Government Press Releases

ITC Appoints Emelia Hanson as Chairperson in Ghana

The International Trade Council announces the appointment of Ms Emelia Hanson as the new Chairperson in Ghana.

Longtime Berliner Cohen Partner Roberta Hayashi - Named to Superior Court Bench

Berliner Cohen is pleased to announce the appointment of Roberta S. Hayashi to the Santa Clara County Superior Court bench. Before her appointment to the bench, Hayashi, 56, had been head of the employment law practice and a litigation partner at Berliner Cohen since 2006, and prior to that, from 1990 to 2000, and an associate from 1982 to 1989.

ISO Upholds Public Sector, Releases New Documents for Quality Management Systems

LogoThe International Organization for Standardization (ISO) recently published two new documents which present guidelines to the public sector on how to actualize ISO 9001: 2008 – Quality Management Systems. These documents are ISO 18091 – for local governments, and ISO/TS 17582 – for electoral bodies responsible for organizing and administrating electoral processes.

Maine Cell Phone Bill Passes Senate in Landslide Vote, 21 to 14

This Tues. morning of 3/18/2014, Maine passed the US's first ever cell phone warning label bill at the state level, urging cell phone customers to check their manuals for safer cell phone use.

Officials from ANDERSON Consulting and ROROCOR LLC Jointly Announced Today the Signing of a Cooperative Agreement Between Their Two Firms

LogoOfficials from ANDERSON Consulting and ROROCOR LLC jointly announced today the signing of a Cooperative Agreement between their two firms. “This is a great day for us,” declared ANDERSON Consulting Executive Defense Consultant Jeffrey Hood. “We have a strong network of global sales contacts who have been asking for this type of addition to our defense and security portfolio,” Hood stated. “ROROCOR brings a product line that features an attractive combination of capability, quality, and affordability that complements our product portfolio.” ROROCOR president Robert Kasprzak echoed the great synergy between the two companies, “ANDERSON has a global presence that connects them into national capitals across the globe. We are excited to have their voice added to ours in championing the value of the products that our companies bring to market.”

U.S. Congressman Roskam Visits Small Business to Discuss Exports

LogoCongressman Peter Roskam, of the Illinois 6th District, will visit Corporation for International Business (CIB) on Wednesday, March 19th to learn more about U.S. Foreign Trade Regulations which will adversely affect U.S. exports and companies in his District and, across the United States. Congressman Roskam, with his primary foreign policy staff member, Mike Dankler, will invest an hour on the 19th meeting with CIB business owners and meeting employees. Roskam is Chief Deputy Whip and serves on the key Committee on Ways and Means and its sub-committee on Trade which oversees Customs and Border Protection.

Protect Your Rights with the Help of Immigration Attorneys at Feldman Feldman & Associates

Now you can protect your rights with the help of immigration attorneys at Feldman Feldman & Associates. As a foreign national, case that is not prepared properly, can destroy your chances of living and working in the United States. This is where Feldman Feldman & Associates can help.

Illinois Food Handlers Have a New Online Option for Getting Certificates

LogoThe Illinois Food Handling Regulation Enforcement Act that was passed into law in August 2013 established new food handler training requirements. According to this new law, all food handlers employed by restaurants will be required to receive or obtain training accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) in basic safe food handling principles within 30 days of employment and every 3 years thereafter.

Female Visa Applicants Get Discount for International Women's Day

LogoFemale visa applicants get discount for International Women’s Day

Pinder Reaux Has Now Come Up with the Best Family Law Advisors in London

LogoThey always get the best outcome from their clients when it comes to complicated family matters. Their family law advisors always use the past judgements to solve the present case to litigate the best outcome for their clients.

Nonprofit Group Drop in the Bucket in Search of Soap for Refugee Camps in Sudan

LogoDrop in the Bucket, a nonprofit organization that digs wells for schools in Africa, is supplying desperately needed soap to overcrowded refugee camps in South Sudan and Northern Uganda to prevent the spread of dysentery and other deadly diseases.

The Advisory Organization Launching New Campaign for GSA Potentials

LogoRobin Smith from The Advisory Organization said; “ I cannot believe the money the Government plans on spending to advertise for Obama Care however, we need to find those Advertising and Marketing Companies” The average GSA Schedule Contract holder typically will make anywhere between $500k and 2-3 million dollars. The Advisory Organization helps small and medium sized businesses attain their 5 year GSA Schedule Contract to do business with the Government.

Where Have All the Treehuggers Gone?

Scientists today announced that internet search patterns indicate the public’s interest in the environment is falling, placing many environmental initiatives at risk. The respected scientific journal Biodiversity and Conservation published the findings by Gwendolynn Bury (Oregon State University) and Malcolm L. McCallum (University of Illinois Springfield) in a series of recent articles.

GovernmentAuction.Com Offers Great Land Buying Experience

GovernmentAuction.com is the largest and the most reputed online government surplus land auctioning company in US. The online land auction company works with various government agencies to purchase land parcels in bulk and sell them at highly affordable prices through auctions. The company buys land for the investment purposes and real estate from various city, state and county governments through tax lien sales, foreclosures, bankruptcies, surplus land and liquidation sales. For the benefits of buyers, the company sells them at as low price as possible.

Human Rights Organization Accuses US Consulate of Administrative Bottle-Necks in the Issuance of Visas

LogoThe Chief Executive Officer of the Modern Advocacy Humanitarian Social and Rehabilitation Association-MAHSRA, a Cameroon based Human Rights Organization in consultative status with the United Nations says that the US consulate has shown much disregard on the decision of the United Nations with regards the participation of designated representatives at UN meetings in New York.

Breaking News: Judgement in High Court Social Media Libel Action

LogoA break up between friends took a sinister turn when Joanne Walder, represented by London defamation specialists Pinder Reaux & Associates, found herself on the receiving end of malicious comments on Facebook, following a break up with her friend Sharon Smith.

Breaking News: High Court Judgment in Libel Claim over Social Media Defamation

LogoJoanne Walder, represented by leading libel law firm Pinder Reaux & Associates, launched libel proceedings against Sharon Smith of G.I. Jane Bootcamp fame for libellous comments which included accusations that Ms Walder was guilty of criminal acts of violence against persons and property, in particular accusing Ms. Walder of evil acts against Ms. Smith’s children. The libellous comments which were displayed to at least 650 Facebook users also drew numerous comments and Facebook ‘likes’ from a number of other Facebook users.

Ravi Kumar Yadav Inaugurates RBR Memorial Badminton Tournament in Serilingampally Area

The General Secretary of Andhra Pradesh Youth Congress inaugurated the tournament. He also participated in the flag hoisting ceremony for the Republic Day celebration last week.

The Maryland Procurement Group Receives the Excellence in Service Award for the 3rd Year in a Row

LogoThe Maryland Procurement Group announces they have received the Excellence In Service award for the 3rd year in a row. The Maryland Procurement Group is a Government Consulting Company with offices in Washington, Maryland, New York, South Carolina among other locations has been helping people do business with the Government for over 2 decades.

Global Trade Expertise Assists Clients in Meeting Required Compliance Tasks

According to the United States Census Bureau, in November 2013, America increased exports to $194.9 billion, an increase of $1.8 billion over the previous month. Increases occurred in industries such as capital goods and industrial supplies and materials while decreases were seen in consumer goods as well as foods, feeds, and beverages. "With increases such as this, companies involved in international trade need to ensure they retain the services of a firm specializing in export control compliance as trade legal and regulatory requirements are continuously changing and non-compliance can be costly," Jennifer Kessinger of Global Trade Expertise declares.

EcoPoly Solutions Responds to French Proposal to Ban Oxo-Biodegradable Plastics

EcoPoly Solutions is taking a stance, with the oxo-biodegradable Plastics Association (OPD), on criticising the lobbying attempt to take oxo-biodegradable plastics off the French market. If successful this would clear the way for bio-based plastics which have completely different uses and places in the market than their perceived oxo-biodegradable competition.

Emiratisation Summit to Focus on the Future of the UAE

The United Arab Emirates is one of the most exciting emerging economic powers of the 21st century and is known throughout the world for its use of traditional resources to invest in future industries and generate a legacy of prosperity. How to go about doing that is a challenge facing all businesses that operate in the UAE and even more so for those that were founded there. IIR Middle East are now inviting delegates to join the Emiratisation Summit 2014 to discuss the ways in which Emiratis can define the future of their region through the power of business.

Sochi Bombings Cause Concern to US Transit Systems

LogoEntering its second decade in the Homeland Security industry, Security Solutions International (SSI) has now expanded its wide-range of training programs to cover the potential threats against our nation’s transit hubs. SSI is taking part in the TSA’s I-STEP Motor coach Exercise in Tallahassee Florida with members of the DHS and private companies at the invitation of Leon County Sheriff’s Office.

Feldman Feldman & Associates, PC Teams Up with the Top Immigration Lawyer in San Diego

Feldman Feldman & Associates, PC teams up with the top immigration lawyer in San Diego, allowing clients to enjoy the maximum success rate in immigration cases. Their experienced immigration attorney along with the most advanced legal expertise plays a major role in client’s victory.

We Telle You LLC Looks to Raise $10,000 via Indiegogo to Save Lives from Drunk Driving Fatalities

LogoWe Telle You LLC is people’s golden ticket home founded by Shauntelle A Nelson, a successful basketball player who has a bachelors in business management and a realist who cares about others more than anything.

North American Fire Fighter Veteran Network Addresses Mental Health Issues

Post traumatic stress disorder continues to be a condition associated with soldiers returning from war and is rarely used to describe the problems experienced by many firefighters and first responders at home. "Firefighters and others who work to serve the public encounter difficult situations on a daily basis and the stress resulting from these situations often has a detrimental effect on firefighter mental health. The North American Fire Fighter Veteran Network works to help those experiencing stress handle these situations and the accompanying thoughts and feelings," S.H. Pennington of The North American Fire Fighter Veteran Network declares.

Governor Brown Pardons Man for 1968 Marijuana Offense

In 1968, Robert Akers was 20 years old, and living away from home for the very first time. His roommate occasionally sold marijuana from their apartment. One evening, while his roommate was gone, an undercover policeman came to the apartment and asked to buy some marijuana. Mr. Akers took the man’s money and gave him an envelope that his roommate had left. Mr. Akers was arrested, and convicted of selling marijuana. His only crime, ever.