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E-office training for HEC employees

The News International 06 Mar 2021
Islamabad ... HEC staff was now able to benefit from a practical training with onsite instructors to answer questions and practically work through problems, respective employees were facing ... The programme is being implemented across various ministries in the government and has been approved by the Federal Cabinet and the Nation e-Government Council ... .

Coronavirus: Federal Council proposes test offensive to accompany relaxation of measures – free tests for everyone (Swiss Federal Council)

Public Technologies 05 Mar 2021
) The Federal Council. Bern, 05.03.2021 - The Federal Council wants to massively expand testing in parallel to easing coronavirus restrictions ... In addition, the Federal Council wants to provide each member of the public with five free self-tests a month as soon as reliable tests are available ... The Federal Council.

Swiss police to obtain key information more quickly (Swiss Federal Council)

Public Technologies 05 Mar 2021
) The Federal Council ... In its meeting on 5 March, the Federal Council adopted a dispatch on this issue ... The Federal Council seeks to promote such cooperation through the Prüm Convention and has submitted a dispatch to this effect to Parliament ... The Federal Council ... Swiss Federal ...

Pair says Cherokee Nation high court action violates tribal constitution

Enid News & Eagle 05 Mar 2021
federal court’s ruling ... 22, in response to a 2017 federal court case, Cherokee Nation v ... That would become the Nash case, in which the Tribal Council voted 17-0 to waive its immunity from suit and ask the federal court to interpret the Treaty of 1866 and whether Freedmen have rights under it.

Charleston County hires new attorney after last one tapped for federal judge post

The Post and Courier 05 Mar 2021
Charleston County has hired a new attorney to replace Joe Dawson, the county's longtime lawyer who became a federal judge in December ... Three of the nine council members voted against hiring her, citing concerns about her personal finances ... Ethics complaint filed over new SC federal Judge Joe Dawson's County Council departure deal.

Troy City Council President Mantello presents 2021 legislative address

The Record 05 Mar 2021
Early on during the pandemic, the City Council unanimously passed a resolution imploring our federal representatives to work together to pass a stimulus package for direct aid to all municipalities of all populations ... "That’s why Council Member Ashe-McPherson and I proposed a ...

Airport industry and BC Liberals call for more help for airports

Castanet 05 Mar 2021
The Canadian Airport Council and the BC Liberals are calling on all levels of government to help airports like Kelowna International Airport survive and bounce back ... The Canadian Airport Council wants both federal and provincial governments to work with airports and other industry stakeholders.

Deaths from car accidents jumped in 2020 despite fewer miles

WPTV 05 Mar 2021
The National Safety Council said that US deaths from vehicle accidents jumped 24% in 2020, marking a 13-year high despite fewer miles driven by Americans amid the pandemic ... the National Safety Council.

US traffic deaths spike even as pandemic cuts miles traveled

Times Free Press 05 Mar 2021
The nonprofit National Safety Council estimates in a report issued Thursday that 42,060 people died in vehicle crashes in 2020, an 8% increase over 2019 and the first jump in four years ... Federal data shows that Americans drove 13% fewer miles last year, or roughly 2.8 trillion miles, said Ken Kolosh, the safety council's manager of statistics.

Biden appoints tech critic to competition policy role

The Hill 05 Mar 2021
Happy to say I'm joining the Biden White House to work on Technology and Competition Policy at the National Economic Council,,” Wu tweeted ... Wu previously served as senior enforcement counsel to the New York attorney general, senior advisor at the Federal Trade Commission, and as an advisor at the National Economic Council.

President Biden beefs up White House staff, including Big Tech critic Tim Wu

Daily Breeze 05 Mar 2021
He has previously served as senior enforcement counsel to the New York Attorney General and as adviser at the Federal Trade Commission and the National Economic Council ... Google and Facebook have been sued by federal and state regulators for using their dominance to hurt rivals whereas Amazon and Apple are still under investigation.

Big Tech critic Tim Wu joins Biden administration to work on competition policy

Hartford Courant 05 Mar 2021
He was a special adviser to the Federal Trade Commission in 2011 and 2012 and then joined the National Economic Council to work on competition policy during the Obama administration, which was known for its kid-glove treatment of tech companies like Facebook, Google and Amazon.

Tech critic Tim Wu joins Biden admin as tech competition adviser

Ars Technica 05 Mar 2021
He's held several positions at the federal level before, including advisory roles with both the Federal Trade Commission and the National Economic Council.

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