Over 55% of the Department of Defense’s budget went for service spending in FY’14, with similar numbers expected for FY’15. Over $156 billion was spent on total service acquisitions, with Knowledge Based Services leading the way at $32.5 billion, or 21% of the total service Read more
One part of GSA’s proposed “Prices Paid” database plan is to eliminate the need for contractors to track their Schedule prices against a Basis of Award customer, one of two triggers of the Price Reductions Clause. GSA, and OMB, officials have been adamant that they are serious about Read more
The Department of Defense has 45 vacant senior level appointee positions heading into the last year of the current administration. The State Department has 51, according to numbers released last week on Govexec.com. Overall, approximately 25% of senior appointee positions Read more
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Congress passed a $1.1 trillion spending bill on its way out of town last week for the Christmas holiday. The bill, which funds all federal agencies for the remainder of FY 2016, contains something for everyone. Winners include the Departments of Energy and Veterans Affairs, as well as NASA. All three agencies received more than the President originally requested last Read more