The Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council will require all contracts released or awarded after Aug. 13 to include a clause prohibiting agencies to award a contract to a company if they use telecommunications products or services from Huawei, ZTE or other prohibit products from Chinese companies.
In today's Federal Newscast, three Virginia Democrats are looking for more telework flexibilities ahead of upcoming construction on Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority lines this summer.
In today's Federal Newscast, Elaine McCusker is no longer the White House's choice for Defense Department Comptroller.
In today's Federal Newscast, at the request of two members of Congress, the Defense Department's inspector general has agreed to review the department's use of PFAS chemicals at military sites.
In today's Federal Newscast, Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) wants the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's inspector general to start an investigation.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Army's issuing new maximum bonus amounts, aimed at encouraging soldiers to sign up for longer enlistments.
This week, the FAR Council issued an interim rule implementing a piece of the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal 2019, prohibits contracting for certain telecommunications and video surveillance services from some Chinese entities or affiliates — or those found to be connected to China.
In today's Federal newscast, the Pentagon’s inspector general is investigating whether DoD is complying with a law meant to protect domestic suppliers.
The Federal Acquisition Regulations Council released an interim final rule implementing the ban on ZTE and Huawei products and services on systems and networks used by federal contractors.
In today's Federal Newscast, as part of a new pilot program, the Defense Department awards contracts to five companies to actively recruit technical talent from the private sector.
The Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) recently released its semi-annual regulatory agenda with 47 proposed and final Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) rules.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Federal Acquisition Regulation Council creates a new rule to enforce the Homeland Security Department's ban on Kaspersky Lab, a Russian cybersecurity company
The Trump administration’s 2-in, 1-out regulations initiative stymied the advancement of new acquisition rules.
The Federal Acquisition Regulation Council has just published a new final rule concerning how contractors are to handle federal data that might be on their systems. Justin Chiarodo, a partner at the law firm Blank Rome, joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin to share what you need to do under this rule.