Legislation

Government Contractors Are Bullish About Sales

July 25, 2017 Contractors Are Confident Amid Uncertain Political Environment Source: Route Fifty, Paul Irby, July 11, 2017 Businesses that sell to government are bullish—buoyed by an uptick in voter-approved infrastructure spending, as well as an increase in bids and … Continued

Legislation to Protect Small Businesses Advances

June 30, 2017 Peters Amendments to National Defense Authorization Act Passed by Senate Armed Services Committee Source: UPMatters.com, June 29, 2017 WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Gary Peters (MI), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, authored several provisions … Continued

ConsularOne Initiative Intended to Modernize Services

June 5, 2017 Contract to Watch: State Department’s $850M Effort to Revamp Passports and Services Source: Nextgov, Frank Konkel, May 22, 2017 The State Department’s Bureau of Consular Affairs is seeking bidders to modernize the underlying technology it uses to … Continued

Federal Contracting Trends Expected to Continue

May 12, 2017 8 Trends to Keep Ahead of in Federal Contracting Source: Federal News Radio, David Thornton, April 28, 2017 The Trump administration has most of Washington on the edge of their seats waiting to see what comes next, … Continued

Procurement Fraud Prevention Act

May 2, 2017 SAM Registration: New Bill Requires Notification Of Free Assistance Source: SmallGovCon, Steven Koprince, May 1, 2017 There is no cost to register in SAM or other government contracting databases–but that hasn’t stopped some companies from charging would-be … Continued

Executive Order to Promote American-made Goods

April 27, 2017 Trump’s ‘Buy American’ Order Draws Mixed Reviews from Contractors Source: Government Executive, Charles S. Clark, April 18, 2017 President Trump on Tuesday traveled to the Snap-On Tool manufacturing plant in Kenosha, Wis., to sign a previously announced … Continued

DLA Continues to Award Government Contracts

February 21, 2017 Pentagon allocates billions amid uncertainty about Trump budget Source: Bloomberg Government, Robert Levinson, February 9, 2017 Despite inaction by Congress on appropriations as it awaits guidance from President Donald Trump on his priorities, the Pentagon’s Defense Logistics … Continued

Infrastructure Improvements Proposed by New Administration

February 1, 2017 New administration’s infrastructure list could mean billions of dollars in government contract opportunities Source: Georgia Tech Procurement Assistance Center, Chuck Schadl, January 26, 2017 The Trump Administration has compiled a list of about 50 infrastructure projects nationwide — … Continued

DoD to Study Bid Protest System in 2017 NDAA

January 10, 2017 2017 NDAA Requires Report On Bid Protest Impact At DoD Source: SmallGovCon, Matthew Schoonover, December 14, 2016 We’ve been covering many of the important changes to federal contracting promised as a result of the 2017 National Defense … Continued