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GSA to Update Business Structure With Trump Organization on Old Post Office Building Lease

The General Services Administration aims to change its business structure with The Trump Organization and the agency seeks information that could help explain and describe new organizational structures that can apply to GSA’s Old Post Office building lease. GSA said Wednesday it will review the new organizational structure and evaluation its compliance …

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DoD Secretary Nominee James Mattis to Attend Senate Confirmation Hearing, Cancels Appearance Before House Panel

James Mattis, a retired U.S. Marine Corps general, will appear Thursday before a Senate panel hearing for his confirmation as secretary of the Defense Department but called off his attendance to a House Armed Services Committee hearing scheduled on the same day, Military Times reported Wednesday. Leo Shane III writes the appointment of …

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White House Releases Second Quadrennial Report on US Electricity System

The Obama administration has published the second installment of the Quadrennial Energy Review that offers 76 recommendations to modernize and transform U.S. electricity infrastructure. The Energy Department said Friday the QER 1.2 report titled “Transforming the Nation’s Electricity System” analyzes electricity generation, transmission, distribution and consumer end uses. The report calls for the federal government to …

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Barry Van Lare: Next Administration Should Form Intergovernmental Partnership With State, Local Govt Agencies

The incoming U.S. president and Congress should establish a new intergovernmental partnership with state and local government agencies in an effort to facilitate the deployment of resources to help address domestic issues and reinstate public trust. Barry Van Lare, president of BLVL Consulting, wrote in the Memos to the President …

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Navy’s $125B Columbia-Class Submarine Program Gets Milestone B Approval From Pentagon

Defense Department acquisition chief Frank Kendall has granted Milestone B approval to the U.S. Navy’s potential $125 billion Columbia-class nuclear missile submarine program, Breaking Defense reported Wednesday. Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. writes the Milestone B decision will pave the way for the Navy to use the $773 million in funds that Congress …

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