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Oct 18th 2019 | Posted in Transportation by Government Contracting Pipeline

California – The San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) released a report detailing plans to improve transit to and from the San Diego International Airport. Four separate options are outlined and range in cost from $1.8 billion to $4.7 billion. Officials are in favor of the most expensive option: building a multi-level Grand Central Station and […]

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Oct 16th 2019 | Posted in Mary Scott Nabers' Insights, Opportunities by Mary Scott Nabers

Transportation congestion is surging. Demand for roadway access exceeds capacity, and something must be done. Time is lost, air quality is compromised, and motorists are frustrated to the point of exhaustion. Messages delivered by public officials in the past have fallen on deaf ears in many parts of the country. Americans continue to resist all […]

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Oct 11th 2019 | Posted in State by Texas Government Insider

The Texas Comptroller’s Office released a Certification Revenue Estimate (CRE) on October 10 that projects revenues available to the state for general spending to total about $121.76 billion for the 2020-21 biennium. That amount, which is up 9.6 percent from the 2018-2019 biennium, will finance the $118.86 billion in general-purpose spending appropriated by the 86th […]

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Oct 11th 2019 | Posted in Technology by Texas Government Insider

The innovation department at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) is embarking on several cutting-edge projects to deliver new products and services to the airport that support its operations. Airport innovators also are considering air taxis with a mission to conduct test flights by December 2020 between the airport’s corporate aviation area and a helipad in […]

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

North Carolina – Researchers at Duke University and the University of Georgia are developing a new flu vaccine. The Duke Human Vaccine Institute (DHVI) is receiving $400 million over seven years from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) to create a longer-lasting, more broadly protective vaccine compared to the current seasonal flu shot. […]

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Oct 11th 2019 | Posted in Mary Scott Nabers' Insights, Opportunities by Mary Scott Nabers

When bond elections are as abundant as they are this year, there’s no doubt    thousands of new opportunities will be available for companies to interact with governmental entities. The demand for services of all types will be huge. Government leaders at every jurisdictional level of government need funding for specific projects, and when the revenue […]

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Oct 4th 2019 | Posted in Transportation by Texas Government Insider

Nearly $1.72 billion in capital improvements at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (ABIA) are queuing up for funding over the next five years. Among the ABIA projects under consideration are a new $325 million terminal processor. The 863,000-square-foot building would process ticketing, security, and baggage. Construction of a new $106.8 million taxiway delta is scheduled to begin […]

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Oct 4th 2019 | Posted in Technology by Texas Government Insider

Texas A&M University System and U.S. Army Futures Command representatives announced a multi-year cooperative agreement on October 2 that will support research into new technologies. Through the agreement, Army Futures Command will provide $65 million over five years to aid Texas A&M System researchers in focusing on several areas that advance laser and hypersonic defense […]

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Oct 4th 2019 | Posted in Education by Government Contracting Pipeline

Nebraska – The University of Nebraska is getting a new athletic complex near its Memorial Stadium. The 350,000-square foot complex is estimated to cost $155 million and will serve the football program as well as student-athletes in all sports. Construction will begin in summer 2020 and finish in May or June of 2022. The three-story building […]

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