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GSA Purchases Frederick County, VA Site for FBI Central Records Complex

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The U.S. General Services Administration has purchased 59 acres of land in Winchester and Frederick County, Virginia for $4.75 million to house the FBI‘s future Central Records Complex as the bureau seeks to comply with the National Archives‘ record storage requirements. GSA aims to help the FBI consolidate its records from 265 current locations and continue efforts …

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Phaedra Chrousos to Leave Tech Transformation Service Commissioner Post at GSA

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Phaedra Chrousos, commissioner of the General Services Administration‘s Technology Transformation Service organization, is due to leave her current role July 15. GSA Administrator Denise Turner Roth wrote in a blog entry posted Thursday that agency Chief Information Officer David Shive will take on Chrousos’ duties on an acting basis after she steps down until the agency finds a …

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FedRAMP Releases Cloud Security Requirements For High-Impact Unclassified Gov’t Data

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The General Services Administration‘s Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program team has unveiled a set of high baseline requirements for agencies to protect unclassified sensitive government data stored in cloud environments. FedRAMP said Friday three authorized cloud offerings from Amazon Web Services, CSRA and Microsoft meet the program’s high baseline requirements. The products are AWS’ GovCloud technology, CSRA’s ARC-P infrastructure-as-a-service platform …

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GSA Issues Final Transactional Data Reporting Rule; Tom Sharpe Comments

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The General Services Administration has released a final rule on its transactional data reporting process in an effort to help simplify the tracking and disclosure requirements for federal contractors. GSA said Wednesday the rule will be published on Thursday and is applicable across the agency’s contract vehicles for information related to government purchases of goods and …

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GSA Seeks to Collect Transactional Procurement Data Via Final Rule; Tom Sharpe, Anne Rung Comment

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The General Services Administration has finalized a rule that requires federal contractors to report transactional acquisition data and eliminate disclosure and tracking requirements for contractors. GSA will implement the Transactional Data Reporting rule in an effort to collect data on prices paid by agency clients, product description, standard part numbers and …

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GSA, Research Institute Partner to Explore Sustainable Landscapes for Gov’t Properties

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The General Services Administration has partnered with the Botanical Research Institute of Texas to study “high-performance landscapes” that can be applied on federal properties. Sylvia Hernandez, GSA regional administrator for the Greater Southwest region, wrote in a blog post published Tuesday the partnership aims to identify sustainable landscaping options for the agency’s government …

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Report: Virginia, Maryland Leaders Propose Infrastructure Investments for FBI HQ Relocation Project

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The governors of Maryland and Virginia have created separate proposals to invest in transportation and road improvement projects as they persuade the General Services Administration to pick their states as the location for the FBI’s future headquarters, The Washington Post reported Tuesday. Jonathan O’Connell writes the GSA is considering relocating the FBI …

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