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Mil-Mar Century Corporation, B-407644; B-407644.2; B-407644.3, January 17, 2013

Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of the Army Disposition:  Protest denied. General Counsel P.C. Highlight: GAO denied the protest of Mil-Mar Century Corporation regarding the award of a contract to The Entwistle Company, by the Department of the Army, Army…

CH2M Hill Antarctic Support, Inc., B-406325, B-406325.2, B-406325.3, April 18, 2012

Link: GAO Decision Protestor: CH2M Hill Antarctic Support, Inc. Agency: National Science Foundation Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest challenging the assignment of an evaluation rating for the protester’s technical proposal is denied where the rating was reasonable and…

ERIE Strayer Company, B-406131, February 21, 2012

Link: GAO Decision Protestor: ERIE Strayer Company Agency: Department of the Air Force Disposition: Protest Sustained. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest that agency should have requested clarifications from protester is sustained, where the record demonstrates that the agency improperly conducted discussions…

Serco Inc., B-406061.1, B-406061.2, February 1, 2012

Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Serco Inc. Agency: Department of the Army Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: 1.  For purpose of determining GAO jurisdiction over challenge to award of task order, value of option to extend services under clause at…

Standard Communications, Inc., B-406021, January 24, 2012

Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Standard Communications, Inc. Agency:  General Services Administration Disposition: Protest Sustained. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest that agency engaged in discussions with the awardee, but not the protester, is sustained where record shows that awardee was permitted to…

Naiad Inflatables of Newport, B-405221, September 19, 2011

Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Naiad Inflatables of Newport Agency: United States Coast Guard Disposition: Protest Denied. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest of deficiencies, significant weaknesses, and weaknesses assigned to the protester’s proposal is denied where the solicitation called for specific information…

Sourcelinq, LLC, B-405907.2, B-405907.3, B-405907.4, January 27, 2012

Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Sourcelinq, LLC Agency: Department of the Army Disposition: Protest Denied. Request for Recommendation for Protest Costs Denied. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest is denied where agency reasonably determined that descriptive literature for equal product submitted by protester…

Analytic Services, Inc., B-405737, December 28, 2011

Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Defense Threat Reduction Agency Disposition:  Protest denied. ________________________________________________________________________________________  GAO Digest:  1. Protest that agency misevaluated protester’s proposal is denied where record reasonably supports evaluation and protester’s arguments reflect mere disagreement with agency judgments. 2. Agency was…

Highmark Medicare Services, Inc.; Cahaba Government Benefit Administrators, LLC; National Government Services, Inc., B-401062.10; B-401062.11; B-401062.12; B-401062.5; B-401062.6; B-401062.7; B-401062.8; B-401062.9, October 29, 2010

Link: GAO Opinion Agency: Department of Health and Human Services Disposition: Protests denied. Keywords: Clarifications; Discussions; Organizational Conflicts of Interest (OCI) General Counsel P.C. Highlight: Clarifications are “limited exchanges” between an agency and an offeror for the purpose of eliminating minor…