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The federal government has exhibited an increased use of the “lowest priced technically acceptable” (or LPTA) approach for awarding complex contracts.  Earlier this month, the Under Secretary of Defense for
Continue Reading Under Secretary of Defense Frank Kendall Issues Memorandum on Use of Lowest Priced Technically Acceptable Source Selection

The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit recently issued an important decision – K-Con Building Systems, Inc. v. United States, Case No. 2014-5062 – that highlights
Continue Reading Recent Federal Circuit Decision Highlights Important Takeways for Contractors

Just this week, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (“GAO”) released the GAO Bid Protest Annual Report to Congress for Fiscal Year 2014.

Bid Protest Statistics for Fiscal Year 2014
Continue Reading GAO Releases Bid Protest Statistics for Fiscal Year 2014, Revealing New Trends & Discussing Effect of the Government Shutdown

Earlier this year, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (the “Corps”) expressed an interest in utilizing public-private partnerships for improving the nation’s water infrastructure.  This would be a new means
Continue Reading The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Explores the Use of P3s on Water Infrastructure Projects

Recently, we discussed the federal government’s success in meeting the small business prime contracting goal in FY 2013.  Unfortunately, federal contractors did not have as much success when it
Continue Reading Federal Government Falls Just Short of Small Business Subcontracting Goal for FY 2013

The U.S. Small Business Administration (“SBA”), as well as each federal agency, establishes goals every year to promote small business participation in federal government contracting.

For the first time since
Continue Reading Federal Government Meets Small Business Contracting Goal for the First Time since 2005