Happy Friday, Readers! I hope you are all staying cool. It seems the whole country is under a heat advisory and we are not the exception here at SmallGovCon, with temperatures hovering around 100 degrees. Whew…who’s ready for Fall?
There was a lot of news in the federal government contracting world this week and we’ve included some articles that we hope you will find informative. Have a great weekend and enjoy the AC or a cool pool to lounge in.
- US senators push for stronger conflict of interest rules for federal contractors [Consulting]
- HUBZone awards keep missing federal contract goals a quarter-century after creation [FedTimes]
- 3 Government Tech Trends Shaping The Federal Market [GovConWire]
- DLA’s case for small business waiver [FedNewsNet]
- Federal Research Centers: Revising DOD Oversight Policy Could Assure Access to Performance and Effectiveness Information [GAO]
- Priority recommendations to OPM; White House contracting goals; CMMC questions remain for DIB [FedScoop]
- Senate leader Schumer met with Microsoft President Brad Smith to discuss tech antitrust bills [Fedscoop]
- Senate wants tighter cyber-electronic warfare integration, clarity on organizations for cyber ops [FedScoop]
- EEOC: Women still lag far behind men in the government’s STEM workforce [FCW]
- Bipartisan group seeks to limit who federal agencies can contract with [FCW]
- SBA Announces Funding Opportunity to Provide Entrepreneurship Training to Service-Disabled Veterans [SBA]
- Five LinkedIn Actions for Business Development: Mark Amtower [BGov]
- GSA Tells Bidders to Expect Last Two Polaris Pools in September [BLaw]
- For small businesses, crisis presents opportunity: Louis DeCuzzi [Cleveland]