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GAO Denies Protest by Government Scientific Source of Reston, Virginia
WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 -- The Government Accountability Office has issued a decision denying a bid protest filed by Government Scientific Source of Reston, Virginia.

According to the GAO, Government Scientific Source "protests the award of a contract to Kanawha Scales & Systems, Inc., of Poca, West Virginia, under request for quotations (RFQ) No. 36C10G18Q0157, issued by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for electronic analytical balances. GSSI argues that the VA unreasonably rejected the firm's quotation and improperly awarded the contract to Kanawha at a higher price."

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GAO Denies in Part Protest by Sigmatech of Huntsville, Alabama
WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 -- The Government Accountability Office has issued a decision denying in part and dismissing in part a bid protest filed by Sigmatech of Huntsville, Alabama.

According to the GAO, Sigmatech "protests the issuance of a task order to DigiFlight, Inc., also of Huntsville, Alabama, by the Department of the Army, Army Materiel Command, under task order request for quotations (TORFQ) No. 2015P-06, for support for the Security Assistance Management Directorate (SAMD). The protester argues that the agency unreasonably and unequally evaluated the vendors' technical quotations, failed ... Show Full Article

GAO Denies Protest by International Development Group Advisory Services of Arlington, Virginia
WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 -- The Government Accountability Office has issued a decision denying a bid protest filed by International Development Group Advisory Services of Arlington, Virginia.

According to the GAO, International Development Group Advisory Services "protests the award of a contract to Chemonics International, Inc., of Washington D.C., under request for proposals (RFP) No. SOL-121-17-000007, issued by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) for services to support the USAID Competitive Economy Program (CEP) in the Ukraine. IDG challenges the agency's evaluation of proposals ... Show Full Article

GAO Denies Protest by Criterion Systems of Vienna, Virginia
WASHINGTON, Oct. 18 -- The Government Accountability Office has issued a decision denying a bid protest filed by Criterion Systems of Vienna, Virginia.

According to the GAO, Criterion Systems "protests the issuance of a Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) task order to Edgewater Federal Solutions, of Ijamsville, Maryland, by the Department of Energy (DOE) pursuant to request for quotations (RFQ) No. DE-SOL-0010923 for application, infrastructure, and cyber security support for the DOE's Office of Environment, Health, Safety, and Security (EHSS). The protester challenges the agency's evaluation and award ... Show Full Article