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TX Governor Abbott Visits Nation’s Busiest Port

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Wednesday, October 5, 2022

On Tuesday, Texas Governor Greg Abbott met at Port Houston offices with Chairman Ric Campo, Executive Director Roger Guenther, and Houston Ship Channel leaders representing energy and petrochemical industries.

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  • On Tuesday, Texas Governor Greg Abbott met at Port Houston offices with Chairman Ric Campo, Executive Director Roger Guenther, and Houston Ship Channel leaders representing energy and petrochemical industries.
  • During a roundtable discussion, Governor Abbott received an update on Port Houston, on Project 11 the $1 billion widening of the Houston Ship Channel and other matters of concern.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20221005005775/en/
    On Tuesday, Texas Governor Greg Abbott (center) at Port Houston offices in a roundtable discussion with Port Houston Chairman Ric Campo (blue sport coat), Executive Director Roger Guenther (on the right of Gov.
  • A press conference was held following the meeting, at which Governor Abbott remarked that he was amazed to learn this port is growing faster in container volume than any of the other major U.S. ports.

BUENO BEVERAGE JOINS TEAMSTERS LOCAL 948

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Wednesday, October 5, 2022

VISALIA, Calif., Oct. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Drivers, salesman and merchandisers at Bueno Beverage have voted to join Teamsters Local 948.

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  • VISALIA, Calif., Oct. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Drivers, salesman and merchandisers at Bueno Beverage have voted to join Teamsters Local 948.
  • "These are the first of what will be many beverage workers to join the Teamsters throughout the San Joaquin Valley."
  • Local 948 has filed charges against the company at the National Labor Relations Board on their behalf.
  • Teamsters Local 948 represents over 4,000 workers in brewing, manufacturing and a wide variety of other industries.

Kit Carson Electric Cooperative Awarded $800,000 for Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Stations across Northern New Mexico

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Wednesday, October 5, 2022

The NMDOT award for KCEC will provide funding for engineering services, design, and installation of electric vehicle (EV) DC fast charging stations across seven New Mexico locations under the NMDOT Level 3 Direct Current Electric Vehicle Charging Station Grant Program.

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  • The NMDOT award for KCEC will provide funding for engineering services, design, and installation of electric vehicle (EV) DC fast charging stations across seven New Mexico locations under the NMDOT Level 3 Direct Current Electric Vehicle Charging Station Grant Program.
  • With the new charging sites, KCEC will have 50 total EV charging stations and expand its contribution toward New Mexicos statewide objective to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 45% by the year 2030.
  • Formed in 1944, Kit Carson is a member owned electric distribution cooperative in northern New Mexico and is the second largest cooperative in the state.
  • Kit Carson is one of 16 electric cooperatives that serve rural New Mexico communities, serving nearly 30,000 members in Taos, Colfax and Rio Arriba counties.

Former Government Regulators Susan Evans and General Bentley Nettles Join GrayRobinson National Alcohol Beverage Practice

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Wednesday, October 5, 2022

GrayRobinson today announced former Director of the U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureaus (TTB) Office of Industry and State Outreach Susan Evans and former Executive Director of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) Brigadier General (BVT) Bentley Nettles have joined the firms recognized National Alcohol Beverage Practice.

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  • GrayRobinson today announced former Director of the U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureaus (TTB) Office of Industry and State Outreach Susan Evans and former Executive Director of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) Brigadier General (BVT) Bentley Nettles have joined the firms recognized National Alcohol Beverage Practice.
  • We are pleased to announce Susan Evans and General Bentley Nettles have joined forces with our National Alcohol Beverage Practice to address the regulatory needs for our clients, said GrayRobinson Regulated Products Section Chair Richard Blau .
  • Ive long respected the attorneys and advisors at GrayRobinson, and Im thrilled to join the National Alcohol Beverage Team.
  • Im thrilled to have the opportunity to work with the nationally recognized alcohol beverage practice at GrayRobinson, said Nettles.

New Jersey Transit Innovation Team Named Winner in Second Annual IDC Best in Future of Digital Innovation Awards

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Wednesday, October 5, 2022

International Data Corporation ( IDC ) today announced winners of the second annual IDC Future Enterprise Best in Future of Digital Innovation North America Awards .

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  • International Data Corporation ( IDC ) today announced winners of the second annual IDC Future Enterprise Best in Future of Digital Innovation North America Awards .
  • As a result, NJT "invented" the future a "single stack" configuration of hardware, software, and standard operating procedures.
  • After confirming the technology, the Innovation Team installed the configured objects in four train stations and two trains.
  • "Winners in our annual Best in Future of Digital Innovation Awards represent those modern organizations that have successfully transformed from digital technology consumers to large-scale digital innovators," said Nancy Gohring , research director, Future of Digital Innovation at IDC.

Craig Behm named President and CEO for CRISP and CRISP Shared Services

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Wednesday, October 5, 2022

As part of the COVID-19 response efforts, CRISP mastered lab results and vaccination data to enable a data-driven pandemic response in their region.

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  • As part of the COVID-19 response efforts, CRISP mastered lab results and vaccination data to enable a data-driven pandemic response in their region.
  • CRISP shares the technologies it develops with other HIEs nationwide through CRISP Shared Services.
  • Behm replaces David Horrocks, who was president and CEO of CRISP when it was created in 2009.
  • CRISP Shared Services (CSS) is a nonprofit support organization that provides technology infrastructure and other core services to Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) across the country.

Aderant Launches Milana, Next-Generation Cloud Docketing Solution

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Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Today, Aderant announces the launch of Milana , a revolutionary new cloud docketing solution which combines the best of CompuLaw, including its industry-leading court rules, with the rich feature set of American LegalNet (ALN) solutions to create a best-of-both-worlds cloud product.

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  • Today, Aderant announces the launch of Milana , a revolutionary new cloud docketing solution which combines the best of CompuLaw, including its industry-leading court rules, with the rich feature set of American LegalNet (ALN) solutions to create a best-of-both-worlds cloud product.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20221005005162/en/
    Aderant's Milana cloud docketing solution provides interactive dashboards for stakeholders with a holistic view of litigation activity firmwide.
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    Milana represents the future of docketing, and the future is here, remarked Chris Cartrett , President and CEO of Aderant.
  • The Docketing team at Aderant is incredibly excited to launch Milana, the next generation of docketing technology, commented Dan Biegel , VP of Product Management for Docketing at Aderant.

EnPower Opens America’s Newest Gigawatt Factory

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Wednesday, October 5, 2022

At 11 AM Oct. 5 EnPower, Inc. , the US-owned fast-charge battery company, opens its first production facility in Indianapolis.

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  • At 11 AM Oct. 5 EnPower, Inc. , the US-owned fast-charge battery company, opens its first production facility in Indianapolis.
  • This facility is dedicated to producing next generation American-made lithium-ion batteries, a crucial component of our zero-emission future.
  • The 92,000-square-foot production facility will open with an initial capacity of 800 MWh, quickly growing to well in excess of 1 GWh.
  • EnPower, Inc. , is a leader in advanced U.S. lithium-ion battery manufacturing.

MEDTRONIC SHAREHOLDER ALERT BY FORMER LOUISIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL: KAHN SWICK & FOTI, LLC REMINDS INVESTORS WITH LOSSES IN EXCESS OF $100,000 of Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Class Action Lawsuit Against Medtronic plc - MDT

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Wednesday, October 5, 2022

This action is pending in the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota.

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  • This action is pending in the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota.
  • If you wish to serve as a lead plaintiff in this class action, you must petition the Court by November 7, 2022.
  • Medtronic and certain of its executives are charged with failing to disclose material information during the Class Period, violating federal securities laws.
  • About Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC
    KSF, whose partners include former Louisiana Attorney General Charles C. Foti, Jr., is one of the nations premier boutique securities litigation law firms.

The Latino Community Foundation to Host: 5-Year Wildfire Anniversary to Honor Grassroots Leadership & Unveil to Lift up its Revolutionizing Model for Disaster Philanthropy

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

What: LCFs Just Recovery Partnership was born out of its Wildfire Relief Fund begun in 2017.

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  • What: LCFs Just Recovery Partnership was born out of its Wildfire Relief Fund begun in 2017.
  • To date, LCFs model of investing in grassroots leadership to leverage a just recovery has transformed the region and the state.
  • Together, Latino nonprofits have increased voter turnout by 12%, census participation by 2%, and Latino representation in government-led efforts in recovery.
  • LCFs visionary Just Recovery Partnership ensures that Latinos are front and center in developing solutions for climate change and community resilience.