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Government Contract Law Lawyers In Athens Louisiana

Athens is a village in Claiborne Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 262 at the 2000 census. The Pilgrim's Pride poultry hatchery in Athens was designated for closure early in 2009, along with other company businesses in nearby Arcadia in Bienville Parish, Choudrant in Lincoln Parish, and Farmerville in Union Parish, where the company maintained a processing and protein conversion plant. Several weeks later, however, Pilgrim's Pride accepted an $80 million offer from Foster Farms of California to purchase the operations. In addition, to the 1,300 direct jobs, mostly in Farmerville, the purchase spares the small farms of some three hundred independent growers. Foster Farms put up $40 million and the State of Louisiana a matching $40 million. Foster Farms will further invest $10 million in capital improvements at the Farmerville plant, to be matched by the state, in an agreement announced by Governor Bobby Jindal.

What is government contract law?

Contracting with the federal government is a highly regulated process governed by a maze of statutes and regulations. Government contracts law involves assisting businesses in complying with the complex set of procedures that must be followed in order for companies to provide goods and services to governments (federal, state or municipal) or challenging the actions of the government or a third party in entering into or executing a government contract for goods or services.

Answers to government contract law issues in Louisiana

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