Acquisition & Procurement

OFPP Admin Joe Jordan Highlights Communication, Acquisition Workforce As Priorities

Joe Jordan, administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, recently shared three of his top contracting priorities during a breakfast with the contracting community last Thursday, GovExec reports. Buying smarter, building relationships with government suppliers and strengthening the acquisition workforce were his principal focuses, Charles S. Clark reported. Jordan …

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GSA Cutting Typewriter, Trophy Contracts

The General Services Administration is taking a new step in modifying its multiple award schedules by eliminating 8,000 contracts, the agency announced Thursday. GSA will no longer award contracts typewriters, photographic equipment, trophies and commemorative or promotional items. Each of those contracts costs $3,000 per year to administer and GSA …

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Full Senate Approves Joseph Jordan To Head OFPP

The full U.S. Senate approved the White House’s nomination of Joseph Jordan to serve as administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement policy, the Federal Times reports. The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee previously approved Jordan’s nomination to replace Dan Gordon on May 17. Jordan currently serves as senior adviser on procurement issues …

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Senate Panel OKs Joseph Jordan To Head OFPP

In a unanimous vote Wednesday, the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee unanimously approved President Obama’s nominee to head the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, GovExec reports. Joseph Jordan, currently an adviser in the Office of Management and Budget, was nominated in February to succeed Dan Gordon, who took …

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