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Tom Davis Advocating for New Contractor Payment Model

Congress should form a new procurement model that pays contractors only when they achieve defined business results, former Virginia Rep. Tom Davis told a House committee Tuesday. The Washington Business Journal reports Davis, director at Deloitte & Touche, said the performance-based model would pay contractors if they delivered cost savings …

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OMB Seeking to Ramp Up Strategic Sourcing

The Office of Management and Budget is asking federal agencies to increase their use of strategic sourcing contracts as part of efforts to manage acquisitions, Fedscoop reports. David Stegon writes Acting Director Jeff Zients created an Interagency Strategic Sourcing Leadership Council to lead efforts to increase strategic sourcing across the …

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Judge Upholds Service Contractor Campaign Donation Ban

A federal judge has ruled a law banning government contractors from contributing to political candidates, parties and their committees should stand, Courthouse News Service reports. U.S. District Judge James Boasberg issued a 19-page ruling against the three plaintiffs, two of which hold contracts with the U.S. Agency for International Development …

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