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Six Top Government Contracting Opportunities for 2017

On September 26th, 2016, analysts at Bloomberg Government identified a list of the top twenty government contracting opportunities for the upcoming year in a webinar. The list features contracts with a total value of $243.2 billion, with five of the programs valued at $10 billion or more. Nine out of the top twenty opportunities will […]

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Government Contracting: Does Your Small Business Qualify?

Contracting with the federal government as a small business can be beneficial — in fact, 23 percent of all prime government contract funds are set aside for small businesses. The Small Business Administration (SBA) supports businesses that wish to work with the government, and if your business qualifies, you will have access to helpful resources. […]

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How Women’s Small Businesses Contracting Just Made History

Women’s history month is upon us, so it seems timely that we take a quick moment to celebrate the strides women entrepreneurs have made in the past half century…and the great strides we are making today! Thanks to the Equal Pay Act of 1963 and the Women’s Business Ownership Act of 1988 (and their supporters), […]

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There’s Potential for Another Government Shutdown

The Federal Government may be shutting down…again. Congressional budget analysts agree that on October 1, 2015, there is a good chance that 2013’s shutdown could repeat itself due to the growing number of political drama and overdue deadlines. A second government shutdown within two years could be detrimental to the economy, and will likely cause […]

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Current Issues For Government Contractors

The planning for the SCS 2015 Annual Government Contracting Seminar is well under way, and as we’ve planned, we’ve compiled a list of topics that cater to the immediate interest of government contractors. With this list, our goal is to facilitate an informative and relevant seminar. Thus far, we’ve compiled a pretty outstanding list, and […]

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The New Normal for Government Events

Want to know what’s going on in the world of government contracting? Check out Mark Amtower’s interviews on “Amtower Off Center” through Federal News Radio. In one particular broadcast, Kerry Rea of GovEvents and Claudia Hosky of FedInsider talk about all things related to business to government (B2G) events in: “Events! Nothing but Events!” The […]

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Veteran-Owned Small Business Certification

Thanks to the Veterans Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development Act of 1999, Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (VOSBs) are eligible to receive no less than 3% of the total annual value of all government prime and subcontract awards. Not long after that, the Veterans Benefits Act of 2003 established a procurement program for Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business […]

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Anne Rung’s 3 Ways to Simplify Federal Procurement

When Anne Rung, the administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP), asked people what one word describes the current state of federal contracting, the most common response was “complex.” While it’s definitely difficult to navigate and find contracting opportunities, federal contracting is partly complex due to: The Size – Federal contracting involves spending […]

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Certified Payroll: The Davis-Bacon Act and Federal Contracting

What is the Davis-Bacon Act (DBA) The Davis–Bacon Act (DBA) is a United States federal law that requires the payment of prevailing wage rates to contractors and subcontractors performing work on all public work projects and government projects, including construction, alteration, repair, painting, and decorating, that exceed $2,000. This applies to all Federal Government construction […]

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