Muriel Bowser

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ayor-Elect Muriel Bowser brings a pragmatic, hands-on approach to finding solutions to address the needs of residents in Washington DC. A fifth-generation Washingtonian, she was elected the city’s next mayor on November 4, 2014, becoming only the second woman in DC history to hold the position.

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PHONE2ACTION ACQUIRES GOVPREDICT TO PROVIDE SOLUTIONS FOR GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS

Phone2Action | November 03, 2020

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Phone2Action, the leading digital advocacy and civic engagement platform, has acquired GovPredict, a hyper-growth, Y-Combinator-backed technology company that provides legislative, regulatory and issue monitoring, as well as campaign finance intelligence. Emil Pitkin, CEO of GovPredict, will join the Phone2Action management team. This combination of industry leading solutions places Phone2Action at the helm of the fast-paced and rapidly growing market for civic and government affairs software. P...

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TRUMP ADMINISTRATION MOVES CLOSER TO ROLLING BACK U.S. VEHICLE FUEL ECONOMY INCREASES

Reuters | January 15, 2020

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New rules enacting President Donald Trump’s reductions in fuel efficiency standards for new vehicles through 2026 moved closer to reality on Tuesday when U.S. agencies sent proposals to the White House for final review. After more than 17 months of discussion, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) submitted proposed rules for 2021 through 2026 model year fuel efficiency to the White House Office of Management and Budget, the ag...

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BIG TECH AND U.S. GOVERNMENT LOOK FOR WAYS TO USE SMARTPHONE LOCATION DATA TO FIGHT CORONAVIRUS

Google | March 18, 2020

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The government is urging people to keep their distance from others to help slow and prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The government is currently in talks with Facebook and Google along with a range of other technology companies and health experts to determine how they may be able to use location data gathered from smartphones to glean information about the coronavirus. Public health experts believe that private companies may be able to compile data in an anonymous and aggregated form that ...

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PRESIDENT APPEARS TO BLESS BUDDING MICROSOFT-TIKTOK DEAL, CONTINUES EVOLUTION ON POSSIBLE TRANSACTION

Microsoft | August 04, 2020

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In one of the crazier news stories (and in 2020, that is saying something), President Donald Trump said today during a media availability event that in order for the U.S. government to sign off on a potential Microsoft/TikTok deal, “a very substantial portion of that price is going to have to come into the Treasury of the United States,” based on my colleague Alex Wilhelm’s rough transcript....

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Phone2Action | November 03, 2020

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PHONE2ACTION ACQUIRES GOVPREDICT TO PROVIDE SOLUTIONS FOR GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS

Phone2Action, the leading digital advocacy and civic engagement platform, has acquired GovPredict, a hyper-growth, Y-Combinator-backed technology company that provides legislative, regulatory and issue monitoring, as well as campaign finance intelligence. Emil Pitkin, CEO of GovPredict, will join the Phone2Action management team. This combination of industry leading solutions places Phone2Action at the helm of the fast-paced and rapidly growing market for civic and government affairs software. P...

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Reuters | January 15, 2020

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TRUMP ADMINISTRATION MOVES CLOSER TO ROLLING BACK U.S. VEHICLE FUEL ECONOMY INCREASES

New rules enacting President Donald Trump’s reductions in fuel efficiency standards for new vehicles through 2026 moved closer to reality on Tuesday when U.S. agencies sent proposals to the White House for final review. After more than 17 months of discussion, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) submitted proposed rules for 2021 through 2026 model year fuel efficiency to the White House Office of Management and Budget, the ag...

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Google | March 18, 2020

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BIG TECH AND U.S. GOVERNMENT LOOK FOR WAYS TO USE SMARTPHONE LOCATION DATA TO FIGHT CORONAVIRUS

The government is urging people to keep their distance from others to help slow and prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The government is currently in talks with Facebook and Google along with a range of other technology companies and health experts to determine how they may be able to use location data gathered from smartphones to glean information about the coronavirus. Public health experts believe that private companies may be able to compile data in an anonymous and aggregated form that ...

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Microsoft | August 04, 2020

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PRESIDENT APPEARS TO BLESS BUDDING MICROSOFT-TIKTOK DEAL, CONTINUES EVOLUTION ON POSSIBLE TRANSACTION

In one of the crazier news stories (and in 2020, that is saying something), President Donald Trump said today during a media availability event that in order for the U.S. government to sign off on a potential Microsoft/TikTok deal, “a very substantial portion of that price is going to have to come into the Treasury of the United States,” based on my colleague Alex Wilhelm’s rough transcript....

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