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Keep Neighborhoods First

NEWS: Housing Advocates and Los Angeles Residents Call on Los Angeles City Council to Limit Short-Term Rentals in L.A.

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 22, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A growing alliance of affordable housing advocates, local neighborhood renters and homeowners, hotel employees and hotel representatives gathered today in front of Los Angeles City Hall to call on City officials to adopt smart regulations for short-term rentals, according to Keep Neighborhoods First.

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Pompano Beach Cultural Alliance

NEWS: Pompano Beach Cultural Center Announces Resident Companies

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Jan. 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pompano Beach Cultural Center today announced the names of the 11 regional non-profit organizations that will form the Center’s resident companies. This Cultural Alliance is comprised of highly regarded performing arts organizations based in South Florida. Each will offer exciting individual performances, while also collaborating […]

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Zero Cost Development, Osceola Iowa

NEWS: Free Land and Incentives for Builders Looking to Develop in Osceola, Iowa

OSCEOLA, Iowa, Jan. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As part of a new housing development initiative, Osceola, Iowa’s Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC) is offering home builders and developers shovel-ready sites at no cost for residential projects as well as reimbursements on interest for construction loans for a 12-month period. The CCDC launched the Zero-Cost […]

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Col. Ret. Howard G. Cooley

NEWS: Former Military Officers Seek Greater Due Process for CA Bonus Troops

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Two former military officers of the Washington D.C. law firm of Jordan Guydon sent letters today to U.S. Senator Boxer, other Congressional leaders, the Secretary of Defense and Secretary of the Army, urging the strengthening of due process for the California National Guard bonus recipients. The two […]

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Donald Lowe for President 2016

NEWS: Donald Eugene Lowe Says He Could Still Stop President-Elect Trump Based on Election Law Loopholes

SAN ANGELO, Texas, Nov. 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — No matter party affiliation, everyone can agree that this year’s elections were heart-pumping. And for Donald Eugene Lowe, it might have even been a bit more so. Why? To date, he says that he is the first person in history to become a President-Elect Alternate. It’s […]

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City Vista Pompano Beach

NEWS: Pompano Beach CRA Announces Groundbreaking for City Vista Apartments

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 14, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pompano Beach CRA has announced the groundbreaking ceremony for the City Vista Apartments will take place on October 19 at 3:30 p.m. According to Redevelopment Management Associates (RMA), the development will include 111 apartments and 3,800 square feet of ground floor commercial space. This development […]

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5 BARS

NEWS: 5 Bars Wins Cooperative Purchasing Contract to Provide Connected, Wireless Infrastructure Master Planning and Marketing for Cities and Government Entities

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 5 Bars(TM) announced today it has been awarded a national cooperative contract to provide an intelligent technology platform that is used for master planning of wireless infrastructure to cities, municipalities and government entities. The competitively solicited and publicly awarded agreement by the City of Sacramento, Calif. is […]

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Donald Eugene Lowe for President

NEWS: Rejected GOP candidate pushes onwards to the Electoral College, Donald Eugene Lowe Presidential Candidate

SAN ANGELO, Texas, Sept. 28, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Donald Eugene Lowe started working on his presidential campaign in 2013. To date, he has spent less than $20,000 and he’s not about to give up now. In fact, he says he’s just getting started. “It’s possible,” Lowe says. “There are many voters who do not […]

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Kevin Crowder of RMA

RMA Selected to Establish P3 for Town of Davie

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 23, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Redevelopment Management Associates today announced that their firm was selected by the Town of Davie to establish the Public-Private Partnership (P3) that will develop the Town’s downtown center. RMA will consult with the Davie CRA and the Town of Davie to create a western theme district […]

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Steve Comisar

Obama’s Clemency Process Favors Drug Offenders and Unfairly Excludes White-Collar Fraudsters, Says Jailed Actor Steve Comisar

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The exclusive Presidential power of clemency has historically been used to grant harshly sentenced inmates an early release from federal prison. According to imprisoned actor Steve Comisar, President Obama is unfairly using his power to grant clemency to mostly African American drug offenders, while leaving out […]

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iFOS Managing Consultants

iFOS Awarded Contract to Provide NIFA with Audit Resolution and Grant Award Close Out Advisory Support Services

COLUMBIA, Md., July 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Intelligent Fiscal Optimal Solutions(R) (iFOS), an emerging provider of innovative financial consulting and staff augmentation services for the Federal Government, received a contract award to provide grant audit resolution and close out advisory support services to the United States Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and […]

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End Two Party Rule

Libertarian Railroad Commission Candidate Mark Miller Wants Voters to Declare Independence from Two-Party Rule

AUSTIN, Texas, July 5, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Texas Libertarian Candidate Dr. Mark Miller urges voters to declare independence from two-party rule. With Govs. Gary Johnson and Bill Weld representing the Libertarian Party at the top of the ballot this year, the next highest contest in Texas will be the statewide election of Texas Railroad […]

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Attorney Bernard F. Walsh

Attorney Bernard Walsh Gathered with Manatee County Area Law Enforcement to Honor Fallen Officers

BRADENTON, Fla., May 24, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Personal Injury and Civil Trial Lawyer Bernard F. Walsh attended a ceremony honoring fallen officers of law enforcement who paid the ultimate sacrifice in keeping our citizens and community safe. The event, presented by Manatee Lodge 70 Fraternal Order of Police, drew law enforcement and legal community […]

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NEWS: Feldmann Nagel Public Affairs, LLC Announces the Opening of Its Lobby Practice

DENVER, Colo., May 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Feldmann Nagel Public Affairs, LLC, (‘FNPA’) has announced the opening of its lobby practice. FNPA is independent from the law firm of Feldmann Nagel, LLC, and has experienced professionals to work at both the executive and legislative branches of government. David Nagel, an accomplished attorney and CPA, […]

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NEWS: EPIC’s David McNeil Appointed to California Joint Powers Risk Management Authority Advisory Board

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 28, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced that David McNeil, a principal in the firm’s Inland Empire division, has been appointed to the Advisory Board of the California Association of Mutual Water Companies Joint Powers […]

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NEWS: CCDC’s Trickey Appointed to State Advisory Board

OSCEOLA, Iowa, April 27, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Clarke County Development Corporation’s Executive Director, Bill Trickey, was recently appointed to the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) State Advisory Board. The Iowa SBDC offers high quality assistance to current and future Iowa business owners. As a member, Trickey will influence decisions that benefit businesses and job […]

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NEWS: Highlights of The People’s Democratic Movement Public Meeting held in North Caicos

BOTTLE CREEK, North Caicos, April 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The People’s Democratic Movement started their tour around the Islands with a series of public meetings to promote their initiatives. North Caicos was the first island to receive the party and their supporters. The main topics covered on the meeting were crime, security, the 2016 […]

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NEWS: New Book ‘Reinventing Your City’ Reveals Strategies for Urban and Regional Planning

MIAMI, Fla., April 11, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kim Briesemeister and Chris Brown’s new book, ‘Reinventing Your City – Eight Steps to Turn Your City Around’ (ISBN: 978-0986086007), is the essential guide for every city and business leader striving to make their community a better place. Authored by the co-founders of Redevelopment Management Associates, their […]

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NEWS: Cultural Visionary Alyona Ushe Announces Focus on Pompano Beach Amphitheater and Cultural Center

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., April 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alyona Ushe, who helmed the critically acclaimed Arts Garage in Delray Beach for five years, has announced her resignation as President and CEO of the cultural venue in order to focus on managing and programming venues in Pompano Beach, including the amphitheater and the upcoming cultural […]

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NEWS: RMA Rises to the Challenge of Sea Level Change

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Feb. 10, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — One of the most urgent issues South Florida’s municipal leaders must tackle is sea level rise. Faced with inevitable flooding problems, leaders from around the state recently converged in Key West to discuss the coastal crisis. RMA, which is currently planning and redeveloping several cities along […]

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NEWS: Clarke Schools’ Career Academy Focuses Students on Future Success

OSCEOLA, Iowa, Dec. 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Clarke Community Schools in Osceola, Iowa is developing a Career Academy that will provide a specialized course pathway for career-minded students. Aligned with Governor Branstad’s new Future Ready Iowa initiative, this program is the genesis of Clarke’s new curriculum director Jean Bahls and Bill Trickey of Clarke […]

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NEWS: Civic Resource Group and TransitScreen Selected to Modernize MTC’s Transit Signage across the San Francisco Bay Area

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Civic Resource Group (CRG) and TransitScreen, Inc. today announced they have joined forces to modernize the transit displays in 46+ different locations across the San Francisco Bay Area as part of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC)’s Hub Signage program.

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NEWS: Civic Resource Group Int’l CivicConnect Parking Featured on California Mobile Gallery as ‘ParkItDTSD’ App

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Civic Resource Group International (CRGI) today announced inclusion of CivicConnect(TM) Parking, the Company’s high performing product from its ‘Smart Cities’ Portfolio, in California Mobile Gallery. The product was successfully implemented in San Diego as ‘ParkItDTSD’ and is featured in the Gallery under this name.

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NEWS: Civic Resource Group Int’l Launches CivicConnect Parking as part of its Rapidly Growing ‘Smart City’ Product Suite

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 5, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Civic Resource Group International (CRG) today announced availability of CivicConnect(TM) Parking, the Company’s newest addition to its rapidly expanding ‘Smart Cities’ Product Portfolio. CivicConnect(TM) Parking helps cities by streamlining and simplifying public and private parking for residents, workers and visitors.

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NEWS: Planning for the Future, Osceola Wastewater Plant, City Move On Renovations

OSCEOLA, Iowa, July 21, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A city’s growth and continued development relies on up-to-date, effective wastewater treatment and regulation, according to the City of Osceola, Iowa. This is always a priority for city administrators, managers, and their employees. How they manage the updates and costs associated with them is often a reflection […]

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NEWS: World’s First Postal Mail Elimination System, Aims to Save Millions of Tax Dollars While Improving Security

TAMPA, Fla., June 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SmartKiosk today announces their new technology designed to reduce the cost of incarceration. Tax payers across the country are spending Billions of dollars annually to house and provide services to incarcerated people in U.S. jails and prisons. Little has been done to find ways to reduce those […]

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NEWS: County Awards Contract to CARR for Development of Assisted Living Facility Rating System

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 5, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The County of San Diego, Aging and Independence Services awarded Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) a fixed price contract for a pilot project to create a rating system for the County’s assisted living facilities, and to develop a consumer-friendly website to display the ratings and […]

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NEWS: Civic Resource Group International (CRGI) Participates in Microsoft CityNext

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April, 29, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Civic Resource Group International (CRGI) today announced it is working with Microsoft on Microsoft CityNext, an initiative designed to help governments, businesses, and citizens re-imagine what is next for their cities. For the first time in history, more than one-half of the world’s population live in […]

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NEWS: Civic Resource Group International Makes Cloud-based CivicConnect Water Conservation Platform Available to Cities, Water Agencies in Drought-Stricken California, Nationwide

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Civic Resource Group International (CRG) today announced immediate availability of its award-winning CivicConnect(TM) Water Conservation and Drought Management Platform to all the Cities and Water Agencies throughout California.

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