Small business contracting

FILE - In this April 14, 2020, file photo, the thumbs up Like logo is shown on a sign at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Facebook said Tuesday, April 6, 2021, it has removed hundreds of fake accounts linked to an Iranian exile group and a troll farm in Albania. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

Air Force will no longer shoot down Facebook foes

Also in today’s Federal Newscast, the U.S. Forest Service and Defense Logistics Agency are teaming up to fight fires. And President Biden appoints the…

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

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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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Ukraine’s Prosecutor General Iryna Venediktova speaks with refugees outside a processing center in Lviv, Ukraine on March 22, 2022. She has stationed prosecutors at refugee centers across the country and at border crossings to extract evidence from millions of displaced Ukrainians and register them as victims potentially eligible for compensation. (AP Photo/Erika Kinetz)

Federal employees can now send portion of their pay to help Ukrainian refugees

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Personnel Management is giving all federal workers the option to contribute to humanitarian efforts in Ukraine.

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FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021, file photo, Isabella Casillas Guzman attends a Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship confirmation hearing on her nomination to be Administrator of the Small Business Administration, on Capitol Hill in Washington.   The new head of the Small Business Administration expects to make changes at the agency that she says will enable it to further help small companies devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic. (Tasos Katopodis/Pool Photo via AP, File)

SBA dropping thousands of temporary employees hired as part of COVID response

The Small Business Administration is planning to shed the equivalent of more than 3,400 full-time employees as part of its budget request for fiscal 2023.

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