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Judge upholds Xerox award in massive FDOT procurement case

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In what may be the end of a titanic legal fight between major state government contractors, an administrative law judge has upheld the state’s award of a massive transportation contract to Xerox, denying Accenture‘s claims that an unusual procurement process yielded the wrong outcome. Administrative law judge J. Bruce Culpepper on Wednesday recommended to the state Department of Transportation (DOT) that it issue an order finalizing the award to Xerox, finding Accenture “failed to establish that the Department’s determination that Xerox will provide the ‘best…

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A squirrely FDOT procurement process gets even stranger

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As Florida Politics reported in April, an ongoing procurement process within the Department of Transportation over a contract worth hundreds of millions has taken some strange turns, including a $3.6 million settlement payment to a firm that was not only ranked third in a competitive bidding process, but also left the State of Florida in a lurch when it previously divested its tolling interests. Things seem to have gotten only more curious since this last report shed light on this high-stakes procurement. To briefly…

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