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Maryland State Board of Contract Appeals

Jul 11, 2012

O’Malley wants updated procurement process

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley says Maryland’s antiquated procurement process might need an overhaul, and the attorney who helped write the law agrees with him. Scott A. Livingston, a partner with the law firm Rifkin, Livingston, Levitan & Silver LLC, helped write the state’s procurement law, basing it on the American Bar Association’s Model Procurement […]

Dec 21, 2011

State board defers decision on $120M pharmacy contract

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Board of Public Works has deferred action on a $120 million pharmacy contract for the state’s prison inmates after a long and contentious debate. The board decided Wednesday to postpone a vote on the five-year contract with Diamond Pharmacy to wait for unsuccessful competing bids to have their protests heard at […]

Jun 3, 2011

Baltimore judge upholds state’s decision on city casino site bid

A would-be casino developer spurned by the state said he is planning to file an appeal of a Baltimore judge’s ruling upholding the state’s rejection of his proposal to build a slots parlor in the city. Donald C. Fry, chairman of the Video Lottery Facility Location Commission, which awards gaming licenses, hailed the ruling Friday […]

May 25, 2011

State urges Baltimore judge to deny would-be casino developer’s challenge

The state of Maryland urged a Baltimore judge on Wednesday to deny a challenge by a would-be casino developer seeking to secure the lone city gaming license. Baltimore City Entertainment Group “was a terrible, terrible applicant,” said Daniel A. Friedman, counsel to the state’s Video Lottery Facility Location Commission. “It filed a confused application. It […]

May 4, 2011

Second try at finding Baltimore casino developer moving forward

The state’s second attempt to find a developer to build a casino in Baltimore will move forward after the disqualified winner of the first attempt dropped his request on Wednesday that the courts put the process on ice. The move came 30 months to the day after Maryland voters approved slot machine gaming and sets […]

Mar 22, 2011

Prescription contract pulled from BPW

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley is pulling a $2.4 billion prescription drug contract from consideration before a state board, saying a challenge to the deal should be completed first. The Board of Public Works was scheduled to decide Wednesday whether Express Scripts Inc. should win a 5-year, $2.4 billion deal to provide prescription drug coverage […]

Dec 8, 2010

Md. Board of Contract Appeals upholds rejection of Baltimore slots bid

The Maryland State Board of Contract Appeals on Wednesday denied an appeal from a Canadian homebuilder whose bid for a slots casino in downtown Baltimore was rejected last December. The decision opens the door for the state to rebid the license for the Baltimore casino, which could be the state’s second largest with 3,750  slot […]

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