Gary Honig

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For the past year I have been offering tips and insights into the process of commercial finance for government contractors. Even as the economy remained in a stall at the beginning of 2011, many agencies continued to rely on the deliberate capabilities of their contractors to keep the wheels of progress moving. To be sure, the howls of the few who decry the bold work being done day in and day out by dedicated public servants would become earth shattering were they to stop providing critical care to this struggling economy. Keep reading →

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On September 14, the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Jacob Lew issued a formal memorandum to all government agencies to speed up payments to their vendors. This measure, as part of the Prompt Payment Act (PPA), is helpful even though it appears on the surface to be targeted toward helping the struggling economy. Keep reading →