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2012-11-27 08:23:04

LAXENBURG, Austria, November 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- States representatives and experts from all around the globe will come together for the International Anti-Corruption Academy's (IACA) first Assembly of Parties in Vienna, Austria on 29 and 30 November. The adoption of a number of decisive documents is expected, as is the election of the new Board of Governors. "The Assembly of Parties will without a doubt be a milestone for this young, successful international organization,"...

2012-09-19 02:26:08

JERICHO, N.Y., Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- HCCS (Health Care Compliance Strategies, Inc.), the leading provider of online healthcare compliance and competency training and tracking solutions, today announced the release of a new administrative dashboards feature in COI-SMART. COI-SMART is a web-based system for the management and real-time tracking of Conflict of Interest disclosures. HCCS developed this tool in response to tighter government regulations, increased scrutiny and the need...

2012-08-22 10:21:34

NEW YORK, Aug. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mr. Robert Weiner, Managing Director and Regional Counsel for IPSA International, Inc. ("IPSA"), an investigative consulting and risk advisory firm, commented today on the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's newly passed provisions - Sections 1502 and 1504, of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act ("Dodd-Frank Act"). "Sections 1502 and 1504 of the Dodd-Frank Act represent the latest efforts by international regulators to...

2012-08-16 10:23:20

Summit to Focus on Ensuring Election Integrity in Ohio HOUSTON, Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- True the Vote and Ohio Voter Protection will hold an Ohio State Summit to discuss election integrity within the state. The summit, held about one week before Labor Day, will feature outstanding speakers and experts on Saturday, Aug. 25 from 9 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Speakers include: Catherine Engelbrecht, Founder and President of True the Vote Ken Blackwell, Columnist and former Ohio...

2012-08-15 10:22:22

Summit to Focus on Ensuring Election Integrity in Colorado HOUSTON, Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- True the Vote and Colorado Voter Protection will hold a Colorado State Summit to discuss election integrity within the state. The summit, held just weeks before Labor Day, will feature outstanding speakers and experts on Saturday, Aug. 18 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Speakers include: Catherine Engelbrecht, Founder and President of True the Vote Cynthia Coffman, Colorado Chief...

2012-08-15 10:22:11

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President Rick Bloomingdale and Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder expressed their disappointment with Commonwealth Court Judge Simpson's decision to deny an injunction of the Voter Suppression Act. However this is a preliminary decision not the final decision in the case. "We are disappointed that Judge Simpson denied the request to enjoin the Voter Suppression Act. However this is a preliminary...

2012-08-10 10:21:08

HOUSTON, Aug. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- True The Vote (TTV), a nonpartisan election integrity organization, today commended the Virginia State Board of Elections for its recent decision to make certain that the Commonwealth's voter rolls are accurate prior to the November General Election. "This will go a long way to improve faith in our voting system and set a good example for others to follow," True The Vote President Catherine Engelbrecht said. "The Commonwealth of Virginia's...

2012-07-31 06:23:14

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Larry Klayman, founder of Judicial Watch and Freedom Watch, today objected to the current head of Judicial Watch Tom Fitton's releasing a book published by Simon and Schuster titled "Corruption Chronicles," which he said not only misleads readers about the history of the organization, but attempts to trade-off of and profit from Klayman's accomplishments and his own prior book. Having previously demanded "Corruption" be reissued in a new truthful...

2012-07-31 02:25:51

Public Affairs Pulse survey shows Americans are more optimistic on the economy, more positive about big companies, conflicted on lobbying activities WASHINGTON, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Results from the 2012 Public Affairs Pulse survey - the most in-depth national survey of Americans' opinions on business and government - show Americans have little confidence in the federal government to address society's problems and want to see major companies take on these challenges....

2012-07-27 06:23:35

KYIV, July 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting 2014, any public service in Ukraine will be available online, informs The State Agency for Science, Innovation and Information. Currently, the government of Ukraine is implementing the initiative Open Government Partnership (OGP), after joining it in September 2011 along with 54 other participating countries. Online public services will reduce time and resources spent by clients to obtain a service, as well as help prevent...