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In a sign that procurement reform may soon receive more congressional scrutiny, the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee last week called on the General Accounting Office to investigate the fees agencies charge on multiple-agency contracts and separately, the needs of the government’s acquisition workforce.
What if federal workers could be outsourced but keep their health and pension benefits? It’s a possibility under one Republican lawmaker’s proposal to improve the privatization process.
The Bush administration will press to let agencies keep savings achieved through public-private competitions, Office of Management and Budget Director Mitch Daniels said Wednesday.