SmallGovCon Week in Review: January 2-6, 2023

Happy New Year! We hope you were able to enjoy the holidays with friends and family and are now ready to jump into 2023. A recent cold front has moved out of our area, and I think I speak for everyone here when I say we are grateful to get back to our normal temperatures.

There was a lot of activity in the federal government contracting arena this week. Below are some articles that we think are noteworthy. Enjoy your weekend.

  • House GOP prioritizes end to ‘unnecessary’ federal programs, cutting $80B from IRS [FedNewsNet]
  • Some 2023 advice for federal contractors, now that there’s money [FedNewsNet]
  • As A New Congress Takes Office, Here’s How GAO Can Help Their Transition [GAO]
  • Antitrust: DOJ and FTC Jurisdictions Overlap, but Conflicts are Infrequent [GAO]
  • GovCon Expert Kevin Plexico on 10 Government Contracting Trends to Watch in 2023 [GovConWire]
  • Former Government Contractor Sentenced For Helping Himself To Electronic Devices That He Sold On eBay [DoJ]
  • WT 360: The Info Session picks up where 2022 ended and starts on 2023 [WashTech]
  • Department of Veterans Affairs cybersecurity legislation enacted [FedScoop]
  • FedRAMP reform measures enacted as Biden signs NDAA into law [FedScoop]
  • SUBJECT: Class Deviation—Small Disadvantaged Business Threshold [DoD]
  • Former GE Power Engineer Sentenced for Conspiracy to Commit Economic Espionage [DoJ]
  • FY 2022 Procurement Management Review “Year in Review” Newsletter [DoD]