News & Events

We established this diversity-in-contracting focus journal in 2005 to help the DBE, M/WBE, DVBE, and small business community stay informed about pertinent public procurement news and events.
Caltrans announces meeting schedule for discussion of 2016 Disparity Study and future DBE goals

Published Jun 18, 2018

Village of Hempstead adopts MWBE contracting policy

Published Jun 08, 2018

New York City sets new MWBE contracting goal

Published Jun 04, 2018

SBA publishes FY 2017 small business contracting scorecard

Published Jun 01, 2018


Service-Disabled Veterans Small Business Continuation Act passes U.S. House, moves to Senate

Published May 31, 2018

Hennepin County approves MBE, WBE procurement goals

Published May 11, 2018

Enhancements Announced for Iowa's Targeted Small Business Program

Published May 10, 2018


St. Louis County Council and St. Louis Board of Aldermen pass minority and woman contracting ordinances

Published May 09, 2018

DBEs, general public invited to Santa Maria City Transit Division meeting

Published May 07, 2018

New Minnesota portal simplifies DBE, small business certification

Published May 07, 2018


DVBE contracting with Cal Water increases in 2017

Published May 03, 2018

Westchester County Board of Legislators passes bill to increase SDVOB utilization

Published Apr 26, 2018

Greensboro disparity study details revealed at city meeting

Published Apr 12, 2018

Persons with disabilities eligible for Tennessee's GoDBE certification

Published Mar 30, 2018

TxDOT prepares for disparity study, holding public meeting

Published Mar 26, 2018

Multnomah County approves assistance for certified DBEs, MWBEs

Published Mar 23, 2018

California DGS to make adjustments to DVBE certification program

Published Mar 21, 2018

LA Metro rolls out bonding assistance program

Published Mar 19, 2018

Rochester mayor submits plan for 30 percent MWBE goal

Published Mar 14, 2018

New Orleans draft MWBE study released, open for comment

Published Mar 12, 2018

St. Louis lawmaker proposes strengthening city MWBE program

Published Mar 12, 2018

WSDOT holding meetings about DBE program changes

Published Mar 12, 2018

Savannah replaces MWBE initiative with DBE, small business program

Published Mar 08, 2018

NYC banks add millions to MWBE loan fund

Published Feb 26, 2018

Winston-Salem considers modifications to MWBE program

Published Feb 26, 2018