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Senators call for probe into veteran-owned contracting

Three senators are calling for a Government Accountability Office investigation to ensure federal contracts are actually going to businesses owned by veterans and service-disabled vets.

Tags: Patty Murray , Claire McCaskill , Maria Cantwell , Senate , VA , veteran-owned business , contracting , acquisition , Small Business Act

Monday - 11/07/2011, 07:32pm EST

IGs recommend harsher deterrents for small biz fraud

The inspectors general at the General Services Administration and the Small Business Administration propose the government prosecute small business contract fraud based on the contract amount instead of the financial loss to the government.

Tags: Peggy Gustafson , Brian Miller , GSA , IG , contracting , contracting fraud , acquisition , Jolie Lee

Friday - 11/04/2011, 04:07pm EDT

Agencies can say no to GAO recs

By law, agencies do not have to follow GAO's recommendations but most do, says William Welch, chair of the Government Contracts Practice Group at General Counsel.

Tags: William Welch , General Counsel , GAO , VA , contracting , bid protest , In Depth , Congress

Monday - 10/31/2011, 04:37pm EDT
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FCC helps small biz with cybersecurity plans

The agency has launched its Small Biz Cyber Planner to help businesses make a cybersecurity protection plan

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , technology , In Depth , Multichannel.com , FCC

Monday - 10/24/2011, 04:57pm EDT

SBA, CDC, NRC offer buyouts

The three agencies have joined a growing number that are offering incentive payments for employees to leave the payroll. Federal News Radio provides a roundup of recent buyout offers.

Tags: pay and benefits , buyouts , retirement , workforce , CDC , Tom Skinner , NRC , Ruben Gomez

Monday - 10/24/2011, 07:27pm EDT

Prime contractors must notify agencies of sub switches under new SBA rule

A new Small Business Administration rule would require prime contractors to notify agency contracting officers when there's a change in subcontractors from the original bid. Kenneth Dodds, an SBA attorney, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to discuss how the new rules would affect contractors and agencies.

Tags: acquisition , acquisition policy , acquisition workforce , kenneth dodds , Federal Drive

Tuesday - 10/18/2011, 08:53am EDT
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SBA: Having trouble getting the loans out

Business is a little too good at SBA

Tags: stimulus , Karen Mills

Monday - 04/06/2009, 08:12am EDT
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