Welcome to the weekly online journal focused entirely on GAO Bid Protests of Federal Government contract awards brought to you by the Government Contracts Practice Group at General Counsel, P.C.. This site will be updated at least once a week with analysis and summaries of the latest GAO Bid Protest decisions and information to help professionals and business owners make informed decisions on protesting a contract solicitation or award.

Search our archives past GAO protest decisions and come back often to keep up to date on the latest trends and legal decisions in Bid Protests. If you have questions about filing a Bid Protest or you were awarded a contract that has been protested, please contact the editor immediately as missing a filing deadline is the quickest way to lose your right to protest or defend your award.

8(a) Sole Source Awards Archive

  • Link: GAO Decision Protestor: MCB Lighting & Electrical Agency: Department of the Air Force; Small Business Administration Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest is denied where protester fails to demonstrate that contracting agency failed to comply with Small Business Administration (SBA) regulations in offering...

    MCB Lighting & Electrical, B-406703, July 13, 2012

    Link: GAO Decision Protestor: MCB Lighting & Electrical Agency: Department of the Air Force; Small Business Administration Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest is denied where protester fails to demonstrate that contracting agency failed to comply with Small Business Administration (SBA) regulations in offering...

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  • Link: GAO Opinion Agency: Department of the Interior Disposition: Protest denied. Keywords: 8(a) sole source awards General Counsel P.C. Highlight: SBA and contracting agencies have broad discretion in selecting procurements for the 8(a) program. GAO will not consider a protest challenging a decision to procure under...

    Ohana Industries, Ltd., B-404941, June 27, 2010

    Link: GAO Opinion Agency: Department of the Interior Disposition: Protest denied. Keywords: 8(a) sole source awards General Counsel P.C. Highlight: SBA and contracting agencies have broad discretion in selecting procurements for the 8(a) program. GAO will not consider a protest challenging a decision to procure under...

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