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Procurement Resources

Below is a selection of resources related to procurement, contract monitoring, and responsible contracting. These include best practices for government services purchasing and contract oversight, and reports about the importance of responsible contracting for ensuring service quality, labor standards, and stewardship of taxpayer dollars.

National State Auditors Association (NSAA), “Contracting for Services: A NSAA Best Practices Document”

National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO), “NASPO Contract Administration Best Practices Guide”

In the Public Interest, "Cutting Corners: How Government Contractors Harm the Public in Pursuit of Profit"

In the Public Interest, “Standing Guard: How Unaccountable Contracting Fails Governments and Taxpayers”

Center for American Progress Action Fund and National Employment Law Project, “Contracting That Works: A Toolkit for State and Local Governments”