The VA official who halted reverse auctions becomes the focal point of the debate.
A Senate panel has provided a list of targets for future investigations into GSA's operations, and requested updates on the IG office's progress.
Agency expects to obligate more than half of its annual contracting budget in the final third of the current fiscal year.
Defense bill would mandate action against contractors in some situations, rather than allowing agencies to decide case by case.
Congress rejected DOD's proposed changes to FAR language, but changes to commercial of-a-type acquisition aren't completely off the table yet.
The federal budget crunch could crush small businesses without more agency support, warns columnist Jaime Gracia.
Sen. Susan Collins is concerend about OFPP nominee's stance on a hypothetical order requiring companies to disclose political contributions in bids.
Joe Jordan, nominated to lead the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, could get Senate governmental affairs committee approval next week.
DOD lacks a culture geared toward fostering small business participation, lawmakers believe, but a new bill would attempt to change that.
Officials emphasized feedback early in the acquisition process and taking advantage of industry days as agencies maximize scarces resources.
The forum is expected to address workforce issues, IT issues, including the data center shutdown proposal, contracting awards based on price, all of which are affect agencies' operations.
Audit finds GSA's assisted acquisition service center, FEDSIM, without complete files on high-risk contracts.