The Coalition for Government Procurement highlights provisions in the Multiple Award Schedules program for federal customers that provide a readily available, streamlined process mirroring the commercial market through its thousands of contracts that provide tens-of-millions of items.
In its new Maritime Accelerated Acquisition process, the Navy says coordination, senior-level involvement are keys to speed for high-priority acquisitions. But not every program will qualify.
The General Services Administration approves the technologies and the vendors and the White House sets the parameters for the security of federal facilities. But GAO says upgrades aren’t happening quickly enough.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) is asking the Office of Personnel Management how it’s making sure federal employees furloughed due to the government shutdown are still receiving healthcare coverage.
Section 809 panel delivers 2,000 pages of proposed fixes to DoD acquisition, including a sweeping overhaul of how the Pentagon buys commercially-available goods and services.
Republican lawmakers optimistic Trump administration would not use disaster money to fund border wall
In today’s Federal Newscast, analysis shows the loss of salary from federal workers, and the loss of income substitution provided through USDA because of the government shutdown will have a significant effect on the nation’s economy.
The Army plans to arm its recruiters with neighborhood-by-neighborhood market research data and diversity its marketing messages in an effort to boost accession rates.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a bill introduced by Rep. John Curtis (R-Utah) would authorize congressional payroll administrators to dock pay for members of Congress for as long as a government shutdown continues.
In DoD’s first financial audit, 46 percent of problematic findings were related to IT, not strictly financial management.