SmallGovCon Week in Review: June 10-14, 2024

Happy Friday! The weather gave us a taste of summer with a heat index of over 100 degrees here in the Midwest. We are grateful for air conditioning here at SmallGovCon. We hope you have been staying cool and have some fun things planned for the weekend. Enjoy!

This week in federal government contracting news there is buzz about AI procurement, supply chain risks, and timing changes on the 8(a) and WOSBS programs from SBA.

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SmallGovCon Week in Review: June 3-7, 2024

It’s Friday, which means it’s time for another week in review. We hope you have had a productive week and are ready for a great weekend. This week saw some interesting news including an SBA rule to eliminate self-certification for service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses that are awarded Federal Government contracts or subcontracts. You can read more in the link below and we will be blogging on this new development, as well.

Have a great weekend!

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SmallGovCon Week in Review: May 27-31, 2024

Happy Friday! Can you believe that tomorrow is already June? We are getting some rain here in the Midwest to kick off summer, so I’m sure those lawn mowers will be out in full force this weekend. My tomato plants are growing tall and it won’t be long before we have an abundance of summer produce. We hope you have a wonderful weekend and can get out and enjoy some sunshine.

This week in federal contracting news, there are new contracts coming out in the telecom and IT sectors, and DoD is looking to update how it deals with data management.

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SmallGovCon Week in Review: May 20-24, 2024

Memorial Day weekend is almost here, which means the unofficial start to summer! Whether you are hitting the road or relaxing at home, I hope you have an enjoyable long weekend while remembering those that have given their lives to protect our country.

Of course, a relaxing weekend isn’t complete without some good reading material, and we’ve got you covered. This week in federal government contracting news….

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SmallGovCon Week in Review: May 13-17, 2024

It’s Friday and time for another week in review. The kids are finishing up the school year, so get ready parents! There are lots of activities happening in town and as I drive by our local ice cream shop it seems to be constantly filled with kids as they celebrate the beginning of summer. We hope you are looking forward to a lot of fun summer activities, as well. Enjoy the weekend!

This week in federal government contracting included updates on veteran-owned and WOSB contracting, as well as concerns about the ranks of DoD contracting officers getting thin.

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SmallGovCon Week in Review: May 6-10, 2024

Happy Friday and Happy Mother’s Day! Celebrations of mothers and motherhood can be traced back to the ancient Greeks and Romans, who held festivals. The American incarnation of Mother’s Day was created by Anna Jarvis in 1908 and became an official U.S. holiday in 1914. Did you know that the most phone calls are made in the United States on Mother’s Day? We hope you have a wonderful weekend and please acknowledge all those mothers and mother-figures in your life. Have a nice weekend.

And now in federal government contracting news this week, some of the interesting updates included GAO’s look at waste in federal programs (they found some) as well as a push to lift budget caps on the DoD.

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SmallGovCon Week in Review: April 29-May 3, 2024

Happy Friday! And just like that, it’s May! Hope you had a wonderful week and have some fun plans this weekend. This week in federal government contracting news included updates about small business federal contracting dollars (see our blog here) as well as new contracting bills coming out of Congress.

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