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Tom Davis: GOP-Run Congress Could Mean New GovCon Opportunities

Tom Davis, a former congressman of Virginia, predicts a Republican-controlled Congress may push for new measures that could help government contracting firms, GovExec reported Friday. Charles Clark writes Davis and several industry analysts provided their post-election analyses during a Professional Services Council-sponsored panel discussion Friday. Davis said Republicans appear to …

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DoD-GSA Report Recommends Cybersecurity Controls in Contractor Operations

A joint study from the Defense Department and General Services Administration recommends implementing cybersecurity requirements in processes and services of government contractors, Fierce Government IT reported Monday. David Perera writes the “Improving Cybersecurity and Resilience through Acquisition” report proposes security controls to be integrated into a company’s operations and contracted …

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DC, Minnesota Officials Share Health Exchange Prep Strategies

Government contractors and employees worked together under a tight deadline in an effort to get health insurance marketplaces online, Nextgov reported Friday. Joseph Marks writes HIX teams in Washington, D.C. and Minnesota conducted a series of load and stress tests, performed system updates and gathered input from consumers before they …

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OFPP Admin Says Fed Contractor Work Bill Promotes Insourcing

A recent bill that would limit contractors’ from completing work that is considered an inherently governmental job “sweeps away sensible and thoughtful,” Office of Federal Procurement Policy Administrator Dan Gordon said to Federal Computer Week. The bill that Gordon, senators and White House officials seem to be disagreeing on is …

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