Senate Panel Hears Calls For SBA Contracting Reforms

Law360, New York (June 16, 2011, 5:36 PM EDT) -- Federal officials told a Senate committee Thursday that the U.S. Small Business Administration must do a better job coordinating its oversight efforts with other agencies when partnering to award contracts to small businesses.

Experts from the U.S. Government Accountability Office, SBA and the American Small Business League testified before the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship about inefficiency, duplication, fraud and abuse in SBA programs, saying the agency needed better controls to ensure that large corporations did not take contracts that are intended for small...
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