Vet-Owned Firms Losing Out On VA Contracts, Fed. Circ. Told

Law360, Washington (March 7, 2014, 6:55 PM EST) -- A veteran-owned small business urged a Federal Circuit panel on Friday to force the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to set aside additional contracts for veteran-owned contractors, claiming the agency isn't giving the companies the contracting advantages they're entitled to.

Although the Veterans Benefits, Health Care and Information Technology Act of 2006 requires VA to use small-business set-aside contracts when two or more businesses owned by service-disabled veterans can provide needed goods at a reasonable price, Kingdomware Technologies Inc. told the three-judge panel that VA has...
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