* The administration has been using spit and bailing wire to keep the government going during the impasse. One example…
Description and Specifications: Emergency purchase of bread and bun bases for Illinois Correctional Industries to use in making of inmates’ bread and to provide to other state agencies.
Notice Type: Emergency Procurement
Notice Expiration Date: 06/07/2016
Emergency Justification: Illinois Correctional Industries uses bread/bun base and sweetdough base in the production of bread & buns, and other food staples required to provide to inmates and for sale to various state agencies. The current master contract #PSD4017603 has an expiration of 12/16/2017 but the vendor refused to deliver the said products due to lack of payment. So as not to interrupt customer demands and prevent or minimize serious disruption to the IDOC and other state agencies, it is imperative that this emergency purchase be made.
Accordance with Admin Rule: Minimize serious disruption to critical state services that affect health, safety, or collection of substantial state revenues […]
Total Amount of Award: $190,000.00 (Total Dollar Value Only/Includes Any Renewal Options)
Estimated/Actual Value Description: Estimated
Length of Initial Term: 3
Contract Begin Date: 02/12/2016
Contract End Date: 05/11/2016
Hat tip to a commenter.
…Adding… With a hat tip to another commenter, remember this pledge to cut wasteful spending like emergency procurements from the 2014 campaign?…
Welcome to the real world, governor.