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Acquisition Reforms Bill

by Debbie Wilson  |  October 27, 2011  |  Comments Off

I was so pleased to read about the Acquisition Reforms Bill sponsored by fellow New Englanders Sens. Scott Brown (R-Mass.), Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.).  According to this Federal News Radio article, the main gist of the bill is to enable consolidated purchasing at the federal US level.  It carries the modest goal of $1 billion [...]

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Thirty Dollar Breakfasts and Free Conference Space

by Debbie Wilson  |  October 5, 2011  |  Comments Off

There’s been some debate in the press this week about Washington DC’s $16 muffins at a conference, which ended up actually being $14.29 for a continental breakfast and facilities rental at a DC Hilton.  A Bloomberg article (see http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/revisiting-the-16-muffin-09292011.html?chan=magazine+channel_news+-+politics+%26amp%3b+policy) goes onto to say that continental breakfasts can be even more expensive – more than thirty [...]

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