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Protest of Pentagon’s JEDI Cloud Contract Award Decision Likely to Continue Into 2021

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The Department of Defense reaffirmed its decision to award the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud computing contract to Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) in early September but a joint status report issued by the Court of Federal Claims Tuesday reveals several scenarios that could extend the JEDI contract protest into 2021, the Washington Business Journal reported Wednesday.

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly Roundup: Wash100 Vote Ends June 1st, Vote By Sunday Night Deadline; ArchIntel Releases OSINT White Paper; White House Supply Chain Lead John Polowczyk to Keynote for POC’s Supply Chain Resilience and COVID-19 Event; PAE, Leidos, Perspecta Secure Major Contracts; Executive Spotlight with David Zolet; GovCon Expert Adds Bill

Wash100 Popular Vote to Close on June 1st! Cast Your 10 Votes By Sunday’s Midnight Deadline! After record setting participation from the government contracting (GovCon) community, this year’s Wash100 Popular Vote will come to an end on June 1st. That means you have until midnight on Sunday night to cast your votes …

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House OKs Potential $484B Emergency Relief Package

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The House on Thursday passed a potential $484B emergency relief package that would provide additional funds for small businesses and expand COVID-19 testing efforts amid the coronavirus pandemic, The Hill reported Thursday. The measure brings the country’s total coronavirus pandemic response dollars to approximately $2.8T and includes $310B in additional funds for the Paycheck Protection Program, $75B for hospitals and $25B for COVID-19 testing.

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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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Federal Judge Discloses Opinion on Amazon’s Key Argument in DoD JEDI Cloud Contract Challenge

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A federal judge said in court documents unsealed Friday that Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) is likely to succeed on one of its main arguments in its protest to the Department of Defense’s decision to award Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) the potential 10-year, $10B Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud computing contract, Reuters reported Sunday.

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