Green Party: Election Clearly Stolen From Georgia Voters
WASHINGTON, Nov. 11 -- The Green Party issued the following news release:
"This election was clearly stolen from the Georgia voters, in a campaign of a thousand cuts and involving at least outgoing Secretary Kemp. Undoubtedly, private profit is in there somewhere," said Bruce Dixon, cochair of the Georgia Green Party and managing editor of Black Agenda Report. "Kemp acknowledges the inherent conflict of interest in a person certifying their own election with his own resignation. It was only aft more
Green Party: There's a New Political Party in Massachusetts!
WASHINGTON, Nov. 11 -- The Green Party issued the following news release:
We are pleased to announce that in the November 6th statewide election, the Green-Rainbow Party (GRP) statewide candidates earned enough votes to be formally recognized as an official party in the state of Massachusetts. The GRP expects to receive its elevated status later this month once the results are fully certified by the Secretary of the Commonwealth. Altogether, more than one hundred thousand voters chose Green-Rai more
National Republican Senatorial Committee: Yup...More Problems in Broward
WASHINGTON, Nov. 11 -- The National Republican Senatorial Committee issued the following news release:
It's day one of the Florida recount and Broward County Elections Supervisor Democrat Brenda Snipes still can't get it together...or maybe she doesn't want to?
Today, the Broward elections office was supposed to start counting at 7 am but the recount was delayed because of problems with the machine.
Earlier this week, Snipes' office sent 22 void ballots to the state for its final total AND mi more
Tipoffs -- Federal Contract Solicitations: Opportunities
Agricultural Research Service Seeks Janitorial Services in New Mexico
WASHINGTON, Nov. 13 -- The U.S. Agricultural Research Service has issued a solicitation (1232SDRFQ19JC01) for janitorial services at the Jornada Experimental Range Headquarters, Las Cruces, New Mexico.
Response Date: Nov. 26, 2018; Set Aside: Total Small Business; Classification Code: S - Utilities and housekeeping services; NAICS Code: 561 - Administrative and Support Services/561720 - Janitorial Services. For more information: https://www.fbo.gov/?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=c2d92e733daf0e6119 more
Bureau of Prisons Seeks Programmable Logic Controller Training Class in Colorado
WASHINGTON, Nov. 13 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Prisons has issued a solicitation (15B70019QCOBO0001) for a programmable logic controller training class on-site at the Federal Bureau of Prison's Management and Specialty Training Center, Aurora, Colorado.
Response Date: Nov. 16, 2018; Set Aside: Total Small Business; Classification Code: U - Education & training services; NAICS Code: 611 - Educational Services/611430 - Professional and Management Development Training. For more more
Bureau of Prisons Seeks Variable Frequency Drive Course in Colorado
WASHINGTON, Nov. 13 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Prisons has issued a solicitation (15B70019QCOBO0002) for a variable frequency drive course on-site at the Federal Bureau of Prison's Management and Specialty Training Center, Aurora, Colorado.
Response Date: Nov. 16, 2018; Set Aside: Total Small Business; Classification Code: U - Education & training services; NAICS Code: 611 - Educational Services/611430 - Professional and Management Development Training. For more information: more
Corps of Engineers Seeks A&E Services for Land Mapping
WASHINGTON, Nov. 13 -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has issued a solicitation (W912HY19R5042) for architectural and engineering services for land survey and mapping within Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.
The notice states: "A-E services are required to provide primarily land survey and mapping services in support of the civil works, military and International and Interagency Services (IIS) mission areas. Project Information: A-E services include, but are not nec more
Defense Security Cooperation Agency Seeks Case Development Modernization Analysis
WASHINGTON, Nov. 13 -- The U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency has issued a sources sought notice (HQ0013-19-Q-0004) for case development modernization analysis in Arlington, Virginia.
The notice states: "CDMA will examine enterprise-wide case development processes and systems to improve the efficiency, effectiveness, and transparency of security cooperation/assistance case development. It will identify, evaluate, and improve the experience, efficiency, effectiveness, and transparency of c more
Department of State Seeks Rotary Wing Maintenance Test Flight Evaluator
WASHINGTON, Nov. 13 -- The U.S. Department of State's Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs has issued a solicitation (PSC-19-012-INL) for a rotary wing maintenance test flight evaluator in Melbourne, Florida.
The notice states: "This personal services contract provides for a Rotary Wing Maintenance Test Flight Evaluator (RW MTFE). The RW MTFE provides maintenance test flight academic and flight instruction in all series of helicopters, oversee contractor and host nation more
Forest Service Seeks A&E Services in North Carolina
WASHINGTON, Nov. 13 -- The U.S. Forest Service has issued a sources sought notice (12467019R0005) for architectural and engineering services at national forests throughout North Carolina.
The notice states: "The Forest Service utilizes the Short Selection database to award Architect-Engineer (AE) contracts, below $250,000, throughout the State of North Carolina. The National Forests in North Carolina includes the Appalachian Ranger District, Grandfather Ranger District, Pisgah Ranger District, more
Forest Service Seeks A&E Services in South Carolina
WASHINGTON, Nov. 13 -- The U.S. Forest Service has issued a sources sought notice (12467019R0004) for architectural and engineering services for the Francis Marion and Sumter National Forests and Savannah River Site, South Carolina.
Response Date: Dec. 21, 2018; Classification Code: C - Architect and engineering services; NAICS Code: 541 - Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services/541310 - Architectural Services. For more information: https://www.fbo.gov/index.php?s=opportunity&mode=form more
Homeland Security Seeks Travel Document Personalization System
WASHINGTON, Nov. 13 -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Citizenship and Immigration Services has issued a pre-solicitation (70SBUR19I00000004) for travel document personalization system at Corbin Production Facility, Corbin, Kentucky; Lee's Summit Production Facility, Lee's Summit, Missouri; General Dynamics, Washington state; and Perspecta, Arlington, Virginia.
The notice states: "USCIS intends to replace its existing TDPS personalization equipment in order to enhance the security, d more
NAVSEA Seeks Engineering Support Services for Habitability Systems
WASHINGTON, Nov. 13 -- The U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command has issued a solicitation (N64498-19-R-4018) for engineering and technical support services for habitability systems in Norfolk, Virginia.
The notice states: "The Naval Surface Warfare Center Philadelphia Division (NSWCPD) has a requirement for engineering and technical support services for Habitability systems. Work is for the design, installation and repair of Habitability Spaces, Facilities, Distributive Systems, Fixtures and Equipmen more
Navy Seeks Lodging Facilities for USNS Artic Crew
WASHINGTON, Nov. 13 -- The U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command has issued a solicitation (N32205-18-Q-2006) for lodging facilities for the crew of USNS Artic (T-AOE-8) in Charleston, South Carolina.
The notice states: "USNS Arctic civmar Lodging Requirements, Charleston, South Carolina: sixty (60) hotel rooms from 8Dec - 20Jan2019, with check out 21Jan2019 (44 nights/2,640 room); five (5) hotel rooms from 17-20Jan2019, with checkout 21Jan2019 (4 nights/20 rooms). Each hotel room shall be equip more
Navy Seeks Maritime Support Vessel in Virginia
WASHINGTON, Nov. 13 -- The U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command has issued a sources sought notice (PM2-RDN-0145) for a U.S. flagged maritime support vessel in Norfolk, Virginia.
The notice states: "Military Sealift Command (MSC) requests a U.S. flagged vessel which shall function as a Maritime Support Vessel (MSV) for various size craft both organic and nonorganic. The vessel shall serve host to fifty-five (55) Sponsor personnel. The vessel shall maintain sufficient stores onboard to support t more
USAF Seeks Custodial Services in Ohio
WASHINGTON, Nov. 13 -- The U.S. Air Force Materiel Command has issued a solicitation (FA8601-19-R-0018) for custodial services at the Child Development Centers buildings and the National Air and Space Intelligence Center, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.
Response Date: Nov. 23, 2018; Set Aside: Competitive 8(a); Classification Code: S - Utilities and housekeeping services; NAICS Code: 561 - Administrative and Support Services/561720 - Janitorial Services. For more information: https://www more
Sen. Markey Issues Statement on North Korea Ballistic Missile Program
WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 -- Sen. Edward J. Markey, D-Massachusetts, issued the following statement:
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Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Ranking Member of the East Asia Subcommittee of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, released the following statement after a new New York Times report reveals that North Korea may be continuing to expand its ballistic missile program. At a July 25 Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Senator Markey to "fear not" more
Maine Sen. King Issues Statement on Veterans Day
WASHINGTON, Nov. 11 -- Sen. Angus S. King Jr., I-Maine, issued the following statement honoring the Veterans Day:
"On this Veterans Day, it is my privilege to recognize and thank all of the men and women who have served in our armed forces for their commitment to our country. Their tireless efforts and unfailing devotion to duty have kept us safe in times of peril. Today, we pause to reflect on their service and the debt of honor that we owe them and their families.
"One hundred years ago, mem more
Tipoffs -- Journalism
University of New South Wales: Honorary Doctorate Awarded to Ita Buttrose, Health Advocate and Inspirational Role Model
SYDNEY, Australia, Nov. 13 -- The University of New South Wales issued the following news release:
Ita Buttrose has been awarded the University's highest honour in recognition of her eminent service to health.
Journalist and businesswoman Ita Buttrose has been awarded UNSW's highest honour - an honorary UNSW Medicine doctorate.
At last week's UNSW Medicine graduation ceremony, Ms Buttrose received Doctor of the University, honoris causa, honouring her for her eminent service to health, and fo more
History Makers: Three University of Mississippi Students Among Rhodes Scholarship Finalists
OXFORD, Mississippi, Nov. 12 -- The University of Mississippi issued the following news release:
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Jarvis Benson, Jaz Brisack, John Chappell set to compete for coveted award
For the first time ever, the University of Mississippi boasts three 2019 finalists for the prestigious Rhodes Scholarships, which draw students from around the world to study at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.
Jarvis Benson, Jaz Brisack and John Chappell will compete for Rhodes Scholarships in meetin more
International Federation of Journalists: Unions Launch New Regional Group to Fight for Free and Independent Journalism
BRUSSELS, Belgium, Nov. 12 -- The International Federation of Journalists issued the following news release:
Journalists unions across the Mediterranean and Black Sea region have launched a new group - Med-Solidaire - to build solidarity and a stronger voice for journalists in the fight for free and independent journalism.
21 unions and associations of journalists from 16 countries met in Athens to discuss the growing threat to journalists and journalism across the region from 4-6 November.
Ricegrowers Association of Australia: ABC Complaint Upheld - Apology for Bias on Basin Plan Reporting
LEETON, Australia, Nov. 12 -- The Ricegrowers' Association of Australia issued the following news release:
The Ricegrowers Association of Australia (RGA) was a joint complainant regarding the accuracy and impartiality of Murray Darling Basin Plan reporting on Background Briefing, 29 April & 6 May 2018 and ABC News Facebook, 26 April 2018. The ABC's Audience and Consumer Affairs Unit has upheld the complaint.
RGA President Mr. Jeremy Morton said "The ABC has strict editorial policies which give more
University of Missouri's School of Journalism: Senior Claire Mitzel Awarded $2,500 Homer L. Hall Scholarship
COLUMBIA, Missouri, Nov. 12 -- The University of Missouri's School of Journalism issued the following news release:
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The Scholarship Honors a Former Missouri High School Newspaper Adviser
Missouri School of Journalism senior Claire Mitzel has been named the 2019 recipient of the Homer L. Hall Scholarship.
The Roanoke, Virginia, native has spent the past two years working as an assistant city editor and reporter for the public safety and health beats at the Columbia Missourian, the schoo more
University of Tennessee-Chattanooga: In Civil War-Era Newspapers, Scholar Finds Motivation Behind Confederate Monuments
CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee, Nov. 12 -- The University of Tennessee's Chattanooga campus issued the following news release:
More than 150 years after the Civil War ended, Confederate monuments can spark fierce debate, and at least one scholar says Civil War-era journalism could help mitigate the fierceness of that debate.
Speaking at the opening session of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga's 26thannual Symposium on the 19th-Century Press, the Civil War and Free Expression, Debra van Tuyll more
University of Tennessee: Jupiter Entertainment CEO Stephen Land Receives CCI Hileman Award
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee, Nov. 12 -- The University of Tennessee issued the following news:
Stephen Land, founder and CEO of Knoxville-based Jupiter Entertainment, received the 2018 Donald G. Hileman Alumni Award from UT's College of Communication and Information at the college's awards and scholarship donor appreciation banquet on November 9.
Land is among America's most prolific television creators and producers. During his career, which spans more than two decades, he has developed and produced more