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Infleqtion Enters 2023 on Heels of Milestone Year

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

BOULDER, Colo., Jan. 11, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Infleqtion, the global quantum ecosystem leader, today announced the completion of an impressive 2022, with momentum across all business units, including revenue, headcount, technical milestones, industry partnerships, leadership expansion and more.

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  • "The quantum industry continues to mature, and we're not just growing alongside it - we're powering its evolution at a rapid clip," said Scott Faris, CEO, Infleqtion.
  • "Infleqtion cemented its reputation as the global quantum ecosystem leader in 2022 highlighted by a new round of funding, and numerous product accolades.
  • These accomplishments will help move quantum beyond research and development to bring commercialized quantum solutions to the world."
  • The company, formerly known as ColdQuanta, recently launched a new umbrella brand, Infleqtion, which reflects the maturation and evolution of the company and industry towards commercialization.

ACC Applauds EPA's Investment in Local Communities Through $100 Million in Environmental Justice Grants Under the Inflation Reduction Act

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Tuesday, January 10, 2023

WASHINGTON, Jan. 10, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Chemistry Council (ACC) issued the following statement applauding the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) investment in local communities through $100 million in environmental justice grants under the Inflation Reduction Act.

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  • WASHINGTON, Jan. 10, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Chemistry Council (ACC) issued the following statement applauding the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) investment in local communities through $100 million in environmental justice grants under the Inflation Reduction Act.
  • "ACC applauds EPA Administrator Regan, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Schumer, Senator Duckworth and Congressman Grijalva for their work to increase investment in low-income and communities of color to advance environmental equity.
  • ACC and our members have a long history of engaging and supporting communities, regardless of creed, color or social standing.
  • ACC looks forward to working with Administrator Regan and federal and local stakeholders to address environmental justice priorities, protect the health and safety of communities and create an equitable future for all."

Arizonans for Responsible Tourism Launches Super Bowl Preparedness Campaign for Short-Term Rental Hosts

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Monday, January 9, 2023

GLENDALE, Ariz., Jan. 9, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Arizonans for Responsible Tourism (AZRT) has launched the Pregame Prep campaign to help Arizona short-term rental hosts in the Glendale-Phoenix metro area get ready to host around Super Bowl LVII. The hosting education series covers two key areas:

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  • GLENDALE, Ariz., Jan. 9, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Arizonans for Responsible Tourism (AZRT) has launched the Pregame Prep campaign to help Arizona short-term rental hosts in the Glendale-Phoenix metro area get ready to host around Super Bowl LVII.
  • AZRT has teamed up with Vrbo, a leading travel platform and sponsor of 2022's Fiesta Bowl in Glendale; GovOS, a short-term rental compliance software; and Rent Responsibly, a community building and education platform for short-term rental operators.
  • Vrbo is thrilled to be a partner in this multifaceted education campaign to ensure that Arizona short-term rental hosts and travelers have the tools and resources needed to succeed."
  • "The short-term rental community here is pioneering collaborative solutions that are sure to have a positive domino effect to other communities."

Deloitte's Washington National Tax Practice Names Capitol Hill Tax and Policy Veteran Anna Taylor as Deputy Managing Principal of Tax Policy Group

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Monday, January 9, 2023

WASHINGTON, Jan. 9, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Deloitte announced today that Anna Taylor — former tax and economic policy principal advisor to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) — has joined Deloitte's Washington National Tax practice as the deputy managing principal of the Tax Policy Group. With nearly two decades of Capitol Hill experience, Taylor has a keen understanding of current legislative dynamics, as well as factors and barriers to legislative success.

Key Points: 
  • With nearly two decades of Capitol Hill experience, Taylor has a keen understanding of current legislative dynamics, as well as factors and barriers to legislative success.
  • "Deloitte's capabilities will be enhanced now that Anna Taylor has joined our team as the deputy managing principal of the Tax Policy Group," said Banks Edwards , managing partner, Washington National Tax, Deloitte Tax LLP.
  • "Anna's experience and perspective will provide our clients with timely insights into the tax policy making process on Capitol Hill.
  • "While 2023 promises a divided government, tax policy will not be dormant," commented Jon Traub , managing principal, Tax Policy, Washington National Tax, Deloitte Tax LLP.

USPS Delivered 54.4 Million Ballots During 2022 Midterm Elections

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Monday, January 9, 2023

WASHINGTON, Jan. 9, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Postal Service today issued its 2022 Post-Election Analysis Report of delivering the nation's Election Mail during the 2022 midterm elections. The Postal Service reported it successfully delivered 54.4 million ballots* to and from voters during the general election, with 98.96 percent of ballots delivered from voters to election officials in just three days. On average, completed ballots were delivered from voters to election officials in under two days. The full report is available here.

Key Points: 
  • WASHINGTON, Jan. 9, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Postal Service today issued its 2022 Post-Election Analysis Report of delivering the nation's Election Mail during the 2022 midterm elections.
  • The Postal Service reported it successfully delivered 54.4 million ballots* to and from voters during the general election, with 98.96 percent of ballots delivered from voters to election officials in just three days.
  • "Once again, our entire Postal Service team has successfully delivered the nation's ballots securely and on time," said Postmaster General and CEO Louis DeJoy.
  • Between Sept. 6 and Dec. 6, the Postal Service delivered more than 54.4 million ballots to and from election officials to voters through the U.S. Mail to support elections across the country.

US Senate Candidate Shannon Bray Becomes Official Brand Ambassador of WPT Token ($WPT), the First Project in Cryptocurrency to Partner with American Corporate Finance

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Friday, December 23, 2022

New York, New York--(Newsfile Corp. - December 23, 2022) - WPT Investing Corporation (WPT) announces Libertarian party Senate candidate, Shannon Bray, as official Brand Ambassador.

Key Points: 
  • New York, New York--(Newsfile Corp. - December 23, 2022) - WPT Investing Corporation (WPT) announces Libertarian party Senate candidate, Shannon Bray, as official Brand Ambassador.
  • "Shannon shares in our long-term vision of bringing legitimacy to the crypto space and regulated projects like ours," said WPT CEO, Jonathan Menjivar.
  • "Our token is the first venture to bridge the gap between corporate finance and the Blockchain."
  • WPT is directly addressing this as they continue to bridge the gap between corporate America Merchant Cash Advance private financing and Blockchain.

SEC Announces Departure of Dan Berkovitz; Megan Barbero Named General Counsel

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Thursday, December 22, 2022

Megan Barbero, currently SEC Principal Deputy General Counsel, will be appointed General Counsel, effective upon Mr. Berkovitz’s departure.

Key Points: 
  • Megan Barbero, currently SEC Principal Deputy General Counsel, will be appointed General Counsel, effective upon Mr. Berkovitz’s departure.
  • "Dan has led the Office of General Counsel during a time in which we’ve proposed critical reforms throughout the capital markets.
  • Before joining the SEC, Ms. Barbero served as Deputy General Counsel for the U.S. House of Representatives, where she managed strategic litigation for the House.
  • "I am very grateful for Dan's leadership of the Office of General Counsel during this critical time, and I will miss working with him," said Megan Barbero.

MAT Act Signed Into Law, NABP Applauds Benefits for Overdose Prevention and Recovery Support

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Thursday, January 5, 2023

The MAT Act will help turn the tide of the overdose crisis by saving thousands of lives from overdoses and supporting long-term recovery from OUD.

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  • The MAT Act will help turn the tide of the overdose crisis by saving thousands of lives from overdoses and supporting long-term recovery from OUD.
  • By passing the MAT Act, Congress has acted to prevent future overdose deaths and support people with SUD in securing recovery.
  • NABP is one of nearly 550 organizations that called on Congress and the White House to pass the MAT Act.
  • The MAT Act was among the most broadly supported pieces of overdose prevention legislation introduced this session.

Biden Signs Five Animal Protection Measures into Law

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Friday, December 30, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 30, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Yesterday, President Joe Biden inked the last of five animal protection measures into law in the year-end spending bill to fund the Federal Government for FY2023.

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  • WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 30, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Yesterday, President Joe Biden inked the last of five animal protection measures into law in the year-end spending bill to fund the Federal Government for FY2023.
  • Biden signed into statute the Big Cat Public Safety Act and Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act in the preceding weeks as well.
  • Animal Wellness Action launched a new site, www.HISAWatchdog.org , to help facilitate communication and keep a watchful eye on regulators.
  • With the enactment of these new measures, Animal Wellness Action has helped secure a total of 12 new animal protection laws within four years since the organization was formed in 2018.

Physicians for Informed Consent (PIC) Updates Its 'Aluminum - Vaccine Risk Statement': Document Includes Data on Association Between Aluminum in Vaccines and Childhood Asthma

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Thursday, December 29, 2022

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Dec. 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Physicians for Informed Consent ( PIC ) has released an update to its Aluminum  - Vaccine Risk Statement (VRS) titled "Aluminum in Vaccines: What Parents Need to Know."

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  • NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Dec. 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Physicians for Informed Consent ( PIC ) has released an update to its Aluminum  - Vaccine Risk Statement (VRS) titled "Aluminum in Vaccines: What Parents Need to Know."
  • The concise, two-page educational document — which serves to answer important questions about the risks of aluminum-containing vaccines — now includes important data about a study's link between aluminum in vaccines and asthma.
  • "Overexposure to aluminum may lead to significant harm," said Dr. Shira Miller, founder and president of Physicians for Informed Consent.
  • To read or download the educational document "Aluminum in Vaccines: What Parents Need to Know," please visit physiciansforinformedconsent.org/aluminum .