San Francisco has always been at the forefront of sustainable design and planning, and these days the city's Planning Department is hoping to go one step further. A task force has been established...
In 2012 North Dakota voters shot down a ballot measure which, if passed, would have abolished property taxes. That measure faced fierce opposition from elected leaders and special interest groups, lead by the North Dakota Chamber of Commerce, who called it “extremism” among other things. Their argument – the name of their group, in fact...
An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man is the latest victim in a series of unprovoked assaults in Brooklyn, and the NYPD Hate Crime Task Force is involved in the investigation. Eli Leidner, 26, was sucker-punched last night around 10:40 in Williamsburg, as he walked on Bedford Avenue between Taylor and Clymer Street. Show More Summary
According to reports Governor Jack Dalrymple is set to hold a press release tomorrow announcing the formation of a task force to address permanent property tax relief. That’s more than a little interesting, because during the legislative session earlier this year the Governor pushed, and legislators passed, what was described as “$850 million in property...
(BERLIN) — German authorities are posting online another 101 works from the huge trove of art found at a reclusive collector’s apartment in Munich, bringing the total so far to 219. The task force looking into the find said ThursdayShow More Summary
The Lesbian Task Force marks World AIDS Day, December 1, with a call for greater focus on and re-engagement in the fight against HIV/AIDS. The Task Force’s 26th National Conference on LGBT Equality: Creating Change (January 29 — February 2, 2014) will feature a plenary discussion between some of the leading voices of both the […]
Despite its claims to be "committed to strengthening Palestinian-American relations" as "an independent voice for Palestine," the American Task Force on Palestine (ATFP) has begun accepting funding from one of the most aggressive funders of anti-Palestinian and Islamophobic initiatives in the United States. Show More Summary
By Glynis Kazanjian | Maryland Reporter Drivers could be automatically registered to vote when they apply for their license, according to a proposal under consideration by a voting rights task force in Montgomery County. Current federal law requires Motor Vehicle Administration employees to ask customers if they would like to register to vote or update...
A 72-year-old Jewish woman was punched in the back of the head yesterday afternoon while walking in East New York, and the NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating whether the incident is another in a series of racially-motivated assaults on Jewish victims—and/or another "knockout game" attack. Show More Summary
The climate change executive order recently signed by President Barack Obama created a task force which will have the power to influence the construction industry and home building regulations in America.The task force created when President...Show More Summary
The National Pork Board has named a new task force that will examine consumer needs, animal care, sustainable pork production and other current challenges facing the industry to define a future vision of the Pork Checkoff and, on a larger scale, the entire pork industry.
The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) found insufficient evidence to recommend for or against screening for oral cancer by primary care physicians in asymptomatic adults, according to an article published in Annals of Internal Medicine. Show More Summary
As we age, we experience a progressive decline in many of our bodily functions. This decline can vary greatly from individual to individual. One 75 year old might still be very active and participate in strenuous physical activities, while another might require considerable assistance just to perform simple everyday tasks. Show More Summary
U.S. Marines supporting Joint Task Force 505 in Tacloban City have begun to redeploy due to the decreasing demand for unique U.S. military capabilities in recovery efforts. The government of the Philippines, with the U.S. Agency forShow More Summary
The U.S. Forest Service now offers access to variety of visitor maps for people using Android and iOS devices. The National Pork Board has named a new task force that will examine consumer needs, animal care, sustainable pork production and … Continue reading ?
Two U.S. Army UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters assigned to the 1st Battalion, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, Task Force Tigershark fly over Logar province, Afghanistan, during a personnel movement mission Nov. 11, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Capt. Peter Smedberg/Released.
By Rea Carey, Task Force Executive Director As an avid NPR listener, I’ve learned to keep tissues in my car because, on Friday mornings, I listen to Storycorps and, well, I admit it… I often cry. Sometimes out of the joy of the connection of the two people and sometimes because of the struggles they have gone […]
On Thursday, Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) compared "climate change" to steroids in sports after Democrats on the Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change met with officials from major sports leagues like the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL and the United States Olympic Committee behind closed doors. Show More Summary