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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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The Idaho cities of Dubois, Plummer, Kamiah, Notus, Montpelier and Hagerman are accepting credit and debit cards for utility payments. Residents of all six municipalities can make payments in person at their respective city clerk offices. Four of the cities—Dubois, Plummer, Kamiah, and Montpelier—offer online payments through their city websites as well. “We have been… Keep reading →

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The Center for Digital Government announced today the state of Utah again topped the Digital States Survey. Conducted every two years, the Survey is the most comprehensive review of best practices, policies, and progress made by state governments in their use of digital technologies to serve residents and streamline operations. Over the past two years,… Keep reading →

As Default Deadline Nears, Congress Continues Debate Debt Ceiling Plan

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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