CIRAS Digest: Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015

Happy Wednesday. There’s a lot of news out there, but we’re assuming that you know all about the suspended real anchorman and the departing  (more beloved) fake one. And that you’re up on the fact that Hy-Vee is bailing on its sponsorship of the triathlon.

Here’s the other stuff we think you need to know:

CIRAS Digest: Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015

Happy Tuesday. Today, after a dark day, we return with a still-short version of CIRAS Digest to celebrate our communications manager’s escape (for now) from the cooties of his flu-infested family.

Back in the office. Here’s what we’re reading:

Government Contracting Tip: Meet the U.S. Defense Commissary Agency

FYI, WE’RE SKIPPING CIRAS DIGEST TODAY IN THE INTEREST OF SHARING ANOTHER TIP FROM BETH WHITE FOR NAVIGATING THE WORLD OF GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING. HERE’S BETH:

Did you know that there is a littler known agency within the Department of Defense that provides food and other household products for military families, with the major mission to improve their quality of life?

CIRAS Digest: Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015

Happy Thursday.  Today we have a lot of reasonably good numbers to share with you, plus a scary one (at least seven more presidential candidates headed here for another daylong event).

Here’s the 411:

CIRAS Digest: Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015

Happy Tuesday from CIRAS Newswire Command, where we are trying to keep well ahead of you, dear readers. Work is already underway on the Spring edition of CIRAS News. The Winter volume hit the streets at the end of last week, and you’ll start seeing stories posted here in the very near future.

In the meantime, here’s what’s going on:

CIRAS Digest: Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015

Happy Thursday. Technical difficulties made yesterday’s Digest impractical to deliver, but we’ll roll over some of Wednesday’s more interesting and less time-sensitive offerings into today’s editions.

So, assuming you already know about the gas tax (10-cent increase is possible) and the fed (interest rates unchanged for now), here are the most interesting things we’re seeing on the Newswire:

CIRAS Digest: Monday, Jan. 26, 2015

Happy Monday. Today, the Newswire offers some  ISU alumni, plus a dash of economic optimism and a West Coast tome on why that’s incompatible with Republican politics.

For your information: