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GSA cancels mental health contract following investigation

Technology company was to provide counseling for troops, but critics say it had no experience.

Senator places hold on procurement nominee

West Virginia Democrat wants to query Savafian on his contracting views.

GSA establishes new contract policy office

Chief acquisition officer named as agency aims to tighten procedures after probe.

House votes to halt immigration services competition

Proponents say that 1,100 Citizenship and Immigration Service jobs should be shielded from competition.

Move to cancel border security contract hotly debated in House

Opponents argue that nixing Accenture's contract would delay securing the nation's borders for two years and cost the jobs of 330,000 U.S. workers.

White House criticizes language in Interior appropriations bill

Administration has qualms about competitive sourcing and e-government provisions in an early version of the bill.

Defense tightens reins on outside contracts

New procedures will ensure compliance with federal regulations, after misuse reports.

GOP blocks war-profiteering amendment

Measure would have created new penalties -- including up to 20 years in jail -- for contractors convicted of overcharging.

Two union-backed outsourcing measures added to Senate Defense bill

New rights for civil servants to challenge outsourcing decisions could get stripped out in conference.

Senate votes to require Pentagon oversight of Iraq contracts

Amendment would halt the practice of outsourcing management of major reconstruction and security contracts.