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|November 12, 2021||Wisconsin Veteran Business Owners Seek Action||
The Wisconsin State Legislature created the Supplier Diversity Program and in 2014 set a goal of awarding one percent of state contracts to veteran-owned businesses.
That goal has never been ...Read more
|November 12, 2021||Diverse Rail Contractors Charge Racism in Contracting Practices||
Minority and women-owned businesses face discrimination while attempting to win federal passenger rail contracts, businesses owners told the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee on Tuesd ...Read more
|November 9, 2021||West Virginia DOT Opens Bidding for 20 Projects||
Before awarding contracts, WVDOT considers a number of factors like whether the bid is above or below the department’s Engineer’s Estimate. “Most projects are reviewed, analyzed, and awarded ...Read more
|November 1, 2021||Major Cities Creating LGBT Business Certifications||
On Wednesday, Boston Mayor Kim Janey signed an executive order adding LGBTQ-owned businesses to the city’s Supplier Diversity program.
According to the ...Read more
|October 20, 2021||DBEs Set to Win $80m from Phase 1 of North Carolina's 540 Project||
Last month, North Carolina’s Turnpike Authority (NCTA) was loaned $499.5 million by the US Department of Transportation for Phase 1 of its Complete 540 Project. This portion of the project includ ...Read more
|October 1, 2021||Need to Procure a Small Business? There’s an App for That||
The app features a map of Virginia that shows the locations of vendors that match whatever keyword you plug in. We tested it with the search term “concrete” and were shown a busy constellation ...Read more
|September 30, 2021||Washington State to Virtual Hold Open House for Highway Contractors||
The Washington Department of Transportation (WSDOT) announced the open house would be an opportunity for contractors to network and “learn about upcoming work in King, Snohomish, Skagit, Whatcom ...Read more
|September 28, 2021||$30m Contract Awarded for BART Expansion Environmental Services||
According to the Link21 program’s website, “Link21 and its partner agencies aim to connect urban and intercity rail throughout the Northern California Megaregion, as envisioned by the Californi ...Read more
|September 10, 2021||Boston Mayor Launches New Tools to Aid Supplier Diversity||
“I am excited to introduce a suite of new tools to help minority-owned business enterprises thrive,” Mayor Janey said. “I believe entrepreneurship is a proven pathway to wealth creation. As M ...Read more
|August 17, 2021||SBA is Working With Congress to Codify Biden’s Raised DBE Goals|