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|January 10, 2022||LGBTBEs set to be added to Travis County and the City of Austin's HUB Program||
LGBT-owned business enterprises (LGBTBEs) are set to be added to the Travis County Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) program.
The City of Austin’s LGBTQ+ Quality of Life Commission ...Read more
|December 3, 2021||White House Begins Implementing Reforms to Increase SDB Procurement||
The White House released a fact sheet on Thursday detailing five reforms as “the first step towards meeting the President’s goal of ensuring that 15 percent of federal contracts go to SDBs by 2 ...Read more
|October 25, 2021||SDB Participation Promoted by 2 New Pennsylvania Bills||
Pennsylvania legislators have recently introduced two bills aimed at assisting minority, women, and veteran-owned businesses in state contracting, under its Small Diverse Business (SDB) cert....Read more
|October 18, 2021||8(a) Firms No Longer Required by SBA to have a Bona Fide Place of Business|
|September 24, 2021||Black business leaders call for changes to Oakland’s SLBE/LBE program||
Oakland multicultural business leaders have requested that the city address and take action in reforming the disparities in contracting opportunities for Black-, Minority- and Women-owned businesse ...Read more
|August 26, 2021||EPA Creates Diversity Task Force, Will Spend More With DBEs||
Earlier this month, an internal EPA email was obtained by E&E news. In it, Deputy Administrator Janet McCabe told employees of the agency that a “diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility (D ...Read more
|July 19, 2021||HUBZone Small Biz Program is Expanding in Illinois|
|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
|February 4, 2021||Maximum Award Price Raised for WOSBs and HUBZone Businesses||
Beginning January 1st, the U.S. federal government raised the maximum award price for federal contracts with Women-Owned Small Businesses (WOSB) and Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZ ...Read more
|November 28, 2020||HUD Section 3 Business Program Updated for 2020||
Dating back to 1968, with the passing of “Section 3” of the Housing and Urban Development Act, there has existed the “HUD Section 3” business program.
The act required that small ...Read more