Letter: Acquisition process is broken

Regarding "Report: Contractors should get more oversight"

Let me get this straight. We have a federal acquisition regulation that is thousands of pages long and can be weighed in pounds? There is a defense federal acquisition regulation to shadow and qualify it. We have a vast acquisition corps with thousands of professional overseers. We have a cadre of inspectors general. And we still don't have enough oversight?

What more evidence of a completely broken acquisition line of business do we need? Let's start from square one. Identify the objectives of the law and build only the regulations and oversight we need. Focus on effectiveness, not quantity. Consider vendors as stakeholders in the process.


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