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SBA Eyes Changes to Small Business Teaming, Subcontracting Rules

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The Small Business Administration has proposed to amend joint venture requirements and subcontracting limit calculations for federal contract work, Federal News Radio reported Monday. Jason Miller writes the agency issued the proposal to implement small business contracting provisions found in the National Defense Authorization Act of 2013. SBA wants to …

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Rick Holgate: FITARA Would Prompt IT Governance Adjustment at Component Agencies

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A measure in the recently-passed 2015 National Defense Authorization Act would trigger changes in the oversight of information technology spending at federal agencies and their components, Federal Times reported Thursday. Aaron Boyd writes the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act is meant to give chief information officers more authority over …

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Senate Passes $560B 2015 Defense Authorization Bill

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The Senate has voted to pass the $559.2 billion negotiated version of the defense authorization bill for fiscal year 2015, appropriating $495.5 billion for Defense Department base funds and $63.7 billion in war funds, Defense News reported Friday. John Bennett writes that the bill, if signed by President Barack Obama, will …

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Report: US Appropriation Leaders Agree on $1T Spending Package

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Senate and House appropriators have finalized the details of a 1,603-page $1.01 trillion spending bill that would fund government operations during the 2015 fiscal year, the Washington Post reported Tuesday. Ed O’Keefe writes the budget deal allocates $521 billion for defense activities and $492 billion for non-military discretionary programs. “There’s …

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Report: House Approves $577B Defense Budget for Fiscal 2015

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House members voted 300-119 Thursday to pass a $577.1 billion spending bill to fund U.S. defense programs in fiscal year 2015, Bloomberg reported Thursday. Roxana Tiron writes the bill covers $495.9 billion in base Defense Department funds, $63.7 billion for combat operations and $17.5 billion to fund national security missions at …

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Lawmakers Propose Federal IT Reform With 2015 Defense Authorization Bill

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U.S. lawmakers have included a new proposed bill in the National Defense Authorization Act for 2015 that will give agency chief information officers greater authority over spending and contracting, Federal Times reported Wednesday. Aaron Boyd writes that the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act would enable CIOs to make decisions on IT-related …

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