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The Administration’s Shifting Tactics on In-sourcing

The Defense Department and the White House are recalibrating their public stances on in-sourcing plans. Office of Federal Procurement Policy Administrator Dan Gordon said this week at an Integrated Resources Management Conference that confusion and misconceptions have long plagued the administration’s plans to bring current private-sector positions in house. “There …

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More DHS In-sourcing Coming?

The Department of Homeland Security recently finished reviewing about 100 service contracts, and the next step could be bringing some  positions in house through in-sourcing, according to a report in Federal Times. DHS also plans to review every existing and future contract. The contracts that have thus far been reviewed …

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Army Secretary Halts In-sourcing

The Army is halting ongoing in-sourcing plans, effective immediately, according to a memo from Army Secretary John McHugh released earlier this week. In its place, McHugh said any plans to phase private contractor positions into in-house government ones would have to cross his desk. “In an era of significantly constrained …

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In-Sourcing at Year’s End

Where does the government’s  in-sourcing strategy stand, especially at the end of a year that saw serious proposals to freeze federal pay and even shrink the federal workforce? Well, according to a report on Federal Computer Week, skeptics shouldn’t count in-sourcing out anytime soon. “By all accounts,” according to FCW, …

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Defense Consolidation: The End of In-Sourcing?

In March, the Government Accountability Office released a report updating long-term fiscal projections and predicting an “unsustainable” growth in the federal deficit – reaching World War II highs as early as 2020. To trim the budget, Robert M. Gates has cut $340 billion in life-cycle costs from the Pentagon’s long-term …

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FAA, NASA To Share Commercial Space Travel Regulation Duties

The Federal Aviation Administration and NASA will work together on forming criteria for commercial space travel of both government and non-government astronauts, the agencies announced Monday. Under a signed agreement, NASA will handle all issues regarding crew safety and mission assurance and the FAA will focus on public safety by …

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