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White House unveils new trade initiatives, website as first steps in agency overhaul

Just days after President Barack Obama officially asked Congress for the authority to consolidate federal agencies, the administration has announced interim steps it will take to promote business and trade. They include the launch of a website focused on making it easier for businesses particularly small ones to work with the government.

Tags: OMB , Commerce , management , Congress , Barack Obama , Steven VanRoekel , BusinessUSA.gov , federal reorganization , Lisa Brown , Michael Froman

Monday - 02/20/2012, 04:05pm EST

Analysis: SBA size standards overhaul 'overdue'

Rob Burton, a partner at Venable law firm and a former deputy administrator at the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, joined In Depth with Francis Rose

Tags: industry , Rob Burton , Guy Timberlake , small business , small business standards , In Depth , Francis Rose

Friday - 02/17/2012, 08:04pm EST
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Congress mulls expansion of VA's system to verify veteran-owned firms

The Veterans Affairs Department's process for verifying eligibility in the service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses program could become standard procedure for all agencies. VA is the only department that checks to make sure contractors are eligible.

Tags: acquisition , contracting , Ruben Gomez , Service-disabled veteran owned small business , GAO , House , House Oversight and Government Reform Commitee

Friday - 02/10/2012, 07:56pm EST
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SBA increases some small business size standards

Small businesses in 34 industries can earn more money and still be considered small by the government.

Tags: size standards , contracting , Guy Timberlake , ASBC , In Depth , Francis Rose

Friday - 02/10/2012, 12:36pm EST
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House Small Biz Committee introduces more contracting reform legislation

Lawmakers on the House Small Business Committee introduced three bipartisan bills Wednesday aimed at contracting reform.

Tags: contracting , acquisition , Joe Walsh , Gerry Connolly , Jaime Herrera Beutler , Kurt Schrader , Bobby Schilling , Judy Chu , Sam Graves , Mick Mulvaney , House Small Business Committee , transparency

Wednesday - 02/08/2012, 03:17pm EST

Analysis: OFPP nom Jordan will have to win acquisition workforce confidence

Steven Schooner, co-director of the Government Procurement Law program at the school, joined The Federal Drive with Tom Temin with his take on Jordan's nomination and what's ahead for the federal contracting community.

Tags: Joe Jordan , Steven Schooner , George Washington University , OFPP , contracting , acquisition , Federal Drive

Tuesday - 02/07/2012, 11:26am EST
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Obama to nominate former SBA official Jordan to head OFPP

President Barack Obama announced Friday his plans to nominate Joseph Jordan, a former Small Business Administration official, to head the Office of Federal Procurement Policy.

Tags: Joseph Jordan , OMB , OFPP , Jeffrey Zients , Dan Gordon , Heidi Shyu

Friday - 02/03/2012, 09:22pm EST

House bill aims to increase subcontracting transparency

A bill introduced in the House aims to increase the subcontracting transparency and pass-through contracts to large companies.

Tags: House , Mick Mulvaney , contracting , transparency ,

Thursday - 02/02/2012, 03:42pm EST

OMB gives more details on agency consolidation plan

President Barack Obama will send Congress a bill in the coming weeks to reinstate the president's authority to consolidate agencies, said Lisa Brown, the Office of Management and Budget executive leading the government reform effort. She said the bill would require proposals to "reduce the number of agencies or save costs."

Tags: Congress , government reorganization , Lisa Brown , OMB , Commerce , small business , Emily Kopp , trade

Tuesday - 01/31/2012, 08:20pm EST
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