Monthly Archives: April 2013

Public Bidding 101: Bid Bonds

April 26th, 2013 (No Comments)

This post is one in a continuing series on the basic tenets of public bidding in Pennsylvania.  The subject of today’s post is the bid bond. A bid bond is a form of bid security and is typically required to be submitted with all bids for public contracts in Pennsylvania.  The instructions on public bids […]

Pa. Board of Claims Retains Exclusive Jurisdiction For State Contract Claims

April 2nd, 2013 (No Comments)

I recently posted about a not-so-recent December 2011 decision in Scientific Games International Inc. v. Commonwealth of Pa., Department of Revenue, where the Pa. Commonwealth Court held that it had original jurisdiction to hear state contract claims seeking non-monetary relief.  Well, it turns out that the Commonwealth Court was wrong.  So, forget everything I wrote. In a decision issued on […]