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Government Contracting Improvement Act of 2012?

Posted by bob7947, 21 December 2012 · 740 views

At this time of year, newly introduced legislation often is introduced and then quickly enters oblivion.  I checked this Senator's committee and subcommitee assignments and did not find any direct link to federal contracting.  Maybe that explains it."Sen. Toomey's bill would require the GAO to include the most common reasons bid protests are s...


Rebates And Discounts In Food Service Contracts

Posted by bob7947, 12 December 2012 · 659 views

"The Subcommittee’s investigation of food service contracts has revealed systemic deficiencies in the transparency and oversight of contractors’ rebate and discount policies. Chairman McCaskill asked Office of Management and Budget Director Zients to review the Subcommittee’s findings and issue guidance to federal agencies to address...


Army Processes A Debarment Referral In About 323 Days

Posted by bob7947, 11 December 2012 · 672 views

In a letter to the Secretary of the Army and the Chief of Staff of the Army, Senator McCaskill, Chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Contracting Oversight and Senators Shaheen, Coburn, Burr, Webb, Cornyn, Inhofe, and Blumenthal, questioned the significant delays between when a referral is made to the Army and when the Army takes action to keep the contr...