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House attempt to streamline commercial buying runs into trouble in Senate

The version of the annual Defense authorization bill being debated on the floor of the Senate this week sets up a potential conflict for one of the major acquisition reforms contained in the House’s version: An attempt to streamline and encourage the use of the Defense Department’s procedures for buying commercial goods and services. Source: … Continue reading

Contractors Oppose Proposed Limit on Federal Bid Protests

A contractors group was pushing committee leaders to reject a Pentagon proposal to curb time-consuming bid protests. Continue reading

Pentagon still doing business with contractor that allegedly spent tax dollars on luxury cars

‘Why in the world we are still doing business with these crooks?” McCaskill asked Mattis. Continue reading

Congress finds family life at the root of military personnel issues

Congress is taking a serious interest in a landmark report on military personnel released earlier this year. Continue reading

McCain continues push for cyber policy

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, is running out of patience when it comes to U.S. formulating what he considers an effective cyber strategy. Continue reading

The Complicated Relationship Between John McCain and Frank Kendall

The courtship between Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Frank Kendall began five years ago in the basement of a Washington think tank. Continue reading