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|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
|July 7, 2021||Can You Compete With Elon Musk?||
On Tuesday, Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean J. Trantalis announced on Twitter that the city had accepted a bid from the Boring Company to “build an underground transit system between downtown and the ...Read more
|July 6, 2021||New Jersey Legislators Push Veteran Contracting Bill||
The package includes a number of provisions that would benefit veterans outside of contracting, but one piece of legislation being pushed by Senator Vin Gopal (D), Assemblyman Eric Houghtaling (D), ...Read more
|June 25, 2021||Many Improvements Needed in Federal Procurement Program - Report||
A new report released on Tuesday sheds a lot of light on the state of the federal government’s procurement from small businesses. The report, from the Bipartisan Policy Center in partnership with ...Read more
|June 22, 2021||White Women Reap the Bulk of Minnesota’s DBE Dollars||
The ratio is reflective of a national problem according to Sean Skibbie, interim director of civil rights and the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT). “White women tend to be, sometime ...Read more
|June 8, 2021||Federal Government to Ramp Up Procurement from SDBs to Tune of $100B||
As the White House Fact Sheet notes, the United States federal government “is the largest consumer of goods in the world.” By ramping up procurement from minority-owned businesses, the Biden Ad ...Read more
|May 24, 2021||New Jersey’s $1.8 Billion Bridge Project Sees Outreach to Hundreds of DBEs||
Things are finally starting to push forward in the construction of the new $1.8 billion Portal North Bridge project.
The more than 100-year-old bridge spans the Hackensack River in New Jersey ...Read more
|April 13, 2021||West Virginia DOT Announces $40m in Road Project Awards||
The West Virginia Department of Transportation (WHDOT) announced late last month $40 million awarded construction projects and $1 million in spending on fixing potholes since early February.
|March 2, 2021||NYC Will Include LGBT-Owned Businesses in City Procurement||
In partnership with the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the New York City Department of Small Business Services (SBS) is formally including LGBT-owned businesses (LGBTBEs) in New York Ci ...Read more
|January 30, 2021||NASPO Conference to Feature Deep Dive on Key Covid Challenges||
The National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) ValuePoint Contract Leads 2021 conference will be discussing challenges and opportunities related to the coronavirus pandemic as well ...Read more