Public Works Contracts

In Skyline Contractors, Inc. v. Spokane Housing Authority (pdf), the Court of Appeals reaffirmed the principle that an aggrieved bidder on a public work contract is limited to seeking  injunctive relief against the government.  The Court of Appeals then extended this principal to a bidder that is awarded the public work contract and subsequently divested of its award.  As a result of the Court’s holding, a bidder, whether successful or not, is precluded from seeking monetary damages against the government.  Instead, it may seek only injunctive relief.
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