Congress is regrouping to figure out a fourth stimulus bill. Several members have said it should focus on infrastructure.
Defense contractors have to keep their eyes and ears open this week, says Alan Chvotkin at the Professional Services Council.
With some of the latest ironies, federal marketing and procurement consultant Larry Allen joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a temporary outage of Regulations.gov has some agencies allowing more time for comments on certain proposed rules.
Contractors cheered when Congress enacted limitations on the use of LPTA contracts by the Defense Department when buying professional services.
People might have missed it in a busy season of budgets, baseball and bickering, but the White House earlier this month issued two executive orders.
Policy and legal experts say informal guidance can be helpful to agency stakeholders and others but acknowledged instances where the documents have become stand-ins for the official rulemaking process.
Orders tell federal agencies they must treat guidance documents as not legally binding, compile them into searchable databases within 120 days.
GSA’s Tom Howder’s career started when his agency was stingy with delegations of procurement authority under the Brooks Act.
The Trump administration sought to slow down the pace of federal regulation growth by telling agencies to retire to regulations for every new one they proposed.