News Monthly Archives: June 2016

Over the Years, PTAC’s Help Means Continued Growth

June 13, 2016 Illinois PTAC Client is Still Learning from Her PTAC – and Still Growing. Source: APTAC, June 13, 2016 Claire Pugsley, Owner and President of Midwest Mowing, Inc., DBA: Pugsley Services has been a PTAC client since April … Continued

Net Profits and Growth Rate Rise According to Clarity Survey

June 10, 2016 Contractors expect higher profits in 2016 Source: Washington Technology, Nick Wakeman, May 24, 2016 There is plenty of good news in Deltek’s latest Clarity survey of the government contracting industry, including reported increases in profits and growth, … Continued

Mentor-Protégé Changes Coming with the SBA Final Rule

June 9, 2016 SBA Mentor-Protégé Changes: A Boost for Small Businesses Source:, Editorial Staff, June 7, 2016 Recent rule changes issued by the Small Business Administration (SBA) provide significant improvements for government contractors in 2016. In particular, a … Continued

Filing Size Protest with Right Person is Key

June 3, 2016 SBA Size Protests: File With Contracting Officer, Not OHA Source: SmallGovCon, Steven Koprince, May 16, 2016 The SBA Office of Hearings and Appeals is an appellate forum and lacks jurisdiction to hear initial size protests. As explained … Continued

Region 3 Director Appointed at APTAC Annual Meeting

June 2, 2016 Southern Alleghenies PTAC’s James Gerraughty Appointed to Leadership Post in National Association. Source: APTAC, May 10, 2016 The Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (APTAC) is pleased to announce that James Gerraughty, Program Manager of the Southern Alleghenies … Continued

New Subcontracting Limits Explained

June 2, 2016 Limitations On Subcontracting: Important New SBA Rule Takes Effect June 30, 2016 Source: SmallGovCon, Steven Koprince, May 31, 2016 The SBA has issued a final rule implementing the changes to the limitations on subcontracting enacted by Congress … Continued

Sources Sought Notice Release by the Department of Energy

June 1, 2016 Energy Dept. weighing multimillion-dollar shared services contract Source: fedscoop, Greg Otto, May 31, 2016 Energy’s CIO is also kicking the tires on moving their IT infrastructure to the cloud. Last week, the department’s chief information officer posted … Continued