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Section 889 Deadline Addresses Chinese Threats to Federal Customers and Contractors

Section 889 Deadline Addresses Chinese Threats to Federal Customers and Contractors By Gloria Larkin   As of August 13, 2020, every federal contractor, whether a one-person operation, or a multi-billion dollar corporation must certify that they and their extended supply chains, do not use, contain, install or sell covered telecommunication and video security equipment or... Read More

Maryland Companies Receive Over $1.3 Billion in COVID-Specific Federal Contracts

The federal government has created a national reporting system housed within the Federal Procurement Data System (FPDS) to maintain transparency for COVID-19-specific spending. The most recent report states that $17.3 billion in contracts have been awarded to companies worldwide since March 13, 2020. Of those contracts, Maryland-based companies received over $1.3 billion in COVID-19-specific awards.... Read More

CPARS and How They Impact Your Bid 

“The greatest predictor of the future is the past.”     While the original source of this pithy observation is unknown, it remains true, most especially in government contracting. A company’s past performance rating may be the single greatest determining factor in the next bid’s win or loss.  The Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System (CPARS) is one of the most critical, and... Read More