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General Considerations for Government Contracting

January 1, 2015

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General Considerations for Government Contracting



The Federal Government is one of the biggest buyers in the world. On average they spend at least $400 billion annually on goods and services. At the Thomson Federal Prison everything from paper products to food to laundry services will need to be contracted. Area businesses logically have a leg up on competition here, as they can offer their goods at price that excludes much of the transportation costs of other producers.


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Maquoketa has been known as the “Timber City” since about 1870 because  of the many trees that line the streets.


Photos throughout the JCEA Website are courtesy of David Namanny, Bellevue Herald Leader, The Bellevue Chamber of Commerce, The Maquoketa Chamber of Commerce, and Patti Hoffman, who represents Preston Growth and Development and The Preston Times.