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|June 13, 2022||LA Backs Minority, Women, and Veteran Bonding Program||
A program meant to help expand opportunities for small businesses, minority-owned businesses, women-owned businesses, and disabled veteran-owned businesses is expanding into Los Angeles county....Read more
|May 17, 2022||Disabled Vets Continue to Lose Out On Government Contracts||
Over the years Congress and state governments have enacted various laws to support veteran and disabled veteran-owned businesses. A key goal has been to assist veterans as they reintegrate into civ ...Read more
|March 19, 2022||New Ohio Law Reduces Barriers for M/W/VBEs||
Ohio has been taking a more proactive approach in getting businesses from historically marginalized communities involved in more public works contracts and procurement.
On March 2, 2022 the s ...Read more
|January 30, 2022||Pennsylvania spending on SDB and VBE firms increases by 30%||
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has announced that his administration had $856 million in state contract spending for fiscal year 2020-2021 with small, diverse and veteran-owned businesses.
Th ...Read more
|December 29, 2021||SDVOSB Federal Contracting Goal Could Rise from 3% to 5% with New Congressional Bill|
|December 3, 2021||White House Begins Implementing Reforms to Increase SDB Procurement||
The White House released a fact sheet on Thursday detailing five reforms as “the first step towards meeting the President’s goal of ensuring that 15 percent of federal contracts go to SDBs by 2 ...Read more
|November 26, 2021||SDVOSBs Get Contract Set-Asides with the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command||
The Small Business Office of the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defence Command (USASMDC) has launched its first service-disabled veteran-owned small business (SDVOSB) Set Aside contract program.< ...Read more
|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
|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
|August 26, 2021||EPA Creates Diversity Task Force, Will Spend More With DBEs||
Earlier this month, an internal EPA email was obtained by E&E news. In it, Deputy Administrator Janet McCabe told employees of the agency that a “diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility (D ...Read more