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McAleese & Associates: All Eyes Are on Three-Week Continuing Resolution’s Expiration

A new McAleese & Associates report says the partial government shutdown has temporarily halted after President Donald Trump signed on Friday a continuing resolution to fund agencies through Feb. 15. Jim McAleese, founder and principal at McAleese & Associates, wrote in the report that public attention is now focused on the expiration …

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CBP Awards SLSCO Potential $287M Border Wall Construction Contract

SLSCO has landed a potential $287M contract with the Customs and Border Protection and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to build two border wall structures in California. CBP said Friday the company will build a 15-mile-long primary pedestrian replacement wall and a 14-mile secondary wall encompassing the U.S. Border Patrol‘s …

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CBP Awards 4 Non-Concrete Border Wall Devt Contracts

Four companies have received separate contracts from the Customs and Border Protection to build prototypes of the proposed U.S.-Mexico border wall using materials other than concrete. CBP said Thursday agency officials will meet with the four awardees — Caddell Construction, ELTA North America, KWR Construction and W.G. Yates & Sons Construction Company — to …

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CBP Taps 4 Firms to Develop Concrete Border Wall Prototypes

The Customs and Border Protection has awarded four companies separate contracts worth up to $500,000 each to develop prototypes of a proposed border wall between the U.S. and Mexico, The New York Times reported Thursday. CBP said Caddell Construction, Fisher Industries, Texas Sterling Construction and W.G. Yates & Sons Construction Company will perform work …

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GovCon Wire’s Weekly Roundup: Border Protection Infrastructure & The New Space-Race

Weekly Roundup April 24 – April 28 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson For months, we’ve all been reading about the proposed wall along our nation’s southern borders, headlines describing the billions of dollars that will be needed to fund such …

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House Republicans Introduce 1 Week Stop-Gap Funding to Avoid Shutdown

House Republicans introduced a stop-gap funding measure late Wednesday night to keep the government funded through May 5, while lawmakers hammer out final legislation that would fund the government through September. The continuing resolution measure, introduced by House Appropriations Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ), would keep the government open at current …

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CBP Chief Ron Vitiello: Border Arrests at ’45 Year Low’ Since November 8

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) plays a starring role in President Donald Trump’s new executive orders, and CBP chief Ronald Vitiello spoke Wednesday morning at the Potomac Officers Club about the new opportunities and challenges ahead. Since Trump’s election, CBP has seen a “dramatic change in the flow of …

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GovCon Wire’s Weekly Roundup: CBP, Border Walls, Drones and More

Weekly Roundup April 10 – April 13 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Since the election of President Trump, the Department of Homeland Security has been a topic of much discussion, particularly the Customs and Border Protection agency. Trump’s campaign promises …

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