Americans are dying…public officials are spending millions with little or no success …will pharmaceuticals pay some of these costs?

One hundred forty-two Americans die every day in America from drug overdoses, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).  Overshadowing that staggering statistic, however, is perhaps a greater revelation. State and local government officials are allocating billions of dollars to fight what has become a true opioid epidemic in the United States. But, the […]

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Many Contractors Are Now Passing On Million-Dollar Projects

Hard to believe, but it is true!  Procurement officials report that many government solicitations are receiving insignificant interest or no interest at all from government contractors.

Because competitive bidding is essential to public procurement, that’s a huge problem. Competition ensures that taxpayers get the best value when products and services are procured.

Don’t Want A Solar Panel On Your Roof? How About One Floating On The Lake Behind Your Home?

Who would have thought that a reservoir of water could play a role in producing energy?  Not many people would…but it’s happening elsewhere and it could soon be trending in America.

A Los Angeles city councilman is floating — literally — a proposal for the city to build a unique solar energy production site.  He wants the city to float solar panels on Los Angeles reservoirs. The surprising part: It’s a very good idea.

Don’t want a solar panel on your roof…how about one floating on the lake behind your home?

Who would have thought that a reservoir of water could play a role in producing energy?  Not many people would…but it’s happening elsewhere and it could soon be trending in America. A Los Angeles city councilman is floating – literally – a proposal for the city to build a unique solar energy production site.  He […]

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New name and a few changes for a federal transportation funding program

A lockbox containing $1.5 billion in federal funding for surface transportation projects has just opened up to communities across the United States. The funding comes from a new program called the Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant program. The announcement came this week from the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT). Any federal program […]

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