Acquisition Policy

  • Nancy Potter, Congressional Democrats

    CHEERS To Nancy Potter, former GSA employee with 62 years of government service, who died this past week. In an age where employees jump from job to job, company to company, Nancy Potter was the…

  • GSA issues draft follow on to 8(a) Stars contract

    In a notice on, GSA says as of now the contract will include two levels with four functional areas in each level.

  • On Convicts, Con Artists, and Contracts

    Defrauding the federal government is not enough to stop the award of future contracts.

  • Breaking Down the Proposed Budget

    The fiscal 2010 budget summary details almost four pages on how the Obama administration is going to manage the federal government. While many of the specifics were not laid out, there is a clear path…

  • No Groundhogs Involved

    How do you get young people involved in the federal government? Let them observe what you do on a daily basis. The General Services Administration recently hosted its annual Information Technology Job Shadow Day in…

  • Mile High Green Government

    President Obama is in Denver today to sign The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, known to most of us as the stimulus bill. That bill includes money for alternative energy. And right there in Denver,…

  • White House launches

    The White House, with the help of the General Services Administration, launched the site this morning. Sources say the site is using similar technology behind the site to track federal contracts and grants.

  • DoD, students provide a glimpse of the future

    One approach DoD and many other agencies are using to address the impending retirement wave is by attracting high school students through the Chief Information Officer Council’s Information Technology Job Shadow Day.

  • When Companies Can Expect Stimulus Dollars

    Sandy Hoe Partner McKenna, Long & Aldridge February 10th, 2009

  • GSA,, Treasury Dept.

    CHEERS To Bob Martinez, Patrick Jones, Paul Davis, and Tim Cashman, GSA Pacific Rim, Public Building Service employees, who increased the use of renewable energy at the California Land Port of Entry in Otay Mesa,…

  • Green Government

    Reduce electricity, use less water, and cut down on fossil fuels – those are a few of the energy mandates to federal agencies by the year 2015. But for the past 30 years, government leaders…

  • Schedules panel finalizing recommendations

    Group to submit suggestions to GSA administrator in early March

  • Policies, Provisions, and Pricings

    GSA’s Multiple Awards Schedule Advisory Panel is plugging along in their mission to save government money. They met just a few days ago to discuss a variety of issues. Elliott Branch is Director of Contracts…

  • GSA has new acting administrator

    By Jason Miller Executive Editor FederalNewsRadio The General Services Administration has a new leader, but not a permanent one. The Obama administration today named Paul Prouty as the new acting administrator. Prouty, who had been…