FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2021, file photo resident of Harmony Court Assisted Living receives the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in Jackson, Miss. With booster doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine now authorized in the U.S., government advisers reconvened on Thursday, Sept. 23, to tackle the most contentious question yet: Exactly who should roll up their sleeves right away? (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)

Range of penalties possible for employees who don’t comply with federal vaccine mandate, attorneys say

The entire workforce has never been subject to a federal vaccine mandate before, and the new policies are prompting questions about how agencies will enforce…

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Tameiki Lee

Biden administration gives federal contractors until Dec. 8 to comply with vaccine mandate

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GSA’s E-Commerce Portal Pilot Strategy, opportunity to enhance competition

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For DoD, new flexibility for IT spending is a test of trust with Congress

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Pentagon looks to cement career paths for software acquisition experts

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A syringe is prepared with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at a clinic at the Reading Area Community College in Reading, Pa., Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Contractors say, when they roll up their sleeves to help the government, this isn’t what they had in mind

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Pentagon eyes allied Defense Production Act expansion to shore up critical supply chains

The Pentagon is evaluating the possibility of changing the definition of “domestic sources” under the Cold War-era law to include the United Kingdom…

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Where is the cloud going next? Ask USDA, GSA

The Agriculture Department created a new interagency working group to manage its cloud efforts, while GSA is preparing to launch a new marketplace.

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Hollie Maloney

Contractors get more COVID marching orders from the White House, but a lot remains unclear

Contractors might be forgiven if they feel like second-class citizens, if and when everyone returns to the federal office. That’s thanks to procedures required by a White House executive order.

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