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News Tipoffs for Pennsylvania Editors Newsletter for Wednesday July 08, 2020 ( 7 items )  

8 Trump Nominees, Including Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board Members, Confirmed by Senate
WASHINGTON, July 4 -- The Senate confirmed the nominations of eight individuals for positions in the federal government on July 2: Joseph Bruce Hamilton, of Texas, to be a Member of the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board for a term expiring October 18, 2022. Jessie Hill Roberson, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board for a term expiring October 18, 2023. Thomas A. Summers, of Pennsylvania, to be a Member of the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board   more

Altitude Technologies Awarded Up To $46.45 Million DLA Contract
WASHINGTON, July 8 -- The Defense Logistics Agency troop support unit issued the following high-value contract information through the Pentagon on July 7: Altitude Technologies, doing business as Chinook Medical Gear Inc., Durango, Colorado, has been awarded a maximum $46,445,291 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (SPE2D0-20-D-0007) for numerous medical surgical products. This was a competitive acquisition with one response received. This is a one-year base contract with nine   more

BAE Systems Awarded $26.31 Million DLA Task Order
WASHINGTON, July 8 -- The Defense Logistics Agency aviation unit issued the following high-value contract information through the Pentagon on July 7: BAE Systems Information & Electronic Systems Integration, Greenlawn, New York, has been awarded a $26,305,633 firm-fixed-price delivery order (SPRPA1-20-F-C20G) against a five-year basic ordering agreement (SPRPA1-17-G-C201) for E-2D aircraft electronic phase shifters. This was a sole-source acquisition using justification 10 U.S. Code 2304 (c)(  more

Congressional Oversight Commission Issues Second Report (Part 4 of 5): Discussion of Treasury & Fed's Answers to Commission's Questions - Program & Facility-Specific Questions
WASHINGTON, July 7 -- The Congressional Oversight Commission issued the following report on June 18: (Continued from Part 4 of 5) II. Program and Facility-Specific Questions A. Primary Market Corporate Credit Facility (PMCCF) 1. How did the agencies determine the eligible assets for purchase by this facility? Under the PMCCF term sheet, there are two groups of eligible assets. First, the PMCCF may purchase eligible corporate bonds as the sole investor in a bond issuance. Second, the PMCCF   more

Lyme Computer Systems Awarded Up To $31.82 Million Navy Contract
WASHINGTON, July 8 -- The U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center Philadelphia Division issued the following high-value contract information through the Pentagon on July 7: Lyme Computer Systems Inc.,* Lebanon, New Hampshire, was awarded a $31,819,843 not to exceed, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price contract (N64498-20-D-4023) with firm-fixed-price task order provisions for commercial off-the-shelf industrial-grade networking hardware and components manufactured. Work will b  more

Senate Environment & Public Works Committee Issues Report on America's Conservation Enhancement Act (Part 1 of 2): General Statement and Background
WASHINGTON, July 7 -- The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee issued a report (S.Rpt. 116-239) on the America's Conservation Enhancement Act (S. 3051) to improve protections for wildlife. The report was advanced by Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyoming, on June 1. General Statement and Background America's Conservation Enhancement Act (ACE Act) is a comprehensive wildlife conservation package. It protects wildlife, wildlife habitat, and enhances recreational hunting and sportfishing, which a  more

Senate Environment & Public Works Committee Issues Report on America's Conservation Enhancement Act (Part 1 of 2): Titles I-IV
WASHINGTON, July 7 -- The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee issued a report (S.Rpt. 116-239) on the America's Conservation Enhancement Act (S. 3051) to improve protections for wildlife. The report was advanced by Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyoming, on June 1. Continued from Part 1 of 2 TITLE I--WILDLIFE ENHANCEMENT, DISEASE, AND PREDATION Section 101. Theodore Roosevelt Genius Prize for reducing humanpredator conflict This section creates a new Theodore Roosevelt Genius Prize cash pr  more