Reporters' Roundup: tackling improper payments, and taming interagency contracting

Wednesday - 5/25/2011, 4:28pm EDT

WFED's Jason Miller on In Depth

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Jared Serbu, Reporter, Federal News Radio

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These are the stories Federal News Radio reporters are working on today.

  • The Office of Federal Procurement Policy is ready to add some rigor to interagency contracting. Dan Gordon is the administrator of OFPP. He tells a Senate committee today, new regulations will add some more discipline to a process that has run amok over the last decade. Federal News Radio's Jason Miller has details.

  • Administration officials told Congress today that federal agencies are taking a more aggressive approach than ever to improper payments and realizing that they need to share data in order to tackle the problem. Federal News Radio's Jared Serbu has the details.