Home Top Right

This is a widgeted area which is called Home Top Right. It is using the Genesis - Featured Page widget to display what you see on the Metric child theme demo site. To get started, log into your WordPress dashboard, and then go to the Appearance > Widgets screen. There you can drag the Genesis - Featured Page widget into the Home Top widget area on the right hand side.

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Shutdown – Making Sure Low-Wage Federal Contract Employees Receive Back Pay

  Several US Senators have pledged to stand up for low-wage federal contract workers, by announcing plans to introduce legislation to secure back pay for the contractor employees who have gone without pay during the government shutdown. Each day, thousands of contractor employees provide critical services to support the federal government, often at low wages, and many have been furloughed or forced to accept reduced work hours as a result of the government shutdown. Many of these … [Read More...]

GSA’s Forecast of Contracting Opportunities Search Tool

  GSA's Acquisition Gateway offers a 'Forecast of Contracting Opportunities' tool - a nationwide dashboard of upcoming federal contracting opportunities. Search by Agency, by Place of Performance, by NAICS code, or use a Keyword All projected procurements are subject to revision or cancellation. Final decisions on the extent of competition, small business participation, estimated value, or any aspect of the procurement action will not be made until a procurement is posted … [Read More...]

Cyber-Security – Best Practices for the Healthcare Industry

  The Dept. Health and Human Services has released a publication containing voluntary cyber-security practices for all sizes of healthcare organizations - from local clinics to large hospital systems. The publication is the result of a two-year, public-private partnership between HHS and healthcare industry professionals. More than 150 cyber-security and healthcare experts participated in the effort, which was mandated through the Cybersecurity Act of 2015. … [Read More...]

Government Shutdown? Agencies Release Their Contingency Plans

  Agency contingency plans have been posted, in the event of a federal government shutdown at midnight today   Agencies impacted in a potential shutdown include the Departments of Homeland Security, Agriculture, Interior, Treasury, State, Housing and Urban Development, Transportation, Commerce, and Justice.   Agencies where funding for FY19 has already been passed, and therefore not affected by a shutdown, include the Departments of Defense, Labor, Energy, Health … [Read More...]

$450 Million, Nationwide Facilities Repair & Renewal Contract

  The Army Corps of Engineers has announced a 'Sources Sought' notice for facility repair, renovation and maintenance services at Government installations and facilities across the Continental United States and Overseas. The notice is in advance of an expected 5-year, multi-award contract, estimated at $450 million. The agency expects to award three contract ‘pools’ – for 8(a) businesses, small businesses, and unrestricted. Services include facility repair, renovation, … [Read More...]

FBI to Small Businesses: Look Out For This Purchase Order Scam

  The FBI has posted an alert about the  latest internet fraud scheme, targeting small and mid-size businesses and universities all over the country. More than 85 companies and universities nationwide have been affected, about 400 incidents have targeted some 250 vendors, and nearly $5 million has been lost so far. The so-called ‘Purchase Order Fraud’ tricks retailers into believing a PO comes from one of their established customers, but the goods end up being shipped elsewhere, … [Read More...]

Home Middle #2 Widget

This is a widgeted area which is called Home Middle #2. It is using the Genesis - Featured Page widget to display what you see on the Metric child theme demo site. To get started, log into your WordPress dashboard, and then go to the Appearance > Widgets screen. There you can drag the Genesis - Featured Page widget into the Home Middle #2 widget area on the right hand side. To get the image to display, simply upload an image through the media uploader on the edit post screen and publish your page. The Featured Page widget will know to display the post image as long as you select that option in the widget interface.

Home Middle #3 Widget

This is a widgeted area which is called Home Middle #3. It is using the Genesis - Featured Page widget to display what you see on the Metric child theme demo site. To get started, log into your WordPress dashboard, and then go to the Appearance > Widgets screen. There you can drag the Genesis - Featured Page widget into the Home Middle #3 widget area on the right hand side. To get the image to display, simply upload an image through the media uploader on the edit post screen and publish your page. The Featured Page widget will know to display the post image as long as you select that option in the widget interface.