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|September 23, 2021||Infrastructure Investments Will Boost GDP and Employment Across Sectors||
While the bill has passed the Senate, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is expected to bring the bill to the floor for a vote on Monday.
The study showing the economic boons the bill would bring was ...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
|June 21, 2021||California Draft Budget Would Fund $30m New Hospital in San Diego||
The state’s draft budget includes $30 million for a new hospital to replace the University of California San Diego’s medical center, which according to an internal seismic safety survey ...Read more
|June 3, 2021||SBA’s Venue Relief Program Also Telling Business Owners They Are Dead||
The Shuttered Venue Operators Operators Grant (SVOG) program was passed into law in the December 2020 coronavirus stimulus package, coming as music to the ears of music venue operators after a long ...Read more
|June 1, 2021||Veteran Slams SBA’s EIDL Program, Wants to Talk to Manager||
This is a topic we at Contractor News have been monitoring for some time as small businesses owners on social media have tried to use what little voice they have to sound the alarm about the SBA’ ...Read more
|May 25, 2021||Is Biden’s Infrastructure Package Unfair to Non-Union Construction Companies?||
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a powerful player in the construction industry with 69 chapters and 22,000 commercial contractors and companies related to construction among its ranks. ...Read more
|April 28, 2021||GOP Unveils $568b Infrastructure Counter Offer|
|April 27, 2021||Nation’s Small Shipyards Get $20m Boost From Maritime Admin||
The goal of the funding is to “strengthen U.S. shipyard economic competitiveness.”
The funds will be administered through the Small Shipyard Grant Program, which has doled out $262.5 mill ...Read more
|April 23, 2021||Kamala Harris is Quietly Pushing Loans for Small & Diverse Businesses||
Over the course of President Joe Biden’s election campaign, he repeatedly promised to put minority and women-owned businesses at the forefront of his recovery agenda. As we have ...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