Home / Tag Archives: General Services Administration

Tag Archives: General Services Administration

Congress Authorizes $136M for GSA’s 2 Federal Courthouse Projects in Georgia and Mississippi


Congress has granted final authorization to the General Services Administration to spend nearly $136 million for the construction of two federal courthouses in Savannah, Georgia and Greenville, Mississippi. GSA said Thursday the two projects have been included as priorities for the federal judiciary as part of the fiscal year 2016 omnibus spending bill. …

Read More »

GSA Names 3 Potential Sites for Future Labor Dept HQ


The General Services Administration has identified three potential locations for the Labor Department‘s future headquarters as a result of site evaluations. GSA said Tuesday the Washington, D.C.-based sites include NOMA at the intersection of North Capitol Street and New York Avenue; Capitol Riverfront at the intersection of M Street and South Capitol Street; and …

Read More »

DoD, NASA, GSA Propose Rule to Facilitate Govt-Industry Communication During Acquisition Process

acquisition policy

The Defense Department, NASA and the General Services Administration have proposed a rule that seeks to encourage and facilitate communication between government procurement officials and industry during the acquisition process. The three agencies said in a Federal Register notice posted Tuesday the proposed regulation would amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation in order to enforce a provision of …

Read More »

GSA Issues Vulnerability Disclosure Rule for Technology Transformation Service-Run Systems


The General Services Administration’s technology transformation service organization has released a new policy that seeks to help security researchers report cyber vulnerabilities in TTS-run systems. TTS issued the vulnerability disclosure policy in an effort to assure security researchers that GSA will not initiate legal action under the Computer Fraud and …

Read More »

Tom Sharpe Offers Updates on GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service Programs for FY 2016


The General Services Administration has provided updates on programs that the Federal Acquisition Service has launched during fiscal year 2016. Tom Sharpe, FAS commissioner at GSA, wrote in a blog post published Nov. 7 that the agency’s Acquisition Gateway, a platform that seeks to support category management, has reached 10,000 users in FY 2016. …

Read More »

Tom Sharpe: GSA Seeks to Update Multiple Award Schedules Program Through Transactional Data Reporting Rule

Tom Sharpe

The General Services Administration has published a final rule that would require federal contractors to report transactional acquisition data as well as eliminate price reduction clause and commercial sales practices disclosure requirements for contractors. Tom Sharpe, commissioner of the Federal Acquisition Service at GSA, wrote in a blog post published Tuesday, the …

Read More »

GSA to Unveil Cloud-Based Contract Writing Platform Via Common Acquisition Platform Initiative

digital government

The General Services Administration plans to launch a cloud-based platform designed to help federal agencies facilitate the contract writing process and integrate with federal financial shared service providers as part of the Common Acquisition Platform program. GSA said Tuesday it expects to roll out the CAP Contract Writing System-as-a-Service application by the …

Read More »