SmallGovCon Week in Review: August 23-27, 2021

Hello and happy Friday to all of our readers. It’s an exciting and busy time in Lawrence, Kansas with all of the college students flowing back into our city. It was also another busy week in federal government contracting. Enjoy the articles that we have put together for you. Have a great weekend and stay cool.

  • GSA hits 11 years of top marks on small business procurement scorecard [FedNewsNet]
  • Army Issues Solicitation for $10B IT Enterprise Solutions-4 Hardware Contract Vehicle [GovConWire]
  • Death of the JEDI: Pentagon Learning from Terminated Cloud Initiative [NatDefMag]
  • Cyber experts seek clarity on NIST supply chain framework [Fedscoop]
  • House Bill Aims to Bridge Acquisition ‘Valley of Death’ In Race to Counter China [NextGov]
  • Florida Man Pleads Guilty To Procurement Fraud [DoJ]
  • With Afghan government falling, Pentagon deciding what to do with money for security forces [FedNewsNet]
  • What another continuing resolution could mean for contractors in 2022 [FedNewsNet]
  • Industry Groups Work to Help an Unknown Number of Contractors Get Out of Afghanistan [GovExec]
  • FACT SHEET: The Build Back Better Agenda Will Provide Greater Tax Fairness for Small Businesses [Whitehouse]
  • SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman Statement on meeting with President Biden, Cabinet Officials, Private Sector Leaders to Discuss Strengthening Cybersecurity for America’s Small Business Economy [SBA]
  • GAO report identifies 10 government agencies researching facial recognition [Fedscoop]
  • Kendall merges Air Force acquisition offices to support Space Force [FedScoop]
  • Maryland Subcontractor Pays $531K in Back Wages to 45 Ironworkers After US Department of Labor Investigation [DoL]
  • AFRL’s Entrepreneur Opportunity Program turns people, ideas into new private sector businesses [USAF]