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.

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Price Evaluation Archive

  • Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Administrative Office of the United States Courts Disposition:  Protest denied. General Counsel P.C. Highlight: GAO denied the protest of Qwest Government Services, Inc., doing business as CenturyLink QGS, based on the award of a task order to Level 3 Communications, LLC,...

    CenturyLink QGS, B-408384, August 27, 2013

    Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Administrative Office of the United States Courts Disposition:  Protest denied. General Counsel P.C. Highlight: GAO denied the protest of Qwest Government Services, Inc., doing business as CenturyLink QGS, based on the award of a task order to Level 3 Communications, LLC,...

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  • Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of the Army Disposition:  Protest denied. General Counsel P.C. Highlight:  GAO denied the protest of Contract Services, Inc. (CSI), regarding the award of a contract to ALOG Corporation, under a request for proposals (RFP) issued by the Department of the...

    Contract Services, Inc., B-407894; B-407894.2, April 3, 2013

    Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of the Army Disposition:  Protest denied. General Counsel P.C. Highlight:  GAO denied the protest of Contract Services, Inc. (CSI), regarding the award of a contract to ALOG Corporation, under a request for proposals (RFP) issued by the Department of the...

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  • Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of Homeland Security Disposition:  Protest denied. General Counsel P.C. Highlight: GAO denied the protest of Burke Consortium, Inc., based on the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) decision not to award Burke a contract under a request for proposals (RFP) for...

    Burke Consortium, Inc., B-407273.3; B-407273.5, February 7, 2013

    Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of Homeland Security Disposition:  Protest denied. General Counsel P.C. Highlight: GAO denied the protest of Burke Consortium, Inc., based on the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) decision not to award Burke a contract under a request for proposals (RFP) for...

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  • Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Colt Defense, LLC Agency: Department of the Army Disposition: Protest Sustained in part, Denied in part. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest challenging the evaluation of offerors’ prices is sustained where the agency failed to follow the solicitation criteria with regard to the...

    Colt Defense, LLC, B-406696, July 24, 2012

    Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Colt Defense, LLC Agency: Department of the Army Disposition: Protest Sustained in part, Denied in part. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest challenging the evaluation of offerors’ prices is sustained where the agency failed to follow the solicitation criteria with regard to the...

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  • Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Laboratory Corporation of America Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs Disposition: Protest Denied ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Under solicitation contemplating establishment of fixed-price blanket purchase agreement, protest objecting to agency’s failure to perform realism analysis of successful vendor’s pricing for individual items is...

    Laboratory Corporation of America, B-407108, November 5, 2012

    Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Laboratory Corporation of America Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs Disposition: Protest Denied ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Under solicitation contemplating establishment of fixed-price blanket purchase agreement, protest objecting to agency’s failure to perform realism analysis of successful vendor’s pricing for individual items is...

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  • Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Technology Advancement Group, Inc. Agency: United States Marine Corps Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest of an agency’s evaluation of the awardee’s proposed fixed prices is denied where the evaluation was reasonable and in accord with the solicitation’s evaluation criteria....

    Technology Advancement Group, Inc., B-406982, B-406982.2, B-406982.3, October 12, 2012

    Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Technology Advancement Group, Inc. Agency: United States Marine Corps Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest of an agency’s evaluation of the awardee’s proposed fixed prices is denied where the evaluation was reasonable and in accord with the solicitation’s evaluation criteria....

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  • Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Integrated Science Solutions, Inc. Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration Disposition: Protest Denied. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest that an agency misevaluated the protester’s and awardee’s proposals is denied where the evaluation was reasonable and consistent with the solicitation criteria. General Counsel PC Highlight: Integrated Science...

    Integrated Science Solutions, Inc., B-406987, B-406987.2, October 10, 2012

    Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Integrated Science Solutions, Inc. Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration Disposition: Protest Denied. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest that an agency misevaluated the protester’s and awardee’s proposals is denied where the evaluation was reasonable and consistent with the solicitation criteria. General Counsel PC Highlight: Integrated Science...

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  • Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Lifecycle Construction Services, LLC Agency: Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers Disposition: Protest Sustained. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest that agency improperly rejected protester’s proposal as unreasonably low priced is sustained where the agency based its conclusion on a comparison of...

    Lifecycle Construction Services, LLC, B-406907, September 27, 2012

    Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Lifecycle Construction Services, LLC Agency: Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers Disposition: Protest Sustained. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest that agency improperly rejected protester’s proposal as unreasonably low priced is sustained where the agency based its conclusion on a comparison of...

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  • Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Environmental Restoration, LLC Agency: Environmental Protection Agency Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest of an agency’s technical and price evaluations and source selection decision is denied where the agency reasonably evaluated proposals consistent with the solicitation’s evaluation criteria. General Counsel...

    Environmental Restoration, LLC, B-406917, September 28, 2012

    Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Environmental Restoration, LLC Agency: Environmental Protection Agency Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest of an agency’s technical and price evaluations and source selection decision is denied where the agency reasonably evaluated proposals consistent with the solicitation’s evaluation criteria. General Counsel...

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  • Link: GAO Decision Protestor: NCS Technologies, Inc. Agency: United States Marine Corps Disposition: Protest Denied. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest that agency improperly evaluated proposed prices is denied where the agency’s evaluation conformed to the terms of the solicitation; in any case, any ambiguity in the...

    NCS Technologies, Inc., B-406306.3, September 17, 2012

    Link: GAO Decision Protestor: NCS Technologies, Inc. Agency: United States Marine Corps Disposition: Protest Denied. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest that agency improperly evaluated proposed prices is denied where the agency’s evaluation conformed to the terms of the solicitation; in any case, any ambiguity in the...

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