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The General Accounting Office has ruled that a huge Air Force weapons maintenance contract does not violate laws designed to protect small businesses from bundled contracting practices.
Federal agency leaders should make plans to reduce their management staffs, expand outsourcing initiatives and increase e-government efforts, OMB Director Mitchell Daniels said in a recent memorandum.
The Air Force will hold its largest public-private competition ever next month at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb.
Three senators have asked the Bush administration to stop agencies from suspending a controversial rule that sets ethics standards for government contractors.
Agencies have reported that nearly half of civilian jobs in the federal government could be contracted out to private firms.