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Federal government doesn’t want Oregon soldiers at the table in its negotiations with KBR

By Mike Francis, The Oregonian

July 26, 2013 at 9:58 AM, updated July 26, 2013 at 10:09 AM

Lawyers for the federal government asked a judge in Washington, D.C., to exclude from a contract dispute case the lawyers for the Oregon National Guard soldiers who won a judgment against KBR Inc.

The government’s request came in a Federal Claims Court case that pits the government against KBR, which argues that it should be reimbursed for its legal costs in the Oregon case. The government disagrees.

Earlier this month, lawyers for the Oregon soldiers had asked to participate in any negotiations to settle KBR’s case against the government. They argued that the soldiers, after winning an $81 million judgment against KBR last fall, have a stake in the negotiations.

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