As we wind down from our big Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony last night and get ready to swing into the long weekend, here are some of this week’s top stories in government contracting.
- A Senate chairman has asked the SBA to provide him with a list of every company that was counted toward the federal government’s small business contracting goal in 2014. [The Business Journals]
- The House of Representatives passed six bills aimed at helping veterans win government-paid jobs, get small business loans or obtain other assistance. [Federal News Radio]
- The Air Force executed several contracts before the final terms were settled, making them considerably risky. [FierceGovernment]
- Breathe a sigh of relief – you probably didn’t’ just get kicked out of the VA’s small biz program. [Washington Business Journal]
- The Georgia Tech Procurement Assistance Center provides a helpful overview of the SAM registration process. [GT PAC]
- Special delivery of false claims? UPS agrees to a $25 million settlement to resolve False Claims Act allegations. [US Department of Justice]
- The GSA is proposing new rules for software contracts. [Washington Business Journal]