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GAO Confirms: AbilityOne Trumps SDVOSB for VA Set-Asides | Small Government Contracts

The VA has been on the receiving end of a number of GAO bid protest decisions, the most recent issued just a few weeks ago, holding that the VA is acting illegally by ordering off the Federal Supply Schedule without first determining whether the procurement at issue can be set-aside for service-disabled veteran owned small businesses. But the GAO’s recommendations, and the outrage from the veteran community (which, in my opinion, is very well-deserved), have not stopped the VA from pushing ahead with its “FSS First” acquisition strategy.

via GAO Confirms: AbilityOne Trumps SDVOSB for VA Set-Asides | Small Government Contracts.

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In addition to being Founder and Editor of GovConChannel, Guy Timberlake is Chief Visionary and Chief Executive Officer of The American Small Business Coalition, an innovative membership organization aiding companies with finding, qualifying and winning business opportunities in the government sector. As GovConChannelChief, Guy is responsible for include managing content acquisition, editorial and publishing functions, and development of collaborative relationships with news and market intelligence organizations providing coverage of the U.S. Government Contracting industry.

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