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Carroll Publishing launches GovSearch API™

November 7, 2018:Carroll Publishing announced the launch of GovSearch API™, a government contact data service that allows subscribers to connect server-to-server via HTTP and quickly develop a functional application or integrate into an existing web site or CRM application. Learn more.

Jeffrey Rosen confirmed as Deputy Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice

May 20, 2019: Jeffrey A. Rosen was confirmed as the Deputy Attorney General by the U.S. Senate on Thursday, May 16, 2019. Rosen, of Virginia, succeeds Rod Rosenstein, who retired on Saturday, May 11, 2019. Rosen, 61, Republican, graduated from Northwestern University with a bachelor of arts degree in economics in1979. He received his law degree from the Harvard Law School in 1982. He joined the law firm Kirkland and Ellis in 1982. He left the firm in 2003, and he started working for the federal government. From 2003 to 2006, Rosen was the General Counsel at the U.S. Department of Transportation, and he was the Counsel for Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta. In 2006, Rosen moved to the White House Office of Management and Budget, where he was the General Counsel and Senior Policy Adviser until 2009. He worked as a federal government Representative on the Board of Directors of Amtrak. Rosen returned to Kirkland and Ellis in 2009. In 2015 and 2016, Rosen was the chairman of the American Bar Association’s Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice.

Arkansas State House Minority Leader Charles Blake, Little Rock Democrat, resigns

May 20, 2019: Arkansas State House Minority Leader Charles Blake, Little Rock Democrat, announced on Thursday morning, May 16, 2019, that he was resigning from his House seat on May 16 to explore other career opportunities. Blake first informed the members of the House Democratic Caucus of his decision in an e-mail sent on Thursday morning, May 16. About an hour later, while walking into the State Capitol, he confirmed the news to a reporter. Blake said he had not made a decision regarding a new job, saying "I have a few opportunities." The e-mail he sent to his House colleagues said that Thursday, May 16, would be his last day in office. "Please know, that I do not make this decision lightly, and this is a struggle to even write this email," Blake wrote. "Serving with you all and in this chamber is fulfilling a life long dream. The last 5 years have helped define who I am, my purpose, and my continued service to my state, my city, and my community." Blake was elected to his first term in the State House in 2014. Blake rose to the position of Minority Leader in June, 2018.

Connie Madsen appointed Racine County, Wis., Register of Deeds

May 20, 2010: Connie C. Madsen was appointed as the Racine County, Wis., Register of Deeds by Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers on Friday, May 10, 2019. Madsen succeeds Tysons Fettes, who resigned on April 26, 2019. Madsen has two decades of experience in public work and local government, many of which were spent in Racine County. From 1993 to 2000, she worked in law enforcement, first as a Deputy Sheriff at the Racine County Sheriff’s Office and later at the Racine Police Department as a Patrol Officer. From 2000 to 2011, she worked at the Racine County District Attorney’s Office as the Program Coordinator for the Victim Witness Assistance Program. Most recently, she worked in local government positions in rural Arkansas. After she returned to Racine County in 2018, she ran for Clerk of the Circuit Court.

Patrick Fragman hired as President, Chief Executive Officer of Westinghouse

May 20, 2019: Patrick Fragman has been hired as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Westinghouse Electric Co., effective on August 19, 2019. Fragman succeeds Jose E. Gutierrez, who is scheduled to resign on July 31, 2019. Fragman is currently the group senior vice president atABB Limited. An executive committee of senior officials is scheduled to manage the day-to-day operations at Westinghouse in the interim period. Westinghouse filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy in early 2017 after the nuclear energy giant ran up about $9 billion in liabilities for parent company Toshiba Corporation. Westinghouse was acquired last year, 2018, by Brookfield Business Partners LP for $4.6 billion. Previously, Fragman spent fifteen years at Alstom in senior positions based in the U.S., France, Canada and China. Gutierrez joined Westinghouse in 2008, was named the Acting President and CEO in 2016, and then took the positions on a full-time basis in 2017. He is scheduled to continue to have a strategic position with Westinghouse as a member of a Global Advisory Board that is being established to provide guidance on Westinghouse’s international strategy to increase growth.

Chris Raymond hired as Vice President, Enterprise Strategy, Boeing

May 20, 2019: Chris Raymond has been hired as the Vice President for Enterprise Strategy at Boeing. Raymond was most recently the Vice President and General Manager of Autonomous Systems at Boeing’s Defense, Space and Security division. Raymond was hired in 2018 to lead the integration of Embraer’s engineering operations and products with those of Boeing as part of a strategic partnership, and he has held several senior leadership positions at Boeing, including Vice President of Global Business Development and Strategy for Boeing Defense, Space and Security. Raymond has worked on the boards of the National Defense Industrial Association and the Defense Acquisition University, and he is an associate fellow at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

Rob Jeffreys appointed Director, Illinois Department of Corrections

May 20, 2019: Rob Jeffreys was appointed as the Director of the Illinois Department of Corrections by Gov. J. B. Pritzker on Friday, May 10, 2019. Jeffreys has more than twenty years of experience in the corrections field. He worked for twenty-one of his twenty-four years in corrections management at the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections. Jeffreys was most recently the agency’s Chief of Staff, and he directed its Information Technology and Strategic Initiatives bureaus and the Office of Human Resources. He was previously the department’s Regional Director, managing the operations of eight adult prisons and the Adult Parole Authority, and the Bureau Chief of Classification and Reception. From 2007 to 2010, he was sent on a special assignment under the Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) as a National Prison Security Program Coordinator with the National Institute of Corrections in Washington D.C., developing programs and assessments for more than twenty-six federal and state agencies in the areas of security operations, security audit training, staffing analysis, emergency preparedness, prison management, and technical assistance. He also worked as Warden for correctional institutions in Chillicothe and Marion; as a Deputy Warden in Toledo; and in various positions at the Ohio Rehabilitation and Corrections’ St. Clairsville facility. Jeffreys received his master of science and bachelor of arts degrees in criminal justice from Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia.

Erin McKee nominated as U.S. Ambassador to Vanuatu

May 20, 2019: Erin E. McKee was nominated as the U.S. Ambassador to Vanuatu on Thursday, May 16, 2019. McKee is a career member of the federal government’s Senior Foreign Service. She is currently the Mission Director at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in Indonesia. Previously, McKee was a Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator and Chief Human Capital Officer at the USAID Office of Human Capital and Talent Management, and the Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator at the Bureau of Policy, Planning, and Learning at USAID Headquarters in Washington, D.C. She has worked at USAID Missions in Kazakhstan, Iraq, Peru, Bolivia, Israel, and Russia. McKee received a B.A. from the University of California at Davis, and an M.A. from the University of Washington. She speaks Russian, Spanish, and Bahasa Indonesian.