Californians for Retirement Security calls on former San Jose Mayor Reed not to accept a $106K payment

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Californians for Retirement Security, a 1.6 million member coalition of teachers, firefighters, police officers, school employees, and public employee retirees, called on former San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed not to accept a $106,173.50 payment approved by the Legislature to settle a lawsuit with the state. The payment is included

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Calif. Butane Hash Oil and Meth Manufacturing Target of Legislation Approved by State Senate

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, the Calif. State Senate approved SB 212 authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) on a unanimous bipartisan vote of 40 to 0. The bill will address the proliferation of Butane Hash Oil (BHO) and methamphetamine manufacturing in residential neighborhoods by making it an aggravated felony to manufacture the drugs

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Bill to Protect the Genetic Profiles of Californians Clears Assembly Floor – AB 170

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — A closely watched bill by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) to strengthen notice requirements for the storage of newborn blood samples passed the California State Assembly by a vote of 55-9. The legislation, AB 170, will ensure parents are fully informed of their rights when it comes to the retention, storage

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Calif. Conflict of Interest Bill Approved by State Senate to Help Prevent Corruption in Government Contracting

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — A bill to restore public trust and accountability in government by strengthening California’s conflict of interest laws was approved this week by the State Senate on a unanimous bipartisan vote of 37 to 0. SB 330 authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), would define what family relationships would constitute a

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Historic WWII D-Day Flag to be Auctioned by Grenadier Military Antiques Auctions for 71st anniversary of D-Day

SANTA MONICA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — An historic 48-star American D-Day flag – similar to one radio personality Glenn Beck paid $350,000 for in an auction last June – will be offered for auction during June 2015 by Grenadier Military Antiques Auctions in Los Angeles. The auction coincides with the 70th anniversary of the end of WWII and the 71st anniversary of the D-Day landings.

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National Inclusion Project Champions Gala will feature Co-Founder Clay Aiken and Project Runway’s Justin LeBlanc

RALEIGH, N.C., June 3, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Supporters and friends of the National Inclusion Project are invited to be a part of an amazing night of celebrating the heroes in our lives and the Superheroes we aspire to be. The annual Champions Gala will be held September 26 with proceeds going to ensure that children with and without disabilities can play, learn and laugh TOGETHER. Co-founder Clay Aiken will perform, and Justin LeBlanc, Season 12 ‘Project Runway’ Finalist, will speak.

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Victoria Jackson Cosmetics Re-Launches Brand Portal with Classic Products and New Offerings

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Victoria Jackson Cosmetics is proud to announce an exciting brand refresh. Known as The Original ‘No Make-up, Makeup'(R), Victoria Jackson Cosmetics has re-launched its website with a brand new look and new products. Victoria’s favorites are still available like her ‘No Make-up’ Foundation Duo, Gentle Eye Makeup Remover, Universal Brow Pencil and the Victoria Jackson Survival Kit(R).

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Onsite-Water Recycling Practices: Recycled-Water Bill Passes Assembly as California Drought Lingers

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — California is in the midst of a historic drought, and Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) has continued his focus on delivering new sources of clean water. Gatto’s legislation to help reduce the barriers for onsite-water recycling and allow more Californians to participate in safe and sustainable recycled-water practices was approved by

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Gatto’s California Film Tax Credit Legislation is a Hit with the Motion Picture Production Industry

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, the California Film Commission announced that four major television productions will be relocating to California from out of state, bringing back the jobs and revenue as promised by AB 1839, known as the California Film and Television Job Retention and Promotion Act of 2014. The California Film Commission also

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Mid America Mortgage Hires David Tracy as National Underwriting Manager

ADDISON, Texas, June 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) owner and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bode announced the lender has hired former Fannie Mae underwriting consultant David Tracy as National Underwriting Manager. A 20+-year residential and commercial mortgage veteran, Tracy will be responsible for revitalizing Mid America’s underwriting operations nationwide.

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ShortSave Adds Mortgage Servicer Dashboard Tools, Borrower Document Fulfillment/eSignatures

MONUMENT, Colo., June 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ShortSave, Inc., the provider of an award-winning borrower-facing mortgage default servicing system, announced it has made several upgrades to its platform to improve analytics and compliance tracking for servicers, as well as enhancements to the borrower experience.

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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.

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eSignSystems to Speak on a Panel Session at IASA Conference on Topic of the eSignature Customer Experience

TUCSON, Ariz., June 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — eSignSystems, a division of DocMagic, Inc., announced that it will be holding a panel session at the Insurance Accounting and Systems Association’s (IASA) 87th annual Education Conference and Business Show. The panel is entitled ‘The Customer eExperience! Making it Seamless with eSignatures and eDelivery.’ Brad Dupont of eSignSystems will be both moderating and speaking on the panel.

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Calif. Bill to Prevent Child Hunger Approved by State Senate: Increases Access to National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Calif. State Senate today approved a bill to address childhood hunger and improve access to the National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs on a unanimous bipartisan vote of 38 to 0. SB 708, authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), a former elementary school teacher, will direct schools to make

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Calif. legislation to help increase the efficiency of Los Angeles freeway system passes Assembly – AB 210

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Glendale) legislation to help increase the efficiency of Los Angeles County’s freeway system, one of the nation’s most notoriously congested systems, passed the California State Assembly by a vote of 75-1 today. The bill, AB 210, will create a pilot project to help ease traffic congestion

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Jonathan Jackson + Enation to Storm Tipp City’s Miyelo Music Festival

TIPP CITY, Ohio, June 1, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Trebius Promotions along with Twelve3South Studio is proud to announce the surprise addition of Jonathan Jackson + Enation to the roster of artists performing at Miyelo Music Festival, presented by Dave Arbogast on July 18 in Tipp City, Ohio.

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Tatt2Away Announces Newest Studio to Offer DEScoverup, a New Non-Laser Tattoo Modification System

EDGEWOOD, Md., May 29, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Evolved Body Art is now offering the Tatt2Away(R) non-laser tattoo modification system, with its DEScoverup process, according to Rejuvatek Medical, Inc. of Sandy, Utah. Each piece of tattoo art can be memorable for better – and for worse. And when it becomes ‘for the worst’ many choose to cover it up.

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California State Senate Approves Legislation to Protect Consumers Using Home Sharing Services

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The California State Senate today approved SB 761 by Senator Isadore Hall, III (D – South Bay), which would require short-term rental companies to disclose on their website or mobile application that a tenant listing a room or unit for rent may be in violation of their lease and may

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Calif. Assemblyman Gatto and Crime Victims United Issue Statement Regarding AB 84 Being Held by Appropriations Committee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The following is a joint statement from Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) and Crime Victims United regarding the Assembly Appropriations Committee’s decision today to hold AB 84 in the suspense file: “Last December, the California Court of Appeal quietly struck down all of California’s DNA-testing laws, which are used to

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Health Koncepts, a New Health and Wellness Company Launches, Giving Employers an Enhanced Benefits Portfolio

BLOOMFIELD, N.J., May 28, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Health Koncepts is proud to announce a new and exciting health and wellness program that was carefully designed to bring ‘Complete Health and Wellness’ to its participants and provide employers with an enhanced benefits portfolio. After intensive research by Health Koncepts CEO, Mr. Quincy Luzunaris, the ‘Complete Health and Wellness’ package was developed to combat the social ills that plague our nation.

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