Tuesday - January 31, 2023
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Tenn. Commerce & Insurance Dept.: Tennessee Joins Multiple States in Settlement Regarding Unregistered Offers and Sales of Digital Asset Investments
NASHVILLE, Tennessee, Jan. 31 -- The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance issued the following news:

The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance's ("TDCI") Division of Securities announces its participation in a multistate financial settlement with Nexo Capital, Inc. ("Nexo") regarding unregistered offers and sales of securities to Tennessee investors.

The North American Securities Administrators Association ("NASAA") and the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission ("SEC") recently announced that a settlement in principle has been reached with Nexo. Tennessee is among the 17 state ... Show Full Article

Port of Seattle: $200,000 Available for Tourism Marketing Grants
SEATTLE, Washington, Jan. 31 -- Port of Seattle issued the following news:

The Port of Seattle announced that $200,000 is available to organizations applying for grants under its annual Marketing Support Program. The program provides matching support of up to $10,000 to non-profit destination marketing organizations (DMO's), attractions, cities, counties, and chambers of commerce which can effectively attract out of state visitors traveling through Port facilities.

In 2023, the program increases its emphasis on responsible outdoor tourism and inclusion. Half of the available funding will go specifically ... Show Full Article

N.Y. Public Service Department Issues Letter Involving ASC Energy Services
ALBANY, New York, Jan. 31 (TNSsro) -- The New York Department of Public Service issued the text of the following letter on Jan. 30, 2023:

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To: Riccardo Cincotta, ASC Energy Services, Inc., 1595 Ocean Ave, Suite A12, Bohemia, NY 11716, rick@ascenergyservices.com

RE: ASC Energy Services, Inc. - Annual Compliance 2023

Dear Riccardo Cincotta:

Thank you for your recent submittal pursuant to Section 2.D.1 of the New York State Department of Public Service's Uniform Business Practices (UBP). This letter is to inform you that the documentation submitted has been reviewed by Staff and determined ... Show Full Article

Kentucky PSC Issues Order Involving Knox County Utility Commission
FRANKFORT, Kentucky, Jan. 31 (TNSsro) -- The Kentucky Public Service Commission issued the following order (Case No. 2023-00003) on Jan. 30, 2023:

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In the Matter of: Electronic Application Of Knox County Utility Commission For Authorization To Execute An Assistance Agreement With The Kentucky Infrastructure Authority And For A Certificate Of Public Convenience And Necessity To Construct The Barbourville Connection-Ky 225 Project


On January 24, 2023, Knox County Utility Commission (Knox County Commission) filed an application for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (CPCN) ... Show Full Article

Governor Scott Appoints Farzana Leyva Orleans County State's Attorney
MONTPELIER, Vermont, Jan. 31 (TNSper) -- Gov. Phil Scott, R-Vermont, issued the following news release on Jan. 30, 2023:

Governor Phil Scott today announced the appointment of Farzana Leyva, of Westfield, as Orleans County state's attorney.

Farzana has served as acting state's attorney since Governor Scott appointed former state's attorney Jennifer Barrett to the superior court. Judge Barrett was the only candidate on the ballot for state's attorney and cannot assume the role, leaving the vacancy.

"Farzana is well respected in the community and has proven herself to be hard working and dedicated ... Show Full Article

Governor Mills Nominates Carlos Mello to Serve as CEO of the Finance Authority of Maine
AUGUSTA, Maine, Jan. 31 (TNSper) -- Gov. Janet Mills, D-Maine, issued the following news release on Jan. 30, 2023:

Governor Janet Mills today nominated Carlos R. Mello of Camden to serve as CEO of the Finance Authority of Maine (FAME). Mello - who brings more than thirty-five years of experience in banking, lending, investment, and finance to the position - has served in the role in an acting capacity since February 2021.

"As Acting CEO of FAME, Carlos has drawn upon his knowledge, experience, and financial acumen to effectively lead a crucially important financing agency for Maine people and ... Show Full Article

Florida Auditor General Issues Financial and Federal Single Audit on Liberty County District School Board
TALLAHASSEE, Florida, Jan. 31 -- The Florida Auditor General released the following financial and federal single audit (No. 2023-101) on Jan. 26, 2023, involving Liberty County District School Board.

Here are excerpts:

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Our audit disclosed that the basic financial statements of the Liberty County District School Board (District) were presented fairly, in all material respects, in accordance with prescribed financial reporting standards.


Our audit did not identify any deficiencies in internal ... Show Full Article