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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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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: FY 2017’s Top Awardees and Business Opportunities | 04/21/2017

Weekly Roundup April 17 – April 21 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson We’re rapidly approaching the middle of FY 2017, and amidst all of the news surrounding President Trump’s FY 2018 budget plan, the border wall, and attempts at healthcare …

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Report: Lockheed Aims to Save $5B on F-35 Program Amid Lot 11 Contract Negotiations

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has initiated talks with suppliers to generate $5 billion in cost savings on the F-35 program as the company negotiates a contract to produce the 11th batch of fighter jets, Bloomberg reported Tuesday. Julie Johnsson and Anthony Capaccio write Lockheed CEO Marillyn Hewson, also an inductee into …

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Weekly Roundup March 13 – March 17, 2017: A Busy Week For the Trump Administration, GSA Successes & More

Weekly Roundup March 13 – March 17 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson It’s been a busy week for the Trump administration, with further federal budget alterations, official appointments and executive orders. The changes implemented by President Trump and his administration …

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Weekly Roundup February 27 – March 3 2017: The Potomac Officers Club Hosts A Successful 4th Annual Intel Summit & More

Weekly Roundup February 27 – March 3 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The Potomac Officers Club (POC) hosted its 4th Annual Intel Summit this past Wednesday morning at the Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner featuring a keynote address from Robert …

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March 1 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Climb to New Records on Trump Speech & Rate Hike Chatter

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed at an all-time high Wednesday for the second time in three sessions as U.S. stocks also extended their record-setting rally in their best one-day performance of 2017 so far with the S&P 500 composite index above 2,400 for the first time during intraday trade after President Donald …

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February 28 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Hold Lower Ahead of Trump Address

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index and U.S. stocks fell Tuesday at their worst one-day declines over the past month as investors looked ahead to President Donald Trump’s speech before a joint session of Congress at 9:00 p.m. Eastern time for further clues on his economic agenda that has included promises of tax cuts, deregulation …

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CTC’s Ed Sheehan: Federal Defense Budget to Grow in Fiscal 2018

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 28, 2017 — Ed Sheehan, president and CEO of Concurrent Technologies Corp., has said he anticipates growth in federal defense spending for fiscal year 2018 under Donald Trump’s administration, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Tribune-Democrat reported Sunday Sheehan noted potential advantages to local contractors of an increase in the …

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February 27 Market Close: GovCon Index Hits Record Close on Trump Military Budget Proposal

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed at an all-time record high Monday with large aerospace-and-defense primes the main contributors to gains after President Donald Trump unveiled his proposal to raise military spending 9 percent for the next federal fiscal year. U.S. stocks also posted small gains as the benchmark S&P 500 composite …

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