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Hill Hurts Innovation, Just Like DoD – But We Can Change: Forbes, Langevin

Hill Hurts Innovation, Just Like DoD – But We Can Change: Forbes, Langevin

  WASHINGTON: “We have the presumption we’re going to have the competitive edge when it comes to technology,” said Rep. Randy Forbes, “[that] just because we’ve had it in the last several decades that somehow or other we’re destined to have it in the future.” That’s a dangerous mistake, Forbes said Thursday at the Carnegie Endowment, where… Keep reading →

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Manufacturers’ News, Inc.– For a third straight year, industrial employment in Texas posted a gain, reports the 2014 Texas Manufacturers Register®, a manufacturers database and directory published by Manufacturers’ News, Inc. (MNI). According to data collected by MNI, Texas manufacturers added 31,198 industrial jobs, a 2.5% increase, from May 2013 to May 2014. Manufacturers’ News… Keep reading →

The City of Houston, Miss., is pleased to announce the launch of its first website, The new website offers a convenient way for citizens to connect with their city and access the latest news, alerts and local government information. The new city website, optimized for viewing on any device, serves as a central hub… Keep reading →

Wisconsin Lawmakers To Debate Bill That Would Cripple Wind Energy In State

Today, members of the Fed Up at the Pump coalition in Kern County are leading an effort to educate and inform consumers, farmers and small business owners about a state-agency mandated gas and diesel price hike that will negatively impact the local economy, especially the agriculture industry and hardworking families in the Central Valley. Starting… Keep reading →

Iran Begins To Fuel The Country's First Nuclear Power Station

The Geneva interim agreement between the P5+1 and Iran is set to expire July 20. Since the outset of the agreement, formally referred to as the Joint Plan of Action (“JPA”), United Against Nuclear Iran has provided analysis and research demonstrating that the JPA is disproportionate in favor of Iran. Prior to the JPA, UANI… Keep reading →

Congress Prepares To Vote On Debt Ceiling Deal

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a final rule that tightens the restrictions on the export of cathode ray tubes (CRTs) for reclamation. While not directly impacting the export of spent lead acid batteries, the rule is significant because it reflects the federal government’s increasing awareness that the export of hazardous waste, including electronic waste… Keep reading →

The Interactive Media Awards™ (IMA) has named Hawaii Information Consortium ( as a Best in Class winner in the Government category for its work on, the official website of the Aloha State. The coveted award is the highest honor bestowed by IMA and it represents the very best in planning, execution and overall professionalism. In… Keep reading →

California Assembly Bill 1576, a landmark bill that clarifies and strengthens state worker safety laws requiring condoms in all adult films made statewide in California, cleared the state Senate Labor and Industrial Relations Committee earlier today in a 3 to 1 to 1 vote and will now move on to the Senate Appropriations Committee. Assemblymember… Keep reading →

The convergence of drought-parched conditions, a recent rash of suspected arson-caused fires around the state, and the increased movement of illegal fireworks into California are bringing renewed commitment to fire safety enforcement efforts in the run-up to the Fourth of July. A linchpin for these efforts is the sale of Safe and Sane fireworks, which… Keep reading →

In a ruling issued last week, Federal District Judge Manuel L. Real (United States District Court, Central District of California, Case No. CV 09-8199-R) reaffirmed his previous May 2013 judgment and permanent injunction against California that blocks the state from making and continuing drastic cuts to reimbursement rates for drugs dispensed by safety net providers… Keep reading →

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) and the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council (MassBio) commend Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick for signing legislation yesterday designed to create a pathway for the substitution of interchangeable biologic medicines. The policies outlined in House Bill 3734 align with all five of BIO’s principles on biologic substitution. BIO and MassBio commend Massachusetts’s Senate… Keep reading →

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