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More and more wildlife researchers and scientists are turning to drones to observe animals. Drones are in almost all ... Pete Quasius, the Lee-County-based Audubon lobbyist who's accompanying Roberts and the drone to the rookery islands said about the drone: “The birds just ignore it.” Meanwhile, the ...
SNELLVILLE – A group of small business owners had a direct line to President Donald Trump Tuesday and used it to voice their questions and comments about issues facing their businesses. Trump appointee Bruce LeVell, the Small Business Association's Office of Advocacy's Region 4 advocate, was the ...

“We're looking for trendlines,” said Pete Quasius, the Lee-County-based Audubon lobbyist who's ferrying Roberts and the drone to the rookery islands. Wildlife scientists are increasingly using drones to gather data. Traditionally, ecologists have looked for good vantage points to observe a flock, and use ...
Senate Confirms Former Coal Lobbyist to EPA's No. 2 Job ... A former lobbyist for one of the largest U.S. coal mining companies won confirmation to be the Environmental Protection Agency's No. 2 official ... More from Bloomberg.com: Saudis Shoot Down Missiles, Drones as Middle East Tensions Flare.
Take a second to think of technologies popularized in the last nine years: drones, self-driving cars, Amazon Echo, Google Home, among others. ... Around the time our anti-stalking bill stalled, I remember a lobbyist telling me that we should really consider setting our bill aside until Congress could pass a ...
WASHINGTON — Online retail giant Amazon is ignoring Donald Trump's barrage of taunts and threats, focusing instead on expanding its reach into industries that the president's broadsides haven't come close to hitting. Trump has hurled one charge after another at the company over the last week.

“Gerasimov is, like anyone in a senior military post, a lobbyist as much as a soldier, and at a time when the Russian defense budget is going to continue to shrink, he is doing what he can both to maintain it as high as possible and also to tilt procurement away from older-fashioned metalwork — which is ...
In an opinion post published in USA Today on Friday, Mayors Andrew Gillum of Tallahassee, FL; Bill Peduto of Pittsburgh and Ted Wheeler of Portland, OR called for an end to local gun preemption influenced by lobbyists and "special interests" on the state level. The letter cites 43 states which have a form ...
A group of lobbyists watch a debate on a bill relating to mass transit funding during the House session at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Saturday, March 10, 2018. The lobbyist .... It's also illegal to fly a drone within 50 feet of someone's home if the homeowner has asked the drone flier to stop. HB 638 from ...
The military has tested fully autonomous drones, submarines and trucks in recent years. An October 2016 test that aired on “60 Minutes” showed a swarm of 103 small drones getting into formation, reacting to their environment and otherwise operating without any human help. Wareham pegs her interest in ...
When Texas lawmakers passed a bill last year banning drones from flying near animal feedlots and oil and gas facilities, proponents said it was ... a top oil and gas lobbyist, told his audience that the drone legislation was an “anti-peeping Tom bill” that would serve as a “deterrent against bad journalists,” ...
AGADEZ, Niger (AP) - On the scorching edge of the Sahara Desert, the U.S. Air Force is building a base for armed drones, the newest front in America's battle against the growing ..... Neil Clark, ECOT's lobbyist and spokesman throughout last year's review, dismissed the whistleblower's allegations.
I'm not going to bother with the NRA drone that "people kill people" and "you don't know much about guns." (The latter may be true, but military experts stand ... The more fearful you make the gun lobbyists the more they're going to attack and mock you. But you know what? When it comes to command of ...
I'm not going to bother with the NRA drone that "people kill people" and "you don't know much about guns." (The latter may be true, but military experts stand ... The more fearful you make the gun lobbyists the more they're going to attack and mock you. But you know what? When it comes to command of ...
The ACLU of Ohio in a statement provided by chief lobbyist Gary Daniels called the bill “unnecessary and potentially unconstitutional. ... Hoagland, when asked about the drone regulations in the bill, argued that drones could be used in an “offensive move” to collect information from utilities, like a cellphone ...
The Pentagon has experienced a similar sentiment today with institutional pushback against drones. The Air Force and Navy continue to wrestle with recruitment, retention, and career advancement within the drone operator community, due to among other factors, a preference toward the existing manned ...
Ohio law enforcement agencies should never use drones for “unauthorized surveillance,” a state advisory panel says, but a civil liberties group ... Gary Daniels, chief lobbyist of the American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio, said the recommendations were “inadequate” because they don't address the potential ...

Amazon's chief concern was lobbying about internet sales taxes. But now it is moving into areas subjected to more regulation, including food, drones, and, reportedly, healthcare. The latest disclosure shows the breadth of Amazon's interests. The e-commerce company lobbied about drone privacy and food ...
The retailer's lobbying spending rose 16 percent as the company sought input on a wide range of issues, from drone regulation to intellectual property and ... spent a record $12.8 million lobbying the federal government in 2017, as the online retailer nudged policymakers on issues from tax reform to drones ...
An unmanned aerial vehicle — a drone — flies around over Coe College in July 2016 during a College for Kids program. Iowa legislators are drafting legislation to prohibit operation of drones over jails and prisons, though lobbyists for drone users see a need for exemptions. (Rebecca F. Miller/The Gazette) ...
TamThese drone images, taken on Jan. 16, 2018, show what remains of the casino shuttle ship ... The sale later led to the imprisonment of Jack Abramoff, a former influential lobbyist and one of the buyers of SunCruz, who pleaded guilty to fraud. PANIC: Survivor recalls what happened when casino boat ...
The hire marks the first time that X has retained its own outside lobbyists, but it's not such a surprising development. Along with battling onerous privacy bills and advocating for tax reforms, Google has always devoted some of its lobbying dollars toward advancing autonomous cars and drones and its other ...
Lawmakers from both parties voiced support, as did industry groups, including a lobbyist representing DJI, a Chinese company that is easily the largest manufacturer of consumer drones. “The classic example is that I'm in the backyard by the pool with my shirt off, I don't want people taking pictures of me,” ...
Tech companies have marshaled hundreds of lobbyists to press their ... expanding apprenticeship programs and accelerating drone testing all ...
It's maddening, it's infuriating and yet I feel compelled to drone on about boring ... There are plenty of amendments proposed and lots of lobbyist ...
14, when it held its periodic meeting with the city's federal and state lobbyists. ... Palo Alto's federal lobbyist, named the Republican tax-reform effort as a ... to add new language on regulating drones and promoting residential ...
Lobbyists and campaign contributors have managed to secure dozens ... thicket of complication and corruption that drones on for 2,600 pages.
“We know this puts the thumb on the scale in favor of the developer,” Crozier said referring to the land-use attorneys and lobbyists who often ...
SEATTLE (KOMO) -- A 20-year-old man who reportedly told Space Needle security that he crashed his drone into the Space Needle on New ...
SEATTLE (KOMO) -- A 20-year-old man who reportedly told Space Needle security that he crashed his drone into the Space Needle on New ...
... a long and distinguished aviation standards history, stumbles on drones again. ... manual,” is not applicable to Drone Advisory Sub-committee (DAC), ... Was it a registered lobbyist from a Chinese company or the RTCA that ...
According to TWC's website, its clients include several Israeli defence companies including Elbit Systems, whose drones operate in the ...
Corcoran darkly hinted the Clemens' affair with the lobbyist was ... not to realize that cameras may be whirring and drones may be droning ...
Corcoran darkly hinted the Clemens' affair with the lobbyist was ... not to realize that cameras may be whirring and drones may be droning ...
Hey, it's an LAPD drone, though as soon as you think that a voice from the drone booms robotically, “I am not a drone. I am a ... It's a lobbyist! Your mama warned you about City Hall lobbyists, and you've fallen into the trap.
Until now, the Federal Aviation Administration restricted drones from flying ... “Is Fake News Washington Post being used as a lobbyist weapon ...
Google has upped its spending on Washington DC lobbyists in the hope of ... delivery drones, and kites that harness wind to generate energy.
The Auglaize County Sheriff's Office has been using drones for ... spokesman and chief lobbyist for the American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio.
The super-secret Google X lab has hired its own lobbyists in the nation's ... autonomous cars and drones and its other so-called “moonshots. ... And Project Wing is Google's attempt to deliver packages by autonomous drone.
Delivery Drones and Driverless Vehicles: UPS, FedEx Investing in Drones ... show that some of the same UPS lobbyists pushing Congress to pass tax cuts .... In this test, the drone made one delivery while the driver continued ...
Trump to Begin Drone Export War With China and Israel, Relaxing Sales Rules Abroad ... Remy Nathan, a lobbyist with the Aerospace Industry Association. ... Hunter-killer drones, which have essentially changed the face of ...
Texas' new drone regulation is being marketed as a necessity for safety ... Agricultural lobbyists gave over $4 million in campaign funds to our ...
4 Big Reasons That Drones Need to Be Regulated ... hard to determine exactly why a given drone might be in a given location. ... want because Congress said they can and their lobbyists will fight to defend their right to do so.
14, when it held its periodic meeting with the city's federal and state lobbyists. ... Palo Alto's federal lobbyist, named the Republican tax-reform effort as a ... to add new language on regulating drones and promoting residential ...
For many privacy advocates and police critics, however, the drones stir ... who cast the sole vote against the drone program Tuesday, asked Beck about his ... Female lawmakers, staffers and lobbyists speak out on 'pervasive' ...
A state legislator who was groped by a male lobbyist weeks after she ... off on a yearlong test of drones by the Los Angeles Police Department, ...
... as with the use of drone assassination and dragnet surveillance. ... political pressure groups, and lobbyists — backed up by the power of ...
Is it possible to then feed commands to the drone without the ... Shrewder still would be the same company's representatives and lobbyists influencing the ... Not that backdoors and other vulnerabilities are limited to drones, ...
One of Florida's main petroleum lobbyists suggested a government-controlled reserve would ... “If we could drone drop it in there, we would.
Hurricanes Harvey and Irma may have done more for the UAV industry than an army of lobbyists working on Capitol Hill. Among the drone owners involved in ...


 

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