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CACI Names Former White House Chief of Operations Daniel Walsh as Corporate Strategic Advisor to Enhance Security; John Mengucci Quoted

CACI International has appointed Daniel Walsh, former White House deputy chief of Staff, as corporate strategic advisor and senior vice president to develop CACI’s strategy for expanding  the company’s national defense and homeland security business, the company reported on Wednesday.

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Mark Esper’s Memo Outlines DoD Priorities in Support of National Defense Strategy

Mark Esper, secretary of the Department of Defense and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, said in a memo that the Pentagon’s $740B budget request for fiscal year 2021 would advance weapons modernization, support service members and strengthen alliances in support of the “irreversible implementation of the National Defense Strategy,” Military Times reported Tuesday.

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OMB Proposes Changes in Federal Grant Processing

The Office of Management and Budget proposes a revision of the process through which the federal government awards grants, Government Executive reported Wednesday. The proposed changes would bolster grant merit reviews to encourage the use of domestic resources among recipients.

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President Trump OKs Bill Against Bot Calls; John Thune Quoted

President Donald Trump has placed his signature on a bill that aims to address bot-based scam calls via various implementations across industry and government, Nextgov reported Tuesday. The Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence, now signed into law, would direct phone service providers to offer free call-blocking services to customers.

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