The Coalition for Government Procurement said the Section 809 Panel’s approach to the concept of “readily available” products and services to reform the federal acquisition process raises concerns for accountability and transparency.
The military press obtained what the Navy wanted to remain hidden. But should the big report, put together by a rear admiral, have been kept secret?
GSA launched its schedules transparency initiative four months ago and NASA awards a new $2.9 billion contract to provide its employees new end user services.
Ten months ago, Robert Storch became the first presidentially-appointed, Senate-confirmed inspector general in the National Security Agency’s history.
The chaotic blob of Congress has become a little more open thanks to changes at the Congressional Research Service.
A panel of risk leaders from the Veterans Affairs Department, Bureau of the Fiscal Service and Treasury Department shared their experiences and advice for implementing Enterprise Risk Management.
On the theory that carefully calculating each unit’s operations and support costs would support better planning, the Congressional Budget Office did just that.
The government’s annual spending on grants dwarfs what it spends on contracts by $200 billion. Yet much of the effort devoted to spending transparency leaves out grants.
The EPA says it wants to “provide a consistent and transparent interpretation” of the cost-benefit analysis required for most major regulations, but environmentalists say it’s a tactic to undermine environmental and public health regulation.
What are GSA administrator Emily Murphy’s top priorities for the agency? Find out when Murphy joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf for a wide-ranging discussion of GSA operations. July 3, 2018