Measure would have created new penalties -- including up to 20 years in jail -- for contractors convicted of overcharging.
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New rights for civil servants to challenge outsourcing decisions could get stripped out in conference.
Amendment would halt the practice of outsourcing management of major reconstruction and security contracts.
OMB agrees to let agency off the hook on monitoring the results of dozens of small contests.
Contracting officials may have to wait longer to join companies to which they’ve awarded large contracts.
One department is trying to improve the transparency of streamlined A-76 studies.
Paperwork Reduction Act bogs down Army effort to count its contractors.
David Safavian now awaits Senate approval.
Senior executive says National Security Agency is likely to double classified spending again by decade’s end.
Research by Democrats shows such pacts are on the upswing, but procurement experts say the trend is not necessarily unexpected.