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What new White House guidance on grants means for agencies that hand them out

Now that it have been 10 years since issuing them, the White House has updated what is known as Uniform Guidance on grants and federal assistance. One…

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A troubling small business trend is getting worse

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Contractors on edge because of Pentagon’s proposed buying rules

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FAR Council finalizes more stringent procurement rules under Buy American Act

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3 changes to federal acquisition agencies, industry should know about

The FAR Council and lawmakers are updating federal procurement regulations to address long-standing concerns about veterans, prompt payment and privacy…

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Industry asks for delay in fair pay, safe workplace rule implementation

The Coalition of Defense and Space Industry Associations, which includes six large industry groups, wrote to the FAR Council asking for the final rule…

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Trey Hodgkins: Contract groups ask for conflict of interest rule to be delayed

Six federal contractors trade associations have signed a letter asking that a rule on organizational conflict of interest be delayed a little longer. The Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council had planned on making it final right now. Trey Hodgkins, senior vice president at the Information Technology Alliance for the Public Sector, joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin with the latest developments.

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