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IGs: budget cuts could put cybersecurity at risk

The White House’s budget guidance calls for a $54 billion bump in military spending that would be offset by cuts from civilian agencies. Continue reading

GSA postpones FBI HQ announcement until funding is secure

What was supposed to be good news for Maryland or Virginia turned into disappointment, after the General Services Administration announced it was putting a hold on finding the FBI a new home. Source: GSA postpones FBI HQ announcement until funding is secure

Lawmakers unveil $578 billion Pentagon spending bill

Lawmakers on Thursday unveiled a $578 billion spending bill to keep the U.S. armed forces operating through September Continue reading

Report looks at how Trump’s policies, expiring contracts will impact competitiveness

The departments of Education, State and the Army are among those with the most documented bids for contracts expiring in 2017, providing industry with actionable insight on just how competitive the procurement process will be. Continue reading

Fully funded defense appropriations bill getting a late jumpstart

It may be late, but the Defense Department might end up getting its 2017 funding after all. Continue reading

Obama signs defense bill including pay raise, more troops

President Obama signed the annual defense authorization act into law on Friday, finalizing a 2.1 percent pay raise for troops next year and a overhaul of military medical care in years to come. Continue reading

DoD about to revamp its processes for buying business IT systems

If all goes according to plan, the Defense Department is a few weeks away from releasing new guidance on how it buys and builds business IT systems. Continue reading

Lawmakers address transition, NDAA in letters

Lawmakers broke out their stationary yesterday, writing two letters that may have impacts on the immediate future of the Defense Department. Continue reading

DoD says March continuing resolution likely, as it prepares 2018 budget review

Defense Department Comptroller Mike McCord said the prospect of a continuing resolution is the biggest challenge he currently faces. Continue reading

A reorg every agency should know about

For one, every agency uses FAS to spend more than $35 billion through GSA’s schedules, governmentwide acquisition contracts and assisted acquisition services programs. Continue reading