October 18, 2017

Update on National Defense Authorization Act

This bill has been introduced by Mac Thornberry (Republican, Representative for Texas’s 13th congressional district) on Jun. 7, 2017 and passed in the House and the Senate. H.R. 2810 authorizes and prioritizes funding for the Department of Defense (DoD) and military activities and construction, and prescribes military personnel strengths for Fiscal Year 2018. The bill authorizes $613.8 billion in base funding, …

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October 18, 2017

Small Business Administration and the RISE Act

From PilieroMazza: “The RISE Act allows SBA to give agencies double credit for contracting goaling purposes!” Small Business Administration Bulletin, October 13, 2017. Retrieved from govdelivery.com In an October 13, 2017 bulletin, the Small Business Administration reminded the HUBZone community that, during the period of a presidentially declared major disaster, procuring agencies can provide contracting preferences for the small businesses located in the affected areas. The …

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October 18, 2017

Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contract Program NAICS Code Updates

From PilieroMazza: The U.S. Small Business Administration (“SBA”) has updated the North American Industry Classification System (“NAICS”) codes authorized for use in the Women-Owned Small Business (“WOSB”) Federal Contract Program (“WOSB Program”). The update is being made to reflect the U.S. Office of Management and Budget’s NAICS revision for 2017, identified as NAICS 2017. NAICS 2017 created 21 new industries …

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October 16, 2017

Update on National Defense Authorization Act

In steps towards resolving the differences in the National Defense Authorization Act this month, Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee, Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX) and Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA), named the following members of the House Armed Services Committee to serve on the House-Senate Conference committee: •    Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Chairman of the House …

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October 13, 2017

Join Us in Celebrating National Women’s Small Business Month

October is National Women’s Small Business Month and we couldn’t be more delighted to celebrate at Walker’s Legacy and the Walker’s Legacy Foundation At Walker’s Legacy, we are on a mission to build the largest platform for professional and entrepreneurial women. We exist to inspire, equip, and engage through thought-provoking content, educational programming and a global community. This month represents a …

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October 13, 2017

Jennifer Schaus & Associates-Upcoming Webinars and Events

MONDAY, OCTOBER 23 – SIGNATURE EVENT GOVERNMENT CONTRACTORS NEW (Fiscal) YEAR SOIREE TIME: 5.30pm – 7.30pm WHO: JS & ASSOC WHAT: Networking, Exhibitors WHERE: KC Café, The John F Kennedy Center, Terrace Level SPONSORSHIP AVAIL: YES REGISTER: https://govconkencen102317.eventbrite.com/ UPCOMING WEBINARS: ***** WEEK 10 – FINAL WEEK OF THE WEBINAR SERIES ***** WED, OCT 4 – GSA Schedule – The TECHNICAL …

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September 28, 2017

Successful MTA Small Business Reception

The Mid-Tier Advocacy (MTA) Small Business Reception event was a great success. MTA received notes and remarks from attendees who were pleased with the amount of information that was shared at the event. The primary goal was to increase understanding of the functioning of Federal Agencies, improve outcomes for unique business development needs, and introduce and provide the network that …

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September 22, 2017

Government and Business Transparency

Recently, government agencies and programs have begun to realize that transparency would benefit their respective missions. The American public are more likely to support these agencies and programs if their agendas were more straight forward. In order to achieve this transparency, government agencies have recruited the help of many different businesses to craft clear-cut strategies looking toward the future. These …

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