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

Paper Suggests Federal Procurement Process Reform

January 9, 2017 Clinton Campaign: We Would’ve Made Procurement Great Again Source: Bloomberg BNA, Sam Skolnik, December 28, 2016 Why would the Hillary Clinton campaign’s final procurement policy paper be of interest these days? In part because a couple of … Continued

Ownership and Control Criteria Changes Coming for SDVOSB Programs

January 3, 2017 SDVOSB Programs: 2017 NDAA Modifies Ownership & Control Criteria Source: SmallGovCon, Steven Koprince, December 12, 2016 The 2017 National Defense Authorization Act makes some important adjustments to the criteria for ownership and control of a service-disabled veteran-owned … Continued

Micro-Purchase Threshold Changes Under 2017 NDAA

December 20, 2016 2017 NDAA Increases DoD’s Micro-Purchase Threshold To $5,000 Source: SmallCovCon, Matthew Moriarty, December 9, 2016 The 2017 National Defense Authorization Act will increase the DoD’s micro-purchase threshold to $5,000. Under the conference bill recently approved by both … Continued

Committee Wants Answers from OMB About Paperwork Reduction

December 15, 2016 Still Overdue: Answers from OMB on Paperwork Reduction Requirements Source: House Small Business Committee, Press Release, December 5, 2016 Chairmen Ask Why Agency Failed to Issue Required Reports Two Years in a Row House Small Business Committee … Continued

CFRs are Like Having an Expert Staff on Board

August 11, 2016 What’s the “CFR” and Why Is It So Important to Me? Source: Government BookTalk, Ed Kessler, July 19, 2016 If you’re a GPO Online Bookstore regular or public official you probably know we’re speaking about the “Code … Continued

Comments about paid sick leave requirement requested

March 2, 2016 Labor Dept. to require paid sick leave for workers of federal contractors Source: Georgia Tech Procurement Assistance Center, Chuck Schadl, February 29, 2016 The Department of Labor (DOL) is requiring federal contractors, subcontractors and certain parties who contract … Continued