SmallGovCon Week in Review: July 12-16

Happy Friday, readers! We hope you are enjoying the beautiful summer days. We here at SmallGovCon have definitely been getting out for some much needed vacation time lately. But we still want to keep you up to date on what’s going on in the federal contracting realm.

Here are a few noteworthy articles in the federal government contracting world this week, including looking back on the GAO and all the changes that have been made along the way as well as the DoD’s list of recent contract awards. Read on for all the details and have a great weekend.

  • DoD moving forward with first financing study in decades [FedNewsNet]
  • CMMC assessment requirements could be changing, potentially raising costs for some [FedScoop]
  • Contracts For July 14, 2021 [DoD]
  • Joint MOU targets fight against acquisition fraud, corruption [USAF]
  • CIO-SP4 just gave contractors 50 billion reasons to consider the SBA Mentor-Protege program [FedNewsNet]
  • Recounting how far GAO has come in 100 years [FedNewsNet]
  • Mike Brown backs out of nomination for top Pentagon contracting job [FedScoop]
  • Five Ways Agencies Can Become More Agile [GovExec]
  • Manhattan U.S. Attorney Settles Fraud Suit Against Spectrum Painting For False Statements About Disadvantaged Business Participation On Federal Construction Projects [DoJ]