SmallGovCon Week in Review: May 16-20, 2022

Happy Friday, Readers! We’ve been as busy as bees this week here at SmallGovCon. We hope you have had a productive week, as well. The flowers are blooming, the crops are growing and the grass is greening up nicely here in Kansas. Here are a few articles on the happenings in federal government contracting this week. Have a great weekend!

  • The Federal Contract Spending Trends For The Last 5 Years [ExecGov]
  • Class Waiver of the Nonmanufacturer Rule [SBA]
  • Construction Company Agrees to Pay $2.8 Million to Resolve Allegations of Small Business Subcontracting Fraud [DoJ]
  • Notice on the Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Securing the Information and Communications Technology and Services Supply Chain [WH]
  • White House permitting plan seeks interagency coordination for infrastructure spending [FedNewsNet]
  • Air Force awards largest ever military construction contract for F-35 facilities at Tyndall [FedNewsNet]
  • Agencies saved about half a trillion dollars via GAO recommendations over a decade [FedNewsNet]
  • Some defense-vetted prototypes could be fast-tracked to civilian agencies under new agreement [FCW]
  • GSA’s new thinking for evaluating Polaris bids [FSW]
  • Pentagon closing in on ‘ethical’ AI implementation [FSW]
  • Orthotic Brace Suppliers Convicted in $6.5 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme [DoJ]
  • US Department of Labor to Offer Prevailing Wage Compliance Seminars Online for Federal Contractors, Contracting Agencies, Unions, Workers [DoL]
  • Don’t Have Two Years of Corporate Experience to Get on Schedule? Consider the Startup Springboard! [GSA]
  • Federal contract workers lose millions to bureaucratic fumbles [WAPOST]
  • Prime and Sub-Government Contractors [ExecGov]
  • 3 Meaningful Benefits to Getting a Women-Owned Business Certification [Ascent]