Defense industry aggravated with progress of DoD LPTA contracts

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Congress fixes things in the one way it can — by passing laws. But in the real world of uber-government, nothing happens until an agency writes a rule to implement the law. Sometimes it takes them months or years to get around to it. Such is the case on rulemaking related to lowest prices, technically acceptable (LPTA) Defense Department contracts. Alan Chvotkin, executive vice president and counsel at the Professional Services Council, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to talk about what’s starting to annoy industry.

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