Unions hail decision; lawmakers have mixed reactions.
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IG cites Cynthia Stroum for an 'abusive management style,' and improperly purchasing thousands of dollars in booze using embassy funds.
Program allows contracting officers to set aside awards to women-owned companies in 83 categories.
Creativity can help agencies grow more efficient in addition to offering higher quality services, nonprofit and consultancy find.
Officials at Citizenship and Immigration Services awarded contract despite the failure of a demonstration pilot .
OIRA head Sunstein gives 100-day deadline for draft regulatory assessment strategies, encourages public participation.
Procurement chief calls for a ‘cultural change’ in how the government interacts with vendors.
Scott Bloch had previously pleaded guilty to contempt of Congress.
Proposal from Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., includes surprise cut of $16 billion for defense and other security programs.
Memo stresses that so long as officials follow ethics rules, early communication with vendors can help agencies craft stronger solicitations.