Automatic Suspensions: A Solution In Need Of A Problem
May 11, 2012, 1:39 PM EDT
Law360, New York (May 11, 2012, 1:39 PM EDT) -- In 1977, President Carter’s Office of Management and Budget director, Thomas Bertram Lance, lamented that the U.S. government could save billions by following the maxim: "If it ain't broke, don't fix it." According to Lance, the trouble with government was always, “[f]ixing things that aren't broken and not fixing things that are broken." Unfortunately, the times have changed, but government has not.
The latest example of misguided legislation appears in the Comprehensive Contingency Contracting Reform Act of 2012, a bill that purportedly aims to increase accountability...