GOP congress expected to be contractor friendly

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By Simon Brody – National Association for Government Contractors
Saturday, November 8th, 2014

At a post-election gathering held last week, Tom Davis, a former Virginia GOP congressman said the new Republican-controlled Congress will be philosophically more “pro-contracting.”

“Republicans are more market-oriented and are less concerned with pleasing the unions and redistributing the federal largesse in such efforts as Buy America,” the retired House Oversight and Government Reform Committee chairman said.

Both incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, “would like to get back to regular order” in introducing and amending bills and following the budget law’s schedule, Davis added.

“Under the past two presidents, we never quite found a rhythm to govern that actually puts a work product on the president’s desk.” Continue reading

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Red Wave over 2014 Midterms

NACA legislative broadcastFrom our friends at NACA:

NACA Members,

Republicans decidedly took control of the U.S. Senate and expanded their hold over the U.S. House of Representatives. Victories in West Virginia, Arkansas, South Dakota, Montana, Colorado, North Carolina and Iowa yielded more than the six necessary seats to establish a Republican majority.

A few key races have yet to be decided. Incumbent Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA) is headed into a runoff election against Republican Congressman Bill Cassidy (R-LA). Also, votes are still being counted in both the Virginia and Alaska Senate race. Continue reading