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2014-05-22 23:03:51

This week The California Forward Action Fund, California Common Cause, Institute of Governmental Advocates, California Newspaper Publishers Association, Sunlight Foundation, and the League of Women Voters of California sent a letter to Sacramento asking state government to prioritize the modernization of Cal-Access and to create a new conflict of interest database at the FPPC. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 This week a broad coalition comprised of good government groups, lobbyists...

2012-12-06 05:03:00

Osprey COI RiskManager Automates Disclosure Management and Facilitates Compliance with NIH Regulations Waltham, MA (PRWEB) December 05, 2012 Osprey Software Solutions (http://www.ospreyss.com), a software development company focused on the creation of fully-integrated, forward-thinking enterprise solutions, announced today that the University at Buffalo (New York´s largest public university) is using the Osprey COI RiskManager system to solve their demanding conflict of interest...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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