U.S. government contracts to black-and Hispanic-owned small businesses fell last year for the first time in a decade, declining at a sharper rate than awards to all companies. Contracts to the black-owned firms dropped 8 percent to $7.12 billion in the fiscal year that ended Sept. 30, compared with fiscal 2010. Awards to Hispanic-owned businesses decreased 7 percent to $7.89 billion, according to federal procurement data. Read full article >>

Topics:  contracts   sept   awards   read   hispanic-owned   time   decade   year   percent   businesses   billion   fiscal   
ASK NEWS:
  • New Star Investment Trust NSI NEW STAR INVESTMENT TRUST PLC - Digital Look
    ... rates for the first time since 2006 ... as a result of the fall in the oil ... forward foreign exchange contracts ... There are no minority ...
    02/12/2016 - 8:26 am | View Link
  • Raimondo signs Rhode Island truck toll bill - Providence Journal
    Raimondo signs truck toll legislation into law - Providence Journal
    02/11/2016 - 10:12 am | View Link
  • Toll opponents hand out 'pink slips' as House committee OKs latest ... - Providence Journal
    You had plenty of time to ask ... gantries up and contracts." More ... a well-financed challenger in the fall. ... value of the bid" to a ...
    02/9/2016 - 3:12 pm | View Link
  • Committee approval sends truck tolls to R.I. House, Senate votes - Providence Journal
    You had plenty of time to ask ... well-financed challengers in the fall. ... construction and design contracts, the ... contract to a "minority ...
    02/9/2016 - 9:12 am | View Link
  • AMSC Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2015 Financial Results and ... - Yahoo! Finance
    AMSC Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2015 Financial Results And ... - TheStreet.com
    02/9/2016 - 8:56 am | View Link
  • For maids and nannies in Latin America, a push for rights gains ... - Christian Science Monitor
    For maids and nannies in Latin America, a push for rights gains ... - Yahoo! News
    02/9/2016 - 7:14 am | View Link
  • House, Senate committees approve truck toll legislation - Providence Journal
    You had plenty of time to ask ... gantries up and contracts." More ... a well-financed challenger in the fall. ... value of the bid" to a ...
    02/9/2016 - 6:23 am | View Link
  • More
BING NEWS:
  • Minority-owned firm questions city's fight over contract
    But the Landrieu administration says its commitment to DBEs is clearly backed up by the numbers: The city's Office of Supplier Diversity has doubled the number of certified DBEs from 300 to 600; DBE participation in city contracts has also doubled since ...
    06/16/2015 - 4:32 pm | View Link
  • Women, minority businesses fall short on Savannah, Chatham construction contracts
    When it comes time to bid on major construction projects offered by this area’s biggest government entities — the city of Savannah, Chatham County and the Savannah-Chatham public school system — few, if any, companies owned by women or minorities are ...
    05/3/2014 - 6:31 pm | View Link
  • Certifying Your Minority Business Opens Doors to Opportunity
    Before embarking on the certification process, know that it’s a major time investment. It can be costly ... Just because you registered doesn’t mean these contracts will fall in your lap. Some corporations will send bid notification request for ...
    02/14/2014 - 7:00 pm | View Link
  • Jefferson Parish contracting reforms to be delayed again, facing criticism from minority companies
    Margie Seemann, Citizens for Good Government Jefferson Parish's contracting changes, which were first proposed last fall, appear headed for yet another ... politicians' discretion to hand out some parish contracts. Councilman Chris Roberts, who authored ...
    03/12/2013 - 3:16 pm | View Link
  • Minority contracts fall for first time in decade
    The inside track on Washington politics. Be the first to know about new stories from PowerPost. Sign up to follow, and we’ll e-mail you free updates as they’re published. You’ll receive free e-mail news updates each time a new story is published.
    05/13/2012 - 8:40 pm | View Link
  • Minority or woman? Bill would let contractors be both
    But a bill in the General Assembly seeks to remedy the situation by allowing companies to fall within more than one category. It could give those firms more flexibility in bidding on state contracts ... and choose one at the time of bidding.
    02/22/2009 - 4:00 pm | View Link
  • University grilled on minority contracts
    Martin O'Malley, grilled University System of Maryland officials yesterday, asking why more minority- and women-owned firms were not receiving larger portions of state contracts ... this is budgeted on a very tight time frame," he said.
    03/21/2007 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • How to Find Government Contracts | eHow
    How to Find Government Contracts. Doing business with the government can be a lucrative proposition. Each year, federal, city, county and state government agencies ...
    02/12/2016 - 11:32 am | View Website
  • HAVC • Homepage
    Four Croatian films at Santa Barbara Festival. The 31st Santa Barbara International Film Festival, running from February 3rd to 13th, will screen four Croatian films
    02/12/2016 - 9:31 am | View Website
  • Mediagazer
    Mediagazer presents the day's must-read media news on a single page.
    02/12/2016 - 5:20 am | View Website
  • OMWBE
    Opportunities For Small Businesses including upcoming conferences, contracts, Certification for State M/WBE, DBE/ACDBE & SBE & procurement websites.
    02/11/2016 - 6:14 pm | View Website
  • Indiana University Plan Room
    Welcome to the Indiana University Plan Room. If you need assistance using this plan room, please call the Eastern Engineering Fishers Office Distribution Department ...
    02/11/2016 - 5:46 pm | View Website
  • MBE Magazine | Minority Business Entrepreneur | Minority ...
    Welcome to MBE Magazine | Minority Business, EPI, Supplier Diversity, Procurement, Women in Business
    02/11/2016 - 3:12 am | View Website
  • Department of General Services Home
    Department of General Services Bob Oglesby, Commissioner 312 Rosa L. Parks Ave., 22nd Floor Nashville, TN 37243-1102 (615) 741-9263 General.Services@tn.gov
    02/10/2016 - 3:02 pm | View Website
  • More
Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Business News