Category Archives: Federal Government

Article Excerpt: The number of new suppliers to the U.S. government fell 14 percent last year even as the Obama administration sought to increase competition in contracting. Contract awards in the year that ended Sept. 30 went to about 29,800 … Continue reading

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Article Excerpt: Federal buying procedures are about to get an update. After a couple of years of deliberation, the Federal Acquisition Regulation Council has finalized three rules that go into effect on April 2. The rules limit how agencies can … Continue reading

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Article Excerpt: Workers at a Campbellsville factory that makes T-shirts for U.S. soldiers won’t have to fear losing their jobs to prisoners. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell said he has received notification that Federal Prison Industries won’t bid on the … Continue reading

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Article Excerpt: A former executive is admitting his role in a $20 million government contracting fraud scheme. Harold F. Babb pleaded guilty in Washington’s federal court on Tuesday to charges of bribery and unlawful kickbacks. Prosecutors say Babb is cooperating with … Continue reading

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Article Excerpt: As the Pentagon has sought to sell wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to often-hostile populations there, it has spent hundreds of millions of dollars on poorly tracked marketing and propaganda campaigns that military leaders like to call “information … Continue reading

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