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|May 13, 2021||North Hempstead Adopts Procurement Preference for SDVOBs||
On April 22, 2021, the North Hempstead Town Board approved the adoption of a local law that will establish a preference for Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Businesses (SDVOBs).
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|May 7, 2021||Are Authorities Doing Enough to Prevent DBE Fraud?||
Last month, an investigation by Boston’s local National Public Radio affiliate GBH uncovered fraud by Gilbane / Hunt, the construction manager of a minor league baseball park in Worcester, Massac ...Read more
|April 18, 2021||SBA to Launch Restaurant Revitalization Fund||
The Small Business Administration (SBA) announced on Saturday application requirements and eligibility guidelines for the $28.6 billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund signed into law as part of the ...Read more
|March 19, 2021||Small Business Environment More Healthy Despite Slowing Gains||
A popular metric for the small business ecosystem, the Small Business Index by MetLife and the US Chamber of Commerce, shows some improvement in the first quarter of 2021.
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|February 19, 2021||EXCLUSIVE: Most State & Local Gov’ts Lack Veteran Set-Asides In Public Works Projects||
As veteran homelessness and suicides rise, research by Contractor News shows that veteran and disabled veteran-owned businesses are not integrated into the vast majority of America’s state and ci ...Read more
|January 21, 2021||Small Business Admin. launches SDVOSB certification process in place of Dept. of Veteran Affairs self-certification process||
America’s federal government every year puts aside contract benefits for firms self-certified as a "Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business" (SDVOSB) and others certified as a “Veteran ow ...Read more
|January 16, 2021||NJ Treasury Announces Initiatives to Promote its SBE, MWBE, VOB, and DVOB Programs||
For the first time in 20 years, the New Jersey Department of the Treasury conducted a disparity study measuring current spend data in order to recognize and create new opportunities for Minority-, ...Read more
|January 13, 2021||Five Percent of LA School Contracts to go to DVBEs||
The Los Angeles Unified School District has committed to awarding five percent of contracts to Disabled Veteran Business Enterprises (DVBEs) in order to give them an opportunity to compete to provi ...Read more
|December 10, 2020||The National Veteran Business Development Council is helping to certify SDVOSBs and VOSBs||
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|August 3, 2020||Small vet firms turn to crowdsourcing, while it’s unclear how much PPP money they’ve received||
The not-for-profit National Veteran Business Development Council (NVBDC) has signed on to a virtual summit on crowdfunding small businesses. The foundation joins other leading organizations for vet ...Read more