Coalition Documents

Letters, Testimony & Regulatory Comments


Letter to GSA on “Highly Competitive” in MAS Solicitation (5/31/23)

Letter to GSA FAS Commissioner on Transactional Data Reporting (3/6/23)

Comments on Proposed Rule for Disclosure of GHG Emissions and Climate-Related Financial Risk (2/13/23)

Alliant 3 Draft RFP Comments Cover Letter (1/6/23)

Comments on Alliant 3 Draft RFP (1/6/23)


OASIS+ Comments Cover Letter (12/31/22)

Comments on OASIS+ Draft RFP (12/31/22)

Comments on Transactional Data Reporting (10/21/22)

Comments on GSA ANPR on Single-Use Plastics and Packaging (09/06/22)

Comments on CMMC Assessment Process (08/24/22)

IT Industry Input on the VA Supply Chain Assessment

GSA Commerical Platforms Initiative (CPI) RFI Comments

Letter on Acquisition Strategy for the Medical/Surgical Prime Vendor (MSPV) Program (3/11/22)

Critical Needs to Address Inflation on Contracts (02/09/22)

MSPV Letter to VA CAO Michael Parrish (01/24/22)

MSPV Transition Principles (01/24/22)

 Comments in Response to the “Minimizing the Risk of Climate Change in Federal Acquisitions” Advance Notice (01/13/22)


Comments on Buy American NPR (10/27/21)

Comments on Reducing Barriers of Entry for Small Businesses (10/25/21)

Cloud BPA RFI Comments (10/14/21)

DARS Sustainability Comments (9/7/21)

Letter to GSA on Services MAC (8/23/21)

Packaged Office Program Letter (8/10/21)

Temporary Suspension of Visits by Drug Representatives Policy Letter (8/4/21)

Procurement of Cloud Computing on a Consumption Basis Draft Acquisition Letter #2 (5/28/2021)

DoD Supply Chain EO Comments (04/28/21)

VA Supply Chain Modernization (04/06/21)

Coalition Feedback on BIC MAC RFI (3/17/21)

UFDUR Report Comments (3/17/21)

Reverse Auction Proposed Rule Comments (02/05/21)

Polaris Draft RFP Feedback (01/29/21)


CMMC Comments (12/4/2020)

Federal Acquisition Supply Chain Security Act Interim Rule Comments (11/2/2020)

Unpriced Schedule ANPR Comments (09/18/20)

Oral Statement before the House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee: Modernizing the VA Supply Chain (09/16/2020) 

Written Testimony before the House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee: Modernizing the VA Supply Chain (09/16/2020) 

Section 889 “Part B” Comments (9/11/2020)

Comments on Draft MAS Contractor Assessment Reference Guide (6/22/20)

Unpriced Schedules Letter – Final (6/12/20)

VA Supply Chain Testimony before the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs (6/09/2020)

VA Supply Chain Oral Statement before the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs (6/09/2020)

Coalition Comments on “Expediting Contract Closeout” Proposed Rule (6/09/20)

Coalition Feedback on 3610 Reimbursement (5/22/20)

Letter to GSA on E-Marketplace Response to E-Commerce Developments (5/22/20)

Coalition CIO SP4 Draft RFP Comments (5/15/20)

Letter to VA Inquiring about Amazon Business Portal (4/28/20)

Procurement of Cloud Computing on a Consumption Basis Draft Acquisition Letter (2/5/20)

Information Collection 3090-0235 Federal Supply Schedule Pricing Disclosures and Sales Reporting (1/27/20)


Comments on FSS Pricing Disclosures and Sales Reporting (10/30/19)

Questions on GSA Commerical Platform Initiative RFP (10/17/19)

FAR Case 2018-017 Interim Rule Comments (10/15/19)

Domestic Preferences Letter to USTR (9/26/19)

Antitrust Inquiry to DoJ (9/25/19)

Antitrust Inquiry to FTC (9/25/19)

Comments on GSA Bilateral Modification to Implement Section 889 (9/24/19)

Comments on Commercial Platform Initiative Draft RFP (8/1/19)

FSS Pricing Disclosure Information Collection (7/29/19)

Transactional Data Reporting Information Collection (7/29/19)

Questions on the MSPV 2.0 Supplier BPAs (7/18/19)

MAS Consolidation RFI 2 (7/17/19)

 MAS Consolidation RFI 1 (7/3/19)

Military Healthcare Fraud & Abuse Program Proposed Rule (7/1/19)

Best Practices for Establishing Commercial Agreements (6/3/19)

VA’s MSPV 2.0 Acquisition Strategy (5/2/19)

Questions on the VA’s MSPV 2.0 Solicitation (4/4/19)

Commercial Platform Initiative “Known Unknowns” (3/7/19)

Recommendations for Improving GSA Advantage (2/21/19)

Comments on the Removal of PSCs from DLA Contracts (2/19/19)

RFI MSPV 2.0 Distribution Draft SOW (2/1/19)


e-Commerce Portals RFI (12/20/18)

The Future of GSA Contract Writing Systems (12/10/18)

Recommendations to Streamline the VA FSS (11/27/2018)

“Unpriced” MACs Proposed Rule  (11/23/18)

Comments on 340B Implementation Date (11/20/18)

More Flexibility Needed for GSA to Deliver Cloud Services (10/23/18)

MSPV 2.0 Best Value Attributes (10/18/2018)

Use of Acquisition 360 ANPRM (9/21/18)

FedMall Enhancement Survey Final Report (8/29/18)

Commercial e-Commerce Portal Comments (7/20/18)

GSA Maintenance/Repair Facility Supplies Draft RFQ (7/9/18)

JEDI Draft Solicitation #2 Feedback (4/30/18)

Draft Acquisition Reform Legislation (4/25/18)

GAO Request for Input (4/12/18)

OLM Implementation Letter (4/5/18)

JEDI Draft Solicitation Feedback (3/21/18)

Request for Extension on JEDI Draft Solicitation Feedback (3/14/18)

VA E-Commerce RFI (3/2/18)

USA Contact Contract Vehicle Letter to GSA (2/28/18)

DPAP E-Commerce Letter (2/28/18)

Resale of Drugs through the FSS Program (2/27/18)

Comments to DHA TRICARE Regulations (1/24/18)

Procurement Through e-Commerce Portals (1/16/18)


Order Level Materials Proposed Rule Letter to OIRA (12/12/17)

MSPV Program: Testimony before the House Committee on Veterans Affairs (12/7/17)

DoD Cloud Contracting – RFI Response to Cloud Executive Steering Group (11/17/17)

MSPV Draft SOO Feedback (11/9/17)

e-Commerce Pilot Recommendations

Recommendations and Line-in/Line-out Changes for the Section 809 Panel (9/28/17)

Section 809 Panel Statement (9/28/17)

Federal IT Modernization Comments (9/20/17)

340B Drug Pricing Program Ceiling Price Comments (9/20/17)

Free Trade Agreements Comments(9/18/17)

Nomination of GSA Administrator Statement(9/1/17)

FAS Commissioner on Maximum Order Threshold Letter (9/1/17)

Status of Pending Rules Letter to GSA (8/31/17)

Section 809 Panel on Commercial Item Clauses Feedback (8/17/17)

FedMall Transition Letter (8/15/17)

RFI on Strategic Sourcing, JanSan Supplies Purchase Chanel Next Generation Response (8/14/17)

GSA’s Review of Existing Acquisition Regulations Comments(8/14/17)

MPSV NG Solicitations Comments (8/8/17)

Air Force Seating II Program RFI Letter (8/4/17)

VA’s Reorganization Feedback (8/2/17)

GSA’s Reorganization Feedback (6/29/17)

Joint Association Letter to the House Armed Services Committee on Defense Acquisition Streamlining and Transparency Act (6/13/17)

FAS Reorganization Statement (6/7/17)

VA Secretary on Late Payments for Surgical Implants Letter (6/6/17)

Draft PSS Streamlined Solicitation RFI Comments (5/31/17)

DOD Guidebook for Acquiring Commercial Items Comments (5/8/17) 

VA Secretary on Late Payments for Surgical Implants Letter (5/4/17) 

MRO Next Generation RFI Comments (5/3/17)

GSA Proposed Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) SIN Comments (5/1/17) 

Schedule 71 Maximum Order Threshold Comments (MOT) (4/21/17) 

340B Drug Pricing Program Ceiling Price and Manufacturer Civil Monetary Penalties Regulation Comments (4/19/17) 

Government-Industry Communications Proposed Rule Comments (3/2/17)

Set-Asides Under MACs proposed rule comments (2/6/17)

Schedule 75 RFI Comments (1/17/17)


DFARS Commercial Item Rule Comments (11/10/16)

OLM Proposed Rule Comments (11/8/16)

OMB draft Category Management Circular Comments (11/7/16)

Senator Hatch on Commercial IT Feedback (11/2/16)

340B Drug Pricing Program Administrative Dispute Resolution RIN 0906-AA90 (10/11/16)

Supporting Documents for Testimony Before the Section 809 Panel (9/21/16)

VA Multiple Award Schedule Quick Fixes

TDR Public Data Extract Comments (8/19/16)

GSA’s Proposed Rule for Strategic Sourcing Documentation Comments (8/19/16) 

Implementation of Transactional Data Reporting Pilot Letter  (8/10/16)

Supply Chain Risk Management Letter (8/3/16) 

GSA’s Proposed Rule: General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation (GSAR); Unenforceable Commercial Supplier Agreement Terms Comments (8/1/16)

SeaPort-e RFI Response (7/1/16)

GSA IT Schedule 70 Highly Adaptive Cybersecurity Services (HACS) SIN RFI Response (6/21/16)

FSS Pricing Disclosures #2 Comments (5/11/16)

GSA Cybersecurity Services RFI Response (4/20/16)

Draft Federal Source Code Policy Response (4/11/16)

Contractor Confidentiality Agreements Comments (3/22/16)

Subcontractor Payments Proposed Rule Comments (3/21/16)

Streamlining DoD Contracting Recommendations(3/4/16)

VA SAC MSPV Catalogue Comments (2/24/16)

Health IT SIN Comments (2/8/16)

Maximum Order Threshold Changes under Schedule Comments  71 (1/28/16)

OMB Software Licensing Draft Policy Comments (1/21/16)

FSS Pricing Disclosure Comments (1/19/16)


ENCORE III Letter to USD AT&L (12/4/15)

Alliant 2 Second Draft RFP Comments (12/1/15)

Comments on DFARS Case 2013-D034 Evaluating Fair and Reasonableness for Commercial Items (11/13/15)

Commercial Supplier Agreement Deviation Letter to GSA (9/30/15)

ENCORE III Letter to USD AT&L (10/15/15)

Alliant 2 Draft RFP Comments (9/18/15)

Cyber SIN Comments (9/11/15)

Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Comments (8/25/15) 

Coalition Response to ENCORE III Draft RFP (8/24/15)

Health IT SIN Comments (7/7/15)

Congressional Testimony on Transactional Data Reporting (6/25/15)

Schedule 71 MOT (6/11/15)

Section 508 Comments (5/28/15) 

Summary–Transactional Data Proposed Rule Comments (5/2/2015)

Full–Transactional Data Proposed Rule Comments (5/2/2015)

Class Deviation Commercial Supplier Agreement Comments (4/20/15) 

HCATS DRFP (4/15/15) 

Comments for the NS2020 Draft RFP Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) Acquisition (3/31/15) 

Evergreen Contracts Recommendations (3/24/15)

Coalition Letter on Commercial Item Contracting to OMB & GSA (3/24/15)

Coalition-ITAPS Joint Response to GSA Cloud Computing Services PMO RFI (3/13/15)

Transactional Data Proposed Rule_Summary (3/4/15) 

Comments in response to Human Capital and Training Solutions (HCaTS) RFI (1/27/2015)


Coalition Response Re: GSAR Case 2013-G502, Federal Supply Schedule Contracting (Administrative Changes) (11/21/14)

Coalition Response Re: UPC and MPN Reporting Requirements for GSA Schedule Holders (10/21/14) 

Coalition FSSI HR Services and Training Principles (9/30/14)

Coalition Response Subject: FAR Case 2013–002 Expanded Reporting of Nonconforming Items (9/10/14)

Coalition Response to GSA Proposal to Add Cloud SIN on IT Schedule 70 (8/21/14)

Coalition Response Re: RFI—GSA Assessment of EPEAT and ENERGY STAR Applicability to Products under SIN 132 (8/4/14)

Coalition Letter to GSA on a Price Reductions Clause Waiver (8/1/14)

Coalition Letter to GSA on Recent Interpretations of the Price Reductions Clause (7/29/14) 

Coalition Comments on Re: Department of Labor, RIN 1235-AA10 Contractor Minimum Wage (7/28/14)

Coalition Letter Re: Proposed Rule – Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Case 2013-022 Extension of Limitations on Contractor Employee Personal Conflicts of Interest  (6/2/14) 

Coalition Comments in Response NS2020 Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) RFI #QTA00NS14THI3001 (5/8/14)

Coalition Letter to GSA on 18F Initiative (5/5/14)

Coalition Response Re: EPA-HQ-OPPT-2013-0579 EcoLabels in Federal Procurement (4/25/14)

Coalition Comments [Docket No. DARS-2014-0012] Review of Statutory and Regulatory Requirements (4/23/14)

Coalition Submission to OMB on Top Ten Burdens and Barriers to Conducting Business with the Federal Government (3/31/14)

– Cover Letter (3/31/14)

– Attachments Portfolio (3/31/14)

Coalition Letter to the GSA Administrator on Key Procurement Initiatives (3/18/14)

Coalitions Comments in Response to GSA Request for Information Notice–FAS-2013-02 (3/17/14) 

Coalition Letter to Congress Concerning the Draft RFP-IT Act (3/7/14) 

Strategic Acquisition Principles (3/5/14)


Coalition Comments Re: OS3 Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiative (FSSI) Solicitation (12/9/13)

Government Practices that Add Costs in Federal Purchasing (10/31/13)

Opportunities to Lower Costs in Federal Purchasing (10/31/13)

ENERGY STAR (10/21/13)

DPAP Interagency Acquisition Policy Review (9/26/13)

“Leasing versus Renting’’ Comments (9/16/13)

Coalition Comments Re: OS3 Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiative (FSSI) Solicitation (9/4/13)

Joint Multi-Association Industry Letter on OASIS NAICS Codes Requirements (8/22/13)

Written Strategic Sourcing Testimony for the Record to the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (7/30/13)

Joint Industry Letter, GSA IG Report on Improper Management Intervention (6/25/13)

Strategic Sourcing Testimony before the House Small Business Subcommittee on Contracting and Workforce (6/12/13)

FSSI Comments for JanSan MRO Products (5/24/2013 – 7/15/13)

OASIS Draft Solicitation Comments (4/29/13)

Letter to Houston Taylor, Assistant Commissioner, Office of Acquisition Management on Price Reductions Clause Waiver (4/3/13)

DoD and Contractor Dialogue on Sequestration (3/5/13)

GSAR Case 2012–G503, Industrial Funding Fee and Sales Reporting (2/26/13)

GSA Information Collection 3090-00XX, Modifications (2/15/13)

SmartBUY RFI Comments (2/7/13)


Coalition Letter Re: Transparency for MAS Contractors via eBuy (12/10/12)

Contract Duplication Memorandum to DOD, GSA and OMB- Letter (11/16/12)

Basic Safeguarding of Contractor Information Systems – Comment (10/23/12)

DHS, Contractor Billing and Subcontractor Labor Hour Rates Under Time and Material Contracts – Comment (10/18/12)

Prioritizing Sources of Supplies and Services for Use by the Government – Comment (10/9/12)

Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) Program Continuous Open Season-Operational Change Notice – Comment (8/22/12)

ENERGY STAR Imaging Equipment Specification- Comment (7/30/12)

SBA, Acquisition Process: Task and Delivery Order Contracts, Bundling, Consolidation – Comment (7/16/12)

Keeping Politics Out of Federal Contracting Support Letter (5/15/12)

Burden of the Price Reductions Clause- Submission 2 (4/16/12)

Written Testimony for Contractors: How Much Are They Costing the Government Hearing (3/29/12)

Data Collection Letter to Houston Taylor (3/15/12)

Burden of the Price Reductions Clause- Submission 1 (2/27/12)

Small Business Subcontracting Proposed Rule- Comment (1/6/12)

Set-Asides for Small Business- Comment (1/3/12)


Safeguarding Unclassified DoD Information- Comment (12/16/11)

Ethical Conduct for Executive Branch Employees- Comment (11/14/11)

Letter to House Ways and Means Committee on 3% Withholding (10/12/11)

DFARS Only One Offer- Comment (9/23/11)

Strategic Sourcing Letter to OFPP Administrator (8/30/11)

Sustainable Acquisition- Comment (8/1/11)

Letter to GSA Section 13 Interagency Working Group on Ecolabels (7/28/11)

Orphan Drug Rule- Comment (7/15/11)

Letter to UNICOR (6/28/11)

Organizational Conflicts of Interest- Comment (6/27/11)

Letter to Senator Susan Collins on Keeping Politics out of Federal Contracting (6/22/11)

Service Contracts Reporting- Comment (6/20/11)

Letter to House Small Business Committee on 3% Withholding (6/2/11)

Requirements for Acquisitions Pursuant of Multiple Award Contracts- Comment (5/16/11)

Letter to Representative Connolly Supporting the Acquisition Improvement Act (4/25/11)

Letter to Senator Collins Supporting the Legislation Improving Federal Acquisition and the Acquisition Workforce (4/15/11)

Public Access to FAPIIS- Comment (3/25/11)

Letter to GSA Office of Acquisition Management on FAR Part 51 Deviation (3/15/11)

DoD Efficiency Effort to Reduce Non-Value Added Costs- Comment (3/3/11)

Preventing Abuse of Interagency Contracts- Comment (2/11/11)

Letter to OFPP Administrator on Small Business Set-Asides (1/6/11)


Time-and-Materials and Labor-Hour Contracts for Commercial Use- Comment (11/24/10)

Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards- Comment (9/7/10)

DFARS Organizational Conflicts of Interest- Comment (7/21/10)

Posting Contracts Online- Comment (7/12/10)

VA Proposed Rule on Drug and Drug-Related Supply Promotion by Pharmaceutical Sales- Comment (7/12/10)

Section 508 E&IT Standards Update- Comment (6/21/10)

Proposed OFPP Policy Letter – Inherently Governmental- Comment (6/1/10)

FAPIIS- Comment (3/31/10)

Withholds for Business System Deficiencies- Comment (3/16/10)

Comments on TRICARE Management Activity (3/11/10)

Small Business Regulations; 8(a) Business Development/ Small Disadvantaged Status Determinations- Comment (1/28/10)

Personal Conflicts of Interest- Comment (1/12/10)


White Papers

Overview of Approaches to Acquisition Management Reform and Digital Transformation (12/2/20)

AbilityOne e-Commerce Pilot: Comparing Usability and Prices of GSA Advantage and the Amazon AbilityOne Pilot (12/7/18)

VA Multiple Award Schedule: Improvements Needed to Enhance the Effectiveness & Efficiency of the Program (6/16/16)

MAS Reform: Towards an IT Innovation Schedule (1/28/14)

GSA Multiple Award Schedule Pricing: Recommendations to Embrace Regulatory and Commercial Market Changes (9/9/13)

Other Direct Costs (9/30/11)

Improving Government Leasing (April 2011)


Amicus Briefs

United States ex rel. Schutte v. SuperValu, Inc. and United States ex rel. Proctor v. Safeway, Inc. (April 2023)

ACLR, LLC, v. United States (February 2023)

Anderson v. Fluor Intercontinental, Inc., Civ. No. 19-CV-00289 in the Eastern District of Virginia (November 2019)

Cochise Consultancy, Inc. and the Parsons Corporation v. United States of America ex rel. Billy Joe Hunt (January 2019)

Medical Device Business Services, Inc., F/K/A DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. v. United States ex rel. Nargol (March 2018)

United States of America ex el. Campie v. Gilead Sciences Inc. (February 2018)

State Farm Fire and Casualty Company v. United States, ex rel. Cori Risby, et al. (August 2016)

Universal Health Services, Inc v. United States and Commonwealth of Massachusetts ex rel. Julio Escobar and Carmen Correa (January 2016)

AT&T Inc., et al., v. United States ex rel. Todd Heath (October 2015)

Suhail Najim Abdullah Al Shimari, Taha Yaseen Arraq Rashid, Salah Hasan Nusaif Al-Ejaili, Asa’ad Hamza Hanfoosh Al-Zuba’e and Sa’ad Hamza Hantoosh Al-Zuba’e v. CACI Premier Technology, Inc. and Timothy Dugan, CACI International, Inc., L-3 Services, Inc. (October 2015)

United States ex rel. Brady Folliard v. Govplace (September 2013)


Other Documents

Federal Assisted Acquisition Centers and GWACs A list of assisted acquisition centers and GWACs which includes points of contact. (Last updated Feb. 2017)