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September 8, 1999 | From Bloomberg News
A team led by Boeing Co., the world's biggest aerospace company, beat Lockheed Martin Corp. for a contract to build spy satellites for the National Reconnaissance Office. Analysts estimated the value of the contract, which runs through 2010, at $4.5 billion. The NRO said the contract's cost is classified information. Boeing's team includes Hughes Electronics Corp., Raytheon Co., Eastman Kodak Co. and Harris Corp.
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June 3, 2000 | From Associated Press
The former head of the General Services Administration says he never talked to Vice President Al Gore or anyone else in the Clinton administration about a proposed $400-million federal lease for a Democratic fund-raiser and longtime friend of Gore.
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BUSINESS
June 20, 1998 | MARLA DICKERSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Aiming to double women's share of federal contracting dollars, Small Business Administration officials on Friday unveiled initiatives they say will give female entrepreneurs a bigger share of the pie. The SBA is tweaking procurement policy to make sure federal agencies secure bids from more women-owned firms as part of the purchasing process.
NEWS
June 2, 2000 | NICK ANDERSON and ERIC LICHTBLAU, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Angered by the emergence of a mysterious document suggesting that Vice President Al Gore could help a political supporter win a lucrative federal contract, a Republican lawmaker Thursday asked the Justice Department to open a criminal inquiry into whether the supporter or his associates obstructed a congressional investigation.
NEWS
June 3, 2000 | From Associated Press
The former head of the General Services Administration says he never talked to Vice President Al Gore or anyone else in the Clinton administration about a proposed $400-million federal lease for a Democratic fund-raiser and longtime friend of Gore.
BUSINESS
May 12, 2000 | ANDREW BLANKSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The House Armed Services committee voted to include language in the 2001 Defense Authorization Act requiring the Pentagon to study the costs of producing the Joint Strike Fighter in Palmdale versus other sites, congressional officials said Thursday. The language, taken from a House bill introduced by Howard P.
BUSINESS
January 20, 2000 | Stephen Gregory
Pasadena-based Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. has agreed to pay $35 million to settle a whistle-blower lawsuit that alleged the company had overcharged the military and other federal agencies as much as $12 million for environmental cleanup projects.
BUSINESS
June 15, 1995 | From Associated Press
A Republican bill that would make it easier for employers to permanently replace striking workers was approved by a House committee Wednesday over the objections of united Democrats. The legislation would nullify President Clinton's executive order barring federal contracts to companies that permanently replace striking workers.
NEWS
June 2, 2000 | NICK ANDERSON and ERIC LICHTBLAU, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Angered by the emergence of a mysterious document suggesting that Vice President Al Gore could help a political supporter win a lucrative federal contract, a Republican lawmaker Thursday asked the Justice Department to open a criminal inquiry into whether the supporter or his associates obstructed a congressional investigation.
NEWS
December 30, 1999 | From Associated Press
A Pentagon agency regularly grants security clearances to employees of defense contractors who have long histories of financial problems, drug use, alcoholism, sexual misconduct or criminal activity, a newspaper reported. Citing its own survey of more than 1,500 cases, USA Today said in Wednesday's editions that applicants have been given sensitive clearances despite repeatedly lying about past misconduct to Defense Department investigators.
BUSINESS
May 12, 2000 | ANDREW BLANKSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The House Armed Services committee voted to include language in the 2001 Defense Authorization Act requiring the Pentagon to study the costs of producing the Joint Strike Fighter in Palmdale versus other sites, congressional officials said Thursday. The language, taken from a House bill introduced by Howard P.
BUSINESS
January 20, 2000 | Stephen Gregory
Pasadena-based Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. has agreed to pay $35 million to settle a whistle-blower lawsuit that alleged the company had overcharged the military and other federal agencies as much as $12 million for environmental cleanup projects.
NEWS
December 30, 1999 | From Associated Press
A Pentagon agency regularly grants security clearances to employees of defense contractors who have long histories of financial problems, drug use, alcoholism, sexual misconduct or criminal activity, a newspaper reported. Citing its own survey of more than 1,500 cases, USA Today said in Wednesday's editions that applicants have been given sensitive clearances despite repeatedly lying about past misconduct to Defense Department investigators.
BUSINESS
September 8, 1999 | From Bloomberg News
A team led by Boeing Co., the world's biggest aerospace company, beat Lockheed Martin Corp. for a contract to build spy satellites for the National Reconnaissance Office. Analysts estimated the value of the contract, which runs through 2010, at $4.5 billion. The NRO said the contract's cost is classified information. Boeing's team includes Hughes Electronics Corp., Raytheon Co., Eastman Kodak Co. and Harris Corp.
BUSINESS
June 20, 1998 | MARLA DICKERSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Aiming to double women's share of federal contracting dollars, Small Business Administration officials on Friday unveiled initiatives they say will give female entrepreneurs a bigger share of the pie. The SBA is tweaking procurement policy to make sure federal agencies secure bids from more women-owned firms as part of the purchasing process.
BUSINESS
June 15, 1995 | From Associated Press
A Republican bill that would make it easier for employers to permanently replace striking workers was approved by a House committee Wednesday over the objections of united Democrats. The legislation would nullify President Clinton's executive order barring federal contracts to companies that permanently replace striking workers.
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