Reverse Auction

Alaska legislators protest no-bid justification requirement

Congressional delegation argues for more no-bid federal contracts to Native firms By Dermot Cole    Alaska Dispatch News     March 25, 2015 FAIRBANKS — A federal budget rule requiring written justification for certain no-bid contracts topping $20 million has harmed Alaska Native corporations, … Continued

New Legislation on Small Business Contracting

Rep. Chabot takes new approach to increasing small business contracting By Jason Miller   Federal News Radio    March 20, 2015 Instead of just trying to increase the government-wide small business contracting goal, the House Small Business committee is taking a more … Continued

House Bill Would Limit Reverse Auctions

Reverse Auctions Once Again in Lawmaker’s Crosshairs Government   March 20, 2015 Lawmakers are marshaling arguments to restrict the contracting tool called a reverse auction, criticizing agency reliance on a practice dominated by a single private firm at a Thursday … Continued