Posts Tagged ‘Department of Homeland Security’

Ingalls awarded $497M contract to build another cutter

PASCAGOULA – U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) reports a $497-million military shipbuilding contract award to Ingalls Shipyard in Pascagoula to construct the seventh national security cutter (NSC 7) for the U.S. Coast Guard. Cochran said the Department of Homeland Security is amending an existing contract with Ingalls to provide FY2014 appropriations to construct NSC 7. […] [...]

Cochran seeking commitment from DHS for data center consolidation

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) is seeking confirmation that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is committed to programs that promote cost savings while still meeting the nation’s domestic security needs — specifically pointing to the data center consolidation project at Stennis Space Center and advanced funding for U.S. Coast Guard ship […] [...]

Immigration work rules force risky decisions on employers

Have some sympathy the next time you see your company’s hiring officer wringing his hands and muttering under his breath. If the company relies heavily on immigrant labor, he is occupying that unenviable space that is situated between a rock and a hard place. On one hand, he must be careful not to hire someone […] [...]

Extension taps Loper

Randy Loper has been selected to lead the newly christened Extension Center for Technology Outreach, formerly the Department of Computer Applications and Services, at Mississippi State University’s Extension Service. Loper has served as the interim head since July 2010. Loper received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from MSU in computer science. He began his career […] [...]

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