Judge Nixes Protest Over $243M Pa. Tech Contract

Law360, New York (July 7, 2011, 7:24 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania judge on Thursday rejected Computer Aid Inc.'s protest over a $243 million information technology contract with the state's Department of Public Welfare, ruling that the DPW had reasonably evaluated the offers and had not shown favoritism to the incumbent contractor.

Judge Barry Feudale said that he found no evidence of bias or prejudice that benefitted Deloitte Consulting LLP, the incumbent on the DPW contract. Deloitte was awarded a five-year follow-on contract after the DPW determined that its offer would be cheaper than transitioning the...
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