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UT News

Utah DOT proposes DBE goal for FTA-funded FY2018-2020 contracts

Published on Jun 16, 2017

The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) is proposing a disadvantaged business enterprise (DBE) goal of 0.42 pe...

National News

Bipartisan House bill to help veteran business contracting with GSA

Published on Jun 12, 2017

A bipartisan bill that aims to increase the number of service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses (SDVOSBs) and veteran-o...

NY News

Report: Not enough qualified MWBEs for large NYC contracts

Published on Jun 12, 2017

The Building Trades Employers' Association (BTEA), a New York City-based organization representing large contractors, has re...

NC News

Durham County falling just short of MWBE goal

Published on Jun 12, 2017

Durham County has awarded 21.86 percent of its total contracting dollars to Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (M...

GA News

Savannah MWBE program may expand to include small businesses

Published on Jun 12, 2017

Officials for the City of Savannah are considering whether to replace the city’s existing Minority- and Women-Owned Bus...

NC News

Raleigh-Durham Airport proposes new ACDBE goals

Published on Jun 06, 2017

The Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority has announced its proposed Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE)...

NY News

Mayor de Blasio asks Albany to raise cap on city's MWBE contracts

Published on Jun 06, 2017

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is asking state legislators to permit the city to award contracts valued at under $200,000...


NC News

M/W/SBE vendors invited to update listing with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

Published on Jun 05, 2017

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) is in the process of updating their Contractor/Supplier Databases and is inviting certifi...

PA News

Pennsylvania to embark on disparity study

Published on May 30, 2017

The State of Pennsylvania is commissioning its first disparity study, which will examine barriers to access for small diverse...

WA News

Non-minority women-owned businesses excluded from WSDOT DBE goals

Published on May 30, 2017

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is preparing to implement a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)...

National News

Federal government awards nearly $100 billion to small businesses in 2016

Published on May 30, 2017

The federal government has exceeded its small business contracting goal for the fourth consecutive year, according to a recen...


AZ News

ADOT seeks public comment on new DBE goals

Published on May 22, 2017

The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) is preparing to submit its new Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal t...

FL News

Broward County makes adjustments to minority, women business program

Published on May 22, 2017

The School Board of Broward County is preparing to unveil it's new Supplier Diversity Outreach Program on July 1st.The progr...

TX News

Texas HUBs getting larger percentage of state contracts

Published on May 22, 2017

Texas is doing more business with companies certified as Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUBs), according to a ne...

MS News

New website helps Mississippi firms become minority, small business certified

Published on May 22, 2017

Mississippi's minority-owned business and small businesses will find it easier to get information on certification with the ...


National News

SBA announces $500,000 competition for VOSB, SDVOSB training programs

Published on May 15, 2017

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) plans to expand an existing program providing federal procurement entrepreneursh...

NY News

New programs to help New York State MWBEs grow

Published on May 15, 2017

New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo recently announced two new programs designed to help minority and women-owned busines...

WA News

Washington hosting meetings for new MBE, WBE, VBE disparity study

Published on May 15, 2017

Washington State will soon begin studying whether minority-, women-, and veteran-owned businesses are being discriminated aga...

TX News

Nearly half of San Antonio contracts go to S/M/WBEs in 2016

Published on May 08, 2017

A new study published by the City of San Antonio reports that the city spent more money with small, minority, and women-owned...

NC News

City of Asheville to embark on disparity study

Published on May 05, 2017

Next month, a consulting firm hired by the City of Asheville will begin studying whether minority- and women-owned businesses...

CA News

LA County rolls out new local, disabled-veteran business program

Published on May 04, 2017

The County of Los Angeles is shooting to award 25 percent of county contracts to local small businesses and 3 percent to disa...

SD News

DBE Goal Notice: Martin Municipal Airport

Published on May 04, 2017

Notice is hereby given that Martin City Council has submitted to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) a Disadvantaged Bu...

CA News

Californa DBE program may shrink following disparity study

Published on Apr 18, 2017

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is considering changes to the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) ...