Days
Hrs
Min
Sec
 Fiscal 2017 budget deadline

 

Small biz group sues DoD over release of subcontracting reports

An advocate for small businesses is suing the Pentagon over the release of subcontracting reports.

But the American Small Business League says there’s no legal basis for the department to deny its Freedom of Information Act request.

The group is seeking information on a Hewlett-Packard contract.

In its rejection, the Defense Department says the request applies to trade secrets and other sensitive commercial or financial information.

Register for the Ask the CIO Chat with Andy Ozment of the Homeland Security Department on Oct. 11, at 1:30 p.m.

The group is asking a federal court in San Francisco to order DoD to disclose the documents.

Advertisement

It also accuses President Barack Obama of falling back on his promise to make government more open.

This story is part of Federal News Radio’s daily DoD Report. For more defense news, click here.