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Making Government Operations More Open

Require ALL Government contracts to be posted online in full text

Every document by which the Federal Government acquires goods or services should be accessible by any citizen. The argument that public contracts contain proprietary information is simply false. I have seen FOIA requests for contracts redacted to conceal the price(s) of the (T&M) labor rates. The price the Government pays for goods and services should be public knowledge. If a contractor is unwilling to disclose the prices... more »


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