Have a story idea
Have a story idea? Send it to us here.
|September 28, 2021||King County upgrades M/WBE Small Contractor and Supplier Program||
Washington state's King County Executive Dow Constantine has announced the implementation of a Fast Track Small Contractor and Supplier program.
Meanwhile, the Washington State Office of Mi ...Read more
|September 14, 2021||Small Businesses Struggle as SBA Celebrates Them With Celebs||
“The American entrepreneurial spirit is a defining quality of our Nation which time and again has lifted us to new heights and carried us through our greatest challenges,” President Joe Biden r ...Read more
|September 9, 2021||The SBA is Revamping its EIDL Program||
The Small Business Administration is making major changes to the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program, allowing a far greater number of businesses to become eligible. The changes will also ...Read more
|September 2, 2021||What’s the point of Amtrak?||
The $1 trillion infrastructure bill, if made into law as in its current form, will give $66 billion in new funding for Amtrak, which has a wish list of more than 50 new routes it wants to construct ...Read more
|July 28, 2021||BREAKING: US Government Breaks Records With $145.7B Awarded to Small Businesses||
The $145.7 billion figures surpasses the previous fiscal year’s total by a whopping $13 billion. It is however worth noting that these figures account for Fiscal Year 2020, before President Joe B ...Read more
|July 9, 2021||Little Tangible for Small Businesses in Biden’s Executive Order||
The president’s executive order on “promoting competition” doesn’t offer much concrete for small businesses.
The executive order released today contains quite a few effective measures ...Read more
|June 25, 2021||Many Improvements Needed in Federal Procurement Program - Report||
A new report released on Tuesday sheds a lot of light on the state of the federal government’s procurement from small businesses. The report, from the Bipartisan Policy Center in partnership with ...Read more
|June 10, 2021||SBA Gives University of Maryland $400K for New Vet Biz Training Center||
The funding is being given out from the Small Business Administration (SBA)’s Office of Veteran Business Development towards the University of Maryland’s Division of Research. It will be used t ...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