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|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
|November 15, 2020||Puerto Rico: A HUBZone boost for a ravaged economy?||
The U.S. federal government’s updated rules for Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBzones) program could be a much-needed boon for Puerto Rico’s economy which has been devastated by H ...Read more