Government Press Releases

UNITE US Continues Their "ONE of US" Campaign to Share Stories of the Military Community

Unite US announces the second release of the “ONE of US” campaign video series. The campaign is leveraging the power of social media to share short, but motivating 40 second videos of military members, veterans, and organizations. The purpose of the campaign is to bring awareness to the stories of military members and the great work conducted by support organizations.

Sentient Science Wins Contract with Air Force for Computational Life Extension

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

Underage Drinking in Georgia Is Costing the Citizens of Georgia $1,450 Billion Per Year

LogoUnderage drinking in Georgia leads to substantial harm due to traffic crashes, violent crime, property crime, unintentional injury, and risky sexual behavior; costing the citizens of Georgia $1,450 billion per year. The State recognizes the pressing need to address the issue of underage drinking by limiting the availability of alcohol to minors.

Gravis Marketing Florida Poll Shows Charlie Crist Leading Rick Scott

LogoHuman Events and Gravis Marketing conduced a survey of 932 registered Florida voters and found surprising results in respect to those of other polls. The subjects of the survey included the gubernatorial race, Obama Care, medical marijuana in Florida, gun rights, gay marriage, Hilary Clinton and a variety of other political pundits.

Gravis Marketing Florida Poll Shows Charlie Crist Leading Rick Scott

LogoHuman Events and Gravis Marketing conduced a survey of 932 registered Florida voters and found surprising results in respect to those of other polls. The subjects of the survey included the gubernatorial race, Obama Care, medical marijuana in Florida, gun rights, gay marriage, Hilary Clinton and a variety of other political pundits.

Metamagnetics Wins Multiple Federal Contracts This Year

LogoMetamagnetics, Inc. was recently awarded three new Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Phase I grants from the NASA, NAVSEA and the Office of Naval Research. The company has won 10 SBIR contracts since 2010. Based on the results achieved in Phase I, which include establishing the scientific and technical merit, feasibility and commercial potential of the proposed R&D efforts by the small business awardees’, federal agencies provide further support in the form of Phase II awards. Metamagnetics has a 100% success rate transitioning from Phase I to Phase II for its five Navy SBIR awards. Below are the three recently funded SBIR projects with Metamagnetics as the primary contractor:

Gravis Marketing : When Asked Whether They Preferred a Generic Tea Party Candidate over the Incumbent Senator John Cornyn III (R-Texas), Texas Republicans Favored the Tea Party Candidate, According to a Recent Poll of GOP Voters

LogoWhen asked whether they preferred a generic Tea Party candidate over the incumbent Senator John Cornyn III (R-Texas), Texas Republicans favored the Tea Party candidate, according to a recent poll of conservative voters. The poll which was conducted by Gravis Marketing polled 563 registered Republican voters in the state of Texas. Only 33 percent of those polled chose to support Cornyn in a hypothetical primary race against a generic Tea Party candidate while 46 percent chose the generic Tea Party candidate.

Website Helps Sandy Victims and Non-Profits Find Grants: Funding Sources Are Invited to Publicize Grants at No Cost

One year ago Hurricane Sandy whipped across the eastern coast of the United States and inland, taking with her beaches, boardwalks, businesses, and homes, and deposited rain, sea, and sand on roads and buildings. At the time, many government agencies, foundations, and corporations mobilized to provide grants and loans for those stricken. "The restoration is not completed," Libby Hikind, CEO and founder of GrantWatch.com notes. "There are many organizations, businesses, and individuals who are still desperately trying now, a year later, to recover from Sandy. In searching, we have found little grant money available at the present time."

Charleston LASIK and Cataract Expert Surgeon Dr. George Waring IV, MD FACS Joins the Trusted LASIK Surgeons Directory

LogoTrusted LASIK Surgeons (www.TrustedLASIKSurgeons.com) is pleased to welcome George Waring, IV, M.D. has joined the Trusted LASIK Surgeons Directory, a premier LASIK, refractive and cataract surgeon directory service. Trusted LASIK Surgeons’ primary mission is to help consumers find the best LASIK and cataract surgeons—ones with proven expertise that patients can trust with confidence.

UK 2013 Robbery & Burglary Hot Spots Revealed as Both Crimes See a Fall in Reported Incidents

Reported incidents of burglary and robbery have decreased at an astonishing rate since 2010. Burglary has fallen over 10% since 2010 from 339,079 incidents, down to 298,536 incidents. Similarly robbery has fallen at a faster rate of almost 20% down from 53,393 incidents in 2010 to 40,003 in 2013.

Azerbaijani Americans for Democracy Urges US Officials Not to Legitimize Fraudulent Elections in Azerbaijan

LogoPresidential elections in Azerbaijan, held on October 9, 2013, were marred by the pre-election crackdown on dissent, lack of fundamental freedoms, absence of fair conditions and extensive vote fraud. The US State Department, as well as the official observer mission of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and other credible monitoring organizations, concluded that these elections fell well short of international standards for free and fair polls. Once again, the Azerbaijani people were deprived of the right to choose their own government.

Linda J. O'Brien, Russell Township Candidate for Trustee Launches Her Official Website

Russell Township, Ohio based Linda J. O'Brien, one of the six candidates running for one of the two Trustee seats in the election scheduled for November 5, 2013, has announced the launch of her official website LindaJObrien.us to enable the residents of Russell Township to easily connect with her and support her campaign.

Viper Network Systems Releasing PacketViper v2.0 Geo IP Network Filter

LogoFrank Trama Frank Trama, (Read His Blog) President & Co-founder said “ Our development team, and beta volunteers have worked very long, and hard hours while showing incredible patience shaking out bugs. We could not have done it without them. Working closely together we not only produced a rock solid upgrade but discovered new additional methods to improve upon PacketViper’s Geo IP filtering capabilities.”

Oregon State Elks to Donate Thousands to Oregon WWII Foundation

On Saturday, October 12, at 11:30 a.m., the Oregon State Elks Association will present a check to the Oregon WWII Memorial Foundation (the Foundation) at the Red Lion Inn at 3301 Market Street NE in Salem. The future Memorial’s centerpiece, a 33-ft tall granite obelisk, will be on display, making for a dramatic backdrop.

Electronic Cigarette D.C. Fly-in Rescheduled for Nov. 4th and 5th Due to Government Shutdown

LogoThe Smoke Free Alternatives Trade Association (SFATA), the largest electronic cigarette industry trade organization, was forced to reschedule its Washington, DC Fly-In for November 3rd and 4th due to the government shutdown that began on the first of October. Originally scheduled for early October, the events schedule was rendered ineffective.

iLobby Unveils Beta Version of First Social Debate and Lobbying Platform for Small Business

LogoiLobby released an early version of its grassroots-lobbying platform. Dubbed a “Political Persuasion Platform", the web site caters to small businesses and trade associations. It offers an open community debate platform and constituent mapping to make it easy for users to advance their cause. Using the power of technology and social networks, iLobby intends to give constituents in any Congressional District the same voice as any special interest group.

The DVLA in the United Kingdom Refuses to Recognise an Irish Driving Licence

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) in the United Kingdom recently refused to recognise an Irish driving licence (European driving licence).

The DVLA in the United Kingdom Refuses to Recognise an Irish Driving Licence

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) in the United Kingdom recently refused to recognise an Irish driving licence (European driving licence).

SFATA Hosts E-Cig Industry Cocktail Reception in Washington, D.C. on October 3rd

LogoThe Smoke Free Alternatives Trade Association (SFATA), the largest electronic cigarette industry trade organization will host a cocktail reception on October 3rd. Open to the public, the reception is designed to bring together staffers, legislators, business owners, media and interested parties in Washington, D.C. in advance of the two-day fly-in event SFATA has organized to advocate for innovation and access.

Tampa DUI Lawyer Publishes YouTube Videos Explaining Serious Implications of a DUI Conviction & Offers FREE Consultation

DUI is the abbreviation for driving under the influence and which can form the basis of an offense and the subsequent conviction, devastating the life of a negligent driver for his/her reckless driving. Now, Tampa DUI Lawyer John Musca comes to the rescue of the drivers who are charged of DUI offenses in the city. They publish online videos on YouTube to create more awareness around DUI offenses, their legal consequences and how to avoid them. The objective of the videos is also to educate citizens about the negative consequences of reckless driving and hence pursue them not to drive vehicles when under the influence of alcohol.

Partsmaster Announces Inventor Central Website

LogoPartsmaster, a premier provider of problem solving maintenance and repair products to companies and industries, is pleased to announce the launch of their Inventor Central website. This new site enables inventors to safely and securely share innovative ideas directly with Partsmaster’s product development team.

First Ever Electronic Cigarette Industry Capitol Hill Fly-in to Happen October 3rd and 4th

LogoThe Smoke Free Alternatives Trade Association (SFATA), an electronic cigarette industry trade organization, announced plans for a fly-in October 3rd and 4th. This will be the first time electronic cigarette industry stakeholders have come together to advocate for business-minded legislation.

Tasmanian Tiger Stalks Forest Burning Plan of Liberal Party Australia and National Party of Australia

The Australian Public must stand up for its wildlife this federal election as record numbers of species face extinction from logging. The Liberal Party Australia and the National Party of Australia plan carbon credits to international corporations burning and/or exporting native forests as wood pellets to furnaces.

Uricchio Law Firm Provides Statistics and Precautions Regarding Dog Bites

LogoUricchio Law Firm, a leader in the practice of criminal defense, personal injury, and workplace accidents, recently provided information regarding the top US states with dog bite claims according to State Farm.

Constitutionists Expect Rousing Presentation on Immigration Policy by Cynthia Davis at National Convention

The Constitution Party is making a bold statement by inviting a former State Representative to address delegates at the 2013 Fall National Committee Meeting in Denver, Colorado. While Americans continue to watch Washington politicians wrangle over how much to weaken our national standards, Rep. Davis will be discussing the right way to navigate through the murky water of immigration policy while keeping our standards of integrity intact. “Our goal is to be fair, honest and Constitutional, not just political. If the national government fails us, another safety net can come through the states.”, Davis said. The former Missouri State legislator, the first recipient to have earned the distinction of being the most Constitutional Member of the General Assembly by the Locke & Smith Foundation, is bringing her constitutional solutions to the people postured and ready to make a difference in the destiny of our country.

TED Recommends iGrad Financial Aid Tutorial to Students, Educators

LogoA free iGrad video tutorial about financing college and graduate school has been recognized by TED.com, a global promoter of innovative ideas, and mounted on the TED website.

California Resident Leads Campaign to Return State to Gold Standard

LogoThis week California resident V. Ninet’te Wheatley launched a campaign to convince the Governor and Speaker of the House to amend the state's currency back to the gold standard. A new voter poll has been created for supporters to voice their concerns at amendthatlaw.org.