Monthly Archives: February 2013

DGS Publishes List of Exempt Steel Products

February 19th, 2013 (No Comments)

On February 9, 2013, the Pa. Department of General Services finally published in the Pa. Bulletin a list of exempt machinery and equipment steel products, as authorized under section 4(b) of the Steel Products Procurement Act (73 P. S. § 1884(b)). The DGS notice listing the exempt steel products can be found here.  The DGS statement of policy […]

Commonwealth Court Can Hear State Contract Claims For Non-Monetary Relief

February 5th, 2013 (No Comments)

[UPDATE: The case discussed in this post is no longer valid.  The Supreme Court has overruled the Commonwealth Court.] Despite common misperception, the Pa. Board of Claims is not the exclusive forum for all state contract claims. In a decision from December 2011, Scientific Games International Inc. v. Commonwealth of Pa., Department of Revenue, the Pa. […]