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The Supremes’ gift to the Trump Administration

Posted on January 30, 2017
US Supreme Court This month, the tangled legal saga of the Obama Administration’s 2015 Waters of the U.S. rule took a new turn. On January 13, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to decide a jurisdictional dispute involving which federal court should hear challenges to the rule...

Federal contracting news: Free Bid Protest Filings at GAO Set to End

Posted on January 23, 2017
rich-jimm In an effort to improve the efficiency of its contract bidding protest procedures, the General Accountability Office (GAO) is planning a web-based electronic bid protest filing and dissemination system, the Electronic Protest Docketing System (EPDS). Though scheduled for 2016, the system will likely not go live until this year as GAO addresses cyber-security issues involving protection of proprietary and sensitive information...

Life on the Mississippi

Posted on January 11, 2017
Efmo_View_from_Fire_Point A tip of the hat goes to our colleague Col. (ret) Bob Sinkler for this oped on the need to modernize the Upper Mississippi River’s transportation infrastructure.  An excerpt: “Many of the locks and dams and other structures in the Upper Mississippi region were designed and built over 75 years ago, and are far beyond their intended lifespan...

Cameron named to Interior Dept. transition

Posted on December 14, 2016
D&A Senior Advisor Scott Cameron Kudos to our colleague Scott Cameron, who joined Dawson & Associates nearly 4 years ago. The Trump campaign just named Scott to its Interior Department transition team. A longtime Hill and Administration veteran, Scott is an excellent choice, given his extensive knowledge of Federal environmental laws and procedures...

A Veterans Day message

Posted on November 11, 2016
Veterans Day On this Veteran’s Day, all of us at Dawson & Associates would like to take a moment to remember the important, courageous and selfless contributions of our many veterans.   It is appropriate that what was once remembered as “Armistice Day” is now set aside to remember the service of all who have worn the uniform because the requirements for their contributions are continuous...


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