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Innocent School Construction CEO Vindicated in Publicly Damaging Investigation

Friday, July 30, 2021 - 8:56pm

The Riverside County District Attorneys office dismissed all charges against Ontario-based Neff Construction CEO Edward Mierau after an almost four-year investigation.

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  • The Riverside County District Attorneys office dismissed all charges against Ontario-based Neff Construction CEO Edward Mierau after an almost four-year investigation.
  • Mierau has never been in trouble before and had enjoyed a sterling statewide reputation for school construction that was nearly ruined by the false charges.
  • My innocence and that of our company, Neff Construction, have been vindicated, said Mierau.
  • This investigation was riddled with errors and misrepresentations that led to wrongful accusations against an innocent man and company with stellar, untarnished reputations.

Locast Brings Free Local TV Streaming Service to Milwaukee

Friday, July 30, 2021 - 11:15am

MILWAUKEE, July 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Locast, America’s only nonprofit, free, local broadcast TV digital translator streaming service, is now delivering more than 40 local TV channels via the internet – for free – to the more than 2.3 million residents living in the Milwaukee, Wisconsin, TV market, which includes cities from Sheboygan to Kenosha. Milwaukee is Locast’s 36th market and is the second Locast market to launch in Wisconsin after streaming local TV channels in Madison in January.

Key Points: 
  • MILWAUKEE, July 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Locast , Americas only nonprofit, free, local broadcast TV digital translator streaming service, is now delivering more than 40 local TV channels via the internet for free to the more than 2.3 million residents living in the Milwaukee, Wisconsin, TV market, which includes cities from Sheboygan to Kenosha.
  • Milwaukee is Locasts 36th market and is the second Locast market to launch in Wisconsin after streaming local TV channels in Madison in January.
  • Locast is an invaluable free tool for residents to stay informed about major storms, health updates, local news, weather, and sports through their local broadcast TV stations.
  • Locast .org, Americas only nonprofit, free, local broadcast TV digital translator live TV streaming service, was founded by Sports Fans Coalition NY (SFCNY), a New York-based nonprofit, fan-advocacy group formed in 2017.

GrayRobinson Attorney Tom Cloud Receives Prestigious Paul S. Buchman Award from FMAA

Friday, July 30, 2021 - 5:55pm

GrayRobinson today announced Attorney Thomas Cloud is a recipient of the 2021 Paul S. Buchman Award by the Florida Municipal Attorneys Association (FMAA) for his contributions to the field of municipal law.

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  • GrayRobinson today announced Attorney Thomas Cloud is a recipient of the 2021 Paul S. Buchman Award by the Florida Municipal Attorneys Association (FMAA) for his contributions to the field of municipal law.
  • FMAA annually presents the Paul S. Buchman Award to the states most outstanding municipal attorney in honor of Buchman, an attorney who spent his career representing municipalities and who contributed tirelessly and unselfishly to Floridas municipal community.
  • Cloud is board certified in City, County and Local Government Law, and has represented over 80 Florida cities, including six as city attorney.
  • Learn more about the Paul S. Buchman Award and access the list of previous recipients here .

Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware Slams 11th-Hour Chancery Court Decision to Uphold Majority of Skadden Arps’ Fees Following TransPerfect Lawyers’ Appeal

Friday, July 30, 2021 - 4:01pm

The Bouchard-era Chancery Court was so invested in protecting its handpicked Custodian - who had already bilked the company for more than $50 million in total fees - that it couldnt even hold itself accountable to its own decisions.

Key Points: 
  • The Bouchard-era Chancery Court was so invested in protecting its handpicked Custodian - who had already bilked the company for more than $50 million in total fees - that it couldnt even hold itself accountable to its own decisions.
  • They formed in April of 2016 to focus on raising awareness with Delaware residents, elected officials, and other stakeholders about the unprecedented forced sale of TransPerfect.
  • While their primary goal of saving the company has been accomplished, they continue their efforts to fight for more transparency in the Delaware Chancery Court.
  • For more information on Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware or to join the cause, visit DelawareForBusiness.org .

Idaho Offers Alternate Path for Evictions with Tyler Technologies’ Modria Solution

Friday, July 30, 2021 - 2:17pm

Tyler Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: TYL) announced today the Idaho Supreme Court has gone live on Tylers Modria online dispute resolution (ODR) solution , beginning as a pilot program in Ada County, Idaho.

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  • Tyler Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: TYL) announced today the Idaho Supreme Court has gone live on Tylers Modria online dispute resolution (ODR) solution , beginning as a pilot program in Ada County, Idaho.
  • This solution will help inform citizens needing help of the available programs to assist with rent relief once the moratorium ends.
  • Increasing access to justice is a top priority for Tyler, especially as families continue to face hardships from the COVID-19 pandemic, said Jamie Gillespie, general manager of Tylers Modria solution.
  • More information about Tyler Technologies, an S&P 500 company headquartered in Plano, Texas, can be found at tylertech.com .

Neighborhood Healthcare Celebrates Grand Opening of New Riverside Campus Developed in Partnership With Turner Impact Capital, Expanding Access to High-quality Healthcare

Friday, July 30, 2021 - 2:17am

The new campus was developed by Turner Impact Capital, a mission-driven social impact investment firm dedicated to tackling daunting societal challenges with sustainable, market-driven solutions.

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  • The new campus was developed by Turner Impact Capital, a mission-driven social impact investment firm dedicated to tackling daunting societal challenges with sustainable, market-driven solutions.
  • Turner Impact Capitals Turner Healthcare Facilities Fund (THFF) develops high-quality medical facilities for proven healthcare providers in communities with underserved patient populations.
  • Neighborhood Healthcare provides quality, compassionate, whole-person care to everyone, regardless of their circumstance, throughout San Diego and Riverside Counties.
  • Turner Impact Capital is the nations largest private equity real estate firm exclusively dedicated to social impact.

ComEd and Metropolitan Mayors Caucus Offer Grants to Illuminate Community Holiday Lighting Events

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 10:44pm

To extend warm feelings into the colder fall and winter seasons, ComEd and the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus today announced the launch of the ComEd Powering the Holidays Program.

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  • To extend warm feelings into the colder fall and winter seasons, ComEd and the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus today announced the launch of the ComEd Powering the Holidays Program.
  • This first-ever program will provide competitive grants of up to $2,500 each for community holiday lighting events across the northern Illinois areas ComEd serves.
  • ComEd is proud to be working with the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus to identify and support holiday lighting programs that provide pathways for people to gain a sense of belonging within their communities.
  • ComEd will provide the funding for the grants, and the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus will administer the grants to local communities.

Northern Virginia Talent Initiative Website Draws 483,000 Visitors and 72,000 Job Views

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 7:23pm

Just over one year after the official launch of its workinnorthernvirginia.com website and accompanying talent initiative funded by the Fairfax County government, the site created by the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) has logged more than 483,000 visitors and 72,000 job views.

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  • Just over one year after the official launch of its workinnorthernvirginia.com website and accompanying talent initiative funded by the Fairfax County government, the site created by the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) has logged more than 483,000 visitors and 72,000 job views.
  • The website connects a new and diverse talent pool in Northern Virginia and in key target markets such as the Bay Area and New York City with companies in the region.
  • Launched in collaboration with the Northern Virginia Economic Development Alliance (NOVA EDA), the site this morning lists more than 121,000 job opportunities from innovative local companies in industries ranging from cybersecurity to aerospace and healthcare.
  • Fairfax County funded the Economic Development Authoritys talent initiative to build awareness of the thousands of open jobs here and the quality of life that people can enjoy in Northern Virginia.

The Office of Public Works in Ireland Enhances Digital and Technology Strategy with 8x8 XCaaS

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 1:55pm

8x8, Inc. (NYSE: EGHT), a leading integrated cloud communications platform provider, today announced that the Office of Public Works (OPW) in Ireland has implemented 8x8 XCaaS (Experience Communications as a Service), an integrated contact centre , voice , video meetings , and chat solution, to enable its digital and technology strategy.

Key Points: 
  • 8x8, Inc. (NYSE: EGHT), a leading integrated cloud communications platform provider, today announced that the Office of Public Works (OPW) in Ireland has implemented 8x8 XCaaS (Experience Communications as a Service), an integrated contact centre , voice , video meetings , and chat solution, to enable its digital and technology strategy.
  • With 8x8 XCaaS, OPW is able to improve manageability and reliability, ensure organisational resilience, and enable an operate-from-anywhere workforce.
  • The OPW deployment of 8x8 XCaaS further demonstrates 8x8s continued growth within the Public Sector in Ireland and the UK:
    The number of UK public sector customers has nearly doubled year-over-year, ending March 31, 2021.
  • This UK public sector organization selected the 8x8 XCaaS solution to enhance the patient support and communication capabilities for more than 3,000 employees.

Serent Backs First Due, Emerging Leader in Fire and EMS Software

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 4:28pm

By leveraging First Due's product suite, first responder agencies can drive better decisions and ensure safer communities.

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  • By leveraging First Due's product suite, first responder agencies can drive better decisions and ensure safer communities.
  • We are excited to partner alongside them and help First Due scale," said Stewart Lynn , Partner at Serent Capital.
  • "We are excited to partner with Serent and the resources they bring to keep raising the bar.
  • First Due solves this by providing deep and natively built functionality across all areas of fire and EMS.