SmallGovCon Week In Review April 29, 2019-May 3, 2019

Hope everyone is ready for the weekend. Around here, we’ll be enjoying a break from the intense rain that’s been coming down in the Lawrence area over the past week. What better way to welcome the weekend than with a review of what’s been happening in the government contracting world?

In this week’s roundup, we take note of new DoD rules on performance based contract payments and fixed-price contracts, ramifications of changes in the security clearance process, changes in supply chain security programs, and more.

Enjoy your weekend!

  • DoD proposes new rule on performance based contract payments. [ExecutiveGov]
  • How sending security clearance checks to defense will affect the workforce. [Nextgov]
  • Pilot effectively tested approaches for reducing reporting burden for grants but not contracts. [GAO]
  • NASA manufacturer ordered to pay $46 million after DoJ investigation. [Forbes]
  • Losing bidder’s protest could stall nearly $1 billion in border wall contracts. [ConstructionDive]
  • New rule could change how Pentagon pays fixed-price contracts. [FederalNewsNetwork]
  • The US government is hiring pit-bull whisperers for dogfighting raids. [Quartz]
  • DoD steps up supply chain security programs for smaller contractors. [FedTech]
  • Industry says security clearance transfer paves way for long-awaited modernization. [FederalNewsNetwork]