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VA CVE Dodges A Bullet: No SBA Verification Transfer Likely - SmallGovCon

In May, the House of Representatives included a provision in the 2015 NDAA that would have required the CVE to transfer SDVOSB verification to the SBA. 38 more words

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Task Orders: Small Business Set-Asides Optional - SmallGovCon

When issuing task order solicitations under unrestricted multiple award contracts, procuring agencies are not required to apply the so-called “rule of two” and set aside task orders for small businesses. 8 more words

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GAO Bid Protests: Sustains Down, Effectiveness Steady - SmallGovCon

The 72 “sustain” decisions tell a misleading story. Including corrective actions, protesters obtained some form of relief in more than 1,000 cases.

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SEWP IV tops list for service-disabled veterans | Federal Times | federaltimes.com

The top five include two GWACs, two agency-specific IDIQs and one GSA Schedule, representing more than 13,000 tasks awarded, resulting in $6.7 billion in total obligations for those tasks. 12 more words

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WOSB Program: Certification Oversight Lacking, Says GAO - SmallGovCon

The SBA performs only “minimal oversight” of third-party certifiers for the woman-owned small business program, and thus “lacks reasonable assurance that only eligible businesses receive WOSB set-aside contracts,” says the GAO in a recent report on the WOSB Program. 9 more words

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Networking's Fine When Everybody Works At It.

Networking’s Fine When Everybody Works At It.

Did you hear about the handshake incident at the recent Maryland vs. Penn State game? You know, the one where the Terrapins refused to shake hands with the Nittany Lions prior to… 730 more words

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