Senate committee examines progress on wartime contracting

Wednesday - 7/17/2013, 9:44pm EDT

Pentagon Solutions

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Today's Pentagon Solutions is an hour-long deep dive into issues affecting the top and bottom levels of the Defense Department. Today we're listening to a hearing about the status of wartime contracting reforms mandated by the National Defense Authorization Act for 2013.

The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Financial and Contracting Oversight, led by Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.), examined how the Pentagon and the State Department have implemented contingency contracting reforms.