SmallGovCon Week in Review: Jan. 18 – Jan. 22, 2021

This has been an important week for the federal government, and by extension, federal contractors. We’ve celebrated both the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday as well as Inauguration Day. The incoming Biden administration is sure to change up some of the policies affecting federal contractors, in ways both big and small.

The articles from this week have some predictions about how the new administration will affect federal contracting, and we’ll provide summaries of the biggest changes here on the blog. So stay tuned! This week also saw stories about fraudulent contractors and measuring procurement administrative lead time.

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SmallGovCon Week in Review: Jan. 11 – Jan. 15, 2021

Happy Friday to our SmallGovCon readers! This weekend, I’ll be watching my hometown Chiefs as they begin their journey towards repeating as Super Bowl Champions. Hope you all have have a nice weekend.

But before the weekend, be sure to check out some important federal contracting updates. This week saw a number of key updates for government contractors, including a commentary on GSA bid protest success, a number of GSA acquisitions, and a GSA supply chain security measure.

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SmallGovCon Week in Review: Dec. 28, 2020 – Jan. 8, 2021

I was going to wish a Happy New Year to our readers, and I still hope people are having a nice start to the New Year. But the recent violence in the Capital has cast a pall over the start to this year. As citizens of this fine country and people striving to improve federal government services, I think we can agree it was an event that should never be repeated.

But, as federal contractors know, the government continues to function and we bring you these recent federal contracting updates, including reports on spending in the last fiscal year, relief funds going to contractors, and an expansion of Women’s Business Centers.

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SmallGovCon Week in Review: Dec. 21 – Dec. 24, 2020

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all our SmallGovCon readers! Hope you have a happy and healthy time over the holidays. But in case you need some reading to tide you over, here are some of the top government contracting updates from this week.

These included insights on a potential government shutdown, updates on passage of the NDAA passage and COVID-19 relief bills, and more on the SolarWinds breach.

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SmallGovCon Week in Review: Dec. 14 – Dec. 18, 2020

Monday December 21 will be the shortest day of the year in United States. But guess what–that means we’ll be seeing more daylight starting Tuesday! While you are burning the midnight oil and preparing for the holidays, check out some of these recent federal contracting updates.

These include the federal government averting a shut down, details on a cyber attack involving multiple federal agencies, and a GAO report that agencies must enhance supply chain risk management.

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SmallGovCon Week in Review: Dec. 7 – Dec. 11, 2020

Hope your holiday season is going well. I’m enjoying the start of college basketball–finally getting to watch the hometown Jayhawks, who ended last season at number 1 in the polls!

This week saw some key updates, including timing for STARS III awards and other small business GWACs, a report on mismanagement related to the AbilityOne program, and a new DOD directive to improve acquisition reform.

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SmallGovCon Week in Review: Nov. 23 – Dec. 4, 2020

Hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving and is staying safe and healthy! This week, we’ve got an extra helping of news for our roundup of federal contracting updates.

Important updates from the past two weeks included the final CMMC acquisition rule, an update about category management, and some reminders that the Department of Labor is enforcing wage rules for federal contractors.

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