Pentagon contracts dropped 48 percent in February, extending a slump that has awards near the lowest level in almost two years.
Poet T.S. Eliot called April the cruelest month. Defense contractors would pick January.
President Barack Obama’s health agency said it has spent $319 million building an online health- insurance marketplace through October.
The U.S. government shutdown has created a bottleneck in contracting that may hurt companies long after federal offices open and the debt-ceiling dispute is resolved.
The U.S. government shutdown may hurt contractors long after Congress and President Barack Obama find a way to open federal offices and resolve the debt ceiling dispute.
The race to construct an online insurance exchange by Oct. 1 spurred the Obama administration to use an expedited bidding system that limited its choice of a builder to just four companies, including CGI Group Inc.
U.S. government agencies have canceled dozens of conferences and pared down other events following a scandal over a General Services Administration bash in Las Vegas.
A case of heart failure caused by cobalt intoxication from an artificial hip was solved with the aid of the U.S. television show “House,” according to a report published in a medical journal today.
U.S. investigators have uncovered evidence the federal contractor that did a background check on Edward Snowden falsified its work dating to 2008, according to two people familiar with the situation.
Anthony J. Domico, a former contractor hired to check the backgrounds of U.S. government workers, filed a 2006 report with the results of an investigation.
"The budget is a good thing overall but it does not mean there's a new day coming."
- Larry Allen on Feb 17, 2014