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PSC’s Alan Chvotkin: Increased Micropurchase Threshold Streamlines Telework, Contracting Operations

Alan Chvotkin, executive vice president and counsel of the Professional Services Council and GovCon Expert, has said that the Trump administration’s decision to increase the micropurchase threshold is streamlining contracting procedures amid the coronavirus pandemic, FCW reported Wednesday.

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Michael Rigas Named OMB Acting Deputy Director for Management

Michael Rigas, the newly named acting director of the Office of Personnel Management, will assume additional responsibilities as interim deputy director for management at the Office of Management and Budget, Federal News Network reported Wednesday. He will succeed Margaret Weichert, who is set to join Accenture’s commercial practice.

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Census Bureau Wants ‘Economic Indicator’ Designation for Business Formation Statistics

The Census Bureau is seeking “economic indicator” status from the Office of Management and Budget for one of its experimental data products created using new data methods and sources to address gaps in the agency’s understanding of the U.S. economy, FedScoop reported Thursday.

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OMB Unveils Cyber Detail Program for Federal Employees; Suzette Kent Quoted

The Office of Management and Budget on Wednesday announced a cyber detail program that seeks to provide federal employees who have completed cyber training an opportunity to work on cyber projects at other agencies in order to gain practical experience, Fifth Domain reported Wednesday.

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