Tag Archives: OFPP

Who Will Take Dan Gordon’s Desk at The White House?

A key official in the government’s efforts to increase small business contracting is headed to the White House. As typical as such a move may sound, it may also foreshadow the news of who replaces Dan Gordon, outgoing administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy. Joseph Jordan, the Small …

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SBA and OFPP to Collaborate on Small Biz Data

The Office of Federal Procurement Policy and the Small Business Administration will team up on small business contract data, the White House announced in a memo. Both agencies will begin integrating two processes, which include the SBA sending agencies reports on anomalies related to small business contracting awards and the …

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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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Senate, White House Disagree on Work Contractors Can, Cannot Do

Guidance issued in October from the Office of Federal Procurement Policy was intended to clarify and outline “inherently governmental” work set aside for federal employees. A Senate appropriations bill contains a provision that would put that policy into law, according to a report from Federal Computer Week. Contractors would not …

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OFPP Admin Dan Gordon Stepping Down, Will Join GWU Law School

Office of Federal Procurement Policy Administrator Dan Gordon will step down from the post he’s held since September 2009 to take up a position at the George Washington University Law School, the White House announced Tuesday. Gordon will become associate dean for government contracts law at GWU’s law school. Office …

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OFPP Admin, VA Acquisition Exec Win Greater Washington GovCon Public Sector Awards

Two public officials were honored Tuesday night for their contributions to the government contracting sector at the Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards, presented by the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce, the Professional Services Council and Washington Technology. Dan Gordon, administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, and Michelle Foster, …

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WH Orders Agencies to Review Existing Contracts Before Asking for New Ones

The White House has ordered procurement executives at federal agencies to prepare analyses to ensure they are not duplicating an existing contract before releasing a solicitation. The Office of Federal Procurement Policy released guidance Thursday, saying agencies must begin developing business cases for establishing or renewing government-wide contracts, multiagency contracts …

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OFPP Clarifies ‘Inherently Governmental’ Function Rules

One year after issuing initial guidance to federal agencies on jobs set aside for federal workers, the Office of Federal Procurement Policy has finalized its guidelines on work that must be done by federal workers. OFPP issued its final guidance, effective Oct. 12. in Monday’s Federal Register. The new guidelines …

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