Pentagon Procurement Process Causes Tension in Congress

December 10, 2019

Section 804 of the defense authorization law, that was put into place four years ago, changed the acquisition rules for the Pentagon. While some were thrilled by the new process, there have been others who have found it to have come with its own set of issues. The Senate has noted that the trend of […]

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GSA’s Schedule Consolidation to Begin in January

December 06, 2019

The General Services Administration (GSA) is working to consolidate its Multiple Award Schedule. Work to combine the 24 separate schedules began in October and will officially go into effect in January. The GSA announced a Mass Modification on their site laying out the changes to current contract holders. Contractors will have until July 31st to […]

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A&S is Reinventing DoD Acquisition

December 04, 2019

The Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (OUSD) for Acquisition and Sustainment, formerly OUSD Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics, has focused efforts on improving the process in which delivery is made to the war fighter as well as maximizing the value for taxpayers. Efforts have been largely guided by the National Defense Strategy with six […]

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SBA Proposes Combining Mentor-Protégé Programs to Eliminate Confusion

November 18, 2019

The Small Business Administration (SBA) has proposed that the 8(a) Business (BD) Mentor-Protégé Program and the All Small Mentor-Protégé Programs be combined. The SBA hopes that by merging the two programs they can cut down on confusion and remove the duplication of functions for the SBA. Both programs work with small businesses to mentor them […]

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Temporary Government Spending Bill Passed to Avoid Government Shutdown Through December 20th

November 15, 2019

As the House focuses on impeachment hearings, Congress is working to pass a spending bill that will keep the government from shutting down between now and December 20th. One of the main roadblocks in creating the new budget has been President Trump’s wishes for $8 billion in funding for the U.S.-Mexico border wall and the […]

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