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NY News
NYC launches new M/WBE loan program
Published on 03/27/2017

New York City is launching a new revolving loan program aimed at helping minority and women-owned businesses (M/WBEs) obtain low-interest financing.
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VA News
Virginia Beach to examine minority, women business contracting practices
Published on 03/09/2017

Mayor Will Sessoms of Virginia Beach recently recommended that the city move forward with a disparity study to examine whether cronyism and discriminati... (Continue reading)

TX News
Beaumont ISD program falls flat
Published on 02/28/2017

A recent audit of Beaumont Independent School District has found that administrators largely ignored a Local, Minority, and Women-owned Business Enterpr... (Continue reading)

CA News
SF Transportation Agency holding meeting regarding DBE revisions
Published on 02/27/2017

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) will hold a public hearing to discuss how the contracting process will change on SFMTA contrac... (Continue reading)

NY News
New York hosting 2017 Regional MWBE Opportunities Expo Series
Published on 02/27/2017

New York's minority- and women-owned businesses (MWBEs) will have an opportunity to network and learn more about working with the state at one of ... (Continue reading)

New VA rule requires veteran businesses verify ownership status
Published on 02/24/2017

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has published an interim final rule, effective February 21, 2017, which requires the VA to "verify ownership an... (Continue reading)

NJ News
Hudson County establishes minority, women, and veteran business program
Published on 02/16/2017

The Board of Freeholders for Hudson County has approved a set-aside program - the first of its kind in New Jersey - under which 10 percent (by dollar va... (Continue reading)

NY News
NYC M/WBE program partners with local organizations
Published on 02/14/2017

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio recently announced a new initiative where the Office of Minority Owned Business Enterprises will partner wi... (Continue reading)

OH News
Columbus prepares to undertake disparity study
Published on 02/06/2017

The City of Columbus is set to conduct a disparity study on the city’s municipal contracting process in order to determine whether and to what ext... (Continue reading)

NY News
DASNY accepting applications for surety bond program
Published on 02/06/2017

The Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY) recently announced a surety bond training program for minority- and/or women-owned business ent... (Continue reading)

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