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FAR Council finalizes more stringent procurement rules under Buy American Act

Earlier this month, the Federal Acquisition Regulation Council, the FAR Council, finalized new, more stringent rules for U.S. content in what agencies buy.

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New artificial intelligence initiatives, Buy American increase advancing in House NDAA

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SBA sees Biden executive orders as opportunity to increase equity in small business contracts

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

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FILE - In this June 19, 2019, file photo cargo containers are stacked on a ship at the Port of Los Angeles in Los Angeles. The market for small businesses cooled for the third straight quarter. That report comes from BizBuySell.com, an online marketplace for small companies that counted 2,444 transactions reported by business brokers from April through June, down 9.6% from 2,705 in the second quarter of last year. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

Buy American initiative may push federal contractors to study shipping rules more closely

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Lawmakers tee up legislation to push DoD, prime contractors on supply chain vulnerabilities

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Time to bone-up on those new Buy American procurement rules

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Navigating the Biden administration’s new Buy American policy

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New options for VBA appeals processing set for Feb. 19

In today’s Federal Newscast, a new report from the Defense Department shows there was a slight increase in the amount of sexual assaults reported at military…

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Administration’s vague push to ‘Buy American’ a worry for federal technology procurement

As agencies begin to implement the EO over the next eight months, the potential elimination of various carve-outs is going to be the most interesting thing…

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Trump administration puts (buy) America first

President Trump issued an executive order for federal agencies to review their policies and procedures for buying American. He suspect loopholes in buy-American laws are too often used when the government buys. Agencies are to forward their legal and procedural reviews to Commerce Secretary Wilber Ross, who will in turn deliver a draft set of recommendations by the end of the year.

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