The Air Force is changing its procurement strategies to allow for a quicker and more agile response to cyberthreats. Lt. Gen. Arnold Bunch, military deputy in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, said the service will push purchasing authority to lower levels of command and rely more on open systems architecture to avoid going through established IT contracts.
The District is looking for a new director for its Department of Small and Local Business Development after Ana Harvey quietly resigned from her post earlier this month.
In May of 2017 the National Institutes for Health awarded a five-year, $10 million contract to the Atlanta-based Center for AIDS Research at Emory University.
When national emergencies or disasters such as floods and hurricanes occur, supplies and services need to be procured and rushed to the affected areas quickly.
To expedite this process, the System of Award Management (SAM), which all Government contractors are familiar with, contains a Disaster Response Registry as required by FAR 4.11 (SAM registration for disaster services not required by encouraged) and FAR 26.2 (preference for local firms – no carpetbaggers).
Alan Thomas described his first two months as a listening tour to gather customer feedback from GSA regions.
Last week, Senator McCaskill (MO) wrote a letter to the Secretary of Defense in her position as ranking member of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee requesting information regarding DoD’s efforts to improve the collection and reporting of improper payments.
GAO dismissed a protest where the comments on the agency report were not timely filed.
The devastation being wrought by Hurricane Harvey is creating a tremendous need for emergency services, likely resulting in contracting opportunities with
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Nazik Modawi and her husband Abboud Wali started a company called Rides Inc.in the Philadelphia area to provide non-emergency transportation services to the aged and people with cognitive and developmental disabilities. By all accounts, the company was successful, growing from three vans to more than 40 vans averaging 600 trips per day. The couple wanted more however. They wanted to get in on some of the largess spewed by the Federal Government and in particular, the Department of Transportation.