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Wednesday, December 8th, 2021

DOJ awards nearly $187M for community safety

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced Friday that its Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), part of the department’s Office of Justice Programs (OJP), had awarded nearly $187 million to support public safety and community justice activities. The Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance... Read More »

House passes FY 2022 National Defense Authorization Act

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Fiscal Year 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The NDAA addresses the nation's defense budget, Afghanistan accountability, additional defense priorities, as well as countering China and Russia. “For 61 consecutive years, the House... Read More »

DHS, EPA address illegal hydrofluorocarbons importation

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) officials said the agencies are collaborating to address illegal hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) importation. “Using an all-hands-on-deck approach, we must urgently address the climate crisis that is threatening both our... Read More »

Curtiss-Wright secures $100 million Navy pact

Curtiss-Wright Corporation officials said the firm has secured Navy contracts totaling $100 million to provide pumps for the military branch's Virginia-class submarine, Columbia-class submarine and Ford-class aircraft carrier programs. “Curtiss-Wright is proud to have been awarded these... Read More »

IDSA, HIVSA call for U.S. leadership in global vaccine equity

The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and its HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA) announced that it supports the Biden Administration’s movements in making the COVID-19 vaccines accessible around the world, but said more could be done to achieve vaccine equity. In a letter to the... Read More »

Hearing examines evolution of post 9/11 threats

Lawmakers examined the nationwide evolution of post 9/11 threats during a recent Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing. "This hearing is timely," Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH), ranking member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, said. "A... Read More »