Wartime Panel Pushes Lawmakers For Contracting Reforms

Law360, New York (October 4, 2011, 7:57 PM EDT) -- As the U.S. State Department builds its contractor security force in Iraq, federal contracting reforms remain a pressing concern for a bipartisan commission that urged Congress on Tuesday to hire more contract audit personnel and create a new U.S. inspector general for contingency situations.

The bipartisan Wartime Contracting Commission, which recently reported that the U.S. has wasted between $30 billion and $60 billion in contracts in Afghanistan and Iraq, testified to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on the need for legislation to implement...
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