SmallGovCon Week in Review: March 6-10, 2023

Happy Friday Readers! If you are a college basketball fan, then I’m sure you are as excited about March Madness as we are here at SmallGovCon. With so many really great teams competing for that national championship trophy, it’s sure to be an exciting tournament.

Before you move your attention to basketball, let’s take a look at the happenings in the federal government world this week, including some information on the new iteration of the GSA OASIS vehicle. Check out those articles, among others, that we have included below and have a great weekend!

  • FOIA backlogs on the rise after record number of requests [FedNewsNet]
  • White House $1.6B COVID fraud plan gives federal watchdogs increased staffing [FedNewsNet]
  • Nation’s drinking-water systems need better cyber hygiene, EPA says [FedNewsNet]
  • WT 360: All about GSA’s ‘MAS-sive’ contract consolidation [WashTech]
  • GSA releases second draft for the next OASIS [WashTech]
  • Maryland Defense Contractor Convicted for Procurement Fraud after Nine-Day Trial [DoJ]
  • Study: Women Entrepreneurs Voice Government Business Certification, Contracting Concerns [ExecBiz]
  • Federal infrastructure funds begin to flow, mostly to roadwork [ConstDive]
  • Why federal contractors are poring over the new national cyber strategy [FedNewsNet]
  • How 2 Key Government Innovators are Bridging the ‘Valley of Death’ [GovConWire]
  • GSA Issues 2nd Draft RFP, Plans Presolicitation Industry Day for Follow-On OASIS Contract [GovConWIre]
  • GSA Misled Customers on’s Compliance with Digital Identity Standards [OIG]