Procurement Chief Vows to Simplify Federal Contracting

If one word could describe the state of federal contracting, that word would be “complex,” Anne Rung, in her third month as administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, told a contractors gathering on Tuesday.

“For vendors, it’s difficult to navigate and find opportunities when the proposals are long and government-centric, but it’s complex for a number of good reasons,” Rung said at the National Contract Management Association’s 33rd symposium in Washington. She cited agencies’ “intricate” needs ranging from disaster forecasting to inventing vaccines.

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