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Government Contracting Cheat Sheet for Abbreviations

System for Award Management

SAM = System for Award Management (replaced CCR & ORCA) sam.gov DUNS = Dun & Bradstreet (Business code/credit rating) CAGE = Commercial and Government Entity Code (SAM registration & CAGE are what the government uses to pay your business) NCAGE =NATO Commercial...

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Contractors and Homeowners in the State of New Jersey are in a Standstill Waiting on New Flood Elevation Regulations; FEMA vs. Homeowner vs. Insurance?

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"In New Jersey everything is at a complete standstill. Government contractors that are working on the devastated areas of the jersey shore are waiting to see what the new elevation codes will be. And on top of all of this,...

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Law Protects Government Contractors from Damage of Sequestration

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The sequestration is now going to take full affect resulting in massive budget cuts, eventual government lay-offs, and a number of other hurdles that require an immediate leap. The Fiscal Cliff comprise was proven to be not a compromise at...

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Congress Approves Funding of $50.7 Billion to New Jersey and New York for Hurricane Sandy Devastation

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Finally after weeks of debating and deliberating, Congress approved $50.7 billion to be granted to the state of New Jersey and New York to help rebuild their beach shores and other areas affected by Hurricane Sandy. These funds were divided...

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Promoting Economic and Employment Growth By Utilizing the HUBZone Program

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The federal government provides set-aside programs devoted to assisting veteran, women, and minority owned businesses.  The HUBZone Program is designed to help small businesses in urban and rural locations build economic and employment growth in their area. According to the...

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Understanding the Verification Process for the Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Concern Program (SDVOSBC)

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In 1999, Congress passed Public Law 106-50, which established the Veterans Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development Act. goal was to generate 3% of the total value of all prime contracts and subcontract awards to be set-aside for owned and controlled...

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Understanding the Certification Process as an 8 (m) Woman-Owned Small Business

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The federal government has set-aside 5 percent of federal contracting funds to the 8 (m) Woman-Owned Small Business program. In 2010, the federal government increased the number of set-asides from 3.5 percent to 5 percent in an effort to create...

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$92 Million Dollar FEMA Contract Hires Federal Contractors for NYC Effort

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In this time of recovery in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, many have been called upon to aid in the relief efforts.  In New York City, the 6,000 employed sanitation workers have been hard at work and have also acquired...

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FEMA Funding Bill Passed by House Today

After a lengthy standoff between Democrats and Republicans, a bipartisan agreement on disaster relief funding appears to have been reached, avoiding a partial government shutdown.  The bill will approve funding through October 4th and will be followed by a more...

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