After doubling up the Week In Review last Friday, we are back to our regular one-per-week format. Today, SmallGovCon Week In Review features stories about the GAO’s hard-hitting report on the Buy Indian program, a lengthy prison sentence for bribery of a VA official, the beginning of the fourth quarter “spending season,” and much more.
As we close out our short four day week here at Koprince Law, there was no shortage of news on hand. This week’s top articles feature stories from news sources such as The Hill, Set-Aside Alert, Federal News Radio, GovConChannel and FCW.
We are digging out after a snowstorm here in the Midwest, and I plan to stay warm tomorrow by cheering on the Jayhawks in their game against West Virginia. But before I turn my attention to Andrew Wiggins, Joel Embiid and company, there are plenty of government contracts headlines worth sharing.
In this week’s SmallGovCon Week In Review, some 8(a) companies question whether they program had brought them any advantages, a commentator discusses the “blessing and curse” of mentor-protege agreements, the government may meet its 23% small business goal for FY 2013, and much more.
As 2013 begins to draw to a close, there is still no shortage of government contracting news and commentary.
This week, many headlines were dedicated to a GAO report on reverse auctions (as well as the VA’s decision to suspend their use). Those reverse auction stories, along with articles about the shakeup at the VA CVE, labor law violations, and much more, are in this week’s SmallGovCon Week In Review.
I hope you and yours enjoyed a wonderful Halloween. My kids enjoyed a brief round of trick-or treating but on the home front, we ran out of candy rather early (due, in part, to a rather disturbing trend on the part of some costumed kids to blatantly grab entire fistfuls of candy from the dish).
With Halloween festivities over, what better way to spend a Friday afternoon than catching up on government contracting news? In this week’s SmallGovCon Week In Review, a small business subcontractor sues a prime for breach of a teaming agreement, the DoD announces plans to audit Buy American Act compliance, the Army pushes WOSB acquisitions, and much more.
SmallGovCon is now more than a year old (time flies!) and it’s time to make a few changes to enhance the site for our regular readers (and those who have yet to become regular readers).
As part of that effort, I am pleased to announce the debut of SmallGovCon Week In Review. Every Friday, SmallGovCon Week In Review will spotlight a number of current news articles, editorials, and other writings.
In this week’s SmallGovCon Week In Review, the Washington Post focuses on the VA’s SDVOSB program, Federal News Radio spotlights new Department of Labor hiring benchmarks for federal contractors, Washington Technology offers advice from three of the country’s fastest-growing government contractors, and much more.