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DE Governor Carney’s Lackluster Response to Political Opposition Shows Just How Out of Touch He Is, Says Citizens for Transparency and Inclusion PAC

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 2:00pm

Rather than answer the tough questions about the countless neighborhoods he has left vulnerable to police brutality or his failure to protect communities of color from the deadly coronavirus, his campaign predictably resorted to ad hominem attacks and canned talking points.

Key Points: 
  • Rather than answer the tough questions about the countless neighborhoods he has left vulnerable to police brutality or his failure to protect communities of color from the deadly coronavirus, his campaign predictably resorted to ad hominem attacks and canned talking points.
  • Diversity transferred is NOT diversity created.
  • Governor Carneys lackluster response to the issues this Committee has raised is a stark reminder that the only thing he cares about is protecting the Delaware Way that keeps entrenched interests in power, while those in need continue to struggle.
  • Citizens for Transparency and Inclusion is a Political Action Committee that promotes transparency, accountability, diversity, and inclusion in Delaware's state government and court system.

GTY Technology's Sherpa Government Solutions Selected by the City and County of San Francisco

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 2:00pm

GTY Technology Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: GTYH) (GTY), a leading provider of SaaS/Cloud solutions for the public sector, announced today that its budgeting unit, Sherpa Government Solutions (Sherpa), has been selected by the City and County of San Francisco, CA (City) to implement its Budget Formulation and Management (BFM) software solution.

Key Points: 
  • GTY Technology Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: GTYH) (GTY), a leading provider of SaaS/Cloud solutions for the public sector, announced today that its budgeting unit, Sherpa Government Solutions (Sherpa), has been selected by the City and County of San Francisco, CA (City) to implement its Budget Formulation and Management (BFM) software solution.
  • The City will use BFM to formulate their $12.3 billion annual budget using a comprehensive, collaborative process encompassing 54 departments and approximately 38,000 budgeted employees.
  • Sherpa BFM is a cloud-based software application offering that provides budgeting and transparency solutions for state and local governments.
  • Sherpa BFM has comprehensive out-of-the-box features that are highly configurable to meet the unique needs of the public sector.

California Water District Goes Live with Tyler Technologies’ Incode Solution

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 2:17pm

Tyler Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: TYL) today announced that the West Valley Water District (WVWD) in Rialto, California, has successfully implemented Tylers Incode and Tyler Content Manager solutions, which will help provide for better human resources and financial management for the agency.

Key Points: 
  • Tyler Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: TYL) today announced that the West Valley Water District (WVWD) in Rialto, California, has successfully implemented Tylers Incode and Tyler Content Manager solutions, which will help provide for better human resources and financial management for the agency.
  • Prior to Tyler Incode, WVWD used an antiquated mainframe-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution that had been in place since 2003.
  • After seeing Incode in action at nearby local agencies and viewing a demonstration of the product, WVWD selected Incode to improve the districts core business processes.
  • The Tyler Incode technology works seamlessly with WVWD services, allowing the agency to connect to West Valley ratepayers more efficiently and effectively.

Iteris Awarded $5.4 Million Contract Extension by San Francisco Bay Area Metropolitan Transportation Commission

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 1:30pm

(NASDAQ: ITI), the global leader in smart mobility infrastructure management, today announced the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) has awarded Iteris a $5.4 million contract extension to continue its use of Iteris next-generation traveler information services solution to power the San Francisco Bay Area's 511 traveler information system .

Key Points: 
  • (NASDAQ: ITI), the global leader in smart mobility infrastructure management, today announced the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) has awarded Iteris a $5.4 million contract extension to continue its use of Iteris next-generation traveler information services solution to power the San Francisco Bay Area's 511 traveler information system .
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200811005240/en/
    Iteris Awarded $5.4 Million Contract Extension by San Francisco Bay Area Metropolitan Transportation Commission (Photo: Business Wire)
    Iteris has been providing key services of the 511 SF Bay traveler information system to the MTC since 2015 and the new contract extension will continue this partnership a further two years.
  • Iteris is excited to extend our partnership with the San Francisco Bay Area MTC by continuing to operate key services of the regions 511 traveler information system, said Scott Carlson, vice president and assistant general manager, Transportation Systems at Iteris.
  • These statements include, but are not limited to, statements about the awarded contract and capabilities and benefits of our ClearRoute traveler information services.

Arizona Bioscience Week Celebrates Life & Science in 2020

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 12:22am

The Arizona Bioindustry Association ( AZBio) today announced the lineup for the fifth annual Arizona Bioscience Week including its schedule of daily online community educational programs, a 1-hour television special Celebrating Life & Science, and the White Hat Life Science Investor Conference.

Key Points: 
  • The Arizona Bioindustry Association ( AZBio) today announced the lineup for the fifth annual Arizona Bioscience Week including its schedule of daily online community educational programs, a 1-hour television special Celebrating Life & Science, and the White Hat Life Science Investor Conference.
  • Arizonans and guests from across the country will have the ability to engage in Arizona Bioscience Week Activities through the Arizona Bioscience Week App which will contain the schedule, program details, and access information for all programs and activities.
  • Arizona Bioscience Week is hosted by AZBio and Arizonas Bioscience Community and presented thanks to the generous support of the Arizona Commerce Authority, the City of Phoenix, and the Flinn Foundation.
  • For 17 years, the Arizona Bioindustry Association (AZBio) has supported life science innovation and life science innovators in Arizona.

Bay Area News Group Editorializes: Vote No on 21

Monday, August 10, 2020 - 6:29pm

The Bay Area News Group, publishers of the San Jose Mercury News, the East Bay Times, and more than a dozen community newspapers and news websites with five million readers weekly, today became the latest editorial board to urge readers to vote no on Proposition 21.

Key Points: 
  • The Bay Area News Group, publishers of the San Jose Mercury News, the East Bay Times, and more than a dozen community newspapers and news websites with five million readers weekly, today became the latest editorial board to urge readers to vote no on Proposition 21.
  • Thats when 59% of California voters wisely rejected a measure that would have allowed cities to impose tougher local rent control restrictions, notes the editorial.
  • Read the full editorial here: https://www.mercurynews.com/2020/08/07/editorial-more-rent-control-wont-...
    In addition to the Mercury News and East Bay Times, the Bay Area News Group includes the Marin Independent Journal, Walnut Creek Journal, Alameda Journal, Los Gatos Weekly Times, The Argus, and The Daily News plus local websites such as bayarea.com.
  • Ad paid for by No on Prop 21: Californians for Responsible Housing, a coalition of seniors, veterans, affordable housing advocates, labor & social justice organizations, sponsored by California Apartment Association.

Proposition 21 Campaign: SEIU California Joins Growing List of Unions, Workers to Support Fair Housing

Monday, August 10, 2020 - 6:01pm

Housing justice advocates and champions of Proposition 21 today announced that the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) California endorsed Prop 21, the November 2020 state ballot initiative that will limit unfair rent increase and preserve affordable housing in California.

Key Points: 
  • Housing justice advocates and champions of Proposition 21 today announced that the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) California endorsed Prop 21, the November 2020 state ballot initiative that will limit unfair rent increase and preserve affordable housing in California.
  • SEIU California is a 700,000-member union made up of nurses, healthcare workers, janitors, social workers, security officers, in-home caregivers, school and university employees, court workers, and city, county, and state employees.
  • The union joins an ever-expanding list of federal and state elected officials, local city councils, and social, housing, and racial justice organizations to support the fight for housing justice in California.
  • SEIU members are taking a stand: we support Prop 21 because California cant wait any longer to help families make the rent.

Harper Capital Closes Five HUD-insured Loans in July Totaling $60+ Million

Monday, August 10, 2020 - 4:19pm

Harper Capital, a leading lender specializing in HUD-insured loans, today announced the successful closings of five HUD-insured refinances in July totaling $64 million.

Key Points: 
  • Harper Capital, a leading lender specializing in HUD-insured loans, today announced the successful closings of five HUD-insured refinances in July totaling $64 million.
  • Jason Langer, Harper Capital vice president, identified this opportunity for the borrower.
  • The transaction enabled the borrower to lock in a historically low interest rate, fixed for the 40-year, fully-amortizing loan term.
  • Harper Capital helped the project receive green certification, which reduced the Mortgage Insurance Premium (MIP) rate to HUDs 25 basis-point minimum.

$1 Million PAC Effort Launched Against Governor John Carney to Hold Him Accountable for Failures in Criminal Justice Reform and Covid-19 Response by Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware

Monday, August 10, 2020 - 8:15pm

The PAC, Citizens for Transparency and Inclusion, expects to spend upwards of $1 million ahead of the coming Primary Election in September and General Election in November.

Key Points: 
  • The PAC, Citizens for Transparency and Inclusion, expects to spend upwards of $1 million ahead of the coming Primary Election in September and General Election in November.
  • The PAC will launch this week with a $150,000 commercial ad buy slamming the Governor.
  • Why is Governor Carney so afraid to stand up to the legal and corporate insiders that make up the states ruling class?
  • As Governor Carney travels across Delaware looking for votes, he must be held accountable to his voters.

NOR Expands MCInfo Insurance Filing Services to Washington

Monday, August 10, 2020 - 2:00pm

We are excited to enable users to efficiently submit and track insurance filings to Washington using MCInfo, said Laura Johnson, General Manager of NOR.

Key Points: 
  • We are excited to enable users to efficiently submit and track insurance filings to Washington using MCInfo, said Laura Johnson, General Manager of NOR.
  • MCInfo users can generate and submit three forms to Washington through MCInfo:
    Later this year, NOR will partner with the Washington Department of Licensing to offer options to file high-risk personal auto insurance forms SR-22 and SR-26 through MCInfo.
  • MCInfo speeds up the submission process and increases transparency by providing visibility and tracking of insurance filings through the approval process.
  • Through the Motor Carrier Information Exchange (MCInfo) system, NOR partners with participating states nationwide to provide secure and efficient insurance certificate filing services to insurance companies, filing agencies, and managing general agents.