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Expediting Bid Protests

Last week, the Rand Corporation, which just completed an analysis of the federal bid-protest system, announced that one thing the federal government has been doing particularly well is resolving bid protests quickly–the majority within 30 days. As we’ve explained in a prior post, a bid protest is a proceeding where a bidder for a government … Continue Reading

GAO Bid Protest Reform

Debates in Washington over expenditures associated with military-related bid protests are fueling new legislation that could curtail protest efforts. The Government Accountability Office (GAO) is a federal “congressional watchdog” agency that handles bid protests filed by entities challenging Department of Defense contract awards, as well as conducts other investigations into how the federal government spends … Continue Reading
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