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2009-05-08 12:00:00

- Dredging Contractors Praise Work Package - WASHINGTON, May 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The member companies of the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA) are pleased by the inclusion of $440 million of critically needed dredging projects in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers stimulus list," said Dan McDougal, President of DCA. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act "will provide a shot in the arm to the maritime and boating industries, as well as supply hundreds of family wage jobs for...

2009-05-04 14:17:00

Solution provides public sector organizations with advanced capabilities to track, measure and share information on economic stimulus programs REDMOND, Wash., May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As part of Microsoft Corp.'s ongoing efforts to help government organizations become more open and transparent, the company today unveiled Stimulus360 (http://www.microsoft.com/government/stimulus360), a Microsoft SharePoint-based solution that can quickly and easily help public sector agencies track,...

2009-05-04 15:17:00

If adopted, programs would sustain funding and provide additional opportunities for energy efficiency improvements SPOKANE, Wash., May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Avista today announced its recommendations for leveraging $60 million in energy efficiency money for Washington as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, also known as the Stimulus bill. Roger Woodworth, Avista vice president for sustainable energy solutions, outlined the utility's recommendations in his...

2009-04-29 15:21:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The commonwealth will begin accepting comments on a new grant program made possible through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act that will help local governments and non-profit entities make shovel-ready, energy efficient or conservation projects a reality, Department of Environmental Protection Secretary John Hanger said today. "We are seeking input and feedback from the public and local government officials to make sure the state...

2009-04-28 09:15:00

First State to Implement Real-Time Stimulus Tracking to Achieve Transparency, Accountability LITTLE ROCK, Ark. and WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The State of Arkansas will be the first to implement real-time technology to monitor its spending of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funding grants. IBM technology will be used to track stimulus funds and meet federal requirements, part of the state's effort to ensure effective use of stimulus resources for improving...

2009-04-16 09:00:00

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Cemtrex Inc. (OTC: CTEI) announced today that the Company expects to benefit from the stimulus bill, which is also known as the Economic Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, as it contains a significant amount of money being allocated for increased energy efficiency programs and green technologies. "We've worked hard during the past few years to develop Green DCV technology to reduce energy consumption in commercial buildings and now look...

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2009-04-09 06:40:00

Japan's Liberal Democratic Party unveiled details of a sweeping $154.4 billion supplemental spending bill Thursday that aims to give the economy a boost. The spending package is the largest stimulus bill proposed in Japan, The New York Times reported. If it passes, total stimulus spending under Prime Minister Taro Aso, who took office in September, would reach $269.7 billion. By itself, the spending bill equals about 3 percent of Japan's gross domestic product. The bill includes tax breaks,...

2009-04-08 13:54:50

A loss of 5 million jobs since December 2007 has triggered a sharp rise in enrollment at U.S. community colleges, a study shows. The American Association of Community Colleges said enrollment gains ranged from 2 percent to 27 percent in the 100 colleges that participated in a recent survey, USA Today reported Wednesday. The Labor Department said $1.7 billion of the $787 billion federal stimulus bill signed into law in February has been designated for services that include training for...

2009-04-07 07:59:00

More than $100B Targeted To Improve Student Achievement and Teacher Effectiveness NORCROSS, Ga., April 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simtrol, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SMRL), an innovative developer of enterprise-class software solutions that manage the extended network of connected devices, commented today that the company is well-positioned to benefit from the more than $100 billion in Education stimulus funds that are part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. The...

2009-04-06 06:35:00

ROCHESTER, N.Y., April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Paddock, CEO of Grants Office, LLC and a national leader in providing Stimulus-related funding information, is available for on-camera and telephone interviews. Over the past several months, Grants Office has worked to develop an extensive pool of knowledge and resources relating to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Grants Office leverages this body of knowledge of the various facets of ARRA funding (in addition to ongoing annual...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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