The Professional Services Council is lobbying members of Congress and administration officials for “fundamental” acquisition reforms across government, including expanding the reach of the White House procurement office and exploring ways to decrease bid protests.
Officials for the trade group, which represents government services contractors, said it’s too early to say how the bid protest process might be reformed, but industry leader joined in the chorus of complaints long echoed by government officials.
“There’s a certain amount of frustration that it slows business down,” said Ellen Glover, a commission member and executive vice president of ICF International Inc. Her comments came during a press briefing as the PSC unveiled a commission report addressing what officials called “the intersection of federal human capital, acquisition and technology.”
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