“The General Services Administration has agreed to resolve a bid protest filed in late March over solicitations issued as part of the $15 billion Polaris procurement.
The Government Accountability Office on April 25 dismissed the pre-award challenge brought by federal contractor BD Squared after the agency agreed to update the language used in the solicitation…”
“Federal contracting sources said they expect GSA to publish an updated version of the request for proposals in the coming weeks.
Early last month, GSA paused the procurement while it assessed the merits of a challenge brought by BD Squared, in which the contractor objected to how the prior experience of small businesses is treated as part of the solicitation…”
“The spokesperson added that while GSA couldn’t comment further on the active procurement, ‘the agency is committed to providing equitable business opportunities for historically underserved and marginalized small businesses, while supporting customer agencies and their small business program goals.’…” Read the full article here.
Source: GSA agrees to resolve Polaris small business concerns raised in pre-award protest – By John Hewitt Jones, May 5, 2022. FedScoop.