As Congress pursues protest changes, GAO official defends process

By Marjorie Censer / October 25, 2017 at 5:21 PM
As Congress and the Section 809 panel are weighing whether the bid protest process should be changed, a senior Government Accountability Office official said protests remain important and shouldn't be viewed as impediments. The Senate version of the fiscal year 2018 defense authorization bill includes several controversial proposals relating to bid protests, including one that would reduce the time GAO has to issue a decision and another that would require a large contractor to cover the costs associated with its...

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