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NGA to Help States Work on Cybersecurity Ahead of 2020 Election

The National Governors Association picked six states to enhance interagency operations and communications ahead of the 2020 election. Arizona, Hawaii, Idaho, Minnesota, Nevada and Virginia will work with NGA’s Homeland Security and Public Safety division to boost cybersecurity, promote cooperation and create statewide response plans for attacks on election systems, the organization said Wednesday

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Kenneth Cuccinelli Appointed Acting Citizenship & Immigration Services Director

Kenneth Cuccinelli, former attorney general of Virginia, has been named acting director of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services within the Department of Homeland Security. “I look forward to working with the men and women of USCIS to ensure our legal immigration system operates effectively and efficiently while deterring fraud and protecting the American people,” Cuccinelli said in a statement published Monday.

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NGA to Help States Work on Cybersecurity Ahead of 2020 Election

The National Governors Association picked six states to help in the development of strategies to enhance interagency operations and communications ahead of the 2020 election. Arizona, Hawaii, Idaho, Minnesota, Nevada and Virginia will work with NGA’s Homeland Security and Public Safety division to boost cybersecurity, promote cooperation and create statewide response plans for attacks on election systems, the organization said Wednesday

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Trump Eyes Ken Cuccinelli for Citizenship & Immigration Services Director Post

President Trump intends to nominate Ken Cuccinelli, former attorney general of Virginia, to serve as the new director of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services within the Department of Homeland Security, The Washington Post reported Friday. Cuccinelli is expected to succeed L. Francis Cissna, who will step down as head of USCIS on June 1st. White House officials said Cuccinelli would be instrumental in the Trump administration’s plans to reform the U.S. immigration system.

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Serco Awards $30M Contract to Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development; Dave Dacquino Quoted

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LaDOTD) has been awarded a five-year, potential $30M contract from Serco to continue delivering traffic incident management services across the state of Louisiana, Serco Inc. announced on Monday.

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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents Michael Maiorana, Public Sector SVP of Verizon, His First Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Michael Maiorana, senior vice president of Verizon’s public sector, with his first Wash100 Award on Tuesday. Executive Mosaic recognizes Maiorana for his leadership and sales expertise that led to several major achievements and contracts for the company. We are honored to present the most coveted award in government contracting to Michael Maiorana and Verizon.

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Report: Navy to Replace C-2A Fleet With CMV-22B Aircraft

The U.S. Navy will kick off an effort to replace its fleet of 27 C-2A Greyhound aircraft with 38 CMV-22B Osprey aircraft this year, with plans to conduct transition from 2020 through 2026, USNI News reported Wednesday. The U.S. Fleet Forces Command issued a draft environmental assessment that includes new details on the planned …

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Trump Scraps Plan to Form Infrastructure Advisory Council

A White House official said Thursday that President Donald Trump has decided to drop plans to establish an advisory panel focused on infrastructure, Reuters reported Friday. The formation of the proposed Advisory Council on Infrastructure is part of an executive order Trump signed in July. The council would have consisted of …

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