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House votes to curtail job competitions

Lawmakers support a House member in his second attempt to force the Bush administration back to the drawing board.

Agencies urged to conduct to extensive analyses of purchases

GAO recommends agencies adopt a popular private sector analysis method to help lower the cost of goods and services.

EEOC approves plan for national customer service center

Under the proposal endorsed by three of four commissioners, a contractor would set up and run the center.

GSA upgrades purchasing Web site

New system allows buyers to search by category, which may shorten buying time.

House lawmaker to renew challenge of job competition rules

Democrat is again introducing language that would force Bush administration to rethink competitive sourcing guidelines.

Democrats discuss potential obstacles to oversight of Iraq contracts

Concerns raised over contractor’s role in maintaining a central database of government purchase information.

Senator renews attacks on revised version of job competition rules

Senate panel supports a measure to repeal the revised version of Circular A-76, the Bush administration’s rule book on competitive sourcing.

Senate seeks to halt competition for immigration jobs

White House threatens to veto the spending bill over the provision, which mirrors one passed by the House over the summer.

Pentagon encourages environmentally friendly acquisitions

New guidelines push Pentagon officials to buy recycled products.

Offshore corporations could have edge in contracts

Report says contractors in tax havens pay less in federal taxes, giving them a potential advantage in bidding for federal contracts.