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Saturday, March 6th, 2021

House advances bill to secure telecom supply chain

The U.S. House of Representatives advanced a bill Monday designed to secure the nation’s telecommunications supply chain. The Secure and Trusted Communications Networks Act (HR 4998) would prohibit the use of federal funds to purchase communications equipment or services from any company that... Read More »

Lawmakers initiate Russia, China START queries

Three lawmakers recently forwarded correspondence to the Acting Director of National Intelligence seeking answers regarding the possible expiration of the Russia and China New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START). Sens. Bob Menendez (D-NJ), Todd Young (R-IN) and Chris Van Hollen (D-MD)... Read More »

DoD inspector general to audit border wall contract

The U.S. Department of Defense Office of the Inspector General is initiating an audit of the $400 million border wall construction contract the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded to Fisher Sand and Gravel Co. "We intend to initiate an audit of the solicitation and award of the $400 million... Read More »