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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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New Government Contracts Created Despite Government Shutdown

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Several news sources are stating that a government shutdown would greatly effect government contractors and small businesses, but that proves to be incorrect with agencies still releasing contracts.  FedBizOpps (FBO.gov,) the government’s massive database that displays all of the available...

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Government Contractors Will Be Unaffected in the Case of a Government Shutdown

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Bottom line, government contractors will not be affected in the case of a government shutdown. However, everyone is still curious to who will be affected.  The answer is non-essential government employees.  Some government contractors that work in government facilities that...

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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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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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New Government-formatted Website Package Designed for Procurement Smart Phones and Tablets

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President Abraham Lincoln once said, “The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time.” So does our government’s program to better equip our federal workers whether it is in manufacturing, construction or technology. This...

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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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