According to the Coalition for Government Procurement (a vendor lobby group in the US), the Clean Contracting Act proposed by Democrat Rep. Henry Waxman is “scary as hell”. Sounds pretty bad. So what’s in this bill that has the vendor community all in a tizz?
According to a recent article in Washington Technology, the bill seeks to clean up government procurement in several ways:
Suffice it to say, the Coalition for Government Procurement will be keeping a close eye on the November 7 congressional elections. Hell (a Democrat majority in the House) may be right around the corner.