Can the Government Consider Information that Occurs After Proposal Submission When Evaluating Proposals?

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PNWC's Government Contracting Update

We all know that past performance and past performance evaluations play a significant role in the awarding of Government contracts. Most competitive solicitations include past performance as a significant evaluation factor and prospective contractors have the opportunity to put their best foot forward when compiling and submitting past performance information.

Source: PNWC’s Government Contracting Update: Can the Government Consider Information that Occurs After Proposal Submission When Evaluating Proposals?

GAO Says SBA Certificate of Competency is (Usually) Outside its Jurisdiction | SmallGovCon – Government Contracts Law Blog

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The breadth and depth of protests heard by GAO may lead even a seasoned government contractor to overlook the limitations of GAO’s jurisdiction.

Source: GAO Says SBA Certificate of Competency is (Usually) Outside its Jurisdiction | SmallGovCon – Government Contracts Law Blog

SMALL BUSINESS FEDERAL GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING (“Smalltofeds”): Total Time Accounting In Small Business Government Service Contracting

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In small business government service contracting, it is necessary to establish a written policy and procedure disclosing time keeping practices to government auditors and fact-finding teams. Included must be the company process for both pricing and accounting for overtime. In doing so, topics such as compensated and uncompensated time must be addressed.

Source: SMALL BUSINESS FEDERAL GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING (“Smalltofeds”): Total Time Accounting In Small Business Government Service Contracting

GSA releases new IT modernization RFI in post-shutdown deluge

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The General Services Administration released two pre-cursors to major acquisitions last week with the release of the draft solicitation for the $8 billion back-office cloud procurement and a request for information to expand the Centers of Excellence initiative.

The Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and GSA launched a major cloud and IT modernization effort by announcing an industry day on Feb. 26 in Washington, D.C.

Source: GSA releases new IT modernization RFI in post-shutdown deluge

How contractors can recover shutdown costs – Washington Business Journal

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“It certainly is not a given” that contractors will recover costs caused by the 35-day shutdown, an attorney tells us. “It’s also not foregone conclusion that you automatically cannot recover those costs.”

Source: How contractors can recover shutdown costs – Washington Business Journal

What’s next for procurement after the shutdown? — FCW

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Federal contracting shops, including government wide acquisition vehicles and the General Services Administration, are preparing for an uptick in orders from agencies in the coming days as they get back up to speed following the shutdown.

Source: What’s next for procurement after the shutdown? — FCW

White House Wants to Reduce the Shutdown Pain for Contractors – Management – GovExec.com

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During this week’s continuing shutdown drama, White House acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney has reportedly instructed agencies to identify the hardest hit programs, presumably to add to the growing lists of tasks the Trump administration believes it can legally perform to mitigate the pain.

Source: White House Wants to Reduce the Shutdown Pain for Contractors – Management – GovExec.com

“Eliminate Most DoD Small Business Set-Asides,” Says Section 809 Panel | SmallGovCon – Government Contracts Law Blog

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The Section 809 Panel has recommended that Congress eliminate most small business set-asides for DoD acquisitions. The Panel would replace the longstanding set-aside system with a meager five percent small business price preference.

Source: “Eliminate Most DoD Small Business Set-Asides,” Says Section 809 Panel | SmallGovCon – Government Contracts Law Blog

Shutdown ends, but another could be right around the corner – Federal News Network

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The partial government shutdown may be over but another one could be right around the corner. President Trump told the Wall Street Journal  he doesn’t think a newly created board made up of 17 members of congress will be able to reach a deal over the next three weeks. Trump said another government shutdown is certainly an option. The board tasked with hashing out an immigration deal is set to meet this week and is led House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita Lowey (D-N.Y.). (Wall Street Journal)

Source: Shutdown ends, but another could be right around the corner – Federal News Network

GAO Finds that FEMA Reasonably Evaluated Stafford Act Set-Aside Eligibility | SmallGovCon – Government Contracts Law Blog

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You’ve likely heard of small business set-asides, SDVOSB set-asides, 8(a) Program set-asides, HUBZone set-asides, and other set-aside categories regulated, for the most part, by the Small Business Administration. But have you ever heard of a Stafford Act set-aside?

Source: GAO Finds that FEMA Reasonably Evaluated Stafford Act Set-Aside Eligibility | SmallGovCon – Government Contracts Law Blog

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