Budget impasse delays DOD progress payments study

By Tony Bertuca  
December 2, 2019 at 4:25 PM
Congress' inability to pass a fiscal year 2020 budget is delaying the start of a Pentagon study that could change the way defense contractors have been paid for years. "Actually, we haven’t kicked off because it's a budget thing -- you need money to start it," Kevin Fahey, the assistant secretary of defense for acquisition, told reporters at the Pentagon today. Lawmakers have yet to pass an FY-20 federal budget because of partisan differences over President Trump’s use of defense...

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