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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 kick starts 2021 with an acquisition potpourri

The General Services Administration is keeping contractors on their toes with the release of three acquisition initiatives — Polaris, the new small business…

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GSA eases burden on agencies, vendors with schedule consolidation

A year in the making, the General Services Administration launched a consolidated professional services schedule contract on Oct. 1 to merge eight multiple…

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Months after OPM hack, officials begin notifying victims

The Office of Personnel Management and Department of Defense have awarded a $133 million contract to help protect the personal information of people impacted…

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Army commits $500 million to GSA’s OASIS contract

Under a new agreement, GSA would reduce the Army’s fee to use the professional services governmentwide acquisition contract to 0.1 percent from 0.75 percent. This is the second major MOU signed by GSA and a military service.

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