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Pushing mandate puts Medicaid in a new light

On this week's Capital Impact show, Bloomberg Government analysts will discuss how Medicaid will be affected by the delay in the implementation of the Affordable Care Act's employer mandate.
July 11, 2013

Tags: Affordable Care Act , Medicaid , healthcare reform , Matt Barry , Allen Scott , Bloomberg Government , Capital Impact

Thursday - 07/11/2013, 07:50pm EDT
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The NDAA, sequestration, and more

Jon Etherton, president of Etherton and Associates, Inc., joins host Roger Waldron for a wide ranging discussion of the issues affecting contractors.
July 9, 2013 (This program originally aired on July 2, 2013)

Tags: procurement , contracting , sequestration , NDAA , commerical item contracting , Jon Etherton , Etherton and Associates , Off the Shelf , Roger Waldron , Coalition for Government Procurement

Tuesday - 07/09/2013, 08:03pm EDT
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The keys to persuasive presentations

Speaking coach and author Larry Tracy will talk about his book: "The Shortcut to Persuasive Presentations".
July 8, 2013

Tags: The Shortcut to Persuasive Presentations , contracting , public speaking , oral presentations , Larry Tracy , panel discussion , bidding process , Mark Amtower , Amtower Off Center , elevator pitch

Monday - 07/08/2013, 11:28pm EDT
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Lawmakers urge change from within to improve low-wage workers' pay

Members of Congress sent a letter to the President Tuesday saying federally contracted low-wage work represents how the government fuels inequality. Contracted service workers staged a strike to protest pay inequality.

Tags: pay and benefits , workforce , Keith Ellison , industry , Cogan Schneier ,

Friday - 07/05/2013, 10:41am EDT

Agencies fall short of small business contracting goals for 7th straight year

While agencies missed their overall small business goal in 2012, they did meet the governmentwide goals for small disadvantaged businesses and service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses. House Small Business Committee Chairman Sam Graves (R-Mo.) said the results are "unacceptable."

Tags: SBA , Small business contracting , Small business goals , contracting , John Shoraka , Sam Graves , Congress , House Small Business Committee , Cris Young , Small Business Chamber of Commerce , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 07/03/2013, 06:18am EDT
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IG: DoD puts hundreds of millions of dollars at risk in Afghanistan

The DoD Special Missions Wing in Afghanistan does not have adequate personnel to man its existing and planned aircraft fleet, according to an audit from the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR). The air wing only has one fourth of the recruits needed to achieve full strength to be able to handle 48 newly purchased aircraft.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , SIGAR , DoD , Afghanistan , Elizabeth Field , Cogan Schneier

Tuesday - 07/02/2013, 05:01pm EDT
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The NDAA, sequestration, and more

Jon Etherton, president of Etherton and Associates, Inc., joins host Roger Waldron for a wide ranging discussion of the issues affecting contractors.
July 2, 2013

Tags: procurement , contracting , sequestration , NDAA , commerical item contracting , Jon Etherton , Etherton and Associates , Off the Shelf , Roger Waldron , Coalition for Government Procurement

Tuesday - 07/02/2013, 08:03pm EDT
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DoD needs to set goals, measure progress for buying services

A new report from the Government Accountability Office shows the Defense Department still lacks end goals and metrics in its service acquisition system. DoD currently is the largest buyer of services in the government.

Tags: DoD , GAO , contracting , Better Buying Power initiative , Cogan Schneier

Tuesday - 07/02/2013, 12:26pm EDT

The new rules of marketing and PR

Author David Meerman Scott will talk about the latest edition of his book: "The New Rules of Marketing and PR".
July 1, 2013

Tags: contracting , David Meerman Scott , New Rules for Marketing , social media , Facebook , LinkedIn , Google+ , Newsjacking , marketing , marketing to the government , Mark Amtower , Amtower Off Center

Monday - 07/01/2013, 10:24pm EDT
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Navy picks HP for long-awaited NGEN contract

Hewlett Packard, the same vendor which has owned and operated the Navy Department's networks for more than a decade will continue a similar role under a new multibillion dollar contract. But the Navy and Marine Corps will take ownership of their IT infrastructure and reserve the right to recompete any or all of it at a future date.

Tags: Navy , technology , NGEN , industry , DoD , Marine Corps , NMCI , Sean Stackley , Victor Gavin , Kevin Nally , Jared Serbu

Thursday - 06/27/2013, 06:42pm EDT
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