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"… ition is consistent with the longstanding preferences of the large private contractors that produce and maintain the country’s nuclear arms, most of which als …"

"… ers to be additional safety lapses or deficiencies that would cost weapons contractors millions of dollars to fix. Three other board members, all Democrats, ha …"

"… or the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), which finances the contractors’ work. “Although the Board may have been helpful in providing for th …"

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"… of that, sometimes with volunteer labor, sometimes we’ll hire an outside contractor, depends upon how big the project is.” Resident Jake Ehredt volunteered …"

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"… ader impact, they decided to dig deeper. Our main finding: The Los Alamos contractor’s inattention to safety crimped critical aspects of nuclear weapons-rela …"

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"… ear power plants, but has since become a problem-plagued symbol of DOE and contractor mismanagement, with heavy cost overruns. But in several other ways, the T …"

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"… beams holding up the tunnel had lost a third of their strength by then. A contractor for the department pointed to the issue again in 1991, warning that by the …"

"… ars ago from the State of Washington — cited in a 1991 Energy Department contractor’s report — that the tunnels were not a safe repository and that the wa …"

"… -making factory was dismantled. It was sealed in 2000. It is unclear when contractors running the plant first became concerned that gamma radiation, which chan …"

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"… ually, that’s not how it’s supposed to be. But each year, thousands of contractors enriched by tax dollars skirt federal labor laws and shortchange workers. …"

"… r data show that upwards of 70 percent of all cases lodged against federal contractors and investigated by the department since 2012 yielded substantive violati …"

"… agencies modified or granted contracts worth a total of $18 billion to 68 contractors with proven wage violations. Among them: health-care provider Sterling Me …"

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"… t the Air Force, which spends more than $167 billion a year, much of it on contractors that bill the government for their labors. Waving a copy of a bill …"

"… asking you as a potential secretary of the Air Force whether you will hold contractors to a higher standard than is indicated by this document,” Blumenthal sa …"

"… s showing two occasions when Wilson had billed two separate nuclear weapon contractors for attending a single meeting. Wilson replied, “Sir, the United State …"

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"… secretary nominee, former Rep. Heather Wilson, was paid by nuclear weapon contractors to do consulting work for which she refused to provide a detailed ac …"

"… federal officials directly to lobby for Sandia. Three other nuclear weapon contractors – the firms operating the Nevada National Security Site, Oak Ridge Nati …"

"… l Nuclear Security Administration described Wilson’s work for the weapon contractors as a “money grab” and a “soft landing,” after she left Congress f …"

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"… ama administration rule aimed at curbing labor violations among government contractors. Two years in the making, the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces rule was targe …"

"… sued in August by the U.S. Department of Labor, the rule requires would-be contractors to disclose wage or safety violations during the previous three years. &n …"

"… y laws from 2007 to 2012 had received  government contracts. Eighteen contractors were assessed fines that fell within the top 100 issued by the Labor Depa …"

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"… r on the Mountain View Corridor project for a Department of Transportation contractor, sees the outcome as a win, too. “Everyone was willing to roll up their …"

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"… state law from suing Chevron, Taylor’s family filed a lawsuit against a contractor who worked on the site and another oil company with nearby steam operation …"

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"… without having to compete with any other firm — unlike most federal contractors. Fulfilling the classic role of a "nonlobbyist" strategic adviser, tradi …"

"… g to ensure that Sandia kept its contract had been illegally billed by the contractors to the federal government itself — forcing Sandia to give back the fede …"

"… lient Lockheed, which does more business with the Air Force than any other contractor, according to federal procurement records published by the General Service …"

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"… ith USA Today/Gannett. A $67.5 million payment by a major nuclear weapons contractor to settle claims that it illegally spent federal funds is the latest in a …"

"… partment’s nuclear weapons program. Actions by the Energy Department’s contractors — including any misspending — have substantial impact, since contract …"

"… obbying activities at the heart of the latest settlement helped one of the contractors win a $45 million award for additional cleanup work. Although work on ene …"

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"… erwise automated process” involving data transfers between the PAC and a contractor that helps manage the group’s finances. He vowed to immediately rectify …"

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"… he contract was cancelled, according to a debarment notice. But the small contractor had aspirations beyond Mongolia. The investigators also concluded that Glo …"

"… alone. The Center’s investigation found that troubled small government contractors like Glocoms can readily get new contracts for a host of reasons. U.S. ag …"

"… nal or U.S. contracting officers conduct only superficial vetting of small contractors, while keeping imperfect databases on problematic conduct. The internati …"

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"… ding against an Ohio-based utility, a Utah ash-recycling company and a TVA contractor; each defendant has denied the allegations in court filings. A fourth case …"

"… dant has denied the allegations in court filings. A fourth case filed by a contractor against a Virginia utility was dismissed. As for Wilkinson, tests reveale …"

"… volving the TVA spill. In 2013, 35 workers and 17 spouses sued the primary contractor for the Kingston cleanup, charging that the company knew about the ash’s …"

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"… t the sites still being cleansed of the toxic wastes created by such work, contractor employees outnumber federal workers six to one. That makes them key sentin …"

"… nt has actually handed most of the oversight over these protections to the contractors themselves, robbing workers at key nuclear weapons sites of confidence th …"

"… tability Office on July 14. The Energy Department’s decision to embrace contractor self-regulation of its whistleblowing protection system means in many case …"

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"… ers on Capitol Hill — provoked or perhaps inspired by a steady stream of contractor donations and unusually determined Navy lobbying — are now on the verge …"

"… Coast Guard officer. He adds that members are also keen to help home-state contractors, including some that earn billions of dollars annually from Pentagon spen …"

"… reports filed by them with the House and Senate clerks. Lockheed, a prime contractor on the LCS that says it is also a minority investor in the Marinette shipy …"

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"… I do not work for any government or intelligence agency, directly or as a contractor, and I never have. My viewpoint is entirely my own, as was my decision to …"

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"… any other candidate in the 2016 race from employees tied to the 50 largest contractors with the U.S. Department of Defense — at least $454,994 in campaign fun …"

"… d workers — the presidential race’s third-leading recipient of defense contractor employee contributions was Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas. He received …"

"… reases in defense spending. But over this period, employees of the top 50 contractors contributed only about half as much to the Republican presidential candid …"

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"… Belgian security services background check in 2009, when he was hired by a contractor to inspect welds in highly sensitive and vulnerable areas of the reactor. …"

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"… When employees of Babcock & Wilcox Technical Services, Y-12, LLC, the contractor responsible for running the site at that time, poked inside two of these a …"

"… records discovered that day detailed how the department’s employees and contractors worked with nuclear explosive materials, such as highly-enriched uranium, …"

"… ted for three violations, even though B&W was replaced as the managing contractor at Y-12 on July 1, 2014. The company had failed to appropriately label cla …"

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"… nt involves more than 2,000 workers and is being overseen by Fluor BWXT, a contractor for the U.S. Department of Energy. In a letter to NIOSH dated December 3, …"

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"… ke clear they could complete many more. “Given our current staffing and contractor resources, we can do up to 80 audits a year,” reads an undated CMS docum …"

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"… s and collecting political contributions for legislative candidates from a contractor on the understanding it would influence his decision-making, his plea &nbs …"

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"… he NGA and DIA, meanwhile, agreed to take the recommended steps. …"

"… hony Thomas said that when his auditors examined 128 unclassified cases of contractor misconduct, he found 89 — or more than two-thirds — involved fraudulen …"

"… 9 — or more than two-thirds — involved fraudulent billing for work the contractors had evidently not done. In the 86 cases relating to one or more individu …"

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"… ras during two flyovers to capture hundreds of images of the Eagle Ford. A contractor then surveyed 16,015 oil and gas storage tanks and found 800 with leaks, T …"

"… and safety, blamed the leaks found during the TCEQ’s follow-up visit on contractors who had done the initial repairs. When the inspectors discovered the site …"

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"… illions it has already spent. Asked about the report, a spokesman for the contractor building the plant referred questions about it to the Energy Department. K …"

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"… f the State, which, in turn, sends the materials to the FEC, which hires a contractor to key in the data. E-filing would save taxpayers about $500,000 a year, …"

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"… pening, everybody is getting busy,” Agostine said. “You can’t find a contractor now to come in and design a new system. They don’t have the horses in th …"

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