By: Michael H. Payne

Subcontractors who are performing work on Corps of Engineers construction projects in Afghanistan frequently experience financial difficulties because they are not paid promptly and, in some cases, they are not paid at all. Unlike construction projects performed in the United States, payment bonds have frequently not been required by the Corps

By: Joseph A. Hackenbracht

On April 2, 2010, the Government Accountability Office responded to a request from the House Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development to evaluate “whether the President’s recent budget requests for the Corps are presented so that agency priorities are clear and proposed use of funds transparent.” In its analysis, the GAO