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Interior Considers Procedures to Reestablish a Government-to-Government Relationship With the Native Hawaiian Community

Interior Considers Procedures to Reestablish a Government-to-Government Relationship With the Native Hawaiian Community

In response to requests from the Native Hawaiian community, Hawaii’s congressional delegation and state leaders, the U.S. Department of the Interior announced last week a first step to consider reestablishing a government-to-government relationship between the United States and the Native Hawaiian community. The purpose of such a relationship would be to more effectively implement the… Keep reading →

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Travelers this summer may pay $25 to check a bag, $75 to change a reservation, or upwards of $100 for more legroom. But those fees could pale in comparison to the costs airlines are putting on taxpayers in 37 states. A new report and website, 12billion.org, released today calculate that in total airlines get tax… Keep reading →

HITRUST, in coordination with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), announced today that its Monthly Cyber Threat Briefing will be held on Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 10:00 AM Central Time. This special briefing will be open to media and address a recent high-profile healthcare-related cybersecurity incident, featuring speakers from the Federal… Keep reading →

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/k74rsx/global_military) has announced the addition of the “Global Military Unmanned Maritime Systems Market” report to their offering. UMS growth for the forecast period will mainly be driven by research, development, test, and evaluation (RDT&E). Procurement will increase after the forecast period. Most UMS projects will be tested in limited capabilities demonstrations or… Keep reading →

A new report released today by the Center for State and Local Government Excellence and the TIAA-CREF Institute finds that only 18 percent of full-time public-sector workers are very confident about their retirement income prospects, down from 21 percent in 2012. In particular, many public-sector workers also express concern about retiree healthcare costs, future benefits… Keep reading →

The State of Arkansas, in partnership with the Information Network of Arkansas, launched a completely new state portal website with a mobile-first design and many new features in 2013. Since then, the state has gathered user feedback and analyzed website data, and today unveils improvements that make the award-winning state portal more usable and accessible… Keep reading →

Poplarville, Miss., is now accessible online. The city prides itself on being a city of hospitality and its new website, http://www.poplarville.ms.gov, is no exception. Residents now have access to real-time local government information, news and alerts, and links to other local sites of interest. Visitors can find an upcoming schedule of events from Mississippi’s Blueberry… Keep reading →

City and government officials in Phoenix are currently preparing for a visit Sept. 9-11 from the Democratic National Committee. Phoenix joins four other cities – New York City; Philadelphia; Columbus, Ohio; and Birmingham, Ala. – as finalists to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention. The committee of Democratic officials to visit Phoenix makes up the… Keep reading →

Manufacturers’ News, Inc.– Manufacturing employment in Maryland/DC declined in the past year, reports the 2015 Maryland/DC Manufacturers Directory®, an industrial database and directory published by Manufacturers’ News, Inc. (MNI). According to data collected by MNI, Maryland/DC lost 2,180 manufacturing jobs, or 1.1%, from June 2013 to June 2014, and is one of the few regions… Keep reading →

American Legion National Commander Daniel M. Dellinger was at Fort Belvoir, Va., today where President Obama signed a $16.3 billion emergency spending measure that provides greater veteran access to non-VA health-care providers, among other reforms in the system. “Today, another step is taken in the journey to restore trust in VA among our nation’s veterans,”… Keep reading →

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Admiral Mike Mullen, retired Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, spoke on U.S. energy security last Wednesday in Washington DC at an event hosted by the groups Securing America’s Future Energy and the Foreign Policy Initiative. Mullen was asked whether the US can take advantage of the surge in domestic energy production as a foreign policy tool. Mullen answered,… Keep reading →

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