Monthly Archives: March 2013

Bid Protests 101: Standing and Timing

March 28th, 2013 (No Comments)

This is the first in a series of posts on bid protests in Pennsylvania.  This post covers standing – who can file a bid protest – and when the protest must be filed. For contracts awarded by a local entity, such as a township or a school district, a bid protest can be filed in Common Pleas […]

Disappointed Bidder On State Contract Has No Due Process Rights

March 5th, 2013 (No Comments)

In a recent, unreported decision concerning a bid protest for a state contract, the Pa. Commonwealth Court reaffirmed its position that a disappointed bidder for a state contract has no due process rights in connection with the award of the contract.  Therefore, the bidder has no right to a hearing on its bid protest.  Instead, the […]