A coalition of organizations urged the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform to hold a markup as soon as possible on H.R. 1339, the Freedom from Government Competition Act of 2017. The coalition letter described wasteful spending that could save taxpayers more than $27 billion annually. Also posted at CEI.
The latest on privatization and public-private partnerships in federal government. John Palatiello December 14, 2017 The Federal Privatization section of Reason Foundation’s Annual Privatization Report 2017 provides an overview of the latest on privatization and public-private partnerships in federal government. Subsections include: Federal Government Privatization Update Federal Government Privatization News and Notes
BY JOHN M. PALATIELLO The U.S. Postal Service has just reached the halfway point for its 2017 fiscal year and the latest results only look like more bad news for the struggling agency – another loss of $562 million. For those counting, USPS has dealt with multi-billion dollar losses for 10 years running. Interestingly, despite its wayward … [Read more…]
The Business Coalition for Fair Competition (BCFC) hosted a policy roundtable on March 19, 2013 with Rep. Rob Wittman (R-VA). Rep. Wittman is the Chair of the House Armed Services Readiness Subcommittee, with jurisdiction over procurement and acquisition for the Department of Defense. At the event groups discussed “insourcing”; OMB Circular A-76 public-private cost comparisons; … [Read more…]
By Nichola Groom The Business Coalition for Fair Competition, a group opposed to the government competing with private businesses, said it would like to see a verification system to make sure the so-called repatriation work being done in prisons is not being taken away from American workers. “There has to be some transparency,” said John … [Read more…]
The Business Coalition for Fair Competition (BCFC) to hosted a policy roundtable with Rep. John Mica (R-FL). Rep. Mica is the Chair of the House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Government Operations, with jurisdiction over procurement and acquisition for the Federal government. Topics discussed during the roundtable included: Government acquisition and procurement; “insourcing”; … [Read more…]
by JAY REEVES “We’ll get started again early in the next Congress, and I think we’ve got a good opportunity to get something done,” said John M. Palatiello of the Business Coalition for Fair Competition, which supports the bill. Read More…
By Charles S. Clark And free-market advocacy groups such as the Business Coalition for Fair Competition continued pushing their Yellow Pages test. Coalition President John Palatiello frequently has said, “If a product or service can be found from a private business in the Yellow Pages, the government should not be doing it.” Read More….
Washington, DC, June 22, 2011 – A broad based coalition of 31 national and regional business, taxpayer and free market organizations has sent a letter to House Appropriations Committee Chairman Harold Rogers (R-KY) recommending that the remaining 2012 appropriation bills are “clean bills”, free of damaging language that inhibits the ability of federal agencies to contract with the private … [Read more…]
What: “Small Business Post-Election Briefing” When: Thursday, November 4, 10:00 a.m. ET. Where: National Press Club, First Amendment Lounge Who: Influential business leaders representing a broad cross-section of America’s small business community will provide analysis on what the election outcome means for entrepreneurs. They will outline what the new Congress and the Obama Administration need to … [Read more…]