In this week’s SmallGovCon Week In Review, the American Legion asks an appellate court to overturn the infamous Kingdomware SDVOSB decision, the Office of Management and Budget prepares for a potential government shutdown, a blogger writes that despite new rules, small subcontractors may be mistreated by large primes, and much more.
- Blogger Bill Jaffe says that despite new rules, small business subcontractors are vulnerable to mistreatment at the hands of large primes. [FederalSmallBizSavvy]
- A SBA loan program for veteran-owned companies has suffered from numerous problems, according to a GAO report. [Washington Post]
- The OMB issues guidance for a potential government shutdown. [FierceGovernment]
- The American Legion has filed a brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, seeking the reversal of the infamous Kingdomware decision. [American Legion]
- The Department of Defense may focus on contractor cuts before eliminating government positions. [GovExec]
- Contractor security clearances are in the news following the Navy Yard shooting, including a piece stating that felons received access to Navy bases. [FierceGovernment]
- Congressman Jerry McNerney has introduced legislation to allow surviving spouses of certain service-disabled veterans to continue operating SDVOSBs after the veteran’s death. [VetLikeMe]