- August 5, 2022
"The importance of the supply chain for strategic and critical materials is not as well appreciated," writes Stephanie Halcrow, Senior Fellow at the Center for Government Contracting, in an op-ed for RealClear Defense.
- June 15, 2022
Defense News Commentary by Bill Greenwalt, Jerry McGinn, and Christopher Zember see the Defense Production Act "as a strategic asset for shared American values and national interests."
- May 19, 2022
Defense News Commentary authors Daniel Fata and Jerry McGinn detail how "maintaining robust foreign suppliers through a 'Buy Allied' approach is essential for the American economy to remain strong and will help reduce dependencies on Chinese sources."
- April 18, 2022
As Emily Murphy writes in her Federal News Network Commentary, "Over the past 40 years, the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program has contributed substantial innovations in the defense, civilian and private sectors."
- March 14, 2022
There are already signs that OTA growth may soon reach a crescendo.
- March 2, 2022
Center Executive Director Jerry McGinn wrote a commentary for Defense News, "You don’t need to rewrite acquisition regulations to improve DoD buying."
- February 3, 2022
Center Executive Director Jerry McGinn teamed up with Center Senior Fellow Eric Lofgren to write the a commentary for Defense News, "Three Steps to Help Defense Innovation Break Free From Its Shackles."
- March 19, 2020
Center for Government Contracting Executive Director Jerry McGinn wrote a commentary for The Hill that provides a history and use of the Defense Production Act since it was enacted. He also offers insights regarding the application of DPA to combat COVID-19.
- A Former Department of Defense Official Says One Particular Piece of Legislation Could Help America Rebuild Its Supply Chains and Rely Less on China, Calling this a National Imperative—Here’s How it Would WorkApril 15, 2020
Center for Government Contracting Executive Director Jerry McGinn wrote a commentary for Business Insider about how the pandemic has “…dramatically exposed significant weaknesses in our public health and pharmaceutical industrial base and supply chain, specifically our dependence on China for much of the material and production capacity essential for the COVID-19 response.”
- May 26, 2020
Center for Government Contracting Senior Fellow Eric Lofgren wrote a commentary for DefenseNews entitled, “Will Defense Budgets Remain ‘Sticky’ After the COVID-19 Pandemic?” Defense budget “stickiness” means that spending will not even start to decrease until FY22 and beyond.