NJ Bill Would Nix No-Bid Contracts For Port Authority

Law360, New York (January 29, 2013, 7:32 PM EST) -- Two New Jersey lawmakers on Monday proposed legislation that would require authorities including the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to award contracts for professional services using a competitive bidding process.

Bill S2489, sponsored by state Sens. Shirley K. Turner, D-Mercer, and Ronald L. Rice, D-Essex, would require a competitive bidding process for any professional service, including architecture, engineering and land surveying, with the winning contractors and their bids to be publicly announced. The bill would also affect contracts with the Delaware River Port...
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