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GAO pushes new interagency contracting rules
TGovernment overseers have told the Defense Department and General Services Administration to start using new interagency acquisition policy rules -- a move one senator says could reduce these contracts' risk to the government. A federal policy framework is now in place to deal with the risks that come with interagency contracting efforts, William Woods, director of acquisition and sourcing management at the Government Accountability Office, wrote in a Jan. 29 letter to several lawmakers. Now officials must institute the policies "in order for agencies to demonstrate whether the new policies established to address interagency contracting deficiencies produce the desired results."
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