Some users are reporting issues accessing the Federal Business Opportunities website — www.fbo.gov — but it is not clear whether the problems are technical in nature or related to the government shutdown.
Nextgov learned of the issue from readers through email and Twitter.
The FBO site is the portal through which the federal government engages with industry regarding procurements, acquisitions and requests for information, quotes or proposals. Any issue with the FBO site could further complicate the situation for contractors, who are dealing with their own batch of shutdown-related problems. Contracting experts suggest that vendor should submit questions and bids according to previously posted deadlines, even if the contracting agency is shut down.
FBO.gov is operated by the General Services Administration (GSA), which did not respond to questions from Nextgov by press time.
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