Contractors cheered when Congress enacted limitations on the use of LPTA contracts by the Defense Department when buying professional services.
People might have missed it in a busy season of budgets, baseball and bickering, but the White House earlier this month issued two executive orders.
Policy and legal experts say informal guidance can be helpful to agency stakeholders and others but acknowledged instances where the documents have become stand-ins for the official rulemaking process.
Orders tell federal agencies they must treat guidance documents as not legally binding, compile them into searchable databases within 120 days.
GSA’s Tom Howder’s career started when his agency was stingy with delegations of procurement authority under the Brooks Act.
The Trump administration sought to slow down the pace of federal regulation growth by telling agencies to retire to regulations for every new one they proposed.
In his first State of the Union, President Donald Trump highlights VA’s success with removing 1,500 employees under the June 2017 law.
One year into the President Donald Trump’s effort at cutting federal agency regulations, the administration’s so-called “regulation czar” says the White House’s effort to cut red tape has shown results.
The Trump administration recently announced cuts in federal regulations, a move one industry insider calls a significant initiative for government contractors.
It takes people, people with knowledge, skill and planning to get new plans through government.