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Veterans may get more contracting opportunities

A recent U.S. Supreme Court decision may provide more government contracting opportunities for service-disabled and other veterans. The decision broadened the effect of a Congressional mandate about contracting with veterans.

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Proposed changes to bid-protest regulations

Responding to a Congressional mandate, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) has proposed rules to change bid-protest procedures.

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Bid protest sustained for poor documentation of decision

In baseball terminology, the protester in this case had a triple play. The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recommended—

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Careful adherence to deadline critical to success of bid protest

Once again, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) has affirmed a fundamental principle for successful bid protesting: Pay attention to and comply with the deadlines required by the process.

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Final rule issued governing supply-chain risk in government procurement

On October 30, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) issued a final rule governing supply-chain risk and government procurement. This final rule replaces the interim rule issued on November 28, 2013.

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