PSC News Releases

PSC makes the voice of the government professional and technical services industry heard on key acquisition policy, legislation and other developments to leading news organizations.

Recent News Releases:

Government Contracting Industry a Model on Employment Equality (7/21/2014)
PSC issued a statement regarding President Obama’s modification of a 1965 executive order expanding employee protections against discrimination by federal contractors based on sexual orientation or gender identification.
PSC, ARWG Oppose Provision to Debar Contractors Without Due Process (7/10/2014)
PSC spearheaded a multi-association letter opposing an amendment to the FY 2015 Energy and Water Appropriations Act that would strip federal contractors of their due process rights and undercut current processes.
New Report Tracks How New Funding Models are Changing Roles for International Development Companies (7/10/2014)
PSC's Council of International Development Companies released a paper on the growing role of multinational corporations in foreign assistance funding and how they are positioned to partner with them for long-term, sustainable development.
PSC Adopts New Operating Model (6/20/2014)
The Professional Services Council announced an association-wide reorganization today to better serve its members and address the significant forces changing the government professional services and technology markets.
Accenture Federal Service’s John Goodman Elected PSC Vice Chair (6/20/2014)
PSC elected John Goodman, chief operating officer of Accenture Federal Services, as the new vice chair of its Board of Directors at its June 18 Board of Directors meeting.
PSC: No Basis for Expanded PCI Coverage (6/3/2014)
PSC strongly criticized the FAR Council for its April 3 proposed rule that addresses PCIs in federal contracting, in comments PSC submitted through CODSIA.
FAR Council Errs in Contractor Compensation Retroactivity (5/30/2014)
The FAR Council took a significant step backward in its final rule issued today by retroactively imposing new limitations on the allowability of costs incurred for the compensation of certain contractor employees.
Former Top DoD Tech Exec Wennergren to Head PSC Tech Policy (5/20/2014)
PSC is proud to announce that former DoD official and current CACI Vice President Dave Wennergren will be joining the Council as Senior Vice President of Technology Policy.
PSC Tech Council Adds Four Top Execs to Board, Including AT&T, Amazon Leaders (5/13/2014)
The Professional Services Council today announced that four more top technology executives have joined the Executive Advisory Board of the association’s new Technology Policy Council.
PSC Applauds House for DATA Act Passage (4/28/2014)
PSC congratulated the House for its passage of the DATA Act.
PSC: 2014 QDDR an Opportunity to Realign and Advance Diplomacy and Development (4/22/2014)
PSC and its Council of International Development Companies heralded the announcement of a second QDDR as an opportunity to revisit the reforms proposed four years ago and to realign resources and advance priorities for the world we face today.
PSC Applauds Senate DATA Act Passage (4/14/2014)
The Professional Services Council today commended the Senate for passing the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (DATA Act), sponsored by Sens. Mark Warner and Rob Portman.
PSC Questions New Employee Pay Reporting, Confidentiality (4/8/2014)
PSC today expressed its “deep reservations” with a new presidential memorandum that would require only government contractors to submit extensive reporting on their salary practices.
PSC Says New Conflict Rule is “Unexecutable” and “a Solution in Search of a Problem” (4/4/2014)
PSC criticized the FAR Council for its proposed rule seeking to further regulate “personal conflicts of interest” (PCIs) in federal contracting.
PSC Issues Statement on OMB, DoD Security Clearance Reports (3/18/2014)
PSC issued the following statement on the OMB and DoD security clearance reports, which were both released today.
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