New Senate amendment would allow DOD to modify contracts for inflation relief

By Tony Bertuca / October 5, 2022 at 1:00 PM
(Editor's note: This story has been updated to include comments from Scott Amey, general counsel for the Project on Government Oversight.) The defense industry has thrown its support behind a new amendment to the Senate's version of the annual defense authorization bill that would allow the Pentagon to modify existing contracts to grant inflation relief to contractors. The amendment offered by Sen. Kevin Cramer (R-ND) would give the Defense Department the authority to provide contractors with an “economic price...

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