House Advances Bill to Curb Contract ‘Bundling’ that Favors Large Companies

Lawmakers cite the need for more accurate data on small business awards.

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House Defense Acquisition Reform Plan Seen as Step in the Right Direction

Armed Services chairman would streamline “broken” system to boost workforce, regain tech edge.

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Huddle’s ‘Collaborative’ Cloud Offering Latest to Get FedRAMP Seal of Approval


The company's secure cloud collaboration service is the latest offering to meet FedRAMP security standards.

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The F-35 Program Boss's To-Do List

Program manager Bogdan says there are still kinks with software, cracks in aircraft and the plane’s logistics system as the Marine Corps prepare to declare the jet battle ready.

14 Cost-Cutting Strategies That Feed Big Spending at Defense

Budgeting myths are hurting innovation and efficiency.

Rep. Mac Thornberry, Chairman of the U.S. House Armed Services Committee provides opening remarks before the start of the House Armed Services Committee Hearing last week.

New House Armed Services Chairman Flexes Muscles for Pentagon Buyers

House Armed Services Chairman Mac Thornberry flexes his new muscles in attempt to give Pentagon program managers breathing room

House Freedom Caucus Chairman Jim Jordan plans to back the budget with extra defense money.

Welcome to the House GOP's Budget Improv

After repeatedly changing strategy, Republican leaders finally appear to have a plan for passage.

Former OFPP Administrator Joe Jordan heads FedBid, the dominant provider of reverse auction services. The company supports a measure requiring more training and clarity around the use of the tool.

Reverse Auctions Once Again in Lawmakers' Crosshairs

House Small Business subcommittee presses bill to restrict tool that could promote a “race to the bottom

Agencies Could Do More to Convert Properties to Aid Homeless

Defense Department and HUD fail to adequately track parcels, GAO finds.

Boeing has received  $64 billion in federal loans and loan guarantees since 2000, nonprofit says.

Nearly Half of the Largest Federal Contractors Are Also Receiving Federal Grants and Loans

Nonprofit’s “corporate welfare” study names Boeing as top “double dipper.”


DISA Drops $1.6B Contract after Controversy

The cancellation comes as several companies protested the award in February.

Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., asked CBO to look into the size of the shadow workforce.

Even CBO Is Stumped on the Size of the Contractor Workforce

Federal agencies spent $500 billion procuring products and services in 2012.

When Government Competes Against the Private Sector, Everybody Wins

If civil servants are pitted against businesses they become more innovative, and secure most of the contracts put out for bid.