WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is ordering a new crackdown on federal contractors who don't pay their taxes.
He was signing an executive order Wednesday telling federal agency chiefs to take steps to bar those companies from receiving new government contracts. Obama was also directing the IRS to review contractor filings to ensure the companies are not lying about the taxes they've paid.
Despite a mounting campaign from LGBT advocates, President Barack Obama is unlikely to sign an executive order barring federal contractors from anti-LGBT discrimination "at this time," according to a senior official. Read Post
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On Tuesday, April 3, over 70 members of Congress sent a letter to President Obama urging him to sign an executive order to ensure that federal contractors receiving tax dollars do not discriminate against applicants and employees ba... Read Post