SmallGovCon Week in Review: December 5-9, 2022

Happy Friday, Readers. We hope you have a great week and are finishing the year strong. There were several announcements in federal government contracting this week. The SBA issued a statement regarding the recent announcement by the Department of Defense (DoD) on the creation of the Office of Strategic Capital (OSC) as well as releasing a statement on the Coronavirus Crisis Report Concerning Fraud in the Paycheck Protection Program. Please read more on those announcements below and other federal government happenings. Have a great weekend!

  • Statement from SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman on the U.S. Department of Defense’s New Office of Strategic Capital [SBA]
  • U.S. Small Business Administration Statement on the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis Report Concerning Fraud in the Paycheck Protection Program [SBA]
  • A new rule for those involved in federal acquisition [FedNewsNet]
  • Government Contractor Agrees to Pay over $500,000 to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations [DoJ]
  • GSA Announces New Political Appointees [GSA]
  • DOD wants cyber apprenticeships for contractors, but acquisition regs may remain an obstacle [FCW]
  • Numerical Scoring in Source Selection: Lessons To Be Learned [Wifcon]
  • Women Veterans Alliance Shines a Light on Women Veteran Business Owners [DigJrnl]
  • Feinstein, Whitehouse, Colleagues Ask Biden to Require Disclosure of Political Spending by Federal Contractors [Feinstein]
  • All Polaris protests now rest in the courts [WashTech]
  • Agencies Partner to Aid Small Businesses [DoD]
  • DoD ends cloud contracting saga with four awards [FedNewsNet]
  • Pentagon Awards $9B Cloud Contract to Amazon, Google, Microsoft, Oracle [NextGov]
  • Can the money that brought us Facebook and PayPal bring us better defense technology? [FedNewsNet]