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Will Trump/Congress Avoid Another CR and Shutdown?

President Donald Trump is unlikely to support another short-term continuing resolution (CR) to maintain funding for those agencies whose fiscal year (FY) 2019 appropriations haven’t been finalized, according to a source familiar with the White House’s thinking. Removing the option of a stopgap measure from the negotiating table …… » Read more


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Senate Approves Gov’t Property Management Bill, Measure Allowing VOSBs to Acquire Surplus Property

The Senate has passed a pair of bipartisan measures that would direct federal agencies to assess their property inventories more regularly and allow veteran-owned small businesses (VOSBs) to acquire surplus federal property. Read more>> … » Read more

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Patience is a (Leadership) Virtue

You’ve almost certainly heard the proverb, “patience is a virtue,” but did you know it especially applies to leadership? As a leader, having patience shows you can manage any situation and even accept failure without losing your cool. Especially with the business expectation to do more with less, patience is key to …… » Read more

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VAO News in a Flash

Catch up on acquisition news in less than 2 minutes! Be “in the know” the next time you are chatting with your peers and leadership in the hallways.   Listen now to VAO News in a Flash: December 10-14, 2018 We all get busy and sometimes, despite our best intentions, we struggle to keep up with all the …… » Read more

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