Public Services

PSA ready to sign Imbert’s salary offer

New Yvonne Webb 3 hours ago PSA Chairman Leroy Baptiste Photo by Sureash Cholai Insisting that the figures given by Finance Minister Colm Imbert for public sector wage negotiations are “grossly inflated”, the president of the Public Services Association (PSA) Leroy Baptiste nevertheless declared that he was ready to sign …

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Mississippi welfare plan: Former state official pleads guilty in scheme where money was funneled to prominent Mississippians including Brett Favre

Officials from the U.S. Department of Justice and the Hinds County District Attorney’s Office announced that former Mississippi Department of Human Services chief John Davis pleaded guilty to two federal counts and 18 counts of ‘State. The DOJ said Davis and “his co-conspirators” used federal funds “for their personal use …

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PEOPLES’ HEARING GATHER GRASSROOTS SUPPORT FOR PHILLY’S WEALTH TAX AND CALLS FOR DEEP INVESTMENT IN MUNICIPAL SERVICES

More than 150 union members, community leaders and residents united in support of taxing the ultra-rich and investing in working-class communities Philadelphia – Yesterday outside City Hall, the Tax the Rich PHL Coalition and Board Member Kendra Brooks (At-Large) held a popular hearing on the proposed wealth tax bill of …

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Chinese wireless technology could endanger Offutt Air Force Base and Nebraska missile silos

BELLEVUE, Nebraska – More than 10,000 service members and civilians working at Offutt Air Force Base could be at risk of having phone calls, texts and data seen by the Chinese government because at least one service provider cellular installed Chinese equipment on neighboring towers. U.S. Representative Mike Flood, R-Neb., …

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In the first half of 2022, NRD Companies continues to dominate

September 15, 2022. NRD Companies, a global group of information technology companies, specializing in creating GovTech and FinTech solutions and providing related advisory services, recently released its H1 2022 report. in the first half of 2022 decreased by 6% compared to the same period in 2021, from 3.3 million to …

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The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II on the last trip but restaurants and pubs are open

LONDON – Britain is officially in mourning for Queen Elizabeth II. As his coffin made its way from the royal holiday home of Balmoral Castle to Scotland’s capital Edinburgh, where it will remain until it is transported to London ahead of the funeral, crowds of people lined the road to …

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San Clemente woman gets 2 years probation for entering US Capitol during insurgency – Orange County Register

A San Clemente woman was sentenced this week to probation and community service for her role in breaching the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 insurrection. Lois Lynn McNicoll, 70, received two years probation and 80 hours of community service, and was ordered to pay $500 in restitution after pleading …

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A Liz Truss government would be resolutely pro-growth

The writer is British business secretary We face extraordinary challenges in the aftermath of Covid and Vladimir Putin’s brutal assault on Ukraine. Families and businesses are feeling the impact across the UK and the world. In response, we must be bold. That’s what Liz Truss will be if elected leader …

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City of Oakland | How We Can Help Oakland Thrive

Download the Oak 311 app 311 is an easy-to-remember phone number, website, and mobile app that connects you to highly trained City of Oakland call center representatives ready to assist you with maintenance inquiries. routine and urgent infrastructure issues. Learn more here Subscribe to the Mayor’s weekly newsletter. Mayor’s Weekly …

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Solicitor General Earl Warren Scholarship | State of California – Department of Justice

Each year, one candidate is selected to serve in a time-limited assignment as an Earl Warren Fellow in the California Office of the Solicitor General (OSG). The Solicitor General is responsible for ensuring excellence in the Attorney General’s appellate practice. The OSG serves as a clearinghouse for appeals handled by …

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At meetings in Tunisia, UN deputy chief affirms relevance of SDGs and education for all |

Ms. Mohammed was in the country to attend the eighth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD8), which ended that day. The conference has been organized by Japan since 1993, under the philosophy of “Africa’s development for Africans”. It is co-organized by the UN, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), …

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‘Big improvement’ needed in civil service pay proposals, unions say – The Irish Times

According to the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (Ictu), it will take a “significant improvement” to the wage proposals put on the table by the government if it is to prevent strike votes from going ahead as planned next month. While Ictu said he would “engage positively” in the talks …

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Governor Newsom announces appointments 8.23.22

SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the following appointments: Susan DeMarois, 57, of Sacramento, was named to the state Independent Living Advice. DeMarois has served as Director of the California Department of Aging since 2021. She was a member of the Master Plan for Aging Stakeholder Advisory Committee from …

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Bus services across the country will be protected with government funding

The Department for Transport has announced a funding plan to ensure that more than 160 bus operators are able to keep services running and provide affordable transport to millions of passengers. The funding will run for six months, starting in October 2022 and ending in March 2023, and is backed …

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Lawmakers need to hear from you that big challenges remain

Congress returned home for its traditional August recess. This tradition began, incidentally, as a sensible concession to the scorching summer weather of Washington, D.C., long before central air conditioning arrived on Capitol Hill in 1938. You can’t blame our elected officials for wanting to escape the high temperatures for a …

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Rolls-Royce locks out 530 workers at Montreal aircraft engine plant for 5 months

For more than five months, Rolls-Royce has locked out 530 machinists and other workers at its Montreal aircraft engine plant. The company imposed the lockout on March 15, the same day workers voted 94% in favor of the strike. Rolls-Royce is also withholding vacation pay, production bonuses and core benefits. …

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Bonfire and CoProcure Announce Partnership to Offer Industry’s Most Comprehensive Collection of Active Cooperative Contracts and Solicitations

A new Bonfire search integration aims to help government procurement teams uncover piggyback contract opportunities to save time and money. KITCHENER, Ont.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#NYC–Bonfire Interactive Ltd. (“Bonfire”), a business unit of GTY Technology Holdings Inc. and a leader in strategic procurement and e-procurement software, today announced the availability of an integration …

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The Best Public Policy and Government Podcasts This Summer

Photo: Pixabay Podcasts have become an essential source of information for the public and officials. Along with books, periodicals, and social media, podcasts are key parts of the media landscape for leaders around the world, allowing them to hear information – and on their journey to get as much information …

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Medicare standoff threatens to cut city workers’ current benefits

Last month, a years-long effort by the New York City government to shift the city’s retired workers to a cost-cutting health care plan suffered a major setback when insurers supposed to administer it decided to to step down, citing an uncertain start date amid an ongoing health care plan. lawsuit …

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News | City of Fairfax, Virginia

The National Weather Service forecast severe heat for August 8-9. Please stay aware of high temperature advisories and air quality alerts from trusted weather information sources, including the National Weather Service Forecast Office Baltimore/Washington: weather.gov/lwx . Due to the current heat advisory, the three shelters that serve single adults will …

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Record rent increases and low wages drive eviction crisis, US Senate panel says

WASHINGTON — Witnesses at a hearing on Tuesday told a U.S. Senate committee how investors and stagnant wages are driving an eviction and housing crisis across the United States. The chairman of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee, Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown, said buying homes is expensive for …

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DSEDJ will provide limited public services on August 1

MACAO, July 30 – In order to cooperate with the epidemic prevention and control work of the SAR government, the headquarters of the Education and Youth Development Bureau (DSEDJ) will continue to provide limited services to the public during office hours on August 1. day, the DSEDJ will only receive …

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City of Oakland | Minority contracts, support for companies held by BIPOC…

Oakland, California – Today, the City of Oakland announced the launch of two new business support programs funded by a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Agency (EDA). Half of the funds will support a training program for small minority-owned construction contractors, with the rest …

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Government set to improve public sector wage offer as industrial action looms

The government is set to improve its €1.2bn wage offer in talks on a review of the public sector wage deal, it has been confirmed, as SIPTU prepares to vote its members on a move protest. Speaking in Ireland on Tuesday morning on RTe, Public Expenditure Minister Michael McGrath, pictured, …

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Sloan, Reish win Fulbrights; grants offset accounting fees

Here’s the latest news from Middle Tennessee State University. Professors win Fulbright awards MTSU faculty members Mary Ellen Sloane and Gregory Reish have secured places in the Fulbright Scholarship Program for the upcoming academic year. Sloane, a 17-year-old librarian who works at the James E. Walker Library in the College …

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Governor Glenn Youngkin | Governor.Virginia.gov

RICHMOND, Virginia – Governor Glenn Youngkin announced today that the number of employed Virginians has increased to more than 4.2 million workers as of June 2022. Virginia has added nearly 94,000 employed residents since February 1. Virginia’s unemployment rate fell to 2.8% in June. This continues to be lower than …

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Our public services are at breaking point – we need imaginative solutions to provide a sustainable workforce for the future

4 minute read40 minutes The public service workforce is at breaking point. Staffing shortages are significant and have serious implications for service users. Morale is very low and employers are not doing enough to make public service careers attractive to future employees. Recruitment difficulties are considerable and with an aging …

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More strike hell could grip the UK as two million public sector workers face pay rises below inflation

Two million public sector workers today face a real pay cut as ministers try to rein in inflation which unions say will lead to strikes and resignations. Whitehall sources said pay review bodies covering doctors, nurses, soldiers, police and a range of other professions will recommend settlements of three to …

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New Program Adds Resident Artists to Domonkas Library

A new arts program that started this year has proven to be a great idea at Domonkas Branch Library in Sheffield Lake, officials say. The program has gone so well that branch manager Anne Godec expects it to continue in 2023, she said. “Everyone who took part was really happy …

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Sri Lanka is in chaos and its president has fled. Here’s what we know

Singapore has confirmed that Rajapaksa landed and was allowed to enter the country on a “private visit”, but did not seek or be granted asylum. Rajapaksa then tendered his resignation in an emailed letter to Speaker of Parliament Mahinda Yapa Abeywardenena, according to the president’s office, although the office also …

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Pulling Together: An eight-day Shuswap canoe journey engaging Indigenous communities, law enforcement and utilities

Breadcrumb Links New Local News “For me, it is heartwarming to see like-minded people coming together for the betterment of Indigenous communities and their relationship with public services. — Kyle Crump, Splatsin youth recreation manager in Enderby Publication date : Jul 12, 2022 • 51 minutes ago • 3 minute …

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Amid data security concerns, it’s time for Europe to make cloud services a public service

There are growing concerns that EU citizens, businesses and Member States are losing control of their data, their capacity for innovation and their ability to control the digital environment. Europe’s strategic autonomy has been demonstrated by our lack of power to respond independently to European security challenges. At the same …

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Federal Government and AFN Reach $20 Billion Final Settlement on First Nations Child Welfare Agreement

Money to compensate young victims of Canada’s discriminatory child welfare system is expected to start flowing to First Nations over the next year, now that the federal government and the Assembly of First Nations (AFN ) have reached a final settlement agreement. Ottawa, the AFN and the plaintiffs in two …

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five minutes with Estonian CTO Kristo Vaher

By Mia Hunt on 07/03/2022 | Updated on 03/07/2022 The CTO tells GGF he’s finally ‘crunched’ after years as an automation engineer, why he thinks the civil service shouldn’t design or build citizen services, and his goal of making its redundant role What attracted you to a career in public …

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BPJAMSOSTEK supports VP’s project to develop the Public Service Mall

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Workers’ Social Security Agency (BPJAMSOSTEK) has pledged to collaborate to accelerate the development of Public Service Shopping Centers (MPPs) across Indonesia in line with Vice President Ma’ruf’s plan Amin. “BPJAMSOSTEK also provides public service. Our focus aligns with government expectation, which presents easier, faster and more …

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Governor Dunleavy signs budget, retaining education funding and $3,200 PFD

Governor Mike Dunleavy speaks at a press conference Tuesday after signing the budget for fiscal year 2023, which begins Friday. (Wesley Early/Alaska Public Media) Gov. Mike Dunleavy on Tuesday signed a state budget that adds millions of dollars for public safety, K-12 education and the University of Alaska system. In …

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Permanent Access to Abortion: Governor Hochul Announces Robust, Cross-Platform Public Education Campaign for Anyone Seeking Reproductive Health Care

Following the United States Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson, Governor Kathy Hochul, and the New York State Department of Health today announced a paid, cross-platform, and robust public education campaign to ensure New Yorkers — and all Americans – know that in New York State, abortion remains safe, …

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The city will honor the life and legacy of its first black police chief, William “Bill” Logan Jr.

On March 28, Evanston City Council decided to designate part of McDaniel Avenue between Nathaniel Place and Greenleaf Street as “William ‘Bill’ Logan Jr. Way” in honor of William ‘Bill’ Logan Jr., Evanston’s first black police chief. Chief Logan is a longtime resident of Evanston whose civic and community work …

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Learn to Navigate the World in the Digital Age – Welcome to the City of Fort Worth

Posted on June 21, 2022 Fort Worth residents now have better access to important skills training thanks to the Fort Worth Public Library‘s new computer skills initiative, funded by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services through from the Texas State Library and Archives …

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*Update – Victim Identified* Delaware State Police Investigate Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision – Delaware State Police

Date posted: Sunday, June 19, 2022 Delaware State Police have identified the victim who died in a fatal motor vehicle collision on June 17, 2022 in the Milford area as Latre Bonville28 years old, from Magnolia, DE. Delaware State Police Investigate Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision *Milford Traffic Advisory* Delaware State …

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Des Moines Residents Have Another SCRUB Day Opportunity

Press release Des Moines, Iowa — Friday, June 17, 2022 —If you have appliances, furniture, or a number of things that you need to get rid of, you’re in luck. Saturday, June 18 is another SCRUB day for the city of Des Moines. Residents can bring their loose items, tires, …

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New York’s CTO says building digital services ‘cannot be disruptive’

Two years of responding to the COVID-19 pandemic have cemented the need for nearly every government to focus more on digital services. But as flashy as it might be to put commonly requested utilities on a mobile app, these innovations can’t be implemented if they compromise the functions they’re supposed …

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Business honors for June 19, 2022 | Company

Two staff members from the Law Library of Louisiana were recently elected officers of the American Association of Law Libraries. Director of the law library Miriam D. Children was elected treasurer of the association and responsible for the public services of the law library Sara V.Pic was elected Secretary/Treasurer of …

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Clark County Fire Department offers safety tips for next heat wave

With an Excessive Heat Watch issued from Thursday of this week through Sunday, the Clark County Fire Department reminds residents that heat can pose serious health risks to anyone in our area, especially children, the elderly and people with poor circulation and weight problems. “When the desert heat sets in …

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Oswego County’s COVID-19 community level remains ‘low’

June 6, 2022 OSWEGO COUNTY – The Oswego County Health Department announced today that 145 additional residents tested positive for COVID-19 from Monday, May 30 through Sunday, June 5. This includes results from lab-confirmed tests and home tests. Additionally, another death related to COVID-19 has been reported by the New …

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Filipinos debut on county TV, podcast and social media

The local Filipino community is the focus of the next iteration of the popular “Cultures of Las Vegas” TV series and podcast. “Cultures of Las Vegas: The Filipinos” debuts on Clark County Television (CCTV) Wednesday 1 June at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. and broadcast throughout the month. The Philippines …

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‘Austerity apologist’ Anas Sarwar defends funding for conservative public services

SCOTTISH Labor leader Anas Sarwar has been accused of ‘blowing austerity away’ after he defended Westminster funding of public services in recent years. Last week, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced energy company tax plans to help with the cost of living crisis – with the SNP saying 90% of that money …

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Punjab CM orders to allow e-desk for more transparency in public distribution system

CHANDIGAR: In a major step to bring more transparency in the public delivery system, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Saturday instructed the authorities to widely promote the culture of digitalization through e-office in the official functioning and reduce the burden of document management. According to an official spokesperson, the …

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Lawmakers Give Iowa Universities $6.2 Million Raise | News

IOWA CITY — State education budget lawmakers finalized early Wednesday include a fraction of the $22.1 million increase requested by Iowa’s public universities for the upcoming budget year. The Education Appropriations Bill offers a $6.2 million increase to the Board of Regents, just over a quarter of the increase requested …

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Global: The future of conflict around the world

Author Claudia Benavides Galvis Claudia is a partner at Baker McKenzie. Since 2010, she has led the dispute resolution practice in Colombia. In 2018, she was named chair of the DR Latin America practice and since 2019 Claudia has been the global chair of the firm’s dispute resolution group. Claudia …

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Russo-Ukrainian War: What Happened This Weekend (May 21-22)

As Sunday draws to a close in Kyiv and Moscow, here are the main developments from the weekend: Concerns are growing about the Ukrainian fighters evacuated from Mariupol. Russia claims to have taken more than 2,400 Ukrainian soldiers prisoner from the Azovstal steel plant, the site of Ukraine’s last dam …

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Thousands of New Businesses Open in California

With a proclamation designating May as Small Business Month, the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) has a variety of free resources available to help small businesses make successful sales in California. Small businesses are vital to the California economy. They create good jobs, energize main streets and …

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Profit Strategy: Psychiatric Facilities Prioritize Out-of-State Children

South Carolina children who need immediate, 24-hour psychiatric care risk being stranded for days or even weeks waiting for help, before being sent hundreds of miles from home. them for treatment. When no psychiatric residential treatment beds are open in South Carolina, some children must travel across the Southeast to …

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Iraq I UNHCR/WFP Joint Note on Food Assistance 2022 – Iraq

Attachments CONTEXT The Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KR-I) currently hosts 96% of Syrian refugees in Iraq. In response to the large influx of refugees following the crisis in Syria, the Kurdistan Regional Government has established nine refugee camps to support the most vulnerable who are unable to cover rent and …

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Olympia will receive approximately $400,000 from the housing fund

By Lorilyn C. Lirio The city of Olympia expects to receive approximately $400,000 from the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program, which will fund projects focused on rehabilitating and maintaining low-income housing and supporting public services. During a presentation at the Community Habitability and Public Health (CLPH) Committee meeting on …

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After a bunch of cuts, what would Colorado’s public sector collective bargaining bill really change?

In the past five months, a proposal to grant new organizing rights to local Colorado public employees has been cut and cut again. In the final days of the session it was cut once more, and even in its very narrow form the final passage is uncertain. In a late-night …

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Philippines votes for new president, prospect of Marcos revival looms

Voting underway, polling official says early turnout is encouraging “Everything is fine”, no untoward incidents so far – poll The election is a rematch between favorite Marcos and Vice President Robredo Unofficial tally could show winner’s hours after polls close MANILA, May 9 (Reuters) – Polls opened on Monday in …

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Expand access to mental health supports for health and social service workers

Community health and social service workers across British Columbia will be able to access more mental health supports as the province expands programs tailored to the sector. The Government of British Columbia has invested $735,000 to expand Care to Speak and Care for Caregivers, two unique programs that provide online …

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San Antonio Public Library Celebrates Asia-Pacific American Heritage Month – The City of San Antonio

CONTACT: Victoria Villarreal, 210-207-2614 [email protected] SAN ANTONIO (May 4, 2022) – May is Asia-Pacific American Heritage Month. In honor of this celebration, the San Antonio Public Library (SAPL) is celebrating with programs, activities, and online content throughout the month of May. Visit the Asia-Pacific American Heritage Month SAPL guide for …

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HPSC Cancels Preliminary Haryana HCS and Dental Surgeon Examinations 2021

The Haryana Public Service Commission (HPSC) has canceled the Haryana Public Service (HCS) Preliminary Examination and Dental Surgeon Examinations 2021. Candidates can view the notice on the hpsc official website .gov.in. HPSC held the HCS Preliminary Exam on September 12, 2021. The result was declared on September 25, 2021, through …

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Lebanese students in limbo after fleeing war in Ukraine

Published on: 05/01/2022 – 05:04Amended: 05/01/2022 – 05:02 Beirut (AFP) – Lebanese university students who fled Ukraine are now struggling to complete their studies in their home country, facing a precarious future as an unprecedented economic crisis crushes their country and their career prospects. “Even war is better than being …

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Follow the Money | defender of the people

By Sherry Larson defender of the people The American Rescue Plan Act was signed into law on March 11, 2021 – $1.9 trillion in federal funding, and the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLFRF) $350 billion in COVID-19 relief to state governments and premises. Hometreasury.gov says the …

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Lombardo, in GOP forum, mocks Nevada public health option | Nevada News

By KEN RITTER, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) — The consensus Republican front-runner for Nevada governor drew the attention and applause of a GOP lunchtime audience on Tuesday when he used an expletive to mock Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak’s decision. to enact a state-run public health insurance option. Responding to …

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Guidehouse’s Marianne Bailey named Top Cyber ​​Exec to Watch in 2022

WASHINGTON, April 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Guidehouse, one of the world’s leading providers of advisory services to public sector and commercial clients, is pleased to announce that WashingtonExec has selected Marianne Baileypartner and leader of the Advanced Solutions Cybersecurity practice, among the Top Cyber ​​Execs to Watch in 2022. For …

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Santa Monica Arts & Literacy Festival returns to Virginia Avenue Park on April 30

April 19, 2022 2:56 p.m. After two years of virtual events, the City of Santa Monica is once again welcoming families to Virginia Avenue Park on Saturday, April 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the annual Arts and Literacy Festival. This year’s theme is “Bugs, Bugs, Bugs,” and …

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the public sector is behind on ESG reporting

Green shoots: Governments must take action to improve their sustainability reporting Photo: Pixabay Government organizations need to step up their reporting on their sustainability. Nina Johansson explains what the challenges can be – and how they can be overcome As with so many chapters in human history, it takes war …

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Innovative and creative ideas, synergies with downtown community sought for Towne Square

Brian Mastel, general manager of utilities, is also excited about the opportunities ahead. He says they can try to schedule activities for the space, but will look more for community-led ideas. He suggests a movie at the Riverside Veterans’ Memorial Park across the street and an upcoming street hockey event …

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Louisiana moves to give local government permanent control of industry tax breaks

In one of his first acts in office, Governor John Bel Edwards issued a pair of executive orders reforming the Industrial Tax Exemption Program (ITEP), a lucrative incentive for big business. The governor reduced the tax relief from 100% to 80% of property taxes owed and, more importantly, gave the …

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Global Government Fintech to Hold Inaugural “Lab” in Estonia in June

By Richard Johnstone on 04/10/2022 | Updated on 04/10/2022 Picture | Twin title of the Global Government Forum Global Government Fintech announced the launch of the Global Government FinTech Lab – an in-person event to bring together senior government officials exploring the opportunities created by fintech. As government interest and …

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How to choose your brand? Categories and Protection

While trademark protection can extend to sounds and smells (e.g., US Reg. No. 5,467,089 for the scent of Play-Doh), a trademark is usually a word or design, or a combination of those it, used to identify products and services and used subsequently to distinguish these goods and services from those …

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Osseo is considering a hybrid video option for board meetings | Government

Country united states of americaUS Virgin IslandsU.S. Minor Outlying IslandsCanadaMexico, United Mexican StatesBahamas, Commonwealth ofCuba, Republic ofDominican RepublicHaiti, Republic ofJamaicaAfghanistanAlbania, People’s Socialist Republic ofAlgeria, People’s Democratic Republic ofAmerican SamoaAndorra, Principality ofAngola, Republic ofAnguillaAntarctica (the territory south of 60 degrees S)Antigua and BarbudaArgentina, Argentine RepublicArmeniaArubaAustralia, Commonwealth ofAustria, Republic ofAzerbaijan, Republic ofBahrain, …

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BPJS Healthcare as a condition of access to public services

Overview The Indonesian government has established the Social Security Administration Board (Badan Penyelenggara Jaminan Sosial or “BPJS”) which consists of BPJS Healthcare and BPJS Employment, to form social protection ensuring that all people meet their basic needs (“Social Security”). This is mandated by Section 3 of the Social Security Administration …

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Quebec public sector unions form a common front for contract negotiations

Breadcrumb Links News Local News The latest set of public contracts, some of which have just been adopted, expire in March 2023. Author of the article: The Canadian Press Clara Descurninges Quebec civil servants demonstrate in downtown Montreal during a one-day strike on Wednesday, March 30, 2022. Photo by Paul …

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Arlington Public Library takes a stand against school book bans

Arlington Library Fights Book Ban Trend This Sunday, Arlington Public Library will kick off a week-long event called “Wake Up & Read.” ARLINGTON, Va. – Arlington Public Library is taking a stand against the book ban. This Sunday, library officials will kick off a week-long event called “Wake Up & …

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Quarter of train journeys on publicly run services

The proportion of train journeys in Britain on publicly run services will hit 25% on Friday. Analysis by the PA news agency revealed that the milestone will be achieved once the Scottish Government takes over ScotRail. This is the highest percentage since the privatization of Britain’s railways in the mid-1990s. …

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UNHCR Ecuador: Cash-Based Interventions (CBI) 2021 – Ecuador

Key figures 53.694beneficiaries in 2021 in 17,772 households $460average amount of multi-purpose cash grants given to each family 43.777total transactions made in 2021 Highlights of the situation Refugees and asylum seekers in Ecuador face significant challenges in meeting their basic needs, which increases protection risks. High levels of poverty and …

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