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|June 27, 2022||City of Monroe Works to Connect DBEs with Public Contracts||
The City of Monroe is responding to previous criticisms of its program for granting minority-owned companies a seat at the negotiation table for city contract bids, by integrating its initiative wi ...Read more
|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
|June 7, 2022||San Diego Aiming for More Diverse Participation in Public Works||
San Diego seeks to become California’s leading city in bringing about public works participation for women and minority owned firms. City officials also want to tackle any barriers that disabled ...Read more
|May 19, 2022||VIDEO - Louisiana DOTD is Removing Illegally Dumped Tires||
Old tires can be a haven for mosquitoes and have been piled up in spite of nearby signs threatening dumpers with $3,000 fines.
New Orleans Police Department officials say they have issued n ...Read more
|May 19, 2022||Seattle Moves Forward on $12b Light Rail Project||
With the newly announced expansion project of the Sound Transit light rail system, commuting across Seattle effortlessly and conveniently is no longer a pipe dream.
Budgeted at ...Read more
|May 18, 2022||$2.4b FEMA Fund For New Orleans Roadwork Faces Scrutiny||
The residents of New Orleans are still struggling from the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, which smashed into the coast 16 years ago.
Considered one of the most destructive Category 5 hurrica ...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
|April 11, 2022||Boston Mayor Looks to Expand City Contracts for M/WBEs||
Boston Mayor Michelle Wu has filed a home rule petition to expand access to City contracts for minority-owned business enterprises (MBEs) and women-owned business enterprises (WBEs).
If pa ...Read more
|March 30, 2022||City of Greensboro Launches Supplier Diversity Tracking and Reporting||
The City of Greensboro is teaming up with B2Gnow – a leader in providing supplier diversity, procurement and grant management solutions for governments, contractors, and corporations for two deca ...Read more
|March 24, 2022||NYC Provides Less Than 4% of Contracts to M/WBEs||
On a state level, New York in 2021 announced that it had reached its 30% goal for state contracts being with minority- and women-owned business enterprises.
Yet, the numbers are much lower ...Read more