SmallGovCon Week In Review: August 17-21, 2015

As we head into the final week of August, there is plenty going on in the world of government contracting.  In this week’s SmallGovCon Week In Review, an in-depth article on alleged 8(a) fraud, a contractor is hit with felony charges for bribing a government official, and much more.

  • One government official argues that “category management” is the future of government procurement.[FierceGovernment]
  • One commentator takes the GSA to task for a perceived lack of transparency with GSA Schedule solicitations. [FederalNewsRadio]
  • The former Roosevelt Naval Station has been designated a HUBZone in an effort to spur economic activity. [PR Newswire]
  • Government official gets a golf membership and cash while a North Virginia businessman gets felony charges. [The Daily Caller]
  • Allegations of 8(a) Program fraud, deception and profiteering over a $56 million rail contract in Hawaii are being played out in two different courts. [Civil Beat]
  • A federal jury has convicted a government contractor of bribing the former director of a Cleveland Veterans Affairs Medical Center for confidential information about construction projects. [Government Executive]
  • The GSA says that its new travel contracts will save the government $2 billion. [FierceGovernment]
  • The Army is finalizing plans for new solicitations for two of its major multiple-award contracts. [Federal News Radio]

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