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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Florida Newsletter for Sunday September 01, 2019 ( 51 items )  

2019 Amateur Athletic Union National Indoor Pickleball Championships
ORLANDO, Florida, Aug. 28 -- The Amateur Athletic Union issued the following news: The up-and-coming AAU sport of Pickleball hosted its 2019 AAU National Indoor Championships this past weekend at the Orlando Sports Center. The three-day event, August 23-25, pitted over 220 athletes against one another in their respective skill levels. The festivities kicked off with a pre-tournament party and a "Play with a Pro" clinic, in which competitors had a chance to toss the ball with a professional pla  more

2019 American Academy of Optometry Student Travel Fellowship Recipients Announced
ORLANDO, Florida, Aug. 29 -- The American Academy of Optometry issued the following news release: The American Academy of Optometry is pleased to congratulate the recipients of the 2019 Student Travel Fellowship Awards. These travel fellowships will allow students to attend Academy 2019 Orlando and 3rd World Congress of Optometry, October 23-27, 2019. Resident Travel Fellowship recipients will be announced at a later time. The 2019 Student Travel Fellowship recipients are: Frank W. Weymouth S  more

4Life Research: Pre-Convention Rally in Miami
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Aug. 26 -- 4Life Research issued the following news release: The Social Economic Networkers (SEN) team hosted a pre-convention rally at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Miami, Florida. Speakers included Platinum International Diamonds Dr. Herminio Nevarez and Juan Rosado, Vice President of Marketing Kelly Bellerose, and Vice President of Marketing Communications Deborah Dixon. Nevarez and Rosado addressed an energetic crowd of approximately 500 people and presented on t  more

American Academy of Optometry Foundation Announces the 2019 AAOF Student Travel Fellowship Recipients
ORLANDO, Florida, Aug. 29 -- The American Academy of Optometry Foundation issued the following news release: The American Academy of Optometry Foundation (AAOF) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 AAOF Student Travel Fellowships. The fellowships are supported by past and present AAO Presidents, donors, and members of both the Academy and the Foundation Boards. Each recipient will receive a travel grant to attend Academy 2019 Orlando and 3rd World Congress of Optometry. The 2019 S  more

American Property Casualty Insurance Association: Before the Storm Strikes - Take Careful Inventory of Your Home
TALLAHASSEE, Florida, Aug. 29 -- The American Property Casualty Insurance Association issued the following news release: As the threat of a massive hurricane looms for Florida, insurers are urging homeowners and renters to grab their smart phones or cameras and take a careful inventory of all their home's contents. The American Property Casualty Insurance Association says creating a digital or paper inventory will allow residents to quickly and easily report damage or losses in the wake of a s  more

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Names 2019 Media Award Winners
ROCKVILLE, Maryland, Aug. 26 -- The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association issued the following news release: The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) has chosen 11 honorees for its 2019 Media Awards--seven media outlets and four ASHA member "Media Outreach Champions." ASHA will recognize them at its Convention this November in Orlando, Florida. "We congratulate our award winners for their good work and the important role they have played helping us realize ASHA's vision o  more

Animal Legal Defense Fund Lawsuit Shuts Down Florida Backyard Slaughter Operations
FORT MYERS, Florida, Aug. 26 -- The Animal Legal Defense Fund issued the following news release: * * * - Court rules slaughter operations violate state animal cruelty and slaughter laws * * * Today a court ordered multiple illegal backyard slaughter operations outside of Fort Myers, Florida to shut down. In 2018, on behalf of a neighbor who runs a produce stand near the backyard slaughter operations, the Animal Legal Defense Fund, the nation's preeminent legal advocacy organization for ani  more

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International: Confirming Global Quality and Distinction in Business Education
TAMPA, Florida, Aug. 28 -- The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International issued the following news release: AACSB International (AACSB) announces today that Tulane University and Union University have extended their accreditation in business. Founded in 1916, AACSB is the longest-serving global accrediting body for business schools, and the largest business education network connecting students, educators, and businesses worldwide. For over a century, AACSB accreditat  more

Best in Class 2019: American Society of Travel Agents Recognizes Industry Superstars
ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, Aug. 30 -- The American Society of Travel Agents issued the following news release: The American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA) honored the best of the best in the travel industry during the ASTA Global Convention (AGC) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida August 25-27. The three-day convention was attended by 1,000 advisors, suppliers and industry professionals. "As the national trade association for the travel advisor community, ASTA strives to promote excellence within the t  more

BoatUS Alert: Boaters Need to Prepare for Dorian
SPRINGFIELD, Virginia, Aug. 28 -- The Boat Owners Association of the U.S. issued the following news release: Forecasters say Tropical Storm Dorian is spending more time over the warm waters of the Atlantic gathering strength and could strike the southeastern U.S. coast as a full-blown category 2 hurricane (96-110 mph wind speed) early next week. Now with the National Weather Service advising residents of Florida's east coast to have a hurricane plan in place, Boat Owners Association of The Unit  more

Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association: Benton Named SAU Assistant AD For Compliance
HAMPTON, Virginia, Aug. 26 -- The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association issued the following news: * * * - Courtesy of SAU Office of Sports Information * * * Saint Augustine's University Athletics (SAU) is pleased to announce the hiring of Dr. Sheila I. Benton as Assistant Athletics Director for Compliance on Monday, Aug. 26. Benton is a very accomplished professional who brings 28 years of experience to the SAU Athletics Department. Her career include stints at numerous universities  more

Clinical & Experimental Metastasis Journal Issues 9 Research Articles in August 2019 Edition
TAMPA, Florida, Aug. 28 -- Clinical and Experimental Metastasis, a journal that says it features metastasis formation, prevention and treatment from the Metastasis Research Society, published nine research articles on the following topics in its August 2019 edition: * CTHRC1 promotes M2-like macrophage recruitment and myometrial invasion in endometrial carcinoma by integrin-Akt signaling pathway * Cytoreductive surgery with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy for endometrial cancer-deriv  more

Consulting Firm 'Conventions, Sports and Leisure International' Awarded Contract to Conduct Study of Expansion Needs at Palm Beach County Convention Center and Convention Center District
WEST PALM BEACH, Florida, Aug. 28 -- Discover The Palm Beaches, formerly the Palm Beach County Convention and Visitors Bureau, issued the following news release: * * * - Assessment of Convention Center and Convention Center District expansion begins; findings to be shared by Q1 202 * * * An expansion assessment of the Palm Beach County Convention Center (PBCCC) and its surrounding district is underway, with Conventions, Sports and Leisure International (CSL) selected as the consulting firm t  more

Environmental Toxicology & Chemistry Journal Issues 22 Research Articles in September 2019 Edition
PENSACOLA, Florida, Aug. 28 -- Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, a journal from the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, published 22 research articles on the following topics in its September 2019 edition: * Assessment of Sublethal Effects of Neonicotinoid Insecticides on the Life-History Traits of 2 Frog Species * Building and Applying Quantitative Adverse Outcome Pathway Models for Chemical Hazard and Risk Assessment * Comparative Analysis of Plant Demographic Traits Ac  more

Episcopal Relief and Development: Supporting Dioceses Preparing for Hurricane Dorian
NEW YORK, Aug. 29 -- The Episcopal Relief and Development issued the following news release: Episcopal Relief & Development is supporting dioceses located in the path of Hurricane Dorian as they prepare to respond to the needs of impacted communities. According to the National Hurricane Center on Thursday, August 29, Hurricane Dorian is expected to strengthen into a Category 4 storm as it moves north towards the Bahamas, Florida and the southeastern United States over Labor Day weekend. The st  more

EVENT Sept. 10-12, 2019: American Feed Industry Association Schedules Liquid Feed Symposium
ARLINGTON, Virginia, Aug. 26 -- The American Feed Industry Association will host Liquid Feed Symposium at Marriott Downtown, Omaha, Nebraska, Sept. 10-12: Agenda and Speakers: "The History of Nebraska as Told by Peter Sarpy": Darrel Draper, Draper History * * * Ingredient Outlook: John Cropley, ED&F Man Holdings Limited * * * Global Market Update: Don Close, Rabo AgriFinance * * * Transportation Update: JJ Sullivan, Union Pacific * * * "It's your bid": Kevin Ochsner * * * "Cell cultu  more

EVENT Sept. 15-17, 2019: Airports Council International-North America Schedules 2019 Annual Conference & Exhibition
WASHINGTON, Aug. 26 -- Airports Council International-North America will host the 2019 Annual Conference and Exhibition at the Convention Center, Tampa, Florida, Sept. 15-17: Agenda and speakers: U.S. and Canada Government Affairs Update Speakers: Kevin M. Burke, President and CEO, ACI-NA; Daniel Robert Gooch, President, Canadian Airports Council; Annie Russo, Senior Vice President of Government and Political Affairs, ACI-NA * * * Aligning Organizational Structure to New Demands Business as  more

EVENT Sept. 15-17, 2019: Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International Schedules Global Accreditation Conference
TAMPA, Florida, Aug. 26 -- The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International will host a Global Accreditation Conference at the Marriott Rivercenter, San Antonio, Texas, Sept. 15-17: Agenda and speakers: The Essentials of Strategic Planning Workshop Facilitators: Stephanie Bryant, Executive Vice President and Chief Accreditation Officer, AACSB International Tim Mescon, Executive Vice President and Chief Officer for Europe, Middle East, and Africa, AACSB International   more

EVENT Sept. 23-25, 2019: American Camp Association Schedules Fall Camp Conference
MARTINSVILLE, Indiana, Aug. 26 -- The American Camp Association will host at Hilton Bayfront, St. Petersburg, Florida, Sept. 23-25: Our theme "Recruitment to Retention" will provide the foundation for keynote presentations and breakout sessions that focus on addressing the staffing challenge many camps face. We will learn about the best practices gathered by the project real job task force and from doctoral research in organizational psychology. The opening keynote will center on recruitment st  more

EVENT Sept. 26-28, 2019: National School Boards Association Schedules Council of Urban Boards of Education Annual Conference
ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, Aug. 26 -- The National School Boards Association will host Council of Urban Boards of Education Annual Conference, Miami, Florida, Sept. 26-28: Keynote Speakers: Jacinto Ramos, Jr. Dr. Monique Morris Christian Moore Dr. Cesar Cruz * * * Agenda: Creating Trauma-Informed and Culturally Competent Schools Nationally, more than one in four children in every classroom has been exposed to early childhood trauma. This number has been shown to be doubled for urban schools.  more

First in Florida: Team at Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute Implants New Device to Replace Aortic Valve
MIAMI, Florida, Aug. 26 -- Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute, a part of Baptist Health South Florida, issued the following news release: Experts at Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute are the first in Florida to perform an aortic valve replacement on a patient using a new device, the Lotus Edge. Recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Lotus Edge allows surgeons to reposition the new valve mechanically -- and completely recapture the valve - and remove it if necessary --  more

Florida Bar Board of Governors to Make December Appointments
TALLAHASSEE, Florida, Aug. 30 -- The Florida Bar issued the following news release: The Florida Bar Board of Governors is seeking applications from attorneys to serve on the following three groups: Florida Realtor-Attorney Joint Committee: Six lawyers, one from each state appellate district, and one at-large member to serve two-year terms beginning Jan. 1, 2020. The Florida Bar president receives recommendations from the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section for consideration. The commi  more

Florida Bar: Supreme Court Disciplines 22 Attorneys
TALLAHASSEE, Florida, Aug. 29 -- The Florida Bar issued the following news release: The Florida Bar, the state's guardian for the integrity of the legal profession, announces that the Florida Supreme Court in recent court orders disciplined 22 attorneys disbarring six, revoking the licenses of three, suspending 10 and reprimanding three. Three attorneys received additional discipline. Two had periods of probation and two were ordered to pay restitution. Disciplinary revocation is tantamount to   more

Florida Chamber of Commerce Hurricane Center Provides Families, Businesses and Visitors With Key Storm Preparation Information
TALLAHASSEE, Florida, Aug. 28 -- The Florida Chamber of Commerce issued the following news: The Florida Chamber of Commerce today activated its Hurricane Center - a one-stop storm preparation center for families, businesses and visitors. In advance of Hurricane Dorian, which is currently making its way through the Caribbean, and is currently expected to make landfall on Florida's Atlantic coastline, now is the time to prepare. "The Florida Chamber's Hurricane Center connects families, busine  more

Florida Chamber of Commerce Issues Statement on Supreme Court Hearing on Florida Electricity Deregulation Ballot Initiative
TALLAHASSEE, Florida, Aug. 28 -- The Florida Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement by President and CEO Mark Wilson on the Florida Supreme Court heard arguments against the proposed Florida electricity deregulation ballot initiative: "Today, the Florida Supreme Court heard arguments against the proposed Florida electricity deregulation ballot initiative. Opposing counsel were clear in their presentations to the court that the initiative being proposed by retail electricity marketin  more

Florida Retail Federation: The 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season Starts on June 1st
TALLAHASSEE, Florida, Aug. 27 -- The Florida Retail Federation issued the following news release: With the official start of the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season, the staff of the Florida Retail Federation is once again ready to assist our members with preparation, response and recovery. Below are some points of contact and useful information. PREPARE Visit www.floridadisaster.biz to register your business; Complete a Disaster Planning Toolkit at www.floridadisaster.biz/DisasterPlanningToolkit  more

Food for the Poor: Unity, Compassion and Unconditional Love - Orlando Residents Propel Celebration of Hope to 20-Year Milestone
COCONUT CREEK, Florida, Aug. 26 -- Food for the Poor issued the following news release: The Food For The Poor Celebration of Hope Gala will celebrate 20 years of helping the poor on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at the Rosen Shingle Creek, Orlando, thanks to the loving support of Orlando-area donors. Over the last 20 years, more than 1,000 homes in Haiti have been funded directly by the gala's fundraising efforts and through matching gifts from Food For The Poor supporters. The Orlando donors also h  more

Insurance Information Institute: Tropical Storm Dorian May Reach Major Hurricane Strength in Florida Over Labor Day Weekend
NEW YORK, Aug. 28 -- The Insurance Information Institute issued the following news release: Florida's East Coast could soon experience hurricane conditions because of Tropical Storm Dorian, according to a U.S. federal government statement issued today. The National Hurricane Center's (NHC) latest five-day forecast has Dorian approaching Florida's East Coast at hurricane strength by Sunday, Sept. 1, with a potential landfall later during the Labor Day weekend, which continues through Monday, Se  more

Integrated Environmental Assessment & Management Journal Issues 12 Research Articles in September 2019 Edition
PENSACOLA, Florida, Aug. 29 -- The Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management, a journal from the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry that says it focuses on the application of science in environmental decision-making, regulation and management, published 12 research articles on the following topics in its September 2019 edition: * Alternative Management of Oil and Gas Produced Water Requires More Research on Its Hazards and Risks * Comparing Options for Deriving Chemical  more

Jet Dragster World Champion Elaine Larsen to Keynote Women in Electronics Reception at IPC APEX EXPO 2020
BANNOCKBURN, Illinois, Aug. 27 -- IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries issued the following news release: Elaine Larsen, 2014 and 2015 IHRA Jet Dragster World Champion and driver of the Florida Institute of Technology Florida's Space Coast Jet Dragster, will speak at the IPC APEX EXPO Women in Electronics reception on Tuesday, February 4, 2020, 6:00-7:30 p.m. Larsen's keynote, "A Chance Behind the Wheel in a Male-Dominated Industry" will focus on her entree into the world of mot  more

Journal of the American Society of Nephrology Issues 8 Research Articles in September 2019 Edition
GAINESVILLE, Florida, Aug. 31 -- The Journal of the American Society of Nephrology published eight research articles, including the following topics, in its September 2019 edition: * A Novel Role for GATA3 in Mesangial Cells in Glomerular Development and Injury * Contributions of Rare Gene Variants to Familial and Sporadic FSGS * Early B Cell Factor 1 (EBF1) Regulates Glomerular Development by Controlling Mesangial Maturation and Consequently COX-2 Expression * The Extracellular Matrix Recep  more

MIT's Gleason is Named 2019 Prausnitz American Institute of Chemical Engineers Institute Lecturer
NEW YORK, Aug. 27 -- The American Institute of Chemical Engineers issued the following news release: Karen K. Gleason, the Alexander and I. Michael Kasser (1960) Professor of Chemical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), has been chosen by AIChE to present the John M. Prausnitz AIChE Institute Lecture for 2019. She will present her lecture, "From Chemical Engineering Fundamentals to the Commercialization of Vapor Deposited Polymers," on Wednesday, November 13, at the   more

National Fish & Wildlife Foundation Announces $6.3 Million in Grants to Benefit Longleaf Pine Habitat, Wildlife in Nine Southeastern States
WASHINGTON, Aug. 27 -- The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation issued the following news release: * * * - Twenty-four grants will support efforts to conserve more than 316,000 acres of longleaf pine habitat and recover populations of at-risk wildlife * * * The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) today awarded more than $6.3 million in grants to restore, enhance and protect longleaf pine forests in nine Southeast states. The grants will leverage $4.9 million in non-federal matching  more

National Trauma Institute: San Antonio Whole Blood Consortium Earns Military Outstanding Accomplishment Award
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Aug. 19 -- The National Trauma Institute issued the following news release: Donald Jenkins, MD, professor of surgery at UTHealth San Antonio and an NTI Board member, and the entire San Antonio Whole Blood Consortium, were selected as the winners of the 2019 MHSRS Outstanding Team Research Accomplishment award. Dr. Jenkins accepted the award on behalf of the team today at the annual Military Health System Research Symposium (MHSRS) in Kissimmee, Florida. This MHSRS award is   more

Operation Blessing International: Preparing for Hurricane Dorian
VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia, Aug. 30 -- Operation Blessing International issued the following news: Operation Blessing's U.S. Disaster Relief Team has been monitoring Hurricane Dorian very closely. It's projected to make landfall as a Category 4 Hurricane on the Florida coast on Monday, September 2 or Tuesday, September 3. Florida is bracing for powerful winds, heavy rain, flash flooding, and storm surge. Governor Ron DeSantis has declared a state of emergency. Operation Blessing's advanced team   more

Operation Lifesaver Names New State Coordinators in Florida, New York and Virginia
ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, Aug. 28 -- The Operation Lifesaver issued the following news release: Three new leaders are in place for rail safety nonprofit Operation Lifesaver, Inc. (OLI) state programs, says OLI Executive Director Rachel Maleh. Florida Operation Lifesaver's State Coordinator is Rob Stapleton, Phil Merens serves in that role for New York's Operation Lifesaver program, and Renee Salmon leads the Operation Lifesaver program in Virginia. "Operation Lifesaver is thrilled to have these th  more

Save the Children Stands Ready to Help Kids and Families Threatened by Hurricane Dorian
FAIRFIELD, Connecticut, Aug. 30 -- Save the Children issued the following news release: * * * - National Child Protection Leader's Emergency Response Team Mobilizing in Florida, Southeast United States * * * As Hurricane Dorian strengthens and churns toward Florida's east coast and the southeast United States, bringing with it life-threatening winds and flash flooding, Save the Children has staff positioned in Florida to help children and families bracing for the treacherous storm. Save the  more

Shop! Environments Association: Accelerator Aids Retail Tech Startups
HOLLYWOOD, Florida, Aug. 30 -- Shop! Environments Association issued the following news: Silicon Road is the newest early-stage venture fund and accelerator focused on building the world's first innovation ecosystem for retail and e-commerce. Headquartered in Atlanta, Silicon Road is seeking to bring investments and innovation to retail through a combination of startups, research and advisory services, and an international conference in May 2020. Retail is in desperate need of innovation. Whi  more

Shop! Environments Association: CBD Retail to Open Store in Upper West Side
HOLLYWOOD, Florida, Aug. 30 -- Shop! Environments Association issued the following news: Come Back Daily, a New York City experiential CBD retail store with locations in Tribeca and the East Village, is opening its first CBD popup storefront in the TurnStyle Underground Market on the Upper West Side on September 6. Come Back Daily will be joining the variety of independent shops, pop-ups and vendors on the 325-foot-long passageway leading from 57 St-8 Av to the A, B, C, D and one train platform  more

Shop! Environments Association: J.D. Power Releases New Consumer Sentiment Reports
HOLLYWOOD, Florida, Aug. 26 -- Shop! Environments Association issued the following news: J.D. Power has released several new rankings that measure consumers' satisfaction with their purchases, including kitchen cabinets, smart thermostats, windows and patio doors, and kitchen and laundry appliances. Each study measures consumer satisfaction based on a 1,000-point scale. The following is a summary of the research firm's findings. J.D. Power 2019 Kitchen Cabinets Satisfaction Study As kitchen   more

Shop! Environments Association: School Supply Kits Prove Popular
HOLLYWOOD, Florida, Aug. 28 -- Shop! Environments Association issued the following news: More U.S. consumers are purchasing prepackaged school supply kits this year than in previous years when the kits are made available to them, according to data from The NPD Group. These kits are traditionally offered via a school's PTO/PTA organization, notifying parents or guardians of the option to purchase all their children's school supplies through one site. Recently released data from The NPD Group's B  more

Shriners Hospitals for Children NASCAR Ambassador David Ragan to Honor Fellow Shriner David Pearson at Darlington Raceway
TAMPA, Florida, Aug. 26 -- The Shriners Hospitals for Children issued the following news: On June 26, Front Row Motorsports, Shriners International and Shriners Hospitals for Children announced their plans to honor and remember fellow Shriner David Pearson during the Southern 500 at Darlington (South Carolina) Raceway later this year during Labor Day weekend. David Ragan, a Shriner himself, helped unveil his car that will replicate the livery of the Holman-Moody Racing Ford Tornio Cobra that Pe  more

Study of Prehospital Death Presented at Military Health System Research Symposium
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Aug. 21 -- The National Trauma Institute issued the following news release: NTI project manager Lizette Villarreal and principal investigator Dr. Brian Eastridge presented a poster detailing the Multi-Institutional Multi-Disciplinary Injury Mortality Investigation in the Civilian Prehospital Environment (MIMIC) at the annual Military Health System Research Symposium (MHSRS) in Florida this week. The MIMIC study was funded through a $4 million Department of Defense grant to   more

Sysco Workers in Virginia Choose Teamsters Local 822
HAMPTON ROADS, Virginia, Aug. 30 -- The International Brotherhood of Teamsters issued the following news release: Sysco drivers voted overwhelmingly for Teamsters Local 822 representation on Thursday, Aug. 29, the third Teamster election win in three weeks at the nation's largest broadline foodservice provider. Sysco South Florida workers in Miami won their election three weeks ago, and workers at Sysco-Sygma Kansas City won their election August 15. The latest group in Hampton Roads has 87 wo  more

The Arc Reacts to SNL's Pete Davidson Using the R-Word
WASHINGTON, Aug. 29 -- The Arc of the United States issued the following news release: The Arc is disappointed that Saturday Night Live Actor and Comedian Pete Davidson used the r-word during a comedy show at the University of Central Florida in Orlando on Monday, August 26. He became upset at an audience member recording the performance on their cell phone. During an expletive-filled rant, Davidson used the slur against students in attendance. "Pete Davidson's use of the r-word is unacceptabl  more

U.S. Poultry & Egg Association: 2019 National Safety Conference for the Poultry Industry Highlights Safety as a Core Value
TUCKER, Georgia, Aug. 29 -- The U.S. Poultry and Egg Association issued the following news release: Industry safety professionals recently gathered in Destin, Florida, to discuss best practices and challenges facing those involved in poultry production and processing. The National Safety Conference for the Poultry Industry, held Aug. 12-14, meets on an annual basis and is sponsored by the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association and the Agriculture Technology Research Program at the Georgia Tech Research  more

U.S. Term Limits Praises Shevrin Jones for Signing Pledge
MELBOURNE, Florida, Aug. 26 -- U.S. Term Limits issued the following news release: U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the national, non-partisan movement to limit terms for elected officials, is gathering support from elected officials across Florida. Its mission is to advocate for term limits on all elected officials. State house Rep. Shevrin Jones of district 101, has committed to defend term limits in Florida by signing the term limits pledge. USTL President, Philip Blumel, commented on  more

U.S. Term Limits Praises Will Robinson for Signing Pledge
MELBOURNE, Florida, Aug. 26 -- U.S. Term Limits issued the following news release: U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the national, non-partisan movement to limit terms for elected officials, is gathering support from elected officials across Florida. Its mission is to advocate for term limits on all elected officials. State house candidate, Will Robinson of district 71, has committed to defend term limits in Florida by signing the term limits pledge. USTL President, Philip Blumel, comment  more

U.S. Term Limits: Clint Curtis Pledges to Support Term Limits on Congress
WASHINGTON, Aug. 26 -- U.S. Term Limits issued the following news release: U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the non-partisan national movement to limit terms for elected officials, praises candidate Clint Curtis, 2020 U.S. House candidate for Florida (district 6), for signing the pledge for an amendment to term limit Congress. Currently, U.S. Term Limits has the support of nearly 70 pledge signers in Congress. USTL President Philip Blumel commented on these pledges saying, "Curtis's supp  more

United Soccer Coaches Releases First NCAA Division I Women's Regular Season Rankings
KANSAS CITY, Missouri, Aug. 27 -- United Soccer Coaches issued the following news: * * * - Top five remains unchanged in first regular season poll * * * United Soccer Coaches released the first regular season regional and national rankings for NCAA Division I women's soccer on Tuesday, following the opening weekend of play on college campuses across the country. National and Regional Rankings: Click Here (https://unitedsoccercoaches.org/rankings/college-rankings/ncaa-di-women/) The top fiv  more

Wilson Cruz and Anthony Rapp to Be Honored for Leadership at the National LGBTQ Task Force Gala - Miami
MIAMI, Florida, Aug. 28 -- The National LGBTQ Task Force (formerly the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force) issued the following news release: * * * - Actors Break Through New Frontiers as Star Trek's First Gay Couple * * * The National LGBTQ Task Force is proud to present its 23rd annual Gala at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach on Saturday, October 19 and to honor Wilson Cruz and Anthony Rapp for their leadership in the LGBTQ community. Cruz and Rapp currently co-star on the award-winning CBS   more