GAO Sustains Bid Protest Over VA Hospital Contract

Law360, New York (November 1, 2010, 1:08 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Government Accountability Office has sustained a bid protest brought by a construction company over a hospital renovation project, finding that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs shouldn't have rejected the company's proposal simply because it was identified by two different names in its bid.

The GAO has recommended that the VA award the construction project to Hostetter Keach & Cassada Construction LLC, which submitted the low bid on the renovation project at the VA Medical Center in Salem, Va., according to the office's Oct....
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