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Hidalgo County Commissioners reject Dannenbaum amid Controversy

Update regarding the FBI’s investigation into the Dannenbaum Engineering Corporation. The Hidalgo County Commissioners voted unanimously to terminate their negotiations with the company. In a closed-door discussion the Commissioners, decided to begin their negotiations with the second firm, Jacobs project management. Dannenbaum was ranked as the number one pick to build the new courthouse. Since Tuesday’s FBI investigation, the Commissioners casted doubt on whether they will continue with the company. Commissioners met behind closed doors amid concerns of a potential lawsuit.   This is an update to this...

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New Hidalgo Co. Courthouse in Limbo After Dannenbaum Raid

EDINBURG (KFXV) — New developments on the FBI raids that took place Wednesday morning at Dannenbaum Engineering Corporation. The Hidalgo County Commissioners Court has decided to stop negotiations with Dannenbaum Engineering and move forward with another firm for the courthouse program manager contract. This comes after the FBI confirmed their presence at the McAllen office– and in other cities throughout the state– on Wednesday. The investigation raising concern at the Hidalgo Commissioner’s office, as Dannenbaum was selected as highest-ranking firm for the design and construction of the new Hidalgo County Courthouse. In a full statement, Hidalgo County Judge, Ramon...

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