Tagged: Veteran Contractor

Judge Allows Department of Veterans Affairs to Ignore Veteran Preference When Awarding Contracts

Due to an apparent legislative gap, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) doesn’t have to give former service members’ small businesses preference for all of their contracts.  This alarming decision could impact $3 billion in federal contracts each year. On November 27th, U.S. Federal Claims Judge Nancy Firestone ruled against a bid protest filed by a Maryland veteran owned business.  Firestone said… Read more

RFI for 22-Mile Priority Streetcar System in DC Metro Area

Attention Veteran Owned Business Members: RFI Number: DCKA-2012-I-0083 Agency: District Department of Transportation Office: Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Email: DCSTREETCAR (DDOT) DDOT Issues Request for Information (RFI) for 22-Mile Priority Streetcar System Proposals to Also Include Non-Regional Bus Service (Washington, D.C.) The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) is exploring the potential of privatizing the District’s non-regional bus service and… Read more