U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Mary Schapiro told lawmakers Wednesday that she was responsible for the agency’s decision to enter into a 10-year, $556 million lease for office space in Washington that it later found it didn’t need.
The U.S. Court of Federal Claims on Tuesday entered final judgment denying United Concordia Cos. Inc.'s challenge to the award of a $1.9 billion U.S. Department of Defense contract to Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. to provide dental care to military families.
A developer seeking a contract to build a Baltimore casino filed suit Tuesday in Maryland against the state commission in charge of vetting casino proposals, alleging that the state was unfairly favoring businesses owned by women and minorities.
Universal Health Services Inc. asked a Virginia federal court Tuesday to force the production of state documents in a lawsuit accusing the company of discrimination, submitting false Medicaid claims for youth treatment services and retaliation against purported whistleblowers.
Rolls-Royce Corp. on Tuesday rebuffed a former employee's request to compel additional discovery in a False Claims Act suit in Indiana over allegedly defective aircraft engine parts sold to the U.S. government, saying that it had already provided the requested documents.
An Idaho federal judge ruled Friday that two construction labor groups would likely succeed in challenging a new state law that prevents unions from deducting members' wages to subsidize pay for contractor workers, and postponed the law from taking effect.
Poor management of U.S. Army contracts for support of military bases in Kuwait contributed to ballooning costs and weak accountability for military property, according to a U.S. Department of Defense audit published Thursday.
The U.S. Government Accountability Office said in a decision released Friday that it had upheld Mission Essential Personnel LLC's bid protest alleging the Defense Intelligence Agency improperly evaluated contract proposals for translation and linguistic services for the National Media Exploitation Center.
The D.C. Circuit on Friday dismissed petitions by South Carolina, Washington state and others challenging the Obama administration's decision to pull the plug on the controversial Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository in Nevada.
In its efforts to promote commercial space flight, NASA must develop clear safety and performance requirements while taking care to avoid potential conflicts of interest, according to a Thursday report by the agency's inspector general.
The U.S. Government Accountability Office announced Friday it had denied L-3 Services Inc.’s protest of a contract worth more than $250 million for information technology work at the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, saying a rival company’s bid was more detailed.
Congress needs more specific input from the U.S. Department of Defense before it takes action on a contractor's study of problems with the DOD's depot-level maintenance of equipment and vehicles, according to a U.S. Government Accountability Office report published Friday.
The Third Circuit on Thursday revived part of two former employees' suit accusing United Health Group Inc. and its subsidiary AmeriChoice New Jersey of giving kickbacks to a medical clinic to induce the clinic to switch its patients to the health care provider's Medicare and Medicaid programs.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said Thursday that Roche Holding Ltd.'s drug Avastin will continue to be covered by Medicare for breast cancer treatment, despite a negative recommendation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Contracting officer representatives in Afghanistan remain unprepared to oversee contracting activities despite efforts by the U.S. Department of Defense and other agencies to improve training and provide better guidance, the Government Accountability Office said in a report released Thursday.
A Texas businessman pled not guilty Thursday to allegations that he and a former county commissioner funneled kickbacks to a former state judge to secure subcontracting work as part of a $3.2 million federally funded cleanup following Hurricane Ike.
Former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore F. DiMasi on Wednesday sought a new trial or the toss of his conviction of accepting bribes to help two software companies score multimillion-dollar contracts with the state, saying the court allowed hearsay into evidence.
A Prince George's County, Md., councilwoman admitted Thursday she tampered with evidence in a federal grant money bribery case against her husband, the county's former top executive, when she flushed a $100,000 check down a toilet.
Bombardier Transportation (Holdings) USA Inc. on Wednesday appealed a finding that Honolulu properly awarded a $574 million contract for a rail transit project to Ansaldo Honolulu JV.
The U.S. Government Accountability Office reported to Congress on Thursday that it has not identified any domestic companies selling communications-disrupting technology to Iran, an action that would be grounds for blacklisting a contractor from receiving federal money.