Anne Rung

  • GSA proposes change to acquisition regulation vendors loathe

    A proposed rule issued today would change the Price Reduction Clause that most contractors dislike and causes most of the False Claims Act lawsuits. Vendors have 60 days to offer comments and GSA will hold an industry day April 17.

  • GSA pitches acquisition reforms to Obama

    The White House is interested government procurement. No, not the Office of Management and Budget, which includes the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, but the actual West Wing.

  • GSA searching for right people to run category management

    The General Services Administration is hiring a new assistant commissioner and subject matter experts to help move the category management initiative forward.

  • A look back at 2014 & a look ahead to 2015

    Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, and Bob Lohfeld, CEO of Lohfeld Consulting Group, join host Mark Amtower to talk about the top contracting stories in 2014, and what’s ahead in 2015. January 5, 2015

  • Jason Miller, executive editor, Federal News Radio

    Anne Rung is three months into her tenure as head of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, and it looks like she’s been busy. On Dec. 4 she released new marching orders for how agencies must use data to make better procurement decisions. She discussed the details with Federal News Radio’s executive editor Jason Miller, starting with where some of the ideas originated.

  • OFPP’s Rung rolls out 3-pronged acquisition improvement plan

    Office of Federal Procurement Policy administrator Anne Rung has released a memo detailing a road map to create a new model for federal contracting. The administration will expand the concept of category management across the government, while also developing a cadre of IT acquisition experts and revamping the government’s relationship with its vendors.

  • Anne Rung confirmed as OFPP administrator

    The Senate approved Anne Rung’s nomination by voice vote. Procurement experts say improving the acquisition workforce and addressing concerns with strategic sourcing are among her top priorities.

  • Senate committee approves Rung for OFPP administrator

    President Barack Obama’s nominee Anne Rung takes another step forward in becoming administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy.

  • Senators back OFPP nominee, lambast OMB over communication breakdowns

    Anne Rung, President Obama’s nominee to lead the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, detailed her three major priorities should the Senate confirm her. Lawmakers press Rung on improving communication between OMB and Congress, and how best to deal with the multi-sector workforce.

  • Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

    Senators want an attitude adjustment from the Office of Federal Procurement Policy. Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee members want reassurance from Anne Rung, President Obama’s nominee to take over OFPP, that she would help deliver that change. Federal News Radio’s executive editor Jason Miller has the details on Rung’s non-controversial nomination hearing. Read Jason’s related article.