Jacksonville, Florida - Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast awarded two task orders, totaling over $16 million, September 28, to URS Group, Inc. of Morrisville, North Carolina, to repair Navy and Marine Corps facilities that were damaged in Florida and Georgia when Hurricane Irma made landfall in Florida, September 9 and 10 respectively.

Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission will host a workshop on December 12, 2017, to examine questions about the injury consumers suffer when information about them is misused.

Washington, DC - President Donald Trump is taking heat for condemning NFL players who are using America's national anthem to protest so-called police brutality.  But, says AMAC president Dan Weber, "could it be that Mr. Trump really believes citizens should respect the symbols of our democracy?"

Washington, DC - Abbott Laboratories and Alere Inc. have agreed to a divestiture of two point-of-care medical device products line in order to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that Abbott’s proposed $8.3 billion acquisition of Alere will cause harm to competition.

Tucson, Arizona - Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents from the Nogales and Tucson stations arrested two previously deported MS-13 gang members during separate incidents Saturday and Monday.

Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission is mailing 5,379 refund checks totaling more than $210,000 to people who bought Elimidrol, a product marketed by Sunrise Nutraceuticals, LLC, as an effective treatment for opiate addiction withdrawal. The average refund amount is $39.