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How multi-billion dollar defense contractors netted small business set-asides

The Project on Government Oversight reviewed spending patterns of the Defense Logistics Agency under its Special Operational Equipment tailored logistics…

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GAO claims SBA obstructing oversight into COVID-19 relief loans as IG accelerates investigations

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New legislation looks to revitalize lagging SBA HUBZone program, underdeveloped communities

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Lawmakers berate SBA for trying to ‘usurp authority’ in HUBZone program

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SBA on tight deadline to fix 30 IT vulnerabilities

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Agencies break record for small business contracting awards

The federal government awarded 24.99 percent of its prime contract dollars to small firms during fiscal 2014, the largest percentage on record. But Congressional…

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Long-time in coming, OFPP reverse auction memo rings hollow

It only took 15 years for the Office of Federal Procurement Policy to issue guidance for agencies on how best to use reverse auctions. And when OFPP finally…

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Dan Gordon, George Washington University Law School

Reverse auctions can save your agency money, but only if it uses them the right way. That’s according to Dan Gordon, a procurement professor at George Washington University and former administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, who testified about reverse auctions to the House Small Business committee. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he explained why he told the committee agencies should ask themselves a few questions before they decide to use reverse auctions.

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