Small business contracting

FILE - Navy Secretary Carlos Del Toro speaks at the 80th Pearl Harbor Anniversary ceremony at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021, in Honolulu. Del Toro announced Thursday, May 19, 2022, that a future destroyer will be named USS Telesforo Trinidad in honor of a Filipino sailor who rescued two crew members when their ship caught fire more than a century ago. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia,File)

Navy to break up some big contracts to increase small business participation

The Navy will also look to hold prime contractors accountable to meeting small business subcontracting goals.

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Pentagon advisers want DoD to build out agreements between small and large defense businesses

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Small business contract awards in 2021 reach all-time high

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This team of business coaches aims to enlarge the field of minority federal contractors

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GSA hits the play button on Polaris by finalizing solicitation updates

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Where exactly do most of federal contracting dollars actually go?

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(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)The General Services Administration (GSA) building is seen, Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020, in Washington. General Service Administrator Emily Murphy, the head of the obscure federal government agency that is holding up Joe Biden's presidential transition, appeared to know she might be facing a messy situation after the votes came in. Prior to Nov. 3, Emily Murphy, the head of the General Services Administration, held a Zoom call with Dave Barram, 77, a man who was in her shoes 20 years earlier during the contested 2000 election between George W. Bush and Al Gore. Barram said he advised her to

GSA is out with suggested corrections to $50B Polaris RFP

Small businesses have until May 23 to submit comments on GSA’s suggested changes to the mentor-protégé requirements under the solicitation Polaris…

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In the relatively small world of government contracting, it pays not to be a jerk

Forget about the idea of six degrees of separation. In the world of government contracting people are no more than a hopper two away from one another.

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Who says small innovators can’t get big federal contracts?

Startup that got big Air Force deal plans to stay a firmly commercially-focused company

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