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Number of GAO bid protests declines in fiscal year 2017

November 14, 2017 at 3:13 PM
The number of bid protests filed with the Government Accountability Office in fiscal year 2017 reached 2,596, down about 7 percent from the prior year, according to an annual report submitted to Congress this week . The rate of sustained protests also fell, reaching 17 percent. Last year, GAO received 2,789 protests and sustained 23 percent. That 23 percent figure was far higher than the sustain rate of other years. In FY-15, for instance, GAO received 2,639 protests and sustained...

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