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.
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

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