Lawmaker Invites Review of His Advocacy for a Defense Contractor in His District

Retiring Wisconsin Republican says he is looking forward to the results of the inquiry he requested earlier this year.

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White House to Agencies: Embrace Offbeat Methods for Buying Tech


Innovative procurement methods can provide agencies with more bang for their buck, White House officials say.

How Many Big Contractors Are Actually Posing As Small Businesses?

Advocacy group and SBA paint different pictures.

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Air Force Inks $291 Million Deals for Commodity Aircraft Supplies

Contracts cover wide range of gear including handheld computers.

CBO: Sequestration Cuts Are Unlikely This Year

The 2014 budget remains sufficient to avoid across-the-board reductions before the fiscal year ends.

Oil Industry Threatens to Take Its Underwater Air Guns and Go Home

The Interior Department said that it would allow the oil industry to use seismic cannons to search for oil and gas.

President Obama wanted to limit lobbyists' influence on government but found it's easier said than done.

It Just Got Easier to Lobby Federal Agencies

Facing litigation, the Obama administration rolls back restrictions aimed at curbing special interests.


IRS Gave Sensitive Data to Convict Sentenced to 21 Years

And failed to do background checks on many other contract workers who handled taxpayer files.

Infographic: Five Steps to Manage Government Regulations for Contractors

How to deal with an audit, how to ensure compliance and more ways to stick the landing.

GSA Steers More Office Supply Deals to Small Businesses

21 new Strategic Sourcing contracts could save $90 million annually.


Will The Government Shred Your Contract After a Hack?

OPM and DHS, in a first, halted work with a background investigator after it disclosed a breach.