State considers bill to lower procurement costs for municipalities

 

JON ALEXANDER--jalexander@poststar.com | Posted: Sunday, February 5, 2012 4:46 pm


State lawmakers are focusing on "piggybacking-based" procurement policies in response to the growing demands for mandate relief among local governments and school districts.


The state Senate last week passed legislation that would allow a local government to contract with a contractor that’s already been awarded a bid with another local, state or federal governmental agency anywhere in the country.


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