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It includes changes to tax and spending plans, as well as some reforms to controversial areas such as pensions. But the letter – and the ensuing negotiations and eventual implementation – are certain to provoke anger from both Greek voters and other European states that are coughing up. This round of negotiations extends the current bailout only for a period of four months, so there will be more talks later this year. In part, those will depend on the implementation of reforms and the success of plans for economic growth. These are the proposals and the likely views of both sides at the negotiating table. CRACKDOWN ON TAX EVASIONGreece has a terrible reputation for corruption and tax evasion, and a crackdown will please European lenders and honest Greeks. However, it is uncertain whether the bid to target fuel and tobacco smugglers can raise anything like the €4bn (£2.9bn) the government hopes for. PENSION REFORMVaroufakis says he will reduce incentives for public workers to retire early, and try to harmonise the fiendishly complex system. The government also wants to consolidate pension funds to make the administration more efficient. That will irritate some Syriza voters who cherish their gold-plated, early retirement pensions. But the plan does not include any cuts to pensions, which has angered the International Monetary Fund. “There are neither clear commitments to design and implement the envisaged pension reforms… As you know, we consider such commitments and undertakings to be critical for Greece’s ability to meet the basic objectives of its Fund-supported programme,” wrote IMF boss Christine Lagarde. CUT STATE SECTOR BENEFITSThe number of government departments will fall from 16 to 10, with ministers’ and MPs’ perks trimmed and the number of special advisers slashed. Varoufakis’ letter also promises “to improve recruitment mechanisms, encourage merit-based managerial appointments, base staff appraisals on genuine evaluation”. This will meet with the approval of EU countries and the IMF, but could be seen as a betrayal of public sector voters who wanted protection and perks to be maintained – and had even been promised a new round of mass hiring. PUBLIC SPENDING REVIEWThe Greek government wants to spend more, but has no money. As a result, it is promising to “review and control spending in every area of government spending” and to “identify cost saving measures through a thorough spending review of every ministry and rationalisation of non-salary and non-pension expenditures”. This sounds positive for creditors, but if salaries and pensions – making up 44 per cent of spending – are not included in the review, it will provoke a reaction from European lenders. Pledges to improve efficiency will be welcomed by the rest of the Eurogroup, but again it risks angering voters who had been told the tough years were over. Share
[email protected] What is it? Business GET STARTED Log In | Learn More Let’s get this out of the way first: Amazon’s acquisition of PillPack could dramatically shake up the U.S. pharmacy industry and change the way Americans purchase prescription drugs.But the announcement of this deal is the first step on a long and crooked path, and there is no guarantee that Amazon (AMZN), for all its size and success, will quickly become a major player in the nation’s $370 billion drug business. Unlock this article by subscribing to STAT+ and enjoy your first 30 days free! GET STARTED @caseymross What’s included? The co-founders of PillPack, T.J. Parker (left) and Eliot Cohen. Pat Greenhouse/Boston Globe Daily reporting and analysis The most comprehensive industry coverage from a powerhouse team of reporters Subscriber-only newsletters Daily newsletters to brief you on the most important industry news of the day STAT+ Conversations Weekly opportunities to engage with our reporters and leading industry experts in live video conversations Exclusive industry events Premium access to subscriber-only networking events around the country The best reporters in the industry The most trusted and well-connected newsroom in the health care industry And much more Exclusive interviews with industry leaders, profiles, and premium tools, like our CRISPR Trackr. By Casey Ross June 28, 2018 Reprints About the Author Reprints National Technology Correspondent Casey covers the use of artificial intelligence in medicine and its underlying questions of safety, fairness, and privacy. He is the co-author of the newsletter STAT Health Tech. STAT+ is STAT’s premium subscription service for in-depth biotech, pharma, policy, and life science coverage and analysis. Our award-winning team covers news on Wall Street, policy developments in Washington, early science breakthroughs and clinical trial results, and health care disruption in Silicon Valley and beyond. Tags pharmaceuticalsSTAT+ Amazon’s acquisition of PillPack is a first step, but not a fatal blow for the pharmacy industry Casey Ross
New Rail Bridge Complete Ahead Of Schedule VIC PremierConstruction of the new Avon River rail bridge in Stratford has been completed three months ahead of schedule.Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack, Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester, Victorian Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan and Victorian Member for Eastern Victoria Jane Garrett today announced the first passenger trains have travelled over the new 504-metre-long Avon River rail bridge.The Deputy Prime Minister said with the Australian Government’s investment of more than $79 million, the new bridge will provide more reliable services for passengers along the Gippsland Line with trains now able to cross at 90km/h.“After years of having to cross the historic Avon River Bridge at just 10km/h, trains will now be able to travel much faster, ensuring a boost in reliability and efficiency for passengers catching trains on the line,” the Deputy Prime Minister said.“Safety has also been improved for road users and pedestrians of the nearby McAlister Street level crossing, which has been upgraded and now features boom gates and a pedestrian crossing.”Mr Chester said the new elegant and sleek rail bridge was one of the biggest infrastructure projects under way in the Gippsland region.“With work on the structure finished ahead of schedule, you could say it’s an early Christmas gift for train travellers,” Mr Chester said.“The last train passed over the old bridge around 10 days ago in what was a historic moment for Gippsland. Today is equally important as the new bridge is used for the first time.”Crews worked approximately 7,000 hours during a nine-day construction blitz to connect the new bridge to the rail line, undertaking critical track and signalling works and upgrading the McAlister Street level crossing.Victorian Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan welcomed the progress made on this important phase of the Gippsland Line Upgrade as Rail Projects Victoria selects a preferred contractor to deliver the Upgrade’s major package of works between Pakenham and Traralgon.“With the Avon River Bridge now rebuilt to provide people in East Gippsland with more reliable services, we’re not wasting a second getting on with the Gippsland Line Upgrade’s major works to give all Gippslanders more frequent access to train travel and create hundreds of jobs.”“This major package of works will have significant benefits for passengers, including 40-minute off-peak frequency for trains between Traralgon and Melbourne and more reliable services right along the Gippsland Line,” she said.VicConnect, a consortium comprising UGL Limited, Decmil and Arup, is the preferred contractor for these works – which include duplicating track, extending the Morwell crossing loop, upgrading level crossings and signalling, and adding second platforms at four stations along the line. The consortium will undertake early works on the project over the coming months, including site investigations, procurement, engineering and design.The project also includes upgrades to drainage structures at Morwell River, upgrades to signalling and a Victorian-first trial of wireless solar-powered level crossing detection technology at Farrells Lane in Stratford.The new wireless technology has the potential to reduce the costs and environmental impacts of upgrading level crossings – and could deliver huge benefits for future rail projects in more rural locations right across the state.Victorian Member for Eastern Victoria Jane Garrett said that as Victorians return to the train network, they can look forward to better services as a result of crews’ around-the-clock work to finish the project.“Not only can Gippsland passengers return to the network with a smoother, faster journey across the Avon River Bridge – we’ve delivered it ahead of schedule, so people can spend more of this COVID Normal summer with loved ones, rather than stuck on the train,” Ms Garrett said.The new Avon River Bridge was jointly-funded with the Australian Government contributing $79,447,866 and the Victorian Government committing the remaining $7,552,134. The project is being delivered as part of the Regional Rail Revival program which is upgrading every regional passenger rail line in Victoria. /Public Release. This material comes from the originating organization and may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. View in full here. Why?Well, unlike many news organisations, we have no sponsors, no corporate or ideological interests. We don’t put up a paywall – we believe in free access to information of public interest. Media ownership in Australia is one of the most concentrated in the world (Learn more). Since the trend of consolidation is and has historically been upward, fewer and fewer individuals or organizations control increasing shares of the mass media in our country. According to independent assessment, about 98% of the media sector is held by three conglomerates. This tendency is not only totally unacceptable, but also to a degree frightening). 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Government invests to grow Māori Medium Education Hon Kelvin Davis Funding in this year’s Māori Budget package to build and expand schools delivering Māori Medium Education will ensure more ākonga can access quality classrooms and learning facilities, Associate Education Minister Kelvin Davis said today.“This funding will allow more Māori ākonga to learn in Te Reo Māori – and not just learn in immersion but learn in safe, dry, comfortable classrooms which will lead to better learning outcomes,” Kelvin Davis said.Māori Ministers visited the future site of Te Pūtahi Māori o Manurewa today, to celebrate a more than $91 million investment, made up of $77 million in new capital and $14 million in associated operating funding, for Māori Medium School Property, announced by the Government last week.“Schools teaching in Reo Māori tend to be smaller, or in more rural communities. In the past, they have often missed out on funding to bigger schools in city centres who are also facing rapid growth,” Kelvin Davis said.“But we know the number of school-aged Māori students learning or wanting to learn in Māori provision across rohe and regions is growing.“Kura and Māori medium schools are a vital part of the education system and are delivering strong results for ākonga, so meeting this growth is essential,” Kelvin Davis said.Today’s announcement includes $77 million in new capital and provides:$18.9 million for Te Pūtahi Māori o Manurewa, a campus that will house both Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Manurewa and Te Wharekura o Manurewa. This is on top of $24 million announced by the previous Government. A further $11.6 million for Manukura, a special character school in Palmerston North. This is on top of $20 million announced in 2018, and will deliver an additional 100 student places, leaving the school with capacity for 300 students. $17.1 million for Te Kura Kaupapa Māori Te Wananga Whare Tapere o Takitimu. The school was allocated $12.7 million by the previous Government, but this funding will increase the school’s capacity by a further 120 student places.$29.4 million for roll growth classrooms at existing Māori Medium schools, delivering around 550 additional student places A programme contingency to address any unforeseen issues or risks that could affect the delivery of the Māori Medium Education growth programme. /Public Release. This material comes from the originating organization and may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. View in full here. Why?Well, unlike many news organisations, we have no sponsors, no corporate or ideological interests. We don’t put up a paywall – we believe in free access to information of public interest. Media ownership in Australia is one of the most concentrated in the world (Learn more). Since the trend of consolidation is and has historically been upward, fewer and fewer individuals or organizations control increasing shares of the mass media in our country. According to independent assessment, about 98% of the media sector is held by three conglomerates. This tendency is not only totally unacceptable, but also to a degree frightening). Learn more hereWe endeavour to provide the community with real-time access to true unfiltered news firsthand from primary sources. It is a bumpy road with all sorties of difficulties. We can only achieve this goal together. Our website is open to any citizen journalists and organizations who want to contribute, publish high-quality insights or send media releases to improve public access to impartial information. You and we have the right to know, learn, read, hear what and how we deem appropriate.Your support is greatly appreciated. All donations are kept completely private and confidential.Thank you in advance!Tags:education, future, Government, house, Investment, Manurewa, Minister, New Zealand, outcomes, Palmerston, Palmerston North, property, quality, school, students
An important thing for law students and young lawyers seeking mentors to know: It is an advisory relationship, not a job opportunity.Board of Governors member Jay Kim offered that advice at the Leaders Helping Leaders: Boosting the Confidence and Success of Young Lawyers in the COVID Era and Beyond, an online CLE held November 16 and sponsored by the Voluntary Bar Liaison Committee and the Young Lawyers Division.The event featured a review of Bar resources to help lawyers with their personal and professional challenges, heightened by the coronavirus pandemic, as well as participants offering their tips and observations.Such as Kim’s.“A problem that many of the mentors have is that the mentees invariably use the opportunity to seek jobs,” he said. “I think it’s a very, very shortsighted strategy because you’re driving a wedge between you and your mentor by even visiting that subject….“Now you’re on the defensive. What do you do with that? Now it’s gone from a mentee-mentor relationship to a potential employer dealing with an interview situation. It kind of ruins that relationship. We should have a cultural shift in not even talking about that.”Board of Governors member Scott Westheimer said lawyers seeking advice should know they can have several mentors — and mentors can also advise more than one mentee.“I’ve had mentors for my practice area, I’ve had mentors to help out with what I’m doing with The Florida Bar,” he said. “You may not find one lawyer who’s going to cover everything for the young lawyers out there, but having multiple mentors is just as good. You get different aspects and I think having multiple mentors as you work your way through your career is very helpful.”The Town Hall style event, moderated by Voluntary Bar Liaison Committee Chair Vivian Cortes Hodz, featured presentations of resources available at the Bar interspersed with discussions on helping young lawyers get established in challenging times.Westheimer, who along with Hodz and YLD President Adam White were presenters at the CLE, said Bar President Dori Foster-Morales’ recent circuit Town Hall meetings showed 74% of the participants had higher stress because of the pandemic. They cited factors such as home life/work balance problems, practice stability, isolation, and technology issues.That, he said, shows the need for mentoring and other efforts to reach lawyers.Westheimer, White, and Hodz went over programs the Bar offers to help, including some perhaps not considered as traditional mentoring:• Lawyers Advising Lawyers allows lawyers with a specific problem, Westheimer said, to submit it online and a lawyer in that practice or legal area will answer it. There are 780 active lawyer advisors in the program, covering 107 law and practice areas including professionalism and ethics, he said, and since June 2019 640 attorneys have had 2,523 queries answered. Lawyers who go online and pose a question are automatically linked to an attorney in that subject area. “It’s a really good one-issue mentoring program,” Westheimer said.• Legal Accelerator, like Lawyers Advising Lawyers, is operated by the Young Lawyers Division and collects information in one place needed by new lawyers. It also features more than 1,000 videos from lawyers and judges addressing specific substantive legal questions, ethics and professionalism matters, professional development, and health and wellness. “You can go on the website and search on the search bar for the specific topic you’re looking for,” White said, adding that’s an important service when lawyers working at home can’t walk into another office to get advice. Access for Bar members is by logging on to the Bar’s website and then on the left are YLD-related links, including for the Legal Accelerator.• The Affiliate Outreach Conference is a long-time YLD program that will be virtual this year on February 5-6. It brings affiliate members together to share ideas and mentor each other, White said, and share initiatives for which the YLD awards grant funding. This year’s virtual event will include specific talks on dealing with pandemic issues as well as recurring issues seen in the yearly affiliate conferences, White said.• The Voluntary Bar Liaison Committee, unable to have its annual in-person conference this year, has set up a coaching/mentorship program aimed at helping leadership in local bars. “The concept is we will be having our voluntary bar committee members…be a coach to provide support and mentoring,” Hodz said. “We will be hosting events and coaching throughout the entire year.” Subjects covered include budgeting, staffing, community outreach, having networking events, pro bono programs, governance issues, and anything else addressed by local bars.• The Supervised Practice Program, run by the YLD, helps this year’s law school graduates who were twice delayed in taking the Florida bar exam by allowing them to practice under the supervision of a Bar member.• The YLD’s Find an Affiliate program helps young and new lawyers find a local bar young lawyers program near them.• The new Florida Lawyers Helpline [833-FL1-WELL] is a 24/7 free and confidential phone line that connects Bar members with counselors. Bar members also can get up to three free sessions with a mental-health counselor. “This is a free and confidential way for people to talk about their problems, especially when we see what the Town Halls showed with health and wellness and quality of life right now with the stress that’s brought on by the pandemic,” Westheimer said.• The Bar’s Ethics Hotline [800-235-8619]. While not traditionally thought of as a mentoring resource, Westheimer said it’s a confidential tool that helps new and experienced lawyers when they have ethical questions. “This is a great asset that The Florida Bar has,” he said.Hodz reflected that while the CLE program was focused on mentoring, it was perhaps more accurate to say it was looking to help lawyers in their various needs, including on ethical and health and wellness matters.She said the liaison committee has a Facebook page for local bars to post pictures and information about their activitiesAttendees talked about how they are working to attract members during the pandemic, including online social events, door prizes, special outreach programs, and more.Several also said law students, new lawyers, and experienced lawyers have been more willing to participate on both roles for mentoring programs.Braulio Rosa, executive director of the Broward County Bar Association, said it’s important to set expectations for those programs, especially for the mentees. He first raised the issue addressed by Kim about mentees seeing the program as a job search, to their ultimate detriment.“What they don’t understand is the loss, the big loss. You’ve got these top lawyers who want to mentor you and if you just hang in there and build a relationship with them, they’re going to be so invaluable over time,” he said. “The trick is how to set expectations for these people, and explain to them about the long game. And it’s all about the long game.”The webinar will soon be posted on part of the committee’s Bar webpage. Mentoring benefits the mentors and the mentees Nov 19, 2020 By Gary Blankenship Senior Editor News in Photos
2.6.2018 By chloecox – Coal’s decline, which recorded a loss of 60 GW between 2011 and 2016, will become less sharp with an expected 65 GW lost through 2030. EIA expects coal to level off at a total of 190 GW through 2050. Electricity prices are set to stay relatively flat, ranging between 10.6 cents and 11.8 cents per kWh, depending on the amount of economic growth and the performance of oil and gas prices and availability. Facebook Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Nonhydro renewable generation is expected to grow by an average of 139 percent through 2050, with 94 percent coming from solar and wind. Total wind capacity is expected to increase by 20 GW, with solar increasing by 127 GW. Energy storage systems are set to grow by 34 GW. By Editors of Power Engineering No posts to display Previous articleAES to Reorganize, Consolidate UnitsNext articleSettlement Reached Over Kemper County Payments chloecox Natural gas will remain the top fuel source for generation in most scenarios, though a scenario with low oil and gas resources and technology would see it drop below coal and renewables. Electric Demand Set for Moderate Growth in EIA Long-Term Outlook Though electricity demand fell last year, the new long-term energy outlook from the U.S. Energy Information Administration indicated demand is set for an average annual growth of 0.9 percent through 2050. However, the administration predicted direct-use generation will outpace the growth of utility-based generation thanks to rooftop solar and natural gas-fired combined heat and power systems. Linkedin TAGSSCE Facebook Twitter In all cases, generation costs are set to fall by 10 percent over the study period in response to low natural gas prices and increased generation from renewables. Transmission costs will grow 24 percent and distribution will grow 25 percent thanks to the need to replace aging infrastructure and accommodate new reliability standards. Nuclear energy, which remained nearly steady over the last decade, will start a continued decline thanks to lower revenues that will be especially sharp in the high oil and gas resource and technology scenario. On average, nuclear generation is set to fall from 99 GW now to 79 GW in 2050, with no new plant additions expected after 2020. CoalEnergy StorageGasNuclearRenewablesSolarWind Vietnam: scaling back coal-fired plans toward gas, renewables Venture Global LNG adds Zachry to EPC team for Gulf export terminal construction Suitors for halted Bellefonte nuclear project ask TVA to consider climate in reviving sale Linkedin
ABCNews.com(WALTERBORO, S.C.) — She still calls the woman who kidnapped her at birth “mom,” and Kamiyah Mobley says she’s looking forward to the day when she walks out of prison.In her first interview since Gloria Williams, 52, was sentenced on Friday to 18 years in prison, 19-year-old Mobley told ABC News’ Good Morning America that she still “loves” Williams, visits her in prison and speaks to her on the phone several times a week.In fact, she lives in Williams’ Walterboro, South Carolina, home and is still getting acquainted with the biological mother and father, who spent years searching for her after Williams snatched her from a Jacksonville, Florida, hospital maternity ward in 1998 when she was just a few hours old.“We actually talked today,” she said of Williams. “I still do call her ‘Mom.’”She said Williams still treats her like a daughter.“Oh yeah, she calls and still gets on me. Yes, she does,” Mobley told GMA, while seated next to her lawyer, Justin Bamberg.She said she realizes there are people who will never understand why she still has affection for the woman who abducted her. But to those who don’t understand, she simply says, “They’ll be fine.”She said she’s paid many visits to her biological family in Florida, getting to know her real parents, Shanara Mobley and Craig Aiken, and the siblings she didn’t know she had until Williams was arrested for her kidnapping in 2017.“I’ve gone to Florida several times … and I call them. We talk almost every day,” Mobley said.“I like it. It’s new people who act just like you, they look just like you,” she said. “It’s almost just like extended family. You know, that’s really what it feels like.”She conceded, however, that it’s a balancing act to appease both her families. But since the court proceedings have ended, things have gotten easier.“It just looked like a dysfunctional family reunion. So I’m glad that we’re done with it cause it’s like this side is over here, this side is over here. This side hates this side. This side doesn’t want to talk to this side. It’s just too much.”She said that the times she did go to Williams’ court hearings, she usually sat in the back of the courtroom near the center aisle.“I actually got closure now,” she said. “Everything is done. No more court. No more back and forth.”In February, Williams pleaded guilty to walking into University Medical Center in Jacksonville on July 10, 1998, and kidnapping the infant. She posed as a nurse and took the baby from Shanara Mobley, then just 16 years old, telling her the child had a fever and needed to be examined.Williams, who suffered a miscarriage about a month before abducting the baby, immediately drove the infant to South Carolina, where she raised her as her own.“I know I wronged you and I’m so sorry,” Williams told Kamiyah’s birth parents during a court hearing last month. “So many days … I wanted to pick that child up and say, ‘Let’s get in this car and go’ — I just couldn’t.”Kamiyah Mobley said Williams was a good mother.“She was very open to all my friends I brought through that door,” she said of Williams. “She was one of those mothers, she was like open to sleepovers, open to company. Always smiling, always upbeat, up-tempo about everything. Very hard working, very hard working. She was actually getting her master’s [degree] before she was incarcerated.”Kamiyah said she wasn’t surprised that Williams was sentenced to 18 years on Friday during a hearing Williams asked her not to attend.“I kind of figured that,” she said of the sentence Williams received. “It was actually good … because at least I didn’t expect like eight and she got 18. I figured that was gonna happen. But I mean, she’ll still be alive. They didn’t give her like 30 or 45. She’ll come out walking and talking. It’s fine.”Kamiyah, who graduated from high school in 2016, has been busy working and doing a lot of paperwork, getting her social security number, birth certificate and trying to study to get her driver’s license.Bamberg, her attorney, said he’s witnessed Kamiyah cope admirably with a very complicated set circumstances.“It is what it is now, there are no more unknowns,” Bamberg said. “I’m proud of her.”Kamiyah said she plans on going to college someday and hopes “that I can find a better way to balance everybody and everything.”“Who wants to sit around and be sad all day?” she said. “I mean, it doesn’t help anything. It’s not going to change anything. I learned that a long time ago.”Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
Greensboro Police Dept.(GREENSBORO, N.C.) — An Amber Alert has been issued for a 3-year-old girl who was reported abducted in North Carolina Wednesday, allegedly taken by a woman in her 20s, authorities said.Ahlora Ashanti Sample Lindiment was reported abducted at 6:33 p.m. Wednesday from the Phillips Avenue area in Greensboro, the Greensboro Police Department said.The 3-year-old was taken from a playground, reported ABC Raleigh station WTVD.“We are still in the process of developing information on the possible abductor and will be updating information throughout the day,” Greensboro Police spokesman Ronald Glenn told ABC News Thursday morning. “We have had resources working throughout the night continuing to gather information.”Ahlora’s mother, Erica Lindiment, is pleading with the public to help.“Even if you don’t want to be known, or you don’t want to have your name or anything to do with it, you can always leave an anonymous tip,” she told WTVD. “Help us find her and make sure she gets home safe.”Ahlora was last seen wearing a short sleeve pink T-shirt, black jeans and possibly white sandals, said police.The suspect is described as a black woman in her 20s who stands at 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs about 135 pounds, said police. Her hair was in a short ponytail and she was wearing a short-sleeve black crop top with black pants with tiger print faces on them.Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or the Greensboro Police Department at 336-373-2287.Copyright © 2019, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.
Miami Dade College, isaccepting applications for the position of OutreachSpecialist, SBTRC Grant. The Outreach Specialist providessupport and assists in planning, organizing and executing the U.S.Department of Transportation (USDOT) Office of Small BusinessTransportation Resource Center’s (SBTRC) marketing activities. Theposition coordinates outreach activities and provides counseling,coaching and training to Small Business concerns around governmentcontracting and certification.Duties and Responsibilities:Coordinates business counseling meetings and provides advice,strategies and tools centering on business growth anddevelopmentPlans SBTRC hosted events (workshops, trainings, meetings,etc.) that properly align with grant objectivesTravels to represent DOT SBTRC at conferences, meetings,workshops, trade fairs and seminarsServes as a liaison and interacts with external stakeholders tofoster relationships with agency and institutional partnersAssists with creating and coordinating web site content, mediareleases, reports, newsletters, and other medium advertisingprogram activitiesCollects data and reports activities in U.S.DOT CustomerRelationship Management systemMaintains confidentiality of data collection from externalclients served by the USDOT SBTRCRequirements:Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing, Public Relations orrelated discipline from an accredited institution with three (3)years’ experience in government contracting, business development,training and coaching.To learn more about this and other positions at MiamiDade College visit us at www.mdc.edu/jobs.