For a productive and growing economy, we need water. If there's no water, there's no manufacturing, energy production, agriculture, mining, fishing, and more. In fact, there aren't many sectors of the economy not dependent or influenced by water. Water is the lifeblood of the economic development. Simplistic observations about water's value abound. We can talk.. read more →

In an effort to help the federal government satisfy its 5% annual women's contracting goal, U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.) along with Senators Olympia J. Snowe (R-Maine), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), Mary Landrieu (D-La.), Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) and Lisa Murkowski (R-Ala.) proposed the Fairness in Women-Owned Small Business Contracting Act of 2012,.. read more →