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Town Halls: Straight Talk, Straight Answers

View our Town Hall series: Straight Talk, Straight Answers, with insights from Thomas J. Leney, Executive Director of VA Small and Veteran Business Programs, on hot topics surrounding the Veteran small business community.

VA OSDBU Town Hall: Tiered Evaluations Straight Talk - Straight Answers

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VA-verified SDVOSBs and VOSBs are informed on Tiered Evaluation (also known as Cascading) types and how VA uses them as priority for awarding contracts to small business.

VA OSDBU Town Hall: VECTOR Straight Talk - Straight Answers

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Do you have questions about the Veteran Enterprise Contracting for Transformation and Operational Readiness (VECTOR)? VA is committed to keeping SDVOSBs and VOSBs informed on what is happening with VECTOR.

VA OSDBU Town Hall: Straight Talk, Straight Answers on Verification and Kingdomware

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VA’s proposed joint rule with the U.S. Small Business Administration for a federal-wide verification program and changes to the VA verification process in response to Kingdomware.

VA OSDBU Town Hall: Veterans First Contracting Program Adjustments to Reflect the Supreme Court Kingdomware Decision

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A series of webinars to help VOSBs understand how the Kingdomware decision affects them. Webinars also cover how VOSBs can improve their competitive position in responding to set-asides and what VOSBs can do to take advantage of increased opportunities.

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