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.

Diversity Contracting News


City of Dayton to further study MWBE utilization

OH News • Published Nov 15, 2018

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

News • Published Nov 15, 2018

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

NY News • Published Nov 08, 2018

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

NJ News • Published Nov 06, 2018

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

NY News • Published Nov 06, 2018

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DOD to audit its SDVOSB set-aside program

News • Published Nov 05, 2018

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

NY News • Published Nov 05, 2018

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U.S. Small Business Administration proposes new HUBZone rules

News • Published Nov 01, 2018

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Kansas City Council approves revisions to MWBE program

MO News • Published Nov 01, 2018

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

NC News • Published Oct 26, 2018

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Virginia Beach Disparity Study presented to City Council

VA News • Published Oct 22, 2018

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San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency announces L Taraval Improvements IFB

CA News • Published Oct 11, 2018

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St. Lous County Council approves changes to its contracting procedures

MO News • Published Oct 08, 2018

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New law updates California DVBE, SBE contracting preferences

CA News • Published Sep 28, 2018

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New report finds MWBE utilization on Nashville contracts lagging

TN News • Published Sep 19, 2018

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City of Savannah specifying Local DBEs for City DBE Goals

GA News • Published Sep 10, 2018

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

NC News • Published Sep 04, 2018

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

PA News • Published Aug 24, 2018

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Salt Lake County passes SMWBE preference

UT News • Published Aug 16, 2018

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NYC Small Business Services hosting Bond Readiness Program in fall 2018

NY News • Published Aug 15, 2018

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Onondaga County formalizes MWBE considerations

NY News • Published Aug 07, 2018

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

NJ News • Published Aug 07, 2018

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

NY News • Published Aug 01, 2018

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New certificate program in Transportation Construction created in Kentucky

KY News • Published Jul 31, 2018

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

KY News • Published Jul 27, 2018

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