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  • CenturyLink Obtains DOJ Approval to Sell Level 3 Metro Network Assets to Syringa Networks - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CenturyLink Obtains DOJ Approval to Sell Level 3 Metro Network Assets to Syringa Networks

    The Justice Department has given CenturyLink the green light to sell certain metro network assets of Level 3 Communications in Boise, Idaho, to fiber-optic networking services provider Syringa Networks. Monroe, Louisiana-based CenturyLink said Tuesday the sale is still subject to other customary closing conditions and comes nearly five months after the telecommunications firm completed its $34 billion acquisition of […] More

  • CTC CEO Ed Sheehan to Speak at Idaho Nuclear Summit - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CTC CEO Ed Sheehan to Speak at Idaho Nuclear Summit

    Ed Sheehan, president and CEO of Concurrent Technologies Corp., is among the featured speakers who will present during the two-day Nuclear Energy Leadership Summit and Showcase that will kick off Oct. 3 at the Shiloh Inn Convention Center in Idaho. Sheehan will talk about CTC’s Richland Township, Pennsylvania-based Center for Advanced Nuclear Manufacturing the company opened […] More

  • NIST Taps Gemalto for Digital Driver's License Pilot Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NIST Taps Gemalto for Digital Driver’s License Pilot Program

    Gemalto has received a two-year government grant from the National Institute of Standards and Technology to team up with Colorado, Idaho, Maryland and Washington D.C. on a pilot program for the development of digital driver’s licenses. Gemalto said Monday the grant requires the company to support the jurisdictions on the creation of a smartphone-based credential and the […] More

  • Maximus to Help Run Idaho's New Statewide Employment & Training Services Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Maximus to Help Run Idaho’s New Statewide Employment & Training Services Program

    Maximus has secured a contract to help Idaho’s department of health and welfare manage a new program that offers workforce services to eligible participants in the state’s Supplemental Nutritional Assistance and Temporary Assistance for Families in Idaho programs. The company said Tuesday it will work with SNAP and TAFI beneficiaries to gauge their skills and interests, build a career plan and […] More

  • Huntington Ingalls Subsidiary to Extend DOE Environmental Program Support - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Huntington Ingalls Subsidiary to Extend DOE Environmental Program Support

    A subsidiary of Huntington Ingalls Industries has received a potential five-year, $13.7 million contract to support environmental surveillance, education and research activities at an Energy Department facility in Idaho. HII said Wednesday its unit SN3 will continue to provide ESER services to the department’s Idaho operations office in partnership with Wastren Advantage. The contract has […] More

  • Textron Subsidiary Provides Small UAS, Tools to Support Wildfire Response in Idaho - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Textron Subsidiary Provides Small UAS, Tools to Support Wildfire Response in Idaho

    Textron‘s unmanned systems subsidiary has delivered equipment and personnel to the U.S. Forest Service and Interior Department to support wildfire response operations in Idaho. The company said Thursday it deployed its Aerosonde drone, iCommand tool and Remote Video Terminal products to provide imagery and coordinate responders during the wildfire. “Unmanned systems can operate where it may be unsafe or impractical […] More

  • Optum Starts to Manage Idaho Medicaid Program; Richard Amstrong Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Optum Starts to Manage Idaho Medicaid Program; Richard Amstrong Comments

    Optum started to help manage the state of Idaho’s Medicaid program on Sept. 1 after winning the contract in April, KMVT-TV reported Tuesday. Paul Johnson writes the company will manage Idaho Medicaid’s outpatient case management services, mental health services and addiction disorder services. Richard Armstrong, Idaho Health and Welfare director, said Optum will also work to help […] More

  • HP Signs $180M Idaho HS Student Laptop Contract Ahead of Ballot Initiative - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    HP Signs $180M Idaho HS Student Laptop Contract Ahead of Ballot Initiative

    Hewlett-Packard has signed a $180 million contract with the state of Idaho to provide laptop computers for every high school student in the state, Betsy Russell reports for The Spokesman-Review newspaper. The company and the state will move forward with the contract if voters approve a ballot initiative to require increases in technology spending for […] More

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