May 2nd 2022 | Posted in State by Government Contracting Pipeline
Phoenix interchange

Arizona – The state of Arizona launched the Infrastructure Investment Jobs Act Task Force to ensure the state continues to use federal infrastructure funds efficiently and effectively. The task force will strategically align Arizona’s priorities and investments with federal funding opportunities. Funding from the Infrastructure Investment Jobs ACT (IIJA), a $1.2 trillion spending bill passed by Congress, […]

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Mar 30th 2022 | Posted in State by Texas Government Insider

The Texas Facilities Commission (TFC) will host a mandatory pre-submittal conference at 10 a.m. March 29 for architectural, engineering, and construction services for Phase Two of the Capitol Complex Project in Austin. Phase Two is comprised of two new state office buildings, parking structures, and extension of pedestrian mall (“Capitol Mall”) within the complex. Selected […]

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Mar 30th 2022 | Posted in Federal by Government Contracting Pipeline
Florida Everglades

Washington, D.C. – Legislators across the country secured millions of dollars from the $1.2 trillion omnibus spending bill in earmarks for projects in their states and districts. The basic bill provides federal agencies with $730 billion in nondefense funding, a $46 billion increase over fiscal 2021. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers leadership secured $350 million for […]

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Mar 21st 2022 | Posted in Federal by Government Contracting Pipeline

Washington, D.C. – The $1.2 trillion omnibus appropriations legislation signed on March 15 includes more than $52.87 billion for energy and water development, an increase of $3.42 billion from fiscal year 2021. The bill supplies funds for water resources development programs and over $8 billion for related activities of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) […]

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Mar 11th 2022 | Posted in Federal by Texas Government Insider
El Paso Bridge of the Americas

Two Texas land ports of entry are set to receive a portion of $3.4 billion in funding from the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) for modernization and construction projects through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. Federal funding will support the construction and modernization of land ports of entry (LPOEs) on the country’s northern and southern borders […]

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Feb 9th 2022 | Posted in Federal by Government Contracting Pipeline
Kimball Health Services hospital

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will invest $1 billion to build and improve community facilities in 48 states to increase access to health care, education, and public safety. More than 730 projects will benefit from the USDA funding designed to spur community development and build sound infrastructure for people living in rural […]

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Jan 31st 2022 | Posted in State by Texas Government Insider
Texas Military Preparedness Committee - Corpus Christi Naval Air Station

The Texas Military Preparedness Commission awarded a new round of $15.3 million in grants to assist military communities across the state that may be impacted by any future Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) rounds. Funds from the Defense Economic Adjustment Assistance Grant (DEAAG) program will be invested in infrastructure projects. Additional funding will go to […]

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Oct 29th 2021 | Posted in Federal by Texas Government Insider
Naval Air Station Kingsville Fire Department

The Kingsville City Commission approved two grant applications on October 12 seeking state funding for the construction of a fire rescue truck facility and relocation of the Pass and Tag Office at Naval Air Station (NAS) Kingsville. By applying for Defense Economic Adjustment Assistance Grants (DEAAG), Kingsville hopes to secure funds that will support its […]

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Sep 30th 2021 | Posted in Legislation/Policy by Government Contracting Pipeline

California – The governor of California signed a $15 billion climate package on September 23 that includes investments for building wildfire and forest resilience, supporting immediate drought response and long-term water resilience, and protecting communities from climate risks such as extreme heat and sea level rise. The $5.2 Billion Water and Drought Resilience Package invests […]

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Sep 30th 2021 | Posted in State by Texas Government Insider
TRS building rendering

The Teacher Retirement System (TRS) board of trustees on September 17 authorized the purchase of a new headquarters at the Mueller Business District in Austin, pending final negotiations. TRS, which manages a pension trust fund of nearly $200 billion, estimates the move will save it up to $15 million over the next 20 years by […]

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Sep 8th 2021 | Posted in Federal by Government Contracting Pipeline

Washington, D.C. – The Federal Railroad Administration will make nearly $362 million available through its Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) Grant Program. CRISI funds projects that reduce congestion, improve short-line and regional railroad infrastructure, relocate rail lines, enhance multi-modal connections, and facilitate service integration between rail and other modes such as at ports or […]

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Sep 8th 2021 | Posted in State by Texas Government Insider

The Port of Corpus Christi Authority and the Texas General Land Office (GLO) will co-develop a carbon dioxide storage solution in the Coastal Bend in support of national decarbonization targets. Such a solution would involve infrastructure to transport and permanently store carbon dioxide captured by various industrial target sources in the greater Port of Corpus […]

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Aug 26th 2021 | Posted in State by Texas Government Insider
Capitol Complex construction

The Texas Facilities Commission (TFC) anticipates issuing three solicitations by the end of the month for construction managers at risk (CMARs) to oversee major capital projects for state facilities. TFC intends to release a CMAR solicitation for the second phase of the Capitol Complex by the end of the month. The second phase will add […]

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Jun 28th 2021 | Posted in Federal by Texas Government Insider

Hundreds of airports in Texas will receive millions of dollars in Airport Rescue Grants from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The agency will award $7.39 billion in grants to airports across the country to keep U.S. airport workers employed, construction projects going and help U.S. airports recover from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The […]

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Jun 21st 2021 | Posted in State, Water Projects by Texas Government Insider
Houston flooding

The Texas General Land Office (GLO) is drafting an action plan that includes a set aside of $750 million in federal disaster mitigation funding to Harris County and will direct at least $500 million in additional funds to the county through a regional mitigation program. After Harris County was denied a direct allocation by the […]

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Jun 4th 2021 | Posted in Federal by Government Contracting Pipeline
Minnesota Gold Line BRT station rendering

Washington, D.C. – The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is recommending $2.5 billion to help fund the construction or completion of 25 rail, bus rapid transit (BRT), and streetcar projects in 12 states as well as others that earn eligibility in fiscal year 2022. FTA’s FY 2022 Annual Report on Funding Recommendations includes $1.56 billion for 17 […]

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Apr 22nd 2021 | Posted in State by Texas Government Insider

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) awarded the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) a $5 million grant to test a new user-based funding method for highways and bridges. To help pay for road infrastructure improvements and maintenance and optimize roadway performance, TxDOT plans to assess the feasibility of using smartphone technology to better understand travel patterns. […]

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Apr 22nd 2021 | Posted in Federal by Government Contracting Pipeline
Florida Keys

Washington, D.C. – The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on April 15 announced $300 million in financial assistance for water infrastructure upgrades in Washington, D.C., Louisville, Kentucky, and the Florida Keys. Funds will come from the EPA’s Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) as part of 49 allotments totaling $9.3 billion. DC Water will receive $156 […]

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Apr 1st 2021 | Posted in State by Texas Government Insider

The Texas Transportation Commission approved the Texas-Mexico Border Transportation Master Plan (BTMP) on March 25 that forecasts strong economic growth but cautions that border infrastructure improvements are needed to avoid crossing times rising to unmanageable levels. Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) staff presented the plan, which projects: The value of goods moved by commercial motor […]

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Mar 23rd 2021 | Posted in Federal by Government Contracting Pipeline
Grand Mesa

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will invest $285 million in 556 deferred infrastructure improvements in national forests and grasslands for fiscal year 2021. These U.S. Forest Service projects will benefit from the newly created National Parks and Public Land Legacy Restoration Fund established to contribute to economic growth and job creation in […]

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Mar 4th 2021 | Posted in State by Texas Government Insider
Lamar State College-Port Arthur

Multiple recovery efforts around the state will benefit from $19.3 million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance grants from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA). The EDA investments announced on February 18 are: Lamar State College Port Arthur will receive $4.3 million to support workforce development and diversification through the design and construction […]

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Feb 2nd 2021 | Posted in State by Texas Government Insider

The Texas Military Preparedness Commission will award $16.3 million to military communities from the Defense Economic Adjustment Assistance Grant program. These grants assist military communities across the state that may be impacted by any closures. The funds will be invested in infrastructure projects and other initiatives to increase the military value of these installations in […]

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Jan 25th 2021 | Posted in Federal by Government Contracting Pipeline

Alabama – Huntsville prevailed in the bidding war to be the new site of the U.S. Space Command headquarters. Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett selected Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville as the preferred location for the headquarters on January 13 for factors related to mission, infrastructure capacity, community support, and costs to the Department of […]

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Jan 6th 2021 | Posted in Federal by Texas Government Insider
Houston Ship Channel

The omnibus funding bill signed into law on December 27 authorized 20 water infrastructure projects in Texas under the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2020. Authorization of the Houston Ship Channel Expansion Improvement Project will bolster efforts to expand the port. As the local sponsor of this federal waterway, Port Houston is partnering with […]

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Nov 24th 2020 | Posted in Federal by Texas Government Insider

Port San Antonio is one of six candidate locations selected by the Department of the Air Force for the U.S. Space Command Headquarters on November 19. Self-nominated communities from across 24 states were evaluated as potential locations for hosting the headquarters. San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg led a contingent that recently visited Washington, D.C. to […]

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