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Two NAGC-sponsored conferences are planned this December on the topics of classified contracts and foreign ownership, control or influence (FOCI). Both are in Washington D.C. and both offer a 10% discount using the NAGC sponsorship code included.  Read More




United States House of Representatives
New bill would strengthen HUBZone program.

Legislators have been searching for answers to bolster a small business program designed to focus on economically disadvantaged communities, and vendors are saying their most recent effort goes a long way toward solving some of its biggest problems.  Read More



More than a week after addressing Hurricane Harvey in Texas, the General Services Administration, with Hurricane Irma storm aimed at Florida, GSA responded by relaxing certain contracting rules to encourage speed and local awards.  Read More



Late last month, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) informed the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) that it planned to suspend implementation of the EEO-1 form as revised on September 29, 2016.  Read More



In response to White House orders issued back in February, that agencies reduce and reform regulations by getting rid of two for every new one they write, the Defense Department is currently reviewing 716 of their agency rules.  Read More



Potential shutdown threats loom large after Labor Day. With the government rapidly approaching the statutory limit on federal borrowing, and the start of fiscal year 2018 without the needed spending appropriations the possibility of shutdown is increased. While many speculate the likelihood of a complete shutdown is low, the risk is real enough that agencies and contractors alike are urged to prepare.  Read More



Earlier in the month, it came to light that an audit had found a contractor providing intelligence and training services to the Defense Department had billed luxury cars to the government, sought reimbursements for the salaries of well-connected secretaries who did little work while earning excessive salaries.  Read More



While many in the contracting community applaud the Trump administrations agenda to cut regulations as announced in one of his early executive orders, some lawmakers are questioning the process. At the end of last month, the administration and the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) announced the policy push had been yielding results: that federal agencies have withdrawn or weakened 860 proposed regulations that inhibited economic growth.  Read More



In order to achieve the regulatory reforms announced in February with President Trump's executive order calling for cuts, a regulatory task force was formed among agencies to review and take actions on regulations -- the secretive composition and actions of that task force concerns lawmakers.  Read More



While many in the contracting community applaud the Trump administrations agenda to cut regulations as announced in one of his early executive orders, some lawmakers are questioning the process. At the end of last month, the administration and the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) announced the policy push had been yielding results: that federal agencies have withdrawn or weakened 860 proposed regulations that inhibited economic growth.  Read More



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