Month: June 2013

Bid Protest 101

Construction contractors and suppliers should understand their right to challenge the award of any public construction contract that they believe has been denied to them in violation of the public bidding laws of the Commonwealth.   These challenges are referred to as “bid protests,” and are governed in Massachusetts by several different statutes, each of […]

Sound the (Regulatory) Alarm! Pending Massachusetts Legislation Affecting Contractors and Suppliers

The 188th Session of the Massachusetts Legislature (known formally as “the General Court”) opened on January 2, 2013.   Already, there are several pieces of pending legislation that have the potential to affect both general contractors and more targeted subcontractors/suppliers.   A slew of legislative bills currently under consideration have been proposed with the aim […]