Federal Managers Association
House Rejects Outsourcing of Federal Jobs in Vote to Block Revival of Circular A-76
By Charles S. Clark, Government Executive
The House on Thursday voted to continue a seven-year-old moratorium on public-private competition to perform certain federal jobs under the long-standing Office of Management and Budget Circular A-76.
A bipartisan amendment by Rep. Matt Cartwright, D-Pa., attached to the fiscal 2018 Defense appropriations bill was approved 253-172.
FMA National President Renee Johnson sent a note of thanks to the members of the House of Representatives who voted in support of the Cartwright amendment.
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