Homeland Security Waives Contracting Laws for Border Wall

The Trump administration said that it will waive federal contracting laws to speed construction of a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border.

  • Published 18 February 2020

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Trump administration said that it will waive federal contracting laws to speed construction of a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border. The Department of Homeland Security said waiving procurement regulations will allow 177 miles (283 kilometers) of wall to be built more quickly in California, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas. The 10 waived laws include requirements for having open competition, justifying selections and receiving all bonding from a contractor before any… Read at AP News