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.
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

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