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Lack of a government shutdown is not the same as a timely start to the fiscal year

The federal contracting community will feel relieved if Congress proceeds with a continuing resolution, and avoids a lapse in appropriations. Fondly known…

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(AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteFILE - In this Aug. 3, 2020, file photo dark clouds and heavy rain sweep over the U.S. Capitol in Washington. At least a government shutdown is off the table. But as lawmakers straggle back to Washington for an abbreviated pre-election session, hopes are fading for a pandemic relief bill, or much else. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Another potential government shutdown looms as the fiscal year starts to draw to a close

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For contractors, the GSA multiple awards schedule could be a safe harbor in the year ahead

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So-called regular appropriations work is getting later and later — that’s not good

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Questions for the GSA administrator nominee, on what the job will actually involve

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Contractors need to rethink an old, tried and true federal sales vehicle

For both contractors and federal agency customers, what might be the oldest GWAC continues to outshine them all, even if it is taken for granted.

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The state of federal procurement

Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, joined host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss interagency contracting and…

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It will be a while before the Trump era’s impact on contracting is gone

It’s axiomatic that Defense spending will get cut with a Democratic Congress and White House, right? Not so fast.

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