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2013-04-18 16:23:36

ALLENTOWN, Pa., April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) announced Thursday (4/18) that David K. Arthur, who has more than 20 years of Washington experience, has been named the company's Federal Government Relations vice president. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130418/PH97401 ) Arthur will replace Paulette C. Pidcock, who is retiring May 1 after more than three decades of representing major companies in the U.S. utility sector. She has served as PPL's vice...

2013-04-17 08:35:32

Business to Government Marketing Company will showcase its full services at the Federal Business Council's Government Procurement Conference FAIRFAX, Va., April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- April 25, 2013 marks The Federal Business Council's 23rd Annual Government Procurement Conference (GPC) to be held at the Walter Washington Convention Center in Washington DC. GPC is a national conference fostering business partnerships between the Federal Government, prime contractors, and small...

2013-04-17 08:26:43

GovExec.com & Nextgov.com surge past 5.3 million page views in March; App downloads eclipse 30,000 WASHINGTON, April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Government Executive Media Group announced today that it achieved a record-breaking traffic month in March with over 5.3 million page views across its digital platforms, including GovExec.com, its mobile apps, and Nextgov.com.(1) The publisher's performance broke its previous record set during the federal government shutdown crisis in...

2013-04-16 16:22:52

"Understanding Federal R&D Impact through Research Assessment and Program Evaluation" highlights agency best practices and cross-departmental partnership opportunities PHILADELPHIA, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The IP & Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world's leading provider of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today posted the sessions from its recent industry conference: "Understanding Federal R&D Impact through Research Assessment...

2013-04-16 08:21:43

RESTON, Va., April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CRGT Inc., a leading provider of full life-cycle IT services and expert in mobility, cloud migration, big data and analytics, and cyber security solutions for the Federal Government, today announced that the company will be sponsoring a symposium, presented by the Defense Strategies Institute. On April 23rd and 24th in Alexandria, Virginia, senior executives from several branches of the military and throughout the Federal Government will be speaking...

2013-04-10 16:26:10

WASHINGTON, April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) President Obama today has taken bold action to protect our children from tobacco addiction and save lives by proposing to increase the federal cigarette tax by 94 cents per pack and similarly increase taxes on other tobacco products. We urge Congress to support this proposal, which...

Federal Government Challenged By Google On Warrantless Data Requests
2013-04-05 10:07:28

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Google has taken the extraordinary step of becoming the first major company to openly challenge in court the federal government´s warrantless electronic data-gathering. On March 29, the company filed a rare petition under seal in the U.S. District Court of Northern California, challenging a national security letter (NSL) issued by the government to obtain private data about one or more of its users. NSLs allow the federal...

2013-03-22 08:21:33

WASHINGTON, March 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PlanetIQ President and Chief Executive Officer Anne Hale Miglarese urged Congress to exercise its oversight of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to address systemic failures reported by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) that have led to a looming gap in satellite weather and climate data. This data is vital to accurate forecasts, early warnings and the nation's economic security. The GAO recently placed this...

2013-03-21 16:24:32

WASHINGTON, March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. today issued the following statement regarding passage of legislation funding the federal government through the end of September: "The continuing resolution passed by the House and Senate is a mixed blessing. It ensures the federal government will remain open for the rest of the fiscal year, which ends Sept. 30. Yet without new budget authority, most agencies...

2013-03-18 12:21:10

RESTON, Va., March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Serco Inc., a leading provider of professional, technology, and management services to the federal government, announced today that their Pre-Grant Publication (PGPubs) Classification Services team recently processed their 2 millionth patent application for the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO). Each application was also processed within the contractually required 28-day window. USPTO is the government agency that grants U.S. patents...