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November 2016

  • MRO and JanSan Category Management Solutions Named Best-in-Class Vehicles

    | Mary Ruwee, FAS Regional Commissioner, Heartland Region and George Prochaska, FAS Regional Commissioner, Greater Southwest Region
    The GSA Maintenance, Repair and Operations (MRO) and Janitorial and Sanitation (JanSan) category management contracts have been named “Best-in-Class” (BIC) vehicles. These solutions are part of the Industrial Products and Services as well as Facilities...
  • Renovation of Toledo’s federal courthouse continues plans for development

    | Ann P. Kalayil, regional administrator, Great Lakes Region
    Having our investments in federal buildings and courthouses support a community’s economic development is a priority for the U.S. General Services Administration. It’s our responsibility to think broadly about the important role federal assets play in...
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    GSA spotlights a television pioneer on World TV Day

    | Saudia Muwwakkil, Regional Public Affairs Officer
    Early in 1949, Los Angeles received its first recorded snowfall, boxing legend Joe Louis retired and WTVJ — a pioneer in television history— debuted in Florida. GSA recently joined WTVJ alumni in Miami to pay tribute to the station at its original site...
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    MIT selected as Exchange Partner for Volpe project

    | The GSA Blog Team
    After receiving proposals from multiple respondents, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has made an initial selection of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) as the Exchange Partner to redevelop the U.S. Department of...
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    Modular procurement resources for state and local government

    | Mark Headd, Robin Carnahan
    Editor’s Note: This blog originally appeared on the 18f Blog....
  • Transactional Data is Here: GSA Publishes Rule to Capture Data, Drive Taxpayer Savings & Reduce Burdens on Industry

    | Tom Sharpe, FAS Commissioner
    I’ve written before that FAS, along with our industry stakeholders, has taken on the monumental task of transforming GSA’s very successful Multiple Award Schedules (MAS) program to ensure that it cont...
  • Small business networking event makes large impact

    | The GSA Blog Team
    Small business owners and government employees recently came together to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Kansas City Small Business Networking Event. The event, originally developed by the former GSA Heartland Region Office of Small Business...
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    A new place to serve

    | Tanya Roman, public affairs officer, GSA Heartland Region
    Editor’s Note: This is a personal story from one of the veterans in our diverse workforce....
  • FedRAMP Forward: A Look Ahead for 2017

    | Matt Goodrich, FedRAMP Director
    Download Full ResolutionEditor’s note: This blog first appeared on the FedRAMP blog.We are excited to share the FedRAMP program FY17 goals. Building on the accomplishments from FY16 that we shared las...
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    GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service: A Recap of FY2016

    | Tom Sharpe, FAS Commissioner
    FY2016 recently came to a close, and I can’t help but reflect on what a remarkable 12 months it’s been for all of us associated with the Federal Acquisition Service. As I do at the start of every fisc...