bid protests

Congresswoman Lowey visits REDC PTAC

Lowey Highlights Free Service Helping Local Businesses Compete in the Government Contracting Marketplace New York Congresswoman Nita Lowey recently visited the Rockland Economic Development Corporation PTAC, which serves businesses in Westchester, Rockland, and Orange counties, New York, participating in a … Continued

Bid Protest Trends and Tips

Ten Bid Protest Trends And Tips Bid protest activity has been steadily rising. Source: Mondaq, Article written by Justin A. Chiarodo and David Yang, published August 19, 2015 It is no secret that federal procurement spending has dropped considerably in … Continued

Executive Order Will Affect Federal Contractors

New regulations will change business for Government contractors In July 2014, the President signed an Executive order that will affect federal contractors. Source: Lexology, Article written by Thompson Coburn LLP, published August 25, 2015 The Administration has been active in … Continued

Protests and Corrective Actions

Protest Lessons Learned: When to Challenge Corrective Action A small business learned the hard wasy about protesting a contract award. Source: Fox Rothschild LLP, The Federal Government Contracts & Procurement Blog, Article written by Nicholas T. Solosky, published August 13, … Continued

Only Contracting Officer or Designee Can Modify a Contract

Government’s Engineers Couldn’t Modify Contract, Says ASBCA A construction contractor made changes per requests from poject engineers.  Unfortunately, this contractor could not reqcoup those costs since the only authority allowed to make changes is the contracting officer or a designated … Continued

OHA Explains How the Nonmanufacturer Rule Works

Nonmanufacturer Rule Class Waivers: SBA OHA Explains How They Work Source: SMALLGOVCON, Article written by Steven Koprince, Published June 3, 2015 Under the nonmanufacturer rule, a class waiver applies to a procurement only if the NAICS code, Product Service Code … Continued