Acquisition Policy

(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event on manufacturing and buying American-made products at UAW Region 1 headquarters in Warren, Mich., Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Agencies on the hook to meet new Buy American acquisition goals for most products

OMB is releasing an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking today that, among other things, raises the percentage of component parts required to be manufactured…

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What’s different — if anything — about Biden’s ‘Buy American’ agenda from past directives?

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Executive order contains 72 initiatives on boosting competition in federal contracting

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The Coalition for Government Procurement

Making cost-reimbursement task orders part of the MAS Program

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House task force pushes Pentagon to wean itself off Chinese sources

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The Coalition for Government Procurement

Eliminating the Price Reduction Clause is an opportunity to increase competition

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)In this file photo from Wednesday, March 3, 2021, members of the Michigan National Guard join the U.S. Capitol Police to keep watch over the Capitol grounds in Washington, in the wake of the Jan. 6 insurrection by a mob loyal to former President Donald Trump. The Guard mission is ending as Democrats and Republicans spar over whether to form an independent bipartisan commission to investigate the attack that sought to overturn Trump's loss to Joe Biden. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, file)

National Guard readies severe budget measures to cover this year’s Capitol security costs

Funding shortfalls will have serious consequences in the final quarter of this fiscal year because of unexpected bills related to security at the Capitol,…

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JEDI

JEDI is dead, but danger is still ahead: How to get better cloud capabilities in less time, with less risk

While there are some encouraging signs in the new acquisition approach as the department rises to its feet, there are also some opportunities for improvement…

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CIO-SP4 just gave contractors 50 billion reasons to consider the SBA Mentor-Protege program

NITAAC’s CIO-SP4 appears to be a not-so-subtle endorsement of the joint venture teaming arrangement that is one of the focal points of the SBA’s Mentor-Protege Program.

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