Agencies try to coordinate telecommunications efforts and use central buying power.
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A form of share-in-savings contracts allow quick investment but cost agencies more in the long-run, says report.
Candidate well-liked but lacks private-sector experience required by law, Senate aides say.
Air Force acquisition chief says "there are many people now lining up to leave."
GSA unit plagued by allegations of contracting and procurement improprieties.
The agency is expected to announce increased savings and high win rates by in-house teams.
Regulations to be released Tuesday implement 2002 act requiring preferential purchasing for goods that include biological, agricultural or forestry materials.
Darleen Druyun was sentenced in September to nine months in federal prison for violating conflict of interest laws.
Even if in-house team wins, some employees could lose their jobs; agency says displaced workers will get first crack at other FAA positions.