NASA receives yet another clean financial audit

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  • NASA received its eighth consecutive clean financial audit opinion for fiscal year 2018. Its Agency Financial Report lays out NASA’s progress toward meeting strategic goals. NASA said it continues to make steady progress towards the first missions of the Orion spacecraft and the Space Launch System rocket. (NASA)
  • Customs and Border Protection made a big drug haul last week. Officers at the Anzalduas International Bridge in Texas arrested a 22-year-old American after finding over $3 million worth of methamphetamine. In total, they seized 155 pounds of the drug. The suspect has been turned over to Homeland Security Investigations agents. (Customs and Border Protection)
  • Beth Killoran, former chief information officer for the Department of Health and Human Services found a new home. She is now the deputy CIO for the Department of General Services. Killoran was HHS’ CIO since 2015. She was relieved of her duties back in August, originally reassigned to the Office of the Surgeon General at HHS. (LinkedIn)