GOP’s Spartz, Democrat Hale win Indiana’s 5th district bids

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — State Sen. Victoria Spartz has won the Republican nomination to replace GOP Rep. Susan Brooks in a central Indiana congressional district that Democrats are targeting for the fall election. Spartz won Tuesday’s primary over 14 other candidates in the 5th Congressional District after flooding TV screens and mailboxes with ads fueled largely by $1 million she loaned ...

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Nagasaki to brief all operators on RFP policy for IR development

Nagasaki prefecture has announced that it will hold a series of implementation policy briefing sessions for its RFP (Request for Proposal), which will act as a reference for selecting an operator with which to pursue an IR bid. The briefings will be held between 1 and 19 June 2020 with one hour planned for each individual operator. They will include ...

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Wakayama extends RFP deadline by two months, operator selection pushed to January 2021

Wakayama prefecture announced Monday that it will extend the deadline for operators to submit material as part of the Request for Proposal (RFP) process by almost two months, from 31 August to 19 October, due to the impact of COVID-19. The delay comes after just two companies, Hong Kong’s Suncity Group and Canadian IR investment firm Clairvest Group, responded to ...

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Bids called for £35m Stonehenge dig

Highways England is advertising for archaeologists to carry out digs along the route of the planned £1.7bn Stonehenge tunnel in Wiltshire. While the upgrade of the A303 Amesbury to Berwick Down past Stonehenge has yet to receive development consent from the government, Highways England is in negotiations with three teams of contractors pitching to build eight miles of new dual carriageway and ...

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Government raises P26 billion as investors find safe haven in Treasury bills

Bureau of Treasury building in Intramuros The Bureau of Treasury awarded P26 billion in Treasury bills (T-bills), which still enjoyed overwhelming response from investors looking for a safe haven for their cash. Monday’s auction was oversubscribed by more than four times the initial P20-billion offering as tenders reached P83.995 billion. With the acceptance of more non-competitive bids for the 91-day ...

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Powys Council bids for homelessness help cash

Powys Council is to bid for a share of a £20 million Welsh Government funding pot to help it keep the 180 homeless people it has supported during the coronavirus lockdown off the streets. At a meeting of the economy, residents, communities and governance scrutiny committee on Monday, June 1, councillors looked at the figures for homelessness in Powys during the Covid-19 ...

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Southington Hiring Marketing Firm To Promote Business

The town of Southington is looking to hire a marketing firm. Outdoor dining in Southington. (Southington Police Department) SOUTHINGTON, CT — The town of Southington is looking to hire a marketing firm to help promote “dining opportunities, retail, and businesses.” Target areas are Downtown Southington, Plantsville, Milldale, Marion, and the Meriden-Waterbury Road corridor, according to a request for proposals package ...

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Ohio lawmakers make another plea for halt to possible UTMC sale

Some Toledo officials and state lawmakers again urged the governor to take action and halt the potential sale of the University of Toledo Medical Center, as well as approve an audit to investigate whether the former Medical College of Ohio was undermined by a 50-year agreement between UT and ProMedica. During a Tuesday news conference with Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz, ...

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Agilitas Energy Secured Site for Non-Wires Energy Storage Project in Long Island City

Agilitas Energy, a leading Northeast energy developer, has recently secured a project site to install a 4.95 MWac / 20.6 MWh battery energy storage system in Long Island City after winning one of the largest competitive energy storage projects in New York City – Con Edison’s Newtown Non-Wires Solutions Energy Storage System Request for Proposals published in August 2019. LONG ...

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DemandStar Unveils New Platform, Offers Improved Features to Better Connect Businesses & Government Entities

Source: DemandStar Corporation SEATTLE — To give government entities and businesses greater access to finding and securing partnership opportunities, DemandStar announces its new platform with novel features that allow for an even more streamlined experience. The new features are a result of interviewing hundreds of government buyers and businesses and integrating this feedback into DemandStar’s 20+ years of user data and experience. ...

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Newfoundland and Labrador businesses get preference for public contracts

Acting Service NL Minister Tom Osborne. ST. JOHN’S, N.L. —  The provincial government is changing procurement rules to direct more business to local companies, but concerns over transparency are being raised by opposition parties. On Monday, acting Service NL Minister Tom Osborne announced a local preference provision is being introduced for public procurement at all public bodies, a move Osborne ...

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Italy’s second renewables auction secures lowest price of €0.056/kWh

The utility scale renewable energy tender saw wind prevail again, with 18 projects with a total generation capacity of 406 MW. Solar secured four projects with a combined capacity of 19.3 MW but did offer the lowest bid. Four solar projects were allocated in an under-subscribed renewables tender. Italian energy agency the Gestore dei Servizi Energetici allocated 425.3 MW of ...

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Nigeria’s revenue burden to ease off as DPR announces bids for marginal oilfields

Federal High court in Lagos against the FG on the revocation of 2 oil field licenses, DPR has gone ahead to announce its first licensing round Despite the restraining order by the Federal High court in Lagos against the federal government on the revocation of 2 oil field licenses, the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), has gone ahead to announce ...

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Province Issues RFQ for P3 Partnerships to Build Ontario Line

First announced in April, 2019, the Provincial Government’s proposed Ontario Line—a 15.5 kilometre rapid transit line connecting Toronto’s Exhibition/Ontario Place to the Ontario Science Centre—took a big step forward today with the announcement that the province is issuing the first two public-private partnership (P3) Requests for Qualifications (RFQs) for the design/build stage of the line. The RFQ phase invites bids to ...

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US government invites bids on six multibillion-dollar Hong Kong mansions, even as White House revokes city’s trade status

The United States government is calling for bids on a cluster of residential properties in the world’s most expensive real estate market, even as Hong Kong is turning into the latest pawn in an escalating rivalry between the US and China. A plot of land with six multistorey mansions located at 37 Shouson Hill Road near the city’s Ocean Park ...

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Virgin Australia bidders narrowed down to two: Bain and Cyrus Capital Partners

Virgin Australia went into voluntary administration and now new bidders are circling. Virgin Australia has narrowed the shortlist of bidders for the troubled airline down to two: Boston-based private investment firm Bain Capital, and global investor Cyrus Capital Partners,which has links to British billionaire and Virgin founder Richard Branson. Virgin administrator Deloitte, led by Vaughan Strawbridge, has spent two days ...

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Core Development Group Launches Government Consulting Arm

 MAHWAH, N.J., Core Development Group, a leading solar energy developer, announced today that it has developed a specialized consulting arm to assist government agencies in renewable energy Request-for-Proposal analysis, processes, and strategies. With the launch of this specialized division, the team will focus on devising innovative and efficient methods to provide government agencies the confidence to handle renewable energy RFPs of any ...

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Carson City schools replace food services manager

The Carson City School District will be changing its nutrition services vendor come July 1 after the Board of Trustees approved a new contract with Chartwells as its food service management consultant, ending a decade-long relationship with Aramark. The school district’s request for proposal process for a new vendor began in January. The U.S. Department of Agriculture requires districts that ...

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Foundation Requests for Proposals for Covid-19 Relief

Here are notable new requests for proposals (RFPs) specifically for the Covid-19 outbreak, compiled by the Chronicle: Disability Foundation The Disability Foundation is accepting proposals from organizations that are working through the pandemic to help people living with disabilities. Eligible organizations must offer direct services to people with disabilities. Grants worth up to $10,000 each will pay for operating needs created directly by ...

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CITY OF NEW ORLEANS ANNOUNCES MASS FEEDING PROGRAM

NEW ORLEANS — The City of New Orleans has announced the mobilization of the Mass Feeding Program, a cost-sharing collaboration with the Federal Emergency Management Agency totaling $18 million to fulfill a basic human need as part of our response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This first-of-its-kind program will provide meals to a range of vulnerable residents, including high-risk health adults, ...

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