Acquisition Reform Panel Presents Initial Findings to Congress

By John Bugnacki posted 8 days ago

  
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The Department of Defense's (DoD) Section 809 panel, created to solicit expert insight into how DoD could streamline its acquisition, has presented an initial report to Congress. According to a story inFederal News Radio, the recommendations are "mostly small, but actionable items." The panel's approach has been to strip away requirements that are not mission-related, including seemingly small requirements, such as mandating contractors use recycled paper. 

Full Story: Federal News Radio

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