Tag Archives: OFPP

GSA Plucks New Chief Acquisition Officer from OFPP

The General Services Administration, the federal agency tasked with managing government buildings and properties, announced Thursday it has named Office of Federal Procurement Policy analyst Mindy Connolly GSA’s new chief procurement officer. GSA Administrator Martha Johnson announced the new hire in a Thursday staff memo, Government Executive reports. Connolly, a …

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Inherently Governmental: Insourcing the Acquisition Process

According to a new draft policy letter published by OMB last Thursday, the Office of Federal Procurement Policy will expand its definition of “inherently governmental” soon.  The OFPP will now use the definition from the Federal Activities Inventory Reform Act (FAIR Act) of 1998, replacing the definition from Subpart 7.5 …

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OMB’s OFPP Issues “Inherently Governmental” Definition

The proposed policy memo on “inherently governmental” is live. The Office of Management and Budget’s Office of Federal Procurement Policy issued a memo yesterday detailing the definition. The memo provides a definition of inherently governmental to “help agencies identify when other functions (or portions of functions) need to be performed …

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Lieberman Wants More Staff for E-Gov Office, OFPP

Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Chairman Joseph Lieberman (I-Conn.) wants to increase the size of the Office of Management and Budget’s Office of E-Government and the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, and he is asking the Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government for $6 million to do so. …

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