Sprint says it learned of change after contract was let to rival.
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Three companies are disputing the award of the lucrative contract to AT&T.
Memo shows a higher win rate than expected for government contractors in A-76 competitions at the Public Buildings Service.
Transporation Secretary Norman Mineta said such partnerships can save time and can cut construction costs by up to 40 percent.
Decision will likely expand the use of the controversial contracting method outside of the technology arena.
Contract for Treasury Communications Enterprise could be worth $3 billion over a decade.
Agencies would be allowed to use contracts based on time and expenses when purchasing commercial services.
Turnover was too high in the politically appointed ranks above Air Force procurement official Darleen Druyun, Defense secretary says.
Language limiting competitions once again dropped in the final hour of negotiations; supporters seek new strategy for next year.