I am Lauderhill’ Florida Campaign Features City Police Officers in Short Form Videos Reveal Fun Facts about Local Law Enforcement

LAUDERHILL, Fla., Nov. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The City of Lauderhill, in collaboration with the consulting firm RMA, has launched a new video campaign featuring local police officers sharing fun facts about themselves. The "I am Lauderhill-We are Lauderhill" segments are emailed to residents and other subscribers in the City's official newsletter, Lauderhill Living and posted on social media.

Indiana 5G Zone Launches: First to Demonstrate Quantum-Safe Encryption as A Service for 5G IoT

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Nov. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In September 2020, the quantum-safe XQ Message platform was successfully deployed at the Indiana 5G Zone's Advanced Innovation & Test Lab in a service configuration. Quantum-safe encryption ensures that data can be kept safe from existing data exfiltration as well as future quantum computing attacks.

National Rural Water Association presents Idaho Rural Water Association with 2020 ‘State Association of the Year’ Award

BOISE, Idaho, Nov. 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Idaho Rural Water Association (IRWA) earns the 2020 State Association of the Year Award in the Awards of Excellence competition awarded by National Rural Water Association (NRWA). This is the second time IRWA has earned this award since its incorporation in Idaho in 1987.

NAES Southampton Power Station in Franklin, VA Receives the Virginia ‘Star’ Designation Under the Virginia Dept. of Labor and Industry’s Voluntary...

RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Commissioner C. Ray Davenport announced today that NAES Southampton Power Station in Franklin, Virginia, has been recertified as a Virginia STAR Worksite under the Virginia's Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP), the agency's highest level of recognition for excellence in safety and health management systems.

Smart Growth Strategies in Pompano Beach Are Protecting City from Fiscal Stress During Pandemic

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- While other cities around the country are considering raising taxes, or already have, in response to budget shortfalls due to COVID-19, the Pompano Beach CRA has announced that residents of the City of Pompano Beach are experiencing one of the lowest tax rates in Broward County according to the recently released 2021 millage rates.

On October 10, Royse Events to Host 2020 California Statewide Candidates Forum: The Future of California

MENLO PARK, Calif., Oct. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Royse Events LLC, a nonpartisan organizer of technology and policy events, today announced its upcoming 2020 California Statewide Candidates Forum. The CASC Forum will provide a virtual platform for candidates from across the state to briefly share their vision for California's future.

September is National Preparedness Month and Illinois Mutual Aid Network Provides 24/7 Response to Local Communities

ST. CHARLES, Ill., Sept. 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Communities are continuing clean-up efforts following the summer's severe weather events, says Illinois Public Works Mutual Aid Network. This includes an Aug. 10 storm classified by the National Weather Service as a Derecho that produced widespread damage to trees, power lines, buildings, and vehicles from hurricane-force winds and 11 tornadoes.

Ohio Veterans Launch Camp Freeman fundraising campaign and website to begin construction on their first non-profit Veterans’ Retreat

NEWARK, Ohio, Sept. 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Camp Freeman, a Veteran Owned Ohio Non-Profit 501(c)(3) has been established to support homeless, at-risk, disabled, and transitioning veterans. Camp Freeman is launching their fundraising campaign on Gofundme.com September 11th, 2020 with a goal of $2.9 million to build their first regional facility and headquarters right here in central Ohio.

Florida’s Pompano Beach CRA Announces a Special McNab House Presentation

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pompano Beach residents are encouraged to attend a special presentation about the McNab House & Botanical Gardens during a virtual Pompano Beach CRA meeting on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 1 p.m. The presentation will introduce Randy Hollingworth, Director of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Urban Design from the award-winning, international firm Bermello, Ajamil and Partners (B&A).

Phillip Snowden Campaign Formally Announces His Run for Louisiana’s 5th Congressional District

MONROE, La., Aug. 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Phillip Snowden Campaign announces, mentor and retired engineer, Phillip Snowden on August 29, 2020 will officially announce his candidacy to represent the hard-working people of Louisiana's 5th Congressional District. The announcement will occur at 11 a.m. in his childhood home of Dubach, Louisiana near the Hamilton Warehouse Event Center (124 Hico Street).

Tennessee’s 1st Democratic Nominee Blair Walsingham Announces her ‘Freedom Grant’

EIDSON, Tenn., Aug. 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Blair Walsingham, Democratic Congressional nominee in Tennessee's 1st District will award two "Freedom Grants," $500/month for one year to district residents. Walsingham says that her Freedom Grant, not dependent upon a vote for her, is intended to "empower individuals to move beyond survival."

Oscilla Power is Developing Breakthrough Approach to Recharging Underwater Vehicles

SEATTLE, Wash., Aug. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Oscilla Power, Inc. is proud to announce the receipt of a $200k grant from the US DOE to further develop technology that enables autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) to recharge themselves using ocean waves. In this Small Business Innovation and Research (SBIR) project, Oscilla Power will collaborate with Lockheed Martin, through their Rotary and Mission Systems group.

Oz Sultan Announces Campaign for New York’s 30th District Senate Seat

HARLEM, N.Y., July 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- District Leader Oz Sultan announced today that he is the reformed Republican candidate for New York's 30th District for State Senate. Sultan, a Harlem resident, has gone from a Harlem Resident to a District Leader for the 70th Assembly.

Redevelopment Experts at RMA Present Long-term Strategic Finance Action Plan for North Miami Beach

NORTH MIAMI BEACH, Fla., June 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- RMA presented their combined 5-Year Strategic Finance Plan and Action Plan for the City of North Miami Beach to the CRA Board on Thursday, June 25. The award-winning consulting firm developed a clear and concise roadmap to prioritize and guide redevelopment in the CRA area. This plan was unanimously approved by the Board.

Dogs Trapped in Hot Cars in California Heatwave – Sacramento SPCA is Helping Keep Pets Safe

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As the Sacramento region heads into an extremely hot week, one local animal welfare organization is taking action to help animals left in hot cars. The Sacramento SPCA is providing thermometers to all animal control officers in Sacramento County.

California Mental Health Awareness License Plate Winning Design

LAFAYETTE, Calif., June 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- BeingwellCA, a California 501(c)(3), submitted the initial design for the Mental Health Awareness License Plate to California Department of Education for DMV review.

National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and MAGLITE Partner with Pedestrian Safety Institute, Promoting National Traffic Safety Awareness Month

ONTARIO, Calif., June 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF), The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) and Mag Instrument, U.S. Manufacturer of the iconic MAGLITE flashlight, have partnered with the Pedestrian Safety Institute (PSI) to drive awareness of the deadliest days of the year for pedestrian and traffic fatalities in the Month of July.

Candidate Walsingham and Yang Team up to Promote Basic Income in Tennessee

EIDSON, Tenn., June 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Blair Walsingham, candidate for US Congress TN District 1, announced today an endorsement by former presidential candidate Andrew Yang and his non-profit, Humanity Forward. Yang's campaign focused on Human Capitalism and Universal Basic Income, inspiring a movement to end partisan politics and seek solutions driven by data.

COVID-19 Response Shines Light on Need for Civil Liberty Protections in California

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In an effort to protect the right to body autonomy, California Health Coalition Advocacy (CHCA) has drafted legislation that would protect the right to refuse a long list of medical and non-medical interventions issued by the California Department of Public Health and Governor Newsom.

Nuclear Energy to Play Vital Role in Innovating Virginia’s Carbon-Free Future

ARLINGTON, Va., April 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Innovations in nuclear energy will play a vital role in reaching Virginia's goal to be carbon-free by 2050 after Governor Ralph Northam signed legislation directing the state to work with industry to develop a strategic plan for the Commonwealth's nuclear industry. The bill directs the government, through the Virginia Nuclear Energy Consortium Authority (VNECA), to work with industry stakeholders to develop a comprehensive plan.

Healthcare Executive SHEILA CHERFILUS-MCCORMICK, J.D. Qualifies for the August Democratic Primary against Incumbent in Florida

MIRAMAR, Fla., April 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick, J.D., Democratic candidate for Florida's 20th Congressional District announces she has qualified for the upcoming Democratic Primary against Incumbent Alcee Hastings who is in his 3rd year of aggressive treatment for late stage pancreatic cancer. Mrs. McCormick is the CEO of Trinity Healthcare Services, a home health company with offices in Broward and Palm Beach Counties.

RMA Offers as Economic Recovery Playbook for Government Leaders prepping for Post Pandemic

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., April 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For over a decade, RMA has been guiding city and county leaders through the "reinvention" process using a strategic multistep approach to help communities overcome economic obstacles. Now, as cities struggle to address the economic impacts of COVID-19, the firm has created a Recovery Playbook for municipal leaders.

Bob Olsen Announces 2020 Democratic Candidacy for Arizona Congressional District 8

SUN CITY WEST, Ariz., April 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bob Olsen announced that he is running for the U.S. House of Representatives to represent Arizona's 8th Congressional district. "I think of representing the people of Arizona in Congress as the culmination of my life's work," stated Olsen.

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