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Contract spending reached 5-year high in 2020

In today’s Federal Newscast, new analysis from Bloomberg Government found agencies spent almost 700 billion dollars on procurement last year.

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Senators look to revive program to help small businesses work with the Pentagon

In today’s Federal Newscast, a new Senate bill looks to improve the Defense Department’s Mentor-Protégé Program, which expired last year.

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New rule could change how Pentagon pays fixed-price contracts

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Defense Department is looking to require all fixed price contracts be paid out through performance-based contractual payments.

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Labor Dept. trying out faster way to process contractor punishments

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Labor Department will pilot a faster approach to discretionary suspension and debarment with its Inspector General and its Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management.

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