Public Services

Blackfeet Reservation Returns to Restricted Opening Phase 2 with Increase in Cases | News

A recent increase in COVID-19 cases is of concern to the Blackfeet Tribal Council and they have taken action to address this increase. “There were over a hundred new cases last Friday,” Public Information Officer James McNeely said on Monday, January 10. The numbers prompted the tribe to take action …

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ARPA grant funds have been extended to Holds Lockers, technology and language learning, and the DCI consultant.

With a grant, the Round Rock Public Library will expand popular outdoor lockers, add two new subscription services and hire a diversity, equity and inclusion consultant. These projects will provide increased access to library resources and services, especially to community members who suffered greater disruption during the pandemic. One of …

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Ting Internet to become the first anchor tenant of the city-wide fiber optic network of Colorado Springs Utilities

The national fiber internet leader is expanding its Colorado presence and announces its largest market to date COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., January 7, 2022 / PRNewswire / – Today Internet, a division of Tucows (NASDAQ: TCX) (TSX: TC), announced its expansion into the Colorado springs market as the initial primary tenant …

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UK healthcare under ‘extreme’ pressure amid omicron wave

LONDON (AP) – Health authorities on Wednesday relaxed COVID-19 testing requirements across the UK, a move that could alleviate staff shortages plaguing public services from hospitals and ambulances to trains and collection garbage amid a wave of omicron-fueled infection. The change came a day after Prime Minister Boris Johnson said …

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Hartford Brings Back Indoor Mask Mandate As COVID-19 Cases Rise – NBC Connecticut

Hartford has reinstated a city-wide indoor mask warrant as COVID-19 cases rise, according to Mayor Luke Bronin. The mayor made the announcement on Monday. The mandate requires masks to be worn in all indoor environments at least until the end of January. There are exceptions for people with certain medical …

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COVID-19: Contingency plans drawn up over fears a quarter of public sector workers may be absent due to Omicron | Politics News

Contingency plans are being drawn up over fears that a quarter of public sector workers may be absent due to Omicron’s spate of COVID infections. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has asked ministers to test preparations for a possible worst-case scenario, as the daily coronavirus count continues to rise to record …

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Fears for utilities as Omicron causes spike in Covid cases in North Lincolnshire

A huge increase in Covid cases could put hospitals, police and garbage collections in North Lincolnshire at risk. The public health director warned that the Omicron variant – which is now the dominant strain in the region – risks forcing large numbers of essential workers to stay at home. Coronavirus …

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Ida Rupp Library has full schedule for 2022 kickoff

Grab & Go Craft, Shipping Genealogy, Family Game Night are among the many highlights of the Ida Rupp Library in January as officials kick off the New Year. The January schedule for all Ida Rupp Public Library locations includes the following: Saturday January 1 All pitches closed Monday January 3 …

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Omicron Absence Leaves Utilities In ‘Perilous State’ | Coronavirus

Staff absences from the Omicron Covid variant leave utilities in a “perilous state,” a union leader said, amid grim new warnings about the variant’s impact on the NHS workforce. Up to 40% of NHS staff in London could be absent due to the increase in Covid-19 infections in the “worst-case …

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Governor Newsom announces appointments 12.23.21

SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the following appointments: Lisa Constancio, 50, of Sacramento, has been appointed senior deputy director of the State Board of Education. Constancio has been the Assistant Superintendent of Public Education at the California Department of Education since 2019, where she held several positions in …

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UK government wait for Omicron evidence is high stakes | Coronavirus

In a long and difficult cabinet meeting on Monday, hawkish ministers demanded “compelling evidence” that Omicron risked overwhelming the NHS to justify the cost of action, while Boris Johnson on Tuesday confirmed his view that there isn’t enough evidence to justify further action – yet. While some clarity on the …

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Protection services do not agree with civil service immunization mandate

Heads of protective service associations are not in favor of mandatory vaccines for its members. The groups, which included the executive teams comprising the Association of Police Welfare and Social Services of Trinidad and Tobago, the Association of Prison Officers of Trinidad and Tobago, Second Division, and the Association from …

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Everything comes poinsettias in the library

Decorative paper can be used for more than just wrapping Christmas presents. Handmade paper flowers adorned wreaths as they walked home with half a dozen local residents who attended the Paper Poinsettia Centerpieces program which was held on December 18 at the main library of the Lorain Public Library System …

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Onondaga County Should Spend $ 85 Million On Public Health, Not An Aquarium (Your Letters)

For the publisher: Long-term investment in public health awareness builds confidence. Rural and urban communities have lost faith in government and utilities which have suffered years of neglect and funding. Vulnerable groups in both urban and rural areas seem to have given up – we must reach out to them …

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Virginia’s HB 2161 adds military status for property, labor

Wednesday, December 15, 2021 A new Virginia law extends state bans on discrimination in residential real estate transactions and in employment against the military. HB 2161 adds “military status” to the list of categories of individuals protected under the Virginia Human Rights Act (VHRA), as well as to the list …

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Kenya: vaccine requirements violate rights

(Nairobi) – Kenyan authorities should change measures requiring anyone requesting government services to be fully immunized in order to avoid violating basic rights. The proposed measures, announced less than a month ago, will go into effect on December 21, 2021. Given that around 10 percent of adults in Kenya had …

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Experts Design Sequencing for Transformative Leadership Towards Central Africa’s Economic Transformation

Download logo Central African economies would make a complete turnaround from the export of raw gems and other commodities to a state of added value and economic diversification, if they awakened to a new paradigm of leadership and change. transformational, involving all segments of society. A series of high-level debates …

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Bob Dole to be honored with events in DC, his hometown, capital of Kansas

TOPEKA, Kansas – Bob Dole will be honored Friday at a private memorial service attended by President Joe Biden as well as a public service at the WWII Memorial in Washington before the casket of the former presidential candidate and Decorated Soldier only travels to Kansas for events in his …

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UTSA receives ten-year reaffirmation of its accreditation | UTSA today | UTSA

DECEMBER 7, 2021 – The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) has announced that it has granted UTSA a reaffirmation of accreditation until 2030. The notice is the culmination of the led Racing to Reaccreditation initiative through continuous improvement and accreditation, a team within the UTSA …

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Government is leveling the playing field for SMEs on Small Business Saturdays

This government intends to give small businesses better access to the £ 50 billion of public procurement, which can include anything from the provision of hospital equipment to the provision of public sector pensions, which subject to calls for tenders each year. The guide includes tips on where business owners …

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Significant changes planned by Bill 27 in Ontario

Thursday 2 December 2021 On November 30, 2021, the Government of Ontario passed Bill 27, Labor for Workers Act 2021. Bill 27 amends several laws, including the Employment Standards Act and the Occupational Health and Safety Act. According to the government, this legislation achieves a number of objectives, including improving …

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The new Binhai area will spearhead the development of the medical industry in China

TIANJIN, China, November 30, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Here is a report from chinadaily.com.cn: By 2025, the new Binhai area in that of northern China Tianjin The municipality will develop industrial clusters worth tens of billions of yuan dedicated to pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices, diagnostics and modern Chinese medicine. …

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What happened to corporate supercomputers?

It once seemed inevitable – a sure-fire thing – that supercomputers would help businesses cope with the demands imposed by massive databases, complex engineering tools, and other CPU-draining challenges. Then all of a sudden technology and business took a different path. Chris Monroe, co-founder and chief scientist at quantum computing …

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A workers’ paradise? Portuguese new telework law criticized

LISBON – Portugal’s new homeworking law makes the country of the European Union a worker’s paradise. Companies cannot attempt to contact their staff outside of working hours. They have to help staff pay their gas, electricity and internet bills. Bosses are prohibited from using digital software to track what their …

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Go pushes the bill for the digitization of government services

Senator Christopher “Bong” Go (File photo) MANILA – Senator Christopher “Bong” Go pushed for the passage of the e-governance bill, saying the digitization of government services has become essential. This, as the study by the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) showed that the losses in wages and productivity of …

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YKC Clean Energy Technologies Receives Investment From OPPO As Part Of Series B3 Funding

Electric vehicle charging company completes three financing rounds in nine months NANJING, China, November 24, 2021 / PRNewswire / – YKC Clean Energy Technologies (YKC Charging), a leading Chinese provider of electric vehicle charging and energy management services, recently announced the completion of its Series B3 financing with the investment …

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Tufanna Bradley Continues to Improve Her Leadership Expertise by Completing the Fellowship Program – Communications and Outreach – Communications and Outreach

Tufanna Bradley Continues To Improve Her Leadership Expertise By Completing The Fellowship Program NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – As one of New Hanover County’s impressive and motivated leaders, Deputy County Director Tufanna Bradley added extra credit to her toolkit, recently completing the Leading for Results program course through the UNC …

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Chileans vote in highly polarized presidential election | World news

By EVA VERGARA and JOSHUA GOODMAN, Associated Press SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) – Chileans will vote for a new president on Sunday following a polarizing campaign in which leading candidates pledged to chart radically different paths for the region’s most economically advanced country, devastated by a recent wave of social unrest. …

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In uncertain times, Chileans vote with ballots and wallets

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) – Miguel Torres is the archetype of what you might call the Chilean dream. A dropout from school, he nevertheless moved beyond his working class roots through decades of economic stability and Asian tiger-like growth to build a successful career as the owner of a small outdoor …

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Illinois Secretary of State’s Office: Republican Representative Dan Brady launches campaign

State Representative Dan Brady officially launched his campaign on Wednesday to succeed outgoing Secretary of State Jesse White, vowing to make things “easier and more efficient” for Illinois and the businesses that use his services. “Cutting red tape from government, in the name of making things easier and more efficient …

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The United States was not prepared for a pandemic: Free market capitalism, deregulation could be to blame

By Elanah Uretsky, Brandeis University It is not known when the pandemic will end. What may be an even bigger question is whether the United States will be ready for the next one. The past year and a half suggests the answer might be no. As a medical anthropologist who …

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The problem with Mary’s cooking

Everything seemed to be going so well in the summer of 2019. Mary’s Kitchen, Orange’s daily hot meal supplier to the homeless, had just renewed its fourth 5-year license agreement with its owners, the City of Orange, including a rave review of the facility by city staff recommending the renewal …

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Jamestown Public Schools Appoints Tamu Graham-Reinhardt as Student Support Services Coordinator

Tamu Graham-Reinhardt Jamestown Public Schools announced the appointment of Tamu Graham-Reinhardt as coordinator of student support services. The Student Support Services Coordinator is responsible for providing expert leadership that includes monitoring and supporting a vision that encompasses a comprehensive student services plan in accordance with laws and regulations in all …

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Robert M. O’Neil, 93 years old | Daily Inter Lac

Dr. Robert “Bob” M. O’Neil, Emeritus Professor of English at California State University, Fresno and a retired new resident of his hometown of Kalispell and Lakeside, passed away peacefully on October 22, 2021, in the age of 93. Bob O’Neil, a mountain of men, spent his retirement in the Kalispell …

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The voters of Troy will decide the city council

Advertising TROY – In the Troy Times coverage area, voters will decide on three city council candidate positions on November 2. Below are the profiles of the candidates standing for election. Candidates were asked, in 75 words or less, to state their main objective (s) if they were elected. If …

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2026 Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) markets by component (HSM, solutions and services), mode of deployment (on-premises and cloud), vertical (BFSI, healthcare, IT and telecommunications)

DUBLIN, October 12, 2021– (BUSINESS WIRE) – The report “Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) Market – Global Forecast to 2026” has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. Global PCI market size is expected to grow from $ 3.9 billion in 2021 to $ 9.8 billion by 2026, with a CAGR of 20.2% …

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Douglas County Commissioners Clarify Recent Public Health Order

The Douglas County Board of Commissioners would like to provide further clarification following the Douglas County School District’s response to the public health order passed by the Douglas County Board of Health on Friday October 8 and coming into effect. effective October 9. Douglas County Council of Commissioners Statement: “The …

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The governor has his dividend-budget plan back

The Alaska State Capitol is visible on Monday, September 13, 2021 in Juneau. (Loren Holmes / DNA) Alaska lawmakers have returned to special session once again because Gov. Mike Dunleavy wants to show his constituents that he believes in one thing above all else: the biggest Permanent Fund dividend in …

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Taipei City Government Goes Paperless and Environmentally Friendly with Electronic Receipt Platform Powered by TPIsoftware

TAIPEI, October 6, 2021 / PRNewswire / – With growing environmental awareness, a sustainable paperless society has been promoted in Taiwan in recent years. As a pioneer, the Taipei City Government has partnered with TPIsoftware to create the “Taipei City Government Electronic Receipt Cloud Platform” (https://e-receipts.gov.taipei./TPGovEReceipt/index) in its branches. Now, …

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In Iraq, Iran’s big neighbor faces growing backlash

Baghdad (AFP) As Iraq goes to the polls on October 10, the spotlight is on the disproportionate influence exerted by neighboring Iran, but also on the growing popular backlash against it. The parliamentary vote takes place early as a concession to a pro-democracy movement that has railed against an Iraqi …

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Covid-19: Angola makes vaccination compulsory for all adults

By ARNALDO VIEIRA The Angolan government on Thursday decreed that all employees, public service providers and citizens aged 18 and pregnant women must be vaccinated against Covid-19 before October 14. After this period, access to public services, restaurants, meetings, activities in confined spaces, educational establishments, shows, cinemas, game rooms, as …

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OK’s Bailey Road business park board preliminary flat | New

Acting on a recommendation from the Sun Prairie Plan Commission, Sun Prairie City Council on September 21 approved an application from Bailey Business Park, LLC for approval of extraterritorial jurisdiction Preliminary dish for “Bailey Business Park”, containing eight Commercial lots on 39.86 acres located on Bailey Road, West of South …

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Vaccination requirements for the public sector begin October 18

A new public health decree will come into force on October 18 for designated frontline officials who are not fully vaccinated. Health and Seniors Care Minister Audrey Gordon made the announcement on Friday afternoon. On August 24, the Manitoba government announced COVID-19 testing or vaccination requirements for designated frontline officials. …

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Governor Lamont and Commissioner Rovella announce the passing of former Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection Commissioner Reuben Bradford

Press Releases 22/09/2021 Governor Lamont and Commissioner Rovella announce the passing of former Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection Commissioner Reuben Bradford (HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont and Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection Commissioner James C. Rovella today mourn the loss of Reuben Bradford, former Commissioner …

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Is a government shutdown coming?

The timing and tactics of government spending – past, present, and future – will converge into a string of hard and loose deadlines and massive partisan deadlock over the next month, and the end result could be any combination of: We just don’t know how it’s going to play out. …

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