Business coalition rates lawmakers' votes on federal contracting bills

Thursday - 10/28/2010, 5:20pm EDT

Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

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A new scorecard rates how lawmakers voted on 10 bills that included provisions to increase or decrease competition for federal contracts. The evaluation by the Business Coalition for Fair Competition adds a new wrinkle to the growing debate over insourcing.

The BCFC wants to highlight what it believes are provisions that hurt private sector companies and forces industry to compete with the government. But some experts say the BCFC is taking a too narrow view of what the government does.

Federal News Radio's Jason Miller joined the DorobekINSIDER with an explanation of the debate. Jason will have more details tomorrow on the Federal Drive from 6 to 10 a.m.