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Debarments Continue to Rise

Federal agency debarments rose almost 14% in Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 according to an annual report recently published by the Interagency Suspension and Debarment Committee.  The jump from 1,696 debarments in FY 2013 to 1,929 debarments in FY 2014 continues a five-year trend in which the number of annual debarments has almost doubled. The large

GAO Releases Report on Suspension and Debarment of DOD Contractors

On September 19, the U.S. Government Accountability Office released a report that sheds some light on DOD’s current practices with respect to suspension and debarment.  Suspension and Debarment: DOD has active referral processes but action needed to promote transparency, GAO Report to the Committee on Armed Services, U.S. Senate, September 2012, GAO-12-932 (“Report”). The Report