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Performance-based energy savings contracts may cost government

A form of share-in-savings contracts allow quick investment but cost agencies more in the long-run, says report.

Potential Pentagon acquisition chief might face hurdles

Candidate well-liked but lacks private-sector experience required by law, Senate aides say.

Druyun scandal may lead to more vacancies at the Pentagon

Air Force acquisition chief says "there are many people now lining up to leave."

Federal Technology Service chief to step down

GSA unit plagued by allegations of contracting and procurement improprieties.

OMB to report that job contests saved $1.25 billion last year

The agency is expected to announce increased savings and high win rates by in-house teams.

USDA to set requirements for agencies to purchase bio-based products

Regulations to be released Tuesday implement 2002 act requiring preferential purchasing for goods that include biological, agricultural or forestry materials.

Former Air Force acquisition chief begins prison term

Darleen Druyun was sentenced in September to nine months in federal prison for violating conflict of interest laws.

FAA anticipates end to massive job competition

Even if in-house team wins, some employees could lose their jobs; agency says displaced workers will get first crack at other FAA positions.

Disabled-veteran share of procurement pie to increase

Report predicts contract awards to businesses owned by disabled veterans will reach $2.8 billion within the next three years, up from $103.7 million in 2003.