News Monthly Archives: September 2017

Bloomberg Report Examines Trends Across Federal Sectors

September 21, 2017 Despite procurement concerns, vendors made out well in 2016 Federal News Radio, Jason Miller, September 5, 2017 Federal procurement spending is up. The number of mergers and acquisitions are skyrocketing. And overall, despite worries about the transition … Continued

Stafford Act Helps Facilitate Disaster Contracting

September 21, 2017 Hurricane Recovery Contractors Beware Lexology, Todd R. Overman, September 19, 2017 The level of devastation caused by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma in Texas and Florida, respectively, is estimated to have caused $150-200 billion in damages. With this … Continued

Business Forum Hosted by USACE, Huntsville Office

September 20, 2017 2017 Huntsville Center Small Business Forum US Army Corp of Engineers, September 19, 2017 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville Office of Small Business Programs is hosting a Small Business Forum on … Continued

New Solicitation for Small Business Posted on FedBizOpps

September 20, 2017 Multiple Environmental Government Acquisition (MEGA)-Restricted FedBizOpps.Gov, September 18, 2017 Great News!! The Multiple Environmental Government Acquisition (MEGA)-Restricted is finally posted on FedBizOpps (FBO). The FBO link to this solicitation (W912DY-16-R-0077) is as follows: https://go.usa.gov/xRzy9 . This solicitation … Continued

Proper Authority Needs to be Signor

September 19, 2017 Release of Claims: Contractor Signatory Must Have Authority SmallGovCon, Steven Koprince, September 12, 2017 What goes around, comes around. The government sometimes refuses to pay a contractor for a modification when the government official requesting the modification … Continued

Legislation Signed to Keep Government Operating

September 19, 2017 Trump Signs Funding Measure to Avert Shutdown Government Executive, Erich Wagner, September 8, 2017 President Trump on Friday signed legislation staving off a government shutdown and default until early December and appropriating $15.25 billion for hurricane relief … Continued

Federal Agency Contact Obligations Still Unspent

September 18, 2017 Companies scramble for $98 billion in federal contract spending Bloomberg Government, Paul Murphy, September 18, 2017 As the clock ticks down on fiscal 2017, an estimated $98 billion in federal agency contract obligations remains unspent. Federal agencies … Continued

Big Changes Being Considered by SBA

September 15, 2017 SBA Considering 8(a), HUBZone Changes SmallGovCon, Steven Koprince, August 23, 2017 The SBA is considering making changes to improve its socioeconomic programs–particularly the 8(a) and HUBZone Programs. In a talk yesterday at the 2017 Navy Gold Coast … Continued