Contractor Groups Back Reforms On USAID Project Regs

Law360, New York (July 22, 2013, 5:39 PM EDT) -- Contractor groups said Monday that they supported “common sense” oversight reforms in a House bill that would make it more difficult for the U.S. Agency for International Development to exclude domestic and international companies from competing for USAID projects abroad.

The bill passed the House foreign operations appropriations subcommittee Friday and is set to be considered by the House Appropriations Committee on Wednesday. The $34 billion bill represents about a 19 percent decline from the fiscal year 2013 budget for the U.S. Department of State, USAID...
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