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This year marks the 70th anniversary of the National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO). In celebration of this historic event, NASPO has developed a timeline to document some key moments significant to NASPO’s distinguished history. Click the banner to take a look back in time.


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Updated "NASPO State and Local Procurement: A Practical Guide" Released

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Updated "NASPO State and Local Procurement: A Practical Guide" Released

NASPO Produces Second Edition of Go-To Guide for Government Procurement

The National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) is pleased to announce the release of the newly updated "NASPO State and Local Government Procurement: A Practical Guide." As the association representing state government procurement professionals throughout the U.S., NASPO's guide is widely used in government procurement offices and as a textbook in universities, colleges, and certification study programs.

RFPs & Competition - A Home Run for All Involved

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RFPs & Competition - A Home Run for All Involved

by Elena Moreland

Every purchaser, supplier, and average Joe has heard of the term RFP. RFP stands for Request for Proposals. Some jurisdictions use a different term such as Request for Responses to define the same type of competitive purchasing method. Both commercial and government procurement professionals use the term and process with various degrees to solicit competitive proposals from suppliers of goods and services.

Data and Government: Making the Information Matter

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Data and Government: Making the Information Matter

What is data? Data is facts or information used usually to calculate, analyze, or plan something. So how can something as simple as data be used to improve government? That was the question addressed at the December 11 NGA Expert Roundtable Discussions on "Using Data and Evidence to Improve Policy, Programs, and Practice" in Washington, DC.

West Virginia Implements New Law Requiring Procurement Training for State Executives and Directors

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West Virginia Implements New Law Requiring Procurement Training for State Executives and Directors

West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin has made it clear that he wants to ensure that every dollar of state money is spent with the proper oversight to achieve the best value. After touting the importance of solid procurement practices in his 2014 State of the State Address, Governor Tomblin successfully championed a procurement bill during the 2014 legislative session that ensured that all executive officials and directors had an understanding of the laws...
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