News Monthly Archives: September 2017

New Report Analyzes Defense Budget

September 28, 2017 Analysis of the FY 2018 Defense Budget – Procurement RealClear Defense, Katherine Blakely, September 15, 2017 Overview Although increased capacity and lethality are the second priority of the Pentagon’s PB 2018 budget request behind restoring the readiness … Continued

2018 NDAA Passed by Senate

September 27, 2017 Senate Passes $700 Billion 2018 National Defense Authorization Act, Including Procurement Reforms Lexology, Tom Mason, Francis E. Purcell, Jr., Ray McCann and Joe Berger, September 21, 2017 Key Notes: On September 18, 2017 the Senate passed its … Continued

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: . 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