GAO recommends agencies adopt a popular private sector analysis method to help lower the cost of goods and services.
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Under the proposal endorsed by three of four commissioners, a contractor would set up and run the center.
New system allows buyers to search by category, which may shorten buying time.
Democrat is again introducing language that would force Bush administration to rethink competitive sourcing guidelines.
Concerns raised over contractor’s role in maintaining a central database of government purchase information.
Senate panel supports a measure to repeal the revised version of Circular A-76, the Bush administration’s rule book on competitive sourcing.
White House threatens to veto the spending bill over the provision, which mirrors one passed by the House over the summer.
New guidelines push Pentagon officials to buy recycled products.
Report says contractors in tax havens pay less in federal taxes, giving them a potential advantage in bidding for federal contracts.
Critics see contractor’s role in administering the database as problematic.