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Inside the pain and peril of procurement delays

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May 28, 2017 1:46 pm

Inside the pain and peril of procurement delaysWhen we started working on our latest Washington Technology Insider Report on procurement delays, we already knew the delays were causing problems in the market. But the severity of the problem was surprise. So, we had to call this one the Pain and...

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Another Writers’ Strike May Be Looming — Report

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May 28, 2017 1:46 pm

Another Writers’ Strike May Be Looming — ReportTen years later, we may be headed for another writers’ strike. Deadline reported last week that, after the last of 11 meetings held by Writers Guild of America members before new negotiations, one TV writer joked that said group is “always ready for...

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New report shows extent of delays on commuter rail line

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May 27, 2017 1:32 pm

New report shows extent of delays on commuter rail lineThe commuter rail is under fire after new numbers point to the extent of delays for the Worcester line. In the last 30 days, 61 percent of the trains on the Worcester line have run on time. The number drops to...

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Rail workers strike over driver-only trains

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May 27, 2017 1:32 pm

Rail workers strike over driver-only trainsDisruption is worsening as more drivers than expected refuse to cross picket lines. Merseyrail had hoped to run almost half its services, but “many” drivers took the decision not to work today. The company said it was running around 20% of services, far …

Amtrak overhead wire problems caused more transit delays

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May 27, 2017 1:28 am

Amtrak overhead wire problems caused more transit delaysNEWARK – New Jersey rail commuters faced another day of massive train delays due to issues with Amtrak. New Jersey Transit faced delays of up to an hour Tuesday evening when Amtrak overhead wires caused power issues. The crowds in New York Penn...

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Rail workers strike over driver-only trains

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May 27, 2017 1:28 am

Rail workers strike over driver-only trainsDisruption is worsening as more drivers than expected refuse to cross picket lines. Merseyrail had hoped to run almost half its services, but “many” drivers took the decision not to work today. The company said it was running around 20% of services, far …

New report shows extent of delays on commuter rail line

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May 26, 2017 1:14 pm

New report shows extent of delays on commuter rail lineThe commuter rail is under fire after new numbers point to the extent of delays for the Worcester line. In the last 30 days, 61 percent of the trains on the Worcester line have run on time. The number drops to...

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Schumer threatens Trump Cabinet confirmation delays

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May 26, 2017 1:13 am

Schumer threatens Trump Cabinet confirmation delaysSenate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer offered an explicit warning to Republicans on Monday, saying Democrats are willing to slow down confirmation hearings for Donald Trump’s Cabinet until potential nominees finish independent ethics reviews. Democrats …