Yesterday was a huge victory for SDVOSBs and VOSBs, as the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the VA’s “rule of two” is mandatory, and applies to all VA procurements – including GSA Schedule orders.
The Kingdomware decision has drawn news coverage and discussion from across the country. This special Kingdomware edition of the SmallGovCon Week In Review collects some of the many articles on this important precedent. Enjoy!
- SmallGovCon – Victory! SDVOSBs Win In Kingdomware Supreme Court Decision
- The Hill – Justices side with veteran-owned small business over VA
- SCOTUSblog – Opinion analysis: Unanimous Court hands victory to veterans in contracting dispute
- Georgia Tech Procurement Assistance Center – Supreme Court unanimously rules in favor of VOSBs in case involving the VA’s use of GSA Schedule contracts
- VETLIKEME – We Won! We Won! Supreme Court Upholds Vet Preference in Kingdomware
- Federal Times – Supreme Court rules against VA in disabled vets contract dispute
- USA Today – Veteran-owned businesses win at Supreme Court
- PBS – Justices rule against VA in disabled vets contract dispute
- Jurist – Supreme Court rules for veteran-owned business
- Courthouse News Service – Veteran-Owned Business Wins High Court Reversal
- The Washington Post – High court says law requires more contracts for veteran-owned small business
- RT – VA violated disabled vets law, deprived contract to vet owned business – Supreme Court
- Law360 (subscription required) – High Court VA Ruling Gives Small Biz Big Opportunities