Contractors Should Get Ready for Scrutiny
Corrigan, Joe, Hickey, David, National Defense
Federal contractors must be prepared for the change in political and business climate in Congress. The success of the Democratic Party in the 2006 elections in part was based on a coherent theme of ethical misconduct by the Republican Party and mismanagement of contracts by the executive branch. Perhaps secondary only to the war, this theme resonated enough to give Democrats control of the 110th Congress.
Legislative and oversight investigative planning by committee chairmen is underway. Congressional impact on the contracting community could be more significant than it has been in a decade. Companies can minimize risks by assessing political dangers and …
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Publication information: Article title: Contractors Should Get Ready for Scrutiny. Contributors: Corrigan, Joe - Author, Hickey, David - Author. Magazine title: National Defense. Volume: 91. Issue: 639 Publication date: February 2007. Page number: 58. © 2009 National Defense Industrial Association. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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