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GovKinex Builds Over 200 Government-Formatted Websites in Four Months

US FEDERAL CONTRACTOR REGISTRATION

In just four short months, GovKinex, a division of US Federal Contractor Registration, has completed over 200 government-formatted websites. Properly registered government contractors use these government-formatted websites to connect with procurement officers around the nation. A government-formatted website can be...

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

GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING TIPS

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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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 Contractors Will Be Unaffected in the Case of a Government Shutdown

GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING TIPS

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?

GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING TIPS

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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Colorado Flood Claims Over 18,000 Residential Structures

COLORADO FLOOD

They are calling the Colorado flood 'biblical' due to the amount of rainfall that has started to accumulate in such a rapid amount of time. Colorado’s rainy season was on a steady climb with a remaining 3.5 months to go....

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GSA Investigates Temporary Outage of .gov Websites

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The General Services Administration (GSA) is investigating what caused a number of .gov websites to mysteriously go down this past week.  GSA spokeswoman Mafara Hobson along with other GSA officials are speculating that it occurred due to the new DNSSEC...

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FEMA Launches Disaster Reporter Phone App

FEMA Registration Hurricane

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has created a mobile phone app called ‘Disaster Reporter’. The app can be downloaded from the Android, Apple, and Blackberry app stores. The app is designed to let users report disasters that occur in their area...

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