FILE - In this May 6, 2020, photo, United States Postal Service carrier Henrietta Dixon gets into her truck to deliver mail in Philadelphia.  Officials from six states and the District of Columbia are in court Thursday, Sept. 24,  to ask a federal judge to halt alleged slowdowns at the U.S. Postal Service that they say threaten the upcoming presidential election(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

USPS weathering the storm through 2020 election

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Postal Service reports an uptick in mail volume a few weeks ahead of Election Day, but on-time delivery is also on the rise.

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Nonmanufacturer rule waiver and set-asides: An unintended consequence for domestic manufacturers

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How a ‘small’ business can grow during a contract

One of the enduring questions of the ages, at least in government contracting, is what counts as a small business and what happens when it grows bigger…

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Government’s reputation as prompt bill payer among shutdown’s casualties

Shutdown’s impact on contractors: It’s not just the lack of new work that hurts. They’re not being paid for work they’ve already done.

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The federal role in protecting small business

The FTC’s Rosario Mendez discusses the actions taken by the agency to inform and protect small businesses from scams.

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