OMB Official Skirts Contributions Disclosure Proposal

Law360, New York (May 12, 2011, 8:19 PM EDT) -- A senior policy official with the Office of Management and Budget touted the benefits of increased transparency in the government contracts procurement process at a congressional hearing Thursday, but refused to specifically discuss a proposal that would require federal contractors to disclose political contributions.

Testifying at a joint hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee and the House Small Business Committee, Daniel Gordon, the OMB's administrator for federal procurement policy, stressed that the executive branch was focused on protecting and maintaining the integrity and...
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