Posts from GovConWire for 08/27/2015

Report: 22 Amendments Lined Up for CISA After Senate Recess

Senators will vote on 22 proposed amendments to the cyber information-sharing bill if it comes up in September after the recess amid a packed legislative schedule, the National Journal reported Wednesday
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Todd May Takes Deputy Director Role at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center; Patrick Scheuermann Comments

Todd May, formerly manager of NASA’s Space Launch System program, has been named deputy director of the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center. May will succeed 35-year NASA veteran Teresa Vanhooser and be responsible for NASA’s field installations with an annual budget of $2…
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William Weber to Become KEYW President, CEO in October

William Weber, president and chief operating officer of government services contractor XLA since March 2012, will join KEYW Holding (Nasdaq: KEYW) as president and CEO by Oct. 1. Weber will also serve on the Hanover, Maryland-based cybersecurity firm’s board of directors upon his arrival and brings more than 25 years of industry leadership experience, KEYW said Tuesday
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Mary Davie: Federal Agencies Increased Purchases Under GSA’s Networx GWAC Program By 8%

Federal agencies collectively bought more than $820 million in telecommunication services from industry during fiscal 2015’s first half through the General Services Administration‘s Networx governmentwide acquisition contract…
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August 26 Market Close: GovCon Index Up 3%, 6-Day Decline Streak Over

A six-day stretch of consecutive declines came to an end for the GovCon Index Wednesday as it recorded a gain of 3.208 percent to 71.862. Non-Index company Oshkosh Corp. (NYSE: OSK) closed up 6.67 percent a day after the Army announced the Wisconsin-based military vehicle maker beat Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and AM General for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle program to replace the Humvee…
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