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Blockchain & Automated IT for Government Summit
BLOCKCHAIN & AUTOMATED IT FOR GOVERNMENT SUMMIT
April 24-25, 2019
Blockchain & Automated IT for Government Summit will provide a forum for members of the DoD, Federal Government, Private Industry, Academia, and other relevant stakeholders to discuss the innovative capabilities and applications of blockchain, to also include robotic process automation, emerging...

Modernizing and Digitizing the Future Federal Government
MODERNIZING AND DIGITIZING THE FUTURE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
April 30-30, 2019
From the Centers of Excellence, the Technology Modernization Fund, investments in AI and machine learning and a renewed focus on customer experience, IT modernization is at the center of government transformation efforts. While these efforts continue, many federal agencies are still spending money t...

American Farm Bureau Federation


The American Farm Bureau is the unified national voice of agriculture, working through our grassroots organizations to enhance and strengthen the lives of rural Americans and to build strong, prosperous agricultural communities.

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The Agriculture Department on Wednesday provided its most detailed defense to date of its controversial plan to move two research offices from Washington to a still-unnamed site closer to farm country. Kristi Boswell, senior adviser to Secretary Sonny Purdue, told skeptical Democrats on a House appropriations subcommittee that the decision to move most of the 700 employees in the Economic Research Service and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture was “not made rashly.” Spend...

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Because of the Affordable Care Act, more Americans have health insurance than ever before. But having insurance doesn't necessarily make it easy to find a doctor when much of the United States is suffering from a shortage of physicians. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, there are almost 7,000 areas around the country with an inadequate number of primary-care providers. In the next decade, the country could be short 95,000 doctors, according to a study last year by the Association of...
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Last week Republicans in Congress took their first steps toward dismantling some Obama-era regulations. This came as no surprise, but the optics of it were spectacularly brutal: The first regulation to be dumped was the Stream Protection Rule....
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Washington, DC – American Rivers applauded the Obama Administration today for acting to protect the health of the Mississippi River and protect communities from flood damage. The agencies agreed not to move forward with a decades-long effort by the Army Corps of Engineers to construct the New Madrid Levee Project....
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Washington, DC – The U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee today, with no Democrats present, supported the confirmation of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt as Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)....
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Washington, DC – Reversing a decision it made in December, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today that it will approve the easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline to cross the Missouri River....
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The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) is partnering with the American Heart Association and UniCare Health Plan to offer a free training for Hands-Only CPR on September 28, 2016, in downtown Charleston’s Davis Park.  Registration for the 20-minute trainings is currently available for sessions at 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m., and 2:00 p.m. Hands-Only CPR utilizes compressions without mouth-to-mouth breaths, and is recommended for use by peop...
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Maria Contreras-Sweet, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and member of President Obama’s Cabinet, will join U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow to highlight SBA resources for Hispanic-owned small businesses and entrepreneurs in the Michigan area. Contreras-Sweet and Senator Stabenow will host three small business roundtables focused on access to capital for Hispanic-American entrepreneurs in Detroit, Lansing, and Grand Rapids....
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The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) today announced seven awardees of $700,000 in new grant funding for continued projects to promote the development, success, and long-term survival of Native American firms eligible for assistance under the SBA’s 7(j) Management and Technical Assistance Program.  The SBA’s 7(j) Program helps provide specialized management and technical assistance to underserved markets and small business owners who are socially and economically disadva...
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The anxiety is palatable. The question will not be made audible, but it remains: is she losing this election? Is it really slipping away? To put it in the words of Hillary Clinton: "Why am I not winning by 50 points?" It all seemed so real: the convention bounce, the self-injuries of Trump, and the largely reassuring media voices. History will show the signs – and that America typically gets the President she deserves....
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EVENTS

Blockchain & Automated IT for Government Summit
BLOCKCHAIN & AUTOMATED IT FOR GOVERNMENT SUMMIT
April 24-25, 2019
Blockchain & Automated IT for Government Summit will provide a forum for members of the DoD, Federal Government, Private Industry, Academia, and other relevant stakeholders to discuss the innovative capabilities and applications of blockchain, to also include robotic process automation, emerging...

Modernizing and Digitizing the Future Federal Government
MODERNIZING AND DIGITIZING THE FUTURE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
April 30-30, 2019
From the Centers of Excellence, the Technology Modernization Fund, investments in AI and machine learning and a renewed focus on customer experience, IT modernization is at the center of government transformation efforts. While these efforts continue, many federal agencies are still spending money t...