Ekagra Partners, LLC files protest challenging the terms of an RFP

February 27, 2019

The GAO (Government Accountability Office) recently sustained a protest filed by Ekagra Partners, LLC. Ekagra Partners had filed a protest challenging the terms of an RFP that had been issued by the General Services Administration. Ekagra Partners argued that the RPF for the OASIS Small Business on-ramp had restricted competition improperly as it limited the […]

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General Services Administration (GSA) implements a new process in SAM

February 21, 2019

The GSA recently announced that there have been changes to the Non-Federal Entity registration process changes for financial assistance in the System for Award Management (SAM). According to the announcement on, On February 2, 2019, GSA implemented a new process in SAM that allows non-federal entity registrants to submit common federal government-wide Representations and Certifications […]

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Veterans Benefits Administration is moving to paperless claims processing environment

February 15, 2019

The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) is moving to a paperless claims processing from a system that combines paper records, electronic fax, microfilm, microfiche, files stored on compact discs, DVDs, and flash memory devices. According to Bloomberg Government, the VBA issued a request for information to find parties interested in working on the transition from contractors […]

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Representative Donald Norcross (D-NJ) introduced Fairness for Federal Contractors Act

February 13, 2019

The bipartisan bill would provide back pay for more than a million federal contractors affected by the government shutdown. These contractors were either furloughed or on the job without pay during the 35-day shutdown. H.R. 824 was co-sponsored by 19 House Democrats and 3 Republicans. Read the bill here.

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Congressmen hope to include contractor back pay in funding law

January 30, 2019

Funding for many government agencies expires in less than three weeks, and members of the House and Senate are hoping to use potential appropriations legislation for those agencies to ensure that government contractors receive some back pay after the most recent government shutdown. “We’re all going to work very hard to make sure that when we keep […]

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