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IRS severing ties with firm amid $500 million in questionable contracts

The Internal Revenue Service said Wednesday it is seeking to cut its business relationship with a firm that may have had inside access to the agency's procurement decisions. Lawmakers also questioned agency decisions to award the company special status as veteran-owned and serving economically-disadvantaged areas.

Tags: Contracting , Congress , Darrell Issa , Strong Castle , SDVOSB , HUBZone , Tammy Duckworth , TIGTA , Jared Serbu , IRS

Thursday - 06/27/2013, 05:27am EDT
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8 contract executives guilty of 8(a) contracting fraud

The Justice Department successfully prosecuted executives in companies for obtaining contracts under SBA's 8(a) program worth more than $153 million. The court found two of the executives guilty on Friday and six others pleaded guilty.

Tags: 8(a) program , government fraud , Keith Hedman , Contracting , Industry , Joseph Richards , David Lux , DoJ , Cogan Schneier

Tuesday - 06/18/2013, 09:18am EDT

SBA starting new lending program for veterans

The Small Business Administration announced Tuesday it has lined up pledges from more than 120 banks to increase lending to veterans.

Tags: loans , Veterans Affairs

Tuesday - 05/21/2013, 06:10am EDT

Strategic sourcing at DHS

Nick Nayak, Kevin Boshears, and Peter Ko from the Department of Homeland Security will discuss how strategic sourcing has helped the agency achieve its small business goals.
May 14, 2013

Tags: acquisition , Contracting , DHS , Nick Nayak , Kevin Boshears , small and disadvantaged business , small business , strategic sourcing , strategic sourcing program office , Roger Waldron , Off the Shelf

Tuesday - 05/14/2013, 11:15pm EDT
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SBA head Karen Mills resigning

Karen Mills, the head of the Small Business Administration, is resigning. Mills says she will stay on until a successor is confirmed.

Tags: people , Karen Mills , Barack Obama

Monday - 02/11/2013, 01:18pm EST

New SBA union contract emphasizes flexible work policies

The Small Business Administration and the American Federation of Government Employees inked a new three-year deal Thursday, extending a number of flexible workplace policies to more than 2,000 federal employees. Among the new benefits are streamlined telework privileges and the ability for employees to opt in to a four-day work-week with expanded hours each day.

Tags: telework , J.David Cox , AFGE , workforce , union contract , Jack Moore

Thursday - 01/31/2013, 06:54pm EST

The top 12 in 2012

Tom Johnson and Alice Lipowicz from Set Aside Alert join host Mark Amtower to discuss 2012's biggest federal stories.
January 28, 2013(Encore presentation February 4, 2013)

Tags: acquisition , Contracting , Tom Johnson , Alice Lipowicz , Set Aside Alert , GSA , SDVOSB , defense authorization , women owned small businesses , Mark Amtower , Amtower Off Center

Monday - 01/28/2013, 08:07pm EST
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Experimental website aims to overhaul RFP process

The Presidential Innovation Fellows Program and SBA launch RFP-EZ to make finding and bidding on Web and digital services contracts worth $150,000 or less easier. The team of three found the six-month project also could test out tools for contracting officers to write better RFPs.

Tags: acquisition , Industry , Clay Johnson , Presidential Fellows Program , Contracting , Jason Miller

Friday - 01/25/2013, 05:44am EST
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