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Senate Dems. call for service-contracting cap, but industry cries foul

A group of 26 Democratic senators wrote last week to Defense Secretary Leon Panetta urging the Pentagon to lift an "arbitrary" cap on DoD's civilian workforce, saying contractors hadn't been similarly affected by budget constraints. But the Professional Services Council, an industry group which represents many defense contractors, rebuts the charge that contractors haven't also felt the effects of the current fiscal climate.

Tags: Congress , Senate , DoD , acquisition , service contracting , PSC , Alan Chvotkin , Stan Soloway , In Depth , Francis Rose , Jack Moore

Thursday - 05/03/2012, 10:12pm EDT
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Senators fight DoD hiring freeze

Democratic Senators, led by Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.), say Panetta's plan breaks the law.

Tags: Leon Panetta , DoD , hiring freeze , budget , Barbara Mikulski , Claire McCaskill , Tom Harkin , Patty Murray , jory heckman

Tuesday - 07/12/2011, 04:30pm EDT

DOT gave unsafe bus operator extra time to appeal

Transportation Department officials say they were about to shut down a bus company involved in a deadly crash in Virginia but then gave the company extra time to appeal an unsatisfactory safety rating.

Tags: SkyExpress , Ray Lahood , U.S. Department of Transportation , Kin Yiu Cheung , Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration , Kay Bailey Hutchinson , Tom Coburn , Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety

Tuesday - 05/31/2011, 08:16am EDT
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