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Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) Receives One Month Extension to January 15th

Vendor Outreach Events

Due to the recent 16 day government shutdown many scheduled Combine Federal Campaign events were placed on hold or even cancelled according Elaine Kaplan, Director of the Office of Personnel Management. The original end date as set a year ago...

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Fiscal 2014 Projects Largest Government Contracts Ever Created, Combine Worth of $160 Billion

US FEDERAL CONTRACTOR REGISTRATION

Even as the federal government dusts itself off from the recent shutdown federal agencies are already gearing up for one of the biggest contracting growths in over a decade.  According to a new analysis by the Deltek report, the federal...

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OASIS Program Extends RFP Deadline to Late October

US FEDERAL CONTRACTOR REGISTRATION

The GSA’s One Acquisition for Integrated Services (OASIS) released the first RFPs (Request for Proposal) on FedBizOpps (FBO.gov) 2 months ago. However, the General Services Administration (GSA) has decided to extend their extension deadline of October 10th to October 30th. The GSA...

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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

GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

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

GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING TIPS

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

US FEDERAL CONTRACTOR REGISTRATION

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

Government Contracts

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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Utility Energy Service Contracts (UESCs)

UESCs

Utility Energy Service Contracts (UESCs) offer Federal agencies an effective means to implement energy-efficiency, renewable-energy, and water-efficiency projects. Federal agencies are authorized and encouraged to participate in energy-efficiency, water-conservation, and electricity-demand programs offered by gas, water, or electric utilities. In...

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