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Contractor CEO Pleads Guilty to 20-Year Fraud of USAID

Millions of dollars of overbilling found in Iraq, Afghanistan reconstruction.

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With New Policy, DOD Components Won’t Need DISA to Buy Cloud Services

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The new guidance overrides two previous memorandums that charged DISA with assessing the security of commercial cloud service offerings.

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Defense Bill Extends Disputed Small Business Program

Contractors gain opportunities for women-owned firms, exports.

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Pentagon Gets a Better Grip on Spending for Services Contracts

GAO recommends further improvements to help balance civilian and outside workforces.

GSA Wants Agencies to Get Smarter About Charge Cards

The Federal Acquisition Service is looking for help from the financial services industry.

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Microsoft Makes a Big Play to Become Government Cloud Provider

Azure Government is Microsoft’s answer to Amazon Web Services’ GovCloud.

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, helped lead the congressional investigation.

War Zone Food Contractor Pleads Guilty to Overcharging

Supreme Foodservice to pay $434 million in settlement with government.

GSA Launches New Shared Office Supplies Purchasing

GAO’s dismissal of bid protests paves way for further savings through the contract vehicle.

How Companies Hide the Spoils of Winning Government Contracts

What about the deals that result from a corporation's heavy political spending?

Telework Isn’t the Only Thing PTO Needs to Do a Better Job of Monitoring

IG faults patent office for lax supervision of risky contracts.

"There is a critical need for a new paradigm in federal procurement," wrote OFPP chief Anne Rung.

White House Procurement Chief Issues Steps to Simplify Acquisition

Agencies encouraged to centralize routine purchasing, share talent.

"Enough is enough! Millions of workers who are trying to put bread on the table and working 40 hours a week should not be living in poverty," said Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt.

Federal Hourly-Rate Contract Workers Ask Obama for a Bigger Pay Raise

Two lawmakers endorse rally portraying government as largest poverty-wage employer.

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