CRS: GAO Bid Protests Trending Upward For Most Government Contracts, But Not DOD

By Tony Bertuca / July 24, 2015 at 4:53 PM
The Congressional Research Service has found that contractor bid protests filed with the Government Accountability Office have increased 45 percent over the past six years as total government spending fell 25 percent, but CRS notes Defense Department contracts are the exception to the rule, according to a report obtained by Bid protests on government contracts, especially those of DOD, have been the subject of increased congressional scrutiny in recent years. Both House and Senate versions of the...

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