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With the goal of streamlining the way that citizens of the Commonwealth access government resources and interact with agencies and elected officials, Kentucky State Government launched a new Kentucky.gov website earlier this month. The site now features streamlined content, multi-sourced search, local government and legislation integration, and geocoding capabilities in a dynamic and mobile-friendly fashion…. Keep reading →

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The Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) and Texas NICUSA, LLC (NIC) are proud to announce a transformative state government portal experience with the launch of the new, one-page Texas.gov. As the state’s official website, the goal of Texas.gov has always been to provide citizens with simple, secure, and immediate access to government information and… Keep reading →

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Today Governor Brown released the May Revision to his proposal for the California 2015-16 state budget. Despite the $6.7 billion growth in revenue that includes $5.5 billion in Proposition 98 funds, which support preK-14 education, the governor’s proposal includes only minimal increases for young learners from birth to age 5. The May Revise proposes a… Keep reading →

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Today, the United States federal government announced its final plans to crack down on seafood fraud and illegal fishing at Seafood Expo North America in Boston. The announcement, which came from a presidential task force created in June, reaffirms President Obama’s commitment to stop these crimes that provide profits to pirate fishermen, rip off consumers and… Keep reading →

As Default Deadline Nears, Congress Continues Debate Debt Ceiling Plan

Senators Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), with nine additional cosponsors, introduced a bill to amend the Public Service Health Act Wednesday night to authorize $20 million in grants for Mental Health First Aid trainings around the country. This program gives emergency services personnel, police officers, educators, primary care professionals, students and others the… Keep reading →

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Comptroller Peter Franchot reminds taxpayers that they can skip the hassle of waiting in long lines or mailing checks and make their tax payments online with the mobile-friendly Comptroller Online Tax Payment Service. The online service accepts payments for individual income tax, business sales and use tax, and business withholding taxes 24 hours a day,… Keep reading →

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Association of Clinical Research Organizations (ACRO) Executive Director Doug Peddicord today issued the following statement on the Resolution (H.Res.733) introduced by Representative Scott Peters (D-CA) in the House of Representatives to designate September as Clinical Research Innovation Month in America: Representative Scott Peters (D-CA) Champions Clinical Research Innovation Month “ACRO members take pride in the… Keep reading →

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xxmhrm/employee_benefits) has announced the addition of the “Employee Benefits in Spain” report to their offering. The Spanish social security system covers the country’s entire population, including foreigners who work in the country. It also protects those of Spanish origin, as well as their dependents who reside in foreign countries. The main objective… Keep reading →

Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) today released the results of their 2014 Annual Alumni Survey. Based on the responses of more than 21,000 wounded veterans, it includes the largest sample size of service members injured since 9/11 and is the most statistically relevant survey response of that population to date. Among the survey’s findings, the 2014… Keep reading →

For most of its history, the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) has relied on paper food instruments (checks or vouchers) for delivering healthy foods to pregnant women and families with young children. WIC provides a prescription of healthy foods to enrollees, requiring them to make purchases from authorized grocery stores… Keep reading →

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