State considers bill to lower procurement costs for municipalities

Betty Little

February 06, 2012

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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