GOP Sens. Skeptical Of Strategic Sourcing's Impact

Law360, New York (July 15, 2013, 7:07 PM EDT) -- The Senate Homeland Security committee encouraged the Obama administration’s efforts to cut its acquisition costs through strategic sourcing at a hearing Monday, but some Republicans expressed skepticism that the government could ever get enough incentives in place to cause federal employees to change their purchasing habits.

Witnesses from the Office of Federal Procurement Policy and the U.S. Government Accountability Office told the panel that the government can save billions in contracting costs through strategic sourcing, a collection of buying strategies including buying in bulk, driving costs...
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