PSC News Releases

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Recent News Releases

MEDIA ADVISORY: PSC Hosts Tech Trends Conference Sept. 25 (9/21/2017)
Senior government officials from Congress, the White House, and federal agencies will convene at the half-day Tech Trends Conference, presented by the Professional Services Council (PSC), on Sept. 25 to discuss the top IT issues facing the federal go
PSC Submits Comments to White House on Federal IT Modernization Draft Report (9/20/2017)
The Professional Services Council (PSC) submitted detailed recommendations to the White House today on leveraging commercial best practices to modernize government technology. In a letter to Chris Liddell, the director of the White House America
PSC Applauds Senate Passage of the Modernizing Government Technology Act (9/19/2017)
The Professional Services Council (PSC) issued a statement regarding the Senate’s Sept. 18 passage of the Modernizing Government Technology (MGT) Act via the National Defense Authorization Act.
PSC Applauds Committee Passage of the “Promoting Value Based Procurement Act” (9/13/2017)
PSC welcomed today’s House Oversight and Government Reform Committee passage of the “Promoting Value Based Procurement Act of 2017” (H.R. 3019). This legislation would prevent improper use of lowest-price technically-acceptable (LPTA) evaluation fact
Northern Virginia Chamber, PSC Announce 2017 Government Contractor Award Finalists (9/13/2017)
In addition to recognizing the best-in-class among the government contracting industry, the awards also honor public sector leaders who have done the most to promote effective partnerships between the sectors. This year, that recognition, presented b
PSC Supports Emily Murphy's White House Nomination as GSA Administrator (9/5/2017)
PSC is encouraged by President Trump’s intention to nominate Emily Webster Murphy as Administrator of the General Services Administration (GSA).
PSC Encouraged by White House Report on Federal IT Modernization (8/31/2017)
The Professional Services Council (PSC) supports the Trump Administration’s commitment to bring more innovation into government, modernize federal IT systems, and help agencies leverage commercial technologies and best practices. PSC is the voice of
PSC Hosts Session on Preparing for Potential Government Shutdown or Debt Ceiling Breach (8/11/2017)
PSC will host a session Aug. 14 to discuss the implications and proactive actions that federal contractors can take for a possible government shutdown, where all but essential operations would temporarily shut down. Whether this occurs on or after Oc
PSC Hosts Session on Preparing for Potential Government Shutdown or Debt Ceiling Breach (8/11/2017)
PSC will host a session Aug. 14 to discuss the implications and proactive actions that federal contractors can take for a possible government shutdown, where all but essential operations would temporarily shut down. Whether this occurs on or after Oc
PSC Applauds Provisions in, and Offers Recommendations to, Senate FY18 Defense Authorization Bill (8/9/2017)
The Professional Services Council sent a letter to Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) leaders on Aug. 3 applauding provisions included in the Committee’s reported version of the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (S. 1519) and of
PSC Applauds Provisions in, and Offers Recommendations to, Senate FY18 Defense Authorization Bill (8/9/2017)
The Professional Services Council sent a letter to Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) leaders on Aug. 3 applauding provisions included in the Committee’s reported version of the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (S. 1519) and of
PSC Applauds Mark Green's Confirmation as USAID Administrator (8/3/2017)
PSC Applauds Mark Green's Confirmation as USAID Administrator.
PSC Supports New CSIS Report on USAID Reform (7/24/2017)
The Professional Services Council is pleased to acknowledge the newly-released report by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). PSC is particularly grateful to Sens. Todd Young (R-IN) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) for their bipartisan
PSC Supports New CSIS Report on USAID Reform (7/24/2017)
The Professional Services Council is pleased to acknowledge the newly-released report by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). PSC is particularly grateful to Sens. Todd Young (R-IN) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) for their bipartisan
PSC Hosts Federal Health Conference with Key Leaders from Health Agencies on July 19 (7/17/2017)
The Professional Services Council (PSC) will host a Federal Health Conference on July 19 to discuss key issues for private sector companies focused on doing business with federal health agencies.

PSC in the News

500M IT Modernization Plan Passes Senate in Defense Bill (9/18/2017)
"The Senate's actions take us closer to enactment," said Alan Chvotkin, executive vice president and counsel of the Professional Services Council, "which will provide a dedicated funding stream for federal agencies to harness new technologies, reduce
Federal CIOs: With More Authority Comes More Accountability (9/13/2017)
Federal CIOs: With More Authority Comes More Accountability