SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico | Puerto Rico’s power company names 2nd CEO in 2 weeks

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SAN JUAN, Puerto RicoPuerto Rico’s power company has named its second CEO in two weeks as it struggles with leadership issues, bankruptcy and the restoration of electricity to hundreds who have remained in the dark since Hurricane Maria. Jose Ortiz takes over Puerto Rico’s Electric Power Authority on July 23 and said Wednesday that he will review federal contracts awarded to U.S.

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico | Puerto Rico to sue control board over budget differences

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SAN JUAN, Puerto RicoPuerto Rico’s governor says he will sue a federal control board to resolve budget differences as the U.S. Continue reading SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico | Puerto Rico to sue control board over budget differences at STL.News.

CAIN ALTO, Puerto Rico | Puerto Rico grid ‘teetering’ despite $3.8 billion repair job

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CAIN ALTO, Puerto Rico (AP) — After months of darkness and stifling heat, Noe Pagan was overjoyed when power-line workers arrived to restore electricity to his home deep in the lush green mountains of western Puerto Rico.

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico | Puerto Rico issues new data on Hurricane Maria deaths

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Eight days after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, Efrain Perez felt a pain in his chest. Doctors near his small town sent him to Puerto Rico’s main hospital for emergency surgery for an aortic aneurysm.

Three Ways To Help Support Hurricane Relief in Puerto Rico

Beth Kanter's Blog

It has been ten days since Hurricane Maria has devastated the Island of Puerto Rico. Given the devastation on the ground in Puerto Rico, it is going to take a long time to get back to “normal,” if at all. Here’s my giving strategy for Puerto Rico.

Pharmacy Group Goes to Front Lines of Zika Fight in Puerto Rico

Associations Now

The spread of the Zika virus in Puerto Rico has reached the point of red alert. But the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Foundation is determined to prevent that scenario by educating Puerto Ricans about the Zika virus.

NEW YORK | Puerto Rican Day Parade displays post-hurricane pride

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NEW YORK (AP) — The National Puerto Rican Parade in New York turned into its usual boisterous celebration Sunday, but many participants also saw it as an occasion to express their more somber concerns over the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria.

WASHINGTON | Trump: America is safe because Coast Guard is ‘strong’

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” Trump recalled watching the Coast Guard last year after powerful hurricanes struck Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico. Politics Coast Guard Florida and Puerto Rico Paul Zukunft President Donald Trump TodayNews Washington

NEW YORK | Puerto Rican Day Parade to shine light on hurricane struggle

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NEW YORK (AP) — There will be floats, musicians and brightly colored costumes when the Puerto Rican Day Parade makes its way along Fifth Avenue this Sunday, as there always are. Continue reading NEW YORK | Puerto Rican Day Parade to shine light on hurricane struggle at STL.News.

Missouri News: Missouri Students Honored by U.S. Department of Education

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Presidential Scholars, joining 161 combined representatives from each state, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, and U.S. JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Two Missouri high school students were chosen as members of the 54th class of U.S.

Conference Circuit: The Science of Cooking

Associations Now

The Research Chefs Association’s 2017 Annual Conference and Culinology Expo begins next week in Puerto Rico. Venue: Puerto Rico Convention Center. Rundown Attendees: 1,200. Exhibitors: 75 plus. Breakout Sessions: 20. Keynote Speakers: 4. General Sessions: 3.

WASHINGTON | Lobbyist tied to EPA chief’s condo tried to influence agency

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Steven Hart contacted EPA on behalf of the Coca-Cola Company, pork producer Smithfield Foods and a board overseeing the finances of hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico.

New Hampshire public housing awarded $8 million

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territory Puerto Rico. CONCORD, N.H./May May 26, 2018 (AP)(STLRealEstate.News) — New Hampshire has been awarded nearly $8 million by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to modernize public housing for families and senior citizens around the state.

Farm Bureau, FFA Join Forces to Push Agricultural Education Forward

Associations Now

The groups represent members throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, and U.S. The national bodies that represent two of the most prominent chapter-based agricultural organizations—Future Farmers of America and the Farm Bureau—have agreed to work together on agricultural education.

Political and Social Factors Could Upend Travel Industry

Associations Now

During a forum hosted by Meet Puerto Rico on the future of travel, a panel of industry experts discussed potential challenges from and solutions to the changing travel culture.

I Heart Southwest: When Airlines Take a Community Approach

Higher Logic

Scheduled service to 97 destinations in 40 states, Puerto Rico and abroad for 2016. I’m a loyal Southwest customer - our relationship began in my broke college days as a means to find cheap flights for visiting family and friends.

The Surprising Truth About Donor Fatigue And What Nonprofits Can Do To Avoid It

Beth Kanter's Blog

as they have to the recent hurricanes in Puerto Rico + the Caribbean ($4.6M Photo by Fuel Relief Fund on GlobalGiving. Note from Beth: With the hurricanes, gun violence, and fires, I gave generously, including donations to Global Giving funds.

Talking Translation: MLB Players Group Eyes Giving Teams Spanish Interpreters

Associations Now

Beltran, who is from Puerto Rico, did not have a full grasp of the English language at first. With the growing influence of Spanish-speaking Major League Baseball players, the MLB Players Association is working with the league to put Spanish-language interpreters on team staffs.

Walmart’s Same-Sex Benefits Move: Why It Matters

Associations Now

and Puerto Rico, we are able to ensure consistency for associates across our markets,” the memo stated. The number of full- and part-time employees Walmart has nationwide. Of those, roughly half take part in the company’s healthcare plans.

Big Bang Theory: Should We Leave Fireworks to the Professionals?

Associations Now

The association cites less-restrictive laws for the industry’s growth: Certain types of fireworks may now be used by consumers in 46 states, as well as in the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.

Help Support the Next Generation of Women in Tech

SocialFish

The 35 young women chosen as national winners of the 2011 NCWIT award for aspirations in computing were selected from among more than 2,800 students, representing all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and overseas military bases.

Eric Lanke: Race for Relevance is a Negotiating Position

Eric Lanke

and Puerto Rico) all in-fighting with each other and trying to represent fifty-two individual constituencies? Eric Lanke. Association executive and author. Pages. Leadership. Innovation. Member Engagement. Generations. Books Read. Fiction. Monday, October 31, 2011.

Strategic Communications Power Membership Value at the American Public Power Association

Association Adviser

Utility Authority help restore power in Caguas, Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. Trade associations exist to promote the interests and image of members, and there may be no association right now working harder to enhance members’ image than the American Public Power Association.

Membership and Chapter Growth is a Team Effort at AGC of America

Association Adviser

We’re a nationwide network of 92 chapters covering all 50 states plus Puerto Rico. From the Corner Office: Jeff Wilson, Associated General Contractors of America.

NASBP’s Legislative Efforts ‘Bond’ Education With Action to Influence Policy

Association Adviser

NASBP member firms assist businesses of all sizes to qualify for surety bonds that guarantee the performance of construction and other contracts in the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam and elsewhere. Mark McCallum, National Association of Surety Bond Producers. This month, we talked with Mark McCallum , Chief Executive Officer of the National Association of Surety Bond Producers, the association of and resource for firms employing surety bond producers and allied professionals. (If

Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.1.18

Reid All About it

Another sign of the deplorable state of cable news: a study found 5,000 people may have died from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, but cable news—CNN, MSNBC and Fox—focused on the trivial Roseanne story instead.

The Ugly, the Good and More Ugly

NonProfit University Blog

only 28% nonprofits (of almost 4500, representing all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia) ended fiscal year 2013 with a deficit, while 40% ended with a surplus; 71% predicted that they will end FY14 breaking even, or with a surplus (27%); and.