I’ve previously written about a procurement for suicide prevention locks and associated printing services that was undertaken for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) by the Government Publishing Office (GPO). A veteran-owned small business challenged the VA and the GPO procurement at the Government Accountability Office (GAO), at the Court …Read More »
Alan Chvotkin of Professional Services Council: GPO Buy of Anti-Suicide Gun Locks for VA – An Update
My September 12, 2019 column, raised questions about a protest at the GAO of the VA’s planned use of the Government Publishing Office (formerly the Government Printing Office) to acquire anti-suicide gun locks and printing instructions. That case addressed the applicability of the VA’s specific statute to give priority to …Read More »
Alan Chvotkin of Professional Services Council: Did the VA Miss the Forest While Looking Only at the Trees In Buying Suicide Prevention Gun Locks?
Every once in a while, a GAO bid protest decision is issued that catches my attention for reasons having nothing to do with the underlying legal issue being decided.Read More »
R.R. Donnelley & Sons (NYSE: RRD) has won a potential $114.5M contract from the Government Publishing Office to produce printing materials and provide mailing services for Census Bureau‘s population survey in 2020. The company will manufacture envelopes, letters, inserts, postscards and questionnaires designed to help people respond to the next decennial count, GPO said Tuesday. In …Read More »
TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 16, 2016 — Amazon Web Services (Nasdaq: AMZN) will provide cloud services to facilitate the migration of the Government Publishing Office‘s Integrated Library System Web portals to the cloud, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. GPO said Thursday AWS’ cloud infrastructure will host GPO’s public-facing websites in compliance with the administration’s …Read More »