Tuesday - June 18, 2024
Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Texas Newsletter for Sunday April 21, 2024 ( 53 items )  

'I'm Me, Not Meat': Giant Chicken Is Coming Home to Roost Outside Popeyes, Courtesy of PETA
BROOKLYN, New York, April 15 -- People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals issued the following news release: Popeyes patrons' eyes may pop when they spot PETA's striking visual plea towering over the fast-food chain's location on Flushing Avenue urging everyone to consider that chickens suffer greatly and die in horrible ways for a fleeting craving for flesh and calling on viewers to go vegan. The sky-high appeal follows news that a bird flu outbreak is sweeping the nation and Cal-Maine Foods  more

ABI Applauds Introduction of Bipartisan Legislation Providing a Two-Year Extension to Maintain Greater Access to Bankruptcy for Struggling Small Businesses and Consumers
ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, April 19 -- The American Bankruptcy Institute issued the following news release: The American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) supports the recently introduced S. 4150 by Sen. Richard Durbin (D-Ill.) to extend key provisions of the "Bankruptcy Threshold Adjustment and Technical Corrections Act" that were due to sunset on June 21 for an additional two years to 2026. S. 4150, cosponsored by Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Christ  more

ABS and DOE Sign MOU to Collaborate on Clean Energy Development and Maritime Decarbonization Research
HOUSTON, Texas, April 20 -- The American Bureau of Shipping issued the following news release: ABS and U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) are to collaborate on clean energy development in the maritime domain and decarbonization of maritime operations after signing a new memorandum of understanding (MOU). The agreement between the DOE's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) and ABS is designed to leverage experience and capabilities from both organizations to support emissions re  more

ABS Presents at Industry Workshop by Hellenic Ships' Design and Construction Directorate
HOUSTON, Texas, April 17 -- The American Bureau of Shipping issued the following news release: Dr. Demetres Armanes, ABS Manager, Technology, Engines and Controls Center, presented the applicable ABS Rules, guides, type approvals, technology qualifications and vessels' classification updates about hybrid and electric vessels, during a workshop in Athens organized by the Hellenic Ships' Design and Construction Directorate of the Greece Ministry of Maritime Affairs & Insular Policy. During the   more

Adults with congenital heart disease faced higher risk of abnormal heart rhythms
DALLAS, Texas, April 17 [Category: Health Care] -- The American Heart Association issued the following news release: Research Highlights: Almost 1 in 5 adults with congenital heart disease living in Israel had or developed an abnormal heart rhythm over five years. Adults with congenital heart disease who developed an irregular heart rhythm in the heart's upper chambers faced a 65% increased risk of premature death. The adults who developed an irregular heart rhythm in the heart's lower chamb  more

Air Force Reservist Finds Ways to Make His Communities 'Shine'
WASHINGTON, April 15 [Category: National Defense] -- The Military Officers Association of America issued the following news: After completing law school at Texas Wesleyan in Fort Worth, Peter "Brooks" Rose received a direct commission as a judge advocate general (JAG) in the Air Force. He didn't have a military background, he said, but found inspiration from his grandfather's service. "My grandfather who served in the Army in World War II and Korea was my example of what a servicemember should  more

American Association of Nurse Practitioners: Fellows Program Announces 2024 Election Results
AUSTIN, Texas, April 19 -- The American Association of Nurse Practitioners issued the following news: The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) is pleased to share the results of the Fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP) election. Effective July 1, the newly elected FAANP officers and committee members will be: * * * Member-at-Large Tracy Hicks, DNP, MBA, APRN, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC, CARN-AP, FIAAN, FAANP, is a clinic owner serving mental health, addicti  more

American Bureau of Shipping: Decarbonization is More Than a Story of CO2 Emissions Per Ton Mile, It's A Once in a Generation Opportunity to Reset and Revitalize National Maritime Strategies
HOUSTON, Texas, April 18 -- The American Bureau of Shipping issued the following news release: The Energy Transition at Sea is a once in a generation opportunity for shipping and governments around the world to revitalize national maritime strategies and build the infrastructure and assets we will need to achieve net zero. That's the view of ABS Chairman and Chief Executive Christopher J. Wiernicki who is highlighting how maritime decarbonization is a powerful driver for national maritime stra  more

Apptio Earns Frost & Sullivan's 2024 North American New Product Innovation Award for Streamlining Enterprise Agility With Targetprocess
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, April 17 -- Frost and Sullivan, a provider of market research and analysis, growth strategy consulting and corporate training services across multiple industries, issued the following news release: Frost & Sullivan recently researched the enterprise agility industry and, based on its findings, recognizes Apptio with the 2024 North American New Product Innovation Award. Apptio's innovative Targetprocess platform empowers businesses to seamlessly integrate SAFe 6.0 standards i  more

Broadcom Earns Frost & Sullivan's 2024 Global Company of the Year Award for Delivering Reliable and Flexible Hybrid Cloud Management Solutions
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, April 16 -- Frost and Sullivan, a provider of market research and analysis, growth strategy consulting and corporate training services across multiple industries, issued the following news release: Frost & Sullivan recently researched the hybrid cloud management industry and based on its findings, recognizes Broadcom Inc. with the Global Company of the Year Award. This award is based on VMware software which Broadcom acquired in November 2023. VMware software unifies and st  more

Children's Defense Fund Files Amicus Curiae Brief in Support of Federal Lawsuit Challenging Texas' 'Drag Ban' Legislation
WASHINGTON, April 19 -- The Children's Defense Fund issued the following news release: The national youth advocacy organization Children's Defense Fund (CDF) has filed an Amicus Curiae brief in support of a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Texas Senate Bill 12. Senate Bill 12 would make it illegal for drag performances to be shown in the presence of young people in Texas. Last year, the American Civil Liberties Union of Texas successfully sued to block the legislation on the behalf  more

Club for Growth Action Launches New Ads Across 5 Districts in TX-HD Runoffs
WASHINGTON, April 18 -- Club for Growth Action, an arm of the Club for Growth, issued the following news release: Club for Growth Action has released 5 unique ads, spanning across 5 individual districts, in the Texas State House runoffs targeting incumbent Republicans who opposed school freedom in Texas. These ads are the latest in Club for Growth Action's existing $4 million reservation in: TX-HD-01, TX-HD-21, TX-HD-33, TX-HD-44, and TX-HD-58. "Parents in Texas, and across the country, are de  more

CODEPINK DALLAS TO JOIN "STRIKE FOR GAZA SHUT DOWN GENERAL DYNAMICS" PROTES
DALLAS, Texas, April 16 -- CodePink, a grassroots peace and social justice movement working to end U.S.-funded wars and occupations, to challenge militarism globally, issued the following news release: In response to the urgent call for action to support Palestine, CODEPINK Dallas is joining forces with a coalition of organizations for a protest outside General Dynamics in Garland. This event, scheduled for April 15, 2024, aims to protest the complicity of General Dynamics in the ongoing genoci  more

Continuing efforts are addressing health disparities among Hispanic Latino people in U.S.
DALLAS, Texas, April 17 [Category: Health Care] -- The American Heart Association issued the following news release: Language barriers, longstanding structural racism barriers, underrepresentation within the ranks of health care professionals and higher than average rates of poor health risk factors are among the alarming trends that continue to impede quality health care outcomes for Hispanic Latino people living in the United States. The American Heart Association, celebrating 100 years of li  more

Defenders of Wildlife: Ocelot Killed by Car 50 Miles From Known Habitat Could Modify Range
WASHINGTON, April 18 -- The Defenders of Wildlife issued the following news release on April 17, 2024: Based on DNA results from a male ocelot found dead three years ago in Hidalgo County the Friends of Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge and Defenders of Wildlife today announced groundbreaking news that expands the known range of wild ocelots in South Texas. In 2021, the ocelot, which was confirmed to have been killed by a vehicle, was found along Highway 281 about 50 miles from the know  more

Dr. Emily R. Sechrest From West Virginia University Awarded $90,000 Knights Templar Eye Foundation Grant for Blue Cone Monochromacy Research
FLOWER MOUND, Texas, April 16 (TNSres) -- Knights Templar Eye Foundation issued the following news: Dr. Emily R. Sechrest from West Virginia University located in Morgantown, West Virginia was awarded a grant for $90,000 for the research entitled: Disease mechanism of blue cone monochromacy and gene therapy approaches to extend the therapeutic window. The fovea in the human retina is comprised mainly of two types of cone photoreceptors - L- and M-cones - and is responsible for our high acuity,  more

Education leaders join HACU visiting Spanish professional, vocational training centers in Spain
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, April 16 [Category: Education] -- The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities issued the following news release: The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities' staff and educational leaders from the United States are in Spain from April 15-19, 2024, visiting locations in Madrid, Basque Country, and Valladolid. This initiative, organized in collaboration between HACU, the Spanish Service for the Internationalization of Education (SEPIE) and the U.S. Embassy   more

Education Trust: State Board of Education Approves New Teacher Preparation Standards
WASHINGTON, April 17 -- Education Trust issued the following news release: On Friday, April 12, 2024, the Texas State Board of Education (SBOE) approved a number of new standards adopted by the State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) to better prepare aspiring Texas teachers regardless of their pathway into the profession. Among the approved changes is the creation of an "Enhanced Standard Certificate" to be awarded to candidates who complete a high-quality, yearlong teacher residency rou  more

Global Growth, Industry Leading Safety Performance, Advanced Digital Technologies and Strong and Diverse Talent Development Highlighted at ABS Annual Members Meeting
HOUSTON, Texas, April 19 -- The American Bureau of Shipping issued the following news release: Strong global growth in all areas, industry-leading sustainability projects, development of a diverse talent pipeline and pioneering advances in digital and condition-based technologies were highlighted for members from around the world at the 162nd ABS Annual Members Meeting. Members heard that continued focus on industry fundamentals had propelled the ABS fleet to 289 million gross tons and strengt  more

Groundbreaking Report From ABS and AAPA Shines Light on American Ports' Readiness to Meet Decarbonization Demands
HOUSTON, Texas, April 16 (TNSres) -- The American Bureau of Shipping issued the following news release: While most American ports have decarbonization plans in place, a new report shows there are significant challenges to advancing emission-reduction projects, including financial constraints, low technology readiness and physical space limitations. Those are some of the key takeaways from a new joint publication between ABS and the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), Port Decarbon  more

HACU National Internship Program bids farewell to spring interns with virtual ceremony
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, April 18 [Category: Education] -- The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities issued the following news release: * * * Ceasar Escalante HACU National Internship Program bids farewell to spring interns with virtual ceremony The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities bid farewell to its 2024 spring interns with a virtual ceremony held on April 18, 2024. The participants were undergraduate and graduate students who served internships with federal agencie  more

HFTP Announces Participating Startups for Entrepreneur 20X (E20X) at HITEC 2024
AUSTIN, Texas, April 18 -- Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals issued the following news release: Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP), producers of Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference (HITEC), has announced the eight outstanding startups participating in Entrepreneur 20X (E20X) Charlotte held on June 26, 2024 at HITEC Charlotte. Technologies being showcased in the HITEC 2024 cohort run the gamut of streamlining both back- and front-of-h  more

HFTP Corporate Allied Sponsor Spotlight Feature: Virdee
AUSTIN, Texas, April 12 -- Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals issued the following news release: Check out the latest in check-in automation -- through the HFTP Corporate Allied Sponsorship (CAS) program, get to know companies like Virdee, a leader in guest experience technology. With mobile web, app and kiosk options, Virdee puts access and amenities at guests' fingertips. From initial reception to secure identity verification and room upgrades, the entire experience is contact  more

HOUSTON RENTAL MARKET HEATS UP WITH SPRINGTIME DEMAND
HOUSTON, Texas, April 18 -- The Houston Association of Realtors issued the following news release: Spring has sprung in Houston, and the single-family rental market is blooming with activity. Both rental demand and available properties climbed in March. According to the Houston Association of Realtors' (HAR) March 2024 Rental Market Update, single-family home rentals continue to trend ahead of 2023 levels. There was a 4.8 percent increase in leased listings in March, reflecting sustained inte  more

IADA BROADENS GLOBAL CONNECTIONS
SOUTHLAKE, Texas, April 17 -- The International Aircraft Dealers Association the following news release: The International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA) has expanded its worldwide presence by adding another international business aircraft dealer, two products and services members and forming a reciprocal relationship with the African Business Aviation Association (AfBAA). The newest IADA-Accredited aircraft dealer is Oriens Aviation, active in the UK and Ireland. Newly IADA-Verified Prod  more

Iniciativas en curso para abordar las disparidades de la salud entre los hispanos y latinos en los Estados Unidos
DALLAS, Texas, April 17 [Category: Health Care] -- The American Heart Association issued the following news release: Las barreras idiomaticas, las barreras estructurales de larga data, la subrepresentacion de profesionales de la salud diversos y las tasas mas altas que el promedio de factores de riesgo para la salud deficientes son algunas de las tendencias alarmantes que obstaculizan los resultados de atencion medica de calidad entre las personas hispanas y latinas que viven en los Estados Uni  more

Institute for Justice: No, Texas Did Not Win at the U.S. Supreme Court Today
ARLINGTON, Virginia, April 17 -- The Institute for Justice issued the following statement on April 16, 2024: * * * This afternoon, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton claimed that he won a unanimous decision at the United States Supreme Court in a case concerning a Texas rancher whose land was flooded after the state raised a nearby highway. Following the Attorney General's statement, Robert McNamara of the Institute for Justice, which represented the rancher, issued the following statement clar  more

Institute for Justice: Supreme Court Says Texas Rancher Can Sue Over Flooding
WASHINGTON, April 17 -- The Institute for Justice issued the following news release April 16, 2024: This morning, a unanimous Supreme Court ruled that a Texas rancher and his neighbors may continue to seek compensation from the state of Texas after a highway project flooded out their property. Richie DeVillier, a third-generation rancher whose land was turned into a lake after Texas officials built a dam along the median of the highway just south of it, is represented by the Institute for Justi  more

JLL Asia Pacific Awarded Frost & Sullivan's 2023 APAC Company of the Year Award for Delivering a Broad Product Portfolio That Meets Industry Demands and Customer Expectations
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, April 16 -- Frost and Sullivan, a provider of market research and analysis, growth strategy consulting and corporate training services across multiple industries, issued the following news release: Frost & Sullivan recently researched the Asia-Pacific facility management industry and, based on its findings, recognizes JLL with the 2023 APAC Company of the Year Award. JLL is a global commercial real estate and investment management services provider that delivers end-to-end s  more

Kopper Kutter Joins National Sorghum Producers Industry Partner Program
LUBBOCK, Texas, April 20 -- The National Sorghum Producers issued the following news release: National Sorghum Producers (NSP) is pleased to announce Kopper Kutter, home of the original alternative rotary rowcrop option (ARRO) header conversion, has joined the NSP Industry Partner program as a Partner Level sponsor. "We're excited to welcome Kopper Kutter LLC as a Partner Level sponsor," NSP Industry Relations Director Jamaca Battin said. "Kopper Kutter's ARRO corn head conversion system offer  more

LANDMARK EXPANSION FOR 4 NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGES WITH HELP FROM THE NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE ASSOCIATION
WASHINGTON, April 18 -- The National Wildlife Refuge Association issued the following news: The US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) recently shared some good news for conservation efforts throughout the United States. Four national wildlife refuges have been expanded, protecting up to 1.13 million acres of newly protected wildlife habitat across New Mexico, North Carolina, and Texas. This announcement is particularly exciting for the National Wildlife Refuge Association, which played a signifi  more

Longtime Law Professor Known for Her Pioneering Research Honored With ABA Ethics Award
CHICAGO, Illinois, April 18 -- The American Bar Association issued the following news release on April 17, 2024: Susan Fortney, a law professor and recognized national expert on ethics, is the 2024 recipient of the Michael Franck Professional Responsibility Award, one of the American Bar Association's top ethics honors. The award recognizes an individual whose contributions reflect the highest level of dedication to legal professionalism. Fortney is the Stephen R. Alton University Professor an  more

MADD's 'Power of Parents Handbook' Helps Parents In the Fight Against Underage Drinking and Impaired Driving
IRVING, Texas, April 16 -- Mothers Against Drunk Driving issued the following news release: The Power of Parents Handbook developed by Mothers Against Drunk Driving(R) (MADD) and Robert Turrisi, Ph.D., Professor of Biobehavioral Health and Prevention Research Center at Penn State, is helping to equip parents, guardians and caring adults to have lifesaving conversations with the youth in their lives. According to a five-year evaluation of the handbook by Turrisi, Penn State graduate student Sha  more

National Alliance for Insurance Education and Research: AlliBot - An AI Knowledge Bot for Risk & Insurance Professionals
AUSTIN, Texas, April 18 -- The National Alliance for Insurance Education and Research issued the following news release on April 17, 2024: The National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research is thrilled to announce the launch of AlliBot v2.0, the Artificial Intelligence Knowledge Bot built exclusively for the risk and insurance professional. AlliBot is a knowledge bot developed with The National Alliance's industry-renowned curriculum and publications. Alli also has access to the most oft  more

National Wildlife Federation: Refuge Expansions Affirm President's Commitment to Sustaining Wildlife, Americans' Outdoor Heritage
WASHINGTON, April 18 -- The National Wildlife Federation issued the following news release: President Joe Biden's expansion of four wildlife refuges affirms his commitment to conserving and recovering America's irreplaceable wildlife, restoring essential habitat, and sustaining the country's outdoor heritage. The expansions of the Roanoke River National Wildlife Refuge in North Carolina and the Aransas and Big Boggy National Wildlife Refuges in Texas, and the Muleshoe National Wildlife Refuge i  more

NCOIL Highlights April as Financial Literacy Month
BELMAR, New Jersey, April 12 -- The National Conference of Insurance Legislators issued the following news release: The National Council of Insurance Legislators (NCOIL) is proud to highlight April as Financial Literacy Month. This month serves as a reminder of the importance of financial literacy for consumers of all ages across the country and encourages proper financial planning and education. Texas Representative Tom Oliverson, M.D., NCOIL President said, "Being in control of your financia  more

PETA: Dachshund Derby Disregards Deadly Deformities
SAN MARCOS, Texas, April 15 -- People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals issued the following news release: * * * Buda Lions Club Is Asked to Spotlight Homeless Dogs Instead * * * After learning that the Buda Lions Club plans to host Wiener Dog Races--which promote the breeding of dogs with unnaturally elongated spines and shortened legs that often cause them physical problems as they grow--PETA sent a letter today to Buda Lions Club President Zachary Barton asking him to replace the spect  more

Pulitzer Center: Kenyan Grantee and AI Fellow Engages With 249 Students at 6 U.S. Schools
WASHINGTON, April 18 -- Pulitzer Center, an organization that say it combines journalism and engagement, issued the following news: Connecting with 249 students, Pulitzer Center grantee Naipanoi Lepapa visited Pulitzer Center Campus Consortium partners Davidson College, Glendale Community College, and Huston-Tillotson University; K-12 campuses Fairfax High School in Los Angeles and the Girls' School in Austin; and the University of Texas at Austin. Stella Mackler, a fourth-year student at Dav  more

Researchers awarded $15 million to study inflammation's impact on heart, brain health
DALLAS, Texas, April 17 [Category: Health Care] -- The American Heart Association issued the following news release: Research teams from Northwestern University Chicago Campus, University of Michigan and University of Pittsburgh will lead a $15 million project dedicated to studying inflammation's role in cardiac and brain diseases. The American Heart Association's Strategically Focused Research Network (SFRN) on Inflammation in Cardiac and Neurovascular Disease aims to better understand the bo  more

SEMI Applauds U.S. CHIPS Act Award for Samsung Electronics Facilities to Strengthen Domestic Semiconductor Supply Chain
MILPITAS, California, April 17 -- SEMI, an association serving the manufacturing supply chain for the electronics industry, issued the following news release on April 16, 2024: SEMI, the industry association serving the global electronics design and manufacturing supply chain, today applauded the United States Department of Commerce's announcement of a Preliminary Memorandum of Terms for an award under the CHIPS and Science Act to support the expansion of Samsung Electronics' presence in Texas   more

SIA Applauds CHIPS Act Incentives for Samsung Manufacturing Projects in Texas
WASHINGTON, April 16 -- The Semiconductor Industry Association issued the following news release on April 15, 2024: The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today released the following statement from SIA President and CEO John Neuffer applauding semiconductor manufacturing incentives announced by the U.S. Department of Commerce and Samsung. The incentives, which are part of the CHIPS and Science Act, will support Samsung's manufacturing operations in Texas. The Commerce Department previous  more

Six National Commodity Groups Call On U.S. International Trade Commission To Nix Petition Related To Duties On Herbicides
LUBBOCK, Texas, April 19 -- The National Sorghum Producers issued the following news release on April 18, 2024: Six of the nation's major commodity groups sent a letter to the U.S. International Trade Commission today encouraging it to vote negative in advancing a petition by Corteva Agribusiness to place antidumping and countervailing duties on imports of the herbicide 2,4-D shipped from India and China. The letter said if the U.S. International Trade Commission votes to continue the case bey  more

Susan G. Komen Peoria MORE THAN PINK Walk Raises Funds for Breast Cancer Patient Care Services in Illinois
DALLAS, Texas, April 16 -- Susan G. Komen, an organization that says it addresses breast cancer on fronts such as research, community health, global outreach and public policy initiatives, issued the following news on April 15, 2024: Susan G. Komen(R), the world's leading breast cancer organization, will hold the Susan G. Komen Peoria MORE THAN PINK Walk on Saturday, May 11, 2024, at Metro Centre. This signature event enables Komen to raise critical funds that provide direct support to breast c  more

SwRI TO DISCUSS AUTOMOTIVE DECARBONIZATION, AUTOMATION AT SAE INTERNATIONAL'S WCX 2024
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, April 17 -- Southwest Research Institute issued the following news release: Southwest Research Institute helps the automotive industry transition to smart, sustainable mobility, developing hybrid, electric and hydrogen solutions and applying artificial intelligence for safe, eco-friendly driving. SwRI engineers will be in Detroit April 16-18 to share their expertise at the 2024 SAE International WCX World Congress Experience. WCX invites mechanical, electrical and software   more

TAB Statement on Samsung Electronics Investment to Boost Semiconductor Manufacturing in Texas
AUSTIN, Texas, April 16 -- The Texas Association of Business issued the following statement on April 15, 2024: * * * Today, Texas Association of Business (TAB) President and CEO Glenn Hamer issued the following statement after Samsung Electronics announced their $44 billion investment in semiconductor technology in Texas. As part of the agreement announced today, the United States Commerce Department has agreed to provide up to $6.4 billion in funding for the project under the CHIPS and Scienc  more

TAB, TVA, SNC Forge Strategic Alliance to Boost Innovation and Business Partnerships Between Texas and Israel
AUSTIN, Texas, April 16 -- The Texas Association of Business issued the following news release on April 15, 2024: In a groundbreaking move aimed at fostering innovation and bolstering business ties between Texas and Israel, the Texas Association of Business (TAB), the Texas Venture Alliance (TVA), and StartUp Nation Central (SNC) have inked a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The signing ceremony, held earlier this morning, marks the beginning of a collaborative effort to facilitate  more

TASB Names Kelly Rasti as Its New Associate Executive Director of Governmental Relations
AUSTIN, Texas, April 16 -- The Texas Association of School Boards issued the following news release: The Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) announced today the selection of Kelly Rasti as its new associate executive director of Governmental Relations to advance the organization's work in promoting educational excellence for all Texas public school children. Rasti joins TASB from Northside ISD, where she is currently serving as the executive director of Outreach and Advocacy for the San   more

Teleperformance Recognized With Frost & Sullivan's 2024 Global Company of the Year Award for Enhancing Agent Engagement With the Latest AI Technologies
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, April 16 -- Frost and Sullivan, a provider of market research and analysis, growth strategy consulting and corporate training services across multiple industries, issued the following news release: Frost & Sullivan recently researched the customer experience (CX) industry for best practices in agent engagement and, based on its findings, recognizes Teleperformance with the 2024 Global Company of the Year Award. Teleperformance, a global leader in digital business services,   more

Texas Association of Realtors: California to Texas - The Top State-to-State Move in the U.S.
AUSTIN, Texas, April 17 (TNSres) -- The Texas Association of Realtors issued the following news release: Approximately 102,000 Californians moved to Texas in 2022, more than any other state-to-state relocation total in the U.S., according to data from the U.S. Census recently analyzed by Texas REALTORS(R) in its 2024 Relocation Report (https://www.texasrealestate.com/wp content/uploads/2024TexasRelocationReport.pdf). More than 41,000 Floridians moved to the Lone Star State, while 30,000 New Yor  more

Texas PIRG: Groups Urge Biden Administration to "Finish the Job" on Appliance Efficiency Standards
AUSTIN, Texas, April 10 -- The Texas Public Interest Research Group issued the following news release: Members of Congress joined consumer, climate and health advocates outside the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) on Wednesday to urge the Biden administration to finalize strong appliance standards. "The Biden administration has used up its wiggle room," said Lisa Frank, Executive Director, Washington Legislative Office, Environment America. "For the sake of our health and our planet, and to hi  more

University of Arizona Women's Basketball Coach Adia Barnes Joins MADD Sports
IRVING, Texas, April 19 -- Mothers Against Drunk Driving issued the following news release: MADD Sports proudly announces the addition of Adia Barnes, head coach of the University of Arizona Women's Basketball team, as a key leader in their mission to end impaired driving and promote responsible drinking. Coach Barnes brings her passion for community engagement and sports leadership to this crucial role, aiming to save lives and create safer communities. Coach Barnes, a revered figure in colle  more

Webinar: HACU Capital One Launchpad: Legacy & Leadership Program
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, April 16 [Category: Education] -- The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities issued the following news release: The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities will host an informational webinar for interested applicants of the HACU Capital One Launchpad: Legacy & Leadership Program on Thursday, April 18, 2024, from noon-1 p.m. CT. The Capital One program allows selected students to participate in a five-day immersion experience focused on career exploratio  more

WWF Statement on U.S. Foundation for International Conservation Act
WASHINGTON, April 17 -- World Wildlife Fund issued the following statement on April 16, 2024: * * * Today, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted to advance the bipartisan U.S. Foundation for International Conservation Act from Sens. Chris Coons (D-Del.) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) that would establish a foundation to provide financial support for effective local community management of protected areas around the world. This vote comes after the House Foreign Affairs Committee also appro  more