FILE - This Sept. 18, 2019, file photo shows the view of the U.S. Capitol building from the Washington Monument in Washington. The federal government incurred the biggest monthly budget deficit in history in June 2020 as spending on programs to combat the coronavirus recession exploded while millions of job losses cut into tax revenues. The Treasury Department reported Monday, July 13, 2020 that the deficit hit $864 billion last month, an amount of red ink that surpasses most annual deficits in the nation’s history and is above the previous monthly deficit record of $738 billion in April.(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Agencies achieving frictionless acquisition in variety of ways

Homeland Security, Veterans Affairs, EPA and GSA procurement leaders shared how they’re making frictionless acquisition a reality.

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OMB gives agencies more flexibilities when awarding grants for coronavirus research

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The post-shutdown chaotic wave is days from hitting many contractors

The Department of Homeland Security issued a notice to contractors setting expectations about the timing of solicitations and other acquisition activities…

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GSA hires Ad Hoc, Fearless to upgrade search.gov portal

The General Services Administration (GSA) has selected Ad Hoc and Fearless to upgrade the search.gov platform. 

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DHS

How DHS’ innovation lab is helping other acquisition offices get into shape

Soraya Correa, the DHS chief procurement officer, said the Procurement Innovation Lab is taking what’s already in the Federal Acquisition Regulations and thinking a little outside the box.

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