Happy Friday, Readers. We hope you had a great week. Shane McCall, our usual Week in Review contributor, is enjoying a much deserved vacation with this family and I have the delightful privilege of filling in for him. Can you believe it’s August already and school will soon be starting? The Summer is flying right by!
Here are some highlights in federal government contracting this week. Enjoy and have a great weekend!
- Moderna to Supply New COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Under $1.74B Contract With US Government [GovConWire]
- The state of governmentwide contracting [FedNewsNet]
- Senate passes bill to root out conflicts of interest in federal contracting [FCW]
- Industry Needs to Speak Up About Contracting Rules: Larry Allen [BGov]
- Lawmakers push Biden for an order to root out dark money from federal contractors [FCW]
- Pentagon Releases Inflation Guidance to Industry [NatDefMag]
- SA to set baseline requirements for cloud providers through Ascend [FedScoop]
- GSA expanding use of COMET blanket purchase agreement: CIO Shive [FedScoop]
- US Department of Labor, Esri Agree to Resolve Alleged Pay Discrimination at California Headquarters; Company to Pay $2.3M to 176 Female Workers [DoL]
- Monmouth County Company Agrees to $7.6 Million Judgment for Violating False Claims Act; Owners and Related Company to Pay $375,000 [DoJ]
- US Department of Labor Finds Honolulu Contractor Failed to Pay Correct Wages, Fringe Benefits to 46 Employees on Federally Funded Projects [DoL]
- Cross-agency group explores where government should go next with identity verification [FCW]