GAO Nixes Protest Of $24M DHS Maintenance Contract

Law360, New York (August 30, 2011, 4:04 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Government Accountability Office denied a protest over a $23.5 million contract to provide the U.S. Department of Homeland Security with building maintenance and janitorial services, saying in an opinion published Tuesday that the agency had properly communicated with competing bidders.

Texas-based Logmet LLC, which submitted a bid estimated at $24.9 million, had alleged that DHS misled it during the evaluation process, leading the company to believe it should increase staffing, while ultimately giving the contract to another company, Ramcor Services Group Inc., which used...
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