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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:
PSC Tells White House to Fix Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order
The Professional Services Council (PSC) told senior administration officials that the July “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces” executive order is contrary to existing law, would result in exorbitant increased costs to the government and companies, and lac
NEW RESEARCH: “AS A SERVICE” REPRESENTS FUNDAMENTAL SHIFT IN ACQUISITION
In a new study by Market Connections, Inc. and Professional Services Council (PSC), 70 percent of government IT decision-makers report moderate to high impact of the “convergence” of technology and professional services, or consumption-based “as a se
PSC Supports Congressional Recommendations to Improve Acquisition
The Professional Services Council today expressed support for a set of proposals by members of the congressional New Democrat Coalition to improve federal acquisition processes.
PSC to Welcome Aboard NAVSEA Dir. of Contracts as New SVP of Defense & Intel in December
The Professional Services Council today announced that Jerry Punderson, the director of contracts for the Naval Sea Systems Command, will join PSC on December 1 as Senior Vice President of Defense and Intelligence.
Labor Department Minimum Wage Rule Still Highly Problematic, PSC Says
PSC criticized the Labor Department’s rule raising the minimum wage levels for certain government contractor employees for being too complicated and confusing and for failing to address critical issues.
PSC: BBP 3.0 Doesn’t Go Far Enough
The Professional Services Council today commended the Defense Department for its continued focus on improving acquisition but expressed concern that the latest round of the Better Buying Power initiative—BBP 3.0—is neither broad enough nor forward-lo
PSC Congratulates Steve VanRoekel on Appointment to USAID
The Professional Services Council congratulated Federal Chief Information Officer Steve VanRoekel on his a new assignment as chief innovation officer at the U.S. Agency for International Development.
PSC Defense and Intelligence Council Names Top Execs to Executive Advisory Board
The Professional Services Council today announced that 15 top government contracting executives have joined the Executive Advisory Board of the association’s new Defense and Intelligence Council (DIC).
2014 Greater Washington GovCon Awards Finalists Announced
PSC and The Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce have announced the finalists for the 12th Annual Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards™, the premier awards event for the renowned Washington area government contracting community.
Four Top Execs Elected to PSC Board of Directors
The Professional Services Council today announced four additions to its Board of Directors, including the former director of the Missile Defense Agency and the new CEO of Deloitte Federal.
Top Acquisition Experts and Thought Leaders Named to PSC Acquisition & Business Policy Board
The Professional Services Council today announced that 12 top executives have joined the Executive Advisory Board (EAB) of the association’s new Acquisition and Business Policy Council (ABPC).
PSC’s Acquisition Policy Review Committee Calls for New Thinking on Acquisition Policy
The Professional Services Council’s Acquisition Policy Review Committee delivered its recommendations on defense, information technology, protest and other acquisition policies to Congress and the administration today.
Government Contracting Industry a Model on Employment Equality
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.
New Report Tracks How New Funding Models are Changing Roles for International Development Companies
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, ARWG Oppose Provision to Debar Contractors Without Due Process
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.