The U.S. Department of Energy's inspector general on Monday criticized West Virginia's management of a $38 million federal weatherization grant, saying state agencies did not solicit competitive bids and prioritized weatherization for state employees and their relatives.
A New York federal judge refused on Tuesday to prevent prosecutors from contacting employees of Amgen Inc. during their investigation of allegations raised in a series of False Claims Act lawsuits accusing the drugmaker of providing kickbacks to health care providers.
Humana Inc. said Wednesday that the U.S. Government Accountability Office has upheld the Department of Defense’s decision to award the company a $23.5 billion contract to provide health insurance to troops and veterans in the South.
The U.S. Department of Defense on Tuesday outlined in a report to Congress its plans to reduce the military's reliance on oil and increase its use of alternative energy sources.
The U.S. Government Accountability Office decided Tuesday that it had the authority to rule on bid protests relating to task orders under flexible contracts with civilian agencies, despite the recent expiration of a law that defined the GAO's jurisdiction over such protests.
The Wornick Co. sued Houston Casualty Co. in Ohio on Wednesday seeking insurance coverage for $2.8 million the military rations provider paid in relation to the recall of 700,000 meals ready to eat contaminated by salmonella.
An Illinois federal judge sentenced a former executive of Chicago trash container company to 16 months in prison and a $40,000 fine Wednesday for his role in a bid-rigging plot for a contract to repair the city's trash carts.
Former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore F. DiMasi was found guilty Wednesday of taking thousands of dollars in bribes in exchange for helping two software companies score multimillion-dollar government contracts.
Federal prosecutors on Monday charged the owner of three companies that served as U.S. Navy subcontractors with participating in a multimillion-dollar kickback scheme over technology services contracts at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center in Rhode Island.
A federal judge on Monday denied the U.S. Department of Energy's bid to dismiss Texas Instruments Inc.’s $2.1 million indemnity suit that claims the DOE should reimburse TI for costs incurred in three lawsuits related to radioactive waste at a Massachusetts landfill.
The U.S. Department of Defense won’t be able to meet President Barack Obama’s goal of making $400 billion in spending cuts over 12 years without reducing the military’s overall capabilities, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Wednesday.
A federal oversight board released a report Monday blasting the U.S. Department of Energy and contractor Bechtel National Inc. for discouraging employees from raising safety concerns at the construction site of a $12.2 billion nuclear waste treatment plant in Washington state.
A former U.S. Army major pled guilty to bribery in California on Monday, admitting that he took $250,000 in exchange for awarding a contract to provide bottled water to U.S. troops in Iraq.
The U.S. Court of Federal Claims has rejected Northeast Military Sales Inc.'s bid protest alleging the government improperly rated past performance and competitor prices when awarding a contract for deli and bakery resale work, according to an opinion published Monday.
House Republicans grilled Nuclear Regulatory Commission Inspector General Hubert Bell during a Tuesday hearing, saying a recent report by Bell indicated that NRC Chairman Gregory Jaczko broke the law in shutting down the long-planned Yucca Mountain nuclear waste site in Nevada.
Prosecutors asked a Louisiana federal court Tuesday to lower the offense level for a con man who pled guilty to rigging bids for E-Rate contracts as part of a $2.5 million fraud, saying he helped the government by pleading guilty early.
A federal judge awarded two Progress Energy Inc. units nearly $92 million in damages Tuesday in their suit claiming the U.S. government breached a contract to collect spent nuclear fuel from power plants they operate in the Carolinas and Florida.
Government contractors may benefit from a proposed governmentwide overhaul of regulations on organizational conflicts of interest, as regulators weigh a more flexible approach that prioritizes competitive fairness and protection of nonpublic information over safeguarding the government's interests.
A Virginia federal judge on Monday trimmed some claims that Xe Services LLC overbilled the U.S. for services provided in Afghanistan and Iraq under a $1.2 billion contract from a fraud suit brought by an ex-Xe employee.
The U.S. Court of Federal Claims has barred Alon Corp. from starting work on a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement support services contract that NetStar-1 Government Consulting Inc. alleged was inappropriately awarded to Alon, according to a ruling publicized Monday.