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|January 25, 2022||New Mexico Bill Would Add Native American Preference in Procurement||
New Mexico Democratic Senators Benny Shendo and Jemez Pueblo are sponsoring legislation that would increase the bidding preference for businesses based in New Mexico from five percent to eight perc ...Read more
|January 16, 2022||[VIDEO] Washington DOT Picks Contractor for $190m Highway Project||
The Washington Department of Transportation selected Aecon Pacific Northwest, Inc. as they presented the proposal with the best value to conduct both design and build work on the project.
Con ...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
|December 2, 2021||LaGuardia Airport Project Doles Out $2b to MBEs||
The overhaul of LaGuardia Airport in Queens, New York has set records in contracting with minority and women-owned businesses. Additionally, the project has featured high rates of contracting with ...Read more
|November 29, 2021||Baton Rouge May Create $400k MBE Task Force||
The money is in Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome’s proposed budget, but the Metro Council has already initially approved $228,000 for the division to hire two employees.
"We have execut ...Read more
|November 12, 2021||Wisconsin Veteran Business Owners Seek Action||
The Wisconsin State Legislature created the Supplier Diversity Program and in 2014 set a goal of awarding one percent of state contracts to veteran-owned businesses.
That goal has never been ...Read more
|November 12, 2021||Diverse Rail Contractors Charge Racism in Contracting Practices||
Minority and women-owned businesses face discrimination while attempting to win federal passenger rail contracts, businesses owners told the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee on Tuesd ...Read more
|November 9, 2021||West Virginia DOT Opens Bidding for 20 Projects||
Before awarding contracts, WVDOT considers a number of factors like whether the bid is above or below the department’s Engineer’s Estimate. “Most projects are reviewed, analyzed, and awarded ...Read more
|November 1, 2021||Major Cities Creating LGBT Business Certifications||
On Wednesday, Boston Mayor Kim Janey signed an executive order adding LGBTQ-owned businesses to the city’s Supplier Diversity program.
According to the ...Read more
|October 20, 2021||DBEs Set to Win $80m from Phase 1 of North Carolina's 540 Project||
Last month, North Carolina’s Turnpike Authority (NCTA) was loaned $499.5 million by the US Department of Transportation for Phase 1 of its Complete 540 Project. This portion of the project includ ...Read more