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Latest Poll: Hanabusa Leads Ige by More than 2-to-1

HONOLULU, May 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — In the most recent and largest poll of likely registered Democrat voters, Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa holds a commanding lead over incumbent David Ige. (PRNewsfoto/Hanabusa for Governor)… (PRNewsfoto/Hanabusa for Governor)… Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa The poll was conducted by Qmark Research of Honolulu from April 21 to May 7, 2018. It included Read More…

FRESHPET INVESTIGATION INITIATED BY FORMER LOUISIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates the Officers and Directors of Freshpet, Inc. – FRPT

NEW ORLEANS, May 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq., a partner at the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC (“KSF”), announces that KSF has commenced an investigation into Freshpet, Inc. (NasdaqGM: FRPT).   On November 11, 2015, the Company reported its financial results for Q3 2015 Read More…

CBS CORPORATION INVESTIGATION INITIATED BY FORMER LOUISIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates the Officers and Directors of CBS Corporation – CBS

NEW ORLEANS, May 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq., a partner at the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC (“KSF”), announces that KSF has commenced an investigation into CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS).   Beginning in November 2017, a series of news reports revealed claims of widespread Read More…

ADT SHAREHOLDER ALERT BY FORMER LOUISIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Reminds Investors with Losses in Excess of $100,000 of Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Class Action Lawsuit Against ADT, Inc. – ADT

NEW ORLEANS, May 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC (“KSF”) and KSF partner, former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., remind investors that they have until July 20, 2018 to file lead plaintiff applications in a securities class action lawsuit against ADT, Inc. (NYSE: ADT), if they purchased the Company’s shares Read More…

PPG SHAREHOLDER ALERT BY FORMER LOUISIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Reminds Investors with Losses in Excess of $100,000 of Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Class Action Lawsuit Against PPG Industries, Inc. – PPG

NEW ORLEANS, May 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC (“KSF”) and KSF partner, former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., remind investors that they have until July 19, 2018 to file lead plaintiff applications in a securities class action lawsuit against PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE: PPG), if they purchased the Read More…

DataBlockChain.io Officially Announces the Release of Its MVP

CAMANA BAY, Cayman Islands, May 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Camana Bay, Cayman Islands Blockchain-based data company DataBlockChain.io has officially announced the release of its MVP (try it here). The DataBlockChain.io team couldn’t be more excited to unveil what they have been working on. “It’s a truly exciting breakthrough for our project and the data industry as Read More…

Make some room for summit Day 2

With help from Anthony Adragna and Emily Holden MAKE SOME ROOM — PFAS SUMMIT ENTERS DAY 2: It’s the second and final day of EPA’s summit on dangerous chemicals cropping up in drinking water supplies around the country. Deputy Administrator Andrew Wheeler will deliver opening remarks, but the rest of today’s agenda is pretty vague, Read More…

Inside today's PFAS summit

With help from Anthony Adragna INSIDE TODAY’S PFAS CONFAB: Under fire for a still-unreleased assessment of chemicals that are worrying drinking water experts across the country, EPA will convene a two-day summit to gather input from state officials, industry representatives and a handful of public health advocates on how to address the problem. But the Read More…

Another House WOTUS vote … maybe

With help from Anthony Adragna and Annie Snider ANOTHER HOUSE WOTUS VOTE … MAYBE: The House is scheduled to vote today on an amendment to the farm bill, H.R. 2 (115), from Indiana Republican Rep. Jim Banks that would repeal the Obama administration’s Waters of the U.S. rule. Provisions targeting the rule, which is deeply Read More…

Trump keeps up pressure on Perry

With help from Anthony Adragna, Emily Holden and Eric Wolff TRUMP PRESSURES PERRY FOR SOLUTIONS: Faced with calls from donors to live up to his campaign promises, President Donald Trump is keeping the pressure on Energy Secretary Rick Perry to come up with a plan to bail out struggling coal and nuclear plants, sources tell Read More…

Pruitt makes his Senate return

With help from Anthony Adragna TIME TO FACE THE MUSIC: Scott Pruitt hits the Hill again today, and on top of the questions he can expect on his lavish spending and ethical quandaries, the EPA administrator will be asked to explain why EPA helped to bury a federal study that would have increased warnings about Read More…

Another Tuesday, another primary

With help from Annie Snider and Eric Wolff ANOTHER TUESDAY, ANOTHER PRIMARY: We’re getting deep into midterms season with several statewide primaries taking place today in Idaho, Nebraska, Oregon and Pennsylvania. Interest will be focused on the Keystone State in particular to measure the toll of recent court-ordered redistricting as well as a spate of Read More…

Pruitt makes Hill return this week

HE’LL BE BACK: EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt will return to the Hill to testify before the Senate this week, sitting down with Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s Appropriations Interior-Environment panel for what is likely to be a confrontational hearing. Though it’s ostensibly about EPA’s fiscal 2019 budget, expect Democrats to go hard at Pruitt over his Read More…

Trump, automakers meet on emissions

With help from Anthony Adragna and Daniel Lippman START YOUR ENGINES: Competing voices will be on full display today, while President Donald Trump meets with automakers who will plead their case on fuel efficiency standards. The goal for automakers: Beat back the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s strict plan and persuade the White House to Read More…

Zinke's turn on the Hill

With help from Eric Wolff, Alex Guillén, Anthony Adragna and Jennifer Haberkorn ZINKE HEADS TO THE HILL: Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke faces his Senate appropriators today to discuss his department’s budget request for fiscal 2019. Expect Democrats to bring up familiar topics, such as his plans to reorganize the department and last year’s decision to Read More…

Conservative talker has pull with Pruitt

With help from Eric Wolff and Anthony Adragna PRUITT GETS TO IT FOR HEWITT: New emails emerged Monday that provide previously unknown details in the ongoing raft of controversies that have plagued EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt — and provide more ammo for onlookers who worry Pruitt spends too much time currying favor with his political Read More…

It's markup time

IT’S MARKUP TIME: House appropriators are kick-starting the process this week on their first individual spending bills of the year. The House Energy-Water subcommittee released the text of its draft appropriations bill Sunday night, aiming for $44.7 billion in spending — an increase of $1.5 billion from the fiscal year 2018 enacted level and $8.17 Read More…

Emails from the land down under

SCENES FROM THE SWAMP: Congress may be out this week, but congressional committees are still hard at work on probes around EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt. Ongoing investigations into Pruitt’s travel spending and security arrangements were playing out behind closed doors as a trove of new documents circulated among the Republican and Democratic staffers on the Read More…

Pruitt probe heats up

With help from Alex Guillén, Tim Starks and Eric Wolff EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is trying to keep a low profile since last week’s double dose of congressional hearings, where he blamed his staff for some of the swirling critiques he’s confronting. EPA doesn’t release Pruitt’s public calendar ahead of time — or even where Read More…

Coal ash ponds in the crosshairs

With help from Alex Guillén, Eric Wolff and Anthony Adragna GREENS GAIN GROUND ON GROUNDWATER: Environmental groups have notched up a pair of big legal wins that could spell trouble for the coal ash ponds that leak toxic pollution into the groundwater that ultimately ends up in rivers and lakes protected by the Clean Water Read More…

Oasis looks to expand oil ambitions beyond North Dakota’s Bakken

By Ernest Scheyder HOUSTON, Dec 21 (Reuters) – Oasis Petroleum Inc, the last major oil producer operating exclusively in North Dakota’s Bakken shale formation, is heading south to the nation’s largest oilfield, pursuing a pricey expansion as investors worry about maturing shale fields. Oasis shares have tumbled 21 percent following last week’s disclosure, pointing to Read More…

GTUIT at Abu Dhabi Nation Exhibit

GTUIT, a Billings-based manufacturer of mobile gas treatment systems, will participate in the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference taking place in Abu Dhabi Nation Exhibition Center, November 13-16. The company will be showcased by Caterpillar in its exhibit as technology “that keeps our customers connected to their assets, contributing to their overall success.” Read More…

Two Ohio coal plants to close

An electric utility company is closing two coal-fired power plants by next year, citing economic conditions. Dayton Power & Light, a subsidiary of utility giant AES Corp., announced on Monday the closure of the J.M. Stuart and Killen generating stations, following a monthslong review of the plants. They are the latest in a string of Read More…

Colstrip power plant owner pushes for tax break to keep plant units open

Talen Energy is pushing Montana lawmakers for a tax break worth millions to keep two units of the coal-fired Colstrip power plant open, with one Republican leader saying Tuesday the units could close within the year without some form of assistance. House Speaker Austin Knudsen, R-Culbertson, said the $10 million coal severance tax reduction proposed Read More…