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Proposed DFARS amendment would augment multi-year contract oversight

A proposed rule issued by the Defense Department would allow Congress to put DoD's multi-year contracts on a shorter leash.

Army begins industry outreach for cloud transformation project

The Army wants cloud computing vendors to pitch their solutions as part of its forthcoming cloud contract vehicle, said the service in a notice posted late last month.

Spotlight: Agencies using NITAAC to see savings

In a Jan. 5 announcement, the National Institute of Health's government-wide acquisition contracts program said it has reduced its fees up to 35 percent.

IG calls OPM credit monitoring contract award process into question

The procurement process that led to the Office of Personnel Management's award of a credit monitoring and identify theft services contract to Winvale Group LLC, and its subcontractor, CSIdentity, had "significant deficiencies," said OPM's internal watchdog.

GSA platform will 'cut through the noise,' empower contracting officers

The General Services Administration's recently launched governmentwide acquisition hub not only better organizes goods and services around categories, it is leading to a better organized government acquisition workforce, said GSA Administrator Denise Turner Roth.

McCain comes out against DoD rule that requires more data from commercial contractors

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) came out last week against a proposed rule that would allow Defense Department procurement officers to ask private companies for more information on costs and pricing before deciding on a contract.

McCain comes out against DoD rule that requires more data from commercial contractors

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) came out last week against a proposed rule that would allow Defense Department procurement officers to ask private companies for more information on costs and pricing before deciding on a contract.

Former employee of government contractor pleads guilty to bribing subcontractors in Afghanistan

An ex-employee of a U.S. contractor pleaded guilty to charges of bribery in connection with a federal program and could serve nearly four years in prison, the Justice Department said.

Former employee of government contractor pleads guilty to bribing subcontractors in Afghanistan

An ex-employee of a U.S. contractor pleaded guilty to charges of bribery in connection with a federal program and could serve nearly four years in prison, the Justice Department said.

All full-time federal contractor employees will get at least week of paid leave under Obama order

Under the executive order, which has yet to be released but was referenced in a Labor Day speech in Boston, such employees will receive at least one hour of paid sick leave for every 30 hours worked.