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.
Onondaga County formalizes MWBE considerations

Published Aug 07, 2018

Mercer County announces set-asides for MBEs, WBEs, VOBs, and SBEs

Published Aug 07, 2018

NY bill easing MBE certification for veterans awaits governor's signature

Published Aug 01, 2018

New certificate program in Transportation Construction created in Kentucky

Published Jul 31, 2018


Disparity study for the Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District released

Published Jul 27, 2018

Non-union contractors now eligible to work on Columbia University Manhattanville project

Published Jul 25, 2018

Town of Hempstead announces VOSB and SDVOB preference proposal

Published Jul 20, 2018


New York State Senate holding joint public hearing on MWBE program

Published Jul 12, 2018

Minnesota Department of Transportation publishes, invites comment on 2019-2021 DBE goals

Published Jul 11, 2018

Ohio's PARTA announces goals for helping DBEs win public contracts

Published Jul 09, 2018


Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and Indiana DOT launch joint DBE Exchange program

Published Jul 09, 2018

Clark Public Utilities Notice to Vendors

Published Jul 05, 2018

Duluth Transit Authority submitting a DBE program to US DOT

Published Jul 03, 2018

Shelby County Schools considers using MWBE goals

Published Jun 27, 2018

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