Best-value contracts sometimes mean higher prices than purely priced-based deals. But as budgets stop growing, agencies are returning to competitions for best price, technically acceptable solutions. It may be confusing to contractors, but it shouldn’t be.
Lisa Shames — Director of Natural Resources and Environment Issues, Government Accountability Office
Few government announcements seem to thrill the public more than food recalls. But sometimes food recall announcements might not be technically accurate. They may be too late. Or premature. The Government Accountability Office looked at the recall process used by the Food and Drug Administration. It found a few serious issues.
Tom Temin is the host of The Federal Drive, which airs from 6-8 a.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, D.C. region and online everywhere. Tom has 30 years experience in journalism, mostly in technology markets. Before coming to Federal News Radio, he was a long-serving editor-in-chief of Government Computer News and Washington Technology magazines.