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|August 17, 2021||SBA is Working With Congress to Codify Biden’s Raised DBE Goals|
|August 13, 2021||New Orleans Convention Center Must Vote Again on Contract Bids||
The development follows challenges from bidders who did not secure the contract for hundreds of millions in upgrades to the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.
Allegations of irregularities i ...Read more
|August 12, 2021||Study Says Public Private Partnerships Have Higher DBE Participation||
Researchers at the University of Maryland’s A. James Clark School of Engineering published a study recently by professor Qingbin Cui and doctoral student Kinqi Zhang in the journal Transportation ...Read more
|August 3, 2021||Louisiana Breaks Ground on $760m Levee Project||
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards led a groundbreaking ceremony, officiating the launch of the project on Monday, July 26.
The levee will run from the Bonnet Carre Spillway to the Mississip ...Read more
|July 30, 2021||Major $1.3b NYC Project Returned to Sender Over M/WBE Shortfalls||
“The Comptroller’s Office has conducted a thorough review and engaged with the City through a series of questions and answers to determine compliance with all applicable rules and regulations p ...Read more
|July 29, 2021||Infrastructure Bill Passes Major Hurdle With Bipartisan Support||
The US Senate voted on Wednesday to start debating the roughly $1 trillion infrastructure package, a longtime and key component of the Biden Administration’s agenda.
The current iteration o ...Read more
|July 28, 2021||BREAKING: US Government Breaks Records With $145.7B Awarded to Small Businesses||
The $145.7 billion figures surpasses the previous fiscal year’s total by a whopping $13 billion. It is however worth noting that these figures account for Fiscal Year 2020, before President Joe B ...Read more
|July 23, 2021||Slate of Construction Projects to be Considered in Ohio||
Spending bills that would make funds available for a number of construction projects will hit the Ohio House of Representatives in the coming weeks.
|July 15, 2021||Major Women’s Owned Business Organization Adds 6 Board Members||
These kinds of non-profits have been critical for many small businesses in their recovery for the pandemic. WBEC Pacific notes how they have helped businesses modernize by implementing e-commerce i ...Read more
|July 9, 2021||Little Tangible for Small Businesses in Biden’s Executive Order||
The president’s executive order on “promoting competition” doesn’t offer much concrete for small businesses.
The executive order released today contains quite a few effective measures ...Read more