SmallGovCon Week in Review: September 20-24, 2021

Happy Monday, Readers. We hope you had a wonderful weekend and are enjoying the start of fall. Here are some newsworthy articles from the federal government contracting world. Enjoy and have a great week!

  • Biden administration gives federal contractors until Dec. 8 to comply with vaccine mandate [FedNewsNet]
  • DoD’s drug supply chain is shaky, DoD IG report adds to growing evidence of that [FedNewsNet]
  • Labor Department Seeks Advice on Increasing Equity in Contracting, Other Programs [Govexec]
  • DoD takes steps to protect contractor identities in Afghanistan [FedNewsNet]
  • US troops may have left Afghanistan, but federal contracting goes on [FedNewsNet]
  • Federal Acquisition Regulation: Amendments to the FAR Buy American Act Requirements; Extension of Time for Comments [FedReg]
  • Regulatory Reform Initiative: Streamlining Surety Bond Guarantee Program [FedReg]
  • Pentagon looks to cement career paths for software acquisition experts [FedNewsNet]
  • Government Contracting Companies Agree to Settle Civil False Claims Act and Anti-Kickback Act Allegations [DoJ]
  • OMB tells agencies to start planning for possible government shutdown [FedNewsNet]
  • Audit of Certain Tax Division Contracts Awarded for Expert Witness Services [D0J]
  • HUD rolls out AI risk management platform to fight fraud in grant spending [FedNewsNet]