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While the Pentagon is doing more business with small companies, the list of candidates is shrinking

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Defense Department has spent more of its contracting budget on small businesses in recent years, but those dollars are…

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(U.S. Army Photo by Bridgett Siter)Soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division used the latest prototype of the Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS) during a training exercise in October at Fort Pickett, Va. The event was part of a larger Soldier Touch Point, the third major milestone in the development and testing of the IVAS, which will undergo one more STP in the spring before initial fielding next year. (U.S. Army Photo by Bridgett Siter)

Army delays $22B augmented reality goggle program

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The Capitol is seen at dawn as a consequential week begins in Washington for President Joe Biden and Democratic leaders in Congress who are trying to advance his $3.5 trillion

Bereavement leave for feds, a new ‘digital corps,’ and more highlights from House NDAA

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Loren Duggan Bloomberg Government

Last week of legislating before Congress departs for August recess

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In this photo made available by the U.S. Navy, the guided-missile submarine USS Georgia, front, with the guided-missile cruiser USS Port Royal, transit the Strait of Hormuz in Persian Gulf, Monday, Dec. 21, 2020. The vessels traversed the strategically vital waterway between Iran and the Arabian Peninsula on Monday, the U.S. Navy said, a rare announcement that comes amid rising tensions with Iran. (Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Indra Beaufort/U.S. Navy via AP)

First look at Senate NDAA adds $35B to DoD, takes all nonmilitary crimes out of chain of command

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Lawmakers tee up legislation to push DoD, prime contractors on supply chain vulnerabilities

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(AP Photo/Chris Carlson)Tanker trucks are parked near the entrance of Colonial Pipeline Company Wednesday, May 12, 2021, in Charlotte, N.C.  The operator of the nation’s largest fuel pipeline has confirmed it paid $4.4 million to a gang of hackers who broke into its computer systems. That's according to a report from the Wall Street Journal. Colonial Pipeline’s CEO Joseph Blount told the Journal that he authorized the payment after the ransomware attack because the company didn’t know the extent of the damage.   (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

CISA under pressure to put more teeth in cyber requirements following Colonial Pipeline attack

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Loren Duggan Bloomberg Government

Biden administration’s skinny budget for the civilian side looks like a triple double X

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DHA set to takeover all military hospitals by end of 2021, even after transition halt during pandemic

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Something federal contractors thought they’d gotten rid of is popping up

A form of contracting known as lowest-price technically acceptable, or LPTA, has long bugged federal contractors.

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National Whistleblower Center

What the 2021 NDAA means for future whistleblowers

The National Defense Authorization Act for 2021 is, like NDAAs tend to be, a vehicle burdened with semi-related policy provisions.

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Mitch McConnell

In a first, Congress overrides Trump veto of NDAA

In an extraordinary New Year’s Day session, the Republican-controlled Senate easily turned aside the veto, dismissing Trump’s objections to the $740 billion bill and handing him a stinging rebuke just weeks before his term ends.

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