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BLM SEEKS PUBLIC COMMENT TO LEASE LAND TO THE CLARK COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR...

The Bureau of Land Management Las Vegas Field Office is seeking public comment on a proposal to lease approximately 15 acres of public land to the Clark County School District for an elementary school and related facilities. The proposed elementary school is located on the north half of Gary Avenue, south half of Richmar Avenue, and a portion of the west half of Polaris Avenue in the southwest area of the Las Vegas Valley.
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser Cuts the Ribbon on the Latest Short-Term Family Housing Program, The Horizon...

Mayor Bowser cut the ribbon on The Horizon, the short-term family housing program in Ward 7, marking another step forward in delivering on her promise to close and replace DC General Family Shelter with dignified, service-enriched programs across all eight wards.

DHS Issues Waiver to Expedite Border Wall Gate Construction Project in Texas

The Department of Homeland Security has issued a waiver to ensure the expeditious construction of gates in existing wall structure near the international border in the state of Texas. The waiver was published in the Federal Register Oct. 10, 2018
USDA

USDA Partners to Improve Community Infrastructure for 1.1 Million Rural Americans

Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $181 million in 88 projects (PDF, 173 KB) that will build community infrastructure and facilities in 27 states.
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser to Cut the Ribbon on Latest Short-Term Family Housing Program, The Horizon...

On Tuesday, October 9, at 5 pm, Mayor Bowser will cut the ribbon on The Horizon, a short-term family housing program in Ward 7, marking another step forward in delivering on her promise to close and replace DC General Family Shelter with dignified, service-enriched programs across all eight wards.
EPA

EPA Awards Close to $19 Million to Vermont to Support Local Clean Water Projects

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the State of Vermont was awarded a total of $18,966,000 in Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund (SRF) grants to finance community-based water infrastructure projects, such as upgrades to municipal sewage plants and public drinking water systems.

Federal Court Orders Tax Scheme Promoters to Disgorge $50 Million in Gains From Fraudulent...

A federal court in Salt Lake City, Utah, ordered R. Gregory Shepard and Neldon Johnson and Utah companies RaPower-3 LLC, and International Automated Systems, Inc., to disgorge over $50 million in gross receipts from facilitating and promoting an abusive tax scheme involving false tax deductions and solar energy credits

Community Recovery Resource Center offers services through Saturday

Saturday, October 6 is the last day to apply for the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Program (D-SNAP), better known as Disaster Food Stamps, at the Community Recovery Resource Center. The center is located at Independence Mall in the former Sears store, 3500 Oleander Drive in Wilmington.

EPA Finalizes Nearly $7 Million Plan to Clean Up Lead-Contaminated Soil at Residential Properties...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized its plan to clean up lead-contaminated soil at approximately 28 residences that are impacted by the former Flintkote Plant property at the Eighteen Mile Creek Superfund Site, in Lockport, N.Y. As part of a multi-phased, comprehensive cleanup of the Eighteen Mile Creek Site

BLM ANNOUNCES INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS AT COPPER BASIN DUNES OHV AREA

The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Lake Havasu Field Office will begin an infrastructure improvement project to enhance recreational use at the Copper Basin Dunes Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Area in October. The work will include repairing, sealing and striping the parking lot and reconstructing an access road
EPA

EPA reaches landmark agreement with Kamehameha Schools to conduct cesspool audit of over 3,000...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Kamehameha Schools (KS) announced a landmark agreement in which KS will audit over 3,000 properties spanning more than 365,000 acres to identify and close large-capacity cesspools (LCCs).
DOE

DOE and DHS Co-Chair Oil and Natural Gas Subsector Coordinating Council and Energy Government...

Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) co-chaired the last meeting of 2018 for the Oil and Natural Gas Subsector Coordinating Council (ONG SCC) and the Energy Government Coordinating Council (EGCC) at DOE Headquarters in Washington, D.C. Under Secretary of Energy Mark Menezes, Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity

BLM ANNOUNCES BULLFROG DAY-USE RECREATION AREA INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Lake Havasu Field Office will begin a four-month construction project in October to replace a failing retaining wall at Bullfrog Day-Use Recreation Area. Construction will occur from Oct. 17, 2018 through Feb. 11, 2019, during which time the site will be temporarily inaccessible for safety reasons.
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser Announces Record $167.6 Million Investment in Affordable Housing, Breaks Ground on Delta...

Mayor Bowser celebrated a record annual investment in affordable housing—in fiscal year 2018, the Bowser Administration was able to commit $167.6 million from the Housing Production Trust Fund (HPTF) to projects that will create or preserve affordable housing for Washingtonians.

BLM SEEKS PUBLIC COMMENT TO LEASE LAND TO CLARK COUNTY FOR A PARK

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Las Vegas Field Office today announced it is seeking public comment on a proposal to lease approximately 10 acres of public land to Clark County, Nevada for a public park (N-93733) and related facilities.
Financial Services Committee

Chairman Hensarling Delivers Opening Statement at FHFA Oversight Hearing

Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at today’s full committee hearing to examine the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s (FHFA)

McMorris Rodgers Statement on FAA Reauthorization Act

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 (H.R. 302), sponsored by Chair of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Bill Shuster
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser Cuts the Ribbon on the Ward 4 Short-Term Family Housing Program, Marking...

Mayor Bowser cut the ribbon on The Kennedy, the short-term family housing program in Ward 4, marking another step forward in delivering on her promise to close and replace DC General Family Shelter with dignified, service-enriched programs across all eight wards. The Kennedy is the first of three short-term family housing programs opening this fall.
GSA

GSA, HUD Partner In Centers of Excellence Initiative

The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced they are teaming up for a discovery sprint as part of GSA’s Centers of Excellence (CoE) initiative.
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton

Norton Gets Her Provisions to Combat Airplane Noise and Other Priorities in FAA Reauthorization...

With aircraft noise rising here in the District of Columbia and around the country, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), co-chair of the Quiet Skies Caucus and a senior Member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Aviation Subcommittee, today announced she has gotten several of her provisions to help address airplane noise and other priorities included in the final House-Senate negotiated Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization bill.

Business Real Estate Press Releases

TriangleCenter

CBRE’s Philip D. Voorhees and NRP-West Team Complete Sale of Triangle...

CBRE Executive Vice President Philip D. Voorhees announced today that the National Retail Partners-West (NRP-West) completed the sale of Triangle Center in Longview, Washington, a community center, 98 percent leased to high performing, national and regional credit tenants including Winco Foods (not a part), Ross Dress for Less, Bed Bath & Beyond, Michaels, Petco, Rite Aid, Ace Hardware, Ulta Beauty, Big 5, Office Depot along with Five Guys, Great Clips, GameStop and others.

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BLM SEEKS PUBLIC COMMENT TO LEASE LAND TO THE CLARK COUNTY...

The Bureau of Land Management Las Vegas Field Office is seeking public comment on a proposal to lease approximately 15 acres of public land to the Clark County School District for an elementary school and related facilities. The proposed elementary school is located on the north half of Gary Avenue, south half of Richmar Avenue, and a portion of the west half of Polaris Avenue in the southwest area of the Las Vegas Valley.