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|December 16, 2020||Chicago City Council extends M/WBE set-aside program||
Chicago’s City Council has extended its set-aside program for minority- and women-owned businesses (M/WBEs) through 2021.
The purpose of extending the set-aside program for minority a ...Read more
|December 4, 2020||Chattanooga aims to increase MWBE participation||
The city of Chattanooga, Tennessee, is looking at ways to expand the participation of minority and women owned companies in public works.
In 2019 the city carried out a disparity study that ...Read more
|October 15, 2020||Pennsylvania Governor Announces New Measures to Connect Small Businesses With State Contracts||
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf (D) is doubling down on efforts to help minority, women, disabled, and veteran-owned small businesses secure contracts with the state government.
Back in 20 ...Read more
|November 23, 2020||New Jersey to conduct M/WBE disparity study||
Senator Troy Singleton and Senator M. Teresa Ruiz have sponsored a M/WBE disparity study bill which will examine the utilization of minority-owned and women-owned business enterprise in New Jersey& ...Read more
|November 9, 2020||East Baton Rouge’s new DBE Program||
East Baton Rouge's Mayor announced the launch of the Socially and Economically Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Certification Program that will launch December 1st, 2020. It will allow minorit ...Read more
|November 3, 2020||Asheville sets up M/WBE gender race-conscious contracting policies||
The City of Asheville’s City Council recently voted to allow race and gender conscious policies in its public works. In the past, the City’s inclusion policy was gender- and race-neutral. Howev ...Read more
|September 5, 2020||Hattiesburg city officials give update on DBE Program||
Officials in Hattiesburg aimed to increase the number of registered Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) in hopes of increasing opportunities and participation for minority-owned businesses. E ...Read more