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News Tipoffs for New Jersey Editors Newsletter for Wednesday May 27, 2020 ( 14 items )  

6 Companies Awarded Up To $99 Million Navy Contract
WASHINGTON, May 21 -- The U.S. Naval Facilities Engineering Command Washington issued the following high-value contract information through the Pentagon on May 19: Intercontinental Construction Contracting Inc.,* Passaic, New Jersey (N40080-20-D-0011); FBGC JV LLC,* Hampton, Virginia (N40080-20-D-0012); Pontiac Drywall Systems Inc.,* Pontiac, Michigan (N40080-20-D-0013); Maclean-Ocean JV LLC,* Bethesda, Maryland (N40080-20-D-0014); RAND Enterprises Inc.,* Newport News, Virginia (N40080-20-D-001  more

Benaka Awarded $15.88 Million Contract
WASHINGTON, May 21 -- The New York Army National Guard issued the following high-value contract information through the Pentagon on May 20: Benaka,* New Brunswick, New Jersey, was awarded a $15,883,000 firm-fixed-price contract (W50S8E-20-C-0001) to construct a security forces and communications flight facility. Bids were solicited via the internet with six received. Work will be performed in Westhampton Beach, New York, with an estimated completion date of Nov. 30, 2021. Fiscal 2020 milita  more

Delaware Valley Floral Group Issues Public Comment on Office of Trade Representative Notice
WASHINGTON, May 22 -- Timothy Dewey, vice president of the Delaware Valley Floral Group, Sewell, New Jersey, has issued a public comment on the Office of U.S. Trade Representative's notice entitled "Generalized System of Preferences Annual Review and the Deadline for Filing Petitions". The comment was written and posted on May 20, 2020: * * * On behalf of the Delaware Valley Floral Group, I would like to express our support for the inclusion of fresh cut roses (HTS 0603.11.00) in the U.S. Gene  more

Disability Rights New Jersey Issues Public Comment on Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Proposed Rule
WASHINGTON, May 25 -- Gwen Orlowski, executive director of Disability Rights New Jersey, Trenton, has issued a public comment on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services proposed rule entitled "Medicaid Program: Preadmission Screening and Resident Review". The comment was written on May 20, 2020, and posted on May 21, 2020: * * * Thank you for the opportunity to submit comments on behalf of Disability Rights New Jersey (DRNJ). DRNJ is the designated protection and advocacy system for ind  more

Exelon Issues Public Comment on EPA Proposed Rule
WASHINGTON, May 25 -- W. Mason Emnett, vice president for competitive market policy at Exelon Corp., has issued a public comment on the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed rule entitled "Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science". The comment was posted on May 21, 2020: * * * On March 18, 2020, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking (Supplemental Notice) modifying its April 30, 2018 notice of proposed rulemaking "Strengthe  more

House Rules Committee Issues Report on Rule for Resolution Authorizing Remote Voting by Proxy in House, Providing Official Remote Committee Proceedings During Coronavirus
WASHINGTON, May 26 -- The House Rules Committee issued a report (H.Rpt. 116-420) on a resolution (H.Res. 965) authorizing remote voting by proxy in the House and providing for official remote committee proceedings during a public health emergency due to a novel coronavirus. The report was advanced by Rep. James McGovern, D-Massachusetts, on May 14. Excerpts of the report follow (with changes to the law omitted, and available at https://www.congress.gov/congressional-report/116th-congress/house-  more

Innovative Defense Technologies Gains $22.51 Million Contract Modification
WASHINGTON, May 22 -- The U.S. Navy's Office of Naval Research issued the following high-value contract information through the Pentagon on May 21: Innovative Defense Technologies LLC,* Arlington, Virginia, was awarded a $22,506,572 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00014-19-C-1054) for the Cloud to Edge Environment. This modification adds Options 5 through 10, and exercises Options 5, 9 and 10, which increases the contract value by $22,506,572. Under this mo  more

Leland Stanford Junior University Awarded $30.11 Million Contract
WASHINGTON, May 23 -- The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency issued the following high-value contract information through the Pentagon on May 22: Leland Stanford Junior University, Stanford, California, was awarded a $30,114,182 cost reimbursement contract (HR001120C0107) for a research project to study the securing of our national internet infrastructure using measurement, control, and verification for closed-loop control of networks, also known as the Pronto project. The Pronto proje  more

Lockheed Martin Rotary & Mission Systems Gains $22.3 Million Contract Modification
WASHINGTON, May 21 -- The U.S. Missile Defense Agency issued the following high-value contract information through the Pentagon on May 18: Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems, Moorestown, New Jersey, was being awarded a $22,300,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification under Aegis Combat Weapon System development contract (HQ0276-10-C-0001), which covers multiple Aegis Weapon System baselines and platforms. This modification increases the total cumulative contract value by $22,300,000, from  more

Moms Clean Air Force Issues Public Comment on EPA Proposed Rule
WASHINGTON, May 23 -- Trisha Dellolacono, national field manager at Moms Clean Air Force, New York, has issued a public comment on the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed rule entitled "Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science". The comment was posted on May 20, 2020: * * * Hello. My name is Trisha Dellolacono. And I am the national field manager for Moms Clean Air Force. We are a community of over one million moms and dads united against air pollution to protect our children's   more

Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management Issues Public Comment on EPA Proposed Rule
WASHINGTON, May 23 -- Paul J. Miller, executive director of the Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management, Boston, Massachusetts, has issued a public comment on the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed rule entitled "Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science". The comment was written on May 18, 2020, and posted on May 20, 2020: * * * The Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management (NESCAUM) offer the following comments on EPA's Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rul  more

Sea Box Awarded $77.45 Million Task Orde
WASHINGTON, May 21 -- The U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center issued the following high-value contract information through the Pentagon on May 19: Sea Box Inc., East Riverton, New Jersey, has been awarded a $77,454,898 requirements order (FA8534-20-F-0026) for basic expeditionary airfield resources expandable bicon shelter hygiene systems for the Support Equipment and Vehicles division at Robins Air Force Base. The order provides for the production of 43 initial quantities and best es  more

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Issues Public Comment on FDA Notice
WASHINGTON, May 22 -- Scott D. Tomsky, vice president for generics regulatory affairs North America at Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., Parsippany, New Jersey, has issued a public comment on the Food and Drug Administration's notice entitled "Draft Guidance for Industry Development of a Shared System REMS". The comment was written on May 18, 2020, and posted on May 19, 2020: * * * Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. ("Teva") is pleased to provide the following comments to the U.S. Food and Drug  more

Two Companies Awarded Up To $998.83 Million Navy Contract
WASHINGTON, May 21 -- The U.S. Naval Information Warfare System Command issued the following high-value contract information through the Pentagon on May 19: Data Link Solutions LLC, comprised of BAE, Wayne, New Jersey; and Collins Aerospace, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was awarded a $998,828,164 maximum potential value, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract (N00039-20-D-0057) for the production, retrofits, development and sustainment of the Multifunctional Information Distribution Sys  more