Category: Government Shutdown

Office of Budget and Management Estimates $2 Billion Lost from Government Shutdown

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In light of the 16 day government shutdown last month, the Office of Budget and Management (OBM) has estimated over $2 billion lost from furloughed federal employees and contracting projects across the nation, according to a report from the Federal Times on...

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Contracting Opportunities Start to Rise Almost a Month After Government Shutdown

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Almost every government contractor felt some sort of effect from the recent government shutdown that ran its course from October 1st to the 16th.  However, despite the shutdown and the furlough of non-essential federal employees government contractors were still hard...

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Government Shutdown is Officially Over; Furloughed Federal Employees and Contractors Go Back to Work

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Early this morning Thursday, October 17th, 2013, President Barack Obama signed into effect a bill that will reopen the federal government and lift the debt limit.  This will allow more than 800,000 federal employees to return to work and all...

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Deal in the Works on Capital Hill to Lift Government Shutdown

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Finally after long last, a decision is in the works to overturn the government shutdown. The deal that the Senate will reach in order to reopen the government will start with budget negotiations and limitations. According to CNN, the mission...

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Government Contracts Continue To Be Posted to FedBizOpps Despite Government Shutdown

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Currently to date there are more than 29,000 active federal opportunities on FedBizOpps (FBO).  This means that even with the harsh effects of the government shutdown, contractors still have plenty of opportunities to win government contracts in the federal marketplace. ...

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Government Shutdown Good Time to Tweak Registration

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While new contracting opportunities may experience some reduction during the federal government shutdown, there are still many things small businesses can do right now to improve their standing in the federal market once agencies are fully operation again, according to...

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5 Important Small Business Contractor Facts About the Government Shutdown

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Aside from the USA mail being delivered, as well as Medicare and Social Security benefits unaltered here are some important small business contracting facts about the government shutdown. 1.  GSA announced yesterday that over 1000 solicitations were posted to FedBizOpps....

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Government Shutdown 2013: GSA’s Acquisition Services Remain Intact While 8,000 GSA Employees Furloughed

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The GSA has announced that out of their current federal staff of 11,821 employees, only 4,094 will stay on active duty during the current government shutdown.  With almost 8,000 federal employees on temporary leave; Congress unfortunately shows no clear signs...

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