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Tom Marcinko Talks to USA Today About Trump’s Border Wall

Tom Marcinko was quoted on November 1, 2017 in a USA Today article entitled, “Government Asked Citizens Which Laws it Should ‘Deviate From’ for Trump’s Border Wall.” On March 2, the Department of Homeland Security posted a Request for Information asking professionals and interest groups to contribute their ideas on a “long-term strategy” for building […]

Are Reverse Auctions Actually Meeting the Intended Competition and Cost Intentions?

Federal agencies hope to generate lower prices on non-complex commodities and simple services (from office supplies to medical equipment) via reverse auctions but are reverse auctions actually meeting the intended competition and cost intentions? A U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) study on this topic was released December 9, 2013. Entitled “Reverse Auctions – Guidance Is Needed […]