02/27/14 06:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security Department has awarded a $145 million contract for a series of border security towers to be built along the Mexican border in Arizona. Customs and Border Protection spokesman Michael Friel says the contact was given to EFW Inc., a government contractor...
02/26/14 03:04 PM
Hoffman TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – New Jersey Acting Attorney General John Hoffman announced a $400,000 settlement on Monday with a Vineland-based mechanical contracting company to resolve allegations of gender bias on jobs it handled. Falasca Mechanical Inc. allegedly violated...
By Michal Conger | 02/21/14 08:05 AM
Contractors and postal employees across the country have used government-issued Voyager credit cards to steal gas from the U.S. Postal Service, according to a series of reports by a postal watchdog.
By Lejla Sarcevic | 02/19/14 12:27 PM
A backlog of thousands of expired NASA contracts that have taken years to close out could be costing the space agency as much at $61 million, according to an audit from the agency's inspector general.
By Logan Porter | 02/18/14 12:11 PM
A Virginia businessman has been sentenced to almost four years in federal prison and ordered to pay more than $2 million for his part in what the Justice Department called "the largest domestic bribery and bid-rigging scheme in the history of federal contracting." Oh Sung Kwon of Vienna, Va.,...
02/14/14 03:08 PM
BISMARCK, N.D. (Legal Newsline) — North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem issued cease and desist orders on Wednesday against two contractors for allegedly engaging in contractor services without the proper licensure. Stenehjem David Alderman, doing business as Alderman Roofing...
By Logan Porter | 02/12/14 04:51 PM
President Obama put federal contractor pay in the spotlight with his State of the Union address proposal to raise the minimum wage for employees of companies doing government work. But how much do federal contractors make now? The numbers show they're paid an average of twice what than private...
By Timothy P. Carney | 02/06/14 04:12 PM
"The manufacturing of tanks — powerful but cumbersome — is no longer essential, the military says." That's from a Washington Post article on the debate over whether we need to build more tanks. If the U.S. Army doesn't want to buy tanks, why is there a debate over this? Here are two...
By Kelly Cohen | 02/06/14 12:55 PM
A new NASA information technology program worth $2.5 billion has "significant problems," the agency's inspector general has found.
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