SmallGovCon Week in Review: June 11 – 15, 2018

In honor of Father’s Day, how about a dad joke?

What kind of train eats too much?

A chew-chew train!

. . .

Now that you’ve stopped laughing, let’s dig into the SmallGovCon Week in Review. This week’s edition includes articles about the draft 2019 NDAA, an update on the SAM.gov hack, a proposed FAR amendment, and more. Happy Father’s Day, and have a great weekend!

  • House version of the NDAA contains biggest overhaul to DoD’s commercial buying practices being debated in the Senate this week. [Federal News Radio]
  • The GSA updated procedures for its contractor registration site due to a backlog in the SAM.gov verification process. [fedscoop]
  • DoD, GSA, and NASA proposing to amend FAR to provide guidance to be consistent with the National Defense Authorization Act. [Federal Register]
  • GSA STARS II vendors receiving malicious e-mail spoofs. [APTAC]
  • Next month, regulators will ask contractors for their thoughts on ways to increase use of a federal online portal. [Bloomberg Government]
  • New Jersey couple ordered to pay the United States for overcharging the military. [U.S. Department of Justice]
  • Texas man sentenced to 41 months in prison for unlawfully retaining national defense information. [U.S. Department of Justice]