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BPW Democrats: Retroactive pandemic contracts make mockery of procurement rules (access required)

Two members of the state Board of Public Works — both Democrats — expressed growing frustration with state agencies seeking retroactive approval for millions in pandemic-related spending that only now is coming to the panel for approval. The ire bubbled ...

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Md. lawmakers want competitive bidding for BWI concessions (access required)

Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport’s concessions program made $114 million in sales in 2014, but lawmakers think it can do better. A bill filed in both chambers seeks to require the Maryland Aviation Administration to issue a request for ...

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Audit hits MDOT procurement procedures

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Department of Transportation violated procurement procedures by allowing some contractors to perform work outside the scope of their original contracts without rebidding the jobs and without the approval of the state Board of Public Works, auditors ...

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