The Coalition for Government Procurement is the single most effective voice for commercial service and product companies selling in the federal market. For more than 35 years, the Coalition has brought together public and private sector procurement leaders to work towards the mutual goal of common sense acquisition. Members have access to the latest federal compliance and policy information, which serves as the foundation of a successful government business.
On December 12, Emily Murphy was today sworn in as administrator of the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA). Administrator Murphy’s nomination received strong bipartisan support and she was confirmed unanimously by the U.S. Senate on December 5, 2017. U.S. Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney swore in Administrator Murphy.
On December 7, The Coalition for Government Procurement was honored to testify before the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs during a hearing on the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical/Surgical Prime Vendor (MSPV) program. The Veterans Health Administration and Government Accountability Office also testified. The written statement and a video are available here.
On November 9, The Coalition responsed to the Department of Veteran Affairs, Request for Information and Statement of Objectives (SOO) seeking information about the capability, capacity, and viability of US businesses that provide product supply chain end-to-end management. VA is considering options for the next iteration of its current Prime Vendor program for medical surgical supplies and equipment. The Coalition’s response is posted here.
Senate staffers invited industry to participate in a Roundtable meeting on October 4, 2017 to discuss the online marketplace proposal in Section 801 of the FY2018 NDAA. The Coalition for Government Procurement accepted the invitation and out of that meeting industry was asked to provide their thoughts on a pilot for the online marketplace proposal. The Coalition’s response is posted here.