Despite Kingdomware, Vet-Owned Small Biz Contracts Abound

Law360, New York (December 7, 2012, 5:34 PM EST) -- The federal government spends over $500 billion each year procuring goods and services from government contractors.[1] Applicable statutes and regulations provide veteran-owned small businesses (VOSBs) and service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses (SDVOSBs) with significant advantages in competing for those federal dollars.[2]

Unfortunately, a Nov. 27, 2012, decision from the United States Court of Federal Claims weakened that policy when it ruled that the Veterans Benefits, Health Care and Information Technology Act of 2006 (“2006 Veterans Benefits Act”) gives the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) the discretion...
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