Category: Contracting News

American Jobs Act: Good News for Small Businesses and Contractors?

President Obama’s American Jobs Act, revealed last night before a joint session of Congress, includes many features of interest to small businesses and government contractors. Highlights of the President’s plan includes a reduction (and in some cases, the elimination) of...

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599 Small Businesses Awarded $10 Billion GSA Contract

Today the General Services Administration announced it has awarded 599 small businesses their place on the 8(a) Streamlined Technology Acquisition Resources for Services II Governmentwide Acquisition Contract. STARS II gives agencies the ability to purchase up to $10 Billion in...

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Government Contracting News – 2010 Annual Federal Contracting Scorecard

US Federal Contractor Registration Guides RKS’ Situational Awareness LLC Through CCR and ORCA Registration

Randy Sayles of RKS’ Situational Awareness LLC lauds US Federal Contractor Registration’s “expertise, guidance and patience” after assisting him in completing his company’s CCR registration and ORCA filing. Retired since 2003, Mr. Sayles recently decided to start a business giving...

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US Federal Contractor Registration Introduces New “Verified Vendor” Seal

In order to help government buyers identify properly registered vendors, US Federal Contractor Registration has released a new “Verified Vendor” seal to be included in all capabilities statements and newsletters released for customers whose CCR registration and ORCA filing is...

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SBA WOSB 8(m) Program – Eligibility

This Friday, February 4th, the SBA’s Woman Owned Small Business final ruling is scheduled to take effect. This is shaping up to be an exciting year for woman owned small businesses, but like most government programs there will be some...

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Don’t Forget – Final Rule on WOSB on Friday!

Just a quick reminder that the SBA's final ruling on the WOSB program takes effect this Friday, February 4th.  Check out the full ruling on the Federal Register's online journal.  We'll include more information about the ruling and what it...

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Quick Overview of the WOSB Program

Thanks to a recent final ruling by the U.S. Small Business Administration last October, women-owned small businesses (WOSBs) can look forward to exciting opportunities starting February 4, 2011.  In an effort to level the playing field and give women a...

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