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General Services Administration (GSA)

A government agency established in 1949 with the passage of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act,consolidating several earlier agencies. The GSA's areas of responsibility are public buildings, federal supply, and national archives and records. It has been responsible for establishing the Federal Citizen Information Center in Pueblo, Colorado; bringing the government into the credit card age for employee expenses; and creating, the official portal for all government Web sites. The GSA Web site is at, which is the starting point for all inquiries regarding surplus property sales and auctions.

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Wichita Northwest High School GSA, amcdonald@usd259.
DOD's purchases through GSA vehicles slowed sharply after a series of investigative reports found irregularities in several regional offices of GSA's Federal Technology Service.
And as for the once timid Lopez, who debated the risks of coming out: "Now everyone knows my name at school," he says "If there's ever a GSA question, they say, 'Go talk to Javier.
Additional information on GSA, GSA Schedules, Multiple Award Schedules, GWACs and other GSA contract vehicles can be found on the following Web sites:
Certain "prestige" departments--State, Defense, Justice, and Treasury--tend to have more success than SBA and GSA at keeping the dumpees away.
For details and to register for "Introduction to GSA Schedule Contracts", click here or contact FSI at 703-709-8700.
Congress ordered the IG to report on whether DOD and GSA were complying with procurement laws and regulations after irregularities were found in some GSA regions.
The Wizzard Software GSA Schedule, which is effective from November 18, 2003 until November 17, 2008, is classified as a Federal Supply Service (FSS) 70 contract with Contract Number GS-35F-0099P.
Votteler, recipient of the GSA Meritorious Service Award, recounted one instance.
As the primary buyer for all agencies, the GSA tries to obtain the lower prices associated with volume purchases by awarding contracts from which individual agencies fulfill their needs.
GSA establishes long-term government wide contracts with commercial firms to provide access to commercial supplies and services that can be ordered directly from GSA Schedule contractors.
com)-- GSA Preview successfully completed and submitted a GSA Schedule Application for Power Shaver that met the requirements for a GSA Schedule Contract Award.