Contracting

The DEA And ICE Are Hiding Surveillance Cameras in Streetlights

"I can tell you this—things are always being watched."

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NIH Is Looking For Someone To Roll Its Joints

Interested applicants must be able to produce marijuana cigarettes of varying strengths.

Read more November 7, 2018 Leave a comment

Northrop Grumman Pays $27.5 Million Under False Claims Act

Contractor admits inflated billing on Air Force battlefield communications contracts.

Read more November 5, 2018 Leave a comment
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The watchdog found that the $1.5 million-per-day effort to reduce dependence on the poppy harvest for the narcotics trade has failed, with poppy cultivation this year at four times the level of 2002.

Another Grim War-Zone Review from U.S. Afghanistan Watchdog

Kabul government’s control over territory diminishes further as civilian casualties rise.

A Single Shelter For Migrant Children Is Costing The Government Over $500,000 A Day

Taxpayers are spending millions of dollars each month to further Trump's immigration policy.

Fiscal 2019 Could Be 'High-Water Mark' of Defense Spending

Pentagon comptroller tells contractors group his staff is adjusting to a funding boost delivered on time.

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., said he does not discuss business matters with his brother-in-law.

SBA Shrugs Off Report That House Majority Leader's In-Law May Have Misused Small Business Contracts

Brother of McCarthy’s wife won $7 million in suspect set-asides for Native American firms, investigative report finds.

Defense Contractor That Posed As Small Business Forfeits $7.8 Million

Army investigators uncover false claim by Arena Event Services.

The F-35 production line in Fort Worth, Texas.

Trump Wants Chinese Parts Out of American Weapons

The White House will call for targeted investments in domestic manufacturing in an industrial-base report to be unveiled Friday.

How Contractor Fraud Is Reported Shouldn’t Affect How It Gets Investigated

There are two main ways that a whistleblower can sound the alarm. Their outcomes can be very different.

Pentagon Backs Off Controversial Changes to Contractor Pay Schedule

Lawmakers and industry officials had questioned a plan to pay companies less money up front.

An Italian-Designed, American-Built Helicopter Will Replace U.S. Air Force Hueys

The selection of the Boeing-Leonardo MH-139 ends a years-long quest to replace the 1970s-era UH-1Ns.

File photo of Todd Harrison, director of Defense Budget Analysis at the Center for Strategic and International Studies think tank in Washington.

USAF’s Space Force Cost-Estimate Is Likely Too High: Analyst

Todd Harrison says $13 billion is a high-ball figure meant to shift the debate.

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