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Posts from Date:   2011-10

Acquisition Reforms Bill

by Debbie Wilson  |  October 27, 2011

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

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 goes onto to say that continental breakfasts can be even more expensive – more than thirty […]

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