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.
Wisconsin bill may limit DBE participation on WisDOT contracts

Published Dec 12, 2018

MWBE disparity study results presented to Asheville city council

Published Dec 07, 2018

Legislation introduced to phase out SDVOSB self-certification

Published Dec 04, 2018

Nashville proposes required outreach to MWBEs on city contracts

Published Nov 30, 2018


Small Diverse Business contracting disparity study for Pennsylvania DGS released

Published Nov 16, 2018

City of Dayton to further study MWBE utilization

Published Nov 15, 2018

Peters, Cornyn introduce bipartisan legislation to increase contracts awarded to SDVOSBs

Published Nov 15, 2018


E-J Electric Awarded Contract for LIRR 3rd Track Expansion Project

Published Nov 08, 2018

Mayors of Hoboken, Jersey City, issue executive orders creating LGBT, disabled, veteran certifications

Published Nov 06, 2018

E-J Electric awarded contract for LIRR 3rd Track Expansion Project

Published Nov 06, 2018


DOD to audit its SDVOSB set-aside program

Published Nov 05, 2018

NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer gives the city a "D" grade for MWBE inclusion

Published Nov 05, 2018

U.S. Small Business Administration proposes new HUBZone rules

Published Nov 01, 2018

Kansas City Council approves revisions to MWBE program

Published Nov 01, 2018

Balfour Beatty to hold MWBE workshop, pre-bid for Raleigh-Durham Airport Apron Project

Published Oct 26, 2018

Virginia Beach Disparity Study presented to City Council

Published Oct 22, 2018

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency announces L Taraval Improvements IFB

Published Oct 11, 2018

St. Lous County Council approves changes to its contracting procedures

Published Oct 08, 2018

New law updates California DVBE, SBE contracting preferences

Published Sep 28, 2018

New report finds MWBE utilization on Nashville contracts lagging

Published Sep 19, 2018

City of Savannah specifying Local DBEs for City DBE Goals

Published Sep 10, 2018

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools issues call for eligible vendors to complete Vendor Profile

Published Sep 04, 2018

Pittsburgh Mayor's office announces minorities, women, and veterans contracting task force

Published Aug 24, 2018

Salt Lake County passes SMWBE preference

Published Aug 16, 2018

NYC Small Business Services hosting Bond Readiness Program in fall 2018

Published Aug 15, 2018