For some time, the American Small Business League (ASBL) has been on a crusade to prove its assertions that small contractors are being shortchanged by rules that give unfair advantage to large corporations. However, on one front a setback occurred.
Small business government contracting has been controversial of late with organizations challenging the SBA’s methods for determining small biz awards. Still, most agree that more small contractors are getting work. The question is, can they afford all this good fortune?
Last summer, the Supreme Court handed down a unanimous decision in the Kingdomware case that meant the VA must apply the veteran owned small business “rule of two” for pretty much all its procurements.And, the good news is still coming.
The best new business for 2017 may be selling crystal ball polish. Many have already tried auguring what business will be like with the new administration. Could this week’s much ballyhooed tech meeting reveal anything? Let’s check the crystal ball
Right after Election 2016′s shocking results, defense stocks soared. After all, a Republican in the White House usually means it’s bonus time for defense industry execs. Then, the President-Elect tweeted about outrageous costs for the F-35, and Lockheed stocks plunged.
News reports indicate the new Administration is getting off to a bumpy start regarding its transition efforts, which is leaving many Hill observers very unsure about future policies. Now, the Category Management program is also coming under fire. What’s next?
This week, several major companies, like Netflix and Twitter, were essentially taken offline by a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack in which network connected devices were used to send out a torrent of internet traffic and shut everything down.
Two years ago, the Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP) announced the consolidation-of-contracts strategy known as category management (CM). No one knew how well the strategy would work. But, $2 billion in contract savings later, the verdict appears to be in.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) took to the Senate floor Thursday afternoon to schedule a vote on funding the government through Dec. 9th. The vote is expected take place next week – but, only if Democrats come on board.
Remember the new overtime rules that had you grumbling? You weren’t the only one. More than 55 state and national business groups have filed lawsuits challenging the constitutionality of the new rules – and that doesn’t include the state governments.