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.

Permits and Responsibilities Archive

  • Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Crown Worldwide Moving & Storage Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs Disposition: Protest Denied. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Where solicitation did not require submission of licenses or permits prior to award, protest that agency improperly awarded contract to firm that allegedly lacks various...

    Crown Worldwide Moving & Storage, B-406614, July 17, 2012

    Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Crown Worldwide Moving & Storage Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs Disposition: Protest Denied. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Where solicitation did not require submission of licenses or permits prior to award, protest that agency improperly awarded contract to firm that allegedly lacks various...

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  • Link: GAO Decision Protestor: American Medical Response Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest that Department of Veterans Affairs unreasonably set aside an acquisition for service-disabled, veteran-owned small businesses is denied where record shows that agency’s market research demonstrated that...

    American Medical Response, B-406274, March 16, 2012

    Link: GAO Decision Protestor: American Medical Response Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest that Department of Veterans Affairs unreasonably set aside an acquisition for service-disabled, veteran-owned small businesses is denied where record shows that agency’s market research demonstrated that...

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  • Link: GAO Opinion Agencies: Department of Agriculture Disposition: Protest dismissed. Keywords: State and local requirements; Permits and responsibilities —————————————————————————————————————————– Solar Plexus, LLC (Solar) protested the awarding of a contract by the Department of Agriculture, U.S. Forest Service, under a request for proposals (RFP) for the...

    Solar Plexus, LLC, B-402061, December 14, 2009

    Link: GAO Opinion Agencies: Department of Agriculture Disposition: Protest dismissed. Keywords: State and local requirements; Permits and responsibilities —————————————————————————————————————————– Solar Plexus, LLC (Solar) protested the awarding of a contract by the Department of Agriculture, U.S. Forest Service, under a request for proposals (RFP) for the...

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  • Link:   GAO Opinion Agency:          Department of the Navy Disposition:  Protest denied. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest of the rejection of the protester’s quotation is denied, where the solicitation required the contractor to satisfy business licensing requirements in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and where...

    Glenn Defense Marine-Asia PTE, Ltd., B-401480, August 17, 2009

    Link:   GAO Opinion Agency:          Department of the Navy Disposition:  Protest denied. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest of the rejection of the protester’s quotation is denied, where the solicitation required the contractor to satisfy business licensing requirements in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and where...

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