Jul 20th 2022 | Posted in State by Government Contracting Pipeline

Hawaii – The governor of Hawaii has signed the state budget, leaving in place $400 million for financing of the new Aloha Stadium in Halawa. Of the $400 million, $350 million is through the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism, while the other $50 million comes from the Stadium Development Special Fund to cover expenses […]

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Jul 8th 2022 | Posted in State by Government Contracting Pipeline

Missouri – The governor signed Fiscal Year 2023 state operating budget bills on June 30. The budget is approximately $47.5 billion, including $12.5 billion in general revenue. Missouri is going into FY 2023 with a nearly $3 billion surplus in general revenue. Public higher education institutions will receive $460.1 million for capital improvement projects. Some of […]

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Jun 6th 2022 | Posted in State by Texas Government Insider

The Texas General Land Office (GLO) is renewing its commitment to supporting communities in need of modern and resilient building codes and flood damage prevention ordinances with the launch of its $100 million Resilient Communities Program. Communities that receive the funds will develop, adopt, and implement modern and resilient building codes and flood damage prevention […]

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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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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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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 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 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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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 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 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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Nov 6th 2020 | Posted in News, State by Texas Government Insider

The study team of the Texas General Land Office (GLO) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) released a revised Coastal Texas Study draft proposal on October 30 for the construction of a coastal storm surge barrier in Galveston Bay. The Coastal Texas Protection & Restoration Feasibility Study, or the Coastal Texas Study, is examining the feasibility […]

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Aug 14th 2020 | Posted in State by Texas Government Insider

The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV)’s Strategic Plan for 2021-2025 includes plans to demolish and replace Building 5 at its Camp Hubbard Campus in Austin. Estimated project cost is $72 million. Buildings 1 and 5 at Camp Hubbard were built in 1955 and are experiencing multiple infrastructure system failures. Based on these factors and […]

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May 3rd 2020 | Posted in State by Government Contracting Pipeline
Rendering of Inglewood automated people mover

California – The California State Transportation Agency awarded the city of Inglewood a $95.2 million grant to put toward construction of the city’s $1.02 billion automated people mover and three stations. The Inglewood Transit Connector is designed to transport passengers from the LA Metro Crenshaw/LAX Line’s Downtown Inglewood Station to new housing and employment centers and […]

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Apr 27th 2020 | Posted in State by Texas Government Insider

The Texas General Land Office (GLO) notified the city of Houston on April 22 that it will seek approval to cancel nearly $1 billion in federal Hurricane Harvey housing recovery funds to the city and take over administration of the program. GLO Commissioner George P. Bush wrote Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner that due to ongoing […]

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Mar 27th 2020 | Posted in State by Government Contracting Pipeline

Kansas – State legislators passed a $10 billion transportation infrastructure plan renamed The Eisenhower Legacy Plan that will span 10 years of scheduled projects. The bill, which is awaiting Gov. Laura Kelly’s signature, is an amended version of Kelly’s FORWARD plan, which she announced in February. This plan allows for the maintenance and improvement of roads and highways […]

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Mar 6th 2020 | Posted in State by Government Contracting Pipeline
Rendering of Interdisciplinary Research Facility

Ohio – The board of trustees at Ohio State University (OSU) approved more than $600 million in construction projects that will support research and health care initiatives. The university can now enter into professional service and construction contracts for a number of projects including energy advancement, health care, recreation, and infrastructure. Money will come from a […]

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Jan 17th 2020 | Posted in State by Government Contracting Pipeline

Maine – The state’s department of transportation (MaineDOT) released a three-year work plan on January 14 that consists of more than $1.6 billion in highway, bridge, and multimodal capital projects. Overall, the work plan contains 2,051 individual items with an estimated value of $2.59 billion. Capital-related work includes bridge replacements, highway construction and paving, acquisition of buses […]

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Jan 3rd 2020 | Posted in State by Government Contracting Pipeline

Michigan – Funding continues to flow to the planned New Soo Lock project after President Trump signed a spending bill December 20 that included $75.3 million for the $1 billion project. Parallel locks at the Great Lakes facility are showing signs of age. In August, the only lock that can accommodate larger vessels closed twice for […]

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Dec 16th 2019 | Posted in State by Texas Government Insider

Houston-area government officials are voicing their concerns after the Texas General Land Office (GLO) announced the region would receive about one-fourth of the $4.3 billion in federal disaster assistance awarded to the state. Flood managers and other officials in Houston said they were expecting the area would get about half of the funds coming from […]

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Nov 22nd 2019 | Posted in State by Government Contracting Pipeline

New Hampshire – The New Hampshire Liquor Commission (NHLC) is interested in a public-private partnership (P3) along Interstate 95, heading northbound and southbound in Hampton. The commission wants to construct new liquor and wine outlets along this 88-acres of property and is looking to facilitate a sale. The NHLC plans to issue a request for proposals […]

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Nov 8th 2019 | Posted in State by Texas Government Insider

Voters across Texas passed more than $12.2 billion out of a total $13 billion in bond propositions November 5. Of the 84 entities that had bond propositions on the ballot, 66 of them had propositions that passed or a portion that were successful. Fifteen of the 20 highest-dollar measures were for educational organizations, most of […]

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