Monday, May 18, 2009

McCaskill: Homeland Security Should Rely Less on Contractors

Senator Claire McCaskill thinks too many contractors are being used to do government work for the Department of Homeland Security and has asked its director for a count.
“Is it like the secret growth of government that we don’t have to own up to the fact that government’s size has blown up because we have all of these contractors?” McCaskill asked Secretary Janet Napolitano during a Senate committee hearing reported by

Read it HERE.

Napolitano said she didn't have a count on contractors but that she would look.

ALSO: McCaskill's request for a July hearing focusing on federal government contracts awarded to Alaska Native corporations have Alaska's Senators concerned.

They believe McCaskill's attempt to gather information from a "selected few" Native corporations could cause inadvertent harm to those groups.

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