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Truth in Settlements Act: Warren, Coburn bill seeks more public disclosure

Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Tom Coburn (R-OK) introduced the Truth in Settlements Act on Wednesday to compel federal agencies that have negotiated a settlement with a company valued at $1 million or more to disclose its specific terms to the public.

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New Senate bill protects whistleblowers in antitrust cases

Last Monday, the U.S. Senate approved a bipartisan bill designed to prevent retaliation against whistleblowers who provide tips about criminal price-fixing to the Department of Justice.

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What Sorts of Consolidation of Suspension and Debarment Functions Might Help the Process

This is the second of a multi-part series of thought pieces on the state of the suspension and debarment system in federal contracting. The first, “A Full Throated Defense of the Structure of the Suspension and Debarment System,” is here.

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A government debarment professional’s response to the SUSPEND Act critique

As a government suspension, debarment and procurement fraud professional, I often worry that we spend so much time doing our jobs in this resource-constrained environment that we cede opportunities to shape the messaging and public impression of our work by not writing or engaging in outreach enough.

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