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McAuliffe to Reveal Budget Plans Friday

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe has scheduled a news conference to release his plans for the state budget passed by the General Assembly. McAuliffe will address members of the press on Friday. Lawmarkers passed the two-year budget last week that forgoes Medicaid elibility expansion and McAuliffe and other Democratic lawmakers are …

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DoD Nominees to Appear before SASC

The Senate Armed Services Committee is holding a confirmation hearing in the Hart Senate Office Building today at 9:30 a.m. to consider five nominees for positions within the Department of Defense. The nominees appearing before SASC include Laura Junor, to be principal deputy undersecretary of defense for personnel and readiness; …

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DARPA Develops Gecko-Like Climbing Tech for Soldiers

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency recently unveiled a new gecko-like technology that aims to give soldiers the ability to scale walls like Spider-Man, American Live Wire reported Wednesday. Will Phoenix writes that the new tools, called Geckskin, helped a 218-pound man with 50 pounds of additional weights attached to …

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Halifax Group Acquires U.S. Environment Services, Merges USES with K2 Industrial Services

The private equity firm Halifax Group announced yesterday that they have acquired United States Environmental Services, Inc., (USES) a leader in providing environmental, emergency response, industrial and maintenance services to green-respective organizations including that of marine and rail transportation companies. Additionally Halifax signed off on the merging of USES with …

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