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RER Solutions Awarded $300M SBA Contract for COVID-19 Loan Recommendation Services

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RER Solutions has secured a $300 million contract to help the Small Business Administration to determine small business loan recipients during the COVID-19 pandemic, Bloomberg Government reported Wednesday. The CARES Act federal stimulus package includes $349 billion in loans for smaller companies impacted by the coronavirus crisis and its economic effects.

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Ellen Lord: Defense Industrial Base Workforce Should Continue Working as Part of Critical Infrastructure

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The Department of Defense on Friday released two memos to address key concerns identified by defense trade groups during the four daily update calls on the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic led by Jennifer Santos, deputy assistant secretary of defense for industrial policy. Ellen Lord, defense undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, on Friday issued a memo saying the defense industrial base is considered as a critical infrastructure sector by the Department of Homeland Security and that its workforce should maintain normal work schedules to meet national security requirements.

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GSA Releases List of Top 89 Phase 2 Offerors on OASIS Small Business Pool 1

The General Services Administration has issued the list of the final 62 awardees and 27 apparent successful vendors for Phase 2 of the first pool of the One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services – Small Business contract vehicle. A notice published Thursday says the Phase 2 rolling awards were made under the on-ramp solicitation GSA released in April 2019 for OASIS SB pools 1, 3 and 4.

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GSA Announces Top 40 Phase 1 Offerors on OASIS Small Business Pool 1

The General Services Administration issued Friday the list of 40 Phase 1 awardees and apparent successful vendors for the first pool of the One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services – Small Business contract vehicle. GSA said in a notice published Friday the Phase 1 rolling awards were made under the on-ramp solicitation the agency issued in April for OASIS SB pools 1, 3 and 4.

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Alan Chvotkin of Professional Services Council: Even Third Time Not the Charm – GPO Buy for VA Upheld

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 …

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