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


Travis County awards HUB study contract to University of Texas

TX News • Published Jul 25, 2019

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Governor Cuomo signs legislation re-authorizing MWBE program

NY News • Published Jul 18, 2019

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Virginia Governor signs executive order targeting 42 percent small business procurement

VA News • Published Jul 11, 2019

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U.S. SBA releases Fiscal Year 2018 Small Business Federal Procurement Scorecard

News • Published Jul 09, 2019

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools updating Contractor/Supplier Database

NC News • Published Jul 08, 2019

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City of Madera announces Triennial DBE Goal

CA News • Published Jul 08, 2019

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Nassau County to conduct disparity study

NY News • Published Jun 25, 2019

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New York State Legislature passes bill raising MWBE discretionary award cap

NY News • Published Jun 24, 2019

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North Carolina legislature mulls assistance to disabled veteran-owned businesses

NC News • Published Jun 18, 2019

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Caltrain has begun 30-day DBE goal notice period

CA News • Published Jun 12, 2019

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New York City opens streamlined SBS Connect website

NY News • Published Jun 07, 2019

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Riverside Municipal Airport sets 2019-2021 DBE participation goal

CA News • Published Jun 04, 2019

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2020 Mecklenburg County budget includes expanded funding for MWSBE assistance

NC News • Published May 28, 2019

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Kentucky Transportation Cabinet seeking input on 2020 DBE goals

KY News • Published May 28, 2019

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SBA makes rule change proposal on WOSB self-certification publicly available

News • Published May 23, 2019

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New Jersey Transit soliciting input on 2020-2022 DBE goal

NJ News • Published May 13, 2019

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Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority soliciting input on 2020-2022 DBE goal

NC News • Published May 09, 2019

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Washington legislature repeals ban on affirmative action

WA News • Published May 02, 2019

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Texas contractor organizations speak against HUB program changes

TX News • Published Apr 29, 2019

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VA announces goal increases for SDVOSB and VOSB contracting

News • Published Apr 17, 2019

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Port of Houston to conduct MWBE disparity study

TX News • Published Apr 16, 2019

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LGBTBE bill introduced in NYC City Council

NY News • Published Mar 11, 2019

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Caltrans releases Small Business Outreach Plan

CA News • Published Mar 06, 2019

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Bill introduced in New Jersey Legislature to remove DVBE residency requirement

NJ News • Published Mar 06, 2019

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Port Authority announces opening of community, MWBE outreach offices

NY News • Published Mar 05, 2019

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