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Congress set to fund government, but not Trump’s wall

Congress is set to pass a crucial spending bill that averts a government shutdown, but there’s one potential obstacle Continue reading

Shutdown Fight Would Be Postponed Until Dec. 7 in Funding Deal

Republicans and Democrats said they have an agreement on a stopgap spending measure into December as well as on full-year funding bills for the Departments of Defense, Labor and Health and Human Services. Continue reading

Agency Spending Binge Coming as Fiscal Year Winds Down

“With only limited time left in the current fiscal year, eight of the ten highest-spending federal agencies have not used as much as 40 percent of their budgets,” Continue reading

GSA Relaxes Rules to Speed Contracting for Hurricane Relief Efforts

Eight days after addressing Hurricane Harvey in Texas, the General Services Administration on Thursday pivoted to the Irma storm aimed at Florida, relaxing certain contracting rules to encourage speed and local awards. Continue reading

Despite procurement concerns, vendors made out well in 2016

Federal procurement spending is up. Continue reading

Webinar on 3/30 for newly launched Maryland Defense Network!

In collaboration with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and Towson University, the Maryland Department of Commerce invites Maryland defense contractors and subcontractors to leverage the Maryland Defense Network (MDN) tool. This free resource captures, compiles, and presents information about federal contract and grant actions by DoD agencies with features for exploring companies part of … Continue reading

Forrester Predicts Less Money for Federal Tech, More for State and Local

A new analysis suggests a decrease in tech sector spending for the federal government under President Donald Trump, but significant growth in that sector for state and local governments. Continue reading

Five trends shaping federal contracts in fiscal 2017

Bloomberg Government has identified some key trends that will define fiscal 2017 contracting. Continue reading

The Year-End Spending Rush Is On, But It’s Not What It Used to Be

The federal equivalent of Black Friday isn’t what it used to be. Continue reading

Deltek’s Angie Petty: Pending Administration Change ‘Unlikely’ to Affect Federal IT Contract Spending

Angie Petty does not expect the pending change in U.S. administration to have a significant impact on federal information technology budgets and contract spending by agencies. Continue reading