Lost Profits Declined to Lowest Bidder and State Department Spends Over $50K on New Curtains

By Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler

This week’s newsreel includes a case note by Procurement Law Office Legal Counsel Anna Krol on a successful municipal low bid bypass in New Brunswick, as well stories about a single-bid controversy in Cape Breton, a $16 million federal options study in the ashes of the Phoenix boondoggle, a Montreal pothole scandal caused by lower bidder corner cutting, whistleblower corruption allegations in Arizona, multi-million dollar irregularities at the Ghana Gas Company, a Kenyan bid dispute board dam construction award to a UK firm, a record-breaking energy demand response contract in Illinois, commercial products avoidance by the US Army, and a $50K Manhattan spending spree by the US State Department on new UN embassy curtains.

Legal Update

Lost Profits Declined to Lowest Bidder

News Update

Single-Bid Controversy in Cape Breton Bridge Repair Tender

Post-Phoenix Feds to Burn $16 Million Studying New Options

Low Bidder Corner Cutting Causing Montreal Potholes

Arizona Whistleblower Claims State Overpaid Contractors

Audit Finds $138 Million in Irregularities at Ghana’s Gas Agency

Kenyan Bid Dispute Board Awards Dam Contract to UK Firm

Voltus Vaults to Industry Record in Illinois Demand Response Bid

Court Finds Army Broke Rules by Avoiding Commercial Products

State Department Spends Over $50K on New Curtains

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