Sequestration and procurement

Tuesday - 3/19/2013, 7:34pm EDT

Jon Etherton, president, Etherton and Associates

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March 19, 2013 -- This week on "Off the Shelf", Jon Etherton, president of Etherton & Associates, Inc., provides an update on sequestration plans and their impact on both government and contractors.

He also provides his insight into the year ahead for procurement policy making on the Hill.

Finally, Etherton engages in a thoughtful discussion on the current state of the federal procurement system including whether the system has grown increasing closed as the result of greater oversight and increasing government unique requirements.