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Murphy: Database would help U.S. companies compete for federal contracts

U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., wants to make it easier for U.S. manufacturers to find out when federal agencies pick a foreign company to make a part that they say isn’t available domestically. Murphy has criticized federal agencies, and specifically the Department of Defense, the government’s largest purchaser of goods and services, for skirting policies … Continue reading

Defense Analysts Anticipate Little Impact From ‘Buy American’ Executive Order

The President issued an executive order April 18 ordering federal agencies to purchase American-made products to the maximum extent possible, and review their contracting policies and processes in this regard. Continue reading

Army Reserves Lt. Col. Convicted for Fraudulently Supplying Chinese-made Army Promotional Gear as Made in USA

A federal jury on Tuesday convicted a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army Reserves for fraudulently supplying hundreds of thousands of Chinese-produced baseball caps and backpacks to the Army Recruiting Command, despite receiving millions of dollars under contracts stating the items “MUST BE 100 % U.S. MADE.” Source: Army Reserves Lt. Col. Convicted for Fraudulently … Continue reading

‘Buy American’ Order Draws Mixed Reviews from Contractors

the order taps procurement specialists to propose contracting reforms to be assembled over 220 days Continue reading