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Illinois Could Be the Next State to Commit to Renewable Energy

LogoIllinois may be the next state to commit to a future 100% green energy mix. Illinois State Representative Will Davis recently introduced the "Path to 100 Act", legislation that would expand Illinois' renewable portfolio standard (RPS), driving new solar, wind and storage development and eliminating all non-renewable forms of energy within the next few decades. The act is sponsored by Sen. Bill Cunningham in the Illinois Senate.

Gun Storage Laws Could Apply in Shooting by Toddler

LogoIf so, the father in the case could end up facing felony criminal charges and a potential jail sentence. According to a February 3, 2019 WKBN news report, the incident occurred as the 27-year-old, eight-months pregnant mother and her boyfriend were laying in bed watching television. Their four-year-old son was also in the room. He retrieved a loaded, unsecured gun that the father kept under the mattress. The toddler pointed the weapon at the mother and pulled the trigger, hitting her in the face. After transportation to the Harborview Medical Center reports of life threatening injuries were discovered. Police have an open investigation to determine charges in accordance with the states newly passed gun storage laws.

Solar Panels in Texas...Are They Worth It

LogoWhen people imagine the ideal geography for solar panels, they will typically picture a wide-open space in a dry, desert climate under a cloudless sky. And while sunny climates can be ideal for generating solar energy, the same benefits can be achieved in a variety of locales.

PTL UK Offers Flexible and Simple to Implement Claims Handling Service

LogoA leading provider of independent governance services, PTL UK offers claims handling service to help clients manage their death in service claims. Flexible and simple to implement, the service is focused on removing any conflicts of interest using a pragmatic, personable and professional approach. With confidentiality as the main driver, they provide an objective assessment and speedy settlement of claims.

A Breakdown of the Green New Deal

LogoThe longest U.S. government shutdown in history has finally ended, which means it's time for Congress to roll up their sleeves and get back to work on the pressing issues at hand. Foremost in the minds of many legislators is what has been coined the 'Green New Deal' (GND for short). The Green New Deal isn't a single piece of proposed legislation, but rather a name that refers to any of several proposed economic stimulus programs that attempt to address both economic inequality and climate change.

Concealment of Public Court Records Related to Judge's Personal Religious Bias Vacated by 10th Circuit

LogoFederal Judge's Alleged Religious Animus Just One of Many Complaints of Misconduct in Colorado Case.

Civil Litigation—Small Claims Lawyers in Vancouver

LogoUnless the circumstances are extraordinary, no one really expects to become embroiled in a lawsuit. As a firm of lawyers in Vancouver, the team at Kushner Law Group explains why legal representation can be helpful when there is no alternative but to defend against Civil Litigation. For more, go to: http://www.kushnerlaw.ca/services/civil-litigation/

Canadian Immigration Lawyer Explains What Applicants Need to Know About Cannabis Use

LogoAs Canadian Immigration lawyers, the team at Sas & Ing advise prospective immigrants to be cautious about cannabis use in Canada. While recreational use of pot is now permitted, many restrictions apply, and these should be of special interest to people coming to Canada, whether to visit, work, study or live permanently.

US Tax Accountants Remind Individual Filers Tax Season Begins January 28th

LogoOn January 28th, the IRS will begin accepting and processing individual tax returns for the 2019 tax return filing season (2018 tax returns). As usual, returns will be due to the IRS on April 15, or June 15 for taxpayers living abroad. For more, please visit: https://www.us-taxprofessionals.com/US-Citizen-Taxation.php

PG&E Is Filing for Bankruptcy - Green Solar Technologies COO Edward Harner Comments

LogoWe're not even one month into the new year and PG&E, the nation's largest utility company, is confronting the greatest threat in its 114 year history. The company is facing $30 billion in potential damages for devastating wildfires that raged over northern California in 2017 and 2018, killing dozens of people and destroying thousands of homes and businesses.

Solar Energy Highlights of 2018

LogoAs 2018 draws to a close, it’s a fitting time to look back on the year’s noteworthy events and developments that have strengthened Green Solar Technologies’ optimism for the future of solar energy. Much has happened this past year; too much in fact to fit within the confines of this article, so we’ll cover what we consider the highlights.

Solutiant, a Leader in Technology Infrastructure, Is Now Offering Cutting-Edge Public Safety DAS

LogoWhen a disaster strikes a building, the only thing that ensures the safety of people inside is their seamless communication with people outside such as first responders. Without knowing the situation of a building from inside, first responders, including firemen and police officers, cannot take necessary actions with accuracy. During the tragedy of 9/11, firefighters and police officers were not able to communicate properly inside the World Trade Center due to disrupted communication channels which led to so many casualties. Since then, NFPA and IFC fire codes made it mandatory for every building to have an enhanced communication system utilizing Public Safety DAS (Distributed Antenna Systems). This is the reason that Solutiant now provides top-notch Public Safety Bi-Directional Amplifier (BDA) DAS and Indoor Cellular DAS systems.

US Tax Accountant Publishes Recap of Business Tax Provisions for 2018

LogoAs the year draws to a close, the tax consultants at US Tax Professionals have published a blog recapping the tax provisions all businesses need to know about in 2018.

Green Solar Technologies Commits to Hiring More Veterans

LogoGreen Solar Technologies is committed to helping make the world a better place by contributing to a healthy, clean and safe environment through solar energy. While we're proud of our contribution to the welfare of the planet, we're also grateful for the contributions and sacrifices of those who have protected us and fought to preserve our freedoms and liberties—the brave men and women of our armed forces. That is why GST is proud to be working with the Employment Development Department (EDD) in an effort to expand our employment of military veterans.

MyFEDBenefits Hosts Giveaway for USPS Workers During Holiday Season

LogoTo recognize postal workers for all their hard work during the holiday rush, MyFEDBenefits is hosting a holiday giveaway on their Facebook page from Thursday, December 13th through Wednesday, December 20th. Nominate a fellow postal worker whom you feel has gone above and beyond in their job for a chance for both of you to win a special prize pack.

Terror Finance Whistleblower Alleges Fraud in Michigan Department of Health & Human Services

Everett Stern, the terror-finance whistleblower who uncovered major financial crimes at one of the world's largest banks, today accused the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services of fraud. In a public letter to the incoming Michigan Governor and to a federal Inspector General, Stern alleges that the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services (MDHHS) committed fraudulent acts that have jeopardized the health and safety of Michigan's most vulnerable residents—its elderly, frail and disabled population.

US Tax Accountants Offer Tips for Making Tax Smart Loans to Family and Friends

LogoAs a firm that specializes in cross-border taxation, the team at US Tax Professionals warns would-be lenders that without the right planning, unplanned generosity can result in extreme tax complications. To help avoid this, US Tax Accountants has published a new article about how to make tax-smart loans to friends and family. For more, go to: https://www.us-taxprofessionals.com/newsletter.php#4

Vancouver Immigration Consultants Urge Candidates to Seek Help Proactively

LogoFor the Vancouver Canadian Immigration Consultants at Racer Immigration, navigating refusals is one of the realities of their job. But one of the biggest mistakes prospective Canadians can make is receiving a refusal before seeking professional help. For more, go to: http://racerimmigration.com/navigating-refusals-advice-from-canadian-immigration-consultants/

Lodi Police Department Installs Apex Officer Virtual Reality Training Simulator

LogoAPEX Officer, a global provider of training simulators for the law enforcement, military, first responder, educational and commercial markets, today announced that California's Lodi Police Department has installed two APEX Officer X360 virtual reality training simulators.

Fargo, ND Becomes First US City to Adopt Approval Voting in Landslide Win

LogoVoters overwhelmingly supported Fargo Measure 1, making their city the first in the US to adopt approval voting, an alternative voting method in which voters can vote for as many candidates as they approve of. 64% of Fargo voters approved the measure.

Nicus Software Appoints John Clark as Chief Executive Officer

LogoNicus Software, Inc., a leading provider of IT Financial and Technology Business Management solutions, today announced that John Clark has been named Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors.

Canada Immigration Lawyers Announce Fast-Tracked Processing for International Students

LogoAs a team of Canadian immigration lawyers, Sas & Ing have just released an article about Canada's new Student Direct Stream (SDS) program which fast-tracks study permit applications for international students from China, India, Vietnam and the Philippines.

Alleging Religious Bias by Federal Judge & Prosecutor, Church Asks 10th Circuit to Unseal Records

LogoAfter serving 3 years of an 11-year prison sentence, convicted felon Gary Walker decided he'd had enough of the prison life and filed a motion and affidavit requesting release on the basis that he was not responsible for his actions because he was under a religious spell of his mother-in-law pastor, Rose M. Banks of the Colorado Springs Fellowship Church (CSFC). Walker also claimed that a junior attorney and close friend from CSFC (Gwendolyn Lawson), one of two attorneys on his legal team, was also under the religious control of Pastor Banks which caused a conflict of interest representing him and four other defendants during sentencing.

Dallas Criminal Defense Attorney Tim Clancy Named 2018 Texas Super Lawyer

LogoTim Clancy, a criminal defense attorney in Dallas, Texas of Clancy & Clancy Attorneys at Law earned the coveted 2018 Super Lawyers award for his outstanding performance and professional achievement in the legal industry. Clancy is now in one of the nation's most elite clubs for legal counselors, as only five percent of attorneys in Texas earn the annual Super Lawyer recognition.

Vote.net and Max Anderson Recognized by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts

LogoThe Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA) has selected Vote.net and Max Anderson as the winner of the 2018 Gold W3 Award for Best Political Website and the 2018 Silver W3 Award for the Best Student Website.