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Contractors Oppose Proposed Limit on Federal Bid Protests

A contractors group was pushing committee leaders to reject a Pentagon proposal to curb time-consuming bid protests. Continue reading

Good News for DoD Contractors: Enhanced Post-Award Debriefing Requirements are on Their Way! 

This change is likely a response to the Office of Federal Procurement Policy’s (“OFPP”) January 5, 2017 memorandum. Continue reading

2018 NDAA: Changes to the HUBZone Program

The HUBZone program is once again undergoing some changes thanks to the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act–but note that some of these changes are not effective until January 1, 2020. Continue reading

DoD Bid Protests Are “Exceedingly Uncommon,” New Study Finds

The detailed report, which was prepared at the behest of Congress, concludes that DoD bid protests are “exceedingly uncommon,” and typically aren’t frivolous. Continue reading

2018 NDAA Bans Some LPTA Procurements

The 2018 National Defense Authorization Act continues this trend by completely prohibiting the use of LPTA procedures for certain major defense acquisition programs. Continue reading

2018 NDAA Increases Civilian Micro-Purchase Threshold to $10,000

The 2018 NDAA increases the standard micro-purchase threshold applicable to civilian agencies from $3,000 to $10,000. Continue reading

4 changes in the NDAA that contractors need to know

The version of the NDAA the Senate passed and sent back to the House for approval last week was 1,266 pages long Continue reading

How the House wants to make federal procurement less complex, more competitive

As the House and Senate go to conference to solve differences in the Defense authorization bill in the next few weeks, the acquisition community will be watching Section 801 of the lower chamber’s bill closely. Continue reading

4 NDAA amendments to watch as Senate takes up bill

Those amendments have the potential to add important provisions to the bill that affect personnel, strategy and policy. Continue reading

Fate of MGT unclear as Senate revs up to pass NDAA

The Modernizing Government Technology Act’s is one of several amendments proposed for the must-pass defense authorization bill. Continue reading