SmallGovCon Week in Review: July 22 – 26, 2019

We’ve been enjoying summer out here in Lawrence. And many of our Koprince professionals are taking a little time to themselves for summer vacation. We hope our readers are able to do the same thing! Whether you’re getting back from a vacation or working regular hours, here’s our weekly roundup of interesting news from the federal government contracting to keep you updated on what’s been happening lately.

This week in the federal government contracting world, there is some interesting news, including updates on streamlined approaches to IT acquisition for GSA and DOD, the shutdown of the contracting department at Health and Human Services that did work for other agencies, and challenges facing small business contractors in the federal marketplace.

  • Missouri PTAC announces free Cyber Security Workshop Training for small businesses. [Missouri.edu]
  • Government inks new contract for employee travel. [Federal Times]
  • Budget Agreement Could Benefit Federal Employees. [FEDWeek]
  • The 4 cornerstones of government acquisition reform. [FederalTimes]
  • HHS puts more than $1B in contracts at risk by shutting down assisted acquisition services. [FederalNewsNetwork]
  • GSA, DoD kick off first test with new streamlined acquisition approach. [FederalNewsNetwork]
  • Former Milford manufacturing executive gets 18 months for Amtrak kickback scheme. [DelawareBuisnesNow]
  • Do small businesses lack a voice in the federal marketplace? [FederalTimes]
  • DoD to debut new cyber assessment program for contractors in less than a year. [FederalNewsNetwork]
  • Four Officials Ejected at Health Agency; DOD Contracts Disrupted. [BloombergLaw]
  • Lawmakers target small businesses researching manufacturing, cybersecurity. [fedscoop]
  • Can industry help make FedRAMP security evaluations less painful? [FederalTimes]
  • HHS puts more than $1B in contracts at risk by shutting down assisted acquisition services. [FederalNewsNetwork]