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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).
North Hempste ...Read more
|May 13, 2021||Five School Construction Projects, Four Renovations Proposed in Boston||
Boston Public Schools Superintendent Brenda Cassellius proposed accelerating the construction and renovations of various schools on Wednesday.
The Boston Public Schools (BPS) District propose ...Read more
|May 5, 2021||City of Birmingham looking for M/WBE disparity study feedback|
|April 6, 2021||City of Boston Completes M/WBE Disparity Study|
|March 30, 2021||HUD Announces $1B Worth of Measures to Help Native Communities||
The Department of Housing and Urban Development announced on Thursday a $450 million investment in coronavirus relief funding to ...Read more
|March 22, 2021||Oakland to Strengthen its LBE/SLBE Programs||
The City Council of Oakland, California has passed an ordinance aimed at creating easier access to city contracts for local small, POC-led, and women-owned businesses.
Council members Lor ...Read more
|March 12, 2021||Texas County’s Lawsuit Seeks Reassessment of $7.5B I-45 Expansion||
Earlier this month, the Texas Department of Transportation’s $7.5 billion proposal to rebuild Interstate 45 in Houston surpassed the environmental analysis phase and entered into the design stage ...Read more
|March 10, 2021||Uncertainty as PPP Gets Cash Injections Despite Looming Expiration Date||
The Payment Protection Program is still set to expire March 31st despite a new cash injection and more than $100 billion in still available funds.
Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO) s ...Read more
|March 6, 2021||New Orleans Seeks to Ensure 35% of City Contracts go to DBEs||
Mayor LaToya Cantrell of New Orleans has announced efforts to expand access to public contracts for disadvantaged business enterprises (DBEs). As part of these steps the office of Supplier Diversit ...Read more
|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