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New Research Exposes Folly of Wisconsin’s Prevailing Wage Repeal Proposal

MADISON, Wis., June 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Just completed research by Colorado State University Economist Kevin Duncan and Smart Cities Prevail Researcher Alex Lantsberg reveals that Wisconsin's proposed prevailing wage repeal (AB 32) will cost the state nearly 9,000 jobs, $1.2 billion in economic output, $77 million in tax revenue, and will export an estimated $500 million in construction investments out of state.

Weitz and Luxenberg Exploring Southern California Oil Spill Victims’ Claims

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 21, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Weitz and Luxenberg P.C., today announced it is investigating claims from members of the fishing industry, property owners and others harmed by an oil spill that began Tuesday and blighted the shoreline just north of Santa Barbara, California.

5 Bars announces Bruce Banigan as Vice President

IRVINE, Calif., May 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 5 Bars(TM), a leader in wireless technology solutions, announced the appointment of Bruce Banigan as Vice President. 5 Bars is a premier neutral host provider of indoor/outdoor distributed antenna systems, Wi-Fi and small cells networks.

Former VMware Global VP Dane Smith Joins Civic Resource Group International as President

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 19, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Civic Resource Group Intl. (CRGI) is pleased to announce that Dane Smith has joined the company as President. Mr. Smith comes to CRGI from On-Ramp Wireless, an IoT technology provider. In his role, Mr. Smith will be responsible for providing strategic leadership for the Company by working with the CRGI Executive Team, their Advisory Board, and community leaders to establish long-term goals, strategies, plans, and policies for implementing successful Smart City campaigns globally.

SecuGen Hamster Pro 20 Fingerprint Reader Receives IP65 Certification

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 19, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SecuGen Corporation is pleased to announce that the Hamster Pro 20(TM) fingerprint reader has been certified IP65. The SecuGen Hamster Pro 20 has successfully passed tests for both dust and water ingress. These tests were performed by third party testing organizations in South Korea.

EPIC expands Employee Benefits Practice with the acquisition of Executive Financial, Inc. in Southern California

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today it has acquired Executive Financial, Inc., an employee benefits consulting firm specializing in executive benefits, life, and disability insurance strategies.

Former FBI Agent Turns Back the Clock with Release of ‘784 Broadway’

BOSTON, Mass., May 14, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- James Ring, author of the 5-star terrorist thriller 'Necessary Assets,' has shifted genres with his second book, '784 Broadway' (ISBN: 978-1506164182), where he brings to life his immigrant Italian heritage by recounting summer visits to his family's small greengrocer store in New York's Hudson Valley, Omni Publishing Company announced today.

L.A. Celebrates the 71st Anniversary of D-Day, 70th Anniversary of VE Day, and 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 13, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Celebrated philanthropists Jane and Bert Boeckmann of Galpin Ford and the Heritage League of the Second Air Division, announced today they have joined forces again to honor WWII Veterans at the 71th Anniversary D-Day Luncheon at The Proud Bird, in Los Angeles, on June 6. This year the luncheon will also celebrate the 70th Anniversary of VE Day, and the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War. All WWII and Vietnam Veterans, as well as their friends and family, are invited.

SecuGen Releases the U20-WR, a Water Resistant, FAP 20, PIV Fingerprint Sensor

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SecuGen Corporation is very pleased to announce the release of the U20-WR, a water resistant optical fingerprint sensor that is FAP 20 Mobile ID and PIV certified. The U20-WR captures very high quality images, is ultra-compact, rugged, and truly affordable. This new product is available immediately.

EPIC Strengthens Auto Dealer Programs with the acquisition of Sorci Insurance Brokerage Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today it has acquired Sorci Insurance Brokerage, Inc., a specialist in providing comprehensive Workers' Compensation Insurance services to New Car Auto Dealers in California.

Arkansas Mutual to Join Constellation

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., May 8, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company announced today that it will be joining Constellation, a mutual holding company, and its family of companies. Arkansas Mutual is a provider of medical professional liability insurance for physicians, located in Little Rock; it will be the third Constellation member company, joining MMIC and UMIA. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

County Awards Contract to CARR for Development of Assisted Living Facility Rating System

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 5, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The County of San Diego, Aging and Independence Services awarded Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) a fixed price contract for a pilot project to create a rating system for the County's assisted living facilities, and to develop a consumer-friendly website to display the ratings and facility information.

Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival Announces Three-Day Musical Lineup Featuring Jonathan Jackson + Enation, July 24-26, 2015

CHICAGO, Ill., May 5, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- How do you celebrate summer in Chicago? With Jeff Fest, the premier neighborhood event on Chicago's Northwest side. This year's headlining music act is Jonathan Jackson + Enation, an anthemic Alt/Rock/Pop three piece from Nashville, Tenn. The band recently released their fourth studio album, Radio Cinematic, through Loud and Proud Records.

GAME: A NEW concept Sports Bar opening yards from Ravens Stadium and Oriole Park in South Baltimore

BALTIMORE, Md., April 29, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Look out Baltimore, There's a new 'GAME' in town. Located at 1400 Warner Street, GAME sits in the shadows of the World Champion Baltimore Ravens stadium and is only a short walk from the AL East Champion Orioles at Camden Yards. Grand Opening Friday May 15 at 5 p.m., doors open at 4 p.m.

Energy Optimizers, USA, vice president to participate in advocacy trip to Washington, D.C.

TIPP CITY, Ohio, April 28, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- This month, Tipp City-based Energy Optimizers, USA, will have a voice in Washington, D.C., to promote the economic benefits of clean energy and other environmentally sustainable government policies.

Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn Selected to Showcase in Southern Food and Beverage Museum

OWENSBORO, Ky., April 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn was recently selected to be part of a permanent exhibit, Trail of Smoke and Fire, in the Southern Food and Beverage Museum in New Orleans. Pappy Bosley's cleaver and butcher knife, and an original menu from 1963-1965 accompanied by historical photos will be part of the installation.

Laguna College of Art and Design Announces Jonathan Burke Endowed Presidential Scholarship in Celebration of 35th Anniversary

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., April 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) announced the Jonathan Burke Endowed Presidential Scholarship commemorating Burke's 35 years with the college.

Homecare-Friendly Long-Term Care Plans from ACSIA Partners Let Seniors Continue Living at Home and Save Money Too

KIRKLAND, Wash., April 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Many people envision long-term care insurance as a means of paying the bills when they move into a care facility. If you're one of them, 'You should widen your vision,' says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, an industry leader. 'LTC insurance also pays for care in one's own home. But some policies do a better job of it than others.' Today ACSIA Partners announces a campaign to promote Homecare-Friendly LTC plans.

Mountain Home Care Adds Nursing Services to In-Home Care, Addresses Gap in Patient Needs

ENKA, N.C., April 21, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- What happens when an aging individual needs more in-home care than Medicare or insurance provides? The recent addition of licensed nursing services by Mountain Home Care addresses the existing and widening gap between patient needs and the amount of skilled care insurance providers cover.

Civic Resource Group International Makes Cloud-based CivicConnect Water Conservation Platform Available to Cities, Water Agencies in Drought-Stricken California, Nationwide

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Civic Resource Group International (CRG) today announced immediate availability of its award-winning CivicConnect(TM) Water Conservation and Drought Management Platform to all the Cities and Water Agencies throughout California.

Mountain Home Care Launches Free ‘Home Care Guide’ Publication to Assist Families with Aging Issues

ARDEN, N.C., April 15, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mountain Home Care founder Lana Wilde knows that when families need help with home care matters, a source of reliable information can be difficult to find. That's why the leading private home care agency in western North Carolina today launched the publication of its 'Home Care Guide.'

Hogs N’ Hops BBQ Grand Opening in Scottsdale

PHOENIX, Ariz., April 15, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Joey and Cristina Maggiore's family has been servicing the Valley in delicious dining for more thirty years with their fine Italian dining; Cuttlefish Scottsdale being the most recent. Now the start of summer brings the announcement of their new barbecue concept - Hogs N' Hops BBQ. Hogs N' Hops is regional, traditional style BBQ with the Maggiore spice thrown in.

ArteQuesta Artist Evan Skrederstu announces collaboration with author Ryan Gattis on new, hard hitting novel ‘All Involved’

MILL VALLEY, Calif., April 15, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ArteQuesta, a fine arts investment company, today announces that 'Ernie's Last Ride,' a piece by Evan Skrederstu, a Los Angeles-based artist and member of art collective UGLARworks (Unified Group of Los Angeles Residents), has been featured in fellow UGLARworks member Ryan Gattis's latest novel, 'All Involved' (ISBN: 978-0062378798).

AquaSonic Wave Adds Sparkle to Daytime Emmy Awards

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 15, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- This year's Daytime Emmy's stars will walk away with trophies and accolades as well as learning about a revolutionary new invention, The AquaSonic Wave. Co-created by Dean Kamen, creator of the Segway, and Master Jeweler David Bellman, the AquaSonic Wave provides a novel, time-effective way to keep diamonds and other precious jewelry sparkling like new.

Internet of Things (IoT) Presents Threat to Aviation Safety, According to Cybersecurity Expert

ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 14, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The emerging Internet of Things (IoT) will expose the global aviation industry to vulnerabilities at a level never before seen and will have a transformative impact on the industry, according to George M. Schu, a cybersecurity strategist with Stangarone and Associates, a Washington D.C.-based consultancy.

Book About Band of Yanks Saving Millions from Starvation Garners National Recognition

DENVER, Colo., April 13, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Most new print books die an anonymous death,' says Milbrown Press publisher and author, Jeffrey B. Miller. 'That's not surprising when reportedly more than 600,000 new print books are released every year. But 'Behind the Lines' (ISBN: 978-0990689300) has beaten those obscurity odds.'

Four Seasons Compassion For Life Awarded Advanced Certification for Home Care from The Joint Commission

FLAT ROCK, N.C., April 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Four Seasons Compassion For Life today announces that it has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval(R) for Home Care. The award recognizes Four Seasons has met the rigorous criteria of nationally recognized and endorsed home care standards through the accreditation process.

Zofran Birth Defect Cases Being Accepted by Weitz and Luxenberg

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., announced it is accepting cases of congenital heart defects and cleft facial abnormalities in children whose mothers took the prescription drug Zofran during pregnancy to relieve symptoms of morning sickness.

Monrovia High School Robotics Team Advances to 2015 FIRST Tech Challenge World Championship for Second Year in a Row

MONROVIA, Calif., April 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Monrovia High Robotics Program announced today that the ten Monrovia High School students of the 'Kings and Queens' robotics team and their purple robot 'Sir Lancelot' qualified to advance to the 2015 FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics World Championships for a second year in a row as a result of their excellent performance at the West Super-Regional Robotics Tournament held in Oakland March 26-28.

Geminid Press Announces Screenplay in Development for Acclaimed Science Fiction Conspiracy Thriller ‘Truth Insurrected: The Saint Mary Project’

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., April 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Geminid Press, LLC, an independent book publisher in Albuquerque, N.M., today announced it has partnered with writer-director Jack Snyder to develop a screenplay for the acclaimed science fiction conspiracy thriller 'Truth Insurrected: The Saint Mary Project.' In the suspenseful novel authored by Daniel P. Douglas, readers plunge into a sci-fi storyline featuring former FBI agent William Harrison - a reluctant yet admirable hero - who finds himself hot on the trail of a major extraterrestrial cover-up.

eAgile Launches First Dual Frequency RFID Inlay

GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan and ZURICH, Switzerland, April 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- eAgile Inc., a global leader in radio frequency identification (RFID) technologies announced today their UHF and NFC multi-frequency DualWing(TM) family of inlays. The DualWing series is the first tag to seamlessly combine the benefits of UHF's global supply chain acceptance with the consumer engagement capabilities of NFC into a single tag design.

Senator Tom Cotton Treason Monument Created By Artist Protesting ‘American Apathy’

WASHINGTON D.C. and ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., April 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As the U.S. takes a major step toward reaching a full agreement with Iran over its nuclear program, artist Daniel Edwards has created a 'treason monument,' featuring a bust of Senator Tom Cotton, as a protest to the 'apathy of the American people' regarding the 47 Senate Republicans who sent the unauthorized letter, at Cotton's behest, to Iranian leadership that undermined the U.S. negotiations, to be unveiled later this month by Cory Allen Contemporary Art.

Market Showing Increasing Signs of Strengthening, Says Veros’ Latest 12-Month Forecast Update

SANTA ANA, Calif., April 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Veros Real Estate Solutions (Veros), an award-winning industry leader in enterprise risk management, collateral valuation services and predictive analytics, reports that the residential market is gaining momentum with a greater percentage of markets expected to increase in value over the next 12 months, moving upwards to 86% from last quarter's 82 percent.

California Ferret Enthusiasts Launch Crowdfunding Campaign for Ballot Initiative on National Ferret Day

LA MESA, Calif., April 1, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tired of working and waiting for ferret legalization, which never comes despite thirty years of efforts - LegalizeFerrets.org is planning a ballot initiative to free our domestic ferrets from unnecessary and unfair regulation. April 2 is National Ferret Day in the USA and California ferret lovers are using the occasion to launch a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo.

Pro Day May Soon Challenge for Top Sporting Event

MIAMI, Fla., April 1, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Currently, the NFL Combine is the most noted of all football camps and related events. College Pro Day is a very close second, and should soon challenge for the number one sporting crown. With the ever growing popularity of Pro Days, through manufacturing and licensing, True Fan Sports is positioning themselves as a premier powerhouse of high-performance sportswear, athletic sports shoes, leisure apparel and accessories.