William LaPlante

Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Okla., left, speaks with Senate Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., during a committee hearing with Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on the Department of Defense budget posture, Thursday April 26, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington.

House attempt to streamline commercial buying runs into trouble in Senate

Based on recommendations from the Section 809 Panel, the House has proposed the first major reforms in 25 years to DoD’s buying of commercial items. But…

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Latest effort to reform DoD acquisition borrows heavily from expert panel’s recommendations

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Panel gives tiny defense acquisition tweaks to make broader impact

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Air Force claims $2 billion in acquisition savings from ‘should-cost’ management

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Inside the DoD Reporter’s Notebook: DoD drills down on service contracting; a controversial decision on contractor pay

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DoD acquisition programs remain alive, but sequestration damage is real

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