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Federal Networks Conference
FEDERAL NETWORKS CONFERENCE
February 25-26, 2019
The Federal Networks Conference brings together senior decision-makers from key agencies across government to share their latest plans for how they will design, purchase and operate their networks as well as the IT services that these networks enable and deliver.

Government Affairs Conference & Members Reception
GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS CONFERENCE & MEMBERS RECEPTION
February 27-27, 2019
Lebanon agreed on a new government on Thursday, ending months of wrangling between rival political factions that have added to concerns for its struggling economy and massive public debt. The news boosted Lebanon’s bonds, with a 2037 dollar issue jumping in price by 4.3 cents to its highest si...

CA Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation


Founded in 1885, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) serves as one of the nation's largest, and most diverse correctional departments. We are dedicated to enhancing public safety through the safe and secure incarceration of offenders, by providing effective parole supervision, and rehabilitative strategies to successfully reintegrate offenders into our communities. It is our mission to protect the public from crime, and victimization.

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California Gov. Gavin Newsom plans Monday to withdraw several hundred National Guard troops from the state's southern border with Mexico in defiance of the Trump administration's request for support from border states. About 100 of the 360 troops will remain deployed under California's agreement with the federal government to focus specifically on combating transnational crime such as drug and gun smuggling, Newsom spokesman Nathan Click said. Specifically, they will be tasked with p...
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Last year's fight over confirming Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court is about to be replayed in the South Dakota Legislature. Senator Jim Bolin introduced a resolution Monday wishing good luck to the new associate justice and praising U.S. Senators John Thune and Mike Rounds of South Dakota for voting for Kavanaugh. The Canton Republican also charges in SCR 5 that "outrageous and disruptive demonstrations took place both during the committee hearings and during the final vote on ...
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The partial U.S. government shutdown is in its 11th day at the dawn of 2019, with lawmakers and President Donald Trump still at odds over his demand for money to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexican border. Democrats in the House of Representatives say that when they assume control of the chamber on Thursday, they plan to quickly approve legislation to reopen the quarter of government operations that have been closed since Dec. 22, although the passage in the Senate is uncertain....
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The head of the U.S. Federal Reserve faces no risk of losing his job and President Donald Trump is happy with his Treasury secretary, a White House official said in an apparent attempt to calm Wall Street nerves frayed by Trump’s criticism of the Fed. Asked on Wednesday if Fed Chairman Jerome Powell’s job was safe, White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett told reporters: “Yes, of course, 100 percent.” Trump blasted the Fed on Monday as the U.S. economy’s “on...
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Congress has passed a bill that could make it easier for you to access public data released by the government. The House approved the OPEN Government Data Act on Saturday, while all eyes were on the shutdown, as part of a larger bill to support evidence-based policymaking. It requires that federal agencies must publish any "non-sensitive" info in a "machine-readable" format (essentially in a way that's legible on your smartphone or laptop). The act also insists that agenc...
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President Trump told House Republican leaders Thursday that he would refuse to sign the two-month continuing resolution passed by the Senate Wednesday night to keep federal agencies open, increasing the likelihood of a partial government shutdown this weekend. Trump met with House Speaker Paul Ryan, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, and House Freedom Caucus leaders Mark Meadows and Jim Jordan Thursday to discuss the Senate bill, which would extend the funding deadline from Friday to Feb. 8. Accord...
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President Donald Trump is defending his decision to risk a partial government shutdown as he demands money for his long-promised border wall with Mexico. Trump says a “powerful physical barrier” is “essential to border security” and that “every nation has not only the right but the absolute duty to protect its borders.” The president commented during a farm bill signing ceremony. Earlier Thursday, he told congressional Republicans he wouldn’t support a s...
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Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick will not run for president in 2020, according to a new report. Patrick called supporters this week informing them of his decision, Politico reports, citing sources close to the former governor. He was encouraged to seek the office by members of former President Barack Obama's circle. Obama himself reportedly encouraged Patrick to run. He expressed reluctance earlier this year about a presidential run in 2020....
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Theresa May suffered the worst day in parliament for a British government in 40 years, losing three crucial votes as lawmakers moved to seize control of the faltering Brexit process. The Prime Minister’s authority was left hanging by a thread after Members of Parliament found her government in contempt for failing to publish the full legal advice underpinning her Brexit plan....
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“Today is the first day I actually thought Donald Trump might not finish his term in office,” said the legal commentator Jeffrey Toobin on CNN last Thursday. “This is the beginning of the end for Trump,” declared Neal Katyal, a former acting solicitor general, on MSNBC. “The deal may be among the biggest news in the nearly 18-month investigation,” wrote Barry Berke, Noah Bookbinder, and Norman Eisen in The New York Times. It happens this way every time: A big ...
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EVENTS

Federal Networks Conference
FEDERAL NETWORKS CONFERENCE
February 25-26, 2019
The Federal Networks Conference brings together senior decision-makers from key agencies across government to share their latest plans for how they will design, purchase and operate their networks as well as the IT services that these networks enable and deliver.

Federal Grants Forum
FEDERAL GRANTS FORUM
February 25-27, 2019
Federal Grants Forum provides the opportunity to the attendees to learn from powerhouse sessions delivered by knowledgeable compliance experts in the grants, accounting and legal communities while networking with other grants and finance professionals facing similar challenges. Attendees will walk a...