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Commerce Dept Adds New Members to Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee; Penny Pritzker Comments

The Commerce Department has appointed 39 members to the Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee tasked to advise the secretary on policy administration to increase the export of U.S. civil nuclear products and services. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker announced the new appointments of senior-level, private-sector representatives on Tuesday. “Maintaining U.S. leadership …

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Trump Picks Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson for Secretary of State Post

President-elect Donald Trump has chosen Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson for nomination to become the next secretary of state, the New York Times reported Monday. Michael Shear and Maggie Haberman write Tillerson’s Senate confirmation hearings will likely focus on Exxon Mobil’s business relationships with Russia, where the company has billions of dollars in …

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Army Vet James Gilman Named Chief Exec of NIH Clinical Research Center; Francis Collins Comments

The National Institutes of Health has appointed James Gilman, a retired U.S. Army major general, as the first CEO of NIH’s clinical research center in a move that takes effect January 2017. NIH said Friday Gilman will oversee the 870,000-square-foot research center located inside NIH’s campus in Bethesda, Maryland, and guide the facility’s safety and …

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NASA Updates Tech Commercialization Readiness Program for Small Businesses; Jenn Gustetic Comments

NASA has updated the space agency’s Civilian Commercialization Readiness Pilot Program  to help companies accelerate development of new technologies with up to 2 million in funding opportunities. CCRPP is available to small businesses that completed Phase II awards under any Small Business Innovation Research or Small Business Technology Transfer program of a federal agency, …

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GSA Unveils 10-Year Administrative Services Delivery Vision

The General Services Administration has crafted a 10-year vision for the delivery of administrative mission support services to customers in the federal government. GSA said Wednesday its unified shared services management office collaborated with the Shared Service Governance Board, providers and clients to develop the administrative function support delivery vision. The agency aims to transition the federal …

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James Mattis Gets Formal Defense Secretary Nomination

Retired U.S. Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis has received formal nomination from President-elect Donald Trump as the next defense secretary during a rally in North Carolina, the New York Times reported Tuesday. Michael Shear writes Trump opened the rally with an introduction of Mattis on the Crown Coliseum stage near …

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