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Jun 21st 2021 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline
MAX Red Line Extension

Washington, D.C. – The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) will award $250 million in funding to 22 transit projects under construction or in development in 13 states. Some of Small Starts projects in development that will receive funds from the FTA’s Capital Investment Grant (CIG) program are: California – The San Bernardino County Transportation Authority will receive a […]

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Jun 16th 2021 | Posted in Mary Scott Nabers' Insights, Opportunities by Mary Scott Nabers

At a time when an abundance of federal funding is already aiding state and local governments, even more is about to be released. This new funding will be allocated to public entities to support critical projects related to disaster mitigation. The funding will come from a Hazard Mitigation Assistance program within the Federal Emergency Management […]

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Jun 15th 2021 | Posted in Infrastructure by Government Contracting Pipeline
Bridgeport Bridge

Oklahoma – State transportation commissioners approved a $1.79 billion FY 2022 Budget Work Program on June 7 that prioritizes bridge grading and rehabilitation projects. Several major bridge projects are included for FY 2022 in the 8-Year Construction Work Plan developed by the Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) that orders projects by fiscal year throughout the state. […]

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Jun 15th 2021 | Posted in Education, Water Projects by Government Contracting Pipeline
Mayfield High School

Kentucky – As part of the Better Kentucky Plan, the state will send $127 million to local school districts to fund construction and renovation projects and accept applications for $250 million in grants for clean water initiatives. The funds are part of the $1.3 billion that the state will direct to improving schools, expanding internet access, […]

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Jun 15th 2021 | Posted in Transportation by Texas Government Insider
City of Dallas Loop 9

To be eligible for state and federal funding, the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) is developing a Regional 10-Year Plan that proposes allocations of $4.28 billion for projects in fiscal year 2022. NCTCOG is focusing on fully funding existing projects that are already in its system and that will be included in its […]

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Jun 15th 2021 | Posted in Energy by Texas Government Insider

Bills to reform the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) and weatherize the state’s power grid were signed into law on June 8 to address leadership and system failures during Winter Storm Uri. Senate bills 2 and 3 will require the weatherization of power generation facilities, natural gas facilities, and transmission facilities to withstand extreme […]

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Jun 11th 2021 | Posted in Mary Scott Nabers' Insights, Opportunities by Mary Scott Nabers

Less than a month ago, President Biden released his proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2022 that includes $9.8 billion in funding for cybersecurity enhancements. Cyberbreaches are making the headlines too often – almost on a weekly basis – and those are only the attacks that are reported. Not only are the breaches costly, but they […]

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Jun 4th 2021 | Posted in Infrastructure by Texas Government Insider
African black-footed penguins

Plans for a new veterinary hospital and education center at the Cameron Park Zoo in Waco are entering the design phase after the City Council approved a contract for architectural services with construction drawings anticipated in six months. Part of a four-phase bond project approved by voters in 2019, the estimated $8.33 million complex will […]

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Jun 4th 2021 | Posted in Public-Private Partnerships (P3) by Texas Government Insider
Dallas City Hall

The Dallas City Council adopted a new Economic Development Policy on May 26 that will support local investments, job creation, corporate relocation, and equitable community development. One policy goal is to develop transformative mixed-use projects in proximity to universities, hospitals, and schools in Southern Dallas to foster long-term job growth. As defined in the policy, […]

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Jun 4th 2021 | Posted in Water Projects by Texas Government Insider
Bell County water district office

The Bell County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 is considering an estimated $228 million in water and wastewater treatment upgrades to serve the cities of Killeen and Belton and surrounding areas. In a presentation to district board members on May 26, a ranked list of water system capital upgrades totaled a projected $173 […]

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