Post Tagged with: "Washington"

North Carolina Firm Recalls Chicken Quesadilla Product Due to Misbranding and an Undeclared Allergen

WASHINGTON, October 5, 2012 – Stefano Foods, Inc., a Charlotte, N.C. establishment, is recalling approximately 3,744 pounds of a chicken quesadilla product because of misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The product contains isolated soy protein, a known allergen, which is not declared on the label. The following product is subject […]

by · October 6, 2012 · 0 comments · Health, U.S. News

ACU Launches Redesigned Website

Refreshed look and new features will better serve conservatives nationwide WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU) announced today that its freshly redesigned website went live on the web early this morning. The new conservative.org will offer more than just a new look; political leaders, activists and conservatives everywhere […]

by · August 25, 2012 · 0 comments · U.S. News, William Landers

Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta announced the following Department of Defense Senior Executive Service appointments:

Ross W. Branstetter III has been appointed to the Senior Executive Service and is assigned as general counsel, Missile Defense Agency, Fort Belvoir, Va. Branstetter previously served as attorney advisor (contracts), U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. William Keely has been appointed to the Senior Executive Service and is assigned as […]

Courtney applauds Panetta announcement that there will be no BRAC round in 2013

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today released the following statement after U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta announced in a speech at the annual conference of the Association of Defense Communities in Monterey, Calif., that there will be no Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) round in 2013: “In January, […]

At Final Debate, Esty Shows Why She’s the Best Candidate for Ct-5

Informs Voters of the Truth About Dan Roberti’s Lobbying Connections LITCHFIELD, CT – Yesterday, in the final debate of the 5th District Democratic primary, Elizabeth Esty proved once again that she’s the best candidate to keep the 5th District blue in November and bring common sense to Washington. The hour-long […]

by · August 5, 2012 · 0 comments · Politics, William Landers

Matthew Rutherford Confirmed As Assistant Secretary For Financial Markets

WASHINGTON – Matthew Rutherford was confirmed by the United States Senate yesterday to serve as the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Assistant Secretary for Financial Markets. In this role, Rutherford will advise the Secretary on broad matters of domestic finance; financial markets; federal, state and local finance; and federal government […]

by · August 3, 2012 · 0 comments · U.S. News

Courtney applauds $568,150 Rural Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Challenge grant to Wholesome Wave, FRESH New London

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today applauded Wholesome Wave after they secured a $568,150 multi-agency Rural Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Challenge grant by the US Department of Agriculture and US Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA), the Appalachian Regional Commission and Delta Regional Authority. Wholesome Wave’s Healthy Food […]

by · August 2, 2012 · 0 comments · Politics, U.S. News

Courtney slams GOP tax plan for imposing stiff new taxes on military families

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Joe Courtney today blasted a Republican tax proposal, H.R. 8, that the House voted on today for imposing stiff new taxes on military and middle class families, while continuing costly tax breaks for families with incomes over $1 million. H.R. 8 would raise taxes on approximately […]

NIC Public Hearing on Cost Benefit and Cost Containment Measures

On August 22-23, 2012 the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) will hold a public hearing on corrections. The hearing, Balancing Fiscal Challenges, Performance-Based Budgeting, and Public Safety, will be at the Main Conference Center of the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. and address the area of cost benefit […]

by · August 1, 2012 · 0 comments · U.S. News

SBA Proposes Increases to Size Standards in Utilities, Construction, Arts, Entertainment and Recreation Sectors

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration is seeking comment on three proposed rules published today in The Federal Register that would revise the size definitions for small businesses in the Utilities; Construction; and Arts, Entertainment and Recreation sectors.  The proposed revisions reflect changes in marketplace conditions. The proposed rule […]

by · July 29, 2012 · 0 comments · U.S. News