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Huge Government Contractor To Furlough Thousands

AP | Posted 10.04.2013 | Business

BETHESDA, Md. -- BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Lockheed Martin says it will furlough 3,000 employees on Monday due to the government shutdown. The big defen...

Congress Must Get Tough on Tax Cheat Contractors

Rep. Brad Ellsworth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Brad Ellsworth

We would never dream of rewarding those who break the law. Yet, that's just what Congress is doing: rewarding government contractors who are delinquent on their taxes with lucrative federal contracts.

Blurring the Line between Defense and Development

Vijaya Ramachandran | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Vijaya Ramachandran

The DynCorp-Casals merger suggests a blurring of the line between development and defense in the private sector. Should we be worried?