Emily Murphy

Maybe the micro purchase threshold is a little too micro

A former GSA administrator has made the case that raising the micro purchase threshold to $20,000 would save the government tens of millions of dollars.

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(Getty Images/iStockphoto/AzriSuratmin)Multiple-award contracts (MACs)

Congress should protect competition, save Section 876

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Court of Federal Claims decision results in a ‘sea change’ for federal acquisition

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Task order protests made up larger percentage of all GAO complaints in 2020

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This June 22, 2018, photo shows a Skydio R1 drone in Redwood City, Calif. Skateboarders, surfers and YouTube stars used to be the target customers for California drone startup Skydio, which builds sophisticated self-flying machines that can follow people around and capture their best moves on video. Now it's police officers and soldiers getting equipped with the pricey drones. U.S. political and security concerns about the world's dominant consumer drone-maker, China-based DJI, have opened the door for Skydio and other companies to pitch their drones for government and business customers. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Government looking to rein in agencies’ drone purchasing

In today’s Federal Newscast, GSA is removing all drones from Multiple Award Schedule Contracts that do not have the approval of the Defense Department.

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(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)Emily Murphy

GSA’s Murphy opens up about her ascertainment decision, 3 years of successes, challenges

In her first public statements since the Nov. 23 decision to ascertain the election results, Emily Murphy, the GSA administrator, explained her thinking…

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GSA Administrator Emily Murphy said the EOA approach is saving billions of dollars.

Emily Murphy did the right thing

Argue the facts and the reasoning, not the character of the person who made a decision.

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