House Talks DoD Subcontracting

May 23, 2018

Last week, the House Small Business Subcommittee on Contracting and Workforce held a hearing on the failure of the Department of Defense (DoD) to implement statutory  requirements relating to small business and subcontracting plans.

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Bill Ups Biz Competition with Feds

March 15, 2018

A House committee is set to mark-up the Freedom from Government Competition Act which would require federal agencies to rely on the private sector when providing goods and services that are readily available.

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NIST Rules for Federal Contractors

January 31, 2018

Beginning in, 2018, federal contractors must meet minimum security standards or risk losing their contracts, based on a 2015 DoD rule requiring adherence to security requirements specified by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

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NDAA Moves to Conferees

October 11, 2017

House and Senate Conferees are expected to begin work in the coming weeks hammering out a compromise on NDAA bills which include small businesses contracting improvements.

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House Passes FY 2018 NDAA

July 18, 2017

On Friday, the House passed the FY2018 National Defense Authorization Act which includes many positive small-business contracting reforms championed by the House Small Business Committee.

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NSBA Honors Small Biz Owners

June 19, 2017

Today, NSBA honored David Ickert of Air Tractor, Inc., and four other exceptional small-business owners as the winner and finalists for the 2017 Lewis Shattuck Small Business Advocate of the Year Award.

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Look-Ahead to NSBA Lobbying Days

June 15, 2017

Next week, small-business leaders from across the country will convene in Washington, D.C. for NSBA’s 2017 Washington Presentation to receive briefings and lobby lawmakers.

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