For years, watchdog groups have lamented that many government agencies continue to work with contractors that act unethically, commit fraud or perform poorly.
But as the U.S. government has tried to crack down on wasteful the number of companies suspended and prohibited from contracting with federal agencies has grown significantly. And on Wednesday, the Government Accountability Office reported that even those agencies that previously were the least likely to end ties with questionable contractors are now taking actions against them more frequently.
Across the government, the number of suspension and debarment actions jumped from …read more
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