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House bills slash federal workforce, start possible hiring freeze

A collection of new House bills aim to slash the federal workforce, let go of 120,000 civilian employees at the Pentagon and take back top secret security clearances for contractors in the intelligence community.

Tags: Congress , workforce , workforce reductions , Cynthia Lummis , Ken Calvert , J. David Cox , AFGE , DoD , REDUCE Act , Chris Van Hollen , Sheila Jackson Lee , Sean McCalley

Wednesday - 01/21/2015, 04:13pm EST

Hearing offers little clarity to campaign disclosure proposal

Republican House lawmakers are frustrated and concerned over the draft Executive Order requiring contractors to make campaign contributions public. OFPP's Dan Gordon declines to answer specific questions about the proposal, but said transparency is key to ensuring trust in the procurement system.

Tags: contracting , industry , Dan Gordon , Darrell Issa , Sam Graves , Elijah Cummings , Nydia Velazquez , Tim Walberg , House Small Business Committee , House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , OFPP , White House , FEC , draft executive order , political contributions , Jason Miller

Friday - 05/13/2011, 07:35am EDT
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Senators press for answers on draft political contributions order

More than a quarter of the Senate wrote to the President asking for more details on the proposal to require contractors to disclose political contributions.

Tags: contracting , industry , White House , Senate , political contributions , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 04/27/2011, 11:25am EDT

Draft executive order gives industry heartburn

White House is considering issuing an executive order that would require vendors to submit information about their political contributions as part of their bid proposal package. Industry associations say the proposal wouldn't keep political influence out of the acquisition process, but likely add it in. The administration claims the draft order is all about greater transparency and accountability.

Tags: contracting , industry , Jay Carney , White House , Susan Collins , Mitch McConnell , Trey Hodgkins , Stan Soloway , PSC , TechAmerica , political contributions , Jason Miller

Thursday - 04/21/2011, 07:31am EDT
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