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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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DHS Advanced Acquisition Planning System

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According to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acquisition Planning Forecast System (APFS) provides the DHS Forecast of Contract Opportunities in accordance with Public Law 100-656, Section 501.  The Forecast data is for planning purposes and is not a...

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What is a FFATA Report in the Sub-Award Reporting System

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According to the United States Government,  FFATA Sub-award Reporting System (FSRS) will collect data from the Federal prime awardees on sub-awards they make: a prime grant awardee will be required to report on its sub-grants and a prime contract awardee...

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NDAA Improves Subcontracting Opportunities for Federal Contractors in 2013

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The Federal Government’s National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) is reenforcing subcontracting opportunities by closely monitoring prime contractors that offer subcontracting plans. According to FAR 52.219-9 of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), prime contractors must make specific outreach efforts to small business subcontractors...

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