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U.S. Department of State News: The 5th U.S.-Republic of Korea Bilateral Cyber Consultations

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: The 5th United States-Republic of Korea Bilateral Cyber Consultations were held in Seoul, Republic of Korea, on June 21, 2018, to strengthen our joint commitment to an open, interoperable, reliable, and secure cyberspace. The Cyber Consultations affirmed the benefits of a whole-of-government approach between … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: The 5th U.S.-Republic of Korea Bilateral Cyber Consultations

Washington State News: Illegal Dump, Wrecking Yark Owner, Charles Pillon Sentenced in AG Environment Crime Case

Judge orders owner to cooperate with cleanup effort OLYMPIA, WA – In a case brought by Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s Counsel for Environmental Protection, a King County Superior Court judge today adopted the Attorney General’s recommendation and sentenced a Renton man guilty of multiple felony charges to: pay $15,000 in fines, serve 30 days in … Continue reading Washington State News: Illegal Dump, Wrecking Yark Owner, Charles Pillon Sentenced in AG Environment Crime Case

Buiness News: United Technologies Plans to Hire 35,000 People & Make $15 Billion Investment in US Over Next 5 Years

Company plans to inject additional $75 billion into communities nationwide through local procurement of products and services, adding to U.S. employment opportunities FARMINGTON, CT – United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) today announced plans to hire 35,000 people and make investments of more than $15 billion in research and development (R&D) and capital expenditures (CapEx) in … Continue reading Buiness News: United Technologies Plans to Hire 35,000 People & Make $15 Billion Investment in US Over Next 5 Years

Rhode Island Attorney General Kilmartin Urges Congress: Don’t Give Lawyers a License to Use Abusive Debt Collection Practices

PROVIDENCE, RI – A bi-partisan coalition of 20 state attorneys general, including Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin, submitted a letter today urging Congress to oppose the Practice of Law Technical Clarification Act of 2018, which would strip away protections against debt collection attorneys who take unfair advantage of state courts to intimidate, harass … Continue reading Rhode Island Attorney General Kilmartin Urges Congress: Don’t Give Lawyers a License to Use Abusive Debt Collection Practices

President Donald Trump Amends U.S. Virgin Islands Declaration

WASHINGTON (STL.News) The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that additional disaster assistance is available to the Territory of the U.S. Virgin Islands through an extension of increased federal funding, including direct federal assistance, to the Territory for debris removal and emergency protective measures undertaken as a result of Hurricane Irma beginning on September 5, … Continue reading President Donald Trump Amends U.S. Virgin Islands Declaration

Rhode Island News: Former State Representative Peter Palumbo Pleads to Unlawful Appropriation

PROVIDENCE, RI (STL.News) Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Peter Palumbo (age 56), of Cranston, pleaded nolo contendere today before Superior Court Justice Joseph A. Montalbano to one count of unlawful appropriation over $1,000.  Under the terms of the plea, Palumbo received a three year sentence, suspended with probation.  In addition, Palumbo … Continue reading Rhode Island News: Former State Representative Peter Palumbo Pleads to Unlawful Appropriation

Missouri to Join Electronic Registration Information Center

Jefferson City, MO/January 17, 2018 (STL.News) – Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft announced that Missouri has become the 23rd state to become a participating member of the Electronic Registration Information Center (ERIC), a non-profit organization that assists states improve the accuracy of their voter rolls and increase access to voter registration for all eligible citizens. … Continue reading Missouri to Join Electronic Registration Information Center

Immigration minister signs data sharing agreements with India on criminal records & returns

The British and Indian governments have signed data sharing agreements on tackling international criminality and returning illegal migrants. January 13, 2018 (STL.News) Two documents, known as memorandums of understanding (MOUs), were initialed by Minister of Immigration Caroline Nokes and Indian Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Thursday (January 11). The new two-way … Continue reading Immigration minister signs data sharing agreements with India on criminal records & returns