SmallGovCon Week in Review: April 24-28, 2023

It’s Friday, Readers! Hope everyone is ready for the weekend. The NFL Draft is right down the road in Kansas City this weekend and if you’re an NFL fan (as is almost required in Kansas City), I’m sure you are anxiously awaiting to see if your favorite players will be selected. What better way to welcome the weekend than with a bit of football excitement and a review of what’s been happening in the government contracting world?

In this week’s roundup, there were several articles concerning DoD contracts and some cautionary tales on why defrauding the federal government is a really bad decision. Enjoy your weekend!

  • GOP senator demands DEA boss explain no-bid contracts, hires [FedNewsNet]
  • Protests may complicate awards for $60B VA IT contract [WashTech]
  • Alleged transgression costs major government contractor $22M [FedNewsNet]
  • L3 Technologies Settles False Claims Act Allegations Relating to Double-Charging for Certain Material Costs [DoJ]
  • How the Air Force stuck with CACI for $5.7B IT contract [WashTech]
  • The rest of fiscal 2023 is shaping up to be an extra-rocky time for contractors [FedNewsNet]
  • Former Contracting Officer for the Department of Defense Pleads Guilty in Conspiracy to Defraud the Government [DoJ]
  • Air Force $5.7B EITaaS contract freed from protests [FedNewsNet]
  • IT2EC NEWS: For Some Vendors, Defense Conferences, Contracts Are Gravy [NatDefMag]
  • DOD Construction Contracts: Contractor Proximity to Work Sites Varied [GAO]
  • SBA to Expand Veterans Business Outreach Centers to 6 Additional States in 2023 [Inc]