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Jerry McGinn, Daniel Kaniewski: New Administration Should Strengthen Law on Domestic Industrial Base Resources

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The incoming administration of President-elect Joe Biden should build on executive actions implemented under the Defense Production Act amid the coronavirus pandemic and expand DPA authorities to further support the country's industrial base, Jerry McGinn, executive director of George Mason University's Center for Government Contracting, wrote in a joint commentary with Marsh and McLennan managing director Daniel Kaniewski.

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GovCon Expert Jerry McGinn Discusses the Impact the Presidential Election Will Have on GovCon, National Security, Domestic Policy

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Jerry McGinn, executive director of the Center for Government Contracting at George Mason University’s School of Business and GovCon Expert for Executive Mosaic, recently shared his thoughts on the upcoming presidential election between Joe Biden and Donald Trump following the final debate last week and addressed the impact the election could have on the government contracting (GovCon) sector. 

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Jerry McGinn: Reshoring Critical US Industrial Capabilities Needs Little Help From Allies

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Jerry McGinn, executive director of the Center for Government Contracting at George Mason University’s School of Business and GovCon Expert for Executive Mosaic, wrote in a commentary published Tuesday on Defense News that the U.S. should reshore critical industrial capabilities by building domestic capacity and working with close partners and allies.

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GMU GovCon Center Hosts Webinar on COVID-19 Impact; GovCon Expert Jerry McGinn Comments

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George Mason University and industry executives discussed the implications of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic for both agencies and companies during a webinar hosted by GMU's Center for Government Contracting. "Panelists noted that businesses need to take an extremely proactive role in communicating and engaging with their government customers and that government agencies need to likewise recognize the centrality of the contract workforce for their respective missions," Jerry McGinn, the center's executive director, told GovCon Wire.

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GovCon Expert Jerry McGinn on CMMC Implementation, Accreditation Body

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Jerry McGinn, executive director of the Center for Government Contracting at George Mason University’s School of Business, has presented his key takeaways from a presentation by Katie Arrington, chief information security officer at the Department of Defense and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, about DoD’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification. McGinn noted that CMMC not only applies to DoD, but also to companies and individuals.

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Jerry McGinn: Defense Production Act Authorizes Gov’t to Prioritize Contracts

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Jerry McGinn, executive director of the Center for Government Contracting at George Mason University’s School of Business, wrote in an opinion piece posted Thursday on The Hill that the Defense Production Act invoked by President Donald Trump serves as an “important tool” as the country seeks to come up with short- and medium-term responses to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the defense industrial base.

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VIDEO: DoD’s McGinn on Industrial Base, Buy American, Int’l Cooperation, M&A Policy

John “Jerry” McGinn, PhD, acting deputy assistant secretary of defense for manufacturing and industrial base policy, discusses Buy American, international defense cooperation, technology strategy, merger and acquisition policy and more with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian. The interview was conducted on March 22, 2017, at the annual conference …

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GMU GovCon Center: Federal Gov’t Uses Rapid Contracting Approaches for COVID-19 Response

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A report by George Mason University’s Center for Government Contracting says federal agencies have been using rapid contracting procedures to speed up contract awards in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Agencies are using Federal Supply Schedules as one of the contract flexibilities under the Federal Acquisition Regulation. Government-wide contracts accounted for $527M of COVID-19-related contract obligations, while indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts represented $787M.

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George Mason University, Defense Acquisition University to Host Government Contracting Conference on Oct. 3rd; Featuring Wash100 Awardees Roger Krone, Hon. Ellen Lord

George Mason University School of Business’ Center for Government Contracting and Defense Acquisition University will be hosting the 2019 Government Contracting Conference for the first time on Oct. 3rd at the Washington Marriott Metro Center. Click here to register for the conference. 

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