Category Archives: Government Contracts

Finding companies that win Federal government contracts

Section B of the Government Contracts entry lists databases for identifying companies that have won government contracts (or for finding all the contracts a particular company has won).   I added two new resources to the Section — the Defense Department’s Contract Archive, which covers … Continue reading

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New Government Contracts entry posted; Government Contracts Project Completed

The Government Contracts entry has been completely rewritten and reorganized.  This is the last step in the project to update all the government-contracts related entries in the Guide.   The revised Government Contracts entry covers the following research topics: Finding RFPs Identifying Companies That Receive … Continue reading

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The Federal Circuit wins my vote for the weirdest jurisdiction award

I updated the entry for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit but could not for the life of me manage to summarize all the types of cases that go before the court from all the different lower … Continue reading

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U.S. Court of Federal Claims entry revised and updated

Still working on the Government Contracts project — today I revised and updated the entry for the United States Court of Federal Claims.

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New Entry for the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals

I created a new entry for the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals (CBCA).  The entry covers the basics (the CBCA’s jurisdiction, phone number and website) and the resources available for researching CBCA decisions.  There is also a section on the “predecessor boards” that were merged … Continue reading

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U.S. Postal Service entry revised and updated

Today was Labor Day, so there was no mail delivery, but I updated the United States Postal Service entry anyway.  I added links to all three of the major USPS manuals – the Domestic Mail Manual (DMM), the International Mail Manual (IMM) and the … Continue reading

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More info and sources for Comptroller General decisions

The Comptroller General is the head of the Government Accountability Office, and the Comptroller General’s legal staff issues decisions that are important for researching certain government contracts issues.   I expanded the “Comptroller General Decisions” section of the Government Accountability Office … Continue reading

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