DCAA Needs More Staff, Powers To Do Its Job, Report Says

Law360, New York (March 28, 2012, 8:26 PM EDT) -- The federal government should give the oft-criticized Defense Contract Audit Agency more resources to strengthen auditing of contractors, including more money to hire skilled staff and additional authority to subpoena contractor records, according to a Center for American Progress report released Wednesday.

The think tank's “Better Auditing for Better Contracting” report said that with federal budgets shrinking, good oversight is more important than ever and the DCAA is responsible for the lion's share of auditing government contracts. While the DCAA audited $2.7 billion for the government...
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