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  • Trump campaign views healthcare as a 2020 campaign weapon

    U.S. President Donald Trump’s campaign believes he can turn Republicans’ biggest liability from last year’s congressional elections - the debate about the future of healthcare in Ame...


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    https://in.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-trump/trump-campaign-views-healthcare-as-a-2020-campaign-weapon-idINKCN1SU12T7857
  • AG Barr joins renewed Trump administration push to curtail nationwide injunctions

    At a speech Tuesday night to the elite American Law Institute, Attorney General William Barr jumped with both feet into the Trump administration’s campaign against nationwide injunctions. The AG...


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    https://in.reuters.com/article/us-otc-injunctions/ag-barr-joins-renewed-trump-administration-push-to-curtail-nationwide-injunctions-idINKCN1SS2U47854
  • Belgium vote likely to make forming next government tough

    Linguistically-split Belgium holds a national election on Sunday that polls show is unlikely to allow Prime Minister Charles Michel to renew his centre-right government. Michel, 43, has been running t...


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    https://in.reuters.com/article/belgium-election/belgium-vote-likely-to-make-forming-next-government-tough-idINKCN1ST10Q7856
  • Trump administration considers tapping U.S. TSA funds for border - source

    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is considering tapping more than $230 million from the Transportation Security Administration to fund operations on the U.S.-Mexico border if Congress fails to...


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    https://in.reuters.com/article/usa-immigration-tsa/trump-administration-considers-tapping-us-tsa-funds-for-border-source-idINKCN1SR28P7851
  • Trump: U.S. will respond with 'great force' if Iran attacks interests

    President Donald Trump warned on Monday Iran would be met with “great force” if it attacked U.S. interests in the Middle East, and government sources said Washington strongly suspects Shi&...


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    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-iran/trump-us-will-respond-with-great-force-if-iran-attacks-interests-idUSKCN1SQ2BX7844
  • UK business group condemns Labour nationalisation plans, Brexit delay

    Plans by Britain’s opposition Labour Party to nationalise utilities including the country’s electricity grid will damage investment as well as hurting many small shareholders, one of the c...


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    https://in.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-cbi/uk-business-group-condemns-labour-nationalisation-plans-brexit-delay-idINKCN1SR2697850
  • U.S., China bicker over 'extravagant expectations' on trade deal

    China accused the United States on Monday of harboring “extravagant expectations” for a trade deal, underlining the gulf between the two sides as U.S. action against China’s technolo...


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    https://in.reuters.com/article/usa-trade-china/us-china-bicker-over-extravagant-expectations-on-trade-deal-idINKCN1SQ0XS7839
  • U.S. Ambassador to China visiting Tibet this week

    U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad was scheduled to visit Tibet this week, a U.S. embassy spokeswoman said, the first visit to the region by a U.S. ambassador since 2015, amid escalating trade te...


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    https://in.reuters.com/article/china-usa-tibet/us-ambassador-to-china-visiting-tibet-this-week-idINKCN1SQ0647840
  • Trump open to talks on U.S.-Swiss free trade deal: Swiss president

    U.S. President Donald Trump is keen to advance talks with Switzerland on a free trade deal, Swiss President Ueli Maurer told reporters in Washington after the first visit by a Swiss president to the O...


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    https://in.reuters.com/article/us-usa-switzerland/trump-open-to-talks-on-us-swiss-free-trade-deal-swiss-president-idINKCN1SM2RH7835

EVENTS

Conferences

Chief Data Officer Forum Government

CHIEF DATA OFFICER FORUM GOVERNMENT

May 29-30, 2019
Chief Data Officer Forum Government designed for U.S. Government Chief Data Officer and Chief Analytics Officer role, the event looks at how the function is gaining strategic importance within federal, state and local agencies in the U.S. Government. The industry-leading conference agenda is created...

FST Government New South Wales 2019

FST GOVERNMENT NEW SOUTH WALES 2019

May 30-30, 2019
Consistently ranked among Australia’s most technologically advanced states, NSW remains the nation’s benchmark for success in digital government. An early adopter of citizen- and employee-centric innovations in cloud, data analytics, and cybersecurity, Australia’s First State sits ...

Maryland Digital Government Summit 2019

MARYLAND DIGITAL GOVERNMENT SUMMIT 2019

May 30-30, 2019
Government Technology’s passion is helping spread best practices and spurring innovation in the public sector. The Maryland Digital Government Summit is designed to do just that.

UK Government Department for International Trade Export Control Symposium

UK GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL TRADE EXPORT CONTROL SYMPOSIUM

May 30-30, 2019
Please save-the-date for the upcoming symposium organized by the Export Control Joint Unit (ECJU) that will cover a range of export control topics. Customary workshops focusing on export control of strategic goods are planned. Trade Practitioner George Grammas will present on US export controls comp...

State & Local Government Relations Conference

STATE & LOCAL GOVERNMENT RELATIONS CONFERENCE

September 25-27, 2017
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Join us for our annual State & Local Government Relations Conference, an essential gathering for public affairs professionals looking to advance public policy and explore the latest trends and developments in state and local government.

2019 Midwest Government Contracting Symposium

2019 MIDWEST GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING SYMPOSIUM

May 22-23, 2019
For the IA-IL Chapter of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) is hosting the 12th Midwest Government Contracting Symposium, Presented by the  Quad Cities Chamber/Illinois Defense Industry Adjustment Program.

21st Annual Medicaid and Government Pricing Congress

21ST ANNUAL MEDICAID AND GOVERNMENT PRICING CONGRESS

May 20-22, 2019
In light of recent CMS rule changes and President Trump’s America First Blueprint, MDRP and GP execs are asking many questions about the future of Medicaid and evolving government pricing and reporting requirements. Effectively navigating the political and regulatory landscape while effectivel...

Government Finance Officers Association Conference 2019

GOVERNMENT FINANCE OFFICERS ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE 2019

May 19-22, 2019
Drawing on more than a century of experience, public finance professionals have widely come to view the GFOA Annual Conference as the one truly “must-attend” professional development event of the year. As in the past, the 113th GFOA Annual Conference at the Los Angeles Convention Center ...

 

Webinars

MAY 28, 2019 | 10:00AM
WHICH GOVERNMENT AGENCIES BUY WHAT I SELL?
In this free one-hour webinar, we'll review multiple online tools to find out which government agencies buy what YOU sell. We'll cover federal, state, local (city/county), utility and even university and school district purchasing. The purpose of this webinar is to help you target ...
MAY 29, 2019
SUPREME COURT PRACTICE & PROCEDURE
Are you interested in developing your Supreme Court advocacy practice? Or interested in learning some tips on seeking or opposing cert? From the perspectives of experienced Supreme Court litigators and a former law clerk, this program will provide you with the detailed instruction you need...
MAY 29, 2019 | 1:00PM
CHANGES AND CONSTRUCTIVE CHANGES ON PUBLIC AND PRIVATE PROJECTS - 2019
This program presents a thorough review of the changes process on construction projects using the federal government and private contract clauses, analyzing and discussing express, constructive and cardinal changes. Coverage includes a thorough review of the mechanics of the clauses and a ...
MAY 30, 2019 | 2:00PM
INVESTING IN AMERICA’S WORKFORCE: INVESTING IN WORKERS
Workers and employers are both facing a growing skills gap in the labor market. Employers are struggling to find workers with the new and expanding skill sets required in a changing economy. Workers often have difficulty assessing what skills are in demand, the potential returns of trainin...
MAY 30, 2019 | 8:00AM
THE CHANGING LANDSCAPE OF DATA SECURITY FOR U.S. FEDERAL AGENCIES
With digital government initiatives underway throughout U.S. Federal agencies, new attacks occurring daily, and traditional threats, many agencies are struggling to protect critical citizen data, financial information and government secrets. In this session we’ll address the state of...
MAY 30, 2019 | 1:00PM
2019 MAY 30-PREEMPTION
Since the 1980s, cities have adopted various "sanctuary policies" setting out when and in what circumstances local officials participate in federal immigration enforcement.  In recent years, however, these policies have come under unprecedented attack.  As the federal g...

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 obta...
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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This live webinar is designed for attorneys, public information and records managers, city managers, county and municipal officials, law enforcement officials and school administrators.
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.

RESOURCES

Rep. Charlie Geren, R-Fort Worth, tried to strike a balance between the bill's supporters, who want stricter enforcement of immigration laws, and those who are concerned that it punishes local gov...

Most firms are introduced to the issue of accounting system compliance in association with their first pre-award survey. Preaward surveys usually take place prior to award of the firm’s first la...

This report examines the substantial economic costs that malicious cyber activity imposes on the U.S. economy. Cyber threats are ever-evolving and may come from sophisticated adversaries. Due to commo...

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 mos...

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...

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. ...

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...

Innovative technologies are new and disruptive (e.g. the airplane in 1914, the tank in 1917, nuclear weapons in 1945). Technological innovation often “backs us up” into suddenly needing a ...

As the Air Force’s Information Operations Team Chief, in South Korea, my team was located within the Strategy Division of the 607th Air Operations Center. My responsibilities included managing t...