Gov't Cellphone Contracts Show Sloppiness, Watchdog Says

Law360, New York (May 8, 2013, 7:54 PM EDT) -- Despite the Office of Management and Budget's efforts to better coordinate federal contracting through strategic sourcing, OMB data shows sloppiness persists, as in the case of one agency that paid 13 different prices for cellphone services, according to the nonprofit watchdog Project on Government Oversight.

The OMB didn't name the agency, but used the cellphone contracts as an example of the kind of wasteful and fragmentated spending it is trying to fight, POGO said Wednesday. The 13 different plans have total monthly costs that range between...
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