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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly Roundup: Wash100 Vote Ends June 1st, Vote By Sunday Night Deadline; ArchIntel Releases OSINT White Paper; White House Supply Chain Lead John Polowczyk to Keynote for POC’s Supply Chain Resilience and COVID-19 Event; PAE, Leidos, Perspecta Secure Major Contracts; Executive Spotlight with David Zolet; GovCon Expert Adds Bill

Wash100 Popular Vote to Close on June 1st! Cast Your 10 Votes By Sunday’s Midnight Deadline! After record setting participation from the government contracting (GovCon) community, this year’s Wash100 Popular Vote will come to an end on June 1st. That means you have until midnight on Sunday night to cast your votes …

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House OKs Potential $484B Emergency Relief Package

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The House on Thursday passed a potential $484B emergency relief package that would provide additional funds for small businesses and expand COVID-19 testing efforts amid the coronavirus pandemic, The Hill reported Thursday. The measure brings the country’s total coronavirus pandemic response dollars to approximately $2.8T and includes $310B in additional funds for the Paycheck Protection Program, $75B for hospitals and $25B for COVID-19 testing.

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Jerry McGinn: Defense Production Act Authorizes Gov’t to Prioritize Contracts

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Jerry McGinn, executive director of the Center for Government Contracting at George Mason University’s School of Business, wrote in an opinion piece posted Thursday on The Hill that the Defense Production Act invoked by President Donald Trump serves as an “important tool” as the country seeks to come up with short- and medium-term responses to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the defense industrial base.

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Federal Judge Discloses Opinion on Amazon’s Key Argument in DoD JEDI Cloud Contract Challenge

A federal judge said in court documents unsealed Friday that Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) is likely to succeed on one of its main arguments in its protest to the Department of Defense’s decision to award Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) the potential 10-year, $10B Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud computing contract, Reuters reported Sunday.

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Trump OKs Fiscal 2020 Defense Spending Bill

President Donald Trump on Friday signed into law the fiscal year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act, which authorizes the creation of the “Space Force” as the sixth military branch.

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Kevin McAleenan to Join Private Sector After Resignation as DHS Acting Secretary

Kevin McAleenan, a 2019 Wash100 award recipient, is stepping down from his role as acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security after six months on the job, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday. President Donald Trump said in a tweet McAleenan "wants to spend more time with his family and go to the private sector."

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