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Agency Awards HUBZone Set-Aside to Federal Prison Industries – SmallGovCon

When is a HUBZone set-aside not really a HUBZone set-aside? According to one GAO bid protest decision, when Federal Prison Industries also known as UNICOR submits an offer.

via Agency Awards HUBZone Set-Aside to Federal Prison Industries – SmallGovCon.

About govconchannelchief

In addition to being Founder of the GovCon Channel, Guy Timberlake is Chief Visionary and Chief Executive Officer of The American Small Business Coalition (The ASBC), an innovative membership organization aiding companies around the world with finding, qualifying and winning business opportunities in the government sector, and assisting government agencies with identifying viable industry partners to support their operational and mission requirements. For the GovCon Channel, Guy's responsibilities include managing the acquisition of content, 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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2 thoughts on “Agency Awards HUBZone Set-Aside to Federal Prison Industries – SmallGovCon

  1. This is very troubling and similar to the latitudes granted to ANC’s and AbilityOne which ultimately hurts true small businesses.

    Posted by govconchannelchief | July 16, 2012, 10:33

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  1. Pingback: Federal Prison Industries/UNICOR: The newest ‘Red Baron’ of federal contracting? – The American Small Business Coalition « GovConChannel - July 16, 2012

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