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2014-04-10 12:25:14

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Editors and designers for the Harvard Political Review - a top undergraduate journal on politics and public policy supported by Harvard's Institute of Politics - have released the FY 2013 Annual Report of the USA (ARUSA), a research tool offering an examination of the federal budget and challenges facing American taxation and spending policy. Highlights of the report - including a short video showcasing the study's authors and their...

2014-04-10 08:36:07

Calls on Congress to act swiftly to permanently extend the Internet Tax Freedom Act WASHINGTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Internet Tax Freedom Act (ITFA) Coalition commends the action taken by a bipartisan group of twenty-nine associations, think tanks, and non-profit organizations urging Congress to avert a tax increase on Internet access. In a letter to the sponsors of bills in both chambers of Congress, the bipartisan group--including Consumer Action,...

2014-04-09 23:25:00

Retired Maj. General Arnold Punaro, Chairman of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), announced that NDIA has recruited Jon Etherton as a senior fellow to lead its 2014 acquisition reform initiative. Punaro called Etherton “one of the top experts on acquisition law and regulation” and highlighted his successful record in leading teams in similar acquisition reform efforts over a career spanning three decades. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Retired Maj. General...

2014-04-09 16:26:50

CHICAGO, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The internet has transformed the consumer products space over the past 10 years and accelerated the trend toward remote purchasing. According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, e-commerce sales accounted for 5.8 percent of total 2013 sales, which represents a 16.9 percent increase over 2012. Businesses are adapting and the once very expensive brick-and-mortar retail storefronts are becoming a necessity of the past. (Photo:...

2014-04-09 16:22:52

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, Equatorial Guinea's President, met with John Barnett Hess, Hess Corporation CEO, to strengthen the long-term and growing partnership between the company and the West African Nation. During the meeting, President Obiang and Mr. Hess discussed the company's continued investment in the country's energy, education and science sectors. Hess representatives praised the socio-economic development the...

2014-04-09 12:32:06

WASHINGTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If you started your application for healthcare coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) but didn't finish before the March 31(st) deadline, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will give you until April 15, 2014, to complete your application. According to HHS, you can still sign up if you tried to enroll but did not make the deadline because: -- You couldn't start or continue your application because you couldn't get...

2014-04-09 12:31:02

More than 60 Top Economists Support Bipartisan Proposal to Prompt Long-Term Cost Analyses of U.S. Health Care Policy WASHINGTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the eve of House action on the budget resolution, Representatives Reid Ribble (R-WI), Mark Pocan (D-WI) and other House Members proposed a standalone measure to enable Members of Congress to get a fuller picture of the costs and benefits of health care and other legislation. Currently, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO)...

2014-04-09 12:20:23

Report Cites Findings from Global Survey of Public Officials and Real Estate Professionals on Infrastructure Needs VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The quality of infrastructure systems - including transportation, utilities, and telecommunications - is a top factor influencing real estate investment and development decisions in cities around the world, sharing a high ranking with consumer demand in terms of importance, according to a survey of public- and...

2014-04-09 08:24:09

ESF Welcomes Governor Cuomo Energy Administration to Kick-off Second Annual New York Energy Week, Addressing State's vision for Energy Innovation NEW YORK, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Energy Solutions Forum (ESF), an EnerKnol, Inc. company, today announced the State's top appointed energy officials will headline the Opening Ceremony of the annual New York Energy Week event series on June 16, 2014. The State's energy Administration will be represented by: (Photo:...

2014-04-08 23:28:54

Federal Soup – the media brand that previously featured only an interactive federal government employee forum – has absorbed the FederalDAILY brand and has re-launched. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 1105 Public Sector Media Group is pleased to announce that as of April 7, 2014, Federal Soup – the media brand that previously featured only an interactive federal government employee forum – has absorbed the FederalDAILY brand and has re-launched. FederalSoup.com now features...