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CA News
CA DBE Program Update
Published on 08/16/2007
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has finally released its long anticipated and highly influential Availability and Disparity Study. T... (Continue reading)
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Good Faith Effort: What is its purpose?
Published on 06/18/2007
There has been a lot of argument and confusion over the purpose of the good faith effort. Some of the DBE (Disadvantaged Business Enterprise) and DVBE (Di... (Continue reading)
WA News
WSDOT Concludes DBE Availability Study - Resumes Setting DBE Contracting Goals
Published on 12/22/2006
What is the impact and what does this mean for contractors?

On October 9 2006, Washington State DOT completed its DBE availability study and has... (Continue reading)
CA News
Caltrans Releases New Outreach Requirements in Contracts
Published on 12/22/2006
The California Department of Transportation has established new measures for outreach to Disadvantaged Veteran Business Enterprises and Small Business Ente... (Continue reading)
CA News
Caltrans Moves to a Race-Neutral DBE Program
Published on 09/26/2006
The Disadvantaged Business Enterprise program in California has now been officially been moved to a race-neutral program as of May 1st 2006. According to ... (Continue reading)
CA News
DBE Goodfaith Discusses Race Neutral Proposal Impact on Caltrans DBE Program
Published on 11/30/-0001
The issues surrounding the changes to the Caltrans DBE program in California has appeared in the news lately.  DBE Goodfaith has been spreading the word a... (Continue reading)
CA News
As a disabled veteran business owner in California, why should I consider registering as a state-certified DVBE?
Published on 11/30/-0001
In California, many state-funded projects carry a DVBE participation requirement of 3% or more of the project contract amount. There were over $5 billion ... (Continue reading)
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Federal Government Now Beginning to Follow California's Lead on Disabled Veteran Businesses
Published on 11/30/-0001
It appears that the Federal Government is beginning to follow California’s lead when it comes to developing business and contracting opportunities for di... (Continue reading)
CA News
Bill to Raise DVBE Bid Preference on State Contracts to 10% Now Moving Toward the California State Senate
Published on 11/30/-0001
The California State Assembly Committee on Veteran's Affairs voted 6-1 to increase the current bid preference on disabled veteran owned businesses from thr... (Continue reading)
CA News
California Governor Issues Order to Establish Small Business Participation Goal of 25%
Published on 11/30/-0001
On March 29th 2006, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger issued executive order S-02-06 requiring state agencies to meet or exceed a 25% participation... (Continue reading)

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