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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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 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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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 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 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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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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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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Jun 26th 2020 | Posted in Federal by Government Contracting Pipeline
Sacramento Station

California – The Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG) released a list of more than $11 billion in near-term infrastructure projects on June 23 that could be funded by federal stimulus spending. Titled “Ready for Recovery: A Call for Short-Term Strategic Investments in Infrastructure in the Greater Sacramento Region,” the list identifies hundreds of critical projects from 50 […]

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Jun 19th 2020 | Posted in Federal by Government Contracting Pipeline
Portal North Bridge rendering

New Jersey – The state’s application for a $811.12 million federal grant to replace the aging Portal North bridge earned President Trump’s authorization on June 12. After his dinner with Gov. Phil Murphy, the president tweeted he would support the Federal Transit Administration grant for the $1.9 billion project, which is one in a series of […]

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Jun 5th 2020 | Posted in Federal by Texas Government Insider
Hurricane Harvey damages in Rockport

The Texas General Land Office (GLO) kicked off the first round of the application process for nearly $1.2 billion in federal funding for mitigation projects in communities impacted by Hurricane Harvey and severe flooding in 2015 and 2016. GLO officials are administrating the federal funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) […]

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Apr 20th 2020 | Posted in Federal by Government Contracting Pipeline

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) on April 14 announced the award of about $10 billion to commercial and general aviation airports from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Airport Grant Program. USDOT’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is ready to deliver CARES Act grants in April to eligible airports throughout the nation. […]

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Apr 13th 2020 | Posted in Federal by Texas Government Insider
HUD headquarters

Overview of Texas Covid Relief Plan Funding by HUD Texas is set to receive $220 million of $3.06 billion in grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). HUD will distribute the funding through its Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Emergency […]

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Apr 7th 2020 | Posted in Federal by Government Contracting Pipeline

Washington, D.C. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) created a Supply Chain Stabilization Task Force to secure needed supplies and equipment in the COVID-19 fight. Supply Chain Stabilization Task Force One of eight COVID-19 focused task forces under the National Response Coordination Center (NRCC), this […]

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Feb 17th 2020 | Posted in Federal by Government Contracting Pipeline

Washington, D.C. – President Trump released his draft FY 2021 budget on February 10 that proposes $1 trillion for infrastructure investment that joins budget plans by House Democrats and a U.S. Senate environmental committee. The draft budget calls for a 10-year reauthorization of surface transportation programs with $755 billion in mandatory spending from the Highway Trust […]

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

The city of Seabrook secured funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for design and engineering of a new Pine Gulley Wastewater Treatment Plant. Hurricane Ike flooding damaged the city’s current Main Street plant, which is at sea level, and left residents without sewage service for five days. Repairs took months to complete. FEMA […]

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Nov 1st 2019 | Posted in Federal by Government Contracting Pipeline

Illinois – The state’s Capital Development Board (CDB) and Department of Veterans’ Affairs will host a vendor forum on November 4 for the design and construction of a new veterans home. The forum will be from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Quincy Veteran’s Home. As part of the Rebuild Illinois capital plan, the state is […]

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Oct 18th 2019 | Posted in Federal by Texas Government Insider

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) recently announced $48 million in disaster relief and resiliency grants for Texas. More than $13 million will be matched in local funds to help create 7,487 jobs, retain 225 jobs, and generate $6 billion in private investment. Among the grant recipients are: City of West Orange […]

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Oct 11th 2019 | Posted in Federal by Government Contracting Pipeline

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) is looking to advance its mail delivery fleet using drones. The agency issued a request for information (RFI) as it seeks to gather information about the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) market, which it will use to consider future requirements. Candidates would develop UAS operations and demonstrate the reliability […]

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Aug 8th 2019 | Posted in Federal, News by Texas Government Insider

The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) has been awarded an $8.78 million federal grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation for work on seven existing bridges. NCTCOG serves a 16-county region of North Central Texas, which is centered on Dallas and Fort Worth. NCTCOG will use funds from the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) […]

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