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2018 Election Report – National and Maryland Overview

12/3/2018

The 2018 election was one for the record books, both nationally and in Maryland. Votes were tallied for weeks after Election Day and the results of races changed around the nation and in Maryland as time went on.

National Election Results

As the vote counts continued, Democrats grew their margins in the U.S. House of Representatives.  The Democrats picked up 40 seats.  The Democrats will now hold 235 seats and the Republicans will hold 200 seats when the 166th Congress convenes on January 3, 2019.

In the U.S. Senate, Republicans defeated Democrat incumbents in Indiana, North Dakota ...

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Howard County Public Schools Pathways

Electrician Pre-Apprenticeship Pathways Information Sessions

12/2/2018

Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) high school students interested in a career as an electrician are encouraged to explore Student Pre-Apprenticeship Pathways.

Information sessions ...

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DOL Apprenticeship.gov

DOL Launches Apprenticeship.Gov and Apprenticeship Finder

12/2/2018

The U.S. Department of Labor has announced the launch of Apprenticeship.gov, an innovative web portal that features an Apprenticeship Finder that connects career ...

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NJ Solar Commitment

Joseph Fiordaliso, NJBPU president

New Milestone Underscores New Jersey's Solar Commitment

12/2/2018

This month, New Jersey surpassed a milestone of 100,000 installed solar projects, and the state says Gov. Phil Murphy’s “clean energy agenda” will ...

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Field Calculation Class

Field Calculation Class

4/17/2016

Course Overview
This class is designed to help electricians with every day calculation problems in ...

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Philips Lighting Event

Philips Contractor Event

4/17/2016

Philips Lighting and your local Philips lighting representative, Zanger Associates, welcome you to join us ...

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Scholarship Application

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IECF Scholarship Fund Deadline: June 1st 2016

4/4/2016

The purpose of the IEC Foundation Scholarship Fund is to provide annual scholarships to both ...

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career path

New Incentive Program for Employers to Support Registered Apprenticeships

4/4/2016

Governor’s Executive Order Forty-Nine provides a total of $400,000 annually in funding for ...

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Aerial Lifts

NIOSH and OSHA provide online resources to prevent aerial lift injuries and fatalities

4/4/2016

While aerial lifts are used frequently at construction, warehousing, and many other jobsites, they can ...

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Solar and Wind

Maryland House Advances Major Bill to Expand Renewable Energy

4/3/2016

ANNAPOLIS—The Maryland House of Delegates voted by a resounding, bipartisan margin -- 92-43 -- today to ...

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Rexel

IEC Cheseapeake Thanks Rexel, Inc.

4/3/2016

Sam Karas, Energy Specialist for Rexel. Inc. and a group of top manufactures have donated ...

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Shepherd Electric

Shepherd Electric Donates Materials

4/3/2016

Long- time Associate Partner with IEC Chesapeake, Shepherd Electric, has made a substantial donation of ...

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Grant Shmelzer

IEC Chesapeake Executive Director, Grant Shmelzer, to be named as Chair of the Maryland Youth Advisory Apprenticeship Committee

4/3/2016

Our Executive Director, Grant Shmelzer, has recently been asked to move from his Governor appointed ...

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Parallel Universe

Parallel Universes, Women, Electrical, and the Military…..Scratching your head yet?

4/3/2016

Parallel Universes, Women, Electrical, and the Military…..Scratching your head yet?

Electricians are mathematical thinkers- ...

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Money One

10 Great Ways to Spend an Income Tax Refund

By: Money One Federal Credit Union
4/3/2016

Expecting a substantial income tax refund this year? If so, you are in the majority ...

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Cyber-Crime is Scary and Expensive

By: Federated Insurance
4/3/2016

Cyber-Crime is Scary and Expensive

Business owners today understand the tremendous benefits of using the ...

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Zika Virus
Fisher & Phillips

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Zika Virus FAQs for Employers

4/1/2016
Maryland Apprenticeship Ambassador Program

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