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July, 2016

  • 29 July

    GSA’s City Pair Program Saves Billions for Federal Agencies

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    Air travel program leverages government’s buying power, saves $2 billion annually WASHINGTON — The U.S. General Services Administration awarded its Fiscal Year 2017 City Pair Program air travel contracts which will save the government approximately $2.4 billion next year. Under GSA’s City Pair Program, airfare rates for the federal government’s official travel are pre-negotiated and firm-fixed-price, offering a 51 percent …

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  • 29 July

    The federal government seeks ways to modernize the government-wide payroll

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    Information is sought on the solutions available to meet federal requirements WASHINGTON —  Today the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) issued a Request for Information (RFI) to vendors for ways to modernize the delivery of federal payroll. Unified Shared Services Management (USSM), in partnership with Office of Personnel Management (OPM)-designated federal payroll providers, is seeking information from industry on solutions to …

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  • 29 July

    GSA launches Enterprise Risk Management Playbook

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    WASHINGTON — This week, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) and the Partnership for Public Service launched the Playbook: Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) for the federal government to help agencies meet the requirements from the recent update of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB)’s Circular A-123. The revision to Circular A-123 defines management’s responsibility for enterprise risk management and …

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  • 27 July

    Historic Michigan Lighthouses Hit GSA Auction Block

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    Online auction allows the public to own a piece of history CHICAGO – The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) announces the public sale of four lighthouses in Michigan, as part of the National Historic Lighthouse Preservation Act (NHLPA) program’s effort to find new owners for these historic structures. Information on the Lighthouses The iconic White Shoal Light, a major engineering …

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  • 25 July

    GSA Administrator Denise Turner Roth delivers keynote to National Contract Management Association World Congress

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    ORLANDO — Yesterday, the U.S. General Services Administrator (GSA) Denise Turner Roth spoke at this year’s National Contract Management Association (NCMA) World Congress 2016 event in Orlando, Florida. Roth spoke on the changes she foresees coming to the world of government acquisitions and how category management remains an integral part of federal acquisition. Category management enables GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service …

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