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FAS Commissioner Steve Kempf Taking Medical Leave

Steve Kempf, commissioner of the General Services Administration‘s Federal Acquisition Service, is taking a 60-day medical leave of absence, Federal News Radio reports. “I truly do not want to be leaving you at this important time. However, this is necessary if I am going to continue serving our country to …

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GSA Wants to Offer Employees Early Retirements, Buyouts

The General Services Administration has requested permission from the Office of Personnel Management to offer early retirements and buyouts to the GSA’s employees, according to Government Executive. The GSA will extend the offers to nearly five percent of its workforce if OPM grants the request. A GSA spokesperson said several …

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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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Steven Kempf to Head Federal Acquisition Service

Yesterday, January 7th, 2010, the General Services Administration announced that Steven Kempf is the new deputy commissioner of the Federal Acquisition Service. Kempf will replace Tyree Varnado, who is retiring after working in the federal service for 35 years. Kempf is an experienced veteran of the Federal Acquisition Service; he …

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