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S.1100 Keeping Politics Out of Federal Contracting Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Dec 19, 2012 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 570.

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    • Pay to Play in Federal Contracting to Increase | Today in Contracting ... - July 12, 2012 by ASBL - S.1100 is a shameful bill written by big business lobbyists–the same big businesses funding your representative's campaign. Full transparency is the only answer to keeping government contractors from buying their way into ...

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      As noted by ASBL on July 12, 2012, "S.1100 is a shameful bill written by big business lobbyists–the same big businesses funding your representative's campaign. Full transparency is the only answer to keeping government contractors from buying their way into ..." (/url?q=http://asbl.com/watchdogblog/%3Fp%3D84&sa=U&ei=sw8AUI7UKYjO2wW7q_iNBA&ved=0CDoQmAEwBg&usg=AFQjCNGc4PZ-G7wmgyy0Xb5EfnnQO9vxBQ)
    • Pay to Play in Federal Contracting to Increase | Today in Contracting ... - July 11, 2012 by ASBL - S.1100 is a shameful bill written by big business lobbyists–the same big businesses funding your representative's campaign. Full transparency is the only answer to keeping government contractors from buying their way into ...

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      As noted by ASBL on July 11, 2012, "S.1100 is a shameful bill written by big business lobbyists–the same big businesses funding your representative's campaign. Full transparency is the only answer to keeping government contractors from buying their way into ..." (/url?q=http://asbl.com/watchdogblog/%3Fp%3D84&sa=U&ei=ELH-T5X2A8PW2gWuz_HcBA&ved=0CCwQmAEwAw&usg=AFQjCNEUUQ67VfsPtebq4Il5WfIz5vQGNw)
    • Congressional Budget Office :HR3985, S.1100 and more ... - May 23, 2012 by Nativegrl77 - Congressional Budget Office :HR3985, S.1100 and more. Posted on 05/22/2012. 0. – H.R. 4005, Gauging American Port Security Act. CBO estimates that implementing H.R. 4005 would cost about $1 million in fiscal year 2013, from ...

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      As noted by Electronista on July 22, 2012, "Apple previously attempted to block the bankruptcy sale of Kodak's 1,100 patents, claiming that Apple's spinoff FlashPoint was the true owner. FlashPoint and Kodak collaborated in the 90s on Apple's QuickTake line of cameras." (http://www.electronista.com/articles/12/07/21/patent.declared.an.obvious.variant.of.previous.work/)
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