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Eat. Sleep. Climb. Repeat.

Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent work in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that Goddamn Mountain! Jack Kerovac

Overhaul of Small Business Subcontracting Rules

The Federal Acquisition Council published several new contracting rules Thursday, including one designed to increase government subcontracting to smaller businesses.

The new federal acquisition circular adds the terms of a 2013 Small Business Administration rule that made a number of changes to federal small business subcontracting requirements into the Federal Acquisition Regulation, the council said. 356 more words

Small Business Administration Mentor-Protege Program Expansion

There are several pending regulatory changes previously designated by the SBA for release this year, including a rule that will clarify the agency’s suspension, revocation and debarment procedures for contracting agents, and another that will ease eligibility requirements for the Historically Underutilized Business Zones Program, which covers businesses located in certain “historically underutilized business” areas. 201 more words

Large DoD 8(a) Sole Source Contracts Have Dropped By 86.5%

The number of 8(a) sole source contracts over $20 million awarded by the DoD has been “steadily declining since 2011,” when a new requirement was adopted requiring agencies to prepare written justifications of such awards. 11 more words

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SBA Didn't Properly Justify 8(a) Termination, Says Court

SBA’s regulations provide that an 8(a) program participant that no longer is owned or controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged person can be terminated from the 8(a) program. 49 more words

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TRAIN REACTION

With the trains operating and especially with the cheap rate and the speed, soon the stagecoach and canal companies soon ran out of business.  The railway companies did not only benefit the  businessmen but it also benefited the people. 25 more words

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IRON HORSES

Define LOCOMOTIVE.

Who created LOCOMOTIVE?

Why was there a need to build the railway between Liverpool and Manchester?

GEORGE STEPHENSON was then hired to build railways. 90 more words

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