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News Tipoffs for Maryland Editors Newsletter for Saturday August 01, 2020 ( 20 items )  

American Medical Association Issues Public Comment on Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Notice
WASHINGTON, July 31 -- James L. Madara, executive vice president and CEO of the American Medical Association, Chicago, Illinois, has issued a public comment on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' notice entitled "Value in Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Demonstration". The comment was written on July 28, 2020, and posted on July 29, 2020: * * * On behalf of the physician and medical student members of the American Medical Association (AMA), I am pleased to respond to the proposed inf  more

American Society of Addiction Medicine Issues Public Comment on Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Notice
WASHINGTON, July 29 -- Paul Earley, president of the American Society of Addiction Medicine, Rockville, Maryland, has issued a public comment on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' notice entitled "Value in Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Demonstration". The comment was written and posted on July 28, 2020: * * * On behalf of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM), a national medical specialty society representing more than 6,200 physicians and associated health professiona  more

Association of American Medical Colleges Issues Public Comment on Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Notice
WASHINGTON, July 31 -- Janis M. Orlowski, chief health care officer of the Association of American Medical Colleges, has issued a public comment on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' notice entitled "Value in Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Demonstration". The comment was written on July 28, 2020, and posted on July 29, 2020: * * * The Association of American Medical Colleges (the AAMC) welcomes the opportunity to comment on the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS') propos  more

Atlantic Capes Fisheries Issues Public Comment on Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Notice
WASHINGTON, July 31 -- Barry Cohen, board chairman of Atlantic Capes Fisheries, Cape May, New Jersey, has issued a public comment on the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management's notice entitled "Supplement to the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Vineyard Wind LLC's Proposed Wind Energy Facility Offshore Massachusetts and Public Meetings". The comment was written on July 27, 2020, and posted on July 28, 2020: * * * Atlantic Capes Fisheries (ACF) is a family owned, Cape May NJ based, vertical  more

Boston Consulting Group Awarded $8.34 Million Defense Contract
WASHINGTON, Aug. 1 -- The U.S. Department of Defense Washington Headquarters Services issued the following high-value contract information through the Pentagon on July 31: Boston Consulting Group, Bethesda, Maryland, has been awarded an $8,340,080 firm-fixed-price contract (HQ0034-16-A-0003). The contract provides planning, programming, budget execution and assessment, to include audit processes to modernize Marine Corps corporate governance. The objective of this action is to explore, rati  more

Employee Assistance Professionals Association Issues Public Comment on CDC Notice
WASHINGTON, July 31 -- Gregory P. DeLapp, CEO of the Employee Assistance Professionals Association, Arlington, Virginia, has issued a public comment on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's notice entitled "Developing a Workplace Supported Recovery Program: A Strategy for Assisting Workers and Employers with the Nation's Opioid and Substance Use Disorder Epidemics: Request for Information". The comment was written on July 27, 2020, and posted on July 28, 2020: * * * The Employee Ass  more

Equinor Wind Issues Public Comment on Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Notice
WASHINGTON, July 30 -- Michael Olsen, senior director for business development at Equinor Wind U.S. LLC, Stamford, Connecticut, has issued a public comment on the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management's notice entitled "Supplement to the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Vineyard Wind LLC's Proposed Wind Energy Facility Offshore Massachusetts and Public Meetings". The comment was written and posted on July 27, 2020: * * * Equinor Wind US LLC ("Equinor Wind") is pleased to provide comments o  more

GAO Denies Protest by American Energy Logistics Solutions of New York
WASHINGTON, July 30 -- The Government Accountability Office has issued a decision denying a bid protest filed by American Energy Logistics Solutions LLC of New York. According to the GAO, American Energy Logistics Solutions LLC "protests the award of a contract to Schuyler Line Navigation Company, LLC, of Annapolis, Maryland, under request for proposals (RFP) No. SPE604-18-R-0406, issued by the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) for the supply and delivery of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to the Nava  more

GAO Denies Protest by SigNet Technologies of Maryland
WASHINGTON, July 31 -- The Government Accountability Office has issued a decision denying a bid protest filed by SigNet Technologies Inc. of Beltsville, Maryland. According to the GAO, SigNet Technologies Inc."protests the award of multiple contracts under request for proposals (RFP) No. FA8730-19-R-0005, issued by the Department of the Air Force for the acquisition of physical and electronic security systems. SigNet argues that the agency should have engaged in clarifications regarding its pro  more

John S. Connor Issues Public Comment on Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Notice
WASHINGTON, July 29 -- L.G. Connor, president of John S. Connor Inc., Glen Burnie, Maryland, has issued a public comment on the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management's notice entitled "Notice of Availability of a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for Vineyard Wind LLC's Proposed Wind Energy Facility Offshore Massachusetts". The comment was written on July 24, 2020, and posted on July 27, 2020: * * * Our firm is a 103 year old family business based in Baltimore and operating throughout th  more

L3 Harris Awarded $104.03 Million Navy Contract
WASHINGTON, Aug. 1 -- The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command issued the following high-value contract information through the Pentagon on July 31: L3 Harris Corp., Clifton, New Jersey, was awarded a $104,029,328 firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00019-20-C-0002). This contract will procure 35 full rate production Lot 17 Integrated Defensive Electronic Countermeasures (IDECM) AN/ALQ-214A(V)4 Onboard Jammer (OBJ) systems; 14 Weapons Replaceable Assemblies (WRA)1 A(V)4s; 13 WRA2 A(V)4s,  more

Lonza Walkersville Issues Public Comment on Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Notice
WASHINGTON, July 29 -- Allen L. Burgenson, global subject matter expert for endotoxin detection at Lonza Walkersville Inc., Walkersville, Maryland, has issued a public comment on the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management's notice entitled "Notice of Availability of a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for Vineyard Wind LLC's Proposed Wind Energy Facility Offshore Massachusetts". The comment was written and posted on July 27, 2020: * * * Lonza Walkersville, Inc. ("Lonza") submits the follo  more

Marine Mammal Commission Issues Public Comment on Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Notice
WASHINGTON, July 30 -- Peter Thomas, executive director of the Marine Mammal Commission, Bethesda, Maryland, has issued a public comment on the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management's notice entitled "Notice of Availability of a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for Vineyard Wind LLC's Proposed Wind Energy Facility Offshore Massachusetts". The comment was written and posted on July 27, 2020: * * * The Marine Mammal Commission (the Commission), in consultation with its Committee of Scient  more

Maryland State Sen. Klausmeier Issues Public Comment on Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Notice
WASHINGTON, July 30 -- Maryland State Sen. Katherine A. Klausmeier has issued a public comment on the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management's notice entitled "Supplement to the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Vineyard Wind LLC's Proposed Wind Energy Facility Offshore Massachusetts and Public Meetings". The comment was written and posted on July 27, 2020: * * * I am writing you today to show my support for the offshore wind industry here in the U.S. and thank your agency for its work in re  more

Nextech Solutions Awarded $8.87 Million Army Contract
WASHINGTON, Aug. 1 -- The U.S. Army Contracting Command issued the following high-value contract information through the Pentagon on July 31: Nextech Solutions LLC,* Orange Park, Florida, was awarded an $8,873,184 firm-fixed-price contract (W56JSR-20-C-0006) for procuring REDCOM Sigma System core and maintenance. Bids were solicited via the internet with two received. Work will be performed at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, with an estimated completion June 14, 2025. Fiscal 2020 opera  more

Sea Watch International Issues Public Comment on Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Notice
WASHINGTON, July 30 -- Joseph J. Myers, director of marine innovation and technology at Sea Watch International Ltd., Easton, Maryland, has issued a public comment on the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management's notice entitled "Notice of Availability of a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for Vineyard Wind LLC's Proposed Wind Energy Facility Offshore Massachusetts". The comment was written and posted on July 27, 2020: * * * Please accept these comments on behalf of myself and Sea Watch I  more

Sea Watch International Issues Public Comment on Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Notice
WASHINGTON, July 30 -- Guy B. Simmons, senior vice president of Sea Watch International, Easton, Maryland, has issued a public comment on the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management's notice entitled "Notice of Availability of a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for Vineyard Wind LLC's Proposed Wind Energy Facility Offshore Massachusetts". The comment was written and posted on July 27, 2020: * * * Sea Watch International and our ownership partners TMT Clams would like to take this opportun  more

Senate Conducted 11 Committee Hearings on July 29
WASHINGTON, July 31 -- The U.S. Senate conducted 11 committee hearings on July 29, 2020: CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: Committee concluded a hearing to examine the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's semi-annual report to Congress, including S. 3975, to amend the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 to provide for whistleblower incentives and protection, after receiving testimony from Kathleen L. Kraninger, Director, Consumer Fin  more

Senate Scheduled 9 Committee Hearings for July 29
WASHINGTON, July 29 -- The U.S. Senate scheduled nine committee hearings for July 29, 2020: Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: to hold hearings to examine the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's semi-annual report to Congress, 10 a.m., WEBEX. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: to hold hearings to examine building a stronger and more resilient seafood sector, 10 a.m., SR-253. Committee on Environment and Public Works: to hold hearings to examine lessons learn  more

U.S. Wind Issues Public Comment on Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Notice
WASHINGTON, July 30 -- Salvo Vitale, country manager at U.S. Wind Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, has issued a public comment on the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management's notice entitled "Supplement to the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Vineyard Wind LLC's Proposed Wind Energy Facility Offshore Massachusetts and Public Meetings". The comment was written and posted on July 27, 2020: * * * This comment letter is submitted by US Wind Inc. (US Wind) in response to the Notice of Availability of   more