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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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Government Shutdown 2013: Who Will Be Affected?

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Bottom line, not government contractors. With the first day of the new fiscal year this Tuesday, contracting officers are in fifth gear spending the last of their funds, because if they do not use it, they lose the remain funds...

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What are Simplified Acquisition Threshold Contracts?

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Simplified Acquisition Threshold applies to purchases over $3,000 and under $150,000.  If the purchases under $100,000 require less approval and less documentation involved in the purchase. On April 25, 2012, the Office of Management and Budget for the Executive Office...

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How Will a Government Shutdown Affect Contracts?

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If you've checked the news lately, you'll see there's a huge buzz about a government shutdown seeming eminent.  Everyone likely has questions, but contractors whose livelihood depends on payments from the Federal government are certain to be the most on...

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OASIS Program Extends RFP Deadline to Early October

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The GSA’s One Acquisition for Integrated Services (OASIS) released the first RFPs (Request for Proposal) on FedBizOpps (FBO.gov) last month.  However, the General Services Administration (GSA) has decided to extend their original deadline of September 17th to October 10th.  The...

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Nation’s Lead Expert in Cryogenic Engineering/Safety Training Utilizes US Federal Contractor Registration to Qualify for Federal Contracts

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Cryogenic Engineering is a field of study that only few individuals are knowledgeable due to its complexity. David-John Roth is the nation's leading expert in cryogenic engineering and cryogenic safety training. Roth, a graduate of the Colorado School of Mines...

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USDA Becomes Frustrated with the new SAM Registration Process; Turns to US Federal Contractor Registration for Help

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Even federal government agencies like the United States Department of Agriculture are finding it hard to register in System for Award Management (SAM). System for Award Management (SAM) is the nation’s government procurement database. Patricia Griffith, Information Technology Chief of the...

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End of Fiscal Year Approaches; 32,700 Contracts Available on FBO.gov

Over the last 5 years, the federal government has spent around $540 billion each year towards federal government contracts, according to data on the USA Spending website. As the fiscal year closes, many procurement officers rush to spend the last of...

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Freedom of Information Act

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This act is by far one of the most forgot about clauses in our federal system.  Enacted on July 4, 1966, and taking effect one year later, the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) provides that any person has a right,...

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