The U.S. Court of Federal Claims has rejected Northeast Military Sales Inc.'s bid protest alleging the government improperly rated past performance and competitor prices when awarding a contract for deli and bakery resale work, according to an opinion published Monday.
House Republicans grilled Nuclear Regulatory Commission Inspector General Hubert Bell during a Tuesday hearing, saying a recent report by Bell indicated that NRC Chairman Gregory Jaczko broke the law in shutting down the long-planned Yucca Mountain nuclear waste site in Nevada.
Prosecutors asked a Louisiana federal court Tuesday to lower the offense level for a con man who pled guilty to rigging bids for E-Rate contracts as part of a $2.5 million fraud, saying he helped the government by pleading guilty early.
A federal judge awarded two Progress Energy Inc. units nearly $92 million in damages Tuesday in their suit claiming the U.S. government breached a contract to collect spent nuclear fuel from power plants they operate in the Carolinas and Florida.
Government contractors may benefit from a proposed governmentwide overhaul of regulations on organizational conflicts of interest, as regulators weigh a more flexible approach that prioritizes competitive fairness and protection of nonpublic information over safeguarding the government's interests.
A Virginia federal judge on Monday trimmed some claims that Xe Services LLC overbilled the U.S. for services provided in Afghanistan and Iraq under a $1.2 billion contract from a fraud suit brought by an ex-Xe employee.
The U.S. Court of Federal Claims has barred Alon Corp. from starting work on a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement support services contract that NetStar-1 Government Consulting Inc. alleged was inappropriately awarded to Alon, according to a ruling publicized Monday.
A Washington federal judge on Friday found that the U.S. Postal Service properly awarded a contract to an Alaskan airline, Peninsula Airways Inc., to deliver mail in rural areas, after putting a halt to the airline's earlier contract in a previous case.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday asked the U.S. solicitor general to weigh in on whether the family of an American killed in a Hamas terrorist attack was entitled to receive property from Iran's national bank under the federal government’s Terrorism Insurance Program.
The White House on Monday announced the launch of a campaign aimed at slashing waste and fraudulent spending in each department in the federal government by expanding an oversight board created to track stimulus spending.
The Third Circuit ruled Monday that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services does not have to reimburse the Pennsylvania Public Welfare Department under the federal Medicaid program for occupancy costs at community residential facilities for the developmentally disabled.
A recent U.S. Senate report urging the government to reconsider its nation-building effort in Afghanistan could spur increased scrutiny of government contractors working in the country in the near future, though procurement rules for war zone contracting are unlikely to change overnight, attorneys say.
AshBritt Inc. on Friday asked a Florida federal judge to toss a $3 million suit accusing it of breaking an agreement to give subcontractor JGT Inc. a cut of a government contract to clean up debris left by Hurricane Katrina.
Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., reintroduced a bill Thursday that would amend the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 to cover federal, state and local government employees and increase protections for whistleblowers.
A Louisiana federal judge on Thursday sentenced an admitted fraudster to one year in prison for helping to rig $2.5 million in subsidized contracts from E-Rate, a federal program that provides Internet access to poor schools.
Novo Nordisk Inc. announced Friday that it would pay $26.7 million to resolve federal investigations and False Claims Act lawsuits in New York and Maryland brought by former employees and a physician over the marketing of its drugs for bleeding disorders and diabetes.
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission's inspector general has criticized NRC Chairman Gregory Jaczko for his management tactics in killing a safety report on a long-planned nuclear waste dump, saying in a report made public Friday that the chairman withheld information from other commissioners.
The Federal Circuit ruled Thursday that the government properly awarded a recruiting and staffing system contract to Monster Government Solutions LLC, rejecting losing bidder Allied Technology Group Inc.'s claims that Monster failed to meet all of the bid's requirements.
New York’s highest court ruled Thursday that the town board of Southeast erred in awarding a $1.5 million per year waste disposal contract to a company based on the belief that it was more responsible than an equally qualified lower bidder.
The U.S. Government Accountability Office released a decision Thursday denying Active Deployment System Inc.'s claims that the U.S. Department of the Army of improperly awarded a contract for shower and sink trailers to a company associated with contractors facing debarment.