Tag: Contract Support Cost

Judge Approves $1 Billion Settlement over Contract Support Costs

February 25, 2016

A federal judge in Albuquerque has approved a nearly $1 billion settlement between the Obama administration and tribes, clearing the way for tribes to receive money owed them for operating education, law enforcement and other federal programs. Last year the tribes and the Department of the Interior reached a $940 million settlement in a class… Read More >

Supreme Court Rules Against Menominee in Contract Support Case

January 27, 2016

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that the Menominee Tribe was too late in presenting its contract support claims to the IHS in accordance with the Contract Disputes Act of 1978. The CDA requires contractors to present each claim to a contracting officer for decision within a 6-year limitations period. The Tribe challenged the denials in… Read More >


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