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2014-04-08 23:01:28

President Obama is signing into act an executive order on April 8th, 2014 a way for federal contracts to find violations in the workplace. Businesses that wish to start winning government contracts must first become registered in System for Award Management (SAM). Washington DC (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 President Obama is signing into act an executive order on April 8th, 2014 a way for federal contracts to find violations in the workplace. These violations pertain to equal pay laws and...

2014-04-08 16:23:08

WASHINGTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Obama Administration's proposal to fund the Indian Health Service's (IHS) Division of Oral Health for fiscal year 2015 at approximately $175 million, while adequate to maintain current programs and staff new facilities, won't address the increasing rates of oral disease in tribal areas, American Dental Association (ADA) President Dr. Charles H. Norman told members of a House panel. "The proposed 2015 budget for the IHS dental...

2014-04-08 16:20:29

PHOENIX, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kelly Aviation Center, a leading provider of aircraft engine maintenance, repair, and overhaul for international commercial and military customers, has changed its name to Lockheed Martin Commercial Engine Solutions (LMCES). "Since 1999, we have been proud to be Lockheed Martin's only jet engine MRO service provider," said Amy Gowder, vice president and general manager of LMCES. "Over the past three years, our legacy of improving on-wing...

2014-04-08 16:20:18

Attorney Joseph L. Jordon - founder of the military criminal defense firm Joseph L. Jordan, UCMJ Law - shares his thoughts on recent military sexual assault cases that have garnered national attention. KILLEEN, Texas, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last month, two high profile military sexual assault cases against an Army General and a former Naval Academy football player were concluded. Neither case resulted in a conviction. The cases sparked a stream of controversy and have created...

2014-04-08 12:36:17

International payments and tech execs converge in Las Vegas this week WASHINGTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Electronic Transactions Association (ETA), the global trade association representing the payments technology world, today opened its doors on the largest event in the organization's 25-year history. TRANSACT 14, which launches today and runs until April 10 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, will welcome thousands of attendees from around the...

2014-04-08 12:27:31

LONDON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Business Strategy: Government Big Data Projects Moving from Consideration Stage to Basis for Decisioning This IDC Government Insights report analyzes the key findings of IDC's annual Global Technology and Industry Research Organization IT Survey, conducted in May 2013, involving 182 federal, state, and local government IT and line-of-business (LOB) executives responsible for purchasing,...

2014-04-08 12:27:27

LONDON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:United Kingdom Defence and Security Report Q1 2014Includes 3 FREE quarterly updatesBMI's United Kingdom Defence and Security report for Q114 examines all facets of the country's defencecommunity, including its armed forces, defence industry, security threats, strategic aspirations and defencebudget. The UK government is currently involved in performing significant cuts to the country's...

2014-04-08 08:32:15

MIDLOTHIAN, Va., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement written by Mark Hobraczk on behalf of PSI: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140224/DC70603LOGO In the Health Reform Update for the past week, the health insurance Marketplaces created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) surpass their initial goal of seven million signing-up for private plans during the inaugural open enrollment period. Another 12 million have gained Medicaid or CHIP coverage...

2014-04-08 04:22:07

Who Are The Faces Of Agent Orange? WASHINGTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vietnam Veterans of America to hold Agent Orange Briefing on Thursday, April 10, 2014. WHERE: 334 Cannon House Office Building WHEN: Thursday, April 10, 20149:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. WHY: To discuss the realities of suspected intergenerational health effects of veterans' exposure to Agent Orange/dioxin and other toxic chemicals. WHAT: Highlights of this event will include:9:40 A.M.: Agent...

2014-04-08 00:21:58

WASHINGTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO POPULAR DEMAND Profile America --Tuesday, April 8th. On this date 101 years ago, the 17th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified establishing direct popular election of senators. Previously, members of the Senate were elected by each state's legislature. As the voting franchise expanded...


Latest Politics Reference Libraries

Young Kerry Bog Pony
2014-04-17 12:16:10

The Kerry Bog Pony originated in Ireland, possibly a descendent of the Irish Hobby Horse, originally inhabiting the peat bogs of County Kerry, southwest Ireland. Although the exact origin of the Kerry Bog Pony is unknown, images from a 1617 book show similarities to the Irish Hobby as well as the Kerry Bog of today. The pony was initially used for transporting peat and kelp from the bog over a variety of terrain. Some were used to pull carts and others were for harness. When they were not...

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...

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