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Trump Wins Unless Voter Turnout Reaches an All-Time High, According to Data from the American Customer Satisfaction Index

Saturday, October 31, 2020 - 2:14pm

Customer satisfaction among the nearly 63 million who voted for Donald Trump in 2016 points to a repurchase by 53 million, as per the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI).

Key Points: 
  • Customer satisfaction among the nearly 63 million who voted for Donald Trump in 2016 points to a repurchase by 53 million, as per the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI).
  • Accordingly, if the turnout reaches 150 million, ACSI predicts that Trump will get 44.7% of the popular vote, compared to 53.8% for Biden.
  • Should voter turnout be more in line with what it was in 2016 (137 million) Trump would get 48.9% and win the popular vote.
  • ACSI and its logo are Registered Marks of the University of Michigan, licensed worldwide exclusively to American Customer Satisfaction Index LLC with the right to sublicense.

FedNet Announces Comprehensive Verbatim News Transcript Coverage of the Contested Election

Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 4:52pm

Election experts, the Campaigns and the Media agree that the 2020 Presidential Election will not be decided on November 3rd.

Key Points: 
  • Election experts, the Campaigns and the Media agree that the 2020 Presidential Election will not be decided on November 3rd.
  • Hundreds of lawsuits are working their way through the courts and over a thousand election lawyers are ready to fight for every legal vote.
  • FedNets Plurality Transcript Service is the ONLY transcript service to provide comprehensive national coverage of State Election Officials, Secretaries of State, National Campaign spokespeople and lawmakers.
  • FedNet is the leading multi-media news organization, including video and verbatim transcripts, covering the U.S. Congress and the Administration.

Russell Coleman, Ph.D., Joins Tunnell Consulting as Program Executive, Government Services

Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 4:25pm

Tunnell Consulting, an organization dedicated to solving complex problems for life sciences companies and government agencies, announced today that Russell Coleman, Ph.D., has joined the company as Program Executive in its Government Services unit.

Key Points: 
  • Tunnell Consulting, an organization dedicated to solving complex problems for life sciences companies and government agencies, announced today that Russell Coleman, Ph.D., has joined the company as Program Executive in its Government Services unit.
  • We are excited that Russ brings his vast experience in Army medical research and development to Tunnell.
  • His skill set is a perfect match for our primary goal of using our deep talent to assist our government clients accomplish their incredibly challenging missions, said Jerry Robinson, Senior Vice President of Tunnell Government Services.
  • About Tunnell Consulting: Founded in 1962, Tunnell serves many of the world's leading life sciences firms, government agencies and emerging startups.

Six Leaders Recognized With IAIABC NextGen Awards

Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 2:22pm

IAIABC NextGen Award recipients will be sharing their stories in a Meet the NextGen video series and participating in a virtual webinar in early 2021.

Key Points: 
  • IAIABC NextGen Award recipients will be sharing their stories in a Meet the NextGen video series and participating in a virtual webinar in early 2021.
  • Recipients will also be profiled in the December issue of Perspectives, the IAIABCs quarterly digital magazine.
  • Since its inception in 2017, IAIABC NextGen has recognized 32 individuals.
  • Visit www.iaiabc.org/awards for more information about this years and previous NextGen recipients.

Easterly Government Properties Announces Lease Commencement for 59,690 SF FDA Laboratory Re-Development in Lenexa, KS

Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 1:00pm

As previously announced, Easterly was awarded the lease to re-develop the new FDA laboratory, one of 13 regional laboratories strategically located throughout the country.

Key Points: 
  • As previously announced, Easterly was awarded the lease to re-develop the new FDA laboratory, one of 13 regional laboratories strategically located throughout the country.
  • The FDA - Lenexa laboratory is a relocation of the former Kansas City District Laboratory and features a number of upgraded capabilities in order for the FDA to effectively conduct its mission.
  • FDA - Lenexa is the second FDA re-development project in the Easterly portfolio, following last years delivery of FDA - Alameda and preceding the anticipated future delivery of FDA - Atlanta.
  • Easterly Government Properties, Inc. (NYSE: DEA) is based in Washington, D.C., and focuses primarily on the acquisition, development and management of Class A commercial properties that are leased to the U.S. Government.

Federal Judge Rules PPP Data Will Remain Secret Until After Election

Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 12:00pm

Federal district court judge Maxine M. Chesney has dismissed the American Small Business Leagues summary judgement motion for the release of the names of all firms that received PPP loans .

Key Points: 
  • Federal district court judge Maxine M. Chesney has dismissed the American Small Business Leagues summary judgement motion for the release of the names of all firms that received PPP loans .
  • Judge Chesney vacated the ASBLs summary judgement motion, which means that its highly unlikely that the names of firms that received PPP loans of $150,000 or less will be released before the election.
  • The Washington Post, New York Times, Dow Jones, Bloomberg LP, ProPublica and the Center for Public Integrity have also filed suit for the PPP data.
  • That case will be heard in Washington, D.C.
    ASBL anticipates that after the election the information will be released.

FBI Agents Association: FBI Director Christopher Wray Should Complete 10-year Term

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 6:30pm

The FBI Agents Association (FBIAA), representing more than 14,000 active and retired FBI Special Agents, released letters today sent to President Donald Trump and to former Vice President Joe Biden in support of FBI Director Christopher Wray.

Key Points: 
  • The FBI Agents Association (FBIAA), representing more than 14,000 active and retired FBI Special Agents, released letters today sent to President Donald Trump and to former Vice President Joe Biden in support of FBI Director Christopher Wray.
  • The letters urged both candidates to allow Director Wray to complete his statutorily-created, ten-year term for the stability, credibility, and integrity of the Bureau.
  • Collectively, our members strongly support Director Wray continuing his ten-year term, writes OHare.
  • The letter concludes, Director Wray has led the FBI through a complex period, and is ensuring that FBI Special Agents remain focused on fighting the criminals and terrorists who threaten our safety.

Joseph R. Biden Named Winner of Nickelodeon’s Kids Pick the President “Kids’ Vote”

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 11:30pm

The votes are in and kids have chosen Joseph R. Biden as the winner of Nickelodeons 2020 Kids Pick the President Kids Vote.

Key Points: 
  • The votes are in and kids have chosen Joseph R. Biden as the winner of Nickelodeons 2020 Kids Pick the President Kids Vote.
  • Kids Pick the President is an informal, non-scientific poll, with guidelines that allow for one vote to be counted per household device so that multiple children and individuals per residence may exercise their vote.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201027006260/en/
    Nick News: Kids Pick the President (Graphic: Business Wire)
    Nickelodeon statement on Kids Vote results: Though kids are not of an age to vote, Kids Pick the President is a platform where their voices do count, and they deserve to be heard.
  • The Kids Vote results were revealed in tonights Nick News: Kids Pick the President special, hosted by Keke Palmer.

Everbridge Designates 2020 U.S. Elections as Critical Event: Partners with State and Local Governments, Businesses and Healthcare Organizations to Support Public Safety and Business Continuity

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 12:30pm

Everbridge currently works with state and local governments across the country .

Key Points: 
  • Everbridge currently works with state and local governments across the country .
  • Counties across the state of Florida, for example, are leveraging the Everbridge platform to internally coordinate and communicate updates to poll workers and volunteers.
  • The Everbridge Platform reaches over 600 million people and currently supports the countrywide public warning system deployments in all major regions of the world .
  • All Everbridge products are trademarks of Everbridge, Inc. in the USA and other countries.

As Tech CEOs Face Senate Commerce Committee Hearing, New Survey From the Internet Society Shows Americans Don’t Trust Politicians to Regulate the Internet

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 5:00am

Katie Watson Jordan, Senior Policy Advisor of the Internet Society, stated:

Key Points: 
  • Katie Watson Jordan, Senior Policy Advisor of the Internet Society, stated:
    The American public's concern about politicians' ability to regulate the Internet is legitimate.
  • Just over a quarter (26%) of American Internet users think that the state should regulate the Internet.
  • A third (33%) of American Internet users do not think anyone should regulate the Internet, and that they should decide what they can access themselves.
  • Founded in 1992 by Internet pioneers, the Internet Society (ISOC) is a global non-profit organization working to ensure the Internet remains a force for good for everyone.