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2019 Midwest Government Contracting Symposium
2019 MIDWEST GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING SYMPOSIUM
May 22-23, 2019
For the IA-IL Chapter of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) is hosting the 12th Midwest Government Contracting Symposium, Presented by the  Quad Cities Chamber/Illinois Defense Industry Adjustment Program.

Chief Data Officer Forum Government
CHIEF DATA OFFICER FORUM GOVERNMENT
May 29-30, 2019
Chief Data Officer Forum Government designed for U.S. Government Chief Data Officer and Chief Analytics Officer role, the event looks at how the function is gaining strategic importance within federal, state and local agencies in the U.S. Government. The industry-leading conference agenda is created...

Accelerate25


​In July 2015, Central Government, in consultation with Horizons Regional Council and district and city councils, commissioned a Regional Growth Study which identified a number of opportunities and key enablers to help realise economic prosperity in our Region. The implementation programme from this study is known as Accelerate25.

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Council Member Bob Yates has been appointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2017 Energy, Environment and Natural Resources (EENR) federal advocacy committee. This committee has the lead responsibility for developing NLC’s federal policy positions on issues involving air quality, water quality, energy policy, national wetlands policy, noise control and solid and hazardous waste management. The appointment was announced by NLC President Matt Zone, councilmember, Cleveland....
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The Wyoming Business Council Board of Directors recommended a total of $33,835,000 for three Economic Development Large Project loans during Thursday’s quarterly meeting at the Washakie Museum and Cultural Center in Worland. The board also recommended $704,561 in Business Ready Community (BRC) grants and loans for two projects....
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Two federal employee unions said that they will continue to pursue lawsuits challenging the legality of agencies’ practice of requiring workers to work without pay during government shutdowns, even after the partial shutdown ended Friday. Earlier this month, the National Treasury Employees Union, the National Air Traffic Controllers Association, and a group of five federal employees all filed separate lawsuits in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia arguing that agencies&rs...
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It’s been three years since the House committee tasked with legal oversight of the Department of Homeland Security actually had a hearing on the agency’s actions a lapse that Democratic members of Congress are calling “indefensible.” The House Judiciary Committee is supposed to vet the legality of the department’s policies, including the conduct of Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the border patrol, which are carrying out Donald Trump’s immigration poli...
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A senior Senate Republican gave a lukewarm welcome to U.S. President Donald Trump’s 2020 budget plan, complaining on Wednesday that growing debt was taking the country in “an ominous direction.” Senate Budget Committee Chairman Mike Enzi opened a hearing on the Republican president’s proposal with a broad attack on what he said was the growing, misguided view that U.S. debt and deficits do not matter....

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Ever since the government shutdown ended last Friday, Yvette Hicks said her cable company, her electric company, the bank that processes her auto-loan payments, and her life-insurance company have been calling her “back to back to back.” They want to know when they’ll be paid. Hicks, a 40-year-old security guard working as a contractor for the federal government, had been wondering the same thing about her own income, having gone without work or pay during the 35-day shutdown....
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EVENTS

2019 Midwest Government Contracting Symposium
2019 MIDWEST GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING SYMPOSIUM
May 22-23, 2019
For the IA-IL Chapter of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) is hosting the 12th Midwest Government Contracting Symposium, Presented by the  Quad Cities Chamber/Illinois Defense Industry Adjustment Program.

FST Government New South Wales 2019
FST GOVERNMENT NEW SOUTH WALES 2019
May 30-30, 2019
Consistently ranked among Australia’s most technologically advanced states, NSW remains the nation’s benchmark for success in digital government. An early adopter of citizen- and employee-centric innovations in cloud, data analytics, and cybersecurity, Australia’s First State sits ...