Big bucks for software, IT


The U.S. Agency for Global Media, formerly the Broadcasting Board of Governors, awarded a $438,828.81 contract to Emergent, LLC., a Virginia Beach company that provides such software as Adobe and Symantec.

The Oct. 23 payment is the first installment of a contract worth up to $2,396,272.05 through Oct. 8, 2023.

The Agency for Global Media’s payments to Emergent are a tiny fraction of the $654,666,742 that government agencies have reported paying to the company. See interactive graphic.

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