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Government Contract Law Lawyers In Farmerville Louisiana

Farmerville is a town in and the parish seat of Union Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 3,808 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Monroe Metropolitan Statistical Area. The Pilgrim's Pride poultry processing and protein conversion plant in Farmerville was slated for closure early in 2009, along with other company operations in nearby Arcadia in Bienville Parish, Athens in Claiborne Parish, and Choudrant in Union Parish. The closures impacted some 1,300 jobs in North Louisiana. 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, 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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