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Report: DoD Cut FY 2014 Contract Spending by 8%

Figures released by the Federal Procurement Data System show that the Defense Department‘s overall spending dropped 8 percent last fiscal year to $284.9 billion, Federal Times reported Thursday. Andy Medici writes a Federal Times analysis of FPDS data found that although many non-defense government agencies increased their spending on contracts …

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Senate Confirms Anne Rung as OFPP Administrator

Anne Rung was approved by the Senate on a voice vote Thursday to lead the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Jason Miller writes Rung has served as an Office of Management and Budget senior adviser since late May and was nominated to the OFPP administrator …

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Darrell Issa Proposing IT Reform Bill Within 3 Weeks

House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) will introduce new information technology reform legislation within the next three weeks, Information Week reports. J. Nicholas Hoover writes Issa and Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) floated a draft version of the Federal Information Technology Reform Act in September 2012. FITARA intends to give agency …

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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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OFPP Nominee Joseph Jordan Visits Lawmakers For Confirmation Hearing

The White House nominated Joseph Jordan to replace Dan Gordon as Office of Federal Procurement Policy administrator in February. Now Jordan awaits congressional approval to take Gordon’s place as the acquisition head, Federal News Radio reports. Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine), ranking member of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, …

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Obama Nominates Joseph Jordan OFPP Director

President Obama has nominated Joseph Jordan director of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, according to a White House announcement. Upon congressional approval, Jordan will succeed Dan Gordon, who took up a teaching position at George Washington University‘s law school. Jordan currently serves as a senior adviser to acting OMB …

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Strategic Sourcing: GSA’s Path of Choice

Although the federal government will increase the importance of price when awarding contracts for goods and services in an upcoming era of tightened budgets, the government’s lead agency for acquiring resources sees this new era as a “sweet spot” for it to get agencies good value for their purchases according …

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Dan Gordon: Acquisition Workforce Needs More People, Training

In a Dec. 19 speech, Federal Chief Information Officer Steven VanRoekel contended that implementing across-the-board standards for the federal government’s procurement of cloud computing services could improve communications between the government and private sector. ExecutiveGov broke down the hour-long speech, here. Dan Gordon, who has served as administrator of the Office of Federal …

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