February 20, 1986 |
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has asked county attorneys to seek an injunction to stop the federal government from advertising a two-acre parcel of land on Sepulveda Boulevard as being zoned for multiple-unit residential use. The 2.13-acre parcel of federally owned land, formerly a bus terminal for airline passengers, is designated under the county's general plan for public or semi-public use only, county officials said.
May 5, 2004 |
MCI Inc. has agreed to pay $27 million to settle claims that it defrauded the federal General Services Administration by charging excess costs and fees under a government contract, the Justice Department announced. The settlement was approved Tuesday by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, which is presiding over the financial restructuring of the company once known as WorldCom Inc., of which MCI was a part. The second-largest U.S.
June 17, 1989
Court Denies MCI Request: A federal appeals court has ruled that MCI Communications forfeited its opportunity to have a multibillion-dollar federal telecommunications pact reopened because it failed to bid the first time. Involved in the dispute is one of two contracts to redesign and provide a pair of voice, data and video telecommunications networks in the 1990s, a project that may total $25 billion over 10 years. The General Services Administration awarded American Telephone & Telegraph the contract for one network last December and US Sprint Communications the other.
October 1, 2004 |
The federal government, which has turned over significant military functions to private contractors in recent years, has hired a computer firm to manage information about all government contracts with private companies -- including billions of dollars in military contracts. The General Services Administration, which maintains government databases on federal contracts, will turn over control of all contractor data to a Virginia-based company today.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 2, 2006 |
The Los Angeles Department of Transportation has sharply criticized the federal government's analysis of how a proposed 937,000-square-foot FBI headquarters and the renovation of the existing Federal Building on Wilshire Boulevard would affect Westside traffic. In an April 20 letter to the General Services Administration, posted by activists on www.federalbuilding.