Monthly Archives: January 2014

PA Public Contracts Quoted In The Philadelphia Inquirer

January 27th, 2014 (No Comments)

I’m happy to report that PA Public Contracts was quoted today by business reporter Joseph N. DiStefano in his Philly Deals column in the business section of The Philadelphia Inquirer. The column, “Is state in the clear in loan dispute?”, discusses the Telwell, Inc. v. PSERS Board of Claims decision which I blogged about here.  The […]

Ryco Steel Products Procurement Act Lawsuit Settled For $429,000

January 16th, 2014 (No Comments)

In December 2013, the Pa. Attorney General’s Office announced a settlement of the Pa. Steel Products Procurement Act lawsuit with the McKeesport-based Ryco companies and their owners.  The firm and its owners will pay $429,000 to settle the lawsuit, and must comply with a seven-year injunction to guarantee that violations of the Steel Act do not occur again. […]

Pa. Steel Products Procurement Act Applies To Work Contracted By Private Non-Profit Foundation

January 14th, 2014 (No Comments)

Does the Pa. Steel Products Procurement Act apply to a project undertaken by a private non-profit entity for a university under the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education?  According to a recent decision by the Commonwealth Court in the enforcement lawsuit brought by the Pa. Attorney General’s Office against various Ryco, Inc., entities (see my earlier post here about that […]