Angela Styles, chair of Crowell & Moring LLP joins host Roger Waldron to discuss implementation of the "Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces" executive order. July 14, 2015
Improving acquisition compliance and ethics may involve less rulemaking and more culture shaping according to panelists at the National Contract Management Association's World Congress conference. At the conference, agency leaders discussed the need to streamline and pursue innovative approaches to federal acquisition policies.
News and buzz from the last two weeks includes a new legislative proposal from Rep. Darrell Issa on suspension and debarment and round two of the Presidential Innovation Fellows program.
Agencies are making greater use of their ability to declare contractors and individuals ineligible for work by the federal government. Some outside experts suggest the increase may be the result of hasty decisions.
On the heels of the announcement that Dan Gordon will step down as OFPP administrator, experts evaluate his legacy and discuss the process and pitfalls of naming a successor.
A coalition of businesses, associations and citizen groups rate members of Congress on how they voted on bills that promote or hurt private sector companies and forces industry to compete with the government. But some experts say the business coalition is taking a too narrow view of what the government does.
Francis Rose is joined by industry leaders and federal employees in an effort to parse out the lines of distinction.
Chairman says government buying power should be saving taxpayers money; instead, dollars are wasted because of implementation delays.
Angela Styles Partner Crowell & Moring August 4th, 2009
Here\'s the tricky part: finding, not just following, the leader
Procurement and contracting have been hot-button issues in the federal space lately. The President has pledged to reform the system, but a new administrator for federal procurement policy has yet to be named. Angela Styles…
Administration officials still claim some success