In today's Federal Newscast, the longer tax-filing season means more fake tax returns for the IRS.
Contractors might be asked to do extra work during the coronavirus and as agency's scramble to keep operating.
Eric Crusius, David Black, Vijaya Surampudi, attorneys with Holland & Knight, offer some of what industry should consider and be on the look at for if the Coronavirus begins to impact federal mission efforts.
OFPP and ACT-IAC partnered to collect and describe acquisition innovations as a way to reduce the friction of acquisition through a new Periodic Table of Acquisition Elements.
The Pentagon IG said a "multidisciplinary team" is conducting an investigation into potential improprieties, and plans to issue a report "as expeditiously as possible."
Section 809 Chairman Dave Drabkin shared several recommendations for the Defense Department acquisition process that can be implemented immediately, without Congressional approval.
Jeffery Chiow, an attorney with Rogers, Joseph O'Donnell, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for DFARS highlights.
In today's Federal Newscast, a bipartisan, bicameral group of lawmakers introduced two new bills to ensure federal employees don't lose insurance benefits during future government shutdowns.
Air Force Lt. Col. Sam Kidd, general counsel and a professional staff member of the Section 809 panel, said buying commercial products and services has become too cumbersome and slow for the Pentagon.
George Mason University in Virginia officially launched the Center for Government Contracting to focus on policy, business and regulatory issues that impact the federal procurement process.
Shutdown's impact on contractors: It's not just the lack of new work that hurts. They're not being paid for work they've already done.
The federal acquisition regulation council never got around to updating the FAR, so its rules have differed from those of the Small Business Administration. Finally that situation is rectified, almost.
The federal acquisition system might be complicated and slow, but it's not immune to change. In fact, Congress and its own practitioners are constantly tinkering with it.
Ben McMartin at the Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center, spoke with Federal Drive with Tom Temin for more details.