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  • The Conservative Intellectual Crisis

    I feel very lucky to have entered the conservative movement when I did, back in the 1980s and 1990s. I was working at National Review, The Washington Times, The Wall Street Journal’s editorial p...


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    http://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/28/opinion/the-conservative-intellectual-crisis.html?rref=collection%2Ftimestopic%2FUnited%20States%20Politics%20and%203304
  • What slower early voting in Ohio means for Clinton

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Fewer Ohioans have voted early so far this year — a problem for Democrat Hillary Clinton's supporters, but they have time to catch up. Early voting, especially in-p...


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    http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/elections/2016/10/27/what-slower-early-voting-ohio-means-clinton/92865382/3305
  • 2016 US Presidential elections, Iowa caucus: The First Vote

    The caucuses The caucuses are part of a four-stage election of state delegates to send to the national convention of each party. These delegates then officially nominate their national candidate. The...


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    http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/us/elections/election-2016.html?ref=politics2943
  • Vice-Presidential Debate: What to Watch For

    The debate on Tuesday night between Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia and Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana may not rival the drama of last week’s face-off between the candidates at the top of the ticket, ...


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    http://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/04/us/politics/vice-presidential-debate.html2841
  • In Upstate Congressional Race, a ‘Classic Boxers’ Match’ That Is Virtually Tied

    NEW PALTZ, N.Y. — The two candidates, current and former, stood with arms around each other, an American flag behind them, an adoring crowd before them. Most of the rally’s attendees ca...


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    http://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/04/nyregion/zephyr-teachout-john-faso-new-york-congressional-district-race.html2842
  • US Law Enforcement System Moving towards Fascism: American

    An American political activist and author said the US law enforcement system is moving towards fascism as it is allowing cops to get away with African Americans’ murder. “I am here at World Beyond War...


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    http://www.tasnimnews.com/en/news/2016/09/26/1196061/us-law-enforcement-system-moving-towards-fascism-american-activist2691
  • California Governor signs anti-BDS bill into law

    California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a measure that prevents companies that boycott or discriminate against any sovereign country, including Israel, from doing business with the state, JTA ...


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  • Congress Faces Friday Deadline to Extend US Government Funding

    Time is running out for Congress to keep the U.S. government open and fully functioning. Federal spending authority expires at midnight Friday and, so far, Democrats and Republicans have been unable t...


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    http://www.voanews.com/a/congress-faces-friday-deadline-to-extend-us-government-funding/3524405.html2689
  • Federal government changes rules to recognize Native Hawaiian government

    The Department of the Interior (DOI), a Cabinet-level federal agency, has finalized a change to its rules that would require the federal government to recognize a Native Hawaiian government, should on...


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EVENTS

Conferences

Notice of Roundtables and Request for Comments Related to Patent Subject Matter Eligibility

NOTICE OF ROUNDTABLES AND REQUEST FOR COMMENTS RELATED TO PATENT SUBJECT MATTER ELIGIBILITY

November 05-05, 2016
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) seeks public input on patent subject matter eligibility in view of recent decisions by the Supreme Court of the United States.  The USPTO remains interested in feedback from members of the public to improve the USPTO’s subject matter e...

Acas brings festive winter guidance to Crewe and Nantwich

ACAS BRINGS FESTIVE WINTER GUIDANCE TO CREWE AND NANTWICH

December 05-05, 2016
As part of our engaging with business strategy we realise how important it is for us to connect with businesses in the Crewe and Nantwich area. This event comprises of timely guidance on how to deal with specific issues that arise over winter and the festive season together with an overview of Acas ...

California Leadership Forum

CALIFORNIA LEADERSHIP FORUM

December 06-06, 2016
Now in year six, the California Leadership Forum convenes thought leaders from state and local government across the Golden State. And, we invite amazing speakers to join us from across the country. Our California event is the largest of the year and reflects the diversity, innovative spirit, focus ...

CONFERENCE ON DISABILITY

CONFERENCE ON DISABILITY

December 05-06, 2016
The Indiana Governor’s Council for People with Disabilities is proud to announce the 2016 Conference on Disability which will be held December 5-6 at the Westin Downtown Indianapolis. With nearly 500 participants regularly attending, the Indiana Conference on Disability represents an exception...

2016 FSA Training Conference for Financial Aid Professionals

2016 FSA TRAINING CONFERENCE FOR FINANCIAL AID PROFESSIONALS

November 29-02, 2016
The FSA Training Conference for Financial Aid Professionals is the largest training program in the United States serving the financial aid community, and ultimately the students and families seeking an education beyond high school.

Federal Channels: Government Marketing Best Practices 2020

FEDERAL CHANNELS: GOVERNMENT MARKETING BEST PRACTICES 2020

December 01-01, 2016
Join us for a full day of educational sessions designed to improve your business to government relationships and your capture rate for government contracts. Federal Channels will be taking place at the historic Bolger Center in Potomac, MD and the agenda will include a high energy lineup of speakers...

Deaths, funerals and coroners conference

DEATHS, FUNERALS AND CORONERS CONFERENCE

December 01-01, 2016
This one day conference on deaths, funerals and coroners services will highlight developments in national policy and innovative practice by councils in providing services to bereaved people. The past year has seen the Ministry of Justice, the Department of Communities and Local Government and the De...

ICDGS 2016 : 18th International Conference on e-Democracy, e-Government and e-Society

ICDGS 2016 : 18TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON E-DEMOCRACY, E-GOVERNMENT AND E-SOCIETY

November 28-29, 2016
The ICDGS 2016: 18th International Conference on e-Democracy, e-Government and e-Society aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of e-Democracy, e-Government and e-Society.

 

Webinars

DEC 06, 2016 | 2:00 PM-
STATE LEGISLATIVE MONITORING: ENSURING DUE DILIGENCE
Keeping up with every issue that affects your organization — in each state and at every level of government — can be daunting. Government relations teams are relied upon to know when important legislative issues come before a committee or to a floor vote, and whether there are opportunities to influ...
DEC 06, 2016 | 2:00-
OMB’S SUPER CIRCULAR: A BRIEFING FOR EXTERNAL AND INTERNAL AUDITORS
This webinar will alert external and internal auditors to the key rules against which they must now audit governmental, university and nonprofit entities that receive federal funding. Audit is the federal government’s first line of defense against noncompliance with federal grant and subgrant ...
DEC 06, 2016 | 1:00 p.m.-
PENSION & WELFARE PLAN OVERPAYMENTS: WHAT’S AN EMPLOYER TO DO?
Tax and employee benefits counsel must often advise their clients on best practices for handling potentially costly pension and welfare plan overpayments. Overpayments made in self-funded group health plans due to excessive charges by out-of-network providers and pension-plan overpayments on account...
DEC 06, 2016 | 9:00 am-
THE 2017 THREATSCAPE
The pace and scale of information security threats continues to accelerate, endangering the integrity of trusted organisations. Although cyberspace offers opportunities for leading organisations, this environment is uncertain and potentially dangerous. It is a place where hacktivists and cybercrimin...
DEC 07, 2016 | 1:00 pm-
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TEXAS PUBLIC RECORDS AND OPEN MEETINGS
As a governmental entity, you are required to comply with the Texas Public Information Act (TPIA) and the Texas Open Meetings Act (TOMA). However, many governmental entities do not understand the requirements of the TPIA and TOMA and are likely at risk for noncompliance. This topic provides a broad ...
DEC 07, 2016 | -
ELECTRONIC SIGNATURE TECHNOLOGY COMES OF AGE
From courts in Florida and Minnesota to City procurement departments in California, government organizations are going digital and adopting electronic signature technology. In fact, the use of electronic signatures has grown by 53 percent per year since 2012 and, by 2017, Forrester Research forecast...
DEC 07, 2016 | 1:00PM-
2016 DATA DISCOVERY CASE LAW YEAR IN REVIEW
Get up to speed on 2016 case law with Judge Xavier Rodriguez and David Horrigan. They’ll summarize the year’s biggest cases and share their perspectives on what these outcomes mean for the industry and your practice. In this webcast attendees will: Get a concise overview of the year&rsqu...
CASE STUDY: WHEN GOVERNMENT OVERSIGHT GOES WRONG
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The Federal Trade Commission, for example, acts to ensure that any given organization is not negligent or reckless with private information. But upon what information does the FTC act?
In this session, we'll focus on a case where the FTC relied on highly suspect information obtained by, f...
5 WAYS TO IMPROVE ACCOUNTS PAYABLE FINANCIALS
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This live webinar is designed for accountants, CPAs, accounts payable professionals, bookkeepers, tax managers, CFOs, controllers, business managers and owners, presidents, vice presidents, CEOs, auditors and consultants.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT IDAHO PUBLIC RECORDS AND OPEN MEETINGS
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This live webinar is designed for attorneys, public information and records managers, city managers, county and municipal officials, law enforcement officials and school administrators.
CURRENT ISSUES IN TIN VALIDATION AND B NOTICES
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This live webinar is designed for accountants, CPAs, CFOs, controllers, finance directors, tax managers, tax preparers, presidents, vice presidents, bookkeepers, accounts payable professionals and enrolled agents.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT NEW JERSEY PUBLIC RECORDS AND OPEN MEETINGS
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TEXAS PROPERTY TAX LAW - HOW TO KEEP YOUR PROPERTY FROM BEING OVER-ASSESSED
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This live webinar is designed for accountants, CPAs, controllers, tax managers, real estate professionals, presidents and vice presidents, CFOs, bookkeepers, tax preparers and attorneys.
VOLUNTEERING FOR TROUBLE? CLASSIFYING, MANAGING AND DISCIPLINING VOLUNTEERS
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This live webinar is designed for executive directors, accountants, CPAs, officers, controllers, CFOs, tax managers, human resource managers, and attorneys.

RESOURCES

The federal budgeting process is broken. Former lawmakers and budget office leaders know it, current negotiators on Capitol Hill know it, a whole slew of good government groups know it and perhaps ...

The 2011 accident at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station had a profound impact on nuclear power operators worldwide. The policy discussion on nuclear energy changed from the benefits of...

The 2016 Defence White Paper released on 25 February 2016 delivers on the Government’s commitment to the safety of the Australian people and to the defence our territory and national interests. The...

From industry regulations to data privacy laws and government mandates, meeting compliance has become a permanent criterion for doing business. As each year passes, the resources needed to comply with...

LTC (R) Matt Dooley, Former Chief, Lethality and Robotics Branch U.S. Army, presented on the Army Capabilities Integration Center (ARCIC) and US Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) strategies ...

In this interview, Lt. Col. Patrick King, Assistant Director of Operations, Electronic Warfare, United States Air Force shares his tips for achieving necessary cyber defense tactics between joint and ...

We have put together some of the most thought provoking articles and interviews about Military Radar all in one place. including; Experts Weighing in on Cognitive Radar, Interview with Dr. Joseph R. G...

This presentation provided by Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) includes the TRADOC pamphlet for science and technology, and army operating concept. Also the army network campaign ...