Larry Allen

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Election uncertainty doesn’t slow an ambitious regulation agenda

An ambitious agenda for regulation means contractors could see a slew of new and interim regulations in the next few months.

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The Supreme Court ruling that falls squarely on the contractor-government intersection

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Looking ahead to the no-surprise, likely-late 2025 federal spending bills

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It’s April, but end-of-termism will start to slow federal contracting

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A troubling small business trend is getting worse

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How acquisition hinders national security

Contractors probably know as much about the risks to national security as the Defense and Homeland Security Departments. One view suggests the federal…

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For contractors, a lot to ponder five months into the fiscal year

Things are moving fast on the federal procurement front. New small business rules, GSA data gathering to club contractors with, all while appropriations…

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OFPP expands small business ‘rule of two’ to multiple award contracts

The Office of Federal Procurement Policy issued a new memo outlining several specific steps for how agencies can increase the number of small business awards under multiple-award contracts.

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