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Senate May Come within 48 Hours of Government Shutdown

The Senate could take all week to complete legislation to keep the government open beyond Sept. 30, bringing the country within 48 hours of a shutdown by the time the bill is sent back to the House. Read more.

Applying for Health Insurance? Expect Homework

Getting covered through President Barack Obama's health care law might feel like a combination of doing your taxes and making a big purchase that requires research. Read more. 

Young Adults Can’t Afford to Tune Out Obamacare Insurance Requirement

Before passage of the Affordable Care Act, becoming an adult meant getting kicked to the curb when it came to health coverage. Thanks to the ACA, commonly referred to as Obamacare, you may now be able to get insurance or continue to be covered under a parent’s plan up to the age of 26. Read more.

A Service Contractor’s Guide to Planning for the Affordable Care Act

Ask two federal services contractors how they plan to abide by upcoming Affordable Care Act (ACA) regulations and you are likely to receive two different answers, one of which may be a shrug of the shoulders. The new reality is that government contractors, regardless of the type of contract which they are bidding or which they are fulfilling, will need to select their benefit offerings with careful consideration moving into 2014. Read more.

How Benefits Help Win Davis-Bacon Contracts

There is increasing pressure being placed on construction contractors working within the field of local, state and federal government contracting. The work is shrinking and contractors are looking for new ways to reduce costs, thereby bidding more competitively. Read more.