Protest Over $11B DHS Support Contract Booted By GAO

Law360, New York (August 12, 2013, 8:06 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Government Accountability Office on Monday denied a protest over an $11 billion business support contract with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, finding that the DHS acted reasonably when it excluded a highly rated but expensive bidder from the pool of contractors selected to share the award.

ABSG Consulting Inc. of Arlington, Va., had protested the DHS’ decision to award six indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contracts to provide technical, acquisition and business support services to the U.S. Coast Guard, seeking to knock out competitors that were...
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