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August 31, 2015

By Neil Gordon

Army Ordered to Pay KBR’s Legal Expenses



U.S. Soldiers Iraq Water Treatment Chemicals The millions of dollars KBR has spent fighting lawsuits alleging toxic poisoning in Iraq must be reimbursed by taxpayers, according to a ruling by the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals.

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Topics: Contract Oversight

August 27, 2015

By Neil Gordon

POGO Supports “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces” Rule



U.S. Civilian Contractors The Project On Government Oversight submitted a public comment supporting a proposed rule implementing an Executive Order for expanded contractor disclosure. We also suggested ways to make the final rule more effective.

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Topics: Contract Oversight

August 24, 2015

By Jacob Marx

Lockheed Gets Off Far Too Easy for Illegal Lobbying



Sandia National Laboratories Sign Lockheed Martin has been fined over $750 million for contract mismanagement in the last decade, but continues to show little regard for the rules.

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Topics: Government Accountability, Contract Oversight

July 21, 2015

By Katie Cooney

Report Sheds More Light on Misconduct by Nuclear Contractor



Sandia National Laboratories Sign Nuclear contractor Sandia Corporation illegally used federal funds for lobbying, but will still likely be able to rebid for the billion dollar contract.

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Topics: Contract Oversight

July 6, 2011

By Bryan Rahija

New Podcast: Too Big to Debar? Contractors and the Government's Enforcement of Anti-Bribery Laws



Is the government too reluctant to crack down on contractors that bribe foreign officials? A recent law review article by Professor Drury Stevenson and Nicholas Wagoner, both of the South Texas College of Law, suggests that when it comes to enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the biggest government contractors might just be too big to debar.

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Topics: Contract Oversight

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