Inside the Pentagon - July 12, 2018

Senate appropriators still seek transparency in DOD services contracts

July 11, 2018 |
Tony Bertuca
The Senate Appropriations Committee remains concerned the Defense Department does not have adequate policies and controls in place to enforce limitations on its annual amount of contracted services and is urging the Pentagon comptroller to review the matter. Furthermore, "it appears as though the Department does not deliberately plan for most contracted services," according to the report accompanying the committee's fiscal year 2019 defense appropriations bill. Senate appropriators included similar language in their FY-18 version of the bill. "The committee...

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