Small Business Administration watchdog releases a stinging audit days before a Senate hearing on contracting preferences for ANCs.
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Amendment to Homeland Security spending bill allows employers to use electronic verification system for existing employees as well as new hires.
Cass Sunstein is working at OMB on an unconfirmed basis.
Armed Services panel leaders hope letter from Obama will resonate with their colleagues and generate support for an amendment to strip the bill of funding for fighter jets the administration does not want.
Transparency groups and project management specialists were concerned by the lack of information on the deal, which could be worth up to $18 million.
Some practices such as relying primarily on résumés aren’t suitable for the federal government, consultancy says.
Recommendations conflict with SBA rules regarding parity among small disadvantaged businesses, budget chief says.
Committee leaders face uphill battle in stripping authorization bill of funding for fighter jets the Obama administration does not want.
Contractors are performing work that should be done by government employees, auditors find.
Private sector Web site finds that federal, state and local governments so far have paid $21 billion to contractors.