Recent News Releases:
Afghan Security Agreement Clarifies Contractor Concerns
The Professional Services Council welcomes provisions in the November 11 draft Afghan security agreement that would remove ambiguities about the taxation of and legal jurisdictions over contractors operating in Afghanistan.
PSC Urges Changes to DATA Act
PSC recommended changes to the "Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2013" (DATA Act) to address concerns about a pilot program provision, in a November 18 letter to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.
PSC Voices Concerns about SUSPEND Act
The Professional Services Council expressed concerns about H.R. 3345, the Stop Unworthy Spending (SUSPEND) Act, to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, in a November 5 letter.
PSC Urges HASC to Adopt Smart Acquisition Reforms
As the HASC announced a new initiative to improve Defense Department acquisitions today, PSC urges the committee to include in its initiative the recommendations outlined in the 2013 PSC Leadership Commission report.
PSC Urges Congress to Fund Foreign Assistance
Member companies of PSC's Council of International Development Companies (CIDC) sent letters to the House and Senate Appropriations and Foreign Affairs Committees, strongly supporting robust funding of U.S. international development.