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Legislative Branch

Improve the Purchasing Power on Government Contracts

Every government contract/subcontract is subject to a “Settlement of Final Rates and Final Certificate of Current Cost or Pricing Data” at the end of a contract/subcontract. To get this final settlement, a Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) auditor must review and audit the contract. The DCAA auditors are backlogged with work, and these final audits can take many years until a contract may be addressed and finalized... more »

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Department of Homeland Security

Wakenhut

The solution to increasing operational control in the Border Patrol is not in increasing man power, rather utilizing the technology that we already have. Hiring more agents and bringing in outside sources for help costs significantly more than utilizing technology. WAKENHUT transports the aliens from the field to the station, but roughly ninety to ninety five percent of the time, they are sitting on idle on the “hard... more »

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Department of Defense

Mandate Technical Audits on Defense Contracts

Every day, government contracts are negotiated at far higher costs than they need to be. If requested, DCMA provides a report to the buying activity (Army, Navy etc.) called a Technical Support to Negotiations (TSN). A TSN identifies areas where contracts are overstated by the defense contractor. The author of the TSN, the DCMA Engineer, knows the "in's and out's" of the contractor's facility and can potentially save... more »

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