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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

Congress Kills A Plan To Cut Federal Contracts For Small Businesses

The legislation in question was Section 838 of the annual National Defense Authorization Act, which appeared to allow the Department of Defense to count subcontracts with small businesses on big weapons programs against the agency’s prime contract goals. Continue reading

Agencies tout better improper payment reporting, but Congress still waiting on results

But many members of Congress say that reporting — let alone any progress on moving the payment total down — isn’t good enough. Continue reading

Carter: Eighth consecutive year of continuing resolutions is ‘deplorable,’ creates strategic risk

Carter said the ongoing pattern of continuing resolutions presented “grave concerns” for the Defense Department. Continue reading

It’s that time of the season. Small Government Contractors, should not believe the hype!

It’s that time of the season. Small Government Contractors, should not believe the hype! The political season is heating up which means the increased ‘posturing’ from all sides will occur in ever-increasing levels of nauseating frequency. Think about it. We’re seeing more action from the Hill now, than at any other time in recent history … Continue reading