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2014-06-12 23:11:10

US Federal Contractor Registration is reporting that a recent GAO study shows an increase in suspension and debarment actions by federal agencies since recommendations were made to improve these programs in fiscal year 2011. Washington D.C. (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 US Federal Contractor Registration is reporting that a recent study released May 21, 2014 at GAP.gov shows an increase in suspension and debarment actions by federal agencies since recommendations were made to improve these...

2014-05-23 23:08:41

Federal Fund Management Advisor will help recipients and subrecipients prepare for future single audits in a June 5 webinar. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 The feature of OMB’s grant reform that has probably received the most attention is the change in the threshold of federal fund expenditures that will trigger the requirement for conduct of an independent audit under the Single Audit Act of 1984 (as amended). But there are several other changes related to audits that recipients...

2014-04-10 08:34:41

FAIRFAX, Va., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SRA International, Inc., a leading provider of IT solutions and professional services to government organizations, today announced that the company has successfully secured a contract to provide IT infrastructure and operational support to the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) Information Systems and Technology Services (ISTS) office. The five-year contract is worth $148 million if all options are exercised. GAO is the U.S....

2014-02-05 16:21:17

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations criticized the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for issuing an overly rosy self-assessment of its Compliance, Safety Accountability program just days after an independent review found serious flaws with the agency's safety monitoring and measurement system. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100129/ATALOGO) "While we support the aims and objectives of CSA, it is...

2014-02-03 16:21:11

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, leaders at American Trucking Associations praised the Government Accountability Office's review of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's CSA safety monitoring program and called on the agency to make immediate changes to the program. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100129/ATALOGO) "The GAO's review of FMCSA's Compliance, Safety, Accountability program was comprehensive, thoughtful and balanced,"...

2014-01-13 12:20:54

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) today issued the following statement from President and CEO Christine Duffy on the recently-released Government Accountability Office (GAO) report on implementation of the Cruise Vessel Security and Safety Act (CVSSA) of 2010 and cruise industry safety practices: "We are pleased the GAO concluded that cruise lines are complying with the requirements of the CVSSA, and implementation of...

SpaceX Selected To Begin Negotiations For NASA's Launch Complex 39A
2013-12-15 04:15:14

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online NASA has officially decided to begin negotiations with SpaceX over the use and maintenance of Launch Complex 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, ending a highly-charged selection process. The decision came after the Government Accountability Office (GAO) announced last week that it had ruled against a challenge to NASA plans brought by Blue Origin, a private space exploration company owned by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos....

Bezos Loses Wrangle Over Launch Pad
2013-12-13 13:07:07

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Government Accountability Office (GAO) announced on Friday that it had ruled against a challenge to NASA plans brought by Blue Origin, a private space exploration company owned by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. The company had filed a protest with the GAO over NASA’s process for awarding rights to use of an historic Kennedy Space Center launch pad – objecting to NASA administrator Charles Bolden’s comments that Blue Origin said...


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