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GSA to Launch 10 Strategic Sourcing Initiatives

GSA to Launch 10 Strategic Sourcing Initiatives

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Everyday shoppers know that buying in bulk saves both time and money, and the government has a similar responsibility to use its buying power to get the best value for the taxpayer. As part of the Administration’s efforts to increase...
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GSA Receives Small Business Administration’s Leadership Award

GSA Receives Small Business Administration’s Leadership Award

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The Small Business Administration (SBA) recently recognizedGSA Office of Small Business Utilization with a Leadership Award for its work helping small and disadvantaged companies bring their cost-effective and innovative solutions to the federal marketplace. The award recognized GSA for its...
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Exceeding Small Business Goals

Exceeding Small Business Goals

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This week, the U.S. General Services Administration’s Small Business Procurement Scorecard was released by the Small Business Administration, showing that the agency continues to offer significant contracting opportunities to small businesses and promote economic growth and job creation in a...
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Helping Small Business Succeed in Federal Contracting

Helping Small Business Succeed in Federal Contracting

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Administrator Martha Johnson and Regional Administrator Julia Hudson were joined by Congresswoman Yvette Clarke at this week’s Business Breakthrough workshop. The workshop teaches small businesses how to successfully compete for government contracts.

Connecting Business and Government in the AAPI Community

Connecting Business and Government in the AAPI Community

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Recently, I participated in a small business roundtable with the Asian-American Pacific Islander community in Philadelphia. The event was co-hosted by the National Association of Asian American Professionals and the Mayor’s Commission on Asian American Affairs, and we were joined...
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Creating Opportunities for Veterans

Creating Opportunities for Veterans

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At the U.S. General Services Administration, we honor the service and the sacrifice of our veterans on this Veterans Day and everyday. Our veterans are returning home with the skills and knowledge that make them valuable members of the American...
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Working with Business

Working with Business

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While convening a couple of White House Business Council roundtable meetings last week in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky, I met with a diverse group of businesses large and small.  Their message to me was clear: while we are facing a...
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Leaders Exchanging Ideas

Leaders Exchanging Ideas

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This week, in partnership with the White House Office of Public Engagement, I had the opportunity to sit down with an engaging group of leaders from across the Orlando area for a women’s leadership roundtable.  Many of the roundtable participants...
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Small Business Grows Green Manufacturing Jobs

Small Business Grows Green Manufacturing Jobs

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All across America, GSA is seeing great examples of entrepreneurship and innovation, even though we’re facing some of the toughest economic times we’ve experienced since the Great Depression.  Seeing this occur in the manufacturing sector is especially exciting because maintaining...
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Giving Businesses Tips to Succeed in Federal Contracting

Giving Businesses Tips to Succeed in Federal Contracting

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The Federal government needs a wide variety of goods and services to do the business of the American people.  As the federal government’s centralized procurement source, many of those contracts flow through the U.S. General Services Administration.   These contracts touch...
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