SmallGovCon Week in Review: July 18-22, 2022

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]