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Stop Leaving Money On The Table! - The American Small Business Coalition

During FY2013 when more than sixty federal agencies, boards and commissions obligated $17.4B using Simplified Acquisition Procedures, the small business community captured $10B of those dollars to include set-asides and buys that were not set-aside. 12 more words

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Just How Much Competition Occurs In 'Competitive' Buys? | LinkedIn

Total competitive obligations for the first three quarters of FY2014 where fewer than three offers were received by the Government come in at $73,219,279,433.67.

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GAO: Agency Should Have Considered Incumbent Employee Wages - SmallGovCon

A procuring agency unreasonably assigned an awardee an “Outstanding” score for its proposal to retain a large portion of the incumbent workforce, even though the awardee intended to offer the incumbent employees significantly lower salaries than the employees were earning on the incumbent contract. 10 more words

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HUBZone Price Preference And Subcontracting Uncertainty - SmallGovCon

In a recent bid protest decision, the GAO held that the Defense Logistics Agency reasonably refused to apply the HUBZone price preference in a procurement for supplies because the HUBZone company’s proposal suggested that HUBZone companies might perform less than 50% of the manufacturing costs. 8 more words

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If Uncle Sam 'Makes It Rain' During Q4... | @theasbcguy on LinkedIn

For the last few months I like many others have been anticipating ‘Fiscal Year End 2014′ and what it may bring for government contractors. Will there be gifts under the proverbial tree this year or just more coal? 10 more words

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I'll Take What's Behind Curtain Number Two Monty! | @theasbcguy on LinkedIn

In government contracting, small businesses make similar choices every single day. There may not be the funny costumes (most of the time) you see on the game shows, but some of them still do silly things to make it to the next round, just like on those shows. 12 more words

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Proposal Re-Evaluation: New Scores Might Be Lower - SmallGovCon

When a procuring agency re-evaluates proposals in response to a protest, the agency need not stick with the results of the original evaluation.

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