• SBA and GSA, OFPP not seeing eye-to-eye on ‘rule of two’ application

    The Small Business Administration issued a memo in October stating all task and delivery orders between $3,000 and $150,000 under the GSA schedule are to be set-aside for small businesses if two or more are qualified.

  • The state of federal procurement

    Rob Burton, partner at Crowell & Moring LLP, joins host Roger Waldron to discuss the Transactional Data Reporting rule, the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces rule, and other major procurement issues. September 13, 3016

  • VA doesn’t waste time in implementing Supreme Court decision

    The Veterans Affairs Department issued a new policy and decision support tree for contracting officers to ensure they are meeting the “rule of two” as mandated by the U.S. Supreme Court in the Kingdomware case.

  • $600 contract at the heart of ‘intense’ 2015 for federal procurement

    Ralph White, the Government Accountability Office’s managing associate general counsel for procurement law, said two federal acquisition cases went to the Supreme Court over the last year as part of an atypical fiscal 2015 for federal bid protests.