Posts from GovConWire for 01/12/2015

House Committee Allots $39.7B for Homeland Security; Rep. Hal Rogers Comments

The House Appropriations Committee wants to allocate $39.7 billion in discretionary funding for the Homeland Security Department for the fiscal year 2015 in a newly released bill. The Homeland Security Appropriations bill is meant to prioritize counterterrorism missions, threat-targeting activities and tactical equipment, the committee said Friday
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Paul Falkler Promoted to Vistronix National Intell Sector President; John Hassoun Comments

Paul Falkler, corporate vice president for national intelligence programs at Vistronix, has been named president of the company’s national intelligence sector. He will lead the sector that delivers national security technology offerings designed to help intelligence agencies execute high-priority missions, Vistronix saidMonday
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Robert LeBlanc Named IBM SVP of Cloud Business

Robert LeBlanc, formerly senior vice president of IBM’s (NYSE: IBM) software and cloud services group, has been named SVP of the company’s cloud computing business unit, Bloomberg reportedThursday
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KippsDeSanto’s Marc Marlin: 2015 to Continue 2014 GovCon M&A Trends

Marc Marlin, a director at investment bank KippsDeSanto, believes that the government contracting industry will see companies looking to bolster their market posture and drive business growth through mergers and acquisitions in 2015…
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January 12 Morning Report: GovCon Index Closed FridaySlightly Down On Reports Of December Wage Decline

The GovCon Index ended a strong trading week slightly down, closing Friday at 70.995 — off .306 points — or 0.433 percent. For the trading week Jan. 5-9, the index recorded a 0.516 percent increase and hit its second-ever largest closing figure within the past three months…
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David Cohen to be Appointed as CIA Deputy Director

The White House announced Friday that David Cohen, undersecretary for terrorism and financial intelligence at the Treasury Department, will be appointed as deputy director of CIA. He served as the department’s assistant secretary for terrorist financing between 2009 and 2011 prior to his current role…
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