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Some good news from the Texas Gulf Coast… Cassidy & Associates client The Port of Corpus Christi Authority along with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers approved a project partnership agreement that will deepen the ship channel from 45 feet deep and 400 feet wide to 54 feet deep and 520 feet wide. The jointly-funded $326… Read more »


The Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce, a Cassidy client for more than a decade, is marking a special partnership with the U.S. Army as Fort Jackson kicks off its month long centennial celebration. The partnership started in 1917 when the Chamber raised $50,000 to purchase the Hampton Estate, contributing one thousand acres to what the… Read more »


Alcoa’s spinoff company Arconic debuts today and has signed on with Cassidy to direct its initial congressional outreach. Cassidy will also be leading Arconic’s lobbying efforts in industry relevant issues in defense, energy, manufacturing, trade and tax. The Washington Post reports this morning, “Arconic has tapped Russ Thomasson, former chief of staff to Senate Majority… Read more »


Did you know nearly 20 percent of U.S. households don’t have access to some basic banking services like a checking account? Cassidy client NCR is working with Washington on solutions to help these underbanked Americans. NCR has always had a strong focus on financial inclusion and innovation, starting with the cash register over a century… Read more »


Cassidy & Associates helped Ocean Spray kick off the first of a wave of exciting cranberry events across the nation celebrating the 200th cranberry harvest at USDA’s Farmer’s Market.  Ocean Spray grower, Allison Carr, shared with USDA officials a new partnership with Scholastic to help bring ag in the classroom to over 40 thousand elementary… Read more »


Graduates of CUNY’s City College of New York experienced an extraordinary moment at their recent graduation ceremony as Michelle Obama gave her last commencement address as First Lady. More than 8,000 attended the event with extensive media coverage of her remarks. She was also presented with an honorary doctorate of humane letters by James Milliken, the chancellor… Read more »


Have you ever wondered how long a satellite can last in space? You’re in luck, it’s Tech Tuesday and Cassidy client Inmarsat answers that question in a new episode of its video series, Space Bytes.


Cassidy client View is giving USA Today the first behind the scenes look at how it creates its Smart Glass at its 300,000-square-foot manufacturing plant in Olive Branch, Miss. USA Today reports View “is making high-tech windows that have the potential to bring to buildings what high-resolution touchscreens did for smartphones.” “The result is smart glass that… Read more »


Malave Scholars of The City University of New York (CUNY), a Cassidy client, are on Capitol Hill this week discussing higher education reform, food security, and affordable housing with staff members from the New York Congressional Delegation including U.S. Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand and Chuck Schumer and U.S. Rep. Hakeem Jeffries as well as the House Agriculture Committee…. Read more »


Tri Alpha Energy recently welcomed Congressman Mark Takano (CA) to its state-of-the-art facility, briefing him on its progress and the exciting potential for fusion-powered electricity technology. Congressman Takano met with Chief Science Officer for Tri Alpha Dr. Toshiki Tajima, along with CEO Dr. Dale Prouty and CTO Dr. Michl Binderbauer, who showcased the latest reactor version… Read more »


Satellite technology is transforming the way we live, work, and interact on a global scale and this week Washington plays host to the most important global satellite communications event of the year, SATELLITE. Cassidy Executive Vice President Terry Paul and Cassidy Vice President Vern Simmons are attending the annual event with Cassidy client Inmarsat, a lead sponsor…. Read more »


Cassidy client Inmarsat works every day with DoD agencies creating powerful solutions that help meet military mission requirements and leverage advances in commercial satellite communications capability. But more can be done to further integrate commercial capabilities and Inmarsat Senior Vice President for Government Strategy and Policy Rebecca M. Cowen-Hirsch is taking a closer look at… Read more »


The City University of New York (CUNY) plans to invest $42 million in the expansion of a program that has impressive results in improving graduation rates. CUNY Chancellor James B. Milliken made the announcement in a keynote address at the 46th annual Association of Community College Trustees Leadership Congress. “I believe community colleges hold the… Read more »


Cassidy client View is giving the federal government an incredible view of what could be the future of sustainable buildings as the United States General Services Administration (GSA) recently announced it completed the installation of 210 dynamic, electrochromic windows on the south facade of Portland’s 911 Federal Building. View Dynamic Glass use a small electric… Read more »