SmallGovCon Week in Review: Jan. 11 – Jan. 15, 2021

Happy Friday to our SmallGovCon readers! This weekend, I’ll be watching my hometown Chiefs as they begin their journey towards repeating as Super Bowl Champions. Hope you all have have a nice weekend.

But before the weekend, be sure to check out some important federal contracting updates. This week saw a number of key updates for government contractors, including a commentary on GSA bid protest success, a number of GSA acquisitions, and a GSA supply chain security measure.

  • When it comes to bid protests, vendors playing with even money at GAO [FedNewsNet]
  • GSA kicks starts 2021 with an acquisition potpourri [FedNewsNet]
  • Consolidation of Mentor-Protégé Programs and Other Government Contracting Amendments; Correction [FedReg]
  • Women-Owned Small Business and Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Business Certification; Correction [FedReg]
  • Connecticut Electrical Contractor Agrees to Pay $3.2 Million to Resolve Criminal and Civil Investigation [DOJ]
  • GSA removing all non-DOD approved drones from multiple-award contracts [FedScoop]
  • GSA introduces supply chain security process under Polaris contract [FedScoop]
  • U.S. Department of Labor Recovers $141,047 in Back Wages for Louisiana-Based Employees of Security Contractor [DOL]
  • Insitu Inc. to Pay $25 Million to Settle False Claims Act Case Alleging Knowing Overcharges on Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Contracts [DOJ]
  • Contractors ponder their place in vaccine queue [FedNewsNet]