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To Ensure Purchasing and Contracting Equity, Seattle Launches M/WBE Advisory Committee and Disparity Study

WA

Alameda County Officials Undertaking Disparity Study; Possible Improvements to its ELB/SLB program

CA

King County Moves To Increase M/WBE Partners

WA

HUBZone Small Biz Program is Expanding in Illinois

IL

Chicago Mayor Initiates Extension of City’s M/WBE Program

IL

Columbus Seeking to Expand City Contracts with M/WBEs

OH

City of Arlington Implements a Minority and Women-Owned Enterprise Policy

TX

Disparity Study Looks at Lack of M/WBE Firms in State Contracting

CT

North Carolina's DOT is Encouraging DBE Firms to Compete for State Contracts

NC

LGBTQBE Legislation Moves Forward in Baltimore

MD

Boston Allocates Funding to Help M/WBE & Veteran Firms to Compete for Gov't Contracts

MA

Chicago City Treasurer Promotes Diversity Scoreboard for MBE Inclusion

IL

LA Metro Accepts Public Comment on DBE Goals for Fiscal Years 2022-2024

CA

North Hempstead Adopts Procurement Preference for SDVOBs

NY

City of Birmingham Looking for M/WBE Disparity Study Feedback

AL

Baltimore City Considers New M/WBE Bills

MD

New Sacramento Bill Promotes Statewide SBE Utilization Quota

CA

Black-Owned Businesses Awarded Less than 1% of North Carolina's $9.9B Public Works Contracts

NC

Federal Railroad Agency to Conduct First Nationwide M/WBE Disparity Study

DC

New Participation Goals for Illinois’s BEP-Certified Businesses

IL

DBE Mentor-Protege Program Launches in Santa Clara

CA

City of Boston Completes M/WBE Disparity Study

MA

Oakland to Strengthen its LBE/SLBE Programs

CA

New Orleans Seeks to Ensure 35% of City Contracts go to DBEs

LA

NYC Will Include LGBT-Owned Businesses in City Procurement

NY

FAA Seeking Stakeholder Feedback on ACDBE Program

DC

Virginia bill will aid MBE/WBE/SBE businesses

VA

Data released on Birmingham’s M/WBE program, more plans in the works

AL

8(a) “Section 8” Firms Get a Boost, Able to Qualify Through Past Performance in Joint Ventures

DC

Maximum Award Price Raised for WOSBs and HUBZone Businesses

DC

The SBA is Overhauling its WOSB Program

DC

Nassau and Suffolk Counties lack data on M/WBE participation in public works

NY

Small Business Admin. launches SDVOSB certification process in place of Dept. of Veteran Affairs self-certification process

DC

Maryland Ups Personal Net Worth Cap for MBEs

MD

NJ Treasury Announces Initiatives to Promote its SBE, MWBE, VOB, and DVOB Programs

NJ

Five Percent of LA School Contracts to go to DVBEs

CA

Jacksonville Transportation Authority launches LBE Program

FL

San Diego SLBE Audit Finds Lack of Minority and Women Role

CA

Alaska's DOT Aims to Increase DBE/MBE/WBE Participation in Contracts

AK

Tennessee’s DBE Program Sets New Spending Record

TN

Department of Transportation Will Broaden DBE Eligibility

DC

Houston Port Study Shows M/WBE’s Underrepresented Among Contractors

TX

Chicago City Council extends M/WBE set-aside program

IL

The National Veteran Business Development Council is helping to certify SDVOSBs and VOSBs

MI

New York nearly reaches 30% M/WBE goal for state contracts

NY

Chattanooga aims to increase MWBE participation

TN

HUD Section 3 Business Program Updated for 2020

DC

New Jersey to conduct M/WBE disparity study

NJ

Orange County passes DVBE policy

CA

East Baton Rouge’s new DBE Program

LA