Author: Bill Broydrick - Billy the Bee!

$30 MILLION FOR MOLY-99 COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS

$30 MILLION FOR MOLY-99 COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS

On Tuesday, May 14, the House Appropriations Committee released the draft fiscal year 2020 Energy and Water Development funding bill which provided $35 million to the National Nuclear Security Administration’s Molybdenum-99 (“Mo-99”) Cooperative Agreement program.  The program is centered around establishing a reliable supply of non-HEU sourced Mo-99 produced in the US as directed by…

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USDA Announces Direct Payments to Cranberry Growers!

USDA Announces Direct Payments to Cranberry Growers!

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has announced USDA will take action to assist farmers who have been negatively impacted by unjustified retaliatory tariffs on U.S. agricultural goods and other trade disruptions. Specifically, the USDA is authorized to provide up to $16 billion in relief programs including the Market Facilitation Program (MFP), Food Purchase and…

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$90 MILLION FOR SEWER OVERFLOW CONTROL GRANTS

$90 MILLION FOR SEWER OVERFLOW CONTROL GRANTS

On Monday, May 14, the House Appropriations Committee released the draft fiscal year 2020 Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies funding bill, which includes funding for programs within the Department of the Interior, the Environmental Protection Agency, and other related agencies.We are excited to announce that the bill includes $90 million for EPA’s Sewer Overflow municipal grant…

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Milwaukee secures line of credit for its 2020 Democratic Convention bid

Milwaukee secures line of credit for its 2020 Democratic Convention bid

Great article from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee secures line of credit for its 2020 Democratic Convention bid Mary Spicuzza Organizers of Milwaukee’s bid for the 2020 Democratic National Convention have lined up a third-party line of credit, clearing the last major hurdle in the city’s quest to host the convention, Mayor Tom Barrett said Wednesday. “That issue has…

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Retaliatory Tariffs on Cranberry Industry

Retaliatory Tariffs on Cranberry Industry

Due to President Trump’s decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, retaliatory tariffs have been imposed on many U.S. goods. Canada, Mexico, China, and the European Union are among those who have instituted retaliatory tariffs on U.S. imports such as cranberries and cranberry products. President Trump claims that the specific measures are meant…

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Exact Sciences CEO Says Company Has “Attractive Long-Term Opportunity.”

Exact Sciences CEO Says Company Has “Attractive Long-Term Opportunity.”

Barron’s (5/2, Bary, 948K) reports that according to Exact Sciences CEO Kevin Conroy, there continues to be “big growth from the company’s colon-cancer test,” Cologuard. According to Barron’s, Exact Sciences “has successfully secured reimbursement from Medicare and most commercial insurers for the self-administered test.” Conroy says that Cologuard “could ultimately deliver revenue of $5 to $6…

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Do you need a lobbyist?

Do you need a lobbyist?

Whether to hire a lobbyist or not? This question always presents a difficult decision because one doesn’t know the outcome. Wall Street has developed an index fund that attempts to resolve the dilemma (https://www.barrons.com/articles/lobbying-index-beats-the-market-1524863200). “About 10-years-ago, Srategas (https://www.strategasrp.com/OurFirm) devised a ‘lobbying index’ of companies that get the most bang for their lobbying buck, including interaction…

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Exela CEO Dr. Phanesh Koneru Interviews President George W. Bush at Becker’s Healthcare Conference

Exela CEO Dr. Phanesh Koneru Interviews President George W. Bush at Becker’s Healthcare Conference

April 13, 2018 Chicago, Illinois On Friday, April 13, 2018, Phanesh Koneru, PhD, LLM, President and CEO of Exela Pharma Sciences interviewed the Honorable George W. Bush, 43rd President of the United States of America at the 9th Annual Becker’s Hospital Review conference in front of 4,000 attendees. The conference is attended by the nation’s…

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