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2014-04-10 16:30:04

Landmark Open Data Legislation to Overhaul Federal Spending Transparency WASHINGTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Data Transparency Coalition: The United States Senate approved an amended version of the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (S. 994) today by unanimous consent. Advocates expect the landmark open data legislation, known as the DATA Act, to earn swift approval in the U.S. House of Representatives, where an...

2014-04-10 16:29:36

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Ohio Supreme Court Joint Task Force to Review the Administration of Ohio's Death Penalty meets today to finalize its recommendations. Concurrently, Ohioans to Stop Executions launched a new tool on its web page. This new tool will allow Ohioans to search, sort, and understand the more than 50 recommendations intended to help make Ohio's death penalty more fair. The OTSE/Task Force search tool may be used at www.OTSE.org...

2014-04-10 12:25:49

An Act to Amend Canada's Divorce Act TORONTO, April 10, 2014 /CNW/ - After extensive public debate, Bill C-560, an Act to amend Canada's Divorce Act to foster equal shared parenting after divorce, will be voted on after second reading debate continues on May 5, 2014. To clarify the Bill's effect and dispel concerns raised, "Myths and Facts Concerning Bill C-560" has been prepared by Brian Ludmer of LudmerLaw, who helped to draft the Bill. "Bill C-560 will protect children's...

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,...

2014-04-10 08:21:38

Bill Jacobs Mazda welcomes spring with warm-weather festivities JOLIET, Ill., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- After a long winter best characterized by the infamous Polar Vortex, midwestern portions of the U.S. are basking in warmer weather this spring. Case in point, Chicagoland car dealership Bill Jacobs Mazda is hosting a special Spring Baseball Event with a few surprises Saturday April 12, 2014 from noon to 5 p.m. (Photo:...

2014-04-09 23:31:57

On March 28, 2014, a federal ERISA court ordered BCBS IBC to offer strict ERISA EOB and full and fair appeals as a result of a provider overpayment class-action. ERISAclaim.com demystifies ObamaCare ERISA & PPACA overpayment laws. Hanover Park, IL (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 On March 28, 2014, a federal ERISA court ordered BCBS IBC to offer strict ERISA EOB (Explanation of Benefits) and full and fair appeals, as a result of a provider overpayment class-action. Today ERISAclaim.com...

2014-04-09 23:27:12

Studio Z Dental, a family-friendly general dental practice led by Dr. Tom Zyvoloski in Louisville, CO, is currently in the process of obtaining their Eco-Dentistry Certification, which will make Studio Z Dental the only general dental practice along the entire Front Range with an Eco-Dentistry membership and certification. Louisville, CO (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Studio Z Dental, a family-friendly general dental practice led by Dr. Tom Zyvoloski in Louisville, CO, is currently in the process...

2014-04-09 23:22:54

A Quick Overview and Two Examples for 2014 Park City, UT (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Today, Zane Benefits, the #1 Online Health Benefits Solution, published new information on individual shared responsibility payments. According to Zane Benefits’ website, under the Affordable Care Act (aka ACA or Health Care Reform), all individuals are required to either purchase minimum essential health insurance coverage, qualify for an exemption, or else pay a fee at tax time. This is called the...

2014-04-09 23:22:48

Citrix Recognizes Outstanding Contributions at Annual Summit Crofton, MD (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Force 3, delivering the best in federal security, collaboration, next-generation networking, converged infrastructure and support solutions, today announced that it has been awarded the United States Public Sector Partner of the Year Award at Citrix Partner Summit. The United States Public Sector Partner of the Year Award is presented to the partner who has made outstanding contributions in...

2014-04-09 16:40:09

The punishing psychological toll endured by military personnel in war zones has been extensively documented for years by researchers, perhaps more than ever in the wake of recent military engagements in Iraq and Afghanistan. But there has been a troubling dearth of research examining the mental health toll exacted on the large numbers of civilians who work with the military in war zones. Sociologists Alex Bierman, an assistant professor at the University of Calgary, and Ryan Kelty, an...


Latest Politics Reference Libraries

EE-9 Cascavel
2014-02-05 12:39:46

Engenheiros Especializados S/A (Engesa) was a manufacturer of military trucks, armored fighting vehicles and civilian sport-utility vehicles located in Brazil from 1963 to 1993. In 1963, Engesa began as a private company installing all-wheel-drive systems in existing commercial trucks, rebuilt, adapted and updated armored vehicles and tanks from World War II which the Brazilian Army owned. The headquarters for Engesa started in Avenida Liberdade, Sao Paulo but moved to Avenida Das...

Goggomobil
2014-01-29 10:15:05

The Goggomobil is a micro-car line manufactured after World War II by Hans Glas GmbH -- from 1955 to 1969. There were three models produced. A T sedan, a TS coupe and a TL van. The Goggomobil initially used a two-cylinder, two-cycle, air-cooled 13.6 hp 245 cc engine with a top speed of 47 mph. Later, available engines were a 14.8 hp, 293 cc which could reach a top speed of 53 mph, and a 18.5 hp 392 cc. The engine was located behind the rear wheels and connected to an electric per-selective...

William Clark
2013-10-28 14:11:26

William Clark was an American explorer, territorial governor, soldier, and Indian agent who lived between August 1, 1770 and September 1, 1838. He is best known for his exploration of the territory between the Louisiana Purchase and the Pacific Ocean, which he conducted alongside Meriwether Lewis between 1803 and 1806. William Clark, born in 1770 in Caroline County, Virginia, was the ninth child born to John and Ann Rogers Clark. His family was known in the area as common planters with a...

Alexis Ohanian
2013-08-04 07:45:49

Born on April 24, 1983, Alexis Ohanian is an American internet entrepreneur, activist and investor based in Brooklyn, New York. He is best known for co-founding the social news website Reddit, helping launch travel search website Hipmunk, and starting social enterprise Breadpig. Ohanian attended the University of Virginia in 2005 and went on to start Reddit.com with co-founder Steve Huffman. Reddit was later acquired by another company, but Ohanian, stays closely connected by being on its...

New Zealand Bush Giant Dragonfly, Uropetala carovei
2013-07-30 13:37:57

The New Zealand bush giant dragonfly (Uropetala carovei) is a species of dragonfly that is native to New Zealand. It can be found in woodland and scrubland areas with still and isolated water sources like seepage and streams. The New Zealand bush giant dragonfly reaches an average length of 3.3 inches and is typically black and yellowish in color. It is a slow flier that feeds on insects smaller than itself, like cicadas. After breeding, females lay their eggs in protected areas of water....

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