Small business contracting

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Procurement: A look back and a look ahead

Jason Miller, executive editor of the Federal News Network, provides a wrap up of the key procurement developments in 2021 and takes a sneak peak at what’s…

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(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2020, file photo the General Services Administration building is seen, Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020, in Washington. An agency little known outside Washington, the General Services Administration, has held off on recognizing President-elect Joe Biden as the president-elect, denying him access to the money, offices and machinery routinely afforded to the incoming team. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

Advice for contractors who want to gain a little more control over their fates

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More DoD contracting dollars are going to shrinking pool of small businesses

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Navy Department to increase accountability of primes to meet subcontracting goals

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(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)The U.S. Capitol is seen in Washington, Tuesday, July 20, 2021. To enact President Joe Biden’s expansive domestic agenda this year, Democrats have mapped out a convoluted legislative maze. The party wants to push the new president's multitrillion-dollar plans for supercharging federal infrastructure, climate change and social programs through a Congress in which they have only paper-thin majorities. GOP opposition is certain to be solid. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

House staffers could now make more than the representatives they work for

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This is an illustration provided by SpaceX shows the SpaceX Starship human lander design that will carry the first NASA astronauts to the surface of the Moon under the Artemis program. Jeff Bezos has lost his appeal of NASA's contract with Elon Musk's SpaceX to build its new moon lander. The Government Accountability Office Friday, July 30, 2021 ruled that NASA's award of the $2.9 billion contract to just SpaceX was legal and proper.(SpaceX/NASA via AP)

NASA gets the OK to continue contract related to sending humans back to the moon

In today’s Federal Newscast, NASA is able to move forward with a contract award involved with its plans for sending people back to the moon.

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The story of how one small business is barely hanging on to its hopes of winning a spot on NITAAC’s CIO-SP4

A recent change to the CIO-SP4 solicitation is forcing many small firms to change their bidding strategy at the last minute, leading to calls for NITAAC…

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NSA didn’t oversee a $400M contract very well

Facilities management contracts sound like mundane things. But they’re expensive, and they require no less oversight than any other type of contract.

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