New agency would have the power to impose fines and refer for criminal prosecution those engaging in unfair, deceptive or abusive acts.
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Despite OMB guidance, agencies’ approaches to paying contractors for performance still vary widely.
Group studying Federal Supply Schedules program says vendors should not be obligated to offer government lowest prices.
Greater citizen participation and more risk-taking among the suggestions offered at technology forum.
Defense chief has called more funding unnecessary particularly as the Air Force begins to buy F-35 Joint Strike Fighters and relies more heavily on unmanned aerial vehicles.
Panel is tackling potential problems on the front end by distributing checklists to agencies awarding Recovery Act contracts.
The $32.3 billion measure matches Obama's request and tops the fiscal 2009 amount by $4.7 billion.
Government's top procurement officials scramble to award unprecedented amounts of contract funds.
Pay-for-performance at the Pentagon has many detractors, but also a fair share of defenders.
Federal agencies have helped states exceed Recovery Act goals, officials say.