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How Contractors View Budget and Government Reform Agenda

The administration’s “skinny budget” released last week after an executive order on reorganizing the government drew cheers as well as brickbats from the contracting community. Continue reading

White House details how it wants civilian agencies to cut $18B in FY2017

The White House has a few more details about how exactly it wants to cut $18 billion Continue reading

More budget activity likely for contractors in fourth quarter of fiscal year

More than 100 days stand between the third and fourth quarters of fiscal 2017, but industry partners say keeping up with the transition is going to be crucial for contractors. Continue reading

Defense contracts may see $27.5 billion boost in Trump budget

President Donald Trump is requesting a big boost to military spending in the fiscal 2018 budget request blueprint. Continue reading

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