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|February 2, 2021||The SBA is Overhauling its WOSB Program||
The SBA has chosen the program, commonly known as WOSB, as the guinea pig for technological changes at the SBA which will implement new regulatory changes.
Some of the changes happening inc ...Read more
|February 1, 2021||Commercial Construction Will Take a Hit in 2021||
While single-family residential home construction is expected to rise modestly in 2021, other major construction sectors in the commercial sphere like retail, hotels, sports centers and restaurants ...Read more
|January 24, 2021||Small Business Advocates Urge Congress to Quickly Confirm New SBA Leader Guzman||
Joe Biden has been sworn in as President of the United States but his picks to fill his cabinet positions remain mostly unfilled. With no date set for a confirmation hearing for Isabel Guzman, Bide ...Read more
|January 22, 2021||Buttigieg: A New Face Facing New Obstacles in Transportation||
President Joe Biden’s nominee to head up the Department of Transportation (DOT), Pete Buttigieg, is expected to pass through the Senate confirmation process as soon as next week. In his two-hour ...Read more
|January 21, 2021||Small Business Admin. launches SDVOSB certification process in place of Dept. of Veteran Affairs self-certification process||
America’s federal government every year puts aside contract benefits for firms self-certified as a "Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business" (SDVOSB) and others certified as a “Veteran ow ...Read more
|January 16, 2021||A Border Wall Blitz as Future Hangs in Limbo — or Does It?||
Construction of the controversial border wall along the US-Mexico border continues “full steam ahead,” though President-elect Joe Biden has vowed to halt it.
Earlier this month, the T ...Read more
|January 11, 2021||SBA Administrator Heaps Praise on Trump After High-Profile Resignations Over Capitol Riots||
Small Business Administration Administrator Jovita Carranza showered President Donald Trump with praise on Monday despite the resignation of many of her colleagues including the Secretary of the De ...Read more
|January 7, 2021||IRS to Increase Small Business Audits But There Are Ways to Protect Yourself||
Despite studies showing that 800 small businesses are closing every day in the US, the Internal Revenue Service is planning a 50 percent increase in audits of small businesses.
“The IRS i ...Read more
|January 8, 2021||DoT Secretary, Five FAA Officials and More Resign Following Capitol Riots||
Department of Transportation (DoT) Secretary Elaine Chao announced her resignation from the Trump Administration on Twitter the day after pro-Trump protesters stormed the Capitol building, Five sen ...Read more
|November 28, 2020||HUD Section 3 Business Program Updated for 2020||
Dating back to 1968, with the passing of “Section 3” of the Housing and Urban Development Act, there has existed the “HUD Section 3” business program.
The act required that small ...Read more