Knowing What the Federal Government Owns

How much land does the federal government own? It seems like a basic question that would have a simple answer, but the federal government does not have the kind of basic property and asset data that a well-run business or responsible family relies on to manage its finances. Some agencies do have good inventory systems-tracking … [Read more…]

Conservative organizations call out the FCC on internet regulation

Originally posted on NetRightDaily. The below letter was sent to the FCC regarding their proposed regulation of the internet. Over 150 organizations, bloggers and state lawmakers opposed the regs in the below letter: August 11, 2010 Federal Communications Commission 445 12th Street, S.W. Washington, DC 20554 RE:   GN Docket No. 10-127, Framework for Broadband Internet … [Read more…]

Obama’s Hidden War on Competition Costs Taxpayers

Ignored by the mainstream media, President Obama has been changing government rules to prevent agencies from using private firms in order to reduce costs. Typically, that raises costs to taxpayers by as much as 30 percent. The effort to stifle competition and require that unionized government employees perform work that private companies did previously began … [Read more…]

Firms fear job losses as federal agencies insource more contracts

Federal contractors fear they will lose business as a result of new guidance issued by the Obama administration on when federal agencies should reserve work for federal employees. The Office of Federal Procurement Policy issued a proposed policy letter in March that defines functions that are “inherently governmental” and should be performed by federal employees. … [Read more…]