Sun chases dark days, shines on projects ready to launch

It’s no surprise to anyone that cities and counties are quickly exhausting their budgets and depleting public funding. Local government officials have dealt with COVID-19 for months, and now they are contending with violence, protests, and property damages. Public safety expenditures are huge, and the coffers of local governmental entities are stretched to the limits. […]

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Funding from the CARES Act now flowing to state, local governments

In the current sad and chaotic midst of almost total negative press, some positive things are happening … and some of it is related to law enforcement. Throughout the country, law enforcement budgets have been stretched to the limit. First responders at every jurisdiction have worked overtime during the COVID-19 crisis and funding for operations, […]

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There’s a roadmap for regional growth and prosperity after COVID-19

As the country reopens for business and citizens strive to find normalcy, many critical issues must be addressed. Every region, citizen, and employer in America has been impacted by COVID-19, and getting back to normalcy and prosperity will require bold leadership. Decisions loom large, and how they are made will impact every region’s economic future […]

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Projects related to water infrastructure will be abundant for decades

The demand for water has been on an upward spiral for years. And, municipalities have come to rely on utility fee revenue for big chunks of their budgets. In fact, water has provided funding for all kinds of citizen services in the past. Unfortunately, that revenue has been diminished significantly of late. Because of COVID-19’s […]

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Air travel in the ‘new norm’ creates an abundance of contracting opportunities

Airlines are ready to fly again! As states begin to open up for business, airport and airline officials are preparing for takeoff – but the trip may be a little different. At the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, both Southwest and American airlines are relaunching flights to Spain, the Caribbean, and Mexico. Scheduled flights will soon […]

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Disaster recovery services – always in high demand

Although the world is currently reeling from COVID-19, we can’t forget about other threats that jeopardize our safety. Hurricane season is almost upon us. On a worldwide scale, the danger of hurricanes begins on June 1 and continues through November. But, our chances of a hurricane are most significant the closer we get to mid-August. […]

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Struggle to contain digital viruses remains amid COVID-19 rise

Before COVID-19, there were discussions about other types of viruses – particularly digital viruses. While not deadly to people, the threat of any type of digital virus is disruptive, costly and difficult to contain. The displacement of people and the increased reliance on the Internet has only increased this type of risk. As the country […]

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