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Lawmakers and a federal employee union have requested an investigation into the Agriculture Department's decision to outsource security work at a Maryland research facility.
A senior Republican lawmaker said Monday that the federal government should not limit its procurement efforts to American companies.
Federal managers must plan ahead, involve top executives in decision-making, communicate clearly and coordinate with personnel officials in order to maximize the benefits of competitive sourcing, according to the latest acquisition guide.
The Senate has approved a measure that would prevent most civilian federal agencies from outsourcing jobs to contractors working outside the United States.