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Federal News Countdown: Postal reform, retirement hike, contractor pay cap

Alan Chvotkin, executive vice president and counsel at the Professional Services Council, and Bill Bransford, a partner at Shaw Bransford & Roth, count down the top federal news stories of the week.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , Federal News Countdown , PSC , Bill Bransford , Shaw Bransford & Roth

Friday - 04/27/2012, 03:30pm EDT

DoD fortifying cyber buying strategy

Frank Kendall, DoD's acting acquisition chief, said the first version fell flat due to "interest groups" weakening it. He said Congress required the strategy to detail how the military will buy offensive and defensive cyber capabilities. It's part of a broader effort to fix the Pentagon's acquisition process.

Tags: acquisition , DoD , acquisition workforce , acquisition policy , industry , Better Buying Power initiative , performance management , Professional Services Council , cybersecurity , CSIS , Jason Miller , Frank Kendall

Tuesday - 02/07/2012, 07:28am EST

Congress amps up Federal Acquisition Institute's horsepower

As part of the Defense Authorization bill, lawmakers approve the FAI Improvement Act. The provision reaffirms the organization's role to oversee and train the civilian acquisition workforce. It also gives OFPP more oversight over the funding and development of procurement education.

Tags: acquisition , acquisition workforce , Dan Gordon , Susan Collins , Gerry Connolly , Congress , Federal Acquisition Institute Improvement Act , Federal Acquisition Institute , Professional Services Council , Stan Livingstone , ASI Government , House Armed Services Committee , Senate Armed Service Committee , House Oversight and Government Reform Commitee , training , 2012 Defense Authorization bill , Jason Miller

Thursday - 12/22/2011, 05:01am EST
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Contractors have stronger role in 'Mythbusters' part II

Alan Chvotkin, the vice president and general counsel of the Professional Services Council, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss the role played by contractors in dispelling falsehoods about agency-contractor contractor communication.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , PSC , acquisition , contracting , industry , OFPP , mythbusting

Tuesday - 12/20/2011, 06:45pm EST
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Industry group take aim at 2012 Defense Authorization

Alan Chvotkin, the vice president and general counsel at the Professional Services Council, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss what industry would like to see in a final bill.

Tags: contracting , acquisition , industry , PSC , ARWG , In Depth , Francis Rose

Friday - 12/09/2011, 08:59pm EST
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Analysis: Repeal of tax withholding law good news for both industry, government

Alan Chvotkin is the vice president of the Professional Services Council.

Tags: Professional Services Council , contracting , Congress , House , In Depth , tax

Thursday - 10/27/2011, 04:24pm EDT
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Federal News Countdown for February 26th

Rob Burton, Melissa Chapman, and Alan Chvotkin count down their top three Federal news stories of the week.

Tags: Federal News Countdown , contracting , management , technology , best practices , health IT , Energy , homeland security , DHS , Melissa Chapman , Rob Burton

Friday - 02/26/2010, 02:30pm EST
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MAS Panel finalizes recommendations for GSA

Group comes up with 20 ways it hopes would improve the schedules program.

Tags: contracting , Paul Prouty , GSA , Professional Services Council , Multiple awards schedule , MAS Advisory Panel

Friday - 06/26/2009, 05:28pm EDT

Commission on Wartime Contracting releases interim report

Alan Chvotkin of the Professional Services Council brings FederalNewsRadio analysis.

Tags: contracting , Professional Services Council , Dorothy Ramienski , Commission on Wartime Contracting

Friday - 06/12/2009, 03:15pm EDT
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