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EVENTS

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...

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.

California State Assembly


The California State Assembly is the lower house of the California State Legislature. The legislative body consists of 80 members, with each member representing approximately 465,000 people. Due to the state's large population and relatively small legislature, the State Assembly has the largest population per representative ratio of any state legislature lower house and second largest of any legislative lower house in the United States after the federal House of Representatives.

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The California Legislature passed a bill that requires charter schools to comply with the state’s accountability and transparency laws. The bill is now headed to Governor Gavin Newsom for final approval. On Thursday, SB 126, the Charter School Accountability and Transparency Bill obtained an overwhelming support from the California State Assembly. A week earlier, the state Senate also approved the bill unanimously. California has 1,300 charter schools that receive public funding, but are n...

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A commitment to food safety certainly is not new. In fact, it was just this that led to the development of HACCP (Hazard Analysis, Critical Control Points) back in 1959. The scientists from the National Aeronautical and Space Agency (NASA), the Natick Army Laboratories and Pillsbury put their heads together to create a risk-based system to ensure food safety that became HACCP....
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LOS ANGELES — U.S. exports of wine — the bulk of it from California — set a record in 2016 despite having to fight a strong dollar, subsidies and barriers in other countries and a tight water and labor supply at home, according to the Wine Institute....
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 On the morning of June 21, 2011, a worker named Robert David Taylor was walking through an oil field west of Taft, California, when he noticed a plume of steam coming from the darkened earth. Taylor, 54, was a Chevron supervisor who had spent three decades around Kern County’s Midway-Sunset field, the largest and most productive in the state. He and two co-workers had been dispatched to fix the “chimney” near an idled well known to spew scalding geysers of oil, water, and roc...
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SACRAMENTO - The California Energy Commission today approved nearly $9 million in grants for the installation of DC fast chargers along major state freeways and highways to allow electric vehicle drivers to travel from San Diego to the Oregon border without worrying about running out of energy. The grants went to four companies: Chargepoint Inc., EV Connect Inc., NRG EV Services LLC. and Recargo, Inc., which will install 61 DC fast chargers at 41 sites along major routes on Interstate 5, Highway...
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The symposium highlights some of the many research and development projects funded through the EPIC program. The Energy Commission invests about $120 million annually through EPIC to support innovative technologies and approaches that bring clean energy ideas to market and that benefit the ratepayers of California’s three largest electric investor-owned utilities (IOUs).There will also be panel discussions on research areas supported by EPIC investments such as overcoming challenges to imp...
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SACRAMENTO - After a multi-year process, the California Energy Commission today adopted energy efficiency standards for computers and monitors with support from industry, environmentalists, consumer groups and utilities. These are the first mandatory standards in the nation that could save consumers an estimated $373 million annually. "It's common sense that electronic equipment ought to consume a minimal amount of energy when it is not being used," said Commissioner Andrew McAllis...
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Sacramento, Calif. – Meeting California’s renewable energy and greenhouse gas emission
goals may necessitate the expansion of electricity transmission infrastructure to access new
renewable power sources, both within and outside the state, according to a multi-agency
state report released today.The draft Renewable Energy Transmission Initiative (RETI) 2.0 report seeks to identify areas where utility-scale renewable energy can be accessed and where opportunities e...

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Sacramento – The Franchise Tax Board (FTB) today published its newest Top 500 Delinquent Taxpayers list, which includes individuals and businesses that collectively owe the state more than $266 million in income tax. In February, FTB sent letters to taxpayers scheduled to appear on the list. 101 made arrangements to pay. Another 316 individuals and 83 businesses did not, resulting in their inclusion on the list. The Top 500 list is published in April and in October. Since the list’s ...
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Sacramento - The Franchise Tax Board (FTB) today published the 2016 state tax brackets, which are annually adjusted for inflation. Brackets are “indexed” each year to reflect changes in the California Consumer Price Index (CPI), a measure of the average change over time in the prices paid for consumer goods and services. Tax filing requirement thresholds, the standard deduction, and certain credits were adjusted along with income tax brackets based on the inflation rate of 2.1 percen...
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EVENTS

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.