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5 Jul 2011, 1:48 pm by Emily Kesler
An article titled “Feds Creating Mobile Government Model for Agencies” by Brian Heaton posted July 1 on govtech.com talks about a program launched in June called Making Mobile Gov ?that will establish a community-generated wiki and toolkit on how to implement mobile websites and applications that better serve citizens who need information from the government while on-the-go. To read the full article click here. Bookmark us [read post]
12 Dec 2013, 5:16 am by Vishnu S
Sibani Panda, Research Associate A Contract is an agreement enforceable by law which offers personal rights, and imposes personal obligations, which the law protects and enforces against the parties to...The post Government as a Contracting Party appeared first on The Lex-Warrier. [read post]
8 Aug 2012, 4:14 pm by Laura Orr
I was visiting the ever-enlightening FGI blog (Free Government Information) and came across a blog post about this treasure: State Agency Databases Across the Fifty StatesYou can link directly to the State Agency Databases Across the Fifty States and if you do, make sure to click on the Oregon link, which was set up by the very talented Oregon librarian, Liz Paulus. [read post]
14 Jul 2011, 7:31 pm by kjr32
By Brian M. Kolb, New York State Assembly Republican Leader In the lead article of the inaugural issue of the Albany Government Law Review’s New York Legislation book, Assembly Republican Leader Brian Kolb convincingly advocates for a “People’s Constitutional Convention.”  … Continue reading ? [read post]
11 Oct 2011, 5:01 am by Ashley Moye
Image from ombwatch.org Interested in open government law and practice?  Curious about the rights of reporters and other citizens to see government information and be allowed to attend meetings at both the state and local level?  Check out the freely available Open Government Guide, published by The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press. Written in a standard outline format by volunteer attorneys, easily navigated through a tree on the left with content displaying on your main screen, this… [read post]
1 Mar 2010, 10:47 am by George Wilson
The Fiscal Year 2009 Financial Report of the United States Government — along with various related publications — is available from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) . As stated there: The Secretary of the Treasury, in coordination with the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is required annually to submit financial statements for [...] [read post]
27 Jan 2010, 11:44 pm by legalinformatics
Fenareti Lampathaki and colleagues at National Technical University of Athens, have published Cross-Dimensional Modelling Patterns to Empower Pan-European Business to Government Services Interoperability, in Proceedings of the Confederated International Workshops and Posters on On the Move to Meaningful Internet Systems: ADI, CAMS, EI2N, ISDE, IWSSA, MONET, OnToContent, ODIS, ORM, OTM Academy, SWWS, SEMELS, Beyond SAWSDL, and COMBEK 2009, at 152 (2009). Here is the abstract: “Pan-European policies… [read post]
24 Aug 2010, 3:28 pm by Raymond McKenzie
Click this link to view an excellent powerpoint presentation discussing the application process for Maryland Minority Business Enterprise status as found on the Maryland Transit Administration website: http://mta.maryland.gov/business/advertisingwithmta/MBE%20Certification%20Power%20Point%20Presentation.pdf Please contact me if you need assistance with your MBE certification. [read post]
9 Jul 2012, 8:05 pm by legalinformatics
Karen Suhaka of LegiNation and Dr. Joshua Tauberer of GovTrack gave a “lightning talk” presentation entitled Legislative Transparency: A Round Up of Efforts and Results to Date (featuring this GoogleDoc spreadsheet on Open Gov Business Models) at IOGDC 2012 Virtual Conference: International Open Government Data Conference, 7 July 2012. Part of the presentation concerned descriptions and examples of several different business models for using or reusing legislative and other government data. The… [read post]
7 Jun 2013, 9:02 am by D. Daxton White
Have you suffered losses in ProFunds US Government Plus fund?  If so, the securities attorneys of The White Law Group may be able to help you. ProFunds US Government Plus fund is a bond fund that invests primarily in long duration bonds.  As such, the fund is exposed to credit risk associated with an increase in interest rates. When interest rates rise, the value of long term bonds sold at lower interest rates decrease.  The longer the maturity of the bond the greater the… [read post]
30 Mar 2011, 4:38 am by Dianne Saxe
Steady as she goes: not much changed in yesterday’s provincial budget for the environment. Most of the budget is devoted to the many achievements resulting from past/ existing initiatives. The province is pressing ahead with its Clean Energy Plan, continuing its existing support for public transit, and funding some water conservation pilot projects. The major impact of the budget is likely to come from further reductions in the public service: “In the 2009 Budget, the… [read post]
24 Aug 2010, 9:09 am by Raymond McKenzie
Many of my woman-owned business clients want information dealing with the certification process in order for their businesses to get certified in Maryland as a woman-owned business. If you are a woman-owned business and you want to do business with Montgomery County or the state of Maryland, check out the following link from the Montgomery County Department of Economic Development website which contains a ton of useful information: http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/dedtmpl.asp?url=/content/ded/… [read post]
1 Feb 2010, 6:49 pm by legalinformatics
Professor Rachid Benlamri of the Lakehead University Department of Software Engineering, and colleagues, have published Secure Human Face Authentication for Mobile E-government Transactions, 8 International Journal of Mobile Communications 71 (2010). Here is the abstract: This paper describes a joint biometric-cryptographic authentication system for mobile e-government transactions. The system can be used to verify, prove, and enforce ‘mobile contracts’. The proposed system offers a… [read post]
25 Feb 2014, 10:32 pm by Whitcomb Law PC
C&D Construction’s GAO Bid Protest against RUSH Construction C&D Construction argued in its bid protest that RUSH Construction’s bid to repair the Canaveral Lock East and West Canaveral Lock and Barge Canal should have been rejected as nonresponsive. The Invitation for Bids (IFB) incorporated the provisions of the FAR, which provided for evaluation of price as the sum of all base and optional prices, FAR § 52.217-5. The 5th amendment to the IFB included several changes,… [read post]
7 Jul 2011, 11:19 pm by Kurt O'Keefe, Attorney at Law
We have bailed out the mortgage companies that brought us the foreclosure crisis, now the states and a federal government agencies are on the verge of a sellout buyout by the bad guys for fraudulent foreclosures. The Office of Comptroller of the Currency, or OCC, and the attorney generals for all 50 states are participating in the talks, with five of the main crooks: J. P. Morgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Ally Financial (formerly GMAC), Citigroup and Bank of (everything in) America. The sum of $20… [read post]
6 Mar 2014, 10:49 pm by Whitcomb Law PC
Can an Agency Evaluate the Past Performance of a Key Subcontractor? Download Case GAO Bid Protest-In the Matter of: Hughes Group Solutions The GAO took up the bid protest from Hughes Group Solutions, who protested the contract award for transient aircraft/alert services at Kirtland Air Force Base.  The protester contested the awardee’s 8(a) status, and also that the agency unreasonably credited the experience and past performance of its subcontractor.  The agency advised… [read post]
26 Jan 2011, 2:06 pm by Raymond McKenzie
A local business owner came to me recently in order to appeal MDOT’s denial of an application for Maryland DBE/MBE certification. Since I had never before read an MDOT denial opinion, there were several interesting issues raised by MDOT that I thought were worth discussing. 1. Ownership – The owners of the business are a husband and wife, and the wife applied as the majority owner of the business for MBE Certification. MDOT focused in part in denying the application on the fact that when the… [read post]
18 Mar 2013, 5:02 am by Dianne Saxe
The Environmental Law Centre of the University of Victoria has written to Suzanne Legault, Information Commissioner of Canada, asking her, pursuant to s. 30(1)(f) of the Access to Information Act,to:  investigate the federal government’s policies and actions to obstruct the right of the public and the media to speak to government scientists. “We request that you initiate an investigation under s. 30(1)(f) of the Access to Information Act into the systematic efforts by… [read post]
1 Aug 2011, 5:53 am by thejaghunter
Click on Robert Hefner’s illustration for the Mr. Martin’s full report “…the day is coming when there will be bloody war, like it or not. Those of us who are committed to the concept of human freedom are not willing to give up another inch of liberty to the progressives. And we are committed to getting back the liberties lost in those dark areas of the country where the babbling, blathering bloviation of progressive buffoons holds sway.” LINK Continue reading on Examiner.com Why… [read post]
29 Jan 2014, 4:24 pm by Whitcomb Law PC
GAO bid protest turns on whether the Department of the Army offered meaningful discussion to disappointed bidder This  case study is about a January 22, 2014, GAO bid protest named Matter of: Geo Marine, Inc. (GMI)/Burns & McDonnell Engineering, Inc., Joint Venture. In their protest, GEO Marine, Inc. (GMI), alleged in their GAO bid protest that their proposal was rejected without adequate discussion of their deficiencies. Specifically, the agency, the Department of the Army, Corps… [read post]