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Trump takes aim at Pentagon’s ‘revolving door’ and Lockheed Martin’s $400 billion F-35 program

It’s about time someone questioned all these great deals, that rip off the taxpayers. Just over a year after Northrop Grumman won the multi-billion dollar contract to build a next-generation stealth bomber, the company appointed Mark Welsh, who was serving as Army Chief of Staff at the time of the contract award, to its board. 528 more words

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Report: $171M Garnished From Older Americans' Social Security To Repay Student Debt In 2015

It can take years, even decades, for student loan borrowers to repay their debts. To that end, a new report has found that tens of thousands of older adults – including senior citizens – continue to be saddled with mountains of student debt later in life, often having their government benefits cut to repay the costs.  611 more words

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Critical GAO Bid Protest Deadlines and Timeline

Merle DeLancey and Lyndsay Gorton

Almost daily, clients call our office seeking to protest the award of a federal government contract. Unfortunately, sometimes these calls are too late. 987 more words

Bid Protests

GAO Finds Shippers Like Freight Contracts, But Are Wary of High Prices They Might Entail

Rail freight shippers are open to signing long-term contracts, but was resistant to the prices that might come with them.

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The U.S. Government Will Forgive Far More Student Loan Debt Than Expected

As serious as Last Week Tonight‘s deep dive into for-profit colleges and the staggering amount of student loan debt that college-aged Americans currently face, John Oliver is a comedian. 314 more words

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Report on Autism to Congress Utilizes Drexel Autism Institute Report’s Findings

The landmark report of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute’s Life Course Outcomes research program served as the statistical basis for many of the findings in a recent… 453 more words

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