Warren questions DOD, industry associations over inflation relief proposals

By Tony Bertuca / October 7, 2022 at 1:29 PM
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) is questioning the Defense Department's push to provide inflation relief to defense contractors, sending a new letter to Pentagon acquisition chief Bill LaPlante voicing concern that DOD may be preparing to dish out "corporate welfare" without sufficient data to justify the cost. Warren says she is specifically concerned about DOD efforts afoot to potentially modify firm, fixed-price contracts to provide greater payments to defense contractors facing inflation-related costs. “There are too many instances where major defense...

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