Contracting

GSA Moves Closer to Ending Reliance on DUNS Numbers in Contracting

The controversial, proprietary system used to identify companies in federal procurements could be rebid in 2018.

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F-35 General: Boeing Heard Nothing ‘Unreleasable’ in F-35 Call With Trump

The discussions that we had were all pre-decisional,” Lt. Gen. Bogdan tells lawmakers.

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90-Day Federal Hiring Freeze Would Impact 19K Jobs, Consultant Estimates

Deltek VP "pretty bullish" on contracting under Trump given new defense spending.

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An Old Contracting Approach Could Be Just What the New Administration Needs

To tackle new projects without new money, share-in-savings contracts offer a viable option.

The Trump International Hotel in Washington D.C.

There’s a Simple Legal Reason Trump is Probably Going to Get Away With His Conflicts of Interest

For Donald Trump, the emoluments issue is a good reason to tread carefully in court, but an even better reason to stay in the good graces of Congress.

The Trump International Hotel at 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, in Washington.

Trump Signs Washington Hotel Over to His Son

The move aims to put to rest criticism about the president’s conflicts of interest, but critics aren’t persuaded.

GSA Seeks Proposals for Huge Governmentwide Charge Card Contract

The estimate total value for the multiple-award SP3 contract is $700 billion, according to the RFP.

Contractors Applaud House Vote to Kill Obama Fair Pay, Safe Workplace Rule

They cite "burdensome" paperwork and "blacklisting" of firms with past labor law violations.

The Air Force’s T-X program aims to replace the aging T-38 Talon training jet. Here, a pair of two-seat T-38s sits at Base Operations at Minot Air Force Base, N.D.

Northrop Scratch-Built a Jet to Bid on an Air Force Contract. Now It’s Dropping Out.

The decision leaves three, or maybe four, potential bidders on the 350-plane T-X program.

The Grant Memorial at the U.S. Capitol.

House and Senate Prepare to Undo Obama Contractor Rule

“Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces” rule called “blacklisting.”

Trump Says He Fixed F-35 Program in Two Months

The president says the project is “now in good shape,” but pledges to continue considering Super Hornet bids from Boeing.

Nextgov

Top Federal IT Contracts to Watch for in 2017

This year will offer more contracting opportunities valued at far less than the number of contracts that went out to bid in 2016.

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